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2012 Subaru Legacy 2012 Ford Fusion 2012 Hyundai Sonata
     
2.5i Automatic
  • 2.5i Manual
  • 2.5i Automatic
  • 2.5i Manual Premium
  • 2.5i Automatic Premium
  • 3.6R
  • 2.5i Limited
  • 3.6R Premium
  • 3.6R Limited
  • 2.5GT Limited
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 2.4 Man GLS
  • 4dr Sdn 2.4 Man GLS
  • 4dr Sdn 2.4 Auto GLS
  • 4dr Sdn 2.4 Auto GLS PZEV
  • 4dr Sdn 2.4 Auto SE
  • 4dr Sdn 2.0 Auto SE
  • 4dr Sdn 2.4 Auto Ltd
  • 4dr Sdn 2.4 Auto Ltd PZEV
  • 4dr Sdn 2.4 Auto Ltd w/Wine Int
  • 4dr Sdn 2.4 Auto Ltd PZEV w/Wine Int
  • 4dr Sdn 2.0 Auto Ltd
  • 4dr Sdn 2.0 Auto Ltd w/Wine Int

Prices

MSRP $20,995 $20,705 $19,795
Invoice $19,844 $19,381 $18,971
Avg. Paid $16,088 $12,758 $13,908

U.S. News Scores

Overall 7.9 8.5 8.4
Critics' Rating 8.3 9.2 9.5
Performance 7.7 8.3 8.0
Interior 7.8 8.4 8.1
Operating Cost 7.8 8.0 8.3
Safety 9.6 8.6 9.6
Reliability 3.0 4.0 3.0

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Standard all-wheel drive
  • Spacious seating
  • Powerful available V6
  • Crisp handling
  • High-quality interior materials
  • Large trunk
  • Excellent fuel economy
  • Standard USB and Bluetooth connectivity
  • Large trunk
Cons
  • Unimpressive interior materials
  • Base engine drones during hard acceleration
  • Engine noise during acceleration

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Manual Manual
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas Flat 4 2.5L/150 Gas I4 2.5L/152 Gas I4 2.4L/144
MPG 23 City / 31 Hwy 22 City / 29 Hwy 24 City / 35 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style Sedan 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 108.3 107.4 110.0
Length, Overall (in) 186.4 190.6 189.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.7 72.2 72.2
Height, Overall (in) 59.3 56.9 57.9

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Rear Spoiler Optional

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3379 3285 3161

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 Optional Standard
Wheel Locks Optional Optional
Steel Wheels Standard Standard
Wheel Covers Standard Standard

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard Standard
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Optional
Auto-Off Headlights Standard
Front Reading Lamps Standard Standard Standard
Rear Reading Lamps Standard
Remote Engine Start Optional Optional Optional
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Standard
Trip Computer Standard Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Optional Optional
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Standard Optional Optional
Keyless Entry Standard Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Optional Optional
Heated Mirrors Optional 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.) 103.0 100.3 103.8
Front Head Room (in) 40.3 38.7 40.0
Front Leg Room (in) 43.0 42.3 45.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.3 57.4 57.9
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 54.0 55.2
Second Head Room (in) 37.5 37.8 37.8
Second Leg Room (in) 37.8 37.1 34.6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.1 56.5 56.7
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 53.3 54.9
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 14.7 16.5 16.4

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 Standard
Premium Sound System Optional
Entertainment System Optional

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control Standard
A/C Standard Standard Standard

Navigation & Communication

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

Seats

Cloth Seats Standard Standard Standard
Heated Driver Seat Optional
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
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 Flat 4 Gas I4 Gas I4
Displacement 2.5L/150 2.5L/152 2.4L/144
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 170 @ 5600 175 @ 6000 198 @ 6300
Torque (Net @ RPM) 170 @ 4000 172 @ 4500 184 @ 4250
Transmission CVT Manual Manual
Turning diameter 36.8 39.0 35.8

Fuel

Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 22 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 29 35
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5 17.5 18.5

Suspension

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

Transmission

Automatic Standard Optional
Automatic Transmission w/Manual Mode Standard
6-Speed Automatic Optional
Continuously Variable Trans Standard
Manual Standard Standard
6-Speed Manual Standard Standard