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4dr Sdn Man i Sport
$20,725
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4dr Sdn 2.5L Manual S
$20,845
Starting MSRP

Overview

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

170.0-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

170.0-hp, 2.5-liter, 5 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

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Combined MPG
24 26 -
Size
193.700" length, 57.900" height 191.6" length, 58.5" height -
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive -

Exterior color

Exterior color

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Interior color

Interior color

Black

Camel

Black / Copper

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Transmissions

Transmissions

M/T

6-Speed M/T

M/T

5-Speed M/T

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Vehicle

EPA Classification
Midsize Mid-Size -

Wheels

Spare Wheel Size
16.0 x 4.0 in N/A -
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel -
Front Wheel Size
16.0 x 6.5 in 16 x -TBD- in -
Spare Wheel Material
Steel N/A -
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel -
Rear Wheel Size
16.0 x 6.5 in 16 x -TBD- in -

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
100 140 -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
590 N/A -

Engine

Displacement
2.5L/152 2.5L/151 -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
167 @ 4000 177 @ 4250 -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
170 @ 6000 170 @ 5700 -
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I5 -

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
30 MPG 32 MPG -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
24 MPG 26 MPG -
Cruising Range - Hwy
555.00 mi 592.00 mi -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A -
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
21 MPG 22 MPG -
Cruising Range - City
388.50 mi 407.00 mi -

Suspension

Suspension Type - Rear
Independent 4-Link -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent MacPherson Strut -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs N/A -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs N/A -

Brakes

Brake Type
Pwr Pwr -
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.800 x -TBD- in 12.3 x 1.0 in -
Brake ABS System
4-wheel 4-Wheel -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
N/A N/A -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.000 x -TBD- in 10.7 x 0.4 in -

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
18.500 gal 18.5 gal -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A -

Steering

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
35.400 ft 36.4 ft -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A N/A -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.200 16.4 -
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.930 3.0 -

Tires

Rear Tire Size
P205/65HR16 P215/60TR16 -
Front Tire Size
P205/65HR16 P215/60TR16 -
Spare Tire Size
T115/70D16 N/A -

Trailering

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

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
3268 lbs 3166 lbs -

Dimensions

Second Hip Room
55.900 in N/A -
Trunk Volume
16.600 ft³ 15.9 ft³ -
Passenger Capacity
5 5 -
Liftover Height
N/A N/A -
Front Head Room
39.400 in 38.3 in -
Height, Overall
57.900 in 58.5 in -
Length, Overall
193.700 in 191.6 in -
Second Head Room
37.300 in 37.8 in -
Min Ground Clearance
5.100 in 5.4 in -
Track Width, Front
62.800 in 62.1 in -
Front Shoulder Room
57.300 in 56.9 in -
Front Leg Room
42.500 in 42.4 in -
Track Width, Rear
62.400 in 61.0 in -
Width, Max w/o mirrors
72.400 in 72.2 in -
Front Hip Room
55.100 in N/A -
Wheelbase
109.800 in 110.4 in -
Passenger Volume
101.900 ft³ 102.0 ft³ -
Second Shoulder Room
56.500 in 57.0 in -
Second Leg Room
38.000 in 39.1 in -

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