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99B 4dr Sdn Manual
$14,999
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$15,500
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4dr Wgn Man Touring
$17,800
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3dr HB Manual GS
$10,415
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Overview

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

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

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

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

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

Combined MPG
0 0 26 0
Size
185.4" length, 55.5" height 185.8" length, 55.5" height 177.4" length, 58.3" height 159.3" length, 57.9" height
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive

Exterior color

Exterior color

Interior color

Interior color

Beige

Gray

Anthracite

Gray

Black

Beige

Sabre Black

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
Mid-Size Compact Small Station Wagon Compact

Wheels

Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Size
15 x 4.0 in - Compact in Compact in
Front Wheel Size
14 x 5.5 in 15 x 6.0 in 16 x 6.0 in 14 x -TBD- in
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size
14 x 5.5 in 15 x 6.0 in 16 x 6.0 in 14 x -TBD- in
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - Steel N/A

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
550 600 N/A N/A
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
90 110 90 N/A

Engine

SAE Net Torque @ RPM
156 @ 3000 147 @ 3000 137 @ 4600 106 @ 4500
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4 Gas I4 Gas I4
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
149 @ 5500 138 @ 5500 141 @ 6000 110 @ 6000
Displacement
2.4L/146 2.4L/144 2.0L/121 1.6L/98

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
30 MPG 30 MPG 31 MPG 33 MPG
Cruising Range - Hwy
516.00 mi 516.00 mi 434.00 mi 392.70 mi
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
N/A N/A 26 MPG N/A
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
21 MPG 23 MPG 23 MPG 29 MPG
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Cruising Range - City
361.20 mi 395.60 mi 322.00 mi 345.10 mi
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A N/A N/A

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double-wishbone Double Wishbone MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Independent Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Independent Independent Independent

Brakes

Brake Type
Pwr-Assisted Pwr Pwr Pwr
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes - - Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
10.12 x .87 in 11.0 x -TBD- in 11.8 x -TBD- in 10.1 x -TBD - in
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
- Yes Yes -
Brake ABS System
- - 4-wheel -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
- 10.3 x -TBD- in 10.3 x -TBD- in -

Fuel Tank

Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
17.2 gal 17.2 gal 14 gal 11.9 gal

Steering

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
14.1 N/A 13.8 15.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
17.3 ft 34.1 ft 34.2 ft 33.1 ft
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.9 2.76 2.8 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
20.8 ft N/A N/A N/A

Tires

Rear Tire Size
P195/70R14 P205/60HR15 P205/55HR16 P175/70HR14
Spare Tire Size
T125/70D15 - T125/80D15 Compact
Front Tire Size
P195/70R14 P205/60HR15 P205/55HR16 P175/70HR14

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
200 lbs N/A 150 lbs N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
2000 lbs N/A 1500 lbs N/A

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
3070 lbs 3281 lbs 3080 lbs 2467 lbs

Dimensions

Track Width, Front
59.6 in 60.6 in 60.6 in 57.9 in
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
- - - N/A
Wheelbase
106.3 in 106.3 in 106.3 in 98.4 in
Front Shoulder Room
56.9 in 56.9 in 55.4 in 53.5 in
Second Shoulder Room
55.7 in 55.7 in 54.7 in 53.1 in
Length, Overall
185.4 in 185.8 in 176.6 in 159.3 in
Min Ground Clearance
6.3 in 6.1 in 5.9 in N/A
Track Width, Rear
59.1 in 59.8 in 60.5 in 57.5 in
Passenger Volume
100.0 ft³ 86.4 ft³ 101.2 ft³ 92.2 ft³
Front Leg Room
43.3 in 43.3 in 43.5 in 42.8 in
Front Head Room
39.3 in 39.0 in 40.0 in 39.6 in
Width, Max w/o mirrors
71.6 in 71.5 in 69.5 in 66.7 in
Second Hip Room
57.1 in 54.4 in 52.6 in 48.8 in
Front Hip Room
57.9 in 55.8 in 53.9 in 50.2 in
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
- - - 15.9 ft³
Second Leg Room
36.2 in 36.2 in 36.4 in 34.3 in
Liftover Height
27.1 in N/A N/A N/A
Trunk Volume
13.2 ft³ 13.6 ft³ 24.3 ft³ N/A
Second Head Room
37.6 in 37.6 in 39.4 in 37.8 in
Height, Overall
55.5 in 55.5 in 59.8 in 57.9 in
Passenger Capacity
5 5 5 5

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