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Overview

Engine
2.4-liter Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
6-Speed Automatic (+$1,500)
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 23 MPG
Hwy: 32 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 22 MPG
Hwy: 29 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
13.5 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
15.3 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
7 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.4-liter Inline-4 Gas
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
180 hp @ 6400 rpm
184 hp @ 4400 rpm
Torque
175 lb-ft @ 3900 rpm
221 lb-ft @ 1600 rpm
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
6-Speed Automatic (+$1,500)
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
36.3 ft
37.7 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Steel Wheels
N/A
Front Wheel Size
16" x 6.5"
17" x 7"
Rear Wheel Size
16" x 6.5"
17" x 7"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
Strut
Rear Suspension
Strut
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P215/65HR16
P215/65HR17
Rear Tire
P215/65HR16
P215/65HR17
Spare Tire
N/A
Compact

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
26 MPG
25 MPG
City
23 MPG
22 MPG
Highway
32 MPG
29 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.8 Tons/yr
7.1 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
13.5 gallons
15.3 gallons
Cruising Range City
310.5 miles
336.6 miles
Cruising Range Highway
432 miles
443.7 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
173 in
185.1 in
Height
64.6 in
66.3 in
Max Width
73.8 in
72.4 in
Front Width
60.7 in
62.2 in
Rear Width
60.3 in
61.8 in
Wheelbase
103.8 in
109.8 in
Ground Clearance
7.8 in
7.9 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
7 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
41.8 in
40.2 in
Front Seat Headroom
39.2 in
39.6 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
56.7 in
57 in
Front Seat Hip Room
54.1 in
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
38.3 in
36.5 in
Rear Seat Headroom
38.5 in
39.1 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
55.1 in
55.9 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
49.2 in
N/A
Third Row Leg Room
N/A
27.9 in
Third Row Headroom
N/A
33.8 in
Third Row Shoulder Room
N/A
47.8 in

Weight and Trailing

Curb Weight
3,184 lbs
3,777 lbs
Maximum Trailering Capacity
1,000 lbs
1,500 lbs

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
59.8 ft³
65.7 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
27.2 ft³
33 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
27.2 ft³
12 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Spitfire Orange Clearcoat
  • Velvet Red Pearl Coat
  • White Clearcoat
  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Platinum Gray Metallic
  • Pure White
  • Pyrite Silver Metallic
  • Silk Blue Metallic

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Billet Silver Metallic Clearcoat
  • Diamond Black Crystal Pearlcoat
  • Granite Crystal Metallic Clearcoat
  • Jazz Blue Pearlcoat
  • Laser Blue Pearlcoat
  • Olive Green Pearlcoat
  • Redline Pearlcoat
N/A

Standard Interior Materials

N/A
  • Storm Gray, Cloth Seating Surfaces
  • Titan Black, Cloth Seating Surfaces

Features and Options

Infotainment

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

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Not Available
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Optional
Not Available
Premium Synthetic Seats
Not Available
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Not Available
Standard

Comfort

Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Optional
Not Available
Climate Control
Standard
Not Available
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Heated Front Seat(s)
Optional
Not Available
Heated Steering Wheel
Optional
Not Available
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Standard
Not Available
Power Driver Seat
Optional
Not Available
Power Passenger Seat
Optional
Not Available
Keyless Start
Standard
Not Available
Telematics
Not Available
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

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

US NHTSA crash test result

Overall Rating
N/A
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A
Side Crash Rating
Rollover Rating

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
Roadside Assistance
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Maintenance
N/A
2 Years / Unlimited Miles