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Sedan
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Prices

MSRP $49,650 $39,145 $53,700
Invoice $45,680 $37,579 $49,706
Avg. Paid $39,038 $22,199 $30,775

U.S. News Scores

Overall 7.5 8.2 8.1
Critics' Rating 7.1 8.5 8.4
Performance 7.8 8.2 8.0
Interior 8.0 6.5 8.0
Operating Cost 7.7 8.9 8.1
Safety 9.1 9.6 9.3
Reliability 3.0 3.5 3.5

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Strong acceleration
  • Better all-electric range than most plug-in hybrids
  • Responsive electric powertrain
  • Excellent fuel economy for the class
  • Potent hybrid powertrain
Cons
  • Poor fuel economy for a hybrid
  • Very small trunk
  • Small trunk
  • Grabby regenerative brakes

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front wheel drive Rear-Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Turbocharged Gas/Electric I6 3.0L/182 Gas/Electric I4 1.4L/85 Gas/Electric V6 3.5L/- TBD -
MPG 25 City / 33 Hwy 35 City / 40 Hwy 27 City / 32 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style Sedan Hatchback 4-door Sedan

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 110.600 105.70 114.2
Length, Overall (in) 182.500 177.10 194.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.300 70.40 72.6
Height, Overall (in) 56.300 56.64 59.1

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

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

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3571 3781 4129

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front Performance Standard Standard Standard
Tires - Rear Performance Standard Standard Standard
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Standard Standard Standard

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard Standard Optional
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard
Back-Up Camera Optional Optional Standard
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Heads-Up Display Optional
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Standard Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard Standard
HID headlights Standard Standard
Interior Cargo Shade Standard
Keyless Start Standard Standard Standard
Rear Parking Aid Optional Optional
Front Reading Lamps Standard Standard
Rear Reading Lamps Standard Standard
Remote Engine Start Standard
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard Optional Standard
Navigation from Telematics Standard
Trip Computer Standard Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Standard Standard Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Rain Sensing Wipers Standard 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 Standard Optional Standard
Heated Mirrors Standard Standard Standard
Mirror Memory Standard Standard
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Power Folding Mirrors 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 4 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 96.000 90.0 103.6
Front Head Room (in) 40.300 37.80 39.1
Front Leg Room (in) 42.000 42.05 44.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.100 56.52 58.4
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 53.73 54.3
Second Head Room (in) 37.700 36.02 37.7
Second Leg Room (in) 35.100 34.10 36.2
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.100 53.90 56.7
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 51.21 53.5
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 17.000 10.6 11.3

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 Optional Standard Standard
Premium Sound System Optional Optional Optional
Hard Disk Drive 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 Optional
Onboard Hands-Free Communications System Optional Standard
Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Standard Standard Standard

Seats

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

Safety

Airbags

Driver Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag 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

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
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 Standard Optional
Lane Departure Warning Optional Optional 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
Turbocharged Standard
Engine Type Turbocharged Gas/Electric I6 Gas/Electric I4 Gas/Electric V6
Displacement 3.0L/182 1.4L/85 3.5L/- TBD -
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 335 @ 5800 - 6000 149 360 combined
Torque (Net @ RPM) 330 @ 1200 - 5000 273 - TBD -
Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift Automatic Automatic
Turning diameter - TBD - 36.00 36.7

Fuel

Hybrid Fuel Standard Standard
Gasoline Fuel Standard
Plug-In Electric/Gas Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 25 35 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 33 40 32
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.800 9.3 17.8

Suspension

Active Suspension System Optional
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut Independent
Suspension Type - Rear 5-Link Compound Crank Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Transmission

Automatic Standard Standard Standard
Automatic Transmission w/Manual Mode Standard
1-Speed Automatic Standard
7-Speed Automatic Standard
8-Speed Automatic Standard