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2013 Subaru Legacy 2013 Kia Optima 2013 Suzuki Kizashi
     
2.5i Automatic
  • 2.5i Manual
  • 2.5i Automatic
  • 2.5i Automatic Premium
  • 3.6R
  • 2.5i Limited
  • 3.6R Limited
4dr Sdn LX
  • 4dr Sdn LX
  • 4dr Sdn EX
  • 4dr Sdn SX
  • 4dr Sdn SX w/Limited Pkg
  • 4dr Sdn SX w/Chrome Limited Pkg
4dr Sdn Man FWD Base
  • 4dr Sdn Man FWD Base
  • 4dr Sdn CVT FWD SE
  • 4dr Sdn CVT AWD SE
  • 4dr Sdn CVT FWD GTS Sport
  • 4dr Sdn CVT AWD GTS Sport
  • 4dr Sdn CVT AWD SLS Sport

Prices

MSRP $21,295 $21,350 $19,999
Invoice $20,119 $20,400 $19,199
Avg. Paid N/A N/A N/A

U.S. News Scores

Overall 7.8 8.0 8.1
Critics' Rating 7.7 8.2 8.5
Performance 7.2 7.7 8.3
Interior 7.6 7.8 8.0
Safety 9.7 9.7 9.3
Reliability 3.5 3.0 2.5

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Standard all-wheel drive
  • Standard driver assist safety system
  • Spacious interior
  • Top safety scores
  • Nimble handling
  • Strong acceleration from both engines
  • Athletic handling
  • Intuitive tech features and upscale optional features
  • Outstanding safety scores
  • Nimble handling
  • Available AWD
  • High-end cabin 
Cons
  • Below-average reliability score
  • Subpar fuel economy
  • Disappointing four-cylinder engine 
  • Limited rear headroom
  • Small trunk opening
  • Below-average reliability score
  • Somewhat underpowered engine
  • Smaller rear seat and trunk than competitors

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic Manual
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas Flat 4 2.5L/152 Gas I4 2.4L/144 Gas I4 2.4L/146
MPG 24 City / 32 Hwy 24 City / 35 Hwy 20 City / 29 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style Sedan Sedan Sedan

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 108.300 110.04 106.3
Length, Overall (in) 187.200 190.7 183.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.700 72.05 71.7
Height, Overall (in) 59.300 57.28 58.3

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Rear Spoiler Optional

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3392 3223 3241

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front All-Season Standard Standard
Tires - Front Performance Standard
Tires - Rear All-Season Standard Standard
Tires - Rear Performance Standard
Full Size Spare Tire Standard
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Optional Standard Standard
Wheel Locks Optional Optional
Steel Wheels Standard
Wheel Covers Standard

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard Standard
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard
Back-Up Camera Optional
Cruise Control Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Optional Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard
Keyless Start Standard
Front Reading Lamps Standard Standard
Remote Engine Start Optional Optional
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Standard Standard
Trip Computer Standard Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Optional Optional
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Standard Optional
Keyless Entry Standard Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Optional Optional
Heated Mirrors 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.) 103.0 102.17 105.4
Front Head Room (in) 40.300 39.96 39.3
Front Leg Room (in) 43.000 45.47 41.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.300 57.28 55.5
Front Hip Room (in) 54.500 54.65 53.1
Second Head Room (in) 37.500 37.60 37.0
Second Leg Room (in) 37.800 34.65 35.6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.100 55.71 54.6
Second Hip Room (in) 53.900 54.49 52.1
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 14.700 15.43 13.3

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 Optional Standard
Dual Zone A/C Optional Standard
A/C Standard Standard Standard
Rear A/C Standard

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System Optional
Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Standard Standard

Seats

Cloth Seats Standard Standard Standard
Driver Lumbar Standard
Power 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
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard
Emergency Trunk Release 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/152 2.4L/144 2.4L/146
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 173 @ 5600 200 @ 6300 185 @ 6500
Torque (Net @ RPM) 174 @ 4100 186 @ 4250 170 @ 4000
Transmission CVT Automatic w/manual shift Manual
Turning diameter 36.800 35.76 - TBD -

Fuel

Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24 24 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 32 35 29
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.500 18.5 16.6

Suspension

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

Transmission

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