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Overview

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

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

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

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Combined MPG
23 26 -
Size
180.9" length, 58.1" height 168" length, 57.8" height -
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive -

Exterior color

Exterior color

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Interior color

Interior color

Carbon Black

Black / Copper

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Transmissions

Transmissions

M/T

6-Speed M/T

M/T

6-Speed M/T

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Vehicle

EPA Classification
Compact Cars Compact Cars -

Wheels

Spare Wheel Size
Compact in Compact in -
Rear Wheel Size
17 X 8 in 18 X 7.5 in -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum -
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel -
Front Wheel Size
17 X 8 in 18 X 7.5 in -

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
N/A 140 -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
N/A 480 -

Engine

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
268 @ 5600 228 @ 4700 -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
258 @ 2000 258 @ 1500 -
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded H-4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 -
Displacement
2.0 L/122 2.0 L/121 -

Mileage

Cruising Range - City
318.00 mi 303.60 mi -
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
23 MPG 26 MPG -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
20 MPG 23 MPG -
Estimated Battery Range
N/A N/A -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
27 MPG 30 MPG -
Cruising Range - Hwy
429.30 mi 396.00 mi -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A -

Suspension

Suspension Type - Rear
Double Wishbone Multi-Link -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Multi-Link -
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut -

Brakes

Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
N/A N/A -
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc -
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A -
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.4 in 13.4 in -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.3 in 12.2 in -

Fuel Tank

Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A -
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
15.9 gal 13.2 gal -

Steering

Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A N/A -
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
N/A N/A -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
N/A N/A -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
35.4 ft 35.8 ft -

Tires

Front Tire Size
P235/45WR17 P225/40HR18 -
Rear Tire Size
P235/45WR17 P225/40HR18 -
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact -

Trailering

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

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
3294 lbs 3133 lbs -

Dimensions

Second Head Room
37.1 in 38.1 in -
Passenger Volume
96.6 ft³ 93.5 ft³ -
Second Hip Room
53.1 in N/A -
Trunk Volume
12 ft³ N/A -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
- 17.4 ft³ -
Track Width, Rear
60.6 in 59.7 in -
Second Shoulder Room
54.2 in 53.9 in -
Min Ground Clearance
4.9 in 5.1 in -
Front Hip Room
52.1 in N/A -
Second Leg Room
35.4 in 35.6 in -
Length, Overall
180.9 in 168 in -
Track Width, Front
60.2 in 60.6 in -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
- 53.7 ft³ -
Front Head Room
39.8 in 38.4 in -
Front Shoulder Room
55.6 in 55.9 in -
Passenger Capacity
5 5 -
Front Leg Room
43.3 in 41.2 in -
Width, Max w/o mirrors
70.7 in 70.8 in -
Liftover Height
N/A N/A -
Height, Overall
58.1 in 57.8 in -
Wheelbase
104.3 in 103.6 in -

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