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$19,895
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$16,775
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Overview

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

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

160.0-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Flex Fuel Capability)

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

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Combined MPG
29 31 -
Size
167.5" length, 57.2" height 178.5" length, 57.7" height -
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive -

Exterior color

Exterior color

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Interior color

Interior color

Crema

Black / Blue

Charcoal Black

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Transmissions

Transmissions

M/T

5-Speed M/T

6-Speed A/T

M/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

5-Speed M/T

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Vehicle

EPA Classification
Compact Cars Compact Cars -

Wheels

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel -
Rear Wheel Size
15 X 6 in 15 X 5.5 in -
Spare Wheel Size
Compact in Compact in -
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel -
Front Wheel Size
15 X 6 in 15 X 5.5 in -

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
480 590 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
140 N/A -

Engine

SAE Net Torque @ RPM
184 @ 1600 146 @ 4450 -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
170 @ 4500 160 @ 6500 -
Displacement
1.8 L/110 2.0 L/122 -
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4 -

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
25 MPG 25 MPG -
Cruising Range - Hwy
475.20 mi 421.60 mi -
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
29 MPG 28 MPG -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A -
Cruising Range - City
330.00 mi 310.00 mi -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
36 MPG 34 MPG -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A -

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Short And Long Arm -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Short And Long Arm -

Brakes

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
10.7 in 9 in -
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes N/A -
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc Front Disc/Rear Drum -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
N/A Yes -
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.3 in 10.9 in -
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel -

Fuel Tank

Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A -
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
13.2 gal 12.4 gal -

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
N/A N/A -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A N/A -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
N/A N/A -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
35.8 ft 36 ft -

Tires

Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact -
Rear Tire Size
P195/65HR15 P195/65HR15 -
Front Tire Size
P195/65HR15 P195/65HR15 -

Trailering

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

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
2963 lbs 2935 lbs -

Dimensions

Wheelbase
103.8 in 104.3 in -
Width, Max w/o mirrors
70.8 in 71.8 in -
Passenger Volume
93.5 ft³ 90.7 ft³ -
Track Width, Rear
59.8 in 60.4 in -
Front Hip Room
N/A 53.9 in -
Second Shoulder Room
53.9 in 53.7 in -
Front Head Room
38.4 in 38.3 in -
Trunk Volume
N/A 13.2 ft³ -
Second Head Room
38.1 in 38 in -
Liftover Height
N/A N/A -
Second Leg Room
35.6 in 33.2 in -
Track Width, Front
61 in 61.2 in -
Height, Overall
57.2 in 57.7 in -
Front Leg Room
41.2 in 41.9 in -
Front Shoulder Room
55.9 in 55.6 in -
Min Ground Clearance
5.4 in N/A -
Second Hip Room
N/A 52.7 in -
Length, Overall
167.5 in 178.5 in -
Passenger Capacity
5 5 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
22.8 ft³ - -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
52.7 ft³ - -

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