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FWD 4dr i SV
  • FWD 4dr i SV
  • FWD 4dr i Sport
  • FWD 4dr s Touring
  • FWD 4dr i Touring
  • AWD 4dr s Touring
  • FWD 4dr s Grand Touring
  • AWD 4dr s Grand Touring
2.5X Manual
  • 2.5X Manual
  • 2.5X Manual with Alloy Wheel Value Package
  • 2.5X Manual PZEV
  • 2.5X Manual with Alloy Wheel Value Package PZEV
  • 2.5X Automatic
  • 2.5X Automatic with Alloy Wheel Value Package
  • 2.5X Automatic PZEV
  • 2.5X Automatic with Alloy Wheel Value Package PZEV
  • 2.5X Premium Manual
  • 2.5X Premium Manual with All-Weather Package
  • 2.5X Premium Manual PZEV
  • 2.5X Premium Manual with All-Weather Package PZEV
  • 2.5X Premium Automatic
  • 2.5X Premium Automatic with All-Weather Package
  • 2.5X Premium Automatic with All-Weather Package and TomTom Navigation
  • 2.5X Premium Automatic PZEV
  • 2.5X Premium Automatic with All-Weather Package PZEV
  • 2.5X Premium Automatic with All-Weather Package and TomTom Navigation PZEV
  • 2.5X Limited
  • 2.5X Limited with Navigation
  • 2.5X Limited PZEV
  • 2.5X Limited with Navigation PZEV
  • 2.5XT Premium
  • 2.5X Touring
  • 2.5X Touring with Navigation
  • 2.5X Touring PZEV
  • 2.5X Touring with Navigation PZEV
  • 2.5XT Touring
  • 2.5XT Touring with Navigation
FWD 4dr 4-cyl 4-Spd AT (Natl)
  • FWD 4dr 4-cyl 4-Spd AT (Natl)
  • FWD 4dr 4-cyl 4-Spd AT (Natl)
  • FWD 4dr 4-cyl 4-Spd AT (GS)
  • FWD 4dr 4-cyl 4-Spd AT (GS)
  • FWD 4dr 4-cyl 4-Spd AT (SE)
  • FWD 4dr 4-cyl 4-Spd AT (SE)
  • 4WD 4dr 4-cyl 4-Spd AT (Natl)
  • 4WD 4dr 4-cyl 4-Spd AT (Natl)
  • 4WD 4dr 4-cyl 4-Spd AT (GS)
  • 4WD 4dr 4-cyl 4-Spd AT (GS)
  • 4WD 4dr 4-cyl 4-Spd AT (SE)
  • 4WD 4dr 4-cyl 4-Spd AT (SE)
  • FWD 4dr 4-cyl 4-Spd AT Sport (Natl)
  • FWD 4dr 4-cyl 4-Spd AT Sport (Natl)
  • FWD 4dr 4-cyl 4-Spd AT Sport (GS)
  • FWD 4dr 4-cyl 4-Spd AT Sport (GS)
  • FWD 4dr 4-cyl 4-Spd AT Sport (SE)
  • FWD 4dr 4-cyl 4-Spd AT Sport (SE)
  • FWD 4dr V6 5-Spd AT (Natl)
  • FWD 4dr V6 5-Spd AT (Natl)
  • FWD 4dr V6 5-Spd AT (GS)
  • FWD 4dr V6 5-Spd AT (GS)
  • FWD 4dr V6 5-Spd AT (SE)
  • FWD 4dr V6 5-Spd AT (SE)
  • FWD 4dr 4-cyl 4-Spd AT Ltd (Natl)
  • FWD 4dr 4-cyl 4-Spd AT Ltd (Natl)
  • FWD 4dr 4-cyl 4-Spd AT Ltd (GS)
  • FWD 4dr 4-cyl 4-Spd AT Ltd (GS)
  • FWD 4dr 4-cyl 4-Spd AT Ltd (SE)
  • FWD 4dr 4-cyl 4-Spd AT Ltd (SE)
  • 4WD 4dr 4-cyl 4-Spd AT Sport (Natl)
  • 4WD 4dr 4-cyl 4-Spd AT Sport (Natl)
  • 4WD 4dr 4-cyl 4-Spd AT Sport (GS)
  • 4WD 4dr 4-cyl 4-Spd AT Sport (GS)
  • 4WD 4dr 4-cyl 4-Spd AT Sport (SE)
  • 4WD 4dr 4-cyl 4-Spd AT Sport (SE)
  • 4WD 4dr V6 5-Spd AT (Natl)
  • 4WD 4dr V6 5-Spd AT (Natl)
  • 4WD 4dr V6 5-Spd AT (GS)
  • 4WD 4dr V6 5-Spd AT (GS)
  • 4WD 4dr V6 5-Spd AT (SE)
  • 4WD 4dr V6 5-Spd AT (SE)
  • FWD 4dr V6 5-Spd AT Sport (Natl)
  • FWD 4dr V6 5-Spd AT Sport (Natl)
  • FWD 4dr V6 5-Spd AT Sport (GS)
  • FWD 4dr V6 5-Spd AT Sport (GS)
  • FWD 4dr V6 5-Spd AT Sport (SE)
  • FWD 4dr V6 5-Spd AT Sport (SE)
  • 4WD 4dr 4-cyl 4-Spd AT Ltd (Natl)
  • 4WD 4dr 4-cyl 4-Spd AT Ltd (Natl)
  • 4WD 4dr 4-cyl 4-Spd AT Ltd (GS)
  • 4WD 4dr 4-cyl 4-Spd AT Ltd (GS)
  • 4WD 4dr 4-cyl 4-Spd AT Ltd (SE)
  • 4WD 4dr 4-cyl 4-Spd AT Ltd (SE)
  • FWD 4dr V6 5-Spd AT Ltd (Natl)
  • FWD 4dr V6 5-Spd AT Ltd (Natl)
  • FWD 4dr V6 5-Spd AT Ltd (GS)
  • FWD 4dr V6 5-Spd AT Ltd (GS)
  • FWD 4dr V6 5-Spd AT Ltd (SE)
  • FWD 4dr V6 5-Spd AT Ltd (SE)
  • 4WD 4dr V6 5-Spd AT Sport (Natl)
  • 4WD 4dr V6 5-Spd AT Sport (Natl)
  • 4WD 4dr V6 5-Spd AT Sport (GS)
  • 4WD 4dr V6 5-Spd AT Sport (GS)
  • 4WD 4dr V6 5-Spd AT Sport (SE)
  • 4WD 4dr V6 5-Spd AT Sport (SE)
  • 4WD 4dr V6 5-Spd AT Ltd (Natl)
  • 4WD 4dr V6 5-Spd AT Ltd (Natl)
  • 4WD 4dr V6 5-Spd AT Ltd (GS)
  • 4WD 4dr V6 5-Spd AT Ltd (GS)
  • 4WD 4dr V6 5-Spd AT Ltd (SE)
  • 4WD 4dr V6 5-Spd AT Ltd (SE)

