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2012 Cadillac CTS Sport Wagon 2012 BMW 3-Series Wagon 2012 Acura TSX Sport Wagon
     
3.0L V6 RWD
  • 3.0L V6 RWD
  • 3.0L V6 AWD
  • 3.0L V6 RWD Luxury
  • 3.0L V6 AWD Luxury
  • 3.6L V6 RWD Performance
  • 3.6L V6 AWD Performance
  • 3.6L V6 RWD Premium
  • 3.6L V6 AWD Premium
Sports Wagon
  • Sports Wagon
  • Sports Wagon
Automatic
  • Automatic
  • Automatic with Technology Package
 

Prices

MSRP $39,015 $37,500 $31,360
Invoice $36,869 $34,500 $29,506
Avg. Paid $24,471 $29,982 $21,842

U.S. News Scores

Overall 9.1 8.4 8.4
Critics' Rating 9.2 9.5 8.8
Performance 9.1 9.2 8.2
Interior 8.1 8.4 8.1
Operating Cost 7.8 7.2 7.9
Safety 9.7 9.6 10.0
Reliability 5.0 3.0 3.5

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Outstanding reliability rating
  • Elegant interior design
  • Powerful engine options
  • Agile handling
  • High-quality interior materials
  • Spacious cargo area
  • Plenty of standard features
  • Excellent safety score
Cons
  • Poor rearward visibility
  • Limited back-seat headroom
  • Limited rear-seat legroom

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Manual Automatic
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas V6 3.0L/183 Gas I6 3.0L/183 Gas I4 2.4L/144
MPG 18 City / 27 Hwy 17 City / 26 Hwy 22 City / 30 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style 5 Door Wagon Wagon 4 Door Wagon

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 113.4 108.7 106.5
Length, Overall (in) 192.0 178.6 189.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.5 70.2 72.4
Height, Overall (in) 58.0 55.8 57.9

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

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

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4026 3527 3599

Tires & Wheels

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

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Optional
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Standard Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard Standard
HID headlights Optional Standard
Interior Cargo Shade Standard
Keyless Start Standard
Luggage Rack Optional
Rear Parking Aid Optional
Front Reading Lamps Standard Standard
Rear Reading Lamps Standard
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Navigation from Telematics Standard
Trip Computer Standard Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Optional Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Rain Sensing Wipers 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 Optional Standard
Heated Mirrors Standard Standard 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 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) - TBD - 92.6 94.4
Front Head Room (in) 38.8 38.5 37.6
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 41.5 42.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.7 55.4 57.8
Front Hip Room (in) 53.7 - TBD - 55.6
Second Head Room (in) 37.1 38.0 36.9
Second Leg Room (in) 36.1 34.4 34.3
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.7 55.1 56.1
Second Hip Room (in) 53.0 - TBD - 54.2
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (cu. ft.) 58.0 60.9 66.2
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (cu. ft.) - TBD - 25.0 31.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (cu. ft.)

Entertainment

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

Heating & Cooling

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

Navigation & Communication

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

Seats

Leather Seats Optional Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats Optional Standard
Heated Driver Seat Optional Standard
Driver Lumbar Optional Standard
Passenger Lumbar Optional
Seat Memory Optional Standard
Power Driver Seat Standard Optional Standard
Power Passenger Seat Optional 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

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
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard
Auto-Leveling Headlights Optional

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Front Wheel Drive Standard
Rear Wheel Drive Standard Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard
Straight 6 Cylinder Engine Standard
V6 Cylinder Engine Standard
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I6 Gas I4
Displacement 3.0L/183 3.0L/183 2.4L/144
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 270 @ 7000 230 @ 6500 201 @ 7000
Torque (Net @ RPM) 223 @ 5700 200 @ 2750 170 @ 4300
Transmission Automatic Manual Automatic
Turning diameter 35.4 36.1 36.7

Fuel

Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 17 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27 26 30
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18 16.1 18.5

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front Short/Long Arm MacPherson Strut Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link 5-Link Multi-link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Transmission

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