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2dr Cpe Pure
  • 2dr Cpe Pure
  • 2dr Cpe Passion
  • 2dr Cabriolet Passion
Manual
  • Manual
  • Automatic
  • Manual Sport
  • Automatic Sport
  • Automatic Sport with Navigation
4dr Sdn S
  • 4dr Sdn S
  • 4dr Sdn SE
  • 5dr HB SE
  • 4dr Sdn SEL
  • 5dr HB SEL
  • 4dr Sdn Titanium
  • 5dr HB Titanium

Prices

MSRP $12,490 $15,325 $16,500
Invoice $11,616 $14,926 $15,635
Avg. Paid $7,896 $12,411 $11,867

U.S. News Scores

Overall 6.9 8.7 8.5
Critics' Rating 6.0 9.6 9.4
Performance 5.7 8.3 8.4
Interior 8.0 8.9 7.7
Operating Cost 8.1 8.3 8.4
Safety N/A 9.0 9.3
Reliability N/A 3.5 3.5

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Excellent maneuverability
  • Large/versatile cargo space
  • Great gas mileage
  • Fun to drive
  • Superb handling
  • Attractive, high-quality interior
  • Great fuel economy
Cons
  • Coarse transmission
  • Unstable and underpowered at highway speeds
  • Ride can be harsh
  • Complicated infotainment system

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Manual Manual
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas I3 1.0/61 Gas I4 1.5L/91 Gas I4 2.0L/121
MPG 34 City / 38 Hwy 27 City / 33 Hwy 26 City / 36 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style 2 Door Coupe 5 Door Hatchback 4 Door Sedan

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 73.5 98.4 104.3
Length, Overall (in) 106.1 161.6 178.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 61.4 66.7 71.8
Height, Overall (in) 60.7 60.0 57.7

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 1808 2496 2857

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front All-Season Standard Standard 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 Optional
Wheel Locks Optional
Steel Wheels Standard Standard Standard
Wheel Covers Standard Standard Standard

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Optional Standard
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard
Cruise Control Optional Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Optional Optional
Interior Cargo Shade Optional
Remote Engine Start Optional
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard Optional
Trip Computer Optional Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Optional
Keyless Entry Standard Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard
Manual Steering Standard
Power Steering Optional Standard Standard

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 2 5 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 45.4 90.8 90.7
Front Head Room (in) 39.7 40.4 38.3
Front Leg Room (in) 41.2 41.3 41.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 48.0 52.7 55.6
Front Hip Room (in) 45.4 51.5 53.9
Second Head Room (in) 39.0 38.0
Second Leg Room (in) 34.5 43.7
Second Shoulder Room (in) 51.3 53.7
Second Hip Room (in) 51.3 52.7
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (cu. ft.) 57.3
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 7.8 13.2

Entertainment

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

Heating & Cooling

A/C Optional Standard Standard

Seats

Cloth Seats Standard Standard Standard
Heated Driver Seat Optional
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Standard
2nd Row Bench Seat 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
Rear Body Air Bag Standard

Brakes

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

Safety Features

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

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard
Rear Wheel Drive Standard
3 Cylinder Engine Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard
Engine Type Gas I3 Gas I4 Gas I4
Displacement 1.0/61 1.5L/91 2.0L/121
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 70 @ 5800 117 @ 6600 160 @ 6500
Torque (Net @ RPM) 68 @ 4500 106 @ 4800 146 @ 4450
Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift Manual Manual
Turning diameter 28.7 34.4 36.0

Fuel

Flexible Fuel Capability Standard
Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Optional
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 34 27 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 38 33 36
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 8.7 10.6 12.4

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Macpherson strut MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear DeDion Torsion beam SLA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Transmission

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