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V8
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Automatic
  • Automatic
  • Automatic (Hawaii)
  • Automatic with Technology Package
  • Automatic with Technology and CMBS/PAX Packages
4dr Sdn I6 FWD
  • 4dr Sdn I6 FWD
  • 4dr Sdn I6 Turbo AWD
  • 4dr Sdn V8 AWD

Prices

MSRP $46,280 $46,680 $39,600
Invoice $43,503 $41,935 $37,224
Avg. Paid $14,043 $18,470 $13,391

U.S. News Scores

Overall 8.5 8.8 8.0
Critics' Rating 8.8 8.6 8.4
Performance 8.0 8.4 7.6
Interior 8.6 8.9 8.5
Operating Cost 7.4 7.1 N/A
Safety 8.4 10.0 10.0
Reliability 4.5 5.0 3.0

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Smooth and comfortable ride
  • Spacious interior and loads of cargo room
  • Excellent reliability rating
  • Standard all-wheel drive
  • Numerous standard features
  • Outstanding reliability and safety scores
  • Top safety ratings
  • Comfortable front seats
  • Long list of standard features
Cons
  • Lackluster performance
  • Low safety scores
  • No V8 engine option
  • Small trunk
  • Low fuel economy rating
  • Weak base engine
  • Uninspiring handling
  • Below-average reliability for the class

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas V8 4.6L/279 Gas V6 3.7L/224 Gas I6 3.2L/195
MPG 15 City / 23 Hwy 16 City / 22 Hwy 16 City / 25 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 115.6 110.2 111.6
Length, Overall (in) 207.6 195.8 191.0
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.8 72.7 73.3
Height, Overall (in) 57.6 57.2 58.8

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Sun/Moon Roof Optional Standard Standard
Power Tilt/Sliding Sunroof Optional Standard Standard
Sunroof Sunshield Standard

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4009 4083 3825

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front Performance Standard Standard Standard
Tires - Rear Performance Standard Standard Standard
Compact Spare Tire Standard
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Standard Standard Standard
Chrome Wheels Optional Optional

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Standard Standard Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard
HID headlights Standard Standard Optional
Keyless Start Standard Optional
Rear Parking Aid Optional
Front Reading Lamps Standard Standard
Rear Reading Lamps Standard Standard Standard
Rear Seat Heat Ducts Standard Standard
Remote Engine Start Standard
Adjustable Steering Wheel Optional Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Navigation from Telematics Standard
Trip Computer Standard Standard Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Optional Standard Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Rain Sensing Wipers Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Standard Standard Standard
Rear Floor Mats Standard Standard Standard
Keyless Entry Standard Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Standard Standard Standard
Heated Exterior Driver Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Heated Mirrors Standard Standard Standard
Heated Exterior Passenger Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Mirror Memory Optional 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.) 113.2 99.1 98
Front Head Room (in) 39.2 38.5 37.8
Front Leg Room (in) 42.5 42.4 41.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 60.0 58.5 57.4
Front Hip Room (in) 56.9 55.1 54.8
Second Head Room (in) 38.6 37.2 38.3
Second Leg Room (in) 41.6 36.3 35.0
Second Shoulder Room (in) 59.2 56.1 56.3
Second Hip Room (in) 56.7 54.0 54.7
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 18.8 13.1 14.9

Entertainment

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

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

Seats

Leather Seats Standard Standard Standard
Cooled Driver Seat Optional
Cooled Passenger Seat Optional
Heated Driver Seat Optional Standard Optional
Heated Passenger Seat Optional Standard Optional
Heated Rear Seat Optional
Driver Lumbar Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Lumbar Standard Standard Standard
Seat Memory Optional Standard Standard
Power Driver Seat Standard Standard Standard
Power Passenger Seat Standard Standard Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Standard Standard
2nd Row Bench Seat Standard
Split Bench Seat Optional
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 Standard
Electronic Stability Control Standard Standard Standard
Auto-On Headlights Standard Standard
Daytime Running Lights Standard Standard Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard Standard
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors Standard Standard Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard
Emergency Trunk Release Standard Standard

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

All Wheel Drive Standard
Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard
Straight 6 Cylinder Engine Standard
V6 Cylinder Engine Standard
8 Cylinder Engine Standard
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V6 Gas I6
Displacement 4.6L/279 3.7L/224 3.2L/195
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 275 @ 6000 300 @ 6300 235 @ 6200
Torque (Net @ RPM) 295 @ 4400 271 @ 5000 236 @ 3200
Transmission Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD Automatic,
Turning diameter 42 39.7 36.7

Fuel

Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 15 16 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 23 22 25
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18 19.4 18.5

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double wishbone w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-link w/Coil Springs

Transmission

Automatic Standard Standard Standard
Automatic Transmission w/Manual Mode Standard Standard
4-Speed Automatic Standard
5-Speed Automatic Standard
6-Speed Automatic Standard