The Car Guide – Everything Automotive, 48 Years Running

Comparison

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Price
Base price $38,800 (CAD) $41,920 (CAD) $37,795 (CAD)
Monthly payments $732/month (?) $791/month (?) $713/month (?)
Engine
Type V6 3.5 litres V6 3.5 litres V6 3.3 litres
Power 268 hp @ 6,200 rpm (200 kW) 268 hp @ 6,200 rpm (200 kW) 293 hp @ 6,400 rpm (218 kW)
Torque 248 lb·ft @ 4,700 rpm (336 N·m) 248 lb·ft @ 4,700 rpm (336 N·m) 255 lb·ft @ 5,200 rpm (346 N·m)
Induction Atmospheric Atmospheric Atmospheric
Power to weight ratio 11.0 N/A N/A
Bore 94 mm 94 mm 92 mm
Stroke 83 mm 83 mm 84 mm
Fuel type Regular Regular Regular
CO₂ emissions 4,410 kg/year 3,918 kg/year 4,360 kg/year
Ohter engines none none none
Transmission 6-speed automatic 6-speed automatic 6-speed automatic
Drivetrain FWD FWD FWD
Vehicle type / Category
Vehicle type Sedan Sedan Sedan
Category Full Size Cars Sedans / Coupes under $50,000 Full Size Cars
Assembly Georgetown, KY Kyushu, Japon Hwasung, Corée du sud
Generation 4 6 1
What's new N/A N/A N/A
Fuel efficiency / Autonomy
City 11.2 l/100km 9.9 l/100km 11.2 l/100km
Highway 7.6 l/100km 6.4 l/100km 7.4 l/100km
Autonomy 571 km 657 km 625 km
Tires / Suspension / Brakes / Safety
Steering rack and pinion, electrical variable assist rack and pinion, electrical variable assist rack and pinion, electric assistance
Traction control yes yes yes
Stability control yes yes yes
Seat belts 5 5 5
Airbags 10 10 8
Front suspension independent, Macpherson strut independent, Macpherson strut independent, Macpherson strut
Rear suspension independent, Macpherson strut independent, Macpherson strut independent, multi-link
Front brakes disc (ABS) disc (ABS) disc (ABS)
Rear brakes disc (ABS) disc (ABS) disc (ABS)
Front tires P215/55R17 P215/55R17 P245/45R18
Rear tires P215/55R17 P215/55R17 P245/45R18
Dimensions / Weight
Length 4,960 mm (195″) 4,895 mm (193″) 4,970 mm (196″)
Width 1,835 mm (72″) 1,821 mm (72″) 1,850 mm (73″)
Height 1,460 mm (57″) 1,450 mm (57″) 1,475 mm (58″)
Wheelbase 2,820 mm (111″) 2,819 mm (111″) 2,845 mm (112″)
Front track 1,590 mm (63″) 1,590 mm (63″) 1,601 mm (63″)
Rear track 1,580 mm (62″) 1,575 mm (62″) 1,600 mm (63″)
Weight 1,573 kg (3,468 lbs) 1,613 kg (3,556 lbs) 1,500 kg (3,307 lbs)
Weight distribution front-rear N/A 61% - 39% N/A
Capacities
Fuel tank 64 l (17 gal) 65 l (17 gal) 70 l (18 gal)
Trunk 453 l (16 ft³) 433 l (15 ft³) 451 l (16 ft³)
Towing N/A N/A N/A
Box length N/A N/A N/A
Performance
0-100 km/h 7.0 s 7.1 s N/A
80-120 km/h N/A N/A N/A
Top speed N/A 209 km/h N/A
Braking distance N/A N/A N/A
Warranty
Base warranty 3 years / 60,000 km 4 years / 80,000 km 5 years / 100,000 km
Powetrain warranty 5 years / 100,000 km 6 years / 110,000 km 5 years / 100,000 km
Insurability rating 3 Average 3 Average N/A
Competition
Competitive models
Guide de l'Auto ratings
Driving
6.0/10
6.0/10
6.0/10
Safety
10.0/10
9.0/10
8.0/10
Interior
8.0/10
8.0/10
8.0/10
Reliability
8.0/10
9.0/10
7.0/10
Winter driving
7.0/10
7.0/10
6.0/10
Comfort
8.0/10
9.0/10
8.0/10
Overall 78% 80% 71%
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