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Overview

Door
4-door 4-door 4-door 4-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)

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

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

Combined MPG
0 0 0 26
Size
186.9" length, 56.0" height 185.8" length, 55.5" height 170.9" length, 57.9" height 177.2" 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

Black

Anthracite

Gray

Beige

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
Mid-Size Compact Midsize Midsize

Wheels

Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel Alloy Steel
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel Alloy Steel
Spare Wheel Size
N/A - N/A N/A
Front Wheel Size
15 x 6.0 in 15 x 6.0 in 16 x 6 in 15 x -TBD- in
Rear Wheel Size
15 x 6.0 in 15 x 6.0 in 16 x 6 in 15 x -TBD- in
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - N/A -

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
N/A 600 540 N/A
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
95 110 90 N/A

Engine

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
149 @ 5500 138 @ 5500 138 @ 6000 138 @ 6000
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
156 @ 3000 147 @ 3000 136 @ 4500 136 @ 4500
Displacement
2.4L/143 2.4L/144 2.0L/121 2.0L/122
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4 Gas I4 Gas I4

Mileage

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
N/A N/A N/A 26 MPG
Cruising Range - City
378.40 mi 395.60 mi 362.50 mi 322.00 mi
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Cruising Range - Hwy
516.00 mi 516.00 mi 478.50 mi 420.00 mi
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A N/A N/A
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
22 MPG 23 MPG 25 MPG 23 MPG
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A N/A N/A
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
30 MPG 30 MPG 33 MPG 30 MPG

Suspension

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

Brakes

Brake Type
Pwr-Assisted Pwr Pwr Pwr
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
10.9 x -TBD- in 11.0 x -TBD- in 10.8 x 1.0 in 10.8 x -TBD- in
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
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
- Yes Yes -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
- 10.3 x -TBD- in 10.2 x 0.4 in -

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
17.2 gal 17.2 gal 14.5 gal 14.0 gal
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A N/A N/A

Steering

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
34.4 ft 34.1 ft 33.2 ft 33.3 ft
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
20.8 ft N/A N/A N/A
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
14.1 N/A 13.7 N/A
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.92 2.76 2.8 2.8

Tires

Rear Tire Size
P205/65R15 P205/60HR15 P205/50R16 P195/60R15
Front Tire Size
P205/60R15 P205/60HR15 P205/50R16 P195/60R15
Spare Tire Size
Compact - N/A N/A

Trailering

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

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
3217 lbs 3281 lbs 2952 lbs 2701-2826 lbs

Dimensions

Front Head Room
39.3 in 39.0 in 40.0 in 40.0 in
Trunk Volume
113 ft³ 13.6 ft³ N/A 12.2 ft³
Wheelbase
106.3 in 106.3 in 102.8 in 102.8 in
Front Hip Room
55.8 in 55.8 in 52.4 in 52.4 in
Second Head Room
37.6 in 37.6 in 38.8 in 38.2 in
Height, Overall
56.0 in 55.5 in 57.9 in 57.9 in
Track Width, Rear
60.2 in 59.8 in 58.5 in 58.5 in
Second Hip Room
54.4 in 54.4 in 53.9 in 53.9 in
Liftover Height
27.1 in N/A N/A N/A
Second Leg Room
36.2 in 36.2 in 35.4 in 35.4 in
Passenger Capacity
5 5 5 5
Second Shoulder Room
55.7 in 55.7 in 53.9 in 53.9 in
Width, Max w/o mirrors
71.7 in 71.5 in 68.3 in 68.3 in
Front Shoulder Room
56.9 in 56.9 in 55.1 in 55.1 in
Passenger Volume
100.0 ft³ 86.4 ft³ 97.0 ft³ 97.0 ft³
Length, Overall
186.9 in 185.8 in 170.9 in 177.2 in
Track Width, Front
60.6 in 60.6 in 58.9 in 58.9 in
Front Leg Room
43.3 in 43.3 in 42.8 in 42.8 in
Min Ground Clearance
6.34 in 6.1 in 6.3 in 6.3 in
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
- - 18.3 ft³ -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
- - 52.8 ft³ -

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