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4dr Sdn Limited (Natl)
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  • 4dr Sdn XLE Touring (Natl)
  • 4dr Sdn Limited (Natl)
LS
  • LS
  • 1LT
  • 2LT
  • 1LTZ
  • 2LTZ
  • LS CNG
  • 3LT CNG
4dr Sdn Premium
  • 4dr Sdn Premium
  • 4dr Sdn Limited

Prices

MSRP $39,900 $27,060 $35,100
Invoice $35,910 $26,113 $32,455
Avg. Paid $38,058 $26,912 $34,174

U.S. News Scores

Overall 8.5 8.9 8.8
Critics' Rating 8.5 9.2 9.3
Performance 7.7 8.6 7.8
Interior 8.3 8.7 8.3
Safety 9.3 9.4 10.0
Reliability 4.5 N/A 3.5

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Spacious, well-built interior
  • Many standard features
  • Robust V6 engine
  • Luxury car-like interior
  • Large trunk
  • Powerful V6 engine
  • Composed handling
  • High-quality interior
  • Easy-to-use tech features
Cons
  • High price for the class
  • Sluggish infotainment system
  • Rear seats don’t fold
  • Below-average fuel economy for the class

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Regular Unleaded V-6 3.5 L/211 Gas I4 2.5L/- TBD - Regular Unleaded V-6 3.3 L/204
MPG 21 City / 31 Hwy 22 City / 31 Hwy 19 City / 28 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style Sedan Sedan Sedan

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 111 111.70 112
Length, Overall (in) 195.2 201.30 195.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.2 73.00 72.8
Height, Overall (in) 57.5 58.90 58.1

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

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

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3538 - TBD - 3668

Tires & Wheels

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

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard Standard Standard
Back-Up Camera Standard Standard
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Standard Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard Standard
HID headlights Standard Optional
Keyless Start Optional
Rear Parking Aid Optional Standard
Remote Engine Start Optional Optional
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard Standard
Navigation from Telematics Standard
Trip Computer Standard Standard Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Standard Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Rain Sensing Wipers Standard 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 Optional
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Power Folding Mirrors 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.) 102.3 105 106.8
Front Head Room (in) 37.6 39.90 40
Front Leg Room (in) 42.1 45.80 45.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.2 57.90 58.3
Front Hip Room (in) 55.1 54.90 55.5
Second Head Room (in) 37.9 37.40 37.8
Second Leg Room (in) 39.2 39.80 36.8
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.9 56.90 56.5
Second Hip Room (in) 54.6 54.10 54.7
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 16 18.8 15.9

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
Satellite Radio Standard Standard Standard
Premium Sound System Standard Standard
Hard Disk Drive Standard

Heating & Cooling

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

Navigation & Communication

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

Seats

Cloth Seats Standard
Leather Seats Standard Standard
Cooled Driver Seat Standard Optional
Heated Driver Seat Standard Standard
Heated Rear Seat Standard Optional
Driver Lumbar Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Lumbar Standard
Seat Memory Standard Optional
Power Driver Seat Standard Standard Standard
Power Passenger Seat Standard Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard 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 Standard 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 Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard
Blind Spot Monitor Standard Optional
Auto-Leveling Headlights Standard
Lane Departure Warning Optional

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard
V6 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard
Engine Type Regular Unleaded V-6 Gas I4 Regular Unleaded V-6
Displacement 3.5 L/211 2.5L/- TBD - 3.3 L/204
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 268 @ 6200 196 @ 6300 293 @ 6400
Torque (Net @ RPM) 248 @ 4700 186 @ 4400 255 @ 5200
Transmission Automatic w/OD Automatic Automatic w/OD
Turning diameter 37.4 - TBD - 36.5

Fuel

Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 22 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 31 28
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17 18.5 18.5

Suspension

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

Transmission

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