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RWD 4dr SAV
  • RWD 4dr SAV
  • AWD 4dr SAV
  • AWD 4dr SAV
FWD
  • FWD
  • AWD
  • FWD with Technology Package
  • AWD with Technology Package
quattro 4dr 2.0T Premium
  • quattro 4dr 2.0T Premium
  • quattro 4dr 2.0T Premium Plus
  • quattro 4dr 3.0T Premium Plus
  • quattro 4dr 3.0T Prestige
  • quattro 4dr 2.0T Prestige

Prices

MSRP $30,900 $34,520 $35,900
Invoice $28,430 $32,430 $33,388
Avg. Paid $29,674 $33,758 N/A

U.S. News Scores

Overall 7.8 8.7 8.5
Critics' Rating 8.0 8.8 8.9
Performance 8.4 8.0 8.3
Interior 7.4 8.1 8.6
Safety 9.0 9.7 9.7
Reliability 3.0 4.0 3.0

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Sharp handling
  • Powerful base engine
  • Good fuel economy
  • Numerous standard features
  • Powerful and efficient V6
  • Spacious, comfortable interior
  • Luxurious, high-quality interior
  • Fun driving dynamics
  • Standard all-wheel drive
Cons
  • Limited cargo space
  • Unrefined engine start-stop system
  • Expensive option packages
  • Tight rear seats
  • Numb steering
  • Infotainment system can be confusing

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 2.0 L/122 Premium Unleaded V-6 3.5 L/212 Turbocharged Gas I4 2.0L/121
MPG 23 City / 34 Hwy 20 City / 28 Hwy 20 City / 28 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style Sport Utility Sport Utility Sport Utility Vehicle

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 108.7 105.7 110.5
Length, Overall (in) 176.5 183.5 182.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.8 73.7 74.7
Height, Overall (in) 60.8 66.1 65.2

Doors & Windows

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

Exterior Features

Dual Moonroof Optional
Sun/Moon Roof Optional Standard Optional
Panoramic Roof Optional
Power Tilt/Sliding Sunroof Optional Standard Optional
Running Boards Optional
Rear Spoiler Standard Standard

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3527 3717 4079

Tires & Wheels

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

Towing

Trailer Hitch Receiver Optional
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs) 1500

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard
Back-Up Camera Optional Standard
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Standard Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard Standard
HID headlights Optional Optional
Interior Cargo Shade Standard
Keyless Start Standard Standard
Luggage Rack Standard
Rear Parking Aid Optional
Front Reading Lamps Standard
Rear Reading Lamps Standard
Remote Engine Start Standard Standard
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Trip Computer Standard Standard Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Optional Standard Optional
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Rain Sensing Wipers Standard Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Standard Standard Standard
Keyless Entry Standard Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Optional Standard
Heated Mirrors Standard Standard Standard
Mirror Memory Optional 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.) 103.5 101.5
Front Head Room (in) 41.3 38.7 39.4
Front Leg Room (in) 41.4 42 41.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55 58.7 57.7
Front Hip Room (in) 55.7 - TBD -
Second Head Room (in) 39.7 38.1 39.0
Second Leg Room (in) 34.9 38.3 37.4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.6 57.2 56.4
Second Hip Room (in) 53.8 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (cu. ft.) 56 61.3 57.3
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (cu. ft.) 56 61.3 29.1
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (cu. ft.) - TBD -

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
Rear Seat Audio Controls Standard
Satellite Radio Optional Standard Standard
Premium Sound System Optional Standard
Entertainment System Optional
Hard Disk Drive Optional Standard

Heating & Cooling

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

Navigation & Communication

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

Seats

Cloth Seats Optional Optional Standard
Leather Seats Optional Standard Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats Standard Optional Standard
Vinyl Seats Optional Optional Standard
Heated Driver Seat Optional Standard Optional
Driver Lumbar Optional Standard Standard
Passenger Lumbar Optional
Seat Memory Optional Standard
Power Driver Seat Optional Standard Standard
Power Passenger Seat Optional Standard Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Standard Standard
2nd Row Bench Seat Standard Standard Standard
Fixed Bench Seat Optional Standard
Split Bench Seat Optional 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 Optional

Brakes

4-Wheel ABS Standard Standard Standard
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard Standard Standard
Front Disc/Rear Drum Brakes Standard

Safety Features

Brake Assist Standard 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 Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard
Auto-Leveling Headlights Standard Standard

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

All Wheel Drive Standard
Front Wheel Drive Standard
Rear Wheel Drive Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard
V6 Cylinder Engine Standard
Turbocharged Standard Standard
Engine Type Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Premium Unleaded V-6 Turbocharged Gas I4
Displacement 2.0 L/122 3.5 L/212 2.0L/121
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 240 @ 5000 273 @ 6200 211 @ 4300 - 6000
Torque (Net @ RPM) 260 @ 1250 251 @ 5000 258 @ 1500
Transmission Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD Automatic w/Manual Shift
Turning diameter 37.1 38.9 38.1

Fuel

Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 20 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 34 28 28
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.6 16 19.8

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front Strut Strut Independent
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Multi-Link Independent
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link Multi-Link

Transmission

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