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AWD 4dr SUV
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RWD
  • RWD
  • AWD
  • RWD Journey
  • AWD Journey
FWD
  • FWD
  • AWD
  • FWD with Technology Package
  • AWD with Technology Package

Prices

MSRP $38,850 $36,900 $34,520
Invoice $35,740 $34,187 $32,430
Avg. Paid $34,125 $23,151 N/A

U.S. News Scores

Overall 8.0 8.2 8.7
Critics' Rating 8.4 8.9 8.8
Performance 8.5 8.8 8.0
Interior 7.8 7.8 8.1
Safety 10.0 9.7 9.7
Reliability 3.0 3.0 4.0
Operating Cost 7.3 7.6 N/A

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Authoritative acceleration
  • Good fuel economy with standard all-wheel drive
  • Sporty handling
  • Athletic handling
  • Potent V6 engine
  • Posh interior design
  • Numerous standard features
  • Powerful and efficient V6
  • Spacious, comfortable interior
Cons
  • Confusing iDrive infotainment system
  • Cramped rear seat
  • Small cargo hold
  • Numb steering

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Turbocharged Gas I4 2.0L/- TBD - Gas V6 3.7L/- TBD - Premium Unleaded V-6 3.5 L/212
MPG 21 City / 28 Hwy 17 City / 24 Hwy 20 City / 28 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style Sport Utility Vehicle 4 Door SUV Sport Utility

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 110.6 110.2 105.7
Length, Overall (in) 183.0 182.3 183.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.1 71.0 73.7
Height, Overall (in) 65.4 62.6 66.1

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Privacy Glass Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

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

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4112 3764 3717

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

Towing

Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs) 1500

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard
Back-Up Camera Optional Standard Standard
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Heads-Up Display Optional
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Optional Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Standard Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard Standard
HID headlights Optional
Interior Cargo Shade Optional
Keyless Start Optional Standard
Rear Parking Aid Optional
Power Liftgate Standard
Front Reading Lamps Standard
Rear Reading Lamps Standard
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Trip Computer Standard Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Optional 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 Optional Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Optional Standard
Heated Mirrors Standard Standard
Mirror Memory Standard Standard
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard
Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror Standard Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard
Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror Standard Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard Standard

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 5 5 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 90.1 88.5 103.5
Front Head Room (in) 40.7 40.5 38.7
Front Leg Room (in) 39.9 44.3 42
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.3 54.8 58.7
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 52.9 55.7
Second Head Room (in) 39.1 38.4 38.1
Second Leg Room (in) 39.1 28.5 38.3
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.0 55.1 57.2
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 50.0 53.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (cu. ft.) 56.5 47.4 61.3
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (cu. ft.) 19.4 18.6 26.1
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (cu. ft.) 26.1

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 Standard

Heating & Cooling

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

Navigation & Communication

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

Seats

Leather Seats Optional Standard Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats Standard
Heated Driver Seat Optional Standard
Heated Rear Seat Optional
Driver Lumbar Standard Standard
Seat Memory Standard Standard
Power Driver Seat Standard Standard Standard
Power Passenger Seat Standard Standard Standard
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

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
Front Tow Hooks Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard
Auto-Leveling Headlights Optional
Lane Departure Warning Optional

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

All Wheel Drive Standard
Front Wheel Drive Standard
Rear Wheel Drive Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard
V6 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard
Turbocharged Standard
Engine Type Turbocharged Gas I4 Gas V6 Premium Unleaded V-6
Displacement 2.0L/- TBD - 3.7L/- TBD - 3.5 L/212
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 240 @ 5000 325 @ - TBD - 273 @ 6200
Torque (Net @ RPM) 260 @ 1250-4800 267 @ - TBD - 251 @ 5000
Transmission Automatic Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Turning diameter 39.0 34.8 38.9

Fuel

Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 17 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 24 28
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.7 20.0 16

Suspension

Active Suspension System Optional
Suspension Type - Front Double-Joint Strut Independent Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Five-Link Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link

Transmission

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

Safety scores should only be compared between vehicles of similar size and weight. Larger, heavier vehicles generally provide more protection than smaller, lighter ones.