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5dr HB
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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
3.6L V6 RWD Premium
  • 3.6L V6 RWD
  • 3.0L V6 RWD Luxury
  • 3.0L V6 RWD
  • 3.6L V6 AWD
  • 3.0L V6 AWD Luxury
  • 3.0L V6 AWD
  • 3.0L V6 RWD Luxury
  • 3.6L V6 RWD Performance
  • 3.6L V6 RWD Performance
  • 3.0L V6 AWD Luxury
  • 3.6L V6 RWD Performance
  • 3.6L V6 AWD Performance
  • 3.6L V6 AWD Performance
  • 3.6L V6 AWD Performance
  • 3.6L V6 RWD Premium
  • 3.6L V6 RWD Premium
  • 3.6L V6 RWD Premium
  • 3.6L V6 AWD Premium
  • 3.6L V6 AWD Premium
  • 3.6L V6 AWD Premium
  • CTS-V Coupe
  • CTS-V Wagon
  • CTS-V Sedan

Prices

MSRP $39,145 $35,905 $48,290
Invoice $37,579 $33,712 $45,634
Avg. Paid N/A N/A N/A

U.S. News Scores

Overall 8.1 8.7 8.4
Critics' Rating 8.5 8.5 8.2
Performance 8.2 8.0 8.1
Interior 6.5 8.2 7.5
Safety 9.6 9.2 9.7
Reliability 3.0 5.0 4.5

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • High-tech powertrain
  • Better handling than most hybrids
  • Stellar fuel economy
  • Powerful V6 engine
  • High-quality interior
  • Numerous standard features
  • Exceptional reliability score
  • Modern, upscale interior
  • Long list of standard features
  • Good safety and reliability scores
Cons
  • Only seats four
  • Confusing interior controls
  • Small trunk
  • Polarizing exterior
  • Button-heavy center console
  • Small, narrow trunk opening
  • Uncomfortable seats
  • Less agile than some rivals

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain Front wheel drive Front-Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas/Electric I4 1.4L/85 Gas V6 3.5L/212 Gas V6 3.6L/220
MPG 35 City / 40 Hwy 20 City / 29 Hwy 18 City / 27 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style Hatchback Sedan 4 Door Sedan

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 105.70 109.3 113.40
Length, Overall (in) 177.10 194.0 191.30
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.40 74.0 72.50
Height, Overall (in) 56.64 57.2 58.00

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

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

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3781 3726 3920

Tires & Wheels

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

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard
Back-Up Camera Optional Standard
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Standard Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard
HID headlights Standard Standard
Interior Cargo Shade Standard
Keyless Start Standard Standard
Rear Parking Aid Optional Standard
Front Reading Lamps Standard
Rear Reading Lamps Standard
Remote Engine Start Standard Standard
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Optional Standard Standard
Navigation from Telematics Standard Standard
Trip Computer Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Standard Standard Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Rain Sensing Wipers Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Standard Standard Standard
Keyless Entry Standard Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Optional Standard 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 4 5 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 90.0 98.2 98.0
Front Head Room (in) 37.80 38.4 38.80
Front Leg Room (in) 42.05 42.5 42.44
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.52 58.2 56.73
Front Hip Room (in) 53.73 55.7 53.74
Second Head Room (in) 36.02 36.7 37.20
Second Leg Room (in) 34.10 36.2 36.06
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.90 56.2 54.72
Second Hip Room (in) 51.21 54.8 52.99
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 10.6 13.1 13.6

Entertainment

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

Heating & Cooling

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

Navigation & Communication

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

Seats

Cloth Seats Standard Standard Standard
Leather Seats Standard Standard Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats Standard Standard Standard
Vinyl Seats Standard Standard Standard
Cooled Driver Seat Standard
Heated Driver Seat Optional Standard Standard
Driver Lumbar Standard Standard
Passenger Lumbar Standard
Seat Memory Standard Standard
Power Driver Seat Standard Standard
Power Passenger Seat Standard Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Standard Standard
2nd Row Bench Seat Standard Standard Standard
Fixed Bench Seat Standard Standard Standard
Split 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
Rear Head Air Bag 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
Front Disc/Rear Drum Brakes 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
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard
Emergency Trunk Release Standard
Lane Departure Warning Optional

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Locking Rear Differential Optional
Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard
Rear Wheel Drive Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard
V6 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard
Engine Type Gas/Electric I4 Gas V6 Gas V6
Displacement 1.4L/85 3.5L/212 3.6L/220
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 149 280 @ 6200 318 @ 6800
Torque (Net @ RPM) 273 254 @ 5000 275 @ 4900
Transmission Automatic Automatic w/Manual Shift Automatic
Turning diameter 36.00 38.4 35.40

Fuel

Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard
Plug-In Electric/Gas Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 35 20 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 40 29 27
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 9.3 18.5 18.0

Suspension

Air Suspension Optional
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Double Wishbone Independent SLA
Suspension Type - Rear Compound Crank Multi-Link Independent multi-link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Transmission

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