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Overview

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

162.0-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)

217.0-hp, 3.5-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

Combined MPG
0 0 26 0
Size
188.9" length, 58.0" height 185.8" length, 55.5" height 177.2" length, 57.9" height 187.8" length, 58.1" height
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive

Exterior color

Exterior color

Interior color

Interior color

Gray

Quartz

Anthracite

Gray

Gray

Black

Taupe / Brown

Titanium

Torch Red / Black

Light Cashmere

Transmissions

Transmissions

M/T

5-Speed M/T

M/T

5-Speed M/T

M/T

5-Speed M/T

A/T

4-Speed A/T

Vehicle

EPA Classification
- Compact Midsize Large

Wheels

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

Electrical

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

Engine

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
- 138 @ 5500 138 @ 6000 217 @ 5800
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
- 147 @ 3000 136 @ 4500 217 @ 4000
Engine Type
- Gas I4 Gas I4 Gas V6
Displacement
- 2.4L/144 2.0L/122 3.5L/214

Mileage

Cruising Range - City
- 395.60 mi 322.00 mi 320.00 mi
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
- N/A N/A N/A
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
- N/A N/A N/A
Cruising Range - Hwy
- 516.00 mi 420.00 mi 480.00 mi
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
- 23 MPG 23 MPG 20 MPG
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
- 30 MPG 30 MPG 30 MPG
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
- N/A 26 MPG N/A
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
- N/A N/A N/A

Suspension

Suspension Type - Rear
- Independent Independent 4-Link
Suspension Type - Front
- Independent Independent MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
- Multi-Link Dual-Link -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
- Double Wishbone MacPherson Strut -

Brakes

Brake ABS System
- - - 4-Wheel
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
- N/A N/A N/A
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
- Yes - Yes
Disc - Front (Yes or )
- Yes Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
- 11.0 x -TBD- in 10.8 x -TBD- in 11.65 x 1.02 in
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
- 10.3 x -TBD- in - 10.63 x 0.55 in
Brake Type
- Pwr Pwr Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
- - Yes -

Fuel Tank

Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
- N/A N/A N/A
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
- 17.2 gal 14.0 gal 16 gal

Steering

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- N/A N/A 15.9
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
- N/A N/A N/A
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- 2.76 2.8 3.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
- 34.1 ft 33.3 ft 37.6 ft
Steering Type
- Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion Hydraulic Pwr

Tires

Rear Tire Size
- P205/60HR15 P195/60R15 P215/60R16
Front Tire Size
- P205/60HR15 P195/60R15 P215/60R16
Spare Tire Size
- - N/A N/A

Trailering

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

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
- 3281 lbs 2701-2826 lbs 3476 lbs

Dimensions

Trunk Volume
- 13.6 ft³ 12.2 ft³ N/A
Liftover Height
- N/A N/A N/A
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
- - - 41.0 ft³
Second Hip Room
- 54.4 in 53.9 in 52.4 in
Length, Overall
- 185.8 in 177.2 in 187.8 in
Front Leg Room
- 43.3 in 42.8 in 41.9 in
Track Width, Front
- 60.6 in 58.9 in 60.0 in
Height, Overall
- 55.5 in 57.9 in 58.1 in
Second Shoulder Room
- 55.7 in 53.9 in 55.5 in
Width, Max w/o mirrors
- 71.5 in 68.3 in 69.8 in
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
- - - 22.8 ft³
Track Width, Rear
- 59.8 in 58.5 in 60.2 in
Wheelbase
- 106.3 in 102.8 in 112.3 in
Front Shoulder Room
- 56.9 in 55.1 in 56.7 in
Front Hip Room
- 55.8 in 52.4 in 53.5 in
Front Head Room
- 39.0 in 40.0 in 39.4 in
Second Leg Room
- 36.2 in 35.4 in 41.0 in
Passenger Capacity
- 5 5 5
Second Head Room
- 37.6 in 38.2 in 39.4 in
Passenger Volume
- 86.4 ft³ 97.0 ft³ 106 ft³
Min Ground Clearance
- 6.1 in 6.3 in 6.1 in

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