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Overview

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

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

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

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

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

Combined MPG
27 23 25 25
Size
168" length, 57.8" height 180.9" length, 58.1" height 175.8" length, 54.8" height 178.5" length, 57.7" height
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive

Exterior color

Exterior color

Interior color

Interior color

Black / Copper

Carbon Black

Ivory

Vanilla

Rotor Gray w / Anthracite

Charcoal Black / Performance Blue

Charcoal Black

Charcoal Black / Tangerine Scream

Medium pebble

Black / Steel Grey

Transmissions

Transmissions

M/T

6-Speed M/T

M/T

6-Speed M/T

7-Speed A/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

M/T

6-Speed M/T

Vehicle

EPA Classification
Compact Cars Compact Cars Subcompact Cars Midsize Cars

Wheels

Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Size
Compact in Compact in Compact in Full-Size in
Rear Wheel Size
18 X 7.5 in 17 X 8 in 18 X 8 in 18 X 7 in
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Front Wheel Size
18 X 7.5 in 17 X 8 in 18 X 8 in 18 X 7 in

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
480 N/A 320 590
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
140 N/A 140 N/A

Engine

Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded H-4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Displacement
2.0 L/121 2.0 L/122 2.0 L/121 2.0 L/122
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
258 @ 1500 258 @ 2000 280 @ 1900 270 @ 2500
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
228 @ 4700 268 @ 5600 292 @ 5400 252 @ 5500

Mileage

Cruising Range - Hwy
422.40 mi 429.30 mi 406.00 mi 384.40 mi
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
27 MPG 23 MPG 25 MPG 25 MPG
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Cruising Range - City
316.80 mi 333.90 mi 319.00 mi 272.80 mi
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A N/A N/A
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
32 MPG 27 MPG 28 MPG 31 MPG
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
24 MPG 21 MPG 22 MPG 22 MPG
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Estimated Battery Range
N/A N/A N/A N/A

Suspension

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

Brakes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
13.4 in 12.4 in 13.4 in 12.6 in
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.2 in 11.3 in 12.2 in 10.7 in
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel 4-Wheel 4-Wheel

Fuel Tank

Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
13.2 gal 15.9 gal 14.5 gal 12.4 gal

Steering

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
35.8 ft 35.4 ft 36.1 ft 37.4 ft
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion

Tires

Rear Tire Size
P225/40HR18 P235/45WR17 P225/40YR18 P235/40YR18
Front Tire Size
P225/40HR18 P235/45WR17 P225/40YR18 P235/40YR18
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact Compact Full-Size

Trailering

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

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
3062 lbs 3272 lbs 3462 lbs 3223 lbs

Dimensions

Front Shoulder Room
55.9 in 55.6 in 54.8 in 55.6 in
Front Leg Room
41.2 in 43.3 in 41.2 in 41.9 in
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
17.4 ft³ - - 23.8 ft³
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
53.7 ft³ - - 44.8 ft³
Second Head Room
38.1 in 37.1 in 36.4 in 37.9 in
Second Leg Room
35.6 in 35.4 in 35.1 in 33.4 in
Track Width, Front
60.6 in 60.2 in 61.1 in 61.2 in
Front Hip Room
N/A 52.1 in N/A 53.9 in
Min Ground Clearance
5.1 in 4.9 in N/A N/A
Height, Overall
57.8 in 58.1 in 54.8 in 58.4 in
Second Hip Room
N/A 53.1 in N/A 52.8 in
Passenger Capacity
5 5 5 5
Width, Max w/o mirrors
70.8 in 70.7 in 70.7 in 71.7 in
Passenger Volume
93.5 ft³ 96.6 ft³ N/A 90.7 ft³
Length, Overall
168 in 180.9 in 175.8 in 171.7 in
Wheelbase
103.6 in 104.3 in 103.6 in 104.3 in
Trunk Volume
N/A 12 ft³ 10 ft³ N/A
Front Head Room
38.4 in 39.8 in 39.6 in 39.1 in
Liftover Height
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Track Width, Rear
59.7 in 60.6 in 60.1 in 60.4 in
Second Shoulder Room
53.9 in 54.2 in 53 in 52.6 in

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