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2013 Lexus ES 2012 BMW 3-Series 2012 Buick Regal
     
4dr Sdn
  • 4dr Sdn
Sedan
  • Sedan
  • Coupe
  • Coupe
  • Sedan
  • Coupe
  • Coupe
  • Convertible
  • Coupe
  • Convertible
  • Convertible
Base
  • Base
  • Premium 1
  • Premium 2
  • Turbo Premium 1
  • Turbo Premium 2
  • Turbo Premium 3
  • GS

Prices

MSRP $36,370 $34,900 $27,055
Invoice $34,068 $32,110 $25,973
Avg. Paid N/A $26,963 $16,440

U.S. News Scores

Overall 7.6 8.3 8.4
Critics' Rating 6.7 9.6 9.2
Performance 6.8 8.6 8.9
Interior 7.5 7.6 8.7
Safety 9.7 9.6 9.3
Reliability 5.0 3.0 3.0
Operating Cost N/A 7.3 8.0

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Spacious, comfortable interior
  • Refined V6 engine
  • Exceptional reliability score
  • Powerful engine choices
  • Excellent fuel economy
  • Superb handling
  • Powerful turbocharged engine
  • Sharp handling in GS trim
  • Attractive interior design
  • eAssist model has great fuel economy
Cons
  • Numb steering
  • Clunky infotainment system
  • Fewer standard features than the 2012 model
  • Leather isn’t standard
  • eAssist model has small trunk
  • Limited rear-seat headroom

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Manual Automatic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas V6 3.5L/211 Turbocharged Gas I4 2.0L/122 Gas/Ethanol I4 2.4L/145
MPG 21 City / 31 Hwy 23 City / 34 Hwy 19 City / 31 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style Sedan Sedan Sedan

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 111.0 110.6 107.8
Length, Overall (in) 192.7 182.5 190.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.1 71.3 73.1
Height, Overall (in) 57.1 56.3 58.4

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

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

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3549 3406 3600

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
Chrome Wheels Optional
Wheel Locks Optional Optional

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard Optional Standard
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard
Back-Up Camera Optional Optional
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Heads-Up Display Optional
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Standard Standard Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard Standard
HID headlights Optional Optional
Keyless Start Standard Standard
Rear Parking Aid Optional Optional
Front Reading Lamps Standard Standard
Rear Reading Lamps Standard
Remote Engine Start Optional
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Navigation from Telematics Optional Standard
Trip Computer Standard Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Standard Optional
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Rain Sensing Wipers Optional 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
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 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 100.1 - TBD - 98.0
Front Head Room (in) 37.5 40.3 38.8
Front Leg Room (in) 41.9 42.0 42.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.6 55.1 56.7
Front Hip Room (in) 54.8 - TBD - 55.4
Second Head Room (in) 37.5 37.7 36.8
Second Leg Room (in) 40.0 35.1 37.3
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.0 55.1 54.4
Second Hip Room (in) 53.8 - TBD - 52.3
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 15.2 17.0 14.2

Entertainment

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

Heating & Cooling

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

Navigation & Communication

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

Seats

Leather Seats Standard Optional Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats Standard Standard
Cooled Driver Seat Optional
Heated Driver Seat Optional Optional Standard
Heated Rear Seat Optional
Driver Lumbar Standard Optional Standard
Passenger Lumbar Standard Optional
Seat Memory Standard Optional
Power Driver Seat Standard Optional Standard
Power Passenger Seat Standard Optional Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Optional Standard
2nd Row Bench Seat Standard Optional 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 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 Standard
Blind Spot Monitor Optional Optional
Auto-Leveling Headlights Optional
Lane Departure Warning Optional Optional

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 Gas V6 Turbocharged Gas I4 Gas/Ethanol I4
Displacement 3.5L/211 2.0L/122 2.4L/145
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 268 @ 6200 240 @ 5000 182 @ 6700
Torque (Net @ RPM) 248 @ 4700 255 @ 1250 - 4800 172 @ 4900
Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift Manual Automatic w/manual shift
Turning diameter 37.4 - TBD - 37.4

Fuel

Flexible Fuel Capability Standard
Hybrid Fuel Optional
Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 23 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 34 31
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.2 15.8 18.0

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut MacPherson strut
Suspension Type - Rear Dual-Link 5-Link 4-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs

Transmission

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