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4dr Sdn I4 CVT 2.5
$19,900
Starting MSRP
4dr Sdn Sport
$21,249
Starting MSRP
4dr Sdn I4 Man (Natl)
$19,145
Starting MSRP
4dr Sdn LS w/1LS
$21,825
Starting MSRP

Overview

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

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

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

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

170.0-hp, 2.4-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Flex Fuel Capability)

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

Combined MPG
26 23 25 25
Size
182.5" length, 55.3" height 191" length, 57.9" height 189.2" length, 57.9" height 191.8" length, 57.1" height
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive

Exterior color

Exterior color

Interior color

Interior color

Medium Mocha

Black

Dark Charcoal

Bisque

Cocoa / Cashmere

Titanium

Transmissions

Transmissions

CVT Transmission

A/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

4-Speed A/T

M/T

5-Speed M/T

A/T

4-Speed A/T

Vehicle

EPA Classification
Midsize Midsize Mid-Size Midsize

Wheels

Front Wheel Material
Steel Alloy Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size
16 x 7.0 in 18 x -TBD- in 16 x 6.5 in 17 x -TBD- in
Rear Wheel Size
16 x 7.0 in 18 x -TBD- in 16 x 6.5 in 17 x -TBD- in
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Alloy Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel Steel -
Spare Wheel Size
Compact in 16 x -TBD- in 17 x -TBD- in -

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
110 110 N/A N/A
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
550 525 N/A N/A

Engine

Displacement
2.5L/-TBD- 2.4L/145 2.4L/144 2.4L/146.5
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
180 @ 3900 155 @ 4000 161 @ 4000 160 @ 4500
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4 Gas I4 Gas 4-Cyl
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
175 @ 5600 160 @ 5500 158 @ 6000 169 @ 6400

Mileage

EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A N/A N/A
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
32 MPG 27 MPG 31 MPG 30 MPG
Cruising Range - Hwy
640.00 mi 477.90 mi 573.50 mi 489.00 mi
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A N/A N/A
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A N/A N/A
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
23 MPG 20 MPG 21 MPG 22 MPG
Cruising Range - City
460.00 mi 354.00 mi 388.50 mi 358.60 mi
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
26 MPG 23 MPG 25 MPG 25 MPG

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front
Independent Strut MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link Dual-link 4-Link Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs - - -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs - - -

Brakes

Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.5 x 0.35 in 10.3 x -TBD- in 11.06 x -TBD- in 10.87 x -TBD- in
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.7 x 1.02 in 10.9 x -TBD- in 11.65 x -TBD- in 11.65 x -TBD- in
Brake Type
Power Pwr Pwr Pwr
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes Yes

Fuel Tank

Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
20.0 gal 17.7 gal 18.5 gal 16.3 gal

Steering

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.2 17.1 16.0 16.4
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion Electric Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.83 2.76 3.2 2.7
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
- N/A N/A N/A
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
36.1 ft 40.7 ft 36.1 ft 40.4 ft

Tires

Front Tire Size
P215/60R16 P235/45R18 P215/60R16 P225/50R17
Rear Tire Size
P215/60R16 P235/45R18 P215/60R16 P225/50R17
Spare Tire Size
T135/906 T125/70D16 N/A -

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
100 lbs - 100 lbs -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
1000 lbs - 1000 lbs -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
100 lbs - 100 lbs -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
1000 lbs - 1000 lbs -

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
3180 lbs 3483 lbs 3263 lbs 3415 lbs

Dimensions

Second Shoulder Room
55.5 in 56.6 in 56.9 in 53.9 in
Length, Overall
190.7 in 191 in 189.2 in 191.8 in
Passenger Volume
100.7 ft³ 100.2 ft³ 101.4 ft³ 97.7 ft³
Front Head Room
40.6 in 39.1 in 38.8 in 39.4 in
Second Leg Room
35.8 in 37.0 in 38.3 in 37.6 in
Width, Max w/o mirrors
70.7 in 72.4 in 71.7 in 70.3 in
Liftover Height
27.6 in N/A N/A N/A
Passenger Capacity
5 5 5 5
Trunk Volume
15.3 ft³ 13.3 ft³ 15.0 ft³ 15.1 ft³
Second Head Room
36.8 in 37.0 in 37.8 in 37.2 in
Height, Overall
58.0 in 58 in 57.9 in 57.1 in
Track Width, Front
61.0 in 61.8 in 62.0 in 59.6 in
Second Hip Room
52.5 in 53.7 in 53.9 in 52.1 in
Front Hip Room
56.8 in 55.5 in 54.6 in 53.0 in
Front Shoulder Room
55.7 in 57.3 in 57.8 in 55.9 in
Wheelbase
109.3 in 108.3 in 109.3 in 112.3 in
Min Ground Clearance
5.4 in 5.9 in 5.5 in N/A
Track Width, Rear
61.0 in 61.8 in 61.6 in 60.0 in
Front Leg Room
44.1 in 42.6 in 41.7 in 42.2 in

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