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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
  • 4dr Wgn
  • 4dr Wgn w/Sunroof
Sports Wagon
  • Sports Wagon
  • Sports Wagon

Prices

MSRP $34,850 $32,900 $35,400
Invoice $32,410 $30,926 $32,570
Avg. Paid $18,484 N/A $17,192

U.S. News Scores

Overall 8.5 7.8 7.8
Critics' Rating 9.5 8.4 9.5
Performance 8.8 7.7 8.7
Interior 8.3 8.3 7.6
Safety 10.0 N/A 8.9
Reliability 3.0 2.5 2.0
Operating Cost 7.6 N/A 7.2

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Standard all-wheel drive
  • Excellent safety score
  • High fuel economy rating for the class
  • Comfortable five-passenger cabin
  • Advanced safety systems impress
  • Simple, functional standard features
  • Large cargo space
  • Available all-wheel drive
  • Smooth acceleration
Cons
  • Complicated MMI infotainment system
  • Not much cargo space for the class
  • Underpowered engine
  • Disappointing fuel economy
  • Fussy optional navigation system
  • Complicated iDrive system
  • Low reliability score
  • Small cargo area for the class

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic Manual
Drivetrain All-Wheel Drive Front wheel drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas I4 2.0L/- TBD - Gas I6 3.2L/195 Gas I6 3.0L/183
MPG 21 City / 27 Hwy 16 City / 25 Hwy 17 City / 27 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style 4 Door Wagon 5dr Wagon 4 Door Wagon

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 110.6 110.8 108.7
Length, Overall (in) 185.2 189.9 178.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.9 73.3 71.5
Height, Overall (in) 56.2 60.6 55.8

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) 3814 3527 3527

Tires & Wheels

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

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard Standard Optional
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
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 Optional Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Optional Optional
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Rain Sensing Wipers 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 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.) - TBD - 98 92.6
Front Head Room (in) 40.0 38.8 38.5
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 41.9 41.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.5 57.4 55.4
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 54.8 - TBD -
Second Head Room (in) 37.5 38.6 38.0
Second Leg Room (in) 34.3 34.6 34.6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.3 56.5 55.1
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 55.1 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (cu. ft.) 50.5 72.1 60.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (cu. ft.) 17.3 33.3 16.2
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 Standard Optional
MP3 Player Optional Standard Standard
Rear Seat Audio Controls Optional
Satellite Radio Standard Optional Optional
Premium Sound System Optional Optional
Entertainment System 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 Standard Optional
Cell Phone Optional
Cell Phone Hookup Optional

Seats

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

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
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

All Wheel Drive Standard
Front Wheel Drive Standard
Rear Wheel Drive Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard
Straight 6 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard
Turbocharged Standard
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I6 Gas I6
Displacement 2.0L/- TBD - 3.2L/195 3.0L/183
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 211 @ 5300-6000 235 @ 6400 230 @ 6500
Torque (Net @ RPM) 258 @ 1500-4200 236 @ 3200 200 @ 2750
Transmission Tiptronic Automatic Manual
Turning diameter 37.4 36.7 36.1

Fuel

Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 16 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27 25 27
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.9 18.5 16.1

Suspension

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

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