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Prices

MSRP $61,250 $92,900 $69,900
Invoice $57,223 $86,397 $0
Avg. Paid $58,368 $87,573 N/A

U.S. News Scores

Overall 7.8 9.4 9.2
Critics' Rating 7.4 9.6 9.5
Performance 7.0 9.2 8.3
Interior 7.8 9.2 7.8
Safety 10.0 N/A 10.0
Reliability 4.0 4.0 N/A

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Feature-packed interior
  • Generous rear-seat space
  • Strong V8 engine
  • First-class interior quality and accommodations
  • Powerful, smooth engine choices
  • Sublime ride quality
  • High-tech, user-friendly interior
  • Excellent cargo space
  • Responsive electric motor
  • Balanced handling
Cons
  • Lacks handling refinement and steering precision of rivals
  • Poor fuel economy for the class
  • Lackluster interior material quality
  • Less engaging to drive than rivals
  • Meager small item storage

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Premium Unleaded V-8 5.0 L/307 Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-8 4.7 L/285 Electric
MPG 15 City / 23 Hwy 17 City / 25 Hwy N/A

Exterior

Body

Body Style Sedan Sedan Sedan

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 119.9 124.6 116.5
Length, Overall (in) 203.1 206.5 196.0
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.4 74.8 77.3
Height, Overall (in) 58.7 58.8 56.5

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

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

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4553 4729 4647

Tires & Wheels

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

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard Standard
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard
Back-Up Camera Standard Standard Standard
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Standard Optional
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard
HID headlights Standard Standard
Rear Parking Aid Standard Optional
Power Liftgate Optional
Remote Engine Start Standard
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard Standard
Trip Computer Standard Standard Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard Standard Optional
Universal Garage Door Opener Standard Standard Optional
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Rain Sensing Wipers Standard 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 Standard Standard
Heated Mirrors Standard Standard Standard
Mirror Memory Standard Standard
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Power Folding Mirrors 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.) 109.3 94.0
Front Head Room (in) 38.7 42.1 38.8
Front Leg Room (in) 45.1 42.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 59.1 57.7
Front Hip Room (in) 55.5 55.0
Second Head Room (in) 37.7 35.3
Second Leg Room (in) 38.8 35.4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58 55.0
Second Hip Room (in) 55.1 54.7
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 16.7 - TBD -

Entertainment

AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard Standard
CD Changer Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
HD Radio Standard Standard Standard
MP3 Player Standard Standard Standard
Satellite Radio Standard Standard
Premium Sound System Standard Standard Optional
Entertainment System Optional
Hard Disk Drive Standard Optional

Heating & Cooling

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

Navigation & Communication

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

Seats

Cloth Seats Standard
Leather Seats Standard Standard Optional
Premium Synthetic Seats Standard
Cooled Driver Seat Standard
Cooled Rear Seat Optional
Heated Driver Seat Standard Standard Optional
Heated Rear Seat Standard Optional Optional
Driver Lumbar Standard Standard
Passenger Lumbar Standard
Seat Memory Standard Standard
Power Driver Seat Standard Standard Standard
Power Passenger Seat Standard Standard Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard
2nd Row Bench Seat Standard Standard Standard
Bucket Seats Standard Standard Standard
Quad Bucket Seats Optional

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 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 Standard Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard Standard
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors Standard Standard
Night Vision Optional
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard
Emergency Trunk Release Standard
Blind Spot Monitor Standard Optional
Auto-Leveling Headlights Standard
Lane Departure Warning Standard Optional

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Rear Wheel Drive Standard Standard Standard
8 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard
Electric Motor Standard
Turbocharged Standard
Engine Type Premium Unleaded V-8 Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-8 Electric
Displacement 5.0 L/307 4.7 L/285
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 429 @ 6400 449 @ 5250 362 @ 6000
Torque (Net @ RPM) 376 @ 5000 516 @ 1800 325
Transmission Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Turning diameter 39.6 40 37.0

Fuel

Electric Fuel System Standard
Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 15 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 23 25
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 20.3 21.1

Suspension

Active Suspension System Standard Standard
Air Suspension Standard Standard Optional
Suspension Type - Front Multi-Link Multi-Link Double-Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Multi-Link Multi-Link w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link Multi-Link w/Coil Springs

Transmission

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