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4dr Avant Wgn 3.0L quattro Premium
  • 4dr Avant Wgn 3.0L quattro Premium
  • 4dr Avant Wgn 3.0L quattro Premium Plus
  • 4dr Avant Wgn 3.0L 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
Sports Wagon
  • Sports Wagon
 
 

Prices

MSRP $53,310 $37,250 $55,800
Invoice $49,579 $35,015 $51,335
Avg. Paid $27,150 N/A N/A

U.S. News Scores

Overall 8.5 7.8 N/A
Critics' Rating 9.2 8.0 N/A
Performance 8.0 7.7 N/A
Interior 8.2 8.7 N/A
Safety 10.0 N/A N/A
Reliability 4.0 3.0 N/A
Operating Cost 7.1 N/A N/A

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • High safety score for the class
  • High reliability score among classmates
  • Improved all-wheel drive system
  • Loads of advanced safety equipment
  • Engineered for moderate off-road fun
  • Comfortable seats and intuitive features
  • Vast cargo space
  • Powerful turbocharged engine
  • Top-notch handling
  • Standard all-wheel drive
  • Comfortable seating for five
Cons
  • Complicated multi-media interface
  • Base engine lacks power
  • Poor fuel economy
  • Complicated iDrive feature controls

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic Manual
Drivetrain All-Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas V6 3.0L/183 Gas I6 3.2L/195 Turbocharged Gas I6 3.0L/182
MPG 17 City / 25 Hwy 15 City / 23 Hwy 16 City / 23 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style 4 Door Wagon 5dr Wagon 4 Door Sport Wagon

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 111.9 110.8 113.6
Length, Overall (in) 194.0 190.5 191.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.0 73.3 72.7
Height, Overall (in) 57.6 63.1 58.7

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

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

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) - TBD - 4092 4101

Tires & Wheels

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

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard Standard
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Heads-Up Display Optional
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Standard Standard Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard
HID headlights Optional Standard
Interior Cargo Shade Standard Standard
Keyless Start Optional Optional
Rear Parking Aid Optional Optional
Power Liftgate Optional Optional
Front Reading Lamps Standard Standard
Rear Reading Lamps Standard Standard
Rear Seat Heat Ducts Standard
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Trip Computer Standard Standard Standard
Remote Trunk Release Optional Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Standard Optional
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Rain Sensing Wipers Standard Optional Standard
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 Standard Optional
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
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror Standard Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard Standard

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 5 5 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) - TBD - - TBD - 96.5
Front Head Room (in) 40.6 38.8 39.1
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 41.9 41.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.1 57.4 57.3
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 54.8 - TBD -
Second Head Room (in) 38.5 38.6 39.1
Second Leg Room (in) 36.9 34.6 36.0
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.9 56.5 57.2
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 55.1 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (cu. ft.) - TBD - 72.1 17.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (cu. ft.) 33.9 33.3 58.3
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (cu. ft.)

Entertainment

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

Heating & Cooling

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

Navigation & Communication

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

Seats

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

Brakes

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

Safety Features

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

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

All Wheel Drive Standard Standard Standard
Straight 6 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard
V6 Cylinder Engine Standard
Supercharged Standard
Turbocharged Standard
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I6 Turbocharged Gas I6
Displacement 3.0L/183 3.2L/195 3.0L/182
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 300 @ 5100 235 @ 6200 300 @ 5800
Torque (Net @ RPM) 310 @ 2500 236 @ 3200 300 @ 1400-5000
Transmission Automatic w/OD Automatic, Manual
Turning diameter 39.0 37.7 39.0

Fuel

Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 15 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 23 23
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 21.1 18.5 18.5

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front Four-Link MacPherson Strut Double-Pivot
Suspension Type - Rear Trapezoidal-Link Independent 4-Link Integral
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut-Type
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Transmission

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