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Overview

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

166.0-hp, 2.4-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

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

161.0-hp, 2.4-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

94.0-hp, 1.3-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

Combined MPG
22 27 23 37
Size
169.9" length, 70.4" height 156.7" length, 65.0" height 174.0" length, 55.7" height 120.1" length, 59.1" height
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive

Exterior color

Exterior color

Interior color

Interior color

Beige

Gray

Medium Grey

Dark gray

Graphite

Transmissions

Transmissions

A/T

5-Speed A/T

M/T

6-Speed M/T

M/T

5-Speed M/T

CVT Transmission

A/T

Vehicle

EPA Classification
2WD Sport Utility Small Station Wagon Subcompact Minicompact Cars

Wheels

Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size
16 x -TBD- in 15 x 6.0 in 17 x 7.0 in 16 X 5 in
Spare Wheel Material
N/A Steel Steel N/A
Spare Wheel Size
N/A 15 x 4.0 in Compact in N/A
Front Wheel Size
16 x -TBD- in 15 x 6.0 in 17 x 7.0 in 16 X 5 in
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel Aluminum Steel

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
105 110 N/A N/A
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
440 N/A N/A N/A

Engine

Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4 Gas I4 Regular Unleaded I-4
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
161 @ 4000 127 @ 4800 162 @ 4000 89 @ 4400
Displacement
2.4L/144 1.8L/110 2.4L/144 1.3 L/81
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
166 @ 5800 122 @ 5200 161 @ 6000 94 @ 6000

Mileage

EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Cruising Range - Hwy
397.50 mi 396.00 mi 391.50 mi 314.50 mi
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
22 MPG 27 MPG 23 MPG 37 MPG
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
20 MPG 25 MPG 20 MPG 36 MPG
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A N/A N/A
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
25 MPG 30 MPG 27 MPG 37 MPG
Cruising Range - City
318.00 mi 330.00 mi 290.00 mi 306.00 mi
Estimated Battery Range
N/A - N/A -

Suspension

Suspension Type - Rear
Double Wishbone Independent Independent Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs N/A Double Wishbone Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson strut Independent Independent Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs N/A MacPherson Strut Strut

Brakes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.1 x -TBD- in 11.02 x 0.95 in 10.83 x -TBD- in 10 in
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr Pwr Front Disc/Rear Drum
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
- Yes - Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.1 x -TBD- in N/A 10.59 x -TBD- in 7.1 in
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes N/A Yes N/A
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel 4-wheel 4-Wheel

Fuel Tank

Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
15.9 gal 13.2 gal 14.5 gal 8.5 gal

Steering

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.2 18.4 17.7 N/A
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
34.9 ft 33.4 ft 36.1 ft 26.4 ft
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.3 3.25 3.15 N/A
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A 33.4 ft N/A N/A
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Electric Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion Rack-Pinion

Tires

Rear Tire Size
P215/70R16 P195/60HR15 P215/45ZR17 P175/60HR16
Front Tire Size
P215/70R16 P195/60HR15 P215/45ZR17 P175/60HR16
Spare Tire Size
N/A T125/70D15 T125/70D17 N/A

Trailering

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

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
3515 lbs 2789 lbs 2932 lbs 2127 lbs

Dimensions

Trunk Volume
N/A N/A 12.8 ft³ N/A
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
- - - 16.7 ft³
Min Ground Clearance
6.9 in 6.30 in 5.2 in 5.3 in
Height, Overall
70.4 in 65.0 in 55.7 in 59.1 in
Second Shoulder Room
52.2 in 52.4 in 50.0 in 50.2 in
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
- - - 3.5 ft³
Liftover Height
N/A 28.6 in N/A N/A
Passenger Capacity
4 5 5 4
Second Leg Room
39.1 in 35.5 in 33.6 in 28.6 in
Wheelbase
101.4 in 99.6 in 106.3 in 78.7 in
Passenger Volume
103.6 ft³ 97.7 ft³ 84.7 ft³ 73.8 ft³
Width, Max w/o mirrors
71.6 in 66.7 in 69.1 in 66.1 in
Track Width, Front
62.1 in 58.1 in 59.3 in 58.1 in
Second Hip Room
47.6 in 47.6 in 47.3 in 33.8 in
Length, Overall
169.9 in 156.7 in 174.0 in 120.1 in
Front Shoulder Room
57.1 in 52.2 in 54.3 in 53.1 in
Track Width, Rear
62.3 in 58.3 in 59.3 in 57.5 in
Front Leg Room
41.0 in 42.4 in 41.6 in 40.9 in
Front Hip Room
55.0 in 48.8 in 53.2 in 53.9 in
Second Head Room
38.0 in 40.2 in 36.6 in 35.9 in
Front Head Room
43.3 in 42.6 in 37.6 in 37.7 in
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3
- N/A - -
Cargo Box (Area) Height
N/A 45.2 in - -
Rear Door Opening Height
N/A N/A - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
25.1 ft³ 11.4 ft³ - -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline
N/A 39.7 in - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1
74.6 ft³ 58.1 ft³ - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1
N/A N/A - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2
N/A N/A - -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings
N/A N/A - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
- N/A - -
Rear Door Opening Width
N/A N/A - -

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