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Prices

MSRP $33,300 $43,500  
Invoice $31,302 $40,020
Avg. Paid $32,015 $41,961

U.S. News Scores

Overall 8.2 N/A  
Critics' Rating 8.3 N/A
Performance 7.8 N/A
Interior 7.7 N/A
Safety 10.0 N/A
Reliability N/A N/A

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Base model’s stellar fuel economy
  • Powerful engine lineup
  • Exceptionally comfortable front seats
 
Cons
  • Infotainment system is difficult to use
  • Cramped back seats
  • Small trunk

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic  
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 2.0 L/120 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-6 3.0 L/182
MPG 25 City / 37 Hwy 22 City / 32 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style Sedan Sedan  

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 109.3 110.6  
Length, Overall (in) 182.5 182.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.4 71.3
Height, Overall (in) 58.4 56.3

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard  
Power Windows Standard Standard

Exterior Features

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

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3433 3555  

Tires & Wheels

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

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard Standard  
Back-Up Camera Optional
Cruise Control Standard Standard
Heads-Up Display Optional
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard
HID headlights Optional Standard
Keyless Start Optional
Rear Parking Aid Optional Optional
Remote Engine Start Optional
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard Standard
Trip Computer Standard Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard
Rain Sensing Wipers Standard Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Standard Standard
Keyless Entry Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Standard
Heated Mirrors Standard Standard
Mirror Memory Standard Standard
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard
Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard
Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror Standard Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 5 5  
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 93
Front Head Room (in) 39.3 40.3
Front Leg Room (in) 41.9 42
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57 55.1
Front Hip Room (in) 54.9
Second Head Room (in) 38.3 37.7
Second Leg Room (in) 33.5 35.1
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.2 55.1
Second Hip Room (in) 53.5
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 12 13

Entertainment

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

Heating & Cooling

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

Navigation & Communication

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

Seats

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

Safety

Airbags

Driver Air Bag Standard Standard  
Passenger Air Bag Standard Standard
Side Head Air Bag Standard Standard
Rear Head Air Bag Standard Standard
Side Air Bag Standard Standard

Brakes

4-Wheel ABS Standard Standard  
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard Standard

Safety Features

Brake Assist Standard Standard  
Electronic Stability Control Standard Standard
Daytime Running Lights Standard Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors Standard Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard
Blind Spot Monitor Optional Optional
Auto-Leveling Headlights Optional Standard
Lane Departure Warning Optional Optional

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Locking Rear Differential Standard  
Front Wheel Drive Standard
Rear Wheel Drive Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard
Straight 6 Cylinder Engine Standard
Turbocharged Standard Standard
Engine Type Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-6
Displacement 2.0 L/120 3.0 L/182
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 240 @ 5600 300 @ 5800
Torque (Net @ RPM) 258 @ 4500 300 @ 1200
Transmission Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Turning diameter 37.1 37.1

Fuel

Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard  
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 25 22 (Est)
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 37 32 (Est)
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.8 15.8

Suspension

Active Suspension System Optional  
Suspension Type - Front Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link Multi-Link

Transmission

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