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4dr Sdn XLE Premium (Natl)
  • 4dr Sdn XLE Premium (Natl)
  • 4dr Sdn XLE Touring (Natl)
  • 4dr Sdn Limited (Natl)
LS
  • LS
  • 1LT
  • LS Eco
  • 2LT
  • LT Eco
  • 1LTZ
  • 2LTZ
4dr Sdn
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Prices

MSRP $35,555 $26,860 $43,475
Invoice $32,000 $25,920 $41,736
Avg. Paid $25,235 $26,797 $43,461

U.S. News Scores

Overall 8.1 8.9 8.6
Critics' Rating 7.5 9.2 8.8
Performance 6.5 8.6 9.5
Interior 8.5 8.6 7.8
Safety 9.3 9.4 N/A
Reliability 4.5 4.0 3.5
Operating Cost 8.5 N/A N/A

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Exceptional fuel economy
  • First-rate cabin materials
  • Balanced handling
  • Attractive, high-quality interior
  • Large trunk
  • Thrillingly powerful engine
  • Athletic handling
  • Fancy cabin with lots of features
Cons
  • Smaller trunk than most large cars
  • Sluggish infotainment system
  • Subpar gas mileage among affordable large cars

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas/Electric I4 2.5L/152 Gas I4 2.5L/150 Gas V8 6.2L/376
MPG 40 City / 39 Hwy 21 City / 31 Hwy 14 City / 21 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style Sedan Sedan Sedan

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 111.0 111.70 114.80
Length, Overall (in) 195.2 201.30 195.50
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.2 73.00 74.70
Height, Overall (in) 57.5 58.90 57.90

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard

Exterior Features

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

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3585 - TBD - 3975

Tires & Wheels

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

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard Standard
Back-Up Camera Standard Standard
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Heads-Up Display Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard Standard
HID headlights Standard
Keyless Start Standard Standard
Rear Parking Aid Optional Standard
Front Reading Lamps Standard
Rear Reading Lamps Standard
Remote Engine Start Optional Optional Standard
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard Standard
Navigation from Telematics Standard Standard
Trip Computer Standard Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Rain Sensing Wipers Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Optional Standard Standard
Keyless Entry Standard Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Standard Standard
Heated Mirrors Standard Standard
Mirror Memory Standard
Power Driver Mirror Standard 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.) 102.3 105 112 (Est)
Front Head Room (in) 37.6 39.90 38.70
Front Leg Room (in) 42.1 45.80 42.30
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.2 57.90 59.10
Front Hip Room (in) 55.1 54.90 57.20
Second Head Room (in) 37.9 37.40 37.50
Second Leg Room (in) 39.2 39.80 39.70
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.5 56.90 59.00
Second Hip Room (in) 54.6 54.10 58.00
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 14.0 18.8 16.4

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
Premium Sound System Standard

Heating & Cooling

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

Navigation & Communication

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

Seats

Cloth Seats Standard
Leather Seats Standard Optional
Cooled Driver Seat Standard
Heated Driver Seat Standard Standard
Driver Lumbar Standard Standard Standard
Seat Memory Standard
Power Driver Seat Standard Standard Standard
Power Passenger Seat 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
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
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard
Emergency Trunk Release Standard
Blind Spot Monitor Standard
Lane Departure Warning Standard

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Locking Rear Differential Standard
Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard
Rear Wheel Drive Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard
8 Cylinder Engine Standard
Engine Type Gas/Electric I4 Gas I4 Gas V8
Displacement 2.5L/152 2.5L/150 6.2L/376
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 200 Combined 195 @ - TBD - 415 @ 5900
Torque (Net @ RPM) - TBD - 187 @ - TBD - 415 @ 4600
Transmission Continuously Variable Ratio Automatic Automatic w/Manual Shift
Turning diameter 37.4 - TBD - 37.4

Fuel

Hybrid Fuel Standard
Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 40 (Est) 21 14
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 39 (Est) 31 21
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.0 18.5 18.8

Suspension

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

Transmission

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