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2dr Conv Manual Komfort
  • 2dr Conv Manual Komfort
  • 2dr Conv Manual Komfort SULEV
  • 2dr Conv DSG Komfort
  • 2dr Conv DSG Komfort SULEV
  • 2dr Conv Lux
  • 2dr Conv Lux SULEV
4dr Sdn
  • 4dr Sdn
3.0L V6 RWD
  • 3.0L V6 RWD
  • 3.0L V6 RWD Luxury
  • 3.0L V6 AWD
  • 3.0L V6 RWD Performance
  • 3.0L V6 AWD Luxury
  • 3.6L V6 RWD Performance
  • 3.0L V6 AWD Performance
  • 3.6L V6 AWD Performance
  • 3.6L V6 RWD Premium
  • 3.6L V6 AWD Premium

Prices

MSRP $32,390 $34,120 $35,165
Invoice $30,152 $30,594 $33,231
Avg. Paid $14,626 $14,129 $15,520

U.S. News Scores

Overall 7.7 9.0 8.7
Critics' Rating 8.4 9.3 9.3
Performance 8.1 8.5 8.9
Interior 8.0 8.9 8.5
Operating Cost 7.8 7.7 7.8
Safety 10.0 9.1 9.2
Reliability 2.0 5.0 4.0

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Refined handling
  • Upscale interior
  • Retractable hardtop with sunroof
  • Top safety score
  • Refined, comfortable ride
  • Supple cabin
  • Smooth engine
  • Stellar reliability score
  • Refined handling
  • Ample power from either engine
  • Upscale interior with intuitive design
  • Excellent safety and reliability scores
Cons
  • Not very sporty
  • Not very powerful
  • Small back seat
  • Poor reliability
  • Suspension too soft for much excitement
  • Low safety score for the class
  • Front seats lack adequate bolstering

General Specs

Transmission Manual Automatic Manual
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Turbocharged Gas I4 2.0L/121 Gas V6 3.5L/210 Gas V6 3.0L/183
MPG 21 City / 31 Hwy 19 City / 27 Hwy 16 City / 26 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style 2 Door Convertible 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 101.5 109.3 113.4
Length, Overall (in) 173.6 191.1 191.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.5 71.7 72.5
Height, Overall (in) 56.8 57.1 59.1

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Convertible Hardtop Standard
Sun/Moon Roof Standard Standard Optional
Panoramic Roof Standard Optional Optional
Power Tilt/Sliding Sunroof Standard
Sunroof Sunshield Standard Optional
Sunroof Wind Deflector Standard
Rear Spoiler Optional Optional Optional

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3505 3580 3861

Tires & Wheels

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

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard Standard
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard
Back-Up Camera Optional
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Standard Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard
HID headlights Optional Optional
Keyless Start Standard
Rear Parking Aid Optional Optional
Front Reading Lamps Standard Standard
Rear Reading Lamps Standard
Rear Seat Heat Ducts Standard
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard Optional Standard
Navigation from Telematics Optional
Trip Computer Standard Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard Standard Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Rain Sensing Wipers Optional
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Standard Standard Standard
Rear Floor Mats Standard
Keyless Entry Standard Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Standard Standard
Heated Exterior Driver Mirror Standard
Heated Mirrors Standard Standard Standard
Heated Exterior Passenger Mirror Standard
Mirror Memory Optional
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Power Passenger Mirror 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 4 5 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 77.4 95.4 98
Front Head Room (in) 37.5 37.4 38.8
Front Leg Room (in) 41.7 42.2 42.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.7 57.3 56.7
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 55.9 55.1
Second Head Room (in) 35.8 36.8 37.2
Second Leg Room (in) 32.5 35.9 35.9
Second Shoulder Room (in) 41.5 56.3 54.7
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 52.8 54.1
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 6.6-10.5 14.7 13.6

Entertainment

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

Seats

Cloth Seats Standard
Leather Seats Optional
Premium Synthetic Seats Standard Optional
Cooled Driver Seat Optional
Cooled Passenger Seat Optional
Heated Driver Seat Standard Optional
Heated Passenger Seat Optional
Driver Lumbar Standard Standard
Passenger Lumbar Standard Standard
Seat Memory Optional
Power Driver Seat Standard Standard Standard
Power Passenger Seat Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard 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
Passenger Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Head Air Bag Standard Standard
Side Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Body Air Bag Optional 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
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors Standard
Rollover Protection System Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard
Emergency Trunk Release Standard Standard

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard
Rear Wheel Drive Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard
V6 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard
Supercharged Standard
Turbocharged Standard
Engine Type Turbocharged Gas I4 Gas V6 Gas V6
Displacement 2.0L/121 3.5L/210 3.0L/183
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 200 @ 5100-6000 272 @ 6200 270 @ 7000
Torque (Net @ RPM) 207 @ 1800-5000 254 @ 4700 223 @ 5700
Transmission Manual Automatic Manual
Turning diameter 35.8 36.7 35.0

Fuel

Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 19 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 27 26
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5 18.5 18

Suspension

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

Transmission

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