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2dr Cpe Man
  • 2dr Cpe Man
  • 2dr Cpe Man 2.5L
  • 2dr Cpe Auto 2.5L
  • 2dr Cpe Man 2.5L w/Sun
  • 2dr Cpe Auto 2.5L w/Sun
  • 2dr Cpe Man 2.0T Turbo
  • 2dr Cpe Man 2.5L w/Sun/Sound/Nav
  • 2dr Cpe DSG 2.0T Turbo
  • 2dr Cpe Auto 2.5L w/Sun/Sound/Nav
  • 2dr Cpe Man 2.0T Turbo w/Sun/Sound
  • 2dr Cpe DSG 2.0T Turbo w/Sun/Sound
  • 2dr Cpe Man 2.0T Turbo w/Sun/Sound/Nav
  • 2dr Cpe DSG 2.0T Turbo w/Sun/Sound/Nav
DX Manual Sedan
  • DX Manual Coupe
  • DX Manual Sedan
  • DX Automatic Coupe
  • DX-VP Manual Sedan
  • DX Automatic Sedan
  • DX-VP Automatic Sedan
  • LX Manual Coupe
  • LX Manual Sedan
  • LX Automatic Coupe
  • LX-S Manual Sedan
  • LX Automatic Sedan
  • LX-S Automatic Sedan
  • EX Manual Coupe
  • EX Manual Sedan
  • EX Automatic Coupe
  • EX Automatic Sedan
  • EX-L Automatic Coupe
  • EX-L Automatic Sedan
  • Si Manual Coupe
  • EX Automatic Coupe with Navigation
  • Si Manual Coupe with Summer Tires
  • EX Automatic Sedan with Navigation
  • Si Manual Sedan
  • Si Manual Sedan with Summer Tires
  • EX-L Automatic Coupe with Navigation
  • EX-L Automatic Sedan with Navigation
  • Si Manual Coupe with Navigation
  • Si Manual Sedan with Navigation
  • GX Natural Gas Vehicle Automatic Sedan
5dr HB One (Natl)
  • 5dr HB One (Natl)
  • 5dr HB Two (Natl)
  • 5dr HB Three (Natl)
  • 5dr HB Four (Natl)

Prices

MSRP $18,995 $15,805 $18,950
Invoice $18,235 $14,571 $18,003
Avg. Paid $12,878 $10,912 $15,381

U.S. News Scores

Overall 7.5 8.9 8.3
Critics' Rating 8.0 9.6 8.7
Performance 8.0 8.5 6.5
Interior 7.0 8.2 7.0
Operating Cost 7.9 8.4 8.8
Safety 9.3 8.5 10.0
Reliability 2.5 4.5 4.0

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Fun-to-drive Turbo model
  • Good gas mileage
  • Good reliability score
  • Outstanding fuel economy
  • Good reliability score
Cons
  • Limited cargo space
  • Low fuel economy for the class
  • Lower safety scores than top competitors
  • Small trunk
  • Few standard interior features
  • Sluggish acceleration

General Specs

Transmission Manual Manual Automatic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas I5 2.5L/151 Gas I4 1.8L/110 Gas/Electric I4 1.5L/- TBD -
MPG 22 City / 31 Hwy 26 City / 34 Hwy 53 City / 46 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style Coupe 4 Door Sedan Hatchback

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 99.9 106.3 100.4
Length, Overall (in) 168.4 177.3 157.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.2 69.0 66.7
Height, Overall (in) 58.5 56.5 56.9

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Rear Spoiler Optional Standard

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2939 2630 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 Standard
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Standard Optional
Wheel Locks Optional Optional
Steel Wheels Standard Standard
Wheel Covers Standard Standard

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Optional
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard
Cruise Control Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Optional
Auto-Off Headlights Standard
Keyless Start Standard
Front Reading Lamps Standard
Remote Engine Start Optional
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard Optional
Trip Computer Standard Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Optional Optional Optional
Keyless Entry Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Optional
Heated Mirrors Standard
Power Driver Mirror 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 4 5 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 85.0 90.9 87.4
Front Head Room (in) 39.4 39.4 38.6
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 42.2 41.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.3 53.7 52.3
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 51.9 51.0
Second Head Room (in) 37.1 37.4 37.0
Second Leg Room (in) 31.4 34.6 50.8
Second Shoulder Room (in) 49.0 52.4 51.7
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 51.0 50.8
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (cu. ft.) - TBD -
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 12.0 12.0

Entertainment

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

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control Standard
A/C Standard Standard

Seats

Cloth Seats Standard Standard 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
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
Electronic Stability Control Standard Standard
Daytime Running Lights Standard Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard
Emergency Trunk Release Standard

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard
5 Cylinder Engine Standard
Engine Type Gas I5 Gas I4 Gas/Electric I4
Displacement 2.5L/151 1.8L/110 1.5L/- TBD -
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 170 @ 5700 140 @ 6300 73 @ 4800
Torque (Net @ RPM) 177 @ 4250 128 @ 4300 82 @ 4000
Transmission Manual Manual Continuously Variable Ratio
Turning diameter 35.4 34.8 31.4

Fuel

Hybrid Fuel Standard
Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 26 53
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 34 46
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5 13.2 9.5

Suspension

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

Transmission

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

Safety scores should only be compared between vehicles of similar size and weight. Larger, heavier vehicles generally provide more protection than smaller, lighter ones.