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2dr Cpe Man
  • 2dr Cpe Man
  • 2dr Cpe Auto
  • 2dr Cpe Man Premier Plus
  • 2dr Cpe Auto Premier Plus
  • 2dr Cpe Man R-Design
  • 2dr Cpe Auto R-Design
  • 2dr Cpe Man Platinum
  • 2dr Cpe Auto Platinum
  • 2dr Cpe Man R-Design Premier Plus
  • 2dr Cpe Auto R-Design Premier Plus
  • 2dr Cpe Man R-Design Platinum
  • 2dr Cpe Auto R-Design Platinum
4dr Sdn
  • 4dr Sdn
  • 4dr Sdn Convenience Group
  • 4dr Sdn Leather Group
4dr HB SV
  • 4dr HB SV
  • 4dr HB SL
  • 4dr HB SL-e

Prices

MSRP $24,950 $22,585 $32,780
Invoice $23,453 $21,682 $31,394
Avg. Paid $17,554 $15,943 $13,412

U.S. News Scores

Overall 7.8 8.3 8.3
Critics' Rating 7.7 8.0 8.9
Performance 7.8 7.7 8.1
Interior 7.9 8.1 7.8
Operating Cost 7.9 8.1 9.2
Safety 10.0 10.0 9.3
Reliability 3.0 4.0 3.0

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Chic interior design
  • Supportive seats
  • Composed handling
  • Large trunk
  • Comfortable, composed ride
  • Great reliability rating
  • Many standard interior features
  • Good safety ratings
  • Drives like a gas-only car
Cons
  • Small cargo area
  • Limited highway passing power
  • Cramped second-row seats
  • Little cargo space
  • Sloppy steering

General Specs

Transmission Manual Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Turbocharged Gas I5 2.5L/154 Gas/Ethanol 4-cyl 2.4L/145 Electric
MPG 21 City / 29 Hwy 21 City / 32 Hwy N/A

Exterior

Body

Body Style 2 Door Coupe Sedan 4 Door Hatchback

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 103.9 105.7 106.3
Length, Overall (in) 167.4 183.9 175.0
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.2 71.4 69.7
Height, Overall (in) 57.0 58.4 61.0

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Rear Spoiler Optional Standard

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3200 3300 3366

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front Performance Standard Standard Standard
Tires - Rear Performance Standard Standard Standard
Compact Spare Tire Standard Standard
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Standard Standard Standard

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard Standard
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard
HID headlights Optional
Interior Cargo Shade Optional
Keyless Start Optional Standard
Front Reading Lamps Standard Standard
Rear Reading Lamps Standard
Remote Engine Start Standard
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard Standard
Navigation from Telematics Standard
Trip Computer Standard Standard Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Rain Sensing Wipers Optional
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Standard Standard Optional
Keyless Entry Standard Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Standard
Heated Mirrors Standard
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Power Folding Mirrors Optional
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 4 5 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 89 95.0 98.3
Front Head Room (in) 38.2 38.3 41.2
Front Leg Room (in) 41.6 42.0 42.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.7 55.1 54.4
Front Hip Room (in) 54.3 53.7 51.5
Second Head Room (in) 37.8 37.8 37.3
Second Leg Room (in) 34.2 34.3 31.1
Second Shoulder Room (in) 51.3 52.9 52.5
Second Hip Room (in) 45.1 51.9 50.0
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (cu. ft.) 20.2 24.0
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 14.0

Entertainment

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

Heating & Cooling

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

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System Standard
Onboard Hands-Free Communications System Standard
Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Standard Standard Standard

Seats

Cloth Seats Standard Standard Standard
Leather Seats Optional
Premium Synthetic Seats Optional
Heated Driver Seat Optional
Driver Lumbar Standard
Passenger Lumbar 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
Rear Body Air Bag Standard

Brakes

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

Safety Features

Brake Assist Standard Standard Standard
Electronic Stability Control Standard Standard Standard
Daytime Running Lights Standard Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard
Front Tow Hooks Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard
Emergency Trunk Release Standard
Blind Spot Monitor Optional

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard
5 Cylinder Engine Standard
Electric Motor Standard
Turbocharged Standard
Engine Type Turbocharged Gas I5 Gas/Ethanol 4-cyl Electric
Displacement 2.5L/154 2.4L/145
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 227 @ 5000 180 @ 6700 107 @ - TBD -
Torque (Net @ RPM) 236 @ 2300 171 @ 4900 207 @ - TBD -
Transmission Manual Automatic w/manual shift Automatic
Turning diameter 34.9 36.0 34.1

Fuel

Electric Fuel System Standard
Flexible Fuel Capability Standard
Gasoline Fuel Standard Optional
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 32
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.9 15.6

Suspension

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

Transmission

Automatic Standard Standard
Automatic Transmission w/Manual Mode Standard
1-Speed Automatic Standard
6-Speed Automatic Standard
Manual Standard
6-Speed Manual Standard