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Overview

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

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

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

188.0-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gas/Electric Hybrid)

141.0-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gas/Electric Hybrid)

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

Combined MPG
28 0 39 26
Size
180.9" length, 57.9" height 171.3" length, 61.0" height 173.6" length, 63.9" height 176.6" length, 59.8" height
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive

Exterior color

Exterior color

Interior color

Interior color

Black

Light Gray

Gray

Medium Light Stone

Graphite Grey

Black

Beige

Transmissions

Transmissions

M/T

5-Speed M/T

M/T

5-Speed M/T

CVT Transmission

A/T

M/T

5-Speed M/T

Vehicle

EPA Classification
Compact Small Station Wagon Large Cars Small Station Wagon

Wheels

Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel N/A N/A Steel
Rear Wheel Size
16 x 6.5 in 16 x 6.5 in 17 X 7 in 15 x 5.5 in
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel Aluminum Steel
Front Wheel Size
16 x 6.5 in 16 x 6.5 in 17 X 7 in 15 x 5.5 in
Spare Wheel Size
15 x -TBD- in Compact in N/A Compact in

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
N/A N/A 390 550
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
100 N/A N/A 90

Engine

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
148 @ 6500 126 @ 6000 188 @ 6000 138 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4 Gas/Electric I-4 Gas I4
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
135 @ 4500 122 @ 4200 129 @ 4000 136 @ 4600
Displacement
2.0L/122 1.8L/109 2.0 L/122 2.0L/121

Mileage

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
28 MPG N/A 39.2 MPG 26 MPG
Cruising Range - Hwy
478.50 mi 435.60 mi 496.80 mi 434.00 mi
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A N/A N/A
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
33 MPG 33 MPG 36.8 MPG 31 MPG
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Cruising Range - City
362.50 mi 343.20 mi 567.00 mi 322.00 mi
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A N/A N/A
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
25 MPG 26 MPG 42 MPG 23 MPG
Estimated Battery Range
- N/A - -

Suspension

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-link Torsion Beam Multi-Link Independent
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut Strut Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Stabilizer Bar Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Stabilizer Bar Strut MacPherson Strut

Brakes

Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
10.9 x -TBD- in 10.8 x -TBD- in 10.9 in 11.8 x -TBD- in
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr 4-Wheel Disc Pwr
Brake ABS System
4-wheel - 4-Wheel 4-wheel
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
10.4 x -TBD- in - 11 in 10.3 x -TBD- in
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes - Yes Yes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
N/A Yes N/A N/A
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes Yes

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
14.5 gal 13.2 gal 13.5 gal 14 gal
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A N/A N/A

Steering

Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
35.8 ft N/A N/A N/A
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.2 19.5 N/A 13.8
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.94 3.36 N/A 2.8
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr rack & pinion Rack-Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
34.2 ft 36.8 ft 38.4 ft 34.2 ft

Tires

Spare Tire Size
T115/70D15 Compact N/A Compact
Rear Tire Size
P205/55HR16 P205/55R16 P225/50VR17 P195/65R15
Front Tire Size
P205/55HR16 P205/55R16 P225/50VR17 P195/65R15

Trailering

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

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
2866 lbs 2679 lbs 3607 lbs 2937 lbs

Dimensions

Cargo Box (Area) Height
- - - N/A
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline
- - - N/A
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
- - - N/A
Track Width, Front
60.4 in 59.6 in 60.5 in N/A
Second Leg Room
36.2 in 36.3 in 36.5 in 36.4 in
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3
- - - N/A
Length, Overall
180.9 in 171.3 in 173.6 in 176.6 in
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1
- - - N/A
Second Shoulder Room
54.0 in 52.6 in 55.2 in 54.7 in
Track Width, Rear
59.8 in 58.9 in 60.4 in N/A
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings
- - - N/A
Front Shoulder Room
54.9 in 53.2 in 55.9 in 55.4 in
Trunk Volume
11.8 ft³ N/A N/A N/A
Rear Door Opening Height
- - - N/A
Second Head Room
37.5 in 39.8 in 39.4 in 39.4 in
Cargo Volume to Seat 1
- - - 65.3 ft³
Width, Max w/o mirrors
69.1 in 69.9 in 72 in 69.5 in
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2
- - - N/A
Height, Overall
57.9 in 60.6 in 63.9 in 59.8 in
Front Head Room
38.9 in 40.6 in 41 in 40.0 in
Min Ground Clearance
4.7 in 5.9 in 5.5 in 5.9 in
Passenger Volume
94.1 ft³ 96.2 ft³ 99.7 ft³ 101.2 ft³
Passenger Capacity
5 5 5 5
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
- - - 24.3 ft³
Rear Door Opening Width
- - - N/A
Wheelbase
103.9 in 102.4 in 104.3 in 106.3 in
Front Hip Room
53.7 in 51.7 in 54.3 in 53.9 in
Second Hip Room
52.2 in 47.8 in 51.9 in 52.6 in
Front Leg Room
42.0 in 41.8 in 43.1 in 43.5 in
Liftover Height
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
- 21.8 ft³ 24.5 ft³ -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
- 53.2 ft³ 52.6 ft³ -

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