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4dr HB ES
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  • 5dr HB Four (Natl)

Prices

MSRP $29,125 $35,200 $18,950
Invoice $28,499 $33,707 $18,003
Avg. Paid $18,881 $18,102 $15,381

U.S. News Scores

Overall 6.7 8.0 8.3
Critics' Rating 6.0 8.1 8.7
Performance 6.1 8.0 6.5
Interior 6.6 7.7 7.0
Operating Cost 9.2 9.1 8.8
Safety 7.5 9.3 10.0
Reliability 3.0 3.0 4.0

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Good cargo space for its size
  • Spacious front seats
  • Numerous standard features
  • Responsive electric motor
  • Outstanding fuel economy
  • Good reliability score
Cons
  • Sparsely-equipped interior
  • Small cargo area
  • Sluggish acceleration

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Electric Electric Gas/Electric I4 1.5L/- TBD -
MPG N/A N/A 53 City / 46 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Hatchback Hatchback

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 100.4 106.3 100.4
Length, Overall (in) 144.7 175.0 157.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 62.4 69.7 66.7
Height, Overall (in) 63.6 61.0 56.9

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Rear Spoiler Standard Standard

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2579 3385 2500

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 Standard
Aluminum Wheels Standard
Wheel Locks Optional
Steel Wheels Standard Standard
Wheel Covers Standard Standard

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard Optional
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard Standard
Cruise Control Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Optional
Auto-Off Headlights Standard
Interior Cargo Shade Optional
Keyless Start Standard Standard
Rear Parking Aid Optional
Front Reading Lamps Standard Standard Standard
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Standard
Trip Computer Standard Standard
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 Optional Standard
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard 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 4 5 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 84.7 98.3 87.4
Front Head Room (in) 35.6 41.2 38.6
Front Leg Room (in) 33.8 42.1 41.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.8 54.4 52.3
Front Hip Room (in) 49.4 51.5 51.0
Second Head Room (in) 34.3 37.3 37.0
Second Leg Room (in) 30.0 31.1 50.8
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.8 52.5 51.7
Second Hip Room (in) 47.8 50.0 50.8
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (cu. ft.) 50.5 24.0 - TBD -

Entertainment

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

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control Standard Standard
A/C Standard Standard Standard

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System Standard
Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Standard

Seats

Cloth Seats Standard Standard Optional
Heated Driver Seat Standard Standard
Heated Rear Seat 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 Standard
Electronic Stability Control Standard Standard Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard
Front Tow Hooks Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard
Rear Wheel Drive Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard
Electric Motor Standard Standard
Engine Type Electric Electric Gas/Electric I4
Displacement 1.5L/- TBD -
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 66 combined 107 @ - TBD - 73 @ 4800
Torque (Net @ RPM) 145 Combined 207 @ - TBD - 82 @ 4000
Transmission Automatic Automatic Continuously Variable Ratio
Turning diameter 30.8 34.1 31.4

Fuel

Electric Fuel System Standard Standard
Hybrid Fuel Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 53
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 46
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 9.5

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Torsion Beam Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs

Transmission

Automatic Standard Standard Standard
1-Speed Automatic Standard Standard
Continuously Variable Trans Standard