Prices

MSRP $21,990 $20,495 $22,475
Invoice $20,921 $19,397 $21,015
Avg. Paid $14,619 $17,658 $16,327

U.S. News Scores

Overall 8.0 8.1 8.3
Critics' Rating 8.7 8.4 9.0
Performance 8.5 8.3 8.1
Interior 7.6 8.0 7.6
Operating Cost 7.8 7.9 8.1
Safety 8.7 8.8 8.3
Reliability 3.0 3.5 4.0

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Nimble handling
  • High-quality interior
  • Strong turbocharged engine
  • Spacious interior and ample cargo space
  • Comfortable seats
  • Above-average reliability score
  • Powerful available V6 takes little toll on fuel economy
  • Third-row seat available
  • Ample cargo space
Cons
  • Poor fuel economy
  • Limited cargo and rear passenger space

 

  • Not as refined as some competitors
  • Third row not suited for adults
  • Suspension can feel a bit harsh
  • Safety ratings below class average

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Manual Automatic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas I4 2.5L/151 Gas Flat 4 2.5L/152 Gas I4 2.5L/152
MPG 20 City / 28 Hwy 21 City / 27 Hwy 22 City / 28 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style 4 Door Sport Utility Vehicle 4 Door Sport Utility 4 Door

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 108.3 103.0 104.7
Length, Overall (in) 184.3 179.5 181.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.7 70.1 71.5
Height, Overall (in) 64.8 65.9 66.3

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Privacy Glass Optional
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

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

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3496 - TBD - 3360

Tires & Wheels

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

Towing

Trailer Hitch Receiver Optional Optional

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard Optional
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard Standard
Back-Up Camera Optional Optional
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Optional Optional
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard
Interior Cargo Shade Optional Optional Optional
Luggage Rack Optional
Rear Parking Aid Optional
Front Reading Lamps Standard
Remote Engine Start Optional Optional
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Optional
Trip Computer Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Optional Optional
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 Optional Optional
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard Standard

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 5 5 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 101.7 - TBD - 108.2
Front Head Room (in) 39.7 39.8 40.8
Front Leg Room (in) 41.7 43.6 41.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.0 53.4 57.1
Front Hip Room (in) 54.8 - TBD - 53.8
Second Head Room (in) 39.3 39.3 39.7
Second Leg Room (in) 36.4 33.7 38.3
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.8 53.6 55.3
Second Hip Room (in) 53.0 - TBD - 52.4
Third Leg Room (in)
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (cu. ft.) 58.6 - TBD - 73.0
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (cu. ft.) 29.9 - TBD - 36.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (cu. ft.)

Entertainment

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

Heating & Cooling

A/C Standard Standard Standard

Navigation & Communication

Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Optional Optional

Seats

Cloth Seats Standard Standard Standard
Additional Rear Seat Optional
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Standard Optional
2nd Row 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

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
Daytime Running Lights Standard Optional
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard Standard
Rollover Protection System Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard
Emergency Trunk Release Standard

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Locking Rear Differential Standard
All Wheel Drive Standard
Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard Standard
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas Flat 4 Gas I4
Displacement 2.5L/151 2.5L/152 2.5L/152
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 161 @ 6000 170 @ 5800 179 @ 6000
Torque (Net @ RPM) 161 @ 3500 174 @ 4100 172 @ 4000
Transmission Automatic Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Turning diameter 37.4 34.8 34.8

Fuel

Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 21 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 27 28
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.4 16.9 15.9

Suspension

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

Transmission

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