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4dr HB Man FrontTrak PZEV 2.0T Premium Plus
$27,270
Starting MSRP
2dr HB Man
$23,695
Starting MSRP

Overview

Door
4-door 2-door -
Seats
5 5 -
Engine

200.0-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

200.0-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

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Combined MPG
24 25 -
Size
168.9" length, 56.0" height 165.8" length, 57.8" height -
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive -

Exterior color

Exterior color

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Interior color

Interior color

Platinum

Melange

Black

Ebony

Medium flint

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Transmissions

Transmissions

M/T

6-Speed M/T

M/T

6-Speed M/T

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Vehicle

EPA Classification
Small Station Wgn Compact -

Wheels

Spare Wheel Size
Compact in N/A -
Rear Wheel Size
17 x 7.5 in 17 x 7.0 in -
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum -
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum -
Front Wheel Size
17 x 7.5 in 17 x 7.0 in -
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel -

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
N/A 480 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
140 120 -

Engine

Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas Turbocharged I4 -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
200 @ 5100-6000 200 @ 5100-6000 -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
207 @ 1800-5000 207 @ 1800-5000 -
Displacement
2.0L/121 2.0L/121 -

Mileage

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
24 MPG 25 MPG -
Estimated Battery Range
N/A N/A -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
21 MPG 21 MPG -
Cruising Range - City
304.50 mi 304.50 mi -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A -
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A -
Cruising Range - Hwy
435.00 mi 449.50 mi -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
30 MPG 31 MPG -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A -

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Stabilizer Bar w/Coil Springs -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
- w/Coil Springs -
Suspension Type - Rear
Four Link 4-Link -

Brakes

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.0 x -TBD- in 11.26 x 0.47 in -
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A -
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.3 x -TBD- in 12.28 x 0.98 in -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes -

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
14.5 gal 14.5 gal -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A -

Steering

Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A N/A -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.0 3.01 -
Steering Type
Speed-Sensitive Pwr Rack & Pinion -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.2 15.6 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
35.1 ft 35.8 ft -

Tires

Front Tire Size
P225/45R17 225/45HR17 -
Rear Tire Size
P225/45R17 225/45HR17 -
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact -

Trailering

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
N/A - -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
N/A - -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
N/A - -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
N/A - -

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
3219 lbs 3034 lbs -

Dimensions

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
39.0 ft³ 46.0 ft³ -
Height, Overall
56.0 in 57.8 in -
Min Ground Clearance
4.3 in 5.0 in -
Second Head Room
36.9 in 38.5 in -
Liftover Height
27.0 in N/A -
Passenger Volume
89 ft³ 93.5 ft³ -
Front Leg Room
41.2 in 41.2 in -
Front Head Room
39.3 in 39.3 in -
Front Shoulder Room
54.3 in 54.6 in -
Second Leg Room
34.8 in 35.5 in -
Second Hip Room
N/A N/A -
Second Shoulder Room
52.8 in 53.1 in -
Length, Overall
168.9 in 165.8 in -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
19.5 ft³ 15.1 ft³ -
Passenger Capacity
5 5 -
Wheelbase
101.5 in 101.5 in -
Track Width, Front
60.3 in 60.4 in -
Width, Max w/o mirrors
77.4 in 70.0 in -
Track Width, Rear
59.3 in 59.7 in -
Trunk Volume
N/A N/A -
Front Hip Room
N/A N/A -

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