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4dr Sdn 3.8L V6
  • 4dr Sdn 3.8L V6
  • 4dr Sdn 4.6L V8
2dr Cpe V6
  • 2dr Cpe V6
  • 2dr Cpe V6 Premium
  • 2dr Conv V6
  • 2dr Cpe GT
  • 2dr Conv V6 Premium
  • 2dr Cpe GT Premium
  • 2dr Conv GT
  • 2dr Conv GT Premium
4dr Cpe Man Sport
  • 4dr Cpe Man Sport
  • 4dr Cpe Auto Sport
  • 4dr Cpe Man Grand Touring
  • 4dr Cpe Man R3
  • 4dr Cpe Auto Grand Touring

Prices

MSRP $33,000 $21,395 $26,645
Invoice $30,940 $19,906 $24,664
Avg. Paid $15,879 N/A N/A

U.S. News Scores

Overall 8.2 8.6 8.0
Critics' Rating 9.2 9.0 8.4
Performance 8.9 8.3 8.3
Interior 9.1 8.0 7.9
Safety 10.0 10.0 8.7
Reliability 2.0 3.0 3.0
Operating Cost 7.7 N/A N/A

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Brisk acceleration with V6, blistering speed with V8
  • Soft, smooth ride with decent handling
  • Plush, roomy interior
  • Excellent safety and reliability ratings
  • GT equipped with '09 Bullitt's powertrain
  • A refreshed yet retro exterior design
  • Revised suspension makes for a better ride
  • Enhanced interior materials and convenience features
  • Handles extremely well
  • Rear doors make accessing the backseat easy
  • Large backseat fits two adults
Cons
  • No all-wheel drive option
  • Cramped backseat unfit for adults
  • Rotary engine needs constant attention
  • Sluggish performance in low rpms
  • Disappointing fuel economy
  • Rear doors make exiting the backseat difficult

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Manual Manual
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear wheel drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas V6 3.8L/232 Gas V6 4.0L/245 Gas Rotary 1.3L/80
MPG 18 City / 27 Hwy 18 City / 26 Hwy 16 City / 22 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style 4 Door Sedan 2 Door Coupe 4 Door Coupe

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 115.6 107.1 106.3
Length, Overall (in) 195.9 188.1 175.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.4 80.1 69.7
Height, Overall (in) 58.1 55.6 52.8

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

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

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3748 3400 3065

Tires & Wheels

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

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard Optional Standard
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard Standard
Back-Up Camera Optional
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard
HID headlights Optional
Keyless Start Standard
Luggage Rack Optional
Rear Parking Aid Optional
Front Reading Lamps Standard Standard
Rear Reading Lamps Standard Standard
Rear Seat Heat Ducts Standard Standard
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard Standard
Trip Computer Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Rain Sensing Wipers Optional
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Standard Standard Standard
Keyless Entry Standard Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Standard
Heated Mirrors Standard
Mirror Memory Optional
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror Standard Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror Standard Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard Standard

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 5 4 4
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 109.4 83.3 89.0
Front Head Room (in) 40.4 38.5 38.2
Front Leg Room (in) 44.3 42.4 42.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.3 55.3 54.8
Front Hip Room (in) 54.9 53.4 53.3
Second Head Room (in) 37.7 34.7 36.8
Second Leg Room (in) 38.6 29.8 32.2
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.9 51.6 54.9
Second Hip Room (in) 54.3 46.8 48.1
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 15.9 13.4 7.6

Entertainment

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

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control Standard
Dual Zone A/C Standard
A/C Standard Standard Standard

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System Optional
Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Standard

Seats

Cloth Seats Standard Standard
Leather Seats Standard
Cooled Driver Seat Optional
Heated Driver Seat Standard
Driver Lumbar Standard
Seat Memory Optional
Power Driver Seat Standard
Power Passenger Seat Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Standard Standard
2nd Row Bench Seat Standard Standard
Bucket Seats Standard Standard Standard
Quad Bucket Seats 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
Side Air Bag Standard Standard Standard

Brakes

4-Wheel ABS Standard Standard Standard
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard Standard Standard

Safety Features

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

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Locking Rear Differential Standard
Rear Wheel Drive Standard Standard Standard
V6 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard
Rotary engine Standard
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6 Gas Rotary
Displacement 3.8L/232 4.0L/245 1.3L/80
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 290 @ 6200 210 @ 5300 232 @ 8500
Torque (Net @ RPM) 264 @ 4500 240 @ 3500 159 @ 5500
Transmission Automatic w/OD Manual Manual w/OD
Turning diameter 36.0 33.4 34.8

Fuel

Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 18 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27 26 22
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.3 16 16.9

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front Independent MacPherson strut Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear Independent 3-link solid axle Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) 5-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) 5-link w/Panhard rod

Transmission

Automatic Standard Optional
Automatic Transmission w/Manual Mode Standard
5-Speed Automatic Optional
6-Speed Automatic Standard
Manual Standard Standard
5-Speed Manual Standard
6-Speed Manual Standard