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Overview

Engine
3.0L Twin-Turbo Inline-6 Gas
Engine
Electric
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
Transmission
Single Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 16 MPG
Hwy: 23 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 150 MPGE
Hwy: 133 MPGE
Fuel Tank Capacity
15.6 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
N/A
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
13 ft³
Trunk Volume
19.8 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
3.0L Twin-Turbo Inline-6 Gas
Electric
Horsepower
473 hp @ 6250 rpm
N/A
Torque
406 lb-ft @ 2650 rpm
N/A
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
Single Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,840 lbs
3,648 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
19 MPG
142 MPGE
City
16 MPG
150 MPGE
Highway
23 MPG
133 MPGE

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.3 Tons/yr
N/A

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
15.6 gallons
N/A
Cruising Range City
249.6 miles
N/A
Cruising Range Highway
358.8 miles
N/A

Battery Range & Charge Times

Battery Size
N/A
50 kWh
Charge Time
N/A
8.5 Hrs Charge Time @ 220/240V

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
189.1 in
184.8 in
Height
56.4 in
56.8 in
Max Width
74.3 in
72.8 in
Front Width
63.7 in
62.2 in
Rear Width
63.2 in
62.2 in
Wheelbase
112.5 in
113.2 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
41.6 in
42.7 in
Front Seat Headroom
40.6 in
40.3 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
56 in
56.3 in
Front Seat Hip Room
N/A
53.4 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
35.6 in
35.2 in
Rear Seat Headroom
37.8 in
37.7 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
54.6 in
54 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
N/A
52.4 in

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
13 ft³
19.8 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
40 ft
38.8 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
18" x 9.5"
18" x 8.5"
Rear Wheel Size
19" x 10.5"
18" x 8.5"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
Double Wishbone
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P275/40YR18
P235/45WR18
Rear Tire
P285/35YR19
P235/45WR18

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Alpine White
  • Sao Paulo Yellow
Pearl White Multi-Coat

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Black Sapphire Metallic
  • Brooklyn Grey Metallic
  • Isle of Man Green Metallic
  • Portimao Blue Metallic
  • Skyscraper Gray Metallic
  • Toronto Red Metallic
  • Aventurin Red Metallic
  • Individual Dravit Grey Metallic
  • Oxide Grey Metallic
  • Tanzanite Blue II Metallic
  • Frozen Brilliant White Metallic
  • Frozen Portimao Blue Metallic
  • Deep Blue Metallic
  • Midnight Silver Metallic
  • Solid Black
  • Red Multi-Coat

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, Extended Merino Leather Seat Upholstery
  • Fiona Red/Black, Extended Merino Leather Upholstery (VA)
  • Fjord Blue/Black, Extended Merino Leather Upholstery (ZA)
  • Ivory White, Extended Merino Leather Upholstery (ZA)
  • Kyalami Orange/Black, Extended Merino Leather Seat Upholstery
  • Silverstone/Black, Extended Merino Leather Seat Upholstery
  • Tartufo, Extended Merino Leather Upholstery (VA)
  • Yas Marina Blue/Black, Extended Merino Leather Seat Upholstery
  • Black, Premium Seat Trim
  • White/Black, Premium Seat Trim

Optional Interior Materials

  • Black, Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Fiona Red/Black, Full Merino Leather Upholstery (VB)
  • Fjord Blue/Black, Full Merino Leather Upholstery (ZB)
  • Ivory White, Full Merino Leather Upholstery (ZB)
  • Kyalami Orange/Black, Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Silverstone/Black, Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Tartufo/Black, Full Merino Leather Upholstery (VB)
  • Yas Marina Blue/Black, Full Merino Leather Upholstery
N/A

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Standard
Not Available
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Hard Disk Drive Media Storage
Standard
Standard
Premium Sound System
Standard
Not Available
Satellite Radio
Standard
Not Available
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Standard
WiFi Hotspot
Not Available
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
Entertainment System
Not Available
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Not Available
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Not Available
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Standard
Woodgrain Interior Trim
Optional
Standard
Sun/Moonroof
Standard
Standard

Comfort

Head-Up Display
Optional
Not Available
Navigation System
Standard
Standard
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Not Available
Standard
Automatic Parking
Optional
Optional
Climate Control
Standard
Standard
Cooled Front Seat(s)
Optional
Not Available
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Hands-Free Liftgate
Standard
Not Available
Heated Front Seat(s)
Standard
Standard
Heated Steering Wheel
Optional
Not Available
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Standard
Standard
Power Driver Seat
Standard
Standard
Power Passenger Seat
Standard
Standard
Remote Trunk Release
Not Available
Standard
Seat Memory
Standard
Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener
Standard
Not Available
Rear A/C
Standard
Not Available
Keyless Start
Standard
Standard
Telematics
Standard
Not Available

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert
Not Available
Standard
Rear Parking Aid
Standard
Standard
Blind Spot Monitor
Standard
Standard
Lane Departure Warning
Standard
Standard
Lane Keeping Assist
Not Available
Standard
ABS
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
8 Years / 100,000 Miles
Maintenance
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
N/A
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
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