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4dr Auto 2.0XT Premium
$27,995
Starting MSRP
$49,800
Starting MSRP
FWD 4dr LE (Natl)
$23,550
Starting MSRP
2WD 4dr Auto S
$26,255
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Overview

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

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

154.0-hp, -liter, Electric Motor(Electric Fuel System)

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

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

Combined MPG
25 0 26 23
Size
180.9" length, 68.2" height 180.1" length, 66.3" height 179.9" length, 65.4" height 174.5" length, 67.1" height
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive

Exterior color

Exterior color

Interior color

Interior color

Black

Dark charcoal

Dark Gray

Black

Black

Transmissions

Transmissions

CVT Transmission

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

1-Speed A/T

A/T

6-Speed A/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

6-Speed A/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

Vehicle

EPA Classification
Small SUV 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle - 2WD Small SUV 2WD Small SUV 2WD

Wheels

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel N/A Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Size
Compact in N/A Compact in Compact in
Rear Wheel Size
18 X 7 in 17 x -TBD- in 17 X 6.5 in 16 X 6.5 in
Front Wheel Size
18 X 7 in 17 x -TBD- in 17 X 6.5 in 16 X 6.5 in
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Steel Aluminum

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
N/A N/A 550 280
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
N/A N/A N/A 140

Engine

Displacement
2.0 L/122 N/A 2.5 L/152 2.0 L/121
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
258 @ 2000 273 172 @ 4100 207 @ 1700
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
250 @ 5600 154 @ 2800 176 @ 6000 200 @ 5100
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded H-4 Electric Regular Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4

Mileage

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
25 MPG N/A 26 MPG 23 MPG
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
28 MPG N/A 31 MPG 26 MPG
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
23 MPG N/A 24 MPG 21 MPG
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Cruising Range - Hwy
445.20 mi N/A 492.90 mi 439.40 mi
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Cruising Range - City
365.70 mi N/A 381.60 mi 354.90 mi
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A N/A N/A

Suspension

Suspension Type - Rear
Double Wishbone Double-wishbone Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut N/A Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Double Wishbone N/A Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut MacPherson strut Strut Strut

Brakes

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc Pwr 4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.4 in N/A 10.8 in 12.3 in
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
10.9 in N/A 11.2 in 11.1 in

Fuel Tank

Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
15.9 gal N/A 15.9 gal 16.9 gal

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
34.8 ft 34.8 ft 34.7 ft 39 ft

Tires

Front Tire Size
P225/55HR18 P225/65R17 P225/65HR17 P215/65HR16
Rear Tire Size
P225/55HR18 P225/65R17 P225/65HR17 P215/65HR16
Spare Tire Size
Compact N/A Compact Compact

Trailering

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
150 lbs N/A 150 lbs 220 lbs
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
1500 lbs N/A 1500 lbs 2200 lbs
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
150 lbs N/A 150 lbs 220 lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
1500 lbs N/A 1500 lbs 2200 lbs
Maximum Trailering Capacity
1500 lbs N/A 1500 lbs 2200 lbs

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
3624 lbs 4032 lbs 3435 lbs 3404 lbs
Curb Weight - Front
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Option Weight
0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs
Curb Weight
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Curb Weight - Rear
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Maximum Payload Capacity
N/A N/A N/A N/A

Dimensions

Front Shoulder Room
57 in 57.1 in 57.3 in 56.2 in
Second Head Room
37.5 in 39.7 in 38.9 in 39 in
Height, Overall
68.2 in 66.3 in 65.4 in 67.1 in
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2
37.1 in N/A N/A N/A
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1
71.9 in N/A N/A N/A
Passenger Capacity
5 5 5 5
Passenger Volume
103.3 ft³ 108.2 ft³ 101.9 ft³ 95.4 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
31.5 ft³ N/A 38.4 ft³ 23.8 ft³
Cargo Box (Area) Height
31.9 in N/A N/A N/A
Length, Overall
180.9 in 180.1 in 179.9 in 174.5 in
Second Hip Room
53 in 52.4 in 48.9 in N/A
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Track Width, Rear
61.1 in 61.4 in 61.8 in 61.9 in
Second Shoulder Room
56.5 in 55.3 in 55.4 in 55 in
Width, Max w/o mirrors
70.7 in 71.5 in 72.6 in 71.2 in
Track Width, Front
60.9 in 61.4 in 61.8 in 61.8 in
Front Head Room
40 in 40.8 in 39.8 in 39.1 in
Rear Door Opening Height
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline
45.9 in N/A N/A N/A
Front Hip Room
53.9 in 53.8 in 54.3 in N/A
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings
42.2 in N/A N/A N/A
Front Leg Room
43 in 41.8 in 42.6 in 40.1 in
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
31.5 ft³ 37.2 ft³ 38.4 ft³ 23.8 ft³
Wheelbase
103.9 in 104.7 in 104.7 in 102.5 in
Rear Door Opening Width
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Liftover Height
28.6 in N/A N/A N/A
Cargo Volume to Seat 1
68.5 ft³ 73.0 ft³ 73.4 ft³ 56.1 ft³
Second Leg Room
38 in 38.3 in 37.2 in 35.8 in
Min Ground Clearance
8.7 in 5.9 in 6.3 in 6.9 in

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