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Overview

Door
2-door 2-door -
Seats
5 2 -
Engine

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

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

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Combined MPG
0 0 -
Size
163.3" length, 56.7" height 155.3" length, 48.4" height -
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive -

Exterior color

Exterior color

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Interior color

Interior color

Slate Blue

Mocha

Medium Tan

Cordovan

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Transmissions

Transmissions

M/T

5-Speed M/T

A/T

4-Speed A/T

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Vehicle

EPA Classification
Compact Two Seater -

Wheels

Rear Wheel Size
15 x 6 in 14 x 5.5 in -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy -
Spare Wheel Material
N/A Steel -
Spare Wheel Size
15 x 6 in 14 x 4 in -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy -
Front Wheel Size
15 x 6 in 14 x 5.5 in -

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
90 70 -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
N/A N/A -

Engine

Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4 -
Displacement
2.0L/121 1.8L/112 -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
122 @ 2600 119 @ 5000 -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
115 @ 5200 140 @ 6500 -

Mileage

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
N/A N/A -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
24 MPG 23 MPG -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A -
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
31 MPG 28 MPG -
Cruising Range - Hwy
449.50 mi 355.60 mi -
Cruising Range - City
348.00 mi 292.10 mi -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A -
Estimated Battery Range
N/A N/A -

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
MacPherson Strut w/Coil Springs -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Torsion Beam w/Coil Springs -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Double Wishbone -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Double Wishbone -

Brakes

Brake Type
Pwr-Assisted Power -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
9.1 x 0.35 in 9.90 x -TBD- in -
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A -
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.3 x 0.98 in 10.00 x -TBD- in -
Brake ABS System
Four-Wheel - -

Fuel Tank

Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A -
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
14.5 gal 12.7 gal -

Steering

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
35.1 ft 30.2 ft -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A N/A -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.8 15 -
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable pwr assist -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.2 2.7 -

Tires

Spare Tire Size
P195/65HR15 T117/70D14 -
Rear Tire Size
P195/65HR15 P185/60HR14 -
Front Tire Size
P195/65HR15 P185/60HR14 -

Trailering

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

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
2762 lbs 2381 lbs -

Dimensions

Liftover Height
N/A N/A -
Front Shoulder Room
53.7 in 49.7 in -
Second Hip Room
N/A N/A -
Track Width, Front
59.6 in 55.7 in -
Width, Max w/o mirrors
68.3 in 66.0 in -
Front Head Room
37.1 in 37.1 in -
Second Leg Room
33.3 in N/A -
Second Head Room
36.5 in N/A -
Wheelbase
98.9 in 89.2 in -
Track Width, Rear
58.8 in 56.7 in -
Passenger Capacity
5 2 -
Height, Overall
56.7 in 48.4 in -
Passenger Volume
85 ft³ 46 ft³ -
Second Shoulder Room
52.7 in N/A -
Length, Overall
163.3 in 155.3 in -
Min Ground Clearance
3.9 in 4.0 in -
Front Hip Room
N/A N/A -
Front Leg Room
41.3 in 42.8 in -
Trunk Volume
N/A 5.1 ft³ -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
18.0 ft³ - -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
N/A - -

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