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The Car Guide rating

81

The Car Guide rating

81
Price
Base price $59,900 (CAD) $62,990 (CAD)
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Monthly payments $1,130/month (?) $1,189/month (?)
Engine
Type V6 3.5 litres I-6 3.0 litres
Power 302 hp @ 6,500 rpm (225 kW) 300 hp @ 5,800 rpm (224 kW)
Torque 273 lb·ft @ 3,500 - 5,250 rpm (370 N·m) 300 lb·ft @ 1,300 - 5,000 rpm (407 N·m)
Induction Atmospheric Turbocharged
Power to weight ratio N/A 10.0
Bore 92 mm 84 mm
Stroke 86 mm 89 mm
Fuel type Premium Premium
CO₂ emissions 4,968 kg/year 4,429 kg/year
Ohter engines none none
Transmission 7-speed automatic 8-speed automatic
Drivetrain AWD AWD
Vehicle type / Category
Vehicle type SUV SUV
Category Midsize SUVs over $50,000 Midsize SUVs over $50,000
Assembly Tuscaloosa, AL Spartanburg, SC
Generation 3 3
What's new N/A N/A
Fuel efficiency / Autonomy
City 12.3 l/100km 11.4 l/100km
Highway 8.9 l/100km 7.5 l/100km
Autonomy 756 km 746 km
Tires / Suspension / Brakes / Safety
Steering rack and pinion, electrical variable assist rack and pinion, variable assist
Traction control yes yes
Stability control yes yes
Seat belts 5 5
Airbags 9 6
Front suspension independent, double wishbones independent, double wishbones
Rear suspension independent, multi-link independent, multi-link
Front brakes disc (ABS) disc (ABS)
Rear brakes disc (ABS) disc (ABS)
Front tires P255/50R19 P255/50R19
Rear tires P255/50R19 P255/50R19
Dimensions / Weight
Length 4,804 mm (189″) 4,886 mm (192″)
Width 2,141 mm (84″) 2,184 mm (86″)
Height 1,796 mm (71″) 1,762 mm (69″)
Wheelbase 2,915 mm (115″) 2,933 mm (115″)
Front track 1,648 mm (65″) 1,644 mm (65″)
Rear track 1,663 mm (65″) 1,650 mm (65″)
Weight 2,130 kg (4,696 lbs) 2,173 kg (4,791 lbs)
Weight distribution front-rear 54% - 46% 49% - 50%
Capacities
Fuel tank 93 l (25 gal) 85 l (22 gal)
Trunk 690 to 2,010 l (24 to 71 ft³) 650 to 1,870 l (23 to 66 ft³)
Towing 3,500 kg (7,716 lbs) N/A
Box length N/A N/A
Performance
0-100 km/h 7.6 s 6.6 s
80-120 km/h N/A N/A
Top speed 210 km/h 210 km/h
Braking distance 44.0 m N/A
Warranty
Base warranty 4 years / 80,000 km 4 years / 80,000 km
Powetrain warranty 4 years / 80,000 km 4 years / 80,000 km
Insurability rating 2 Less than average 2 Less than average
Insurance
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Competition
Competitive models
Guide de l'Auto ratings
Driving
7.0/10
9.0/10
Safety
9.0/10
8.0/10
Interior
8.0/10
8.0/10
Reliability
8.0/10
7.0/10
Winter driving
9.0/10
9.0/10
Comfort
8.0/10
8.0/10
Overall 81% 81%

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