2012 Buick Verano

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2012 BUICK VERANO SPECIFICATIONS

Overview

Models:

2012 Buick Verano

Body style / driveline:

four-door, 5-passenger front engine transaxle; front-wheel-drive compact car

Construction:

steel body-frame integral with front and rear crumple zones; galvanized steel front fenders, hood, roof, door panels, one-piece bodyside outer panel, thermal plastic olefin (TPO) bumper fascias

Manufacturing location:

Orion Township, Mich.

Key competitors:

Lexus IS 250, Audi A3

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Engines

 

Ecotec 2.4L DOHC I-4 (LEA)

Displacement (cu. in. / cc):

145 / 2384

Bore and stroke (in. / mm):

3.46 x 3.85 / 88 x 98

Block material:

cast aluminum

Cylinder head material:

cast aluminum

Valvetrain:

overhead camshafts, four valves per cylinder, continuous variable valve timing for intake and exhaust

Ignition system:

individual coil-on-plug

Fuel delivery:

direct injection and electronic throttle control

Compression ratio:

11.2:1

Horsepower
(hp / kW @ rpm):

180 / 134 @ 6700 rpm (SAE certified)

Torque (lb.-ft. / Nm @ rpm):

171 / 232 @ 4900 rpm (SAE certified)

Recommended fuel:

regular unleaded or E85

Emissions controls:

close-coupled, catalytic converter; variable valve timing; positive crankcase ventilation evaporative system

EPA -estimated fuel economy (city / hwy):

21 / 32

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Transmission

 

Hydra-Matic 6T45 6-speed automatic

Type:

six-speed transverse, electronically controlled, automatic overdrive transmission

Gear ratios (:1)

 

First:

4.58

Second:

2.96

Third:

1.91

Fourth:

1.45

Fifth:

1.00

Sixth:

0.75

Reverse:

2.84

Final drive:

3.23

 

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Chassis/Suspension

Front:

independent, MacPherson strut-type with side-loaded strut modules, specifically tuned coil springs, direct-acting stabilizer bar (hollow); hydraulic ride bushings

Rear:

specifically adapted compound crank (torsion beam) with double-walled, U-shaped profile at the rear, Z-link (tunable control arm)

Traction control:

all-speed using engine torque reduction and brake intervention

Steering type:

rack-mounted electric power steering

Steering wheel turns, lock-to-lock:

2.8

Turning circle, curb-to-curb (feet / meters):

36 / 11

Steering ratio:

15.5:1

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Brakes

Type:

power-assisted four-wheel disc electronic brake force distribution and ABS

Brake rotor diameter – front (in / mm):

11.8 / 300 vented; single-piston w/steel caliper

Brake rotor diameter – rear (in / mm):

11.5 / 292 vented; single-piston w/steel caliper

Total swept area (cu cc; pad area):

TBD

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Wheels/Tires

Wheel size and type:

18-inch alloy std.
18-inch alloy opt.

Tires:

235/45R18 ALS

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Dimensions

Exterior

Wheelbase (in. / mm):

105.7 / 2685

Overall length (in. / mm):

183.9 / 4671

Overall width (in. / mm):

71.4 / 1815

Overall height (in. / mm):

58.4 / 1484

Track width front (in. / mm):

60.7 / 1544

Track width rear (in. / mm):

61.3 / 1558

Curb weight (lb / kg):

3300 / 1497

Interior

Seating capacity (front / rear):

2 / 3

Headroom (in. / mm):

38.3 / 973 (front without sunroof)
37.2 / 945 (front with sunroof)
37.8 / 960 (rear without sunroof)
37.8 / 960 (rear with sunroof)

Legroom (in. / mm):

42 / 1068 (front)
33.9 / 861 (rear)

Shoulder room (in. / mm):

55.1 / 1399 (front)
53.8 / 1343 (rear)

Hip room (in. / mm):

53.7 / 1364 (front)
51.9 / 1320 (rear)

Passenger volume (cu. ft. / L) :

95 / 2690

Cargo volume (cu. ft. / L):

15.2 / 430 (maximum with tire inflator kit and without Bose Premium audio)

14.3 / 405 (with spare tire/jack kit and without Bose Premium audio)

14 / 396 (with spare tire/jack kit and Bose Premium audio)

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Capacities

Trailer towing maximum (lb. / kg):

1000 / 454

Fuel tank (gal. / L):

15.6 / 441

Oil capacity (qt. / L):

5 / 4.7

Cooling system (qt. / L):

7.5 / 7.1

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Pricing

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