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$41,100
Starting MSRP
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$43,100
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$49,200
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Overview

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

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

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

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

333.0-hp, 3.0-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

Combined MPG
26 26 22 20
Size
175.9" length, 54.8" height 168.4" length, 56.5" height 174.7" length, 55.8" height 185.7" length, 55.4" height
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive

Exterior color

Exterior color

Interior color

Interior color

Black

Black / Titanium

Basalt Gray / Flannel Gray

Onyx

Black

Terra

Oyster / Black / Dark Oyster

Coral Red w / Black Highlight

Sumatra

Black / Silver

Basalt Gray / Flannel Gray

Cinnamon

Transmissions

Transmissions

6-Speed A/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

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

M/T

6-Speed M/T

Vehicle

EPA Classification
Subcompact Cars Compact Cars Subcompact Cars Compact Cars

Wheels

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

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
N/A 480 N/A N/A
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
140 140 210 150

Engine

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
292 @ 5400 292 @ 5400 320 @ 5800 333 @ 5500
Displacement
2.0 L/121 2.0 L/121 3.0 L/182 3.0 L/183
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-6 Intercooled Supercharger Premium Unleaded V-6
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
280 @ 1900 280 @ 1800 330 @ 1400 325 @ 2900

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
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
31 MPG 30 MPG 32 MPG 26 MPG
Cruising Range - City
333.50 mi 333.50 mi 287.70 mi 273.70 mi
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
23 MPG 23 MPG 21 MPG 17 MPG
Cruising Range - Hwy
449.50 mi 435.00 mi 438.40 mi 418.60 mi
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
26 MPG 26 MPG 25 MPG 20 MPG

Suspension

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

Brakes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
13.4 in 13.4 in 13.4 in 13.6 in
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.2 in 12.2 in 13.6 in 13 in

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
14.5 gal 14.5 gal 13.7 gal 16.1 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
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
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
36 ft 35.8 ft 35.8 ft 37.7 ft

Tires

Rear Tire Size
P225/40YR18 P225/40HR18 P245/35YR18 P245/40YR18
Spare Tire Size
Compact N/A N/A Compact
Front Tire Size
P225/40YR18 P225/40HR18 P225/40YR18 P245/40YR18

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue 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
3450 lbs 3340 lbs 3535 lbs 3869 lbs

Dimensions

Length, Overall
175.9 in 168.4 in 175.9 in 185.7 in
Track Width, Rear
60.1 in 59.7 in 61.3 in 60.6 in
Trunk Volume
12.3 ft³ N/A 13.8 ft³ 12.4 ft³
Front Hip Room
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Wheelbase
103.6 in 103.5 in 105.9 in 110.7 in
Front Shoulder Room
54.8 in 55.9 in 54.4 in 55.5 in
Min Ground Clearance
N/A 4.8 in N/A N/A
Second Shoulder Room
53 in 53.9 in 53.4 in 54.3 in
Height, Overall
54.8 in 56.5 in 55.4 in 55.4 in
Front Head Room
39.6 in 38.4 in 40.1 in 38 in
Track Width, Front
61.1 in 60.7 in 59.9 in 61.1 in
Second Hip Room
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Second Leg Room
35.1 in 35.6 in 33 in 35.2 in
Passenger Capacity
5 5 4 5
Front Leg Room
41.2 in 41.2 in 41.5 in 41.3 in
Second Head Room
36.4 in 38.1 in 36.5 in 37.5 in
Liftover Height
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Width, Max w/o mirrors
70.7 in 70.8 in 69.8 in 71.9 in
Passenger Volume
N/A 93.5 ft³ N/A 90 ft³
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
- 52.7 ft³ - -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
- 22.8 ft³ - -

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