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$15,355
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$39,850
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$16,540
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$21,205
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Overview

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

150.0-hp, 3.8-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

215.0-hp, 3.2-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

163.0-hp, 2.5-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

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

260.0-hp, 4.6-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

Combined MPG
0 0 0 0
Size
181.5" length, 53.2" height 180.3" length, 54.0" height 190.9" length, 51.4" height 183.2" length, 53.3" height
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive

Exterior color

Exterior color

Interior color

Interior color

Dark Charcoal

Graphite

Saddle

Frost White

Silver Fern

Gray

Camel

Mist Gray

Black / Tan

White

Charcoal

Mocha

Graphite

Transmissions

Transmissions

M/T

A/T

5-Speed M/T

4-Speed A/T

A/T

5-Speed A/T

M/T

A/T

5-Speed M/T

4-Speed A/T

M/T

A/T

5-Speed M/T

4-Speed A/T

Vehicle

EPA Classification
Subcompact Sub-Compact Compact Subcompact

Wheels

Rear Wheel Size
15 x 6.5 in 16 x 7 in 14 x 5.5 in 16 x 7.5 in
Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum N/A Steel Steel
Front Wheel Material
Steel Alloy Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Size
15 x 4.0 in 16 x 7 in 15 x 4.0 in 15 x 4 in
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Alloy Steel Aluminum
Front Wheel Size
15 x 6.5 in 16 x 7 in 14 x 5.5 in 16 x 7.5 in

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 N/A 90 110
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
540 N/A 430 540

Engine

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
150 @ 4000 215 @ 5700 140 @ 6000 260 @ 5250
Displacement
3.8L/232 3.2L/195.3 2.0L/122 4.6L/281
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V6 Gas I4 Gas V8
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
215 @ 2750 229 @ 3000-4600 130 @ 4800 300 @ 4000

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
20 MPG 21 MPG 22 MPG 17 MPG
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
N/A N/A N/A N/A
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Cruising Range - City
308.00 mi 344.40 mi 371.80 mi 266.90 mi
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
30 MPG 29 MPG 31 MPG 25 MPG
Cruising Range - Hwy
462.00 mi 475.60 mi 523.90 mi 392.50 mi
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A N/A N/A
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A N/A N/A

Suspension

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs - w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs - w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear
Four-bar link 5-Link Independent Four-bar link
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson strut Double Wishbone Independent MacPherson strut

Brakes

Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes - Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
10.8 x 1.02 in 11.7 x 1.1 in 10.0 x 0.9 in 10.8 x 1.02 in
Brake Type
Power Power Power Power
Brake ABS System
- 4-Channel - 4-wheel
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
10.5 x 0.55 in 11.3 x .39 in - 10.5 x .55 in
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
- - Yes -

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
15.4 gal 16.4 gal 16.9 gal 15.7 gal
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A N/A N/A

Steering

Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A N/A 41.3 ft N/A
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.38 3.2 2.4 2.62
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
38.3 ft 35.2 ft 39.4 ft 38.1 ft
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
14.7 15.85 14.6 15.0
Steering Type
Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Recirculating Ball Pwr Speed Sensitive Power Rack & Pinion

Tires

Front Tire Size
P205/65R15 205/55HR16 P195/70R14 P225/55R16
Spare Tire Size
T125/90R15 205/55HR16 T125/70D15 T125/90R15
Rear Tire Size
P205/65R15 205/55HR16 P195/70R14 P225/55R16

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
1000 lbs N/A - 1000 lbs
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
100 lbs N/A - 100 lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
- N/A - -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
- N/A - -

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
3071 lbs 3240 lbs 2959 lbs 3241 lbs

Dimensions

Front Hip Room
52.8 in 53.7 in 53.8 in 52.8 in
Min Ground Clearance
4.0 in N/A 5.4 in 4.6 in
Passenger Capacity
4 4 5 4
Second Head Room
35.9 in 35.8 in 36.5 in 35.5 in
Second Shoulder Room
52.1 in 50.4 in 54.7 in 52.1 in
Front Head Room
38.2 in 36.9 in 39.1 in 38.1 in
Track Width, Rear
59.2 in 58.0 in 59.3 in 59.3 in
Width, Max w/o mirrors
71.8 in 67.8 in 69.7 in 73.1 in
Second Hip Room
47.4 in 45.9 in 49.3 in 47.4 in
Wheelbase
101.3 in 105.9 in 103.7 in 101.3 in
Passenger Volume
83.0 ft³ 80.7 ft³ 91.1 ft³ 83.0 ft³
Second Leg Room
30.3 in 31.2 in 34.0 in 29.9 in
Length, Overall
181.5 in 180.3 in 190.9 in 183.2 in
Track Width, Front
60.4 in 59.3 in 59.4 in 59.8 in
Height, Overall
53.2 in 54.0 in 51.0 in 53.3 in
Front Leg Room
42.6 in 41.9 in 43.4 in 42.6 in
Trunk Volume
10.9 ft³ 11.0 ft³ 13.1 ft³ 10.9 ft³
Front Shoulder Room
53.6 in 52.9 in 52.8 in 53.6 in
Liftover Height
30.3 in N/A 28.4 in 28.6 in

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