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4dr Sdn Man i Sport
  • 4dr Sdn Man i Sport
  • 4dr Sdn Auto i Sport
  • 4dr Sdn Auto i Touring
  • 4dr Sdn Auto i Touring Plus
  • 4dr Sdn Auto i Grand Touring
  • 4dr Sdn Auto s Touring Plus
  • 4dr Sdn Auto s Grand Touring
4dr Sdn S FWD
  • 4dr Sdn S FWD
  • 4dr Sdn SE FWD
  • 4dr Sdn SEL FWD
  • 4dr Sdn SPORT FWD
  • 4dr Sdn SEL AWD
  • 4dr Sdn SPORT AWD
2.5i Manual
  • 2.5i Manual
  • 2.5i Automatic
  • 2.5i Manual Premium
  • 2.5i Manual Premium All-Weather Package
  • 2.5i Manual Premium All-Weather Package & Power Moonroof
  • 2.5i Automatic PZEV
  • 2.5i Automatic Premium
  • 2.5i Automatic Premium All-Weather Package
  • 2.5i Automatic Premium All-Weather Package & Harman Kardon Audio Package
  • 2.5i Automatic Premium All-Weather Package & Power Moonroof
  • 2.5i Automatic Premium All-Weather Package & Harmon Kardon Audio Package
  • 2.5i Automatic Premium PZEV
  • 2.5i Automatic Premium All-Weather Package PZEV
  • 2.5i Automatic Premium All-Weather Package & Harman Kardon Audio Package PZEV
  • 2.5i Automatic Premium All-Weather Package & Power Moonroof PZEV
  • 2.5i Automatic Premium All-Weather Package & Harmon Kardon Audio Package PZEV
  • 3.6R
  • 2.5i Limited
  • 2.5i Limited Power Moonroof
  • 2.5i Limited Power Moonroof & Navigation Package
  • 2.5i Limited PZEV
  • 2.5i Limited Power Moonroof PZEV
  • 2.5i Limited Power Moonroof & Navigation Package PZEV
  • 3.6R Premium
  • 3.6R Premium Power Moonroof
  • 3.6R Premium Harmon Kardon Audio Package & Power Moonroof
  • 3.6R Limited
  • 3.6R Limited Power Moonroof
  • 3.6R Limited Power Moonroof & Navigation Package
  • 2.5GT Limited
  • 2.5GT Limited Navigation Package

Prices

MSRP $19,990 $19,850 $19,995
Invoice $18,481 $18,594 $18,926
Avg. Paid $12,042 $11,606 $14,148

U.S. News Scores

Overall 8.1 8.3 7.9
Critics' Rating 8.9 8.7 8.4
Performance 8.8 8.6 7.8
Interior 8.2 8.7 7.9
Operating Cost 8.1 8.0 7.9
Safety 9.4 8.6 9.3
Reliability 2.5 3.5 3.0

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Spacious cabin and trunk
  • Lively handling
  • Sporty styling
  • Excellent reliability score
  • Available all-wheel drive
  • Engaging performance
  • Roomy cabin and trunk
  • Standard all-wheel drive
  • Good safety scores
  • Spacious cabin
Cons
  • Somewhat underpowered base engine
  • A few cheap interior materials
  • Low safety scores for the class
  • Light, numb electric power steering on non-Sport models
  • Underpowered base engine
  • Questionable interior build quality

General Specs

Transmission Manual Manual Manual
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas I4 2.5L/152 Gas I4 2.5L/152 Gas Flat 4 2.5L/150
MPG 21 City / 30 Hwy 22 City / 32 Hwy 19 City / 27 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 109.8 107.4 108.3
Length, Overall (in) 193.7 190.6 186.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.4 72.2 71.7
Height, Overall (in) 57.9 56.8 59.3

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Rear Spoiler Optional Optional

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3258 3285 3270

Tires & Wheels

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

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard Standard
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard Standard
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Optional Optional
Auto-Off Headlights Standard
Front Reading Lamps Standard Standard Standard
Rear Reading Lamps Standard
Remote Engine Start Optional
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard
Trip Computer Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Optional Optional
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Standard Optional Standard
Keyless Entry Standard Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Optional Optional
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.) 101.9 100.3 103.0
Front Head Room (in) 39.4 38.7 40.3
Front Leg Room (in) 42.5 42.3 43.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.3 57.4 56.3
Front Hip Room (in) 55.1 54.0 - TBD -
Second Head Room (in) 37.3 37.8 37.5
Second Leg Room (in) 38.0 37.1 37.8
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.5 56.5 56.1
Second Hip Room (in) 55.9 53.4 - TBD -
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 16.6 16.5 14.7

Entertainment

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

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control Standard
A/C Standard Standard Standard

Navigation & Communication

Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Optional

Seats

Cloth Seats Standard Standard 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 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 Standard

Brakes

4-Wheel ABS Standard Standard Standard
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard Standard Standard

Safety Features

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

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

All Wheel Drive Standard
Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard Standard
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4 Gas Flat 4
Displacement 2.5L/152 2.5L/152 2.5L/150
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 170 @ 6000 175 @ 6000 170 @ 5600
Torque (Net @ RPM) 167 @ 4000 172 @ 4500 170 @ 4000
Transmission Manual w/OD Manual Manual w/OD
Turning diameter 35.4 39.0 36.7

Fuel

Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 22 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 32 27
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5 17.5 18.5

Suspension

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

Transmission

Automatic Optional
6-Speed Automatic Optional
Manual Standard Standard Standard
6-Speed Manual Standard Standard Standard