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4dr Sdn CVT FrontTrak 2.0T Premium
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  • 4dr Sdn Man quattro 2.0T Premium
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  • 4dr Sdn Auto quattro 2.0T Premium
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  • 4dr Sdn S Tronic Premium Plus
  • 4dr Sdn S Tronic Prestige
2.5L I4 RWD
  • 2.5L I4 RWD
  • 2.0L I4 RWD
  • 2.0L I4 AWD
  • 2.5L I4 RWD Luxury
  • 2.0L I4 RWD Luxury
  • 3.6L V6 RWD Luxury
  • 2.0L I4 AWD Luxury
  • 2.0L I4 RWD Performance
  • 3.6L V6 AWD Luxury
  • 3.6L V6 RWD Performance
  • 2.0L I4 AWD Performance
  • 2.0L I4 RWD Premium
  • 3.6L V6 AWD Performance
  • 2.0L I4 AWD Premium
  • 3.6L V6 RWD Premium
  • 3.6L V6 AWD Premium
2WD Automatic
  • 2WD Automatic
  • 2WD Automatic Special Edition
  • SH-AWD Automatic
  • 2WD Automatic with Technology Package
  • 2WD Automatic with Advanced Package
  • SH-AWD Manual with Technology Package
  • SH-AWD Automatic with Technology Package
  • SH-AWD Automatic with Advanced Package

Prices

MSRP $32,500 $33,095 $35,905
Invoice $30,227 $31,275 $33,712
Avg. Paid $26,503 $23,918 $25,049

U.S. News Scores

Overall 8.2 8.2 8.6
Critics' Rating 8.7 8.8 8.4
Performance 8.2 8.0 7.9
Interior 8.1 6.9 8.2
Operating Cost 7.5 7.8 7.7
Safety 9.2 10.0 9.3
Reliability 3.5 3.5 5.0

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Top-quality interior
  • Agile handling
  • Balanced ride
  • Agile handling
  • Strong acceleration with available V6
  • Crisp manual transmission
  • Lively standard V6 engine
  • Impressive interior quality
  • Spacious rear seats
  • Superb reliability rating
Cons
  • MMI can be difficult to use
  • Rear seat can be tight
  • Cramped rear seats
  • Tiny trunk
  • SH-AWD model has small trunk

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Turbocharged Gas I4 2.0L/121 Gas I4 2.5L/150 Gas V6 3.5L/212
MPG 24 City / 31 Hwy 22 City / 33 Hwy 20 City / 29 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style Sedan Sedan Sedan

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 110.600 109.30 109.3
Length, Overall (in) 185.200 182.80 194.0
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.900 71.10 74.0
Height, Overall (in) 56.200 55.90 57.2

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

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

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3505 3315 3726

Tires & Wheels

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

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard 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 Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard Standard
HID headlights Optional Standard
Keyless Start Standard
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 Optional Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard 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
Heated Mirrors Standard Standard Standard
Mirror Memory Standard
Power Driver Mirror 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.) 91.000 90.9 98.2
Front Head Room (in) 38.600 38.60 38.4
Front Leg Room (in) 41.300 42.50 42.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.500 55.20 58.2
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 53.00 55.7
Second Head Room (in) 37.500 36.80 36.7
Second Leg Room (in) 35.200 33.50 36.2
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.300 53.90 56.2
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 52.30 54.8
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 12.400 10.4 13.1

Entertainment

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

Heating & Cooling

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

Navigation & Communication

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

Seats

Leather Seats Standard Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats Standard
Heated Driver Seat Optional Optional Standard
Driver Lumbar Standard Standard
Passenger Lumbar Standard
Seat Memory Standard
Power Driver Seat Standard Standard Standard
Power Passenger Seat Standard Standard Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard
2nd Row Bench Seat Standard
Bucket Seats 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

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
Front Tow Hooks Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard
Emergency Trunk Release Standard Standard Standard

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard
Rear Wheel Drive Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard
V6 Cylinder Engine Standard
Turbocharged Standard
Engine Type Turbocharged Gas I4 Gas I4 Gas V6
Displacement 2.0L/121 2.5L/150 3.5L/212
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 211 @ 4300 202 @ 6300 280 @ 6200
Torque (Net @ RPM) 258 @ 1500 190 @ 4400 254 @ 5000
Transmission Continuously Variable Ratio Automatic Automatic w/Manual Shift
Turning diameter 37.700 36.38 38.4

Fuel

Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24 22 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 33 29
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.900 16.0 18.5

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front 5-Link MacPherson Strut Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear Trapezoidal Link Five-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs

Transmission

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

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