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2013 Acura TSX 2013 Audi A3 2013 Buick Verano
     
Automatic
  • Automatic
  • Manual with Special Edition
  • Automatic with Special Edition
  • Automatic with Technology Package
  • V6 Automatic with Technology Package
4dr HB Man FrontTrak 2.0T Premium
  • 4dr HB Man FrontTrak 2.0T Premium
  • 4dr HB Man FrontTrak 2.0T Premium Plus
  • 4dr HB S tronic FrontTrak 2.0T Premium
  • 4dr HB S tronic FrontTrak 2.0T Premium Plus
  • 4dr HB S tronic FrontTrak 2.0 TDI Premium
  • 4dr HB S tronic FrontTrak 2.0 TDI Premium Plus
  • 4dr HB S tronic quattro 2.0T Premium
  • 4dr HB S tronic quattro 2.0T Premium Plus
4dr Sdn
  • 4dr Sdn
  • 4dr Sdn Convenience Group
  • 4dr Sdn Leather Group
  • 4dr Sdn Premium Group

Prices

MSRP $30,510 $27,270 $23,080
Invoice $28,719 $25,361 $22,157
Avg. Paid N/A N/A N/A

U.S. News Scores

Overall 8.2 8.2 8.3
Critics' Rating 8.1 8.3 8.5
Performance 7.5 8.5 7.3
Interior 7.9 7.9 8.1
Safety 10.0 10.0 9.7
Reliability 4.0 3.0 3.5

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Smooth manual and automatic transmissions
  • Powerful V6 engine
  • Optional stereo has outstanding sound quality
  • Smooth manual and automatic transmissions
  • Fuel-efficient diesel engine
  • High-quality cabin materials
  • Well-made interior
  • Good trunk space
  • Quiet cabin
  • Smooth manual and automatic transmissions
Cons
  • Unrefined base engine
  • Overwhelming number of interior buttons
  • Confusing navigation system
  • Cramped rear seats
  • Underpowered base engine
  • Uninspiring handling
  • Confusing interior controls

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Manual Automatic
Drivetrain Front-Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas I4 2.4L/144 Turbocharged Gas I4 2.0L/121 Gas/Ethanol 4-cyl 2.4L/145
MPG 22 City / 31 Hwy 21 City / 30 Hwy 21 City / 32 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style Sedan Hatchback Sedan

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 106.4 101.500 105.7
Length, Overall (in) 185.6 169.000 183.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.4 78.500 71.4
Height, Overall (in) 56.7 56.000 58.4

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

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

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3470 3219 3300

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
Wheel Locks Optional Optional

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard Standard
Back-Up Camera Standard
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Standard Standard Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard
HID headlights Standard
Luggage Rack Optional
Front Reading Lamps Standard Standard
Rear Reading Lamps Standard
Remote Engine Start Standard
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Navigation from Telematics Standard
Trip Computer Standard Standard Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard 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
Heated Mirrors Standard Optional
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror Standard Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror Standard Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard Standard

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 5 5 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 94.5 89.000 95.0
Front Head Room (in) 37.6 39.300 38.3
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 41.200 42.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.8 54.400 55.0
Front Hip Room (in) 55.6 - TBD - 53.7
Second Head Room (in) 37.0 36.900 37.8
Second Leg Room (in) 34.3 34.800 34.7
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.1 52.800 52.8
Second Hip Room (in) 54.2 - TBD - 51.9
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (cu. ft.) 39.000
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 14.0 14.3

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 Standard Standard Standard
Premium Sound System Standard 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

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

Seats

Cloth Seats Standard
Leather Seats Standard Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats Optional
Heated Driver Seat Standard Optional
Driver Lumbar Standard Optional
Seat Memory Standard
Power Driver Seat Standard Optional
Power Passenger Seat Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Standard Standard
2nd Row Bench Seat Standard Standard Standard
Bucket Seats Standard Optional 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 Optional 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 Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard Standard
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors Standard Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard
Emergency Trunk Release Standard Standard

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard Standard
Turbocharged Standard
Engine Type Gas I4 Turbocharged Gas I4 Gas/Ethanol 4-cyl
Displacement 2.4L/144 2.0L/121 2.4L/145
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 201 @ 7000 200 @ 5100-6000 180 @ 6700
Torque (Net @ RPM) 170 @ 4300 207 @ 1800-5000 171 @ 4900
Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift Manual Automatic w/Manual Shift
Turning diameter 36.7 35.100 36.0

Fuel

Flexible Fuel Capability Standard
Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Optional
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 21 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 30 32
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5 14.500 15.6

Suspension

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

Transmission

Automatic Standard Standard
Automatic Transmission w/Manual Mode Standard Standard
5-Speed Automatic Standard
6-Speed Automatic Standard
Manual Standard
6-Speed Manual 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.