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Sports Wagon
  • Sports Wagon
  • Sports Wagon
4dr Wgn Auto 2.0T quattro Prem
  • 4dr Wgn Auto 2.0T quattro Prem
  • 4dr Wgn Auto 2.0T quattro Prem Plus
  • 4dr Wgn Auto 2.0T quattro Prestige
4dr Wgn 3.2L
  • 4dr Wgn 3.2L
  • 4dr Wgn 3.2L w/Sunroof
  • 4dr Wgn 3.0T
  • 4dr Wgn 3.0T w/Sunroof

Prices

MSRP $35,400 $34,850 $37,250
Invoice $32,570 $32,410 $35,015
Avg. Paid $17,192 $18,484 N/A

U.S. News Scores

Overall 7.8 8.4 7.8
Critics' Rating 9.5 9.5 8.0
Performance 8.7 8.8 7.7
Interior 7.6 8.3 8.7
Safety 8.9 10.0 N/A
Reliability 2.0 3.0 3.0
Operating Cost 7.1 7.5 N/A

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Available all-wheel drive
  • Smooth acceleration
  • Standard all-wheel drive
  • Excellent safety score
  • High fuel economy rating for the class
  • Loads of advanced safety equipment
  • Engineered for moderate off-road fun
  • Comfortable seats and intuitive features
  • Vast cargo space
Cons
  • Complicated iDrive system
  • Low reliability score
  • Small cargo area for the class
  • Complicated MMI infotainment system
  • Not much cargo space for the class
  • Base engine lacks power
  • Poor fuel economy

General Specs

Transmission Manual Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive All-Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas I6 3.0L/183 Gas I4 2.0L/- TBD - Gas I6 3.2L/195
MPG 17 City / 27 Hwy 21 City / 27 Hwy 15 City / 23 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style 4 Door Wagon 4 Door Wagon 5dr Wagon

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 108.7 110.6 110.8
Length, Overall (in) 178.2 185.2 190.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.5 71.9 73.3
Height, Overall (in) 55.8 56.2 63.1

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Sun/Moon Roof Standard Standard
Panoramic Roof Standard Standard
Power Tilt/Sliding Sunroof Standard Standard
Sunroof Sunshield Standard
Sunroof Wind Deflector Standard

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3527 3814 4092

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front All-Season Standard Standard
Tires - Front Performance Standard Standard Optional
Tires - Rear All-Season Standard Standard
Tires - Rear Performance Standard Standard Optional
Compact Spare Tire Standard
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Standard Standard Standard
Wheel Locks Optional

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Optional Standard Standard
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard Standard
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Standard Standard Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard
HID headlights Optional Optional
Interior Cargo Shade Standard Standard
Keyless Start Optional Optional
Rear Parking Aid Optional Optional
Power Liftgate Optional
Front Reading Lamps Standard Standard Standard
Rear Reading Lamps Standard Standard Standard
Rear Seat Heat Ducts Standard Standard
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Trip Computer Standard Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard Optional
Universal Garage Door Opener Optional Optional
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Rain Sensing Wipers Standard Optional
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Standard Standard
Rear Floor Mats Standard Standard
Keyless Entry Standard Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Optional Standard
Heated Exterior Driver Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Heated Mirrors Standard Standard Standard
Heated Exterior Passenger Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Mirror Memory Standard Standard
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Power Folding Mirrors Optional
Power Passenger Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard Standard

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 5 5 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 92.6 - TBD - - TBD -
Front Head Room (in) 38.5 40.0 38.8
Front Leg Room (in) 41.1 41.3 41.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.4 55.5 57.4
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD - 54.8
Second Head Room (in) 38.0 37.5 38.6
Second Leg Room (in) 34.6 34.3 34.6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.1 54.3 56.5
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD - 55.1
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (cu. ft.) 60.9 50.5 72.1
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (cu. ft.) 16.2 17.3 33.3
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (cu. ft.)

Entertainment

AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard Standard
CD Changer Optional
CD Player Standard Standard Standard
HD Radio Optional Standard
MP3 Player Standard Optional Standard
Rear Seat Audio Controls Optional
Satellite Radio Optional Standard Optional
Premium Sound System Optional Optional

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control Standard Standard Standard
Dual Zone A/C Standard Standard
A/C Standard Standard Standard
Rear A/C Standard

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System Optional Optional
Onboard Hands-Free Communications System Optional
Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Optional Optional Standard
Cell Phone Optional
Cell Phone Hookup Optional

Seats

Cloth Seats Standard
Leather Seats Optional Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats Standard
Heated Driver Seat Optional Optional Optional
Heated Passenger Seat Optional Optional Optional
Heated Rear Seat Optional
Driver Lumbar Optional Standard Standard
Passenger Lumbar Optional
Seat Memory Optional Standard
Power Driver Seat Optional Standard Standard
Power Passenger Seat Optional Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Standard Standard
2nd Row Bench Seat Standard Standard Standard
Bucket Seats Standard Optional Standard

Safety

Airbags

Driver Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag On/Off Switch Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Air Bag Standard Standard Standard

Brakes

4-Wheel ABS Standard Standard Standard
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard Standard Standard

Safety Features

Brake Assist Standard Standard
Electronic Stability Control Standard Standard Standard
Auto-On Headlights Standard
Daytime Running Lights Standard Standard Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard Standard
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

All Wheel Drive Standard Standard
Rear Wheel Drive Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard
Straight 6 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard
Turbocharged Standard
Engine Type Gas I6 Gas I4 Gas I6
Displacement 3.0L/183 2.0L/- TBD - 3.2L/195
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 230 @ 6500 211 @ 5300-6000 235 @ 6200
Torque (Net @ RPM) 200 @ 2750 258 @ 1500-4200 236 @ 3200
Transmission Manual Tiptronic Automatic,
Turning diameter 36.1 37.4 37.7

Fuel

Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 21 15
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27 27 23
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.1 16.9 18.5

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front Double Pivot 4-Link MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear 5-Link Trapezoidal Link Independent
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar

Transmission

Automatic Optional Standard Standard
Automatic Transmission w/Manual Mode Optional Standard Standard
6-Speed Automatic Optional Standard Standard
Manual Standard
6-Speed Manual Standard