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Overview

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

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

138.0-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

152.0-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

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

Combined MPG
23 0 0 22
Size
174.0" length, 55.7" height 173.0" length, 52.4" height 177.0" length, 58.3" height 169.9" length, 70.4" height
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive

Exterior color

Exterior color

Interior color

Interior color

Dark gray

Black

Oxford White / Lt Graphite

Saddle

Beige

Gray

Transmissions

Transmissions

M/T

5-Speed M/T

M/T

5-Speed M/T

M/T

5-Speed M/T

A/T

5-Speed A/T

Vehicle

EPA Classification
Subcompact Subcompact Compact 2WD Sport Utility

Wheels

Front Wheel Size
17 x 7.0 in 16 x 6.5 in 16 x -TBD- in 16 x -TBD- in
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Size
Compact in 16 x -TBD- in Compact in N/A
Spare Wheel Material
Steel N/A N/A N/A
Rear Wheel Size
17 x 7.0 in 16 x 6.5 in 16 x -TBD- in 16 x -TBD- in
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Steel Steel

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
N/A 90 120 105
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
N/A N/A N/A 440

Engine

Displacement
2.4L/144 2.0L/121 2.0L/122 2.4L/144
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
162 @ 4000 136 @ 4500 146 @ 4250 161 @ 4000
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
161 @ 6000 138 @ 6000 152 @ 6000 166 @ 5800
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4 Gas I4 Gas I4

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
20 MPG 24 MPG 21 MPG 20 MPG
Cruising Range - Hwy
391.50 mi 435.00 mi 443.70 mi 397.50 mi
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
23 MPG N/A N/A 22 MPG
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
27 MPG 30 MPG 29 MPG 25 MPG
Cruising Range - City
290.00 mi 348.00 mi 321.30 mi 318.00 mi
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A N/A N/A
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Estimated Battery Range
N/A N/A N/A N/A
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A N/A N/A

Suspension

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

Brakes

Brake Type
Pwr Pwr Pwr Pwr
Brake ABS System
4-wheel - - 4-Wheel
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes - Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
10.59 x -TBD- in 10.2 x -TBD- in - 11.1 x -TBD- in
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
10.83 x -TBD- in 11.0 x -TBD- in 10.9 x -TBD- in 11.1 x -TBD- in
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
- - Yes -

Fuel Tank

Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
14.5 gal 14.5 gal 15.3 gal 15.9 gal

Steering

Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
36.1 ft 35.8 ft 32.8 ft 34.9 ft
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.15 2.6 3.16 3.3
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.7 13.5 15.2 16.2

Tires

Rear Tire Size
P215/45ZR17 P205/55R16 N/A P215/70R16
Front Tire Size
P215/45ZR17 P205/55R16 N/A P215/70R16
Spare Tire Size
T125/70D17 125/70R16 N/A N/A

Trailering

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
- - N/A 225 lbs
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
N/A - N/A 1500 lbs
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
N/A - N/A 150 lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
- - N/A 1500 lbs

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
2932 lbs 2940 lbs 2922 lbs 3515 lbs

Dimensions

Front Hip Room
53.2 in 51.6 in 53.3 in 55.0 in
Front Head Room
37.6 in 38.0 in 39.6 in 43.3 in
Height, Overall
55.7 in 52.4 in 58.7 in 70.4 in
Second Hip Room
47.3 in 44.7 in 54.1 in 47.6 in
Track Width, Front
59.3 in 58.7 in 60.2 in 62.1 in
Width, Max w/o mirrors
69.1 in 69.3 in 69.4 in 71.6 in
Length, Overall
174.0 in 173.0 in 180.0 in 169.9 in
Cargo Box (Area) Height
- - - N/A
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
- - - 25.1 ft³
Min Ground Clearance
5.2 in N/A 5.8 in 6.9 in
Trunk Volume
12.8 ft³ N/A 11.6 ft³ N/A
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1
- - - N/A
Cargo Volume to Seat 1
- - - 74.6 ft³
Track Width, Rear
59.3 in 58.7 in 60.2 in 62.3 in
Wheelbase
106.3 in 99.6 in 103.7 in 101.4 in
Second Leg Room
33.6 in 29.9 in 36.1 in 39.1 in
Rear Door Opening Width
- - - N/A
Passenger Capacity
5 5 5 4
Front Leg Room
41.6 in 43.0 in 42.2 in 41.0 in
Front Shoulder Room
54.3 in 53.9 in 54.7 in 57.1 in
Second Shoulder Room
50.0 in 50.6 in 54.3 in 52.2 in
Rear Door Opening Height
- - - N/A
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2
- - - N/A
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline
- - - N/A
Passenger Volume
84.7 ft³ 81.9 ft³ 94.8 ft³ 103.6 ft³
Liftover Height
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Second Head Room
36.6 in 34.4 in 36.9 in 38.0 in
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings
- - - N/A
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
- 14.7 ft³ - -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
- N/A - -

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