2013 Buick Verano Turbo, prices and key specifications, as tested
Base price: $29,105
As tested: $32,010 (includes $885 delivery charge)
Standard comfort and convenience features include driver’s six-way adjustable power seat, remote vehicle starter, dual-zone climate control, cruise control, heated steering wheel, tilt and telescoping steering wheel, 3 months of satellite radio service, driver information system, OnStar emergency communications system with crash response and turn-by-turn navigation for 6 months, 7-inch diagonal LED backlit color-touch radio display with IntelliLink technology, Bluetooth hands-free telephone connectivity, 9-speaker audio system with steering wheel controls, automatic on-off headlights
Power sunroof, $900
Audio system with navigation, $795
Crystal Red paint, $325
Body style/layout: 4-door sedan, front engine/front-wheel drive
2-liter, turbocharged double over head camshaft 4-cylinder
Cylinder block/head; aluminum
Horsepower: 250 hp @ 5300 rpm
Torque: 260 lb-ft @ 2000 rpm
Recommended fuel: premium (unleaded regular acceptable)
Fuel economy, EPA est.: 20/31 mpg city/highway
Fuel economy, observed: 24 mpg
Transmission: 6-speed manual
Suspension, front/rear: McPherson strut / torsion beam
Wheels: 18-inch forged alloy
Brakes: 4-wheel disc
Steering: Electric power rack-and-pinion
Turning circle: 36.0 ft.
Wheelbase: 105.7 in.
Length: 183.9 in.
Height: 58.1 in.
Width: 71.4 in.
Curb weight: 3300 lbs
Trunk volume: 14 cu. ft.
Fuel tank: 15.6 gal.
Airbags: Front, front side, head/torso Anti-lock brakes: Yes; traction control: Yes; stability control: Yes Other: child-seat anchors, post-crash alert system, blind-spot monitoring, rear park assist, rear-view camera, cross-path warning to alert drivers of vehicles and pedestrians when car is backing up.
Warranty: 6-year/70,000-mile powertrain warranty; 4-year/36,000-mile bumper-to-bumper warranty