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Overview

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

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

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

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Combined MPG
24 25 -
Size
168.4" length, 56.5" height 175.8" length, 54.8" height -
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive -

Exterior color

Exterior color

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Interior color

Interior color

Red

Ivory

Vanilla

Rotor Gray w / Anthracite

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Transmissions

Transmissions

M/T

6-Speed M/T

7-Speed A/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

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Vehicle

EPA Classification
Compact Cars Subcompact Cars -

Wheels

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum -
Spare Wheel Material
N/A Steel -
Rear Wheel Size
19 X 8 in 18 X 8 in -
Spare Wheel Size
N/A Compact in -
Front Wheel Size
19 X 8 in 18 X 8 in -

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
480 320 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
140 140 -

Engine

SAE Net Torque @ RPM
280 @ 1800 280 @ 1900 -
Displacement
2.0 L/121 2.0 L/121 -
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
292 @ 5400 292 @ 5400 -

Mileage

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
24 MPG 25 MPG -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A -
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
21 MPG 22 MPG -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
29 MPG 28 MPG -
Cruising Range - Hwy
420.50 mi 406.00 mi -
Cruising Range - City
304.50 mi 319.00 mi -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A -

Suspension

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

Brakes

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

Fuel Tank

Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A -
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
14.5 gal 14.5 gal -

Steering

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
N/A N/A -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A N/A -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
35.8 ft 36.1 ft -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
N/A N/A -
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion -

Tires

Rear Tire Size
P235/35YR19 P225/40YR18 -
Spare Tire Size
N/A Compact -
Front Tire Size
P235/35YR19 P225/40YR18 -

Trailering

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

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
3300 lbs 3462 lbs -

Dimensions

Passenger Volume
93.5 ft³ N/A -
Length, Overall
168.4 in 175.8 in -
Track Width, Front
60.7 in 61.1 in -
Passenger Capacity
5 5 -
Second Shoulder Room
53.9 in 53 in -
Front Head Room
38.4 in 39.6 in -
Front Hip Room
N/A N/A -
Min Ground Clearance
4.8 in N/A -
Height, Overall
56.5 in 54.8 in -
Front Shoulder Room
55.9 in 54.8 in -
Liftover Height
N/A N/A -
Second Head Room
38.1 in 36.4 in -
Wheelbase
103.5 in 103.6 in -
Second Leg Room
35.6 in 35.1 in -
Second Hip Room
N/A N/A -
Track Width, Rear
59.7 in 60.1 in -
Front Leg Room
41.2 in 41.2 in -
Width, Max w/o mirrors
70.8 in 70.7 in -
Trunk Volume
N/A 10 ft³ -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
52.7 ft³ - -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
22.8 ft³ - -

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