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Overview

Engine
2.0L Inline-4 Gas
2.4L Twincharged (+$545)
Engine
2.5L Flat 4 Gas
Transmission
5-Speed Manual
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT) (+$1,350)
6-Speed Automatic (+$1,450)
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 23 MPG
Hwy: 30 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 26 MPG
Hwy: 33 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
13.6 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
16.6 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.0L Inline-4 Gas
2.4L Twincharged (+$545)
2.5L Flat 4 Gas
Horsepower
158 hp @ 6400 rpm
182 hp @ 5800 rpm
Torque
141 lb-ft @ 5000 rpm
176 lb-ft @ 4400 rpm
Transmission
5-Speed Manual
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT) (+$1,350)
6-Speed Automatic (+$1,450)
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
All-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,136 lbs
3,454 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity
1,000 lbs
1,500 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
25 MPG
29 MPG
City
23 MPG
26 MPG
Highway
30 MPG
33 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.0 Tons/yr
6.1 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
13.6 gallons
16.6 gallons
Cruising Range City
312.8 miles
431.6 miles
Cruising Range Highway
408 miles
547.8 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
N/A
182.7 in
Height
65.5 in
67.5 in
Max Width
69.2 in
71.5 in
Front Width
59.8 in
61.6 in
Rear Width
59.8 in
61.8 in
Wheelbase
103.7 in
105.1 in
Ground Clearance
8.1 in
8.7 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
40.6 in
43.3 in
Front Seat Headroom
41 in
41.2 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
54.5 in
58.1 in
Front Seat Hip Room
52.3 in
54.5 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
39.4 in
39.4 in
Rear Seat Headroom
39.9 in
39.6 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
54 in
57.2 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
51 in
53.5 in

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
53.5 ft³
74.2 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
23 ft³
28.9 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
23 ft³
28.9 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
35.6 ft
35.4 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Steel Wheels
Steel Wheels
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
Multi-Link
Double Wishbone

Tires

Front Tire
P205/70TR16
P225/60HR17
Rear Tire
P205/70TR16
P225/60HR17
Spare Tire
Compact
Compact

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Billet Silver Metallic Clearcoat
  • Black Clearcoat
  • Bright White Clearcoat
  • Deep Cherry Red Crystal Pearlcoat
  • Granite Crystal Metallic Clearcoat
  • Mojave Sand Clearcoat
  • Recon Green Clearcoat
  • True Blue Pearlcoat
  • Cascade Green Silica
  • Crystal White Pearl
  • Horizon Blue Pearl
  • Magnetite Gray Metallic

Standard Interior Materials

N/A
  • Gray, Cloth Upholstery

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Not Available
Standard
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Hard Disk Drive Media Storage
Optional
Not Available
Satellite Radio
Standard
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Not Available
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

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

Comfort

Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Not Available
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Optional
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Not Available
Standard
Climate Control
Standard
Standard
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Keyless Entry
Optional
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Standard
Not Available
Rear A/C
Standard
Not Available

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Optional
Standard
Lane Departure Warning
Not Available
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

US NHTSA crash test result

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

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
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