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4-Door Manual Base
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Manual Base 24 34 $14,923 $15,545
4-Door Automatic Base 24 29 $15,979 $16,645
4-Door Manual S 24 34 $16,008 $16,675
4-Door Automatic S 24 29 $17,064 $17,775
4-Door Manual S w/Sunroof 24 34 $17,113 $17,825
4-Door Automatic S w/Sunroof 24 29 $18,168 $18,925
4-Door Manual PZEV SE 23 33 $18,235 $18,995
4-Door Manual SE 23 33 $18,235 $18,995
4-Door Automatic PZEV SE 24 31 $19,291 $20,095
4-Door Automatic SE 24 31 $19,291 $20,095
4-Door Manual PZEV SE w/Convenience 23 33 $19,497 $20,310
4-Door Manual SE w/Convenience 23 33 $19,497 $20,310
4-Door Automatic PZEV SE w/Convenience 24 31 $20,553 $21,410
4-Door Automatic SE w/Convenience 24 31 $20,553 $21,410
4-Door Manual PZEV SE w/Convenience/Sunroof 23 33 $20,785 $21,650
4-Door Manual SE w/Convenience/Sunroof 23 33 $20,785 $21,650
4-Door Automatic PZEV SE w/Convenience/Sunroof 24 31 $21,841 $22,750
4-Door Automatic SE w/Convenience/Sunroof 24 31 $21,841 $22,750
4-Door Manual PZEV SEL 23 33 $21,979 $22,895
4-Door Manual SEL 23 33 $21,979 $22,895
4-Door Manual TDI 30 42 $22,071 $22,990
4-Door Automatic PZEV SEL 24 31 $23,035 $23,995
4-Door Automatic SEL 24 31 $23,035 $23,995
4-Door DSG TDI 30 42 $23,127 $24,090
4-Door Manual PZEV SEL w/Nav 23 33 $23,185 $24,150
4-Door Manual SEL w/Nav 23 33 $23,185 $24,150
4-Door Manual TDI w/Premium 30 42 $23,452 $24,430
4-Door Automatic Hybrid 42 48 $23,995 $24,995
4-Door Automatic PZEV SEL w/Nav 24 31 $24,241 $25,250
4-Door Automatic SEL w/Nav 24 31 $24,241 $25,250
4-Door DSG TDI w/Premium 30 42 $24,508 $25,530
4-Door Manual TDI w/Premium/Nav 30 42 $24,855 $25,890
4-Door Automatic Hybrid SE 42 48 $25,911 $26,990
4-Door DSG TDI w/Premium/Nav 30 42 $25,911 $26,990
4-Door Automatic Hybrid SEL 42 48 $28,153 $29,325
4-Door Automatic Hybrid SEL Premium 42 48 $29,933 $31,180
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4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 21 32 $22,156 $23,080
4-Door Sedan Convenience Group 21 32 $23,400 $24,375
4-Door Sedan Leather Group 21 32 $25,684 $26,755
4-Door Sedan Premium Group 21 30 $27,940 $29,105
Pricing
Invoice Price
$14,923
$22,156
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,545
$23,080
Monthly Payment Estimate
$259 / month
$385 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
Comfortable, well-appointed and inexpensive on the luxury-car scale, the 2013 Buick Verano is a mild performer--that is, until the turbo T arrives later this year.
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Fuel Economy
City
24 mpg 21 mpg
Highway
34 mpg 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Cars Compact
Number of Passenger Doors
4 4
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
38.1 34.7
Front Head Room (in)
38.2 38.3
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 51.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.2 55.0
Passenger Volume (ft³)
94.1 95.0
Second Head Room (in)
37.1 37.8
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.6 52.8
Front Leg Room (in)
41.2 42.0
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 53.7
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.0 71.4
Track Width, Front (in)
60.7 60.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.5 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
182.2 183.9
Height, Overall (in)
57.2 58.4
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.6 60.7
Wheelbase (in)
104.4 105.7
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
15.7 14.3
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.0 x 0.9 11.8 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA 11.5 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
9.1 x 1.3 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14.5 15.6
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
N/A N/A
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.40 15.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.4 36.0
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.01 2.8
Tires
Rear Tire Size
195/65HR15 P235/45R18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA RJ0
Front Tire Size
195/65HR15 P235/45R18
Spare Tire Size
Compact T115/70R16
Front Tire Order Code
NA RJ0
Spare Tire Order Code
NA ZAD
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2804 3300
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 18 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact 16 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 18 x 8.0
Front Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.7 7.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 512
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
140 130
Engine
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
125 @ 4000 171 @ 4900
Engine Order Code
NA LEA
Displacement
2.0L/121 2.4L/145
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
115 @ 5200 180 @ 6700
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas/Ethanol 4-cyl
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
28 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
34 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24 21
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.75
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.45 4.58
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.28 1.91
Trans Type
5 6
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.18 2.84
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.95 2.96
Trans Order Code
NA MH8
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.93 3.23
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.88 1.45
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Automatic w/Manual Shift
Summary
Vehicle Name
Volkswagen Jetta Sedan Buick Verano
Body Style
4 Door Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
N/A N/A
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 1.00
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam Compound Crank
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
N/A N/A
Suspension Type - Front
McPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.5 7.4
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- - TBD -
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating

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