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Automatic
  • Automatic
  • Manual with Special Edition
  • Automatic with Special Edition
  • Automatic with Technology Package
  • V6 Automatic with Technology Package
4dr Sdn
  • 4dr Sdn
  • 4dr Sdn Convenience Group
  • 4dr Sdn Leather Group
  • 4dr Sdn Premium Group
Sedan
  • Sedan
  • Sedan
  • Sedan
  • Sedan
  • Sedan
  • Sedan
  • Sports Wagon
  • Wagon
  • Sports Wagon
  • Sedan
  • Sedan
  • Wagon

Prices

MSRP $30,635 $23,700 $32,750
Invoice $28,835 $22,752 $30,130
Avg. Paid N/A $24,203 $30,682

U.S. News Scores

Overall 8.0 8.2 8.7
Critics' Rating 8.0 8.5 9.2
Performance 7.6 7.4 8.5
Interior 7.9 7.8 7.8
Safety 9.0 9.7 9.1
Reliability 4.0 3.5 3.5

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Powerful V6 engine option
  • Balanced handling
  • Generous standard features list
  • Smooth, quiet ride
  • Good cargo space
  • Upscale cabin
  • Powerful turbo engine
  • Impressive handling and acceleration
  • Spacious cabin
  • Excellent fuel economy
Cons
  • Button-heavy center stack
  • Limited rear-seat legroom
  • Low fuel economy for the class
  • Confusing interior controls
  • Some cheap materials in base models
  • Some switchgear is hard to use

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Premium Unleaded I-4 2.4 L/144 Gas/4-cyl 2.4L/145 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 2.0 L/122
MPG 22 City / 31 Hwy 21 City / 32 Hwy 24 City / 36 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style Sedan Sedan Sedan

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 106.5 105.7 110.6
Length, Overall (in) 185.6 183.9 182.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.4 71.4 71.3
Height, Overall (in) 56.7 58.1 56.3

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

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

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3479 3300 3295

Tires & Wheels

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

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard Standard Optional
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard
Back-Up Camera Standard Optional
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Standard Standard Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard Standard
HID headlights Standard Optional
Rear Parking Aid Optional
Remote Engine Start Standard
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Navigation from Telematics Standard
Trip Computer Standard Standard Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard Standard Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Standard Optional
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Rain Sensing Wipers 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 Optional
Heated Mirrors Standard Standard
Mirror Memory Optional
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.) 94.5 95.0
Front Head Room (in) 37.6 38.3 40.3
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 42.0 42
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.8 55.1 55.1
Front Hip Room (in) 55.6 53.7
Second Head Room (in) 37 37.8 37.7
Second Leg Room (in) 34.3 34.7 35.1
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.1 52.9 55.1
Second Hip Room (in) 54.2 51.9
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 14 14.3 13

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 Optional
Premium Sound System Standard
Hard Disk Drive Optional

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 Standard
Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Standard Standard Standard

Seats

Cloth Seats Standard
Leather Seats Standard Optional
Premium Synthetic Seats Optional Standard
Heated Driver Seat Standard Optional
Heated Rear Seat Optional
Driver Lumbar Standard Optional
Passenger Lumbar Optional
Seat Memory Standard Optional
Power Driver Seat Standard Optional
Power Passenger Seat Standard Optional
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Standard Optional
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 Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard Standard
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors Standard Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard
Emergency Trunk Release Standard
Auto-Leveling Headlights Optional

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard
Rear Wheel Drive Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard Standard
Turbocharged Standard
Engine Type Premium Unleaded I-4 Gas/4-cyl Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Displacement 2.4 L/144 2.4L/145 2.0 L/122
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 201 @ 7000 180 @ 6700 180 @ 5000
Torque (Net @ RPM) 170 @ 4300 171 @ 4900 200 @ 1250
Transmission Automatic w/OD Automatic w/Manual Shift Automatic w/OD
Turning diameter 36.7 36.0 37.1

Fuel

Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 (Est) 21 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 (Est) 32 36
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5 15.6 15.8

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone MacPherson Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Compound Crank Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double Wishbone w/Coil Springs Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link w/Coil Springs Multi-Link

Transmission

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

Safety scores should only be compared between vehicles of similar size and weight. Larger, heavier vehicles generally provide more protection than smaller, lighter ones.