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2014 Acura TSX Sport Wagon 2014 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen 2014 BMW 3-Series
#3 in Wagons
#1 in Wagons
Automatic
  • Automatic
  • Automatic with Technology Package
4dr Auto S SportWagen
  • 4dr Manual S SportWagen
  • 4dr Auto S SportWagen
  • 4dr Auto SE SportWagen
  • 4dr Manual TDI SportWagen
  • 4dr Auto SE with Sunroof SportWagen
  • 4dr DSG TDI SportWagen
  • 4dr Manual TDI with Sunroof SportWagen
  • 4dr Manual TDI with Sunroof & Navigation SportWagen
  • 4dr DSG TDI with Sunroof SportWagen
  • 4dr DSG TDI with Sunroof & Navigation SportWagen
Sedan
  • Sedan
  • Sedan
  • Sedan
  • Sedan
  • Sedan
  • Sedan
  • Sports Wagon
  • Wagon
  • Sports Wagon
  • Sedan
  • Sedan
  • Wagon

Prices

MSRP $31,985 $22,095 $32,750
Invoice $30,084 $21,211 $30,130
Avg. Paid $31,982 $21,923 $31,374

U.S. News Scores

Overall 8.5 8.7 8.6
Critics' Rating 8.5 9.3 9.1
Performance 8.1 8.5 8.5
Interior 8.0 8.4 7.8
Safety 9.0 9.7 9.1
Reliability 4.5 3.0 3.5

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Lots of standard features
  • Good cargo space for the class
  • Balanced handling
  • High-quality interior
  • Capable handling
  • TDI model gets great fuel economy
  • Impressive handling and acceleration
  • Spacious cabin
  • Excellent fuel economy
Cons
  • Limited back-seat legroom
  • Sluggish automatic transmission
  • 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 Regular Unleaded I-5 2.5 L/151 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 2.0 L/122
MPG 22 City / 30 Hwy 23 City / 30 Hwy 24 City / 36 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style Wagon Wagon Sedan

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 106.5 101.5 110.6
Length, Overall (in) 189.2 179.4 182.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.4 70.1 71.3
Height, Overall (in) 57.9 59.2 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
Rear Spoiler Optional

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3585 3256 3295

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front Performance Standard Standard Standard
Tires - Rear Performance Standard 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 Optional
Steel Wheels Standard Standard
Wheel Covers Standard

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard Standard Optional
Back-Up Camera Optional
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Standard Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard
HID headlights Standard Optional
Interior Cargo Shade Standard Standard
Keyless Start Standard
Luggage Rack 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
Trip Computer Standard Standard Standard
Remote Trunk Release 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 Standard
Heated Mirrors Standard Standard Standard
Mirror Memory Standard 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.) 94.4 91.7
Front Head Room (in) 37.6 38.4 40.3
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 41.1 42
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.8 54.8 55.1
Front Hip Room (in) 55.6
Second Head Room (in) 36.9 38.1 37.7
Second Leg Room (in) 34.3 35.5 35.1
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.1 53.1 55.1
Second Hip Room (in) 54.2
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 13
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (cu. ft.) 66.2 66.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (cu. ft.) 66.2 66.9

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
Rear Seat Audio Controls Standard Standard Standard
Satellite Radio Standard Optional
Premium Sound System Standard Standard
Hard Disk Drive Standard Standard 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 Optional
Onboard Hands-Free Communications System Standard
Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Standard Standard Standard

Seats

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

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

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard
Rear Wheel Drive Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard
5 Cylinder Engine Standard
Turbocharged Standard
Engine Type Premium Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-5 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Displacement 2.4 L/144 2.5 L/151 2.0 L/122
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 201 @ 7000 170 @ 5700 180 @ 5000
Torque (Net @ RPM) 170 @ 4300 177 @ 4250 200 @ 1250
Transmission Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Turning diameter 36.7 35.8 37.1

Fuel

Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 (Est) 23 (Est) 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 (Est) 30 (Est) 36
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5 14.5 15.8

Suspension

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