Sunday January 27, 2013

Base price: $24,995 for base model; $26,990 for SE; $29,325 for SEL; $31,180 for SEL Premium.

Price as tested: $32,010.

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

Engine: 1.4-liter, double overhead cam, direct-injection, turbocharged and intercooled inline four cylinder mated to a 20-kilowatt electric motor and lithium-ion battery pack.

Mileage: 42 mpg (city), 48 mpg (highway).

Top speed: 127 mph.

Length: 182.8 inches.

Wheelbase: 104.4 inches.

Curb weight: 3,399 pounds.

Built at: Germany.

Options: First aid kit $35.

Destination charge: $795.

-- Ann Job