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Prices

MSRP $15,450 $16,895 $15,345
Invoice $14,445 $16,385 $14,387
Avg. Paid $10,341 $9,819 $9,281

U.S. News Scores

Overall 7.5 7.8 8.4
Critics' Rating 7.4 8.9 9.5
Performance 7.5 7.5 8.7
Interior 7.2 8.2 8.5
Operating Cost 8.3 8.4 8.0
Safety 8.9 9.2 9.3
Reliability 3.0 2.0 3.0

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Good on gas
  • Comfortable front and rear seats
  • Class-leading reliability score
  • Strong safety ratings
  • Impressive rear-seat comfort
  • Excellent cargo space
  • High safety scores
  • Outstanding performance
  • Quality interior
  • Good safety scores
Cons
  • Some competitors have more standard interior features
  • Few standard interior features
  • Below-average reliability rating
  • Divisive smiling front grille
  • Cramped second-row seats

General Specs

Transmission Manual Automatic Manual
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas I4 1.8L/110 Gas I4 2.0L/121 Gas I4 2.0L/122
MPG 26 City / 35 Hwy 26 City / 34 Hwy 25 City / 33 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 102.4 104.3 103.9
Length, Overall (in) 178.7 177.4 180.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.3 69.9 69.1
Height, Overall (in) 57.7 58.3 57.9

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Optional Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Sun/Moon Roof Optional
Power Tilt/Sliding Sunroof Optional
Sunroof Wind Deflector Optional
Rear Spoiler Optional Optional Optional

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2723 2895 2868

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 Standard Standard
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Optional
Wheel Locks Optional
Steel Wheels Standard Standard Standard
Wheel Covers Standard Standard Standard

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard Standard
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard Standard
Cruise Control Optional Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Standard Optional
Front Reading Lamps Standard
Rear Seat Heat Ducts Optional Standard Standard
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Optional Standard
Trip Computer Standard Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard Standard Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Optional
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Optional Optional Standard
Keyless Entry Standard
Power Door Locks Optional Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Optional Optional
Heated Mirrors Optional Standard
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard Standard

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 5 5 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 92.0 97.9 94.1
Front Head Room (in) 38.8 40.0 38.9
Front Leg Room (in) 41.7 43.5 42.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.8 55.6 54.9
Front Hip Room (in) 53.0 54.2 53.7
Second Head Room (in) 37.2 37.6 37.5
Second Leg Room (in) 36.3 35.0 36.2
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.6 55.1 54.0
Second Hip Room (in) 43.9 54.0 52.2
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 12.3 14.2 11.8

Entertainment

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

Heating & Cooling

A/C Standard Standard

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System Optional
Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Optional Optional

Seats

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

Safety

Airbags

Driver Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Air Bag Standard Standard Standard

Brakes

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

Safety Features

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

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard Standard
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4 Gas I4
Displacement 1.8L/110 2.0L/121 2.0L/122
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 132 @ 6000 138 @ 6000 148 @ 6500
Torque (Net @ RPM) 128 @ 4400 136 @ 4600 135 @ 4500
Transmission Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD Manual w/OD
Turning diameter 35.6 33.9 17.1

Fuel

Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 26 26 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 35 34 33
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.2 14 14.5

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Torsion Beam Independent Multi-link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar MacPherson strut w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar Multi-link w/Coil Springs

Transmission

Automatic Standard
4-Speed Automatic Standard
Manual Standard Standard
5-Speed Manual Standard Standard