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Kia Spectra
2009 Kia Spectra
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Mitsubishi Lancer Sedan
2017 Mitsubishi Lancer Sedan
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Nissan Sentra
2022 Nissan Sentra
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Overview

Engine
2.0L Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.0L Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.0L Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
5-Speed Manual
Transmission
5-Speed Manual
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 23 MPG
Hwy: 30 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 24 MPG
Hwy: 33 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 28 MPG
Hwy: 37 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
14 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
15.5 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
12.4 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
12.2 ft³
Trunk Volume
12.3 ft³
Trunk Volume
14.3 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.0L Inline-4 Gas
2.0L Inline-4 Gas
2.0L Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
138 hp @ 6000 rpm
148 hp @ 6000 rpm
149 hp @ 6400 rpm
Torque
136 lb-ft @ 4500 rpm
145 lb-ft @ 4200 rpm
146 lb-ft @ 4400 rpm
Transmission
5-Speed Manual
5-Speed Manual
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
2,701 lbs
2,888 lbs
3,084 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
26 MPG
28 MPG
32 MPG
City
23 MPG
24 MPG
28 MPG
Highway
30 MPG
33 MPG
37 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
N/A
6.3 Tons/yr
5.5 Tons/yr
EPA rating
7
N/A
N/A

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
14 gallons
15.5 gallons
12.4 gallons
Cruising Range City
322 miles
372 miles
347.2 miles
Cruising Range Highway
420 miles
511.5 miles
458.8 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
177.2 in
182.1 in
182.7 in
Height
57.9 in
58.3 in
57 in
Max Width
68.3 in
69.4 in
71.5 in
Front Width
58.9 in
60.2 in
62.4 in
Rear Width
58.5 in
60.2 in
62.4 in
Wheelbase
102.8 in
103.7 in
106.8 in
Ground Clearance
6.3 in
5.5 in
4.9 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42.8 in
42.3 in
44 in
Front Seat Headroom
40 in
39.6 in
38.9 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
55.1 in
54.7 in
56.4 in
Front Seat Hip Room
52.4 in
53.3 in
53.5 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
35.4 in
36.1 in
34.7 in
Rear Seat Headroom
38.2 in
36.9 in
36.7 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
53.9 in
54.3 in
54.5 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
53.9 in
54.1 in
53.3 in

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
12.2 ft³
12.3 ft³
14.3 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
33.3 ft
32.8 ft
38.1 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
N/A
N/A
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
15" x TBD
16" x 6.5"
18" x 7.5"
Rear Wheel Size
15" x TBD
16" x 6.5"
18" x 7.5"

Suspension

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

Tires

Front Tire
P195/60R15
P205/60HR16
P215/45WR18
Rear Tire
P195/60R15
P205/60HR16
P215/45WR18
Spare Tire
N/A
Compact
Compact

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

N/A
  • Alloy Silver Metallic
  • Diamond White Pearl
  • Labrador Black Pearl
  • Mercury Gray Pearl
  • Octane Blue Pearl
  • Rally Red Metallic
  • Aspen White Tricoat
  • Aspen White/Super Black
  • Electric Blue Metallic
  • Electric Blue/Super Black
  • Gun Metallic
  • Gun Metallic/Super Black
  • Monarch Orange/Super Black
  • Scarlet Ember Tintcoat
  • Super Black

Standard Interior Materials

  • Gray, cloth seat trim
  • Beige, Fabric Seating Surfaces
  • Black, Fabric Seating Surfaces
  • Sport, Prima-Tex Seat Trim
  • Sport, Sport Cloth Seat Trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Bluetooth Connection
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Smart Device Integration
Not Available
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 Seats
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Standard
Not Available

Comfort

Navigation System
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Power Mirror(s)
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
A/C
Optional
Standard
Not Available
Climate Control
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Cruise Control
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Keyless Entry
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Remote Trunk Release
Standard
Standard
Not Available

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
ABS
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Brake Assist
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Stability Control
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Traction Control
Not Available
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
Not Available
Standard
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
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / 100,000 Miles
7 Years / 100,000 Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
10 Years / 100,000 Miles
10 Years / 100,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance Note
24-hour roadside assistance
N/A
N/A
Roadside Assistance
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
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