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4dr Sdn SE
  • 4dr Sdn SE V6
  • 4dr Sdn SE
  • 4dr Sdn SXT
  • 4dr Sdn R/T
4dr Sdn I4 2.5
  • 4dr Sdn I4 2.5
  • 4dr Sdn I4 2.5 S
  • 4dr Sdn I4 2.5 SV
  • 2dr Cpe I4 2.5 S
  • 4dr Sdn V6 3.5 S
  • 4dr Sdn V6 3.5 SV
  • 4dr Sdn I4 2.5 SL *Ltd Avail*
  • 4dr Sdn V6 3.5 SL
4dr Sdn 2.5L Manual S
  • 4dr Sdn 2.5L Manual S
  • 4dr Sdn 2.5L Auto S w/Appearance *Ltd Avail*
  • 4dr Sdn 2.5L Auto Wolfsburg Edition
  • 4dr Sdn 2.5L Manual SE
  • 4dr Sdn 2.5L Auto SE
  • 4dr Sdn 2.5L Auto SE w/Sunroof
  • 4dr Sdn 2.0L Manual TDI SE
  • 4dr Sdn 2.5L Auto SE w/Sunroof & Nav
  • 4dr Sdn 2.0L DSG TDI SE w/Sunroof
  • 4dr Sdn 2.5L Auto SEL *Ltd Avail*
  • 4dr Sdn 3.6L V6 DSG SE w/Sunroof
  • 4dr Sdn 2.0L DSG TDI SE w/Sunroof & Nav
  • 4dr Sdn 2.5L Auto SEL Premium
  • 4dr Sdn 3.6L V6 DSG SE w/Sunroof & Nav *Ltd Avail*
  • 4dr Sdn 2.0L DSG TDI SEL Premium
  • 4dr Sdn 3.6L V6 DSG SEL Premium

Prices

MSRP $19,795 $21,760 $20,845
Invoice $19,482 $20,356 $19,990
Avg. Paid N/A N/A N/A

U.S. News Scores

Overall 6.7 8.3 8.2
Critics' Rating 6.7 8.4 8.8
Performance 7.0 8.2 7.5
Interior 6.6 8.2 8.0
Safety 8.6 9.4 9.4
Reliability 2.5 3.5 2.5

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Powerful available V6
  • Upscale interior materials
  • Nimble handling and relaxed ride
  • Nimble handling
  • Smooth CVT
  • Comfortable interior
  • Strong fuel economy estimates
  • Fuel-efficient available diesel engine
  • Roomy cabin and trunk
  • Nimble handling
Cons
  • Poor four-cylinder fuel economy
  • Weak brakes
  • Small back seat and trunk
  • Loud four-cylinder engine
  • Some complaints of unintuitive tech features
  • Uninspired exterior styling
  • Slow-responding navigation system
  • Low reliability rating

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic Manual
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas I4 2.4L/144 Gas I4 2.5L/152 Gas I5 2.5L/151
MPG 21 City / 29 Hwy 27 City / 38 Hwy 22 City / 32 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style Sedan Sedan 4 Door Sdn

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 108.900 109.300 110.4
Length, Overall (in) 192.600 191.500 191.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.800 72.000 72.2
Height, Overall (in) 58.400 57.900 58.5

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Rear Spoiler Optional Optional

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3400 3108 3166

Tires & Wheels

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

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard
Cruise Control Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard
Keyless Start Standard
Front Reading Lamps Standard Standard
Rear Reading Lamps Standard
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Standard Standard
Trip Computer Standard Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard Standard Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Standard Optional Optional
Keyless Entry Standard Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Optional
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard Standard

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 5 5 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 100.200 101.900 102.0
Front Head Room (in) 40.000 40.000 38.3
Front Leg Room (in) 42.400 45.000 42.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.300 56.400 56.9
Front Hip Room (in) 52.600 54.000 - TBD -
Second Head Room (in) 38.300 37.100 37.8
Second Leg Room (in) 36.200 36.100 39.1
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.000 56.400 57.0
Second Hip Room (in) 52.800 52.100 - TBD -
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 13.500 15.400 15.9

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

Heating & Cooling

A/C Standard Standard Standard

Navigation & Communication

Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Optional Standard Standard

Seats

Cloth Seats Standard Standard Standard
Driver Lumbar Standard Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat 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

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
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard Standard
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard
Emergency Trunk Release Standard Standard Standard

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard
5 Cylinder Engine Standard
V6 Cylinder Engine Optional
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4 Gas I5
Displacement 2.4L/144 2.5L/152 2.5L/151
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 173 @ 6000 182 @ 6000 170 @ 5700
Torque (Net @ RPM) 166 @ 4400 180 @ 4000 177 @ 4250
Transmission Automatic Continuously Variable Ratio Manual
Turning diameter 36.500 36.100 36.4

Fuel

Flexible Fuel Capability Optional
Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 27 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 38 32
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.9 18.000 18.5

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Strut MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Multi-Link 4-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs

Transmission

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