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4dr Sdn Man SE (Alabama Plant)
$17,250
Starting MSRP
4dr Sdn Man LX
$15,890
Starting MSRP
4dr Sdn I4 Manual S
$16,780
Starting MSRP

Overview

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

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

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

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

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Combined MPG
31 30 30 -
Size
179.1" length, 56.3" height 179.5" length, 56.3" height 182.1" length, 58.9" height -
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive -

Exterior color

Exterior color

-

Interior color

Interior color

Gray

Beige

Gray

Medium Mocha

Medium Grey

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Transmissions

Transmissions

M/T

6-Speed M/T

M/T

6-Speed M/T

M/T

6-Speed M/T

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Vehicle

EPA Classification
Midsize Cars Mid-Size Cars Midsize Cars -

Wheels

Spare Wheel Material
N/A N/A Steel -
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel Steel -
Rear Wheel Size
15 X 5 in 15 X 6 in 16 X 6.5 in -
Front Wheel Size
15 X 5 in 15 X 6 in 16 X 6.5 in -
Spare Wheel Size
N/A N/A Compact in -
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel Steel -

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
550 600 470 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
90 90 110 -

Engine

SAE Net Torque @ RPM
130 @ 4700 130 @ 4700 128 @ 3600 -
Displacement
1.8 L/110 1.8 L/110 1.8 L/110 -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
145 @ 6500 145 @ 6500 130 @ 6000 -
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4 -

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
27 MPG 25 MPG 27 MPG -
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A N/A -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A N/A -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
31 MPG 30 MPG 30 MPG -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
37 MPG 37 MPG 36 MPG -
Cruising Range - City
345.60 mi 330.00 mi 356.40 mi -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A N/A -
Cruising Range - Hwy
473.60 mi 488.40 mi 475.20 mi -

Suspension

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Torsion Beam Torsion Beam Torsion Beam -
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam Torsion Beam Torsion Beam -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut Strut -
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut Strut -

Brakes

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc Front Disc/Rear Drum -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
10.3 in 10.3 in 9 in -
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel 4-Wheel -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
N/A N/A Yes -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes N/A -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes -
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A N/A -
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11 in 11 in 11 in -

Fuel Tank

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

Steering

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
N/A N/A N/A -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A N/A N/A -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
34.8 ft 34.8 ft 34.8 ft -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
N/A N/A N/A -
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion -

Tires

Spare Tire Size
N/A N/A Compact -
Rear Tire Size
P195/65TR15 P195/65HR15 P205/55HR16 -
Front Tire Size
P195/65TR15 P195/65HR15 P205/55HR16 -

Trailering

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

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
2773 lbs 2804 lbs 2848 lbs -

Dimensions

Passenger Volume
95.6 ft³ 96.2 ft³ 95.9 ft³ -
Front Shoulder Room
55.9 in 56.1 in 54.7 in -
Second Hip Room
52.7 in 53.1 in 50.1 in -
Passenger Capacity
5 5 5 -
Track Width, Rear
62 in 62 in 60.2 in -
Second Head Room
37.1 in 37.3 in 36.7 in -
Front Head Room
40 in 39.1 in 39.4 in -
Min Ground Clearance
5.3 in 5.3 in 6.4 in -
Second Leg Room
33.1 in 35.9 in 37.4 in -
Height, Overall
56.3 in 56.3 in 58.9 in -
Second Shoulder Room
54.8 in 54.9 in 53.9 in -
Track Width, Front
61.5 in 61.5 in 60.2 in -
Wheelbase
106.3 in 106.3 in 106.3 in -
Width, Max w/o mirrors
69.9 in 70.1 in 69.3 in -
Front Hip Room
53.5 in 53.8 in 50.9 in -
Length, Overall
179.1 in 179.5 in 182.1 in -
Liftover Height
N/A N/A N/A -
Trunk Volume
14.8 ft³ 14.9 ft³ 15.1 ft³ -
Front Leg Room
43.6 in 42.2 in 42.5 in -

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