The Car Guide – Everything Automotive, 49 Years Running

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The Car Guide rating

82

The Car Guide rating

80
Price
Base price $41,195 (CAD) $32,995 (CAD)
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Monthly payments $777/month (?) $623/month (?)
Engine
Type V6 3.5 litres V6 3.6 litres
Power 268 hp @ 6,200 rpm (200 kW) 292 hp @ 6,350 rpm (218 kW)
Torque 248 lb·ft @ 4,700 rpm (336 N·m) 260 lb·ft @ 4,800 rpm (353 N·m)
Induction Atmospheric Atmospheric
Power to weight ratio 11.0 N/A
Bore 94 mm 96 mm
Stroke 83 mm 83 mm
Fuel type Regular E85, Regular
CO₂ emissions 4,186 kg/year 4,462 kg/year
Ohter engines none none
Transmission 6-speed automatic
  • 5-speed automatic (base)
  • 8-speed automatic
Drivetrain FWD RWD
Vehicle type / Category
Vehicle type Sedan Sedan
Category Full Size Sedan Full Size Sedan
Assembly Georgetown, KY Brampton, ON
Generation 3 2
What's new No major change SRT8 model, AWD available with V6, 8-speed transmission with V6
Fuel efficiency / Autonomy
City 10.7 l/100km 11.7 l/100km
Highway 7.0 l/100km 7.3 l/100km
Autonomy 654 km 615 km
Tires / Suspension / Brakes / Safety
Steering rack and pinion, variable assist rack and pinion with assist
Traction control yes yes
Stability control yes yes
Seat belts 5 5
Airbags 7 7
Front suspension independent, Macpherson strut independent, short/long arm
Rear suspension independent, Macpherson strut independent, multi-link
Front brakes disc (ABS) disc (ABS)
Rear brakes disc (ABS) disc (ABS)
Front tires P215/55R17 P215/65R17
Rear tires P215/55R17 P215/65R17
Dimensions / Weight
Length 5,020 mm (198″) 5,044 mm (199″)
Width 1,850 mm (73″) 1,902 mm (75″)
Height 1,470 mm (58″) 1,484 mm (58″)
Wheelbase 2,820 mm (111″) 3,052 mm (120″)
Front track 1,580 mm (62″) 1,611 mm (63″)
Rear track 1,565 mm (62″) 1,620 mm (64″)
Weight 1,620 kg (3,571 lbs) 1,814 kg (3,999 lbs)
Weight distribution front-rear N/A 52% - 48%
Capacities
Fuel tank 70 l (18 gal) 72 l (19 gal)
Trunk 408 l (14 ft³) 462 l (16 ft³)
Towing 455 kg (1,003 lbs) 454 kg (1,001 lbs)
Box length N/A N/A
Performance
0-100 km/h 7.2 s 8.0 s
80-120 km/h 4.5 s 7.0 s
Top speed 220 km/h N/A
Braking distance 42.5 m N/A
Warranty
Base warranty 3 years / 60,000 km 3 years / 60,000 km
Powetrain warranty 5 years / 100,000 km 5 years / 100,000 km
Insurance
Insurability rating 3 Average N/A
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Competition
Competitive models
Guide de l'Auto ratings
Driving
5.0/10
9.0/10
Safety
10.0/10
8.0/10
Interior
9.0/10
8.0/10
Reliability
9.0/10
New model
Winter driving
7.0/10
6.0/10
Comfort
9.0/10
9.0/10
Overall 82% 80%

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