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4dr Manual S Sedan
  • 4dr Manual S Sedan
  • 4dr Manual Limited Sedan
  • 4dr Auto S Sedan
  • 4dr Auto Limited Sedan
  • 4dr Manual SE Sedan
  • 4dr Auto SE Sedan
  • 4dr Manual Wolfsburg Sedan
  • 4dr Manual TDI Sedan
  • 4dr DSG Wolfsburg Sedan
  • 4dr Auto SEL Sedan
  • 4dr DSG TDI Sedan
  • 4dr Manual TDI Cup Sedan
  • 4dr DSG TDI Cup Sedan
LX Automatic Sedan
  • DX Manual Coupe
  • DX Manual Sedan
  • DX Automatic Coupe
  • DX-VP Manual Sedan
  • DX Automatic Sedan
  • DX-VP Automatic Sedan
  • LX Manual Coupe
  • LX Manual Sedan
  • LX Automatic Coupe
  • LX-S Manual Sedan
  • LX Automatic Sedan
  • LX-S Automatic Sedan
  • EX Manual Coupe
  • EX Manual Sedan
  • EX Automatic Coupe
  • EX Automatic Sedan
  • EX-L Manual Coupe
  • EX-L Manual Sedan
  • EX Manual Coupe with Navigation
  • EX Manual Sedan with Navigation
  • EX-L Automatic Coupe
  • EX-L Automatic Sedan
  • Si Manual Coupe
  • EX Automatic Coupe with Navigation
  • EX Automatic Sedan with Navigation
  • Si Manual Coupe with Summer Tires
  • Si Manual Sedan
  • Si Manual Sedan with Summer Tires
  • EX-L Manual Coupe with Navigation
  • EX-L Manual Sedan with Navigation
  • EX-L Automatic Coupe with Navigation
  • EX-L Automatic Sedan with Navigation
  • Si Manual Coupe with Navigation
  • Si Manual Coupe with Summer Tires and Navigation
  • Si Manual Sedan with Navigation
  • Si Manual Sedan with Navigation and Summer Tires
  • GX Natural Gas Vehicle Automatic Sedan
4dr Sdn Auto GLS
  • 4dr Sdn Man Blue
  • 4dr Sdn Auto GLS
  • 4dr Sdn Auto SE

Prices

MSRP $17,605 $18,405 $16,895
Invoice $16,949 $16,956 $16,385
Avg. Paid $9,779 $11,366 $9,723

U.S. News Scores

Overall 8.0 8.5 7.8
Critics' Rating 9.1 9.6 9.0
Performance 8.4 8.4 7.6
Interior 8.7 8.2 8.2
Operating Cost 8.3 8.4 8.5
Safety 9.0 9.3 9.2
Reliability 2.0 3.0 2.0

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Good power and fuel economy from base and diesel engines
  • Many standard interior features
  • Good safety scores
  • Scored well in crash tests
  • High reliability rating
  • Good fuel economy for the class
  • Impressive rear-seat comfort
  • Excellent cargo space
  • High safety scores
Cons
  • Below-average reliability
  • Cramped back seat
  • Few standard features
  • Small trunk
  • Few standard interior features

General Specs

Transmission Manual Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas I5 2.5L/151 Gas I4 1.8L/110 Gas I4 2.0L/121
MPG 22 City / 30 Hwy 25 City / 36 Hwy 26 City / 34 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style Sedan 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 101.5 106.3 104.3
Length, Overall (in) 179.3 176.7 177.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.1 69.0 69.9
Height, Overall (in) 57.4 56.5 58.3

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

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

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3230 2754 2895

Tires & Wheels

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

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard Standard
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Optional Standard
Front Reading Lamps Standard Standard
Rear Seat Heat Ducts Standard Standard Standard
Remote Engine Start Optional
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Optional
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Optional
Remote Trunk Release Standard Standard Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Standard Standard Optional
Keyless Entry Standard Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Optional
Heated Mirrors Standard Standard
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror Standard Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror Standard Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard Standard

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 5 5 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 91 90.9 97.9
Front Head Room (in) 38.5 39.4 40.0
Front Leg Room (in) 41.2 42.2 43.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.8 53.7 55.6
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 51.9 54.2
Second Head Room (in) 37.2 37.4 37.6
Second Leg Room (in) 35.4 34.6 35.0
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.1 52.4 55.1
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 51.0 54.0
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 16.0 12.0 14.2

Entertainment

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

Heating & Cooling

A/C Standard Standard Standard

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System Optional
Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Optional Optional

Seats

Cloth Seats Standard Standard Standard
Leather Seats Standard Standard Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats Standard Standard Standard
Vinyl Seats Standard Standard Standard
Heated Driver Seat Standard
Driver Lumbar Standard
Passenger Lumbar Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Standard Standard
2nd Row Bench Seat Standard Standard Standard
Fixed Bench Seat Standard Standard Standard
Split Bench Seat Standard Standard Standard
Bucket Seats Standard Standard Standard

Safety

Airbags

Driver Air Bag 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
Rear Body Air Bag Optional

Brakes

4-Wheel ABS Standard Standard Standard
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard Standard Standard
Front Disc/Rear Drum Brakes Standard

Safety Features

Brake Assist Standard
Electronic Stability Control Standard
Daytime Running Lights Standard Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard Standard
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors Standard
Traction Control Standard
Emergency Trunk Release Standard Standard

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard
5 Cylinder Engine Standard
Engine Type Gas I5 Gas I4 Gas I4
Displacement 2.5L/151 1.8L/110 2.0L/121
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 170 @ 5700 140 @ 6300 138 @ 6000
Torque (Net @ RPM) 177 @ 4250 128 @ 4300 136 @ 4600
Transmission Manual Automatic Automatic w/OD
Turning diameter 35.8 35.4 33.9

Fuel

Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 25 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 36 34
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5 13.2 14

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson strut Independent
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Multi-link Independent
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-link

Transmission

Automatic Standard Standard Standard
4-Speed Automatic Standard
5-Speed Automatic Standard
Manual Standard Standard
5-Speed Manual Standard