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Overview

Engine
2.5L Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.5L Inline-4 Gas
Engine
3.5L V6 Gas
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Transmission
9-speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 24 MPG
Hwy: 29 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 25 MPG
Hwy: 31 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 20 MPG
Hwy: 27 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
18.8 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
14.8 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
19.5 gallons
Seating Capacity
7 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
7 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.5L Inline-4 Gas
2.5L Inline-4 Gas
3.5L V6 Gas
Horsepower
191 hp @ 6100 rpm
187 hp @ 6000 rpm
284 hp @ 6400 rpm
Torque
181 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
186 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
259 lb-ft @ 4400 rpm
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
6-Speed Automatic
9-speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,794 lbs
3,552 lbs
4,293 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity
2,000 lbs
2,000 lbs
6,000 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
26 MPG
28 MPG
23 MPG
City
24 MPG
25 MPG
20 MPG
Highway
29 MPG
31 MPG
27 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.8 Tons/yr
6.3 Tons/yr
7.8 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
18.8 gallons
14.8 gallons
19.5 gallons
Cruising Range City
451.2 miles
370 miles
390 miles
Cruising Range Highway
545.2 miles
458.8 miles
526.5 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
188.9 in
179.1 in
198.5 in
Height
66.7 in
65.4 in
69.5 in
Max Width
74.8 in
72.5 in
77.3 in
Front Width
N/A
62.8 in
65.7 in
Rear Width
N/A
62.8 in
65.7 in
Wheelbase
110.8 in
106.2 in
114.2 in
Ground Clearance
6.9 in
7.5 in
7 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
7 seater
5 seater
7 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
41.4 in
41 in
42.2 in
Front Seat Headroom
40.3 in
39.7 in
42.2 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
59 in
57.1 in
60.9 in
Front Seat Hip Room
55.6 in
55.2 in
56.8 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
41.7 in
39.6 in
41.7 in
Rear Seat Headroom
39.1 in
39 in
39.4 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
58.1 in
54.8 in
60.4 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
55.1 in
55.3 in
56 in
Third Row Leg Room
29.6 in
N/A
30.7 in
Third Row Headroom
36.8 in
N/A
37.8 in
Third Row Shoulder Room
53 in
N/A
57.1 in
Third Row Hip Room
42.5 in
N/A
42 in

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
75.5 ft³
59.6 ft³
79.5 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
38.4 ft³
30.9 ft³
47.4 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
12.6 ft³
30.9 ft³
16.2 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
N/A
36 ft
38.7 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
N/A
Front Wheel Size
17" x 7"
17" x 7"
18" x 7.5"
Rear Wheel Size
17" x 7"
17" x 7"
18" x 7.5"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
Strut
Strut
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P235/65HR17
P225/65HR17
P235/65TR18
Rear Tire
P235/65HR17
P225/65HR17
P235/65TR18
Spare Tire
Compact
Compact
Compact

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Crystal Beige
  • Ebony Black
  • Everlasting Silver
  • Gravity Grey
  • Sparkling Silver
  • Eternal Blue Mica
  • Jet Black Mica
  • Snowflake White Pearl Mica
  • Soul Red Crystal Metallic
  • Brilliant Silver Metallic
  • Caspian Blue Metallic
  • Glacier White
  • Gun Metallic
  • Magnetic Black Pearl

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Glacier White Pearl
  • Passion Red Tintcoat
N/A
N/A

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, Cloth Seat Trim
  • Black, Cloth Seat Trim
  • Charcoal, Cloth Seating Surfaces

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
Not Available
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard
Not Available

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Leather Steering Wheel
Not Available
Standard
Not Available

Comfort

Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
Not Available
A/C
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Adaptive Cruise Control
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Remote Trunk Release
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Keyless Start
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Telematics
Not Available
Standard
Not Available

Safety

Safety Features

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

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

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / 100,000 Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
10 Years / 100,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
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