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Overview

Engine
3.0-liter Twin-Turbo Inline-6 Gas
Engine
4.4-liter Twin-Turbo V8 Gas
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
7-Speed Automatic (+$2,900)
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 17 MPG
Hwy: 25 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 15 MPG
Hwy: 21 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
15.9 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
20.1 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
12 ft³
Trunk Volume
18.7 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
3.0-liter Twin-Turbo Inline-6 Gas
4.4-liter Twin-Turbo V8 Gas
Horsepower
425 hp @ 5500 rpm
600 hp @ 5700 rpm
Torque
406 lb-ft @ 1850 rpm
553 lb-ft @ 1800 rpm
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
7-Speed Automatic (+$2,900)
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
40 ft
41.3 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
18" x 9"
19" x 9.5"
Rear Wheel Size
18" x 10"
19" x 10.5"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
Double Wishbone
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P255/40YR18
P275/40YR19
Rear Tire
P275/40YR18
P285/40YR19

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
20 MPG
17 MPG
City
17 MPG
15 MPG
Highway
25 MPG
21 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.9 Tons/yr
10.4 (2019) Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
15.9 gallons
20.1 gallons
Cruising Range City
270.3 miles
301.5 miles
Cruising Range Highway
397.5 miles
422.1 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
184.5 in
195.5 in
Height
56.1 in
58 in
Max Width
73.9 in
74.9 in
Front Width
62.2 in
64 in
Rear Width
63.1 in
62.8 in
Wheelbase
110.7 in
117.4 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42 in
41.4 in
Front Seat Headroom
40.3 in
38.8 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
55.1 in
58.7 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
35.1 in
36.5 in
Rear Seat Headroom
37.7 in
37.5 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
55.1 in
55.9 in

Weight and Trailing

Curb Weight
3,540 lbs
4,370 lbs

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
12 ft³
18.7 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

Alpine White
  • Alpine White
  • Black Sapphire Metallic
  • Bluestone Metallic
  • Donington Gray Metallic
  • Marina Bay Blue Metallic
  • Singapore Gray Metallic
  • Snapper Rocks Blue Metallic

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Austin Yellow Metallic
  • Black Sapphire Metallic
  • Mineral Gray Metallic
  • Mineral White Metallic
  • Sakhir Orange II Metallic
  • Silverstone Metallic, Build Out:02/28/2018
  • Yas Marina Blue Metallic
  • Azurite Black Metallic, Priority 1
  • Champagne Quartz Metallic, Priority 1
  • Smoked Topaz Metallic, Priority 1
  • Tanzanite Blue Metallic, Priority 1
  • Almandin Brown II Metallic, Priority 1.
  • Azurite Black II Metallic, Priority 1.
  • Champagne Quartz II Metallic, Priority 1.
  • Rhodonite Silver Metallic, Priority 1.

Standard Interior Materials

  • Anthracite/Black, Cloth/Leather Upholstery
  • Aragon Brown, Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Silverstone, Extended Merino Leather Upholstery

Optional Interior Materials

  • Black, Extended Merino Leather Seat Upholstery
  • Sakhir Orange/Black, Extended Merino Leather Seat Upholstery
  • Silverstone, Extended Merino Leather Seat Upholstery
  • Sonoma Beige, Extended Merino Leather Seat Upholstery
  • Amaro Brown, Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Cohiba Brown, Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Golden Brown, Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Nutmeg, Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Opal White, Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Sakhir Orange/Black, Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Silverstone, Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Sonoma Beige, Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Aragon Brown, Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Silverstone, Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Caramel/Black, Individual Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Smoke White/Black, Individual Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Tartufo, Individual Full Merino Leather Upholstery

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Standard
Standard
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Not Available
Hard Disk Drive Media Storage
Standard
Standard
Premium Sound System
Standard
Standard
Satellite Radio
Standard
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Standard
WiFi Hotspot
Optional
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
Entertainment System
Not Available
Optional
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Standard
Woodgrain Interior Trim
Standard
Standard

Comfort

Heads-Up Display
Optional
Standard
Navigation System
Standard
Standard
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Not Available
Optional
Automatic Parking
Optional
Optional
Climate Control
Standard
Standard
Cooled Front Seat(s)
Not Available
Optional
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Hands-Free Liftgate
Not Available
Standard
Heated Front Seat(s)
Standard
Standard
Heated Rear Seat(s)
Optional
Optional
Heated Steering Wheel
Optional
Standard
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Standard
Standard
Power Driver Seat
Standard
Standard
Power Passenger Seat
Standard
Standard
Seat Memory
Standard
Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener
Standard
Standard
Seat-Massage
Not Available
Optional
Rear A/C
Standard
Optional
Keyless Start
Standard
Standard
Telematics
Standard
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Rear Parking Aid
Optional
Standard
Blind Spot Monitor
Optional
Standard
Lane Departure Warning
Optional
Standard
Lane Keeping Assist
Not Available
Optional
ABS
Standard
Standard
Night Vision
Not Available
Optional
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Maintenance
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / Unlimited Miles