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Overview

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

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

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

100.0-hp, 1.9-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

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

Combined MPG
28 0 0 0
Size
155" length, 59.3" height 178.1" length, 55.7" height 178.1" length, 55.0" height 174.2" length, 53.7" height
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive

Exterior color

Exterior color

Interior color

Interior color

Charcoal

Gray

Grey

Taupe

Dark Charcoal

Transmissions

Transmissions

M/T

A/T

5-Speed M/T

4-Speed A/T

M/T

5-Speed M/T

M/T

5-Speed M/T

3-Speed A/T

M/T

A/T

5-Speed M/T

4-Speed A/T

Vehicle

EPA Classification
Subcompact Compact Compact Compact

Wheels

Spare Wheel Material
Steel N/A Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size
14 x -TBD- in 14 x 5.5 in 14 x 5 in 14 x 5.5 in
Front Wheel Size
14 x -TBD- in 14 x 5.5 in 14 x 5 in 14 x 5.5 in
Spare Wheel Size
Compact in Compact in 14 x 4 in 14 x 4 in
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel Steel Steel

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
550 540 N/A 356
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
95 80 N/A 80

Engine

Engine Type
Gas 4-Cylinder Gas I4 Gas L4 Gas L4
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
105 @ 3800 119 @ 4900 114 @ 2400 125 @ 4000
Displacement
1.6L/97.5 1.8L/109 1.9L/116 1.8L/108
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
106 @ 6400 124 @ 6000 100 @ 5000 125 @ 5800

Mileage

EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A N/A N/A
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
34 MPG 32 MPG 40 MPG 41 MPG
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
30 MPG N/A N/A N/A
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A N/A N/A
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Cruising Range - Hwy
408.00 mi 422.40 mi 484.00 mi 541.20 mi
Estimated Battery Range
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Cruising Range - City
324.00 mi 316.80 mi 350.90 mi 422.40 mi
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
27 MPG 24 MPG 29 MPG 32 MPG

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/coil springs MacPherson Strut w/Stabilizer Bar Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion beam Independent Indep. Tri-Link MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Front
McPherson strut Independent MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
- Multi-Link - Coil Springs

Brakes

Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
N/A 10.12 x -TBD- in 9.9 x 0.7 in 10.04 x 0.87 in
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Brake Type
Pwr Power Pwr Power

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
12 gal 13.2 gal 12.1 gal 13.2 gal
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A N/A N/A

Steering

Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion Power
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
N/A 32.2 ft 37.1 ft 32.2 ft
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
N/A N/A 18.3 18.1
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
N/A 3.1 3.00 3.27
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A N/A N/A 34.1 ft

Tires

Front Tire Size
P185/60R14 P185/65R14 P185/65SR14 P175/65R14
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact T115/70R14 T115/70D14
Rear Tire Size
P185/60R14 P185/65R14 P185/65SR14 P175/65R14

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
- N/A 1000 lbs 1500 lbs
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
- N/A 100 lbs 150 lbs

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
2546 lbs 2661 lbs 2331 lbs 2403 lbs

Dimensions

Liftover Height
N/A N/A N/A 24.8 in
Track Width, Rear
55.5 in 57.3 in 56.0 in 57.1 in
Front Leg Room
41.3 in 43.1 in 42.5 in 42.5 in
Wheelbase
97.6 in 100.8 in 102.4 in 97.1 in
Length, Overall
155 in 177.6 in 178.1 in 174.2 in
Trunk Volume
N/A 10.4 ft³ 12.1 ft³ 12.1 ft³
Passenger Capacity
5 5 5 5
Second Shoulder Room
52.8 in 54.2 in 53.1 in 52.2 in
Passenger Volume
N/A 83.7 ft³ 91.0 ft³ 89.8 ft³
Second Hip Room
52.8 in 54.0 in 50.2 in 51.1 in
Front Hip Room
51.6 in 52.1 in 49.2 in 50.5 in
Height, Overall
59.3 in 55.7 in 55.0 in 53.7 in
Second Leg Room
35.4 in 34.4 in 32.8 in 33.2 in
Front Shoulder Room
53.6 in 53.8 in 53.9 in 52.8 in
Track Width, Front
57.1 in 58.1 in 56.8 in 57.5 in
Second Head Room
37.6 in 37.6 in 38.0 in 36.9 in
Front Head Room
39.3 in 39.6 in 39.3 in 39.3 in
Width, Max w/o mirrors
66.1 in 67.7 in 66.4 in 66.7 in
Min Ground Clearance
N/A 6.1 in 5.7 in 4.7 in
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
42.0 ft³ - - -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
7.1 ft³ - - -

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