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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 21 32 $22,752 $23,700
4-Door Sedan Convenience Group 21 32 $23,875 $24,870
4-Door Sedan Leather Group 21 32 $25,824 $26,900
4-Door Sedan Premium Group 21 30 $27,902 $29,065
4-Door Sedan I4 Automatic
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan I4 Automatic 22 31 $28,834 $30,635
4-Door Sedan I4 Automatic Tech Pkg 22 31 $31,703 $33,735
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic Tech Pkg 19 28 $36,831 $39,275
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual Special Edition 21 29 $29,760 $31,635
4-Door Sedan I4 Automatic Special Edition 22 31 $29,760 $31,635
5-Door Sport Wagon I4 Automatic 22 30 $30,084 $31,985
5-Door Sport Wagon I4 Automatic Tech Pkg 22 30 $33,462 $35,635
Pricing
Invoice Price
$28,834
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$30,635
Monthly Payment Estimate
$511 / month
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TCC's Bottom Line Mild or slightly spicy--in either flavor, the 2014 Buick Verano delivers long on comfort, without bowing to sport-sedan cliches. With exception to those green-car enthusiasts out there, we think the 2014 Acura TSX strikes a solid compromise for shoppers interested in a practical, sporty, premium compact sedan.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 21 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 32 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact Cars
Number of Passenger Doors 4 -
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 34.7 34.3
Front Head Room (in) 38.3 37.6
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Hip Room (in) 51.9 54.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.1 57.8
Second Head Room (in) 37.8 37
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.9 56.1
Front Leg Room (in) 42.0 42.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 95.0 94.5
Front Hip Room (in) 53.7 55.6
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.4 72.4
Track Width, Front (in) 60.3 62.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 5.9
Length, Overall (in) 183.9 185.6
Height, Overall (in) 58.1 56.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.7 62.2
Wheelbase (in) 105.7 106.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.3 14
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.8 x - TBD - 11.8
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.5 x - TBD - 11.1
Brake Type Pwr -
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.6 18.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) N/A -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.5 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.0 36.7
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Rack-Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.8 -
Tires
Rear Tire Size P235/45R18 P225/50VR17
Rear Tire Order Code RJ0 NA
Front Tire Size P235/45R18 P225/50VR17
Spare Tire Size T115/70R16 Compact
Front Tire Order Code RJ0 NA
Spare Tire Order Code ZAD NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 1000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 150
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 1000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3300 3479
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.0 17 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 4.0 Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.0 17 X 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.5 -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 512 410
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130 105
Engine
Fuel System Direct Injection Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 171 @ 4900 170 @ 4300
Engine Order Code LEA NA
Displacement 2.4L/145 2.4 L/144
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 180 @ 6700 201 @ 7000
Engine Type Gas/4-cyl Premium Unleaded I-4
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 25 26 (Est)
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 32 31 (Est)
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 22 (Est)
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/Manual Shift Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.75 -
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.58 2.65
Clutch Size (in) NA -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.91 1.08
Trans Type 6 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.57
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.84 2.00
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.96 1.61
Trans Order Code MH8 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.23 4.44
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.45 0.77
Summary
Body Style Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name Buick Verano Acura TSX
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Double Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) N/A -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.00 -
Suspension Type - Rear Compound Crank Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) N/A -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Double Wishbone
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year NA 7.0 (Est)
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score NA 6.0 (Est)
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
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Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
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Overall Side Crash Rating
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Side Barrier Rating
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Side Barrier Rating Driver
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Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
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Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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Rollover Rating
 
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