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The Car Guide rating

78

The Car Guide rating

80
Price
Base price $38,800 (CAD) $41,920 (CAD)
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Monthly payments $732/month (?) $791/month (?)
Awards Best full-size sedan of 2014 -
Engine
Type V6 3.5 litres V6 3.5 litres
Power 268 hp @ 6,200 rpm (200 kW) 268 hp @ 6,200 rpm (200 kW)
Torque 248 lb·ft @ 4,700 rpm (336 N·m) 248 lb·ft @ 4,700 rpm (336 N·m)
Induction Atmospheric Atmospheric
Power to weight ratio 11.0 N/A
Bore 94 mm 94 mm
Stroke 83 mm 83 mm
Fuel type Regular Regular
CO₂ emissions 4,410 kg/year 3,918 kg/year
Ohter engines none none
Transmission 6-speed automatic 6-speed automatic
Drivetrain FWD FWD
Vehicle type / Category
Vehicle type Sedan Sedan
Category Full Size Cars Sedans / Coupes under $50,000
Assembly Georgetown, KY Kyushu, Japon
Generation 4 6
What's new N/A N/A
Fuel efficiency / Autonomy
City 11.2 l/100km 9.9 l/100km
Highway 7.6 l/100km 6.4 l/100km
Autonomy 571 km 657 km
Tires / Suspension / Brakes / Safety
Steering rack and pinion, electrical variable assist rack and pinion, electrical variable assist
Traction control yes yes
Stability control yes yes
Seat belts 5 5
Airbags 10 10
Front suspension independent, Macpherson strut independent, Macpherson strut
Rear suspension independent, Macpherson strut independent, Macpherson strut
Front brakes disc (ABS) disc (ABS)
Rear brakes disc (ABS) disc (ABS)
Front tires P215/55R17 P215/55R17
Rear tires P215/55R17 P215/55R17
Dimensions / Weight
Length 4,960 mm (195″) 4,895 mm (193″)
Width 1,835 mm (72″) 1,821 mm (72″)
Height 1,460 mm (57″) 1,450 mm (57″)
Wheelbase 2,820 mm (111″) 2,819 mm (111″)
Front track 1,590 mm (63″) 1,590 mm (63″)
Rear track 1,580 mm (62″) 1,575 mm (62″)
Weight 1,573 kg (3,468 lbs) 1,613 kg (3,556 lbs)
Weight distribution front-rear N/A 61% - 39%
Capacities
Fuel tank 64 l (17 gal) 65 l (17 gal)
Trunk 453 l (16 ft³) 433 l (15 ft³)
Towing N/A N/A
Box length N/A N/A
Performance
0-100 km/h 7.0 s 7.1 s
80-120 km/h N/A N/A
Top speed N/A 209 km/h
Braking distance N/A N/A
Warranty
Base warranty 3 years / 60,000 km 4 years / 80,000 km
Powetrain warranty 5 years / 100,000 km 6 years / 110,000 km
Insurance
Insurability rating 3 Average 3 Average
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Competition
Competitive models
Guide de l'Auto ratings
Driving
6.0/10
6.0/10
Safety
10.0/10
9.0/10
Interior
8.0/10
8.0/10
Reliability
8.0/10
9.0/10
Winter driving
7.0/10
7.0/10
Comfort
8.0/10
9.0/10
Overall 78% 80%

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