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2012 Acura TL 2012 Cadillac CTS 2012 Chevrolet Volt
     
2WD and Automatic
  • 2WD and Automatic
  • SH-AWD and Automatic
  • 2WD w/Technology Package and Automatic
  • 2WD w/Advance Package and Automatic
  • SH-AWD w/Technology Package and Manual
  • SH-AWD w/Technology Package and Automatic
  • SH-AWD w/Advance Package and Automatic
3.0L V6 RWD
  • 3.0L V6 RWD
  • 3.6L V6 RWD
  • 3.0L V6 RWD Luxury
  • 3.0L V6 AWD
  • 3.6L V6 AWD
  • 3.0L V6 AWD Luxury
  • 3.6L V6 RWD Performance
  • 3.6L V6 RWD Performance
  • 3.6L V6 AWD Performance
  • 3.6L V6 AWD Performance
  • 3.6L V6 RWD Premium
  • 3.6L V6 RWD Premium
  • 3.6L V6 AWD Premium
  • 3.6L V6 AWD Premium
5dr HB
  • 5dr HB

Prices

MSRP $35,705 $35,915 $39,145
Invoice $33,527 $33,940 $37,579
Avg. Paid $22,617 $22,982 $19,474

U.S. News Scores

Overall 8.8 8.9 8.7
Critics' Rating 8.7 9.0 9.1
Performance 8.1 8.5 9.0
Interior 8.4 8.0 7.4
Operating Cost 7.6 7.7 8.9
Safety 9.3 9.7 9.6
Reliability 5.0 5.0 4.0

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Powerful engine lineup
  • Agile handling
  • Roomy rear seats
  • Excellent reliability score
  • Stylish interior design
  • Crisp handling
  • Excellent reliability rating
  • Good acceleration for a hybrid
  • Sportier handling than many hybrid rivals
  • Upscale cabin materials
Cons
  • Numb steering feel
  • Seats could be more comfortable
  • Cramped rear seats
  • Confusing interior controls
  • Small trunk

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Manual Automatic
Drivetrain Front-Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Front wheel drive
Fuel/Engine Gas V6 3.5L/212 Gas V6 3.0L/183 Electric/Gas I4 1.4L/85
MPG 20 City / 29 Hwy 16 City / 26 Hwy 35 City / 40 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan Hatchback

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 109.3 113.4 105.7
Length, Overall (in) 194.0 191.3 177.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.0 72.5 70.4
Height, Overall (in) 57.2 58.0 56.6

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

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

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3726 3858 3781

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front Performance Standard Standard Standard
Tires - Rear Performance Standard Standard Standard
Compact Spare Tire Standard Optional
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Standard Standard Standard
Wheel Locks 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
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard Standard
HID headlights Standard
Interior Cargo Shade Standard
Keyless Start Standard
Rear Parking Aid Optional
Front Reading Lamps Standard Standard
Rear Reading Lamps Standard
Remote Engine Start Standard
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard Standard Optional
Navigation from Telematics Standard Standard
Trip Computer Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Standard Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Standard Standard Standard
Keyless Entry Standard Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Standard Standard Standard
Heated Mirrors Standard Standard Standard
Mirror Memory Standard
Power Driver 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 4
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 98.2 98.0 90.0
Front Head Room (in) 38.4 38.8 37.8
Front Leg Room (in) 42.5 42.4 42.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.2 56.7 56.5
Front Hip Room (in) 55.7 53.7 53.7
Second Head Room (in) 36.7 37.2 36.0
Second Leg Room (in) 36.2 36.1 34.1
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.2 54.7 53.9
Second Hip Room (in) 54.8 53.0 51.2
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 13.1 13.6 10.6

Entertainment

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

Heating & Cooling

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

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System Optional
Onboard Hands-Free Communications System Standard Standard
Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Standard Standard Standard

Seats

Cloth Seats Standard
Leather Seats Standard Optional
Premium Synthetic Seats Optional
Heated Driver Seat Standard Optional
Driver Lumbar Standard
Power Driver Seat 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 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 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
Daytime Running Lights Standard Standard Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard Standard
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors Standard Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard
Emergency Trunk Release Standard

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard
Rear Wheel Drive Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard
V6 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6 Electric/Gas I4
Displacement 3.5L/212 3.0L/183 1.4L/85
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 280 @ 6200 270 @ 7000 - TBD -
Torque (Net @ RPM) 254 @ 5000 223 @ 5700 - TBD -
Transmission Automatic Manual Automatic
Turning diameter 38.4 35.4 36.0

Fuel

Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard
Plug-In Electric/Gas Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 16 35
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 26 40
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5 18.0 9.3

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone Independent SLA MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Independent multi-link Compound Crank
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Transmission

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