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2.0T Prestige
$41,100
Starting MSRP
$43,100
Starting MSRP

Overview

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

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

320.0-hp, 3.0-liter, Straight 6 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

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Combined MPG
26 22 -
Size
175.9" length, 54.8" height 174.7" length, 55.8" height -
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive -

Exterior color

Exterior color

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Interior color

Interior color

Black

Black / Titanium

Basalt Gray / Flannel Gray

Black

Terra

Oyster / Black / Dark Oyster

Coral Red w / Black Highlight

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Transmissions

Transmissions

6-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

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

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
140 210 -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
N/A N/A -

Engine

Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-6 -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
280 @ 1900 330 @ 1400 -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
292 @ 5400 320 @ 5800 -
Displacement
2.0 L/121 3.0 L/182 -

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
31 MPG 32 MPG -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
26 MPG 25 MPG -
Cruising Range - Hwy
449.50 mi 438.40 mi -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
23 MPG 21 MPG -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A -
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A -
Cruising Range - City
333.50 mi 287.70 mi -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A -

Suspension

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

Brakes

Drum - Rear (Yes or )
N/A N/A -
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.2 in 13.6 in -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel -
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A -
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
13.4 in 13.4 in -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes -

Fuel Tank

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

Steering

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

Tires

Spare Tire Size
Compact N/A -
Rear Tire Size
P225/40YR18 P245/35YR18 -
Front Tire Size
P225/40YR18 P225/40YR18 -

Trailering

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

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
3450 lbs 3535 lbs -

Dimensions

Second Hip Room
N/A N/A -
Width, Max w/o mirrors
70.7 in 69.8 in -
Second Leg Room
35.1 in 33 in -
Front Leg Room
41.2 in 41.5 in -
Height, Overall
54.8 in 55.4 in -
Liftover Height
N/A N/A -
Second Head Room
36.4 in 36.5 in -
Passenger Capacity
5 4 -
Trunk Volume
12.3 ft³ 13.8 ft³ -
Min Ground Clearance
N/A N/A -
Front Head Room
39.6 in 40.1 in -
Length, Overall
175.9 in 175.9 in -
Front Hip Room
N/A N/A -
Track Width, Rear
60.1 in 61.3 in -
Front Shoulder Room
54.8 in 54.4 in -
Wheelbase
103.6 in 105.9 in -
Second Shoulder Room
53 in 53.4 in -
Passenger Volume
N/A N/A -
Track Width, Front
61.1 in 59.9 in -

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