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Overview

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

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

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

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Combined MPG
30 25 -
Size
175.7" length, 55.7" height 174.7" length, 55.4" height -
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive -

Exterior color

Exterior color

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Interior color

Interior color

Ivory

Vanilla

Tan

Rock Gray

Saddle Brown / Black

Black w / Red Highlight

Black

Cognac / Dark Brown

Oyster / Black / Dark Oyster

Coral Red w / Black Highlight

Oyster / Black

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Transmissions

Transmissions

7-Speed A/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

M/T

6-Speed M/T

8-Speed A/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

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Vehicle

EPA Classification
Subcompact Cars Subcompact Cars -

Wheels

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum -
Spare Wheel Material
Steel N/A -
Spare Wheel Size
Compact in N/A -
Front Wheel Size
18 X 8 in 17 X 7.5 in -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum -
Rear Wheel Size
18 X 8 in 17 X 7.5 in -

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
320 N/A -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
320 170 -

Engine

SAE Net Torque @ RPM
221 @ 1600 258 @ 1450 -
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 -
Displacement
2.0 L/121 2.0 L/122 -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
184 @ 4300 248 @ 5200 -

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
36 MPG 32 MPG -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
27 MPG 24 MPG -
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A -
Cruising Range - Hwy
475.20 mi 438.40 mi -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
30 MPG 27 MPG -
Cruising Range - City
356.40 mi 328.80 mi -

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut -
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link -

Brakes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.3 in 12.3 in -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
10.7 in 11.4 in -
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
N/A N/A -

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
13.2 gal 13.7 gal -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A -

Steering

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
36.1 ft 35.8 ft -
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
N/A N/A -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
N/A N/A -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A N/A -

Tires

Rear Tire Size
P225/40HR18 P205/50HR17 -
Spare Tire Size
Compact N/A -
Front Tire Size
P225/40HR18 P205/50HR17 -

Trailering

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

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
3197 lbs 3386 lbs -

Dimensions

Liftover Height
N/A N/A -
Wheelbase
103.8 in 105.9 in -
Width, Max w/o mirrors
70.7 in 69.8 in -
Track Width, Front
61.2 in 59.9 in -
Front Hip Room
N/A N/A -
Second Leg Room
35.1 in 33 in -
Min Ground Clearance
N/A N/A -
Front Shoulder Room
54.8 in 54.4 in -
Trunk Volume
12.3 ft³ 13.8 ft³ -
Front Leg Room
41.2 in 41.5 in -
Front Head Room
36.5 in 40.1 in -
Height, Overall
55.7 in 55.8 in -
Second Head Room
36.1 in 36.5 in -
Track Width, Rear
60.1 in 61.3 in -
Second Hip Room
N/A N/A -
Second Shoulder Room
53 in 53.4 in -
Passenger Volume
N/A N/A -
Length, Overall
175.5 in 174.7 in -
Passenger Capacity
5 4 -

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