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4dr Sdn Man LX
  • 4dr Sdn Man LX
  • 4dr Sdn Auto LX
  • 2dr Cpe Man EX
  • 4dr Sdn Auto EX
  • 5dr HB EX
  • 2dr Cpe Auto EX
  • 2dr Cpe Man SX
  • 4dr Sdn Auto SX
  • 5dr HB SX
  • 2dr Cpe Auto SX
Manual
  • Manual
  • Automatic
  • Manual Sport
  • Automatic Sport
  • Automatic Sport with Navigation
4dr Sdn S
  • 4dr Sdn S
  • 5dr HB S
  • 4dr Sdn SE
  • 5dr HB SE
  • 4dr Sdn Titanium
  • 5dr HB Titanium

Prices

MSRP $15,400 $15,425 $13,200
Invoice $15,100 $15,023 $12,705
Avg. Paid N/A N/A N/A

U.S. News Scores

Overall 7.9 8.4 8.6
Critics' Rating 8.2 9.0 9.1
Performance 7.2 8.1 8.6
Interior 8.1 8.8 8.3
Safety 9.0 8.3 9.3
Reliability 3.0 3.0 3.0

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Many standard tech features
  • Logical interior controls
  • Outstanding warranty coverage
  • Impressive cabin space
  • Innovative storage options
  • Good front and rear visibility
  • Well-made interior
  • Comfortable front seats
  • Smooth manual transmission
  • Great handling
Cons
  • Clunky manual transmission
  • Rough-riding SX trim
  • Poor handling from lower trims
  • Underpowered engine
  • Engine and road noise permeates cabin
  • Competitors offer more features
  • Confusing interior controls

General Specs

Transmission Manual Manual Manual
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas I4 2.0L/122 Gas I4 1.5L/91 Gas I4 1.6L/97
MPG 25 City / 34 Hwy 27 City / 33 Hwy 29 City / 39 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style 4 Door Sedan Hatchback Sedan

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 104.300 98.4 98.000
Length, Overall (in) 178.300 161.6 173.600
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.900 66.7 67.800
Height, Overall (in) 57.500 60.0 58.000

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard

Exterior Features

Rear Spoiler Optional

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2729 2496 2578

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front All-Season Standard Standard Standard
Tires - Rear All-Season Standard Standard 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 Standard
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard
Cruise Control Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Optional
Auto-Off Headlights Standard
Interior Cargo Shade Optional
Front Reading Lamps Standard
Remote Engine Start Optional
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Optional
Trip Computer Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Optional
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Optional Optional Standard
Keyless Entry Standard Optional
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Optional
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard Standard

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 5 5 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 96.800 90.8 85.100
Front Head Room (in) 40.000 40.4 39.100
Front Leg Room (in) 43.300 41.3 42.200
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.700 52.7 52.700
Front Hip Room (in) 53.000 51.5 50.600
Second Head Room (in) 37.600 39.0 37.100
Second Leg Room (in) 35.000 34.5 31.200
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.700 51.3 49.000
Second Hip Room (in) 53.300 51.3 49.200
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (cu. ft.) 57.3
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 14.700 12.800

Entertainment

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

Heating & Cooling

A/C Standard Standard Standard

Navigation & Communication

Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Standard

Seats

Cloth Seats Standard Standard 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
Side Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Body Air Bag Standard

Brakes

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

Safety Features

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

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard Standard
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4 Gas I4
Displacement 2.0L/122 1.5L/91 1.6L/97
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 156 @ 6200 117 @ 6600 120 @ 6350
Torque (Net @ RPM) 144 @ 4300 106 @ 4800 112 @ 5000
Transmission Manual Manual Manual
Turning diameter 33.900 34.4 34.400

Fuel

Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 25 27 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 34 33 39
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.700 10.6 12.000

Suspension

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

Transmission

Automatic Optional
6-Speed Automatic Optional
Manual Standard Standard Standard
5-Speed Manual Standard Standard
6-Speed Manual Standard