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4dr Sdn Man FWD
  • 4dr Sdn Man FWD
  • 4dr Sdn Man LE FWD
  • 4dr Sdn Man LE Popular Pkg FWD
  • 4dr Sdn Man Sport FWD
  • 4dr Sdn Auto LE FWD
  • 4dr Sdn Auto LE Popular Pkg FWD
  • 4dr Sdn Man Sport Technology Pkg FWD
  • 4dr Sdn Auto Sport FWD
  • 4dr Sdn Man Sport Touring Pkg FWD
  • 4dr Sdn Auto Sport Technology Pkg FWD
  • 4dr Sdn Auto Sport Touring Pkg FWD
2.5i 4-Door Manual
  • 2.5i 4-Door Manual
  • 2.5i 4-Door Automatic
  • 2.5i Premium 4-Door Manual
  • 2.5i Premium 4-Door Automatic
  • 2.5i 4-Door Automatic with Navigation
  • 2.5 4-Door Automatic GT
4dr Sdn Man (Natl)
  • 4dr Sdn Man (Natl)
  • 4dr Sdn Man (GS)
  • 4dr Sdn Man (SE)
  • 4dr Sdn Auto (Natl)
  • 4dr Sdn Auto (GS)
  • 4dr Sdn Auto (SE)
  • 4dr Sdn Man S (Natl)
  • 4dr Sdn Man S (GS)
  • 4dr Sdn Man S (SE)
  • 4dr Sdn Auto LE (Natl)
  • 4dr Sdn Auto LE (GS)
  • 4dr Sdn Auto LE (SE)
  • 4dr Sdn Auto S (Natl)
  • 4dr Sdn Auto S (GS)
  • 4dr Sdn Auto S (SE)
  • 4dr Sdn Auto XLE (Natl)
  • 4dr Sdn Auto XLE (GS)
  • 4dr Sdn Auto XLE (SE)
  • 4dr Sdn Man XRS (Natl)
  • 4dr Sdn Man XRS (GS)
  • 4dr Sdn Man XRS (SE)
  • 4dr Sdn Auto XRS (Natl)
  • 4dr Sdn Auto XRS (GS)
  • 4dr Sdn Auto XRS (SE)

Prices

MSRP $13,299 $17,495 $15,350
Invoice $12,767 $16,734 $14,352
Avg. Paid $5,430 $9,674 $9,241

U.S. News Scores

Overall 7.6 7.5 8.1
Critics' Rating 8.6 8.2 8.2
Performance 7.9 8.0 7.7
Interior 8.1 7.7 7.4
Operating Cost 7.8 7.6 8.2
Safety 8.7 9.3 8.9
Reliability 2.0 2.0 4.0

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Plenty of cargo space
  • Diverse model line includes crossover with all-wheel drive
  • Fun to drive
  • Standard all-wheel drive
  • Excellent handling
  • Well-equipped with standard features
  • Excellent safety ratings
  • Comfortable seating
  • More standard features than the competition
  • Well-constructed interior
  • Good reliability and safety ratings
Cons
  • Poor reliability
  • Below-average safety ratings
  • Few standard interior and safety features
  • All-wheel drive takes a hit on gas mileage
  • Terrible reliability score
  • Not as sporty as the competition

General Specs

Transmission Manual Manual Manual
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas I4 2.0L/122 Gas Flat 4-Cyl 2.5L/150 Gas I4 1.8L/110
MPG 22 City / 30 Hwy 20 City / 27 Hwy 26 City / 35 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 98.4 103.1 102.4
Length, Overall (in) 177.6 180.3 178.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.1 68.5 69.3
Height, Overall (in) 60.8 58.1 57.7

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Rear Spoiler Optional Optional

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2668 3053 2723

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front All-Season Standard Standard
Tires - Front Performance Standard
Tires - Rear All-Season Standard Standard
Tires - Rear Performance Standard
Compact Spare Tire Standard
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard
Wheel Locks Optional
Steel Wheels Standard Standard Standard
Wheel Covers Standard Standard Standard

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Optional Optional
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard Standard
Cruise Control Standard Optional
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Optional
Luggage Rack Optional
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Optional
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard
Front Floor Mats Optional Standard Optional
Rear Floor Mats Optional Standard Optional
Keyless Entry Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Optional
Heated Exterior Driver Mirror Optional
Heated Mirrors Optional
Heated Exterior Passenger Mirror Optional
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Power Passenger Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard Standard

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 5 5 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 104.0 87.6 92.0
Front Head Room (in) 39.6 38.6 38.8
Front Leg Room (in) 41.4 42.9 41.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.3 52.7 54.8
Front Hip Room (in) 51.0 53.3 53.0
Second Head Room (in) 37.6 36.7 37.2
Second Leg Room (in) 35.8 33.0 36.3
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.8 52.9 54.6
Second Hip Room (in) 42.6 51.9 43.9
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 15.5 11.0 16.6

Entertainment

AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard
CD Changer Optional
CD Player Standard Standard Standard
MP3 Player Standard Standard Standard
Satellite Radio Optional Optional
Premium Sound System Optional

Heating & Cooling

A/C Standard Standard Standard

Seats

Cloth Seats Standard Standard Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Standard
2nd Row Bench Seat Standard Standard
Bucket Seats Standard Standard Standard

Safety

Airbags

Driver Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag On/Off Switch Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Head Air Bag Standard Standard
Side Air Bag Standard Standard

Brakes

4-Wheel ABS Standard Standard Standard
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard
Front Disc/Rear Drum Brakes Standard Standard

Safety Features

Brake Assist Standard Standard
Electronic Stability Control Standard Optional
Daytime Running Lights Standard Standard Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard Standard
Traction Control Standard Optional
Emergency Trunk Release Standard

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

All Wheel Drive Standard
Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard Standard
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas Flat 4-Cyl Gas I4
Displacement 2.0L/122 2.5L/150 1.8L/110
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 143 @ 5800 170 @ 6000 132 @ 6000
Torque (Net @ RPM) 136 @ 3500 170 @ 4400 128 @ 4400
Transmission Manual Manual Manual w/OD
Turning diameter 34.8 35.4 35.6

Fuel

Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 20 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 27 35
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.2 16.9 13.2

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent Strut MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Torsion Beam Double wishbone Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Lower L-Arm Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Upper A-Arm Stabilizer Bar

Transmission

Manual Standard Standard Standard
5-Speed Manual Standard Standard Standard