Sunday November 11, 2012

Base price: $27,200.

Price as tested: $33,855.

Type: Front engine, front-wheel-drive, five-passenger, mid-size, gasoline-electric hybrid sedan.

Engine: 2-liter, double overhead cam, inline, Atkinson cycle, four cylinder with i-VCT mated to an 88-kilowatt, A/C electric motor and lithium-ion battery.

Mileage: 47 mpg (city), 47 mpg (highway).

Top speed: NA.

Length: 191.8 inches.

Wheelbase: 112.2 inches.

Curb weight: 3,615 pounds.

Built at: Hermosillo, Mexico.

Options: Luxury package (includes leather-trimmed seats, 10-way, power adjustable, front seats, electrochromatic exterior mirrors, leather-wrapped gear shifter) $2,000; driver assist package (includes lane departure warning, lane keep assist, rain-sensing wipers, automatic high beams) $1,895; adaptive cruise control with collision warning $995; navigation system $795; 8-inch, premium wheels $495 premium floor mats $175.

Destination charge: $795.