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

Prices

MSRP $39,600 $46,680 $45,800
Invoice $37,224 $41,935 $42,286
Avg. Paid $15,361 $20,798 $19,296

U.S. News Scores

Overall 8.0 8.8 8.5
Critics' Rating 8.4 8.6 9.2
Performance 7.6 8.4 9.2
Interior 8.5 8.9 8.3
Operating Cost N/A 7.2 7.4
Safety 10.0 10.0 9.6
Reliability 3.0 5.0 3.5

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Top safety ratings
  • Comfortable front seats
  • Long list of standard features
  • Standard all-wheel drive
  • Numerous standard features
  • Outstanding reliability and safety scores
  • Exciting driving dynamics
  • Comfortable, high-quality interior
Cons
  • Weak base engine
  • Uninspiring handling
  • Below-average reliability for the class
  • No V8 engine option
  • Small trunk
  • Low fuel economy rating
  • Below-average safety scores
  • Marginal fuel economy

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive Rear-Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas I6 3.2L/195 Gas V6 3.7L/224 Gas V6 3.5L/213
MPG 16 City / 25 Hwy 16 City / 22 Hwy 17 City / 25 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan 4-door Sedan

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 111.6 110.2 114.2
Length, Overall (in) 191.0 195.8 194.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.3 72.7 71.1
Height, Overall (in) 58.8 57.2 59.4

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

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

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3825 4083 3941

Tires & Wheels

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

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard Standard
Back-Up Camera Optional
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Standard Standard Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard
HID headlights Optional Standard Standard
Keyless Start Optional Standard Standard
Rear Parking Aid Optional Optional
Front Reading Lamps Standard Standard Standard
Rear Reading Lamps Standard Standard Standard
Rear Seat Heat Ducts Standard Standard 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 Standard Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Standard Standard Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Rain Sensing Wipers Standard Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard 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 Standard 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.) 98 99.1 105.2
Front Head Room (in) 37.8 38.5 39.6
Front Leg Room (in) 41.9 42.4 44.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.4 58.5 58.2
Front Hip Room (in) 54.8 55.1 55.1
Second Head Room (in) 38.3 37.2 37.8
Second Leg Room (in) 35.0 36.3 37.3
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.3 56.1 56.9
Second Hip Room (in) 54.7 54.0 53.9
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 14.9 13.1 14.9

Entertainment

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

Heating & Cooling

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

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System Optional Optional
Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Standard Standard Standard

Seats

Cloth Seats Standard Standard Standard
Leather Seats Standard Standard Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats Standard Standard Standard
Vinyl Seats Standard Standard Standard
Cooled Driver Seat Standard
Cooled Passenger Seat Standard
Heated Driver Seat Optional Standard Standard
Heated Passenger Seat Optional Standard Standard
Heated Rear Seat Optional Optional
Driver Lumbar Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Lumbar Standard Standard Standard
Seat Memory Standard 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 Standard
Fixed Bench Seat Standard
Split Bench Seat 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
ABS 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 Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard
Emergency Trunk Release Standard Standard Standard

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

All Wheel Drive Standard
Front Wheel Drive Standard
Rear Wheel Drive Standard
Straight 6 Cylinder Engine Standard
V6 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard
Engine Type Gas I6 Gas V6 Gas V6
Displacement 3.2L/195 3.7L/224 3.5L/213
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 235 @ 6200 300 @ 6300 303 @ 6800
Torque (Net @ RPM) 236 @ 3200 271 @ 5000 262 @ 4800
Transmission Automatic, Automatic w/OD Automatic
Turning diameter 36.7 39.7 36.7

Fuel

Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16 16 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 22 25
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5 19.4 20

Suspension

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

Transmission

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