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Overview

Engine
2.5L Inline-4 Gas
Engine
3.6L V6 Gas
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 24 MPG
Hwy: 29 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 17 MPG
Hwy: 23 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
18.8 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
26.4 gallons
Seating Capacity
7 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.5L Inline-4 Gas
3.6L V6 Gas
Horsepower
191 hp @ 6100 rpm
280 hp @ 6200 rpm
Torque
181 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
266 lb-ft @ 2500 rpm
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
All-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,794 lbs
N/A
Maximum Towing Capacity
2,000 lbs
7,716 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
26 MPG
19 MPG
City
24 MPG
17 MPG
Highway
29 MPG
23 MPG

Emissions

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

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
18.8 gallons
26.4 gallons
Cruising Range City
451.2 miles
448.8 miles
Cruising Range Highway
545.2 miles
607.2 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
188.9 in
N/A
Height
66.7 in
68.2 in
Max Width
74.8 in
76.4 in
Front Width
N/A
65.2 in
Rear Width
N/A
66 in
Wheelbase
110.8 in
113.9 in
Ground Clearance
6.9 in
N/A

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
7 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
41.4 in
41.4 in
Front Seat Headroom
40.3 in
39.6 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
59 in
59.8 in
Front Seat Hip Room
55.6 in
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
41.7 in
36.7 in
Rear Seat Headroom
39.1 in
38.9 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
58.1 in
56.7 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
55.1 in
N/A
Third Row Leg Room
29.6 in
N/A
Third Row Headroom
36.8 in
N/A
Third Row Shoulder Room
53 in
N/A
Third Row Hip Room
42.5 in
N/A

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
75.5 ft³
64 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
38.4 ft³
32.1 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
12.6 ft³
32.1 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
N/A
39 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
N/A
Front Wheel Size
17" x 7"
18" x 8"
Rear Wheel Size
17" x 7"
18" x 8"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
N/A
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
N/A

Tires

Front Tire
P235/65HR17
P255/55HR18
Rear Tire
P235/65HR17
P255/55HR18
Spare Tire
Compact
Compact

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Crystal Beige
  • Ebony Black
  • Everlasting Silver
  • Gravity Grey
  • Sparkling Silver
  • Black Oak Brown Metallic
  • Canyon Gray Metallic
  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Deep Red Metallic
  • Moonlight Blue Pearl
  • Pure White
  • Reef Blue Metallic
  • Reflex Silver Metallic
  • Sand Gold Metallic

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Glacier White Pearl
  • Passion Red Tintcoat
N/A

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, Cloth Seat Trim
  • Black Anthracite, V-Tex Leatherette Seating Surfaces
  • Cornsilk Beige, V-Tex Leatherette Seating Surfaces

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Standard
Standard
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Hard Disk Drive Media Storage
Not Available
Standard
Satellite Radio
Not Available
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Not Available
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
Not Available
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Not Available
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Not Available
Standard

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Rear Parking Aid
Not Available
Standard
Blind Spot Monitor
Not Available
Standard
Lane Departure Warning
Standard
Standard
Lane Keeping Assist
Standard
Not Available
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
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / 100,000 Miles
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
10 Years / 100,000 Miles
10 Years / 100,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
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