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Overview

Door
4-door 4-door 2-door 4-door
Seats
5 5 5 5
Engine

250.0-hp, 2.5-liter, 5 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

140.0-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Diesel Fuel)

170.0-hp, 2.5-liter, 5 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

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

Combined MPG
23 34 24 26
Size
182.2" length, 58.4" height 165.4" length, 58.2" height 165.8" length, 58.2" height 185.2" length, 56.5" height
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive

Exterior color

Exterior color

Interior color

Interior color

Charcoal / Off-Black

Soft Beige

Pastel Pebble Beige

Platinum / Sabre Black

Gray

Black

Light Gray

Transmissions

Transmissions

6-Speed A/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

M/T

6-Speed M/T

M/T

5-Speed M/T

CVT Transmission

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

Vehicle

EPA Classification
Compact Compact Cars Compact Compact

Wheels

Front Wheel Size
17 x 7 in 17 X 7.5 in 15 x 6 in 17 x 8.0 in
Rear Wheel Size
17 x 7 in 17 X 7.5 in 15 x 6 in 17 x 8.0 in
Spare Wheel Size
N/A Full-Size in Compact in N/A
Spare Wheel Material
N/A Steel Steel Alloy
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Steel Alloy
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Steel Alloy

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
N/A 140 140 280
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
N/A 480 N/A N/A

Engine

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
250 @ 5000 140 @ 4000 170 @ 5700 211 @ 5300-6000
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
266 @ 1800-4800 236 @ 1750 177 @ 4250 258 @ 1500-4200
Engine Type
Turbocharged Gas I5 Intercooled Turbo Diesel I-4 Gas I5 Gas I4
Displacement
2.5L/154 2.0 L/120 2.5L/151 2.0L/121

Mileage

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
23 MPG 34 MPG 24 MPG 26 MPG
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A N/A N/A
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A N/A N/A
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A N/A N/A
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
30 MPG 42 MPG 30 MPG 30 MPG
Cruising Range - Hwy
534.00 mi 609.00 mi 435.00 mi 516.00 mi
Cruising Range - City
356.00 mi 435.00 mi 304.50 mi 395.60 mi
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
20 MPG 30 MPG 21 MPG 23 MPG

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
N/A Strut MacPherson Strut w/Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Strut Independent 4-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
N/A Multi-Link Multilink w/Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Multilink Multi-Link Independent Trapezoidal Link

Brakes

Brake Type
Pwr 4-Wheel Disc Pwr Pwr
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
N/A 10.7 in 10.24 x 0.47 in 11.3 x 0.47 in
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
N/A 11.3 in 11.34 x 0.98 in 12.6 x 1.18 in
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
N/A N/A - -

Fuel Tank

Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
17.8 gal 14.5 gal 14.5 gal 17.2 gal

Steering

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.0 N/A N/A 16.3
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
39.0 ft 35.8 ft 35.7 ft 37.4 ft
Steering Type
Pwr Speed Sensitive Rack-Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion Servotronic

Tires

Front Tire Size
P235/45R17 P225/45HR17 195/65HR15 P245/45R17
Rear Tire Size
P235/45R17 P225/45HR17 195/65HR15 P245/45R17
Spare Tire Size
N/A Full-Size N/A Compact

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
3307 lbs N/A - N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
331 lbs N/A - N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
3307 lbs N/A - -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
496 lbs N/A - -

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
3548 lbs 3074 lbs 3072 lbs 3527 lbs

Dimensions

Track Width, Front
62.1 in 60.7 in 60.6 in 61.6 in
Passenger Volume
92 ft³ 92.9 ft³ 94.0 ft³ 91 ft³
Second Head Room
37.4 in 38.5 in 38.5 in 37.5 in
Front Hip Room
54.9 in N/A N/A N/A
Length, Overall
182.2 in 165.4 in 165.8 in 185.2 in
Second Leg Room
33.5 in 35.5 in 35.3 in 34.3 in
Liftover Height
N/A N/A N/A 26.5 in
Trunk Volume
12.0 ft³ N/A N/A 12.0 ft³
Front Shoulder Room
57.0 in 54.7 in 54.7 in 55.5 in
Min Ground Clearance
N/A 5.4 in 5.4 in 4.2 in
Wheelbase
109.3 in 101.5 in 101.5 in 110.6 in
Width, Max w/o mirrors
73.4 in 70.3 in 69.3 in 71.9 in
Front Leg Room
41.9 in 41.2 in 41.2 in 41.3 in
Track Width, Rear
62.0 in 59.6 in 59.8 in 61.1 in
Second Hip Room
53.5 in N/A N/A N/A
Second Shoulder Room
55.2 in 52.8 in 54.6 in 54.3 in
Passenger Capacity
5 5 5 5
Front Head Room
38.3 in 39.3 in 39.3 in 40.0 in
Height, Overall
58.4 in 58.2 in 58.2 in 56.2 in
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
- 46 ft³ N/A -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
- 15.2 ft³ 15.1 ft³ -

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