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Overview

Door
2-door 4-door 0-door 2-door
Seats
5 5 5
Engine

155.0-hp, 2.2-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

140.0-hp, 2.2-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

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115.0-hp, 2.2-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

Combined MPG
27 0 0 0
Size
179.8" length, 55.6" height 185.0" length, 56.0" height " length, " height 180.7" length, 53.0" height
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive

Exterior color

Exterior color

Interior color

Interior color

Ebony

Light Gray

Taupe

Taupe

Graphite

Pewter Gray

Transmissions

Transmissions

M/T

A/T

5-Speed M/T

4-Speed A/T

M/T

5-Speed M/T

3-Speed A/T

M/T

A/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

Wheels

Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel - Steel
Rear Wheel Size
15 x -TBD- in 15 x -TBD- in - 14 x 6 in
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel - Steel
Front Wheel Size
15 x -TBD- in 15 x -TBD- in - 14 x 6 in
Spare Wheel Size
N/A N/A - 14 x 4 in
Spare Wheel Material
N/A N/A - Steel

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
N/A N/A - 525
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
N/A 105 - 105

Engine

Displacement
2.2L/134 2.2L/134 - 2.2L/133
Engine Type
Gas 4-Cyl Gas 4-cyl - Gas L4
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
150 @ 4900 145 @ 4000 - 135 @ 3600
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
155 @ 6100 140 @ 5600 - 115 @ 5000

Mileage

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
29 MPG N/A - N/A
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A - N/A
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
25 MPG 26 MPG - 24 MPG
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A - N/A
Cruising Range - City
325.00 mi 338.00 mi - 360.00 mi
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A - N/A
Estimated Battery Range
N/A N/A - N/A
Cruising Range - Hwy
481.00 mi 455.00 mi - 510.00 mi
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
37 MPG 35 MPG - 34 MPG

Suspension

Suspension Type - Rear
Semi-Independent Semi-indep Torsion - Trailing Axle
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Independent Strut - MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
- w/Stabilizer Bar - w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Torsion Beam w/Stabilizer Bar - w/Coil Springs

Brakes

Brake Type
Power Power - Power
Brake ABS System
- - - 4-Wheel
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A - N/A
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
10.7 x 0.94 in 10.1 x -TBD- in - 10.2 x 0.79 in
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes - Yes
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes - Yes

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
13 gal 13 gal - 15.0 gal
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A - N/A

Steering

Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A N/A - N/A
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
33.5 ft 35.4 ft - 35.6 ft
Steering Type
Power Pwr - Power Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.6 16.6 - 14.7
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.6 3.5 - 2.6

Tires

Spare Tire Size
N/A N/A - T115/70D14
Front Tire Size
P195/60R15 P195/60R15 - P195/70R14
Rear Tire Size
P195/60R15 P195/60R15 - P195/70R14

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
N/A 1000 lbs - -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
N/A 120 lbs - -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
N/A - - -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
N/A - - -

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
2752 lbs 2752 lbs - 2584 lbs

Dimensions

Passenger Volume
83.0 ft³ 93.0 ft³ - 87.2 ft³
Liftover Height
N/A N/A - 26.1 in
Second Shoulder Room
49.3 in 52.8 in - 54.9 in
Width, Max w/o mirrors
67.5 in 67.2 in - 68.7 in
Front Hip Room
49.4 in 49.5 in - 50.0 in
Height, Overall
55.6 in 57.4 in - 53.0 in
Front Leg Room
42.0 in 42.2 in - 41.9 in
Length, Overall
179.8 in 184.5 in - 180.7 in
Trunk Volume
13.9 ft³ 14.7 ft³ - 13.2 ft³
Track Width, Front
58.7 in 58.8 in - 57.6 in
Front Shoulder Room
53.1 in 53.7 in - 53.9 in
Front Head Room
38.1 in 40.0 in - 37.6 in
Track Width, Rear
58.1 in 58.4 in - 56.4 in
Second Leg Room
32.2 in 33.3 in - 32.7 in
Passenger Capacity
5 5 - 5
Second Hip Room
46.3 in 48.6 in - 49.5 in
Wheelbase
103.5 in 103.2 in - 104.1 in
Second Head Room
35.7 in 37.0 in - 36.6 in
Min Ground Clearance
5.4 in N/A - 5.7 in

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