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4dr HB Mainstreet
  • 4dr HB Express
  • 4dr HB Heat
  • 4dr HB Mainstreet
  • 4dr HB Uptown
  • 4dr HB Rush
5dr Wgn Man
  • 5dr Wgn Man
  • 5dr Wgn Man +
  • 5dr Wgn Auto +
  • 5dr Wgn Man !
  • 5dr Wgn Man Sport
  • 5dr Wgn Auto !
  • 5dr Wgn Auto Sport
4dr Sdn Auto GLS
  • 4dr Sdn Man Blue
  • 4dr Sdn Auto GLS
  • 4dr Sdn Auto SE

Prices

MSRP $18,060 $13,300 $16,895
Invoice $17,581 $13,040 $16,385
Avg. Paid $9,437 $9,307 $9,819

U.S. News Scores

Overall 7.0 8.1 7.8
Critics' Rating 6.4 9.0 9.0
Performance 6.4 7.2 7.6
Interior 6.9 8.5 8.2
Operating Cost 8.2 8.2 8.5
Safety 8.8 9.3 9.2
Reliability 3.0 3.0 2.0

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Very good safety scores
  • Comfortable seats
  • Good cargo space
  • Excellent safety ratings
  • Comfortable seats
  • Many standard features
  • Impressive rear-seat comfort
  • Excellent cargo space
  • High safety scores
Cons
  • Poor fuel economy
  • Sluggish performance
  • Cheap interior quality
  • Underpowered engines
  • Few standard interior features

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Manual Automatic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas I4 2.0L/122 Gas I4 1.6L/97 Gas I4 2.0L/121
MPG 23 City / 27 Hwy 26 City / 31 Hwy 26 City / 34 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style Hatchback 5dr Wgn 4 Door Sedan

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 103.7 100.4 104.3
Length, Overall (in) 173.8 161.6 177.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.8 70.3 69.9
Height, Overall (in) 60.4 63.4 58.3

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

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

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) - TBD - 2560 2895

Tires & Wheels

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

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

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

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 5 5 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 95.2 102 97.9
Front Head Room (in) 39.8 40.2 40.0
Front Leg Room (in) 41.8 42.1 43.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.4 55.2 55.6
Front Hip Room (in) 52.2 53.3 54.2
Second Head Room (in) 38.9 39.6 37.6
Second Leg Room (in) 35.7 39 35.0
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.4 55.1 55.1
Second Hip Room (in) 49.6 52.7 54.0
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (cu. ft.) 47.4
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 14.2
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (cu. ft.) 23.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (cu. ft.) 53.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (cu. ft.)

Entertainment

AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard Standard
MP3 Player Standard Standard Standard
Satellite Radio Standard Standard Standard
Hard Disk Drive Optional

Heating & Cooling

A/C Standard Standard Standard

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System Optional
Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Standard Optional

Seats

Cloth Seats Standard Standard Standard
Heated Driver Seat Optional
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 Optional Standard Standard

Brakes

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

Safety Features

Brake Assist Optional
Electronic Stability Control Optional Standard
Daytime Running Lights Optional
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard Standard
Traction Control Optional 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 2.0L/122 1.6L/97 2.0L/121
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 158 @ 6400 122 @ 6300 138 @ 6000
Torque (Net @ RPM) 141 @ 5000 115 @ 4200 136 @ 4600
Transmission CVT Manual Automatic w/OD
Turning diameter 35.6 34.4 33.9

Fuel

Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 26 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27 31 34
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.6 12.7 14

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Torsion Beam Independent
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut MacPherson strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-link

Transmission

Automatic Standard Standard
4-Speed Automatic Standard
Continuously Variable Trans Standard
Manual Standard
5-Speed Manual Standard