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Overview

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

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

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

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

Exterior color

Exterior color

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Interior color

Interior color

Black w / Red Highlight

Black

Cognac / Dark Brown

Oyster / Black / Dark Oyster

Coral Red w / Black Highlight

Oyster / Black

Ivory

Vanilla

Tan

Rock Gray

Saddle Brown / Black

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Transmissions

Transmissions

M/T

6-Speed M/T

8-Speed A/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

7-Speed A/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

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Vehicle

EPA Classification
Subcompact Cars Subcompact Cars -

Wheels

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

Electrical

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

Engine

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

Mileage

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

Suspension

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

Brakes

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

Fuel Tank

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

Steering

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

Tires

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

Trailering

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

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
3386 lbs 3197 lbs -

Dimensions

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

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