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Overview

Engine
2.5L Inline-4 Plug-in Hybrid
Engine
1.5L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
N/A
Fuel Economy
City: 28 MPG
Hwy: 36 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
11.2 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
N/A
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.5L Inline-4 Plug-in Hybrid
1.5L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
165 hp @ 6250 rpm
158 hp
Torque
155 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
184 lb-ft
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,870 lbs
3,175 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity
1,500 lbs
N/A

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
41 MPG
31 MPG
City
N/A
28 MPG
Highway
N/A
36 MPG

Emissions

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

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
11.2 gallons
N/A

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
180.5 in
N/A
Height
66.1 in
N/A
Max Width
74.1 in
N/A
Front Width
62.4 in
N/A
Rear Width
61.8 in
N/A
Wheelbase
106.7 in
N/A

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42.4 in
N/A
Front Seat Headroom
40 in
N/A
Front Seat Shoulder Room
57.6 in
N/A
Front Seat Hip Room
55.2 in
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
38.9 in
N/A
Rear Seat Headroom
39.3 in
N/A
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
56 in
N/A
Rear Seat Hip Room
53.3 in
N/A

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
60.8 ft³
N/A
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
34.4 ft³
N/A
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
34.4 ft³
N/A

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
18" x 7"
17" x 7"
Rear Wheel Size
18" x 7"
17" x 7"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
Strut
Rear Suspension
Short And Long Arm
Torsion Beam

Tires

Front Tire
P225/60HR18
P215/55HR17
Rear Tire
P225/60HR18
P215/55HR17
Spare Tire
N/A
Compact

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Agate Black
  • Antimatter Blue Metallic
  • Bronze Fire Metallic
  • Carbonized Gray Metallic
  • Desert Gold Metallic
  • Iconic Silver Metallic
  • Oxford White
  • Velocity Blue Metallic
  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Dusk Blue Metallic
  • Platinum Gray Metallic
  • Pure White
  • Pyrite Silver Metallic

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Rapid Red Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
  • Star White Metallic Tri-Coat
N/A

Standard Interior Materials

N/A
  • Gray/Black, Cloth Seating Surfaces

Features and Options

Infotainment

Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Satellite Radio
Standard
Not Available
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Standard
WiFi Hotspot
Standard
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard

Comfort

Navigation System
Standard
Not Available
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Power Liftgate
Optional
Not Available
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Standard
Optional
Climate Control
Standard
Not Available
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Heated Steering Wheel
Not Available
Optional
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Standard
Not Available
Power Driver Seat
Optional
Not Available
Remote Engine Start
Standard
Not Available
Remote Trunk Release
Optional
Not Available
Keyless Start
Standard
Standard
Telematics
Standard
Not Available

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert
Standard
Standard
Rear Parking Aid
Optional
Not Available
Blind Spot Monitor
Standard
Standard
Lane Departure Warning
Standard
Optional
Lane Keeping Assist
Standard
Optional
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
Not Available
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
7 Years / 100,000 Miles
Drivetrain
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Hybrid/Electric Components
8 Years / 100,000 Miles
N/A
Roadside Assistance
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Maintenance
N/A
2 Years / 20,000 Miles
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