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5dr Wgn Man Base
$15,190
Starting MSRP
5dr Wgn Man (Natl)
$17,120
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5dr HB Man (Natl)
$15,345
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5dr Wgn Man L FWD (Natl)
$18,845
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Overview

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

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

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

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

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

Combined MPG
26 24 29 29
Size
163" length, 63" height 168.1" length, 63.4" height 154.7" length, 59.4" height 171.9" length, 61.4" height
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive

Exterior color

Exterior color

Interior color

Interior color

Gray 2-Tone

Opal Gray

Ash

Ash

Stone

Ash

Transmissions

Transmissions

M/T

6-Speed M/T

M/T

5-Speed M/T

M/T

5-Speed M/T

M/T

5-Speed M/T

Vehicle

EPA Classification
Small Station Wagons Small Station Wagons Subcompact Cars Small Station Wagon

Wheels

Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size
16 X 6.5 in 16 X 6.5 in 16 x 6.0 in 16 x 6.5 in
Spare Wheel Material
N/A Steel Steel Steel
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Size
N/A Compact in 16 x -TBD- in Compact in
Rear Wheel Size
16 X 6.5 in 16 X 6.5 in 16 x 6.0 in 16 x 6.5 in

Electrical

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

Engine

Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4 Gas I4 Gas I4
Displacement
1.6 L/97 2.4 L/144 1.8L/110 1.8L/110
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
118 @ 4850 162 @ 4000 125 @ 4400 128 @ 4400
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
130 @ 6300 158 @ 6000 128 @ 6000 132 @ 6000

Mileage

Estimated Battery Range
N/A N/A N/A N/A
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A N/A N/A
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A N/A N/A
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
30 MPG 27 MPG 33 MPG 32 MPG
Cruising Range - City
340.80 mi 308.00 mi 299.70 mi 343.20 mi
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
24 MPG 22 MPG 27 MPG 26 MPG
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
26 MPG 24 MPG 29 MPG 29 MPG
Cruising Range - Hwy
426.00 mi 378.00 mi 366.30 mi 422.40 mi
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A N/A N/A

Suspension

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Torsion Beam Torsion Beam N/A N/A
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut L-Arm MacPherson strut MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut w/stabilizer bar N/A
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam Torsion Beam Torsion Beam Independent

Brakes

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel 4-wheel 4-Wheel
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11 in 10.8 in 10.8 x -TBD- in 10.7 x -TBD- in
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
10.3 in 11 in N/A 10.1 x -TBD- in
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc Pwr Pwr
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes N/A Yes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
N/A N/A Yes N/A

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
14.2 gal 14 gal 11.1 gal 13.2 gal
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A N/A N/A

Steering

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
34.8 ft 34.8 ft 37.0 ft 36.0 ft
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr rack & pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
N/A N/A 2.56 3.1
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
N/A N/A 15.7 16.2

Tires

Rear Tire Size
P205/60HR16 P205/55HR16 P195/60R16 P205/55R16
Spare Tire Size
N/A Compact T135/70R16 Compact
Front Tire Size
P205/60HR16 P205/55HR16 P195/60R16 P205/55R16

Trailering

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

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
2714 lbs 3027 lbs 2625 lbs 2844 lbs

Dimensions

Second Leg Room
39.1 in 38 in 33.9 in 36.2 in
Min Ground Clearance
5.9 in 5.1 in 6.5 in 5.8 in
Second Head Room
39.5 in 41.2 in 37.6 in 39.3 in
Front Shoulder Room
55.5 in 55.8 in 51.9 in 53.3 in
Track Width, Front
62 in 60 in 58.5 in 59.8 in
Liftover Height
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Front Hip Room
53.2 in 52.7 in 51.1 in 52.3 in
Second Shoulder Room
54.7 in 54.7 in 50.7 in 52.6 in
Front Head Room
39.6 in 40 in 38.9 in 40.5 in
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
61.3 ft³ - - 49.4 ft³
Passenger Volume
101 ft³ 110.9 ft³ 84.5 ft³ 94.2 ft³
Second Hip Room
49.3 in 46.7 in 50.1 in 43.7 in
Front Leg Room
40.9 in 40.7 in 40.3 in 41.6 in
Width, Max w/o mirrors
70.9 in 69.3 in 67.9 in 69.5 in
Track Width, Rear
62.5 in 59.8 in 58.7 in 59.9 in
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
24.2 ft³ - - 19.8 ft³
Length, Overall
163 in 168.1 in 154.7 in 171.9 in
Trunk Volume
N/A N/A 10.5 ft³ N/A
Wheelbase
101.2 in 102.4 in 96.9 in 102.4 in
Passenger Capacity
5 5 5 5
Height, Overall
63 in 63.4 in 59.4 in 61.0 in
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3
- N/A - -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline
- N/A - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
- 11.6 ft³ - -
Rear Door Opening Height
N/A N/A - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2
- N/A - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1
- N/A - -
Cargo Box (Area) Height
- N/A - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1
- N/A - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
- 11.6 ft³ - -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings
- N/A - -
Rear Door Opening Width
N/A N/A - -

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