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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
4dr Sdn Hybrid FWD
  • 4dr Sdn Hybrid FWD
LX Automatic Sedan
  • LX Manual Sedan
  • LX Automatic Sedan
  • LX-S Manual Coupe
  • LX Premium Automatic Sedan
  • LX-S Automatic Coupe
  • SE Automatic Sedan
  • EX Manual Sedan
  • EX Manual Coupe
  • EX Automatic Sedan
  • EX Automatic Coupe
  • EX V6 Automatic Sedan
  • EX-L Automatic Coupe
  • EX-L Automatic Sedan
  • EX-L Automatic Coupe with Navigation
  • EX-L V6 Automatic Sedan
  • EX-L Automatic Sedan with Navigation
  • EX-L V6 Manual Coupe
  • EX-L V6 Automatic Coupe
  • EX-L V6 Automatic Sedan with Navigation
  • EX-L V6 Manual Coupe with Navigation
  • EX-L V6 Automatic Coupe with Navigation

Prices

MSRP $20,705 $28,775 $22,280
Invoice $19,381 $26,437 $20,397
Avg. Paid $12,758 $19,117 $15,480

U.S. News Scores

Overall 8.5 8.6 8.6
Critics' Rating 9.2 9.1 9.1
Performance 8.3 8.6 7.8
Interior 8.4 8.6 8.2
Operating Cost 8.0 8.5 8.0
Safety 8.6 8.6 10.0
Reliability 4.0 4.0 4.0

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Powerful available V6
  • Crisp handling
  • High-quality interior materials
  • Large trunk
  • Strong hybrid powertrain
  • Useful high-tech features
  • Excellent fuel economy
  • Spacious cabin
  • Fun to drive
  • Excellent safety score
Cons
  • Base engine drones during hard acceleration
  • Small trunk
  • Interior materials disappointed some critics

General Specs

Transmission Manual Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas I4 2.5L/152 Gas/Electric I4 2.5L/152 Gas I4 2.4L/144
MPG 22 City / 29 Hwy 41 City / 36 Hwy 23 City / 34 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 107.4 107.4 110.2
Length, Overall (in) 190.6 190.6 194.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.2 72.2 72.7
Height, Overall (in) 56.9 56.9 58.1

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

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

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3285 3720 3279

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
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Standard Standard Optional
Chrome Wheels Optional
Wheel Locks Optional
Steel Wheels Standard
Wheel Covers Standard

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard Standard
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard Standard
Back-Up Camera Optional
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Standard Optional
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard
Rear Parking Aid Standard Optional
Front Reading Lamps Standard Standard Standard
Rear Reading Lamps Standard Standard
Remote Engine Start Optional Optional
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard
Navigation from Telematics Standard
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 Standard
Front Floor Mats Optional Standard Standard
Keyless Entry Standard Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Standard Optional
Heated Mirrors 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.) 100.3 99.8 106.0
Front Head Room (in) 38.7 38.7 41.4
Front Leg Room (in) 42.3 42.3 42.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.4 57.4 58.2
Front Hip Room (in) 54.0 54.0 56.6
Second Head Room (in) 37.8 37.8 38.5
Second Leg Room (in) 37.1 36.7 37.2
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.5 56.5 56.4
Second Hip Room (in) 53.3 53.3 54.3
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 16.5 11.8 14.7

Entertainment

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

Heating & Cooling

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

Navigation & Communication

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

Seats

Cloth Seats Standard Standard Standard
Leather Seats Optional
Heated Driver Seat Optional
Driver Lumbar Standard
Power Driver Seat Standard
Power Passenger Seat Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat 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
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
Blind Spot Monitor Optional

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard Standard
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas/Electric I4 Gas I4
Displacement 2.5L/152 2.5L/152 2.4L/144
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 175 @ 6000 191 combined 177 @ 6500
Torque (Net @ RPM) 172 @ 4500 - TBD - 161 @ 4300
Transmission Manual Continuously Variable Ratio Automatic
Turning diameter 39.0 37.7 37.7

Fuel

Hybrid Fuel Standard
Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 41 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 36 34
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.5 17.5 18.5

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front Short-Long Arm Short-Long Arm Double wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-link Multi-link Multi-link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs

Transmission

Automatic Optional Standard Standard
5-Speed Automatic Standard
6-Speed Automatic Optional
Continuously Variable Trans Standard
Manual Standard
6-Speed Manual Standard