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Overview

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

394.0-hp, 2.5-liter, 5 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

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

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

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

Combined MPG
23 25 27 24
Size
176.3" length, 55" height 175.8" length, 54.8" height 168" length, 57.8" height 168.4" length, 56.5" height
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive

Exterior color

Exterior color

Interior color

Interior color

Slate Blue

Medium Stone

Ivory

Vanilla

Rotor Gray w / Anthracite

Black / Copper

Red

Transmissions

Transmissions

7-Speed A/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

7-Speed A/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

M/T

6-Speed M/T

M/T

6-Speed M/T

Vehicle

EPA Classification
Subcompact Cars Subcompact Cars Compact Cars Compact Cars

Wheels

Front Wheel Size
19 X 8 in 18 X 8 in 18 X 7.5 in 19 X 8 in
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size
19 X 8 in 18 X 8 in 18 X 7.5 in 19 X 8 in
Spare Wheel Material
N/A Steel Steel N/A
Spare Wheel Size
N/A Compact in Compact in N/A

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
320 320 480 480
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
140 140 140 140

Engine

SAE Net Torque @ RPM
354 @ 2000 280 @ 1900 258 @ 1500 280 @ 1800
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
394 @ 6000 292 @ 5400 228 @ 4700 288 @ 5400
Displacement
2.5 L/151 2.0 L/121 2.0 L/121 2.0 L/121
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-5 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4

Mileage

EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A N/A N/A
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Cruising Range - Hwy
406.00 mi 406.00 mi 422.40 mi 420.50 mi
Estimated Battery Range
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
23 MPG 25 MPG 27 MPG 24 MPG
Cruising Range - City
275.50 mi 319.00 mi 316.80 mi 304.50 mi
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A N/A N/A
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
19 MPG 22 MPG 24 MPG 21 MPG
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
28 MPG 28 MPG 32 MPG 29 MPG

Suspension

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

Brakes

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.2 in 12.2 in 12.2 in 12.2 in
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
14.6 in 13.4 in 13.4 in 13.4 in

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
14.5 gal 14.5 gal 13.2 gal 14.5 gal
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A N/A N/A

Steering

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

Tires

Spare Tire Size
N/A Compact Compact N/A
Front Tire Size
P235/35YR19 P225/40YR18 P225/40HR18 P235/35YR19
Rear Tire Size
P235/35YR19 P225/40YR18 P225/40HR18 P235/35YR19

Trailering

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

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
3593 lbs 3462 lbs 3062 lbs 3300 lbs

Dimensions

Min Ground Clearance
N/A N/A 5.1 in 4.8 in
Height, Overall
55 in 54.8 in 57.8 in 56.5 in
Front Head Room
36.5 in 39.6 in 38.4 in 38.4 in
Track Width, Rear
60.2 in 60.1 in 59.7 in 59.7 in
Track Width, Front
61.4 in 61.1 in 60.6 in 60.7 in
Second Hip Room
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Passenger Capacity
5 5 5 5
Front Leg Room
41.2 in 41.2 in 41.2 in 41.2 in
Width, Max w/o mirrors
70.7 in 70.7 in 70.8 in 70.8 in
Second Leg Room
35.1 in 35.1 in 35.6 in 35.6 in
Length, Overall
176.3 in 175.8 in 168 in 168.4 in
Wheelbase
103.6 in 103.6 in 103.6 in 103.5 in
Front Hip Room
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Second Shoulder Room
53 in 53 in 53.9 in 53.9 in
Trunk Volume
10 ft³ 10 ft³ N/A N/A
Passenger Volume
N/A N/A 93.5 ft³ 93.5 ft³
Liftover Height
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Front Shoulder Room
54.8 in 54.8 in 55.9 in 55.9 in
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
- - 53.7 ft³ 52.7 ft³
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
- - 17.4 ft³ 22.8 ft³
Second Head Room
36.1 in 36.4 in 38.1 in 38.1 in

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