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2009 Saturn Aura Hybrid 2009 Toyota Camry Hybrid 2009 Nissan Altima Hybrid
     
Hybrid
  • Hybrid
4dr Sdn (Natl)
  • 4dr Sdn (Natl)
  • 4dr Sdn (GS)
  • 4dr Sdn (SE)
4dr Sdn I4 eCVT Hybrid
  • 4dr Sdn I4 eCVT Hybrid

Prices

MSRP $26,325 $26,150 $26,650
Invoice $24,614 $23,796 $24,976
Avg. Paid $10,065 $13,263 $13,533

U.S. News Scores

Overall 7.7 8.6 7.7
Critics' Rating 8.0 9.1 8.3
Performance 6.5 7.9 7.9
Interior 7.8 8.2 8.6
Operating Cost 8.3 8.4 8.4
Safety 9.4 9.4 9.4
Reliability 3.0 4.0 2.0

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Big trunk compared with other hybrids
  • Attractive styling
  • Performance is similar to gas-only Camry
  • Great fuel economy
  • Plenty of interior and cargo space
  • Good reliability rating
  • Reviewer-liked power, handling and acceleration
  • Strong safety scores
  • Impressive fuel economy
  • Plenty of room
Cons
  • Poor fuel economy for a hybrid
  • Mediocre performance
  • Cheap interior materials
  • Numb steering
  • Limited trunk space vs. non-hybrid Camry
  • Powertrain can be noisy
  • Few standard features
  • Poor reliability rating

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front wheel drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas/Electric I4 2.4L/145 Gas/Electric I4 2.4L/144 Gas/Electric I4 2.5L/- TBD -
MPG 26 City / 34 Hwy 33 City / 34 Hwy 35 City / 33 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 112.3 109.3 109.3
Length, Overall (in) 190.9 189.2 189.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.3 71.7 70.7
Height, Overall (in) 57.6 57.5 57.9

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Sun/Moon Roof Optional Optional Optional
Power Tilt/Sliding Sunroof Optional Optional Optional
Sunroof Sunshield Optional Optional
Sunroof Wind Deflector Optional
Rear Spoiler Optional Optional

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3523 3680 3471

Tires & Wheels

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

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Optional
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard Standard
Back-Up Camera Optional
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard Optional
Keyless Start Standard Standard
Rear Parking Aid Optional
Front Reading Lamps Standard Standard
Rear Reading Lamps Optional
Rear Seat Heat Ducts Standard Standard
Remote Engine Start Optional
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Standard Optional
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard Optional Optional
Navigation from Telematics Optional
Trip Computer Standard Standard Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard Standard Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Standard Optional
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Standard Optional Optional
Rear Floor Mats Standard Optional Optional
Keyless Entry Standard Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Optional Optional
Heated Exterior Driver Mirror Optional
Heated Mirrors Optional
Heated Exterior Passenger Mirror Optional
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Power Passenger Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Optional Standard
Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror Standard Optional Optional
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Optional Standard
Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror Standard Optional Optional
Power Steering Standard Standard Standard

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 5 5 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) - TBD - 101.4 100.7
Front Head Room (in) 39.4 38.8 40.6
Front Leg Room (in) 42.2 41.6 44.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.9 57.8 55.7
Front Hip Room (in) 53.0 54.6 56.8
Second Head Room (in) 37.4 37.8 36.8
Second Leg Room (in) 37.6 38.3 35.8
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.0 56.7 55.5
Second Hip Room (in) 52.2 53.9 52.5
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 13.1 10.6 10.1

Entertainment

AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard Standard
CD Changer Optional Optional
CD Player Standard Standard Standard
MP3 Player Standard Standard Optional
Satellite Radio 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 Optional

Navigation & Communication

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

Seats

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

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 Standard Optional
Daytime Running Lights Standard Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard Standard
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors Optional
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard
Emergency Trunk Release Standard Standard

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard Standard
Engine Type Gas/Electric I4 Gas/Electric I4 Gas/Electric I4
Displacement 2.4L/145 2.4L/144 2.5L/- TBD -
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 164 @ 6400 147 @ 6000/105 @ 4500 198 @ 5200-6000
Torque (Net @ RPM) 159 @ 5000 138 @ 4400/199 @ 1500 162 @ 2800-4800/199 @ 0-1500
Transmission Automatic Continuously Variable Continuously variable
Turning diameter 40.4 36.1 36.1

Fuel

Hybrid Fuel Standard Standard Standard
Gasoline Fuel Optional
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 26 33 35
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 34 34 33
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.0 17.2 20.0

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson strut Independent Strut
Suspension Type - Rear 4-Link Dual-link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/stabilizer bar w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Independent w/stabilizer bar

Transmission

Automatic Standard Standard Standard
Automatic Transmission w/Manual Mode Standard
4-Speed Automatic Standard
Continuously Variable Trans Standard Standard