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Overview

Door
4-door 4-door 4-door 0-door
Seats
5 5 5
Engine

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

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

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

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Combined MPG
0 0 0 0
Size
183.5" length, 56.0" height 170.1" length, 54.5" height 171.0" length, 54.3" height " length, " height
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive

Exterior color

Exterior color

Interior color

Interior color

Medium Mocha

Medium Mocha

Medium Mocha

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
Compact Subcompact Subcompact -

Wheels

Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel Steel -
Front Wheel Size
15 x 6.0 in 13 x 5 in 13 x 5.0 in -
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel Steel -
Spare Wheel Material
N/A Steel Steel -
Rear Wheel Size
15 x 6.0 in 13 x 5 in 13 x 5.0 in -
Spare Wheel Size
15 x 4.0 in 14 x -TBD- in 14 x 4.0 in -

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
550 490 490 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
100 70 80 -

Engine

Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4 Gas I4 -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
150 @ 5600 115 @ 6000 115 @ 6000 -
Displacement
2.4L/146 1.6L/97 1.6L/97 -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
154 @ 4400 108 @ 4000 108 @ 4000 -

Mileage

Cruising Range - Hwy
492.90 mi 514.80 mi 514.80 mi -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
N/A N/A N/A -
Estimated Battery Range
N/A N/A N/A -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A N/A -
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A N/A -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
24 MPG 29 MPG 29 MPG -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
31 MPG 39 MPG 39 MPG -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A N/A -
Cruising Range - City
381.60 mi 382.80 mi 382.80 mi -

Suspension

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

Brakes

Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes -
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
10.9 x 0.87 in 9.06 x 0.71 in 9.1 x 0.71 in -
Brake Type
Power Power Power -
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A N/A -

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
15.9 gal 13.2 gal 13.2 gal -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A N/A -

Steering

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
37.4 ft 34.1 ft 34.1 ft -
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.7 4.3 3.0 -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.0 23.2 17.5 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
40.0 ft N/A N/A -

Tires

Spare Tire Size
T125/70D15 T115/70D14 T115/70D14 -
Rear Tire Size
P195/65R15 P155/80R13 P175/70R13 -
Front Tire Size
P195/65R15 P155/80R13 P175/70R13 -

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
100 lbs 110 lbs 110 lbs -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
N/A 110 lbs N/A -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
N/A 1000 lbs N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
1000 lbs 1000 lbs 1000 lbs -

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
2858 lbs 2300 lbs 2391 lbs -

Dimensions

Second Shoulder Room
54.8 in 53.1 in 53.1 in -
Front Leg Room
42.0 in 42.3 in 42.3 in -
Track Width, Rear
58.9 in 56.9 in 56.5 in -
Passenger Capacity
5 5 5 -
Second Hip Room
52.6 in 52.8 in 52.8 in -
Liftover Height
29.1 in 22.5 in 22.5 in -
Height, Overall
56.0 in 54.5 in 54.3 in -
Wheelbase
103.1 in 99.8 in 99.8 in -
Front Hip Room
52.5 in 50.1 in 50.1 in -
Trunk Volume
13.8 ft³ 10.1 ft³ 10.1 ft³ -
Width, Max w/o mirrors
69.1 in 66.6 in 66.6 in -
Min Ground Clearance
4.6 in 4.1 in 5.8 in -
Front Head Room
39.4 in 39.1 in 39.1 in -
Front Shoulder Room
55.7 in 53.2 in 52.8 in -
Passenger Volume
93.8 ft³ 87.2 ft³ 87.2 ft³ -
Track Width, Front
59.3 in 58.3 in 58.3 in -
Length, Overall
183.5 in 170.1 in 171.0 in -
Second Leg Room
33.9 in 32.4 in 32.4 in -
Second Head Room
37.7 in 36.5 in 36.5 in -

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