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Overview

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

115.0-hp, 1.7-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

115.0-hp, 1.6-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

125.0-hp, 1.8-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

130.0-hp, 1.8-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

Combined MPG
0 0 0 0
Size
174.7" length, 55.1" height 170.1" length, 54.5" height 174.0" length, 53.7" height 171.3" length, 61.0" height
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive

Exterior color

Exterior color

Interior color

Interior color

Medium Mocha

Pebble Beige

Arctic White

Light Gray

Gray

Transmissions

Transmissions

M/T

5-Speed M/T

M/T

5-Speed M/T

M/T

5-Speed M/T

M/T

5-Speed M/T

Vehicle

EPA Classification
Compact Subcompact Compact Small Station Wagon

Wheels

Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
N/A Steel Steel N/A
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size
14 x 6.0 in 13 x 5 in 14 x 5.5 in 16 x 6.5 in
Front Wheel Size
14 x 6.0 in 13 x 5 in 14 x 5.5 in 16 x 6.5 in
Spare Wheel Size
N/A 14 x -TBD- in 14 x -TBD- in Compact in

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
N/A 70 80 N/A
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
N/A 490 N/A N/A

Engine

Displacement
1.7L/102 1.6L/97 1.8L/108 1.8L/110
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
110 @ 4500 108 @ 4000 122 @ 4400 126 @ 4200
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4 Gas I4 Gas I4
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
115 @ 6100 115 @ 6000 125 @ 5600 130 @ 6000

Mileage

Estimated Battery Range
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Cruising Range - City
422.40 mi 382.80 mi 409.20 mi 382.80 mi
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 - Hwy
514.80 mi 514.80 mi 501.60 mi 475.20 mi
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
39 MPG 39 MPG 38 MPG 36 MPG
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A N/A N/A
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
32 MPG 29 MPG 31 MPG 29 MPG
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A N/A N/A

Suspension

Suspension Type - Rear
Double wishbone Multi-Link Beam MacPherson Strut Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
- - - w/Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
- - - w/Stabilizer Bar

Brakes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
10.3 x -TBD- in 9.06 x 0.71 in 10.0 x 0.9 in 10.8 x -TBD- in
Brake Type
Pwr Power Pwr Power
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A N/A N/A

Fuel Tank

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

Steering

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
34.1 ft 34.1 ft 32.2 ft 36.7 ft
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
N/A 23.2 18.1 19.5
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable Pwr
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A N/A 34.1 ft N/A
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
N/A 4.3 3.3 3.36

Tires

Rear Tire Size
P185/70SR14 P155/80R13 P175/65R14 P205/55R16
Spare Tire Size
Compact T115/70D14 T115/70D14 Compact
Front Tire Size
P185/70SR14 P155/80R13 P175/65R14 P205/55R16

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
N/A 110 lbs 150 lbs 150 lbs
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
N/A 1000 lbs 1500 lbs 1500 lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
N/A 110 lbs - -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
N/A 1000 lbs - -

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
2405 lbs 2300 lbs 2414 lbs 2679 lbs

Dimensions

Second Hip Room
46.7 in 52.8 in 51.2 in 47.8 in
Front Hip Room
50.2 in 50.1 in 50.5 in 51.7 in
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
- - - 21.8 ft³
Second Head Room
35.4 in 36.5 in 36.9 in 39.8 in
Front Leg Room
42.5 in 42.3 in 42.5 in 41.8 in
Length, Overall
174.7 in 170.1 in 174.0 in 171.3 in
Liftover Height
N/A 22.5 in 24.4 in N/A
Passenger Volume
85.9 ft³ 87.2 ft³ 88 ft³ 96.2 ft³
Height, Overall
55.1 in 54.5 in 53.7 in 60.6 in
Width, Max w/o mirrors
66.7 in 66.6 in 66.7 in 69.9 in
Wheelbase
103.1 in 99.8 in 97.0 in 102.4 in
Second Leg Room
32.8 in 32.4 in 33.2 in 36.3 in
Min Ground Clearance
N/A 4.1 in 4.7 in 5.9 in
Track Width, Front
57.9 in 58.3 in 57.5 in 59.6 in
Front Head Room
39.0 in 39.1 in 39.3 in 40.6 in
Trunk Volume
12.9 ft³ 10.1 ft³ 12.1 ft³ N/A
Track Width, Rear
57.9 in 56.9 in 57.1 in 58.9 in
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
- - - 53.2 ft³
Second Shoulder Room
52.6 in 53.1 in 52.2 in 52.6 in
Passenger Capacity
5 5 5 5
Front Shoulder Room
52.8 in 53.2 in 52.8 in 53.2 in

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