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Coupe
  • Coupe
  • Coupe

Prices

MSRP $27,270 $25,095 $32,100
Invoice $25,361 $24,091 $29,530
Avg. Paid N/A N/A N/A

U.S. News Scores

Overall 8.2 8.6 8.6
Critics' Rating 8.3 9.3 9.2
Performance 8.5 8.9 8.7
Interior 7.9 9.1 7.3
Safety 10.0 9.7 10.0
Reliability 3.0 2.0 3.0

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Smooth manual and automatic transmissions
  • Fuel-efficient diesel engine
  • High-quality cabin materials
  • High-quality interior
  • Spacious front and rear seats
  • Good cargo space
  • Great all-around performance
  • Nimble handling
  • Powerful engine choices
  • Good fuel economy for the class
Cons
  • Confusing navigation system
  • Cramped rear seats
  • Sluggish navigation system with small screen
  • Some low-quality interior trim

General Specs

Transmission Manual Manual Automatic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Turbocharged Gas I4 2.0L/121 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 2.0 L/121 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 2.0 L/122
MPG 21 City / 30 Hwy 21 City / 31 Hwy 23 City / 36 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style Hatchback Hatchback Coupe

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 101.500 101.5 105.9
Length, Overall (in) 169.000 165.9 174.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 78.500 70 69.8
Height, Overall (in) 56.000 57.8 55.8

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Sun/Moon Roof Optional
Power Tilt/Sliding Sunroof Optional
Rear Spoiler Standard Standard Optional

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3219 3113 3300

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front Performance Standard Standard Standard
Tires - Rear Performance Standard Standard Standard
Compact Spare Tire Standard
Full Size Spare Tire Standard
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Standard Standard Standard
Wheel Locks Optional Standard

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard Standard Optional
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard
Back-Up Camera Optional
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Standard Standard Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard
HID headlights Optional
Interior Cargo Shade Standard
Luggage Rack Optional
Front Reading Lamps Standard
Rear Reading Lamps Standard
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Trip Computer Standard Standard Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard Optional
Universal Garage Door Opener Optional
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Rain Sensing Wipers Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Standard Standard Standard
Keyless Entry Standard Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Optional
Heated Mirrors Optional Standard Standard
Mirror Memory Optional
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard Standard
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 5 5 4
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 89.000 92.9
Front Head Room (in) 39.300 39.3 40.1
Front Leg Room (in) 41.200 41.2 41.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.400 54.7 54.4
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD -
Second Head Room (in) 36.900 38.5 36.5
Second Leg Room (in) 34.800 35.5 33
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.800 52.8 53.4
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (cu. ft.) 39.000 46
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 13.7

Entertainment

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

Heating & Cooling

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

Navigation & Communication

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

Seats

Cloth Seats Standard
Leather Seats Standard Optional
Premium Synthetic Seats Standard
Heated Driver Seat Optional Standard Optional
Driver Lumbar Optional Standard Optional
Passenger Lumbar Standard Optional
Seat Memory Optional
Power Driver Seat Optional Standard Optional
Power Passenger Seat Standard Optional
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Standard Standard
2nd Row Bench Seat Standard Standard Standard
Bucket Seats Optional 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 Optional

Brakes

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

Safety Features

Brake Assist Standard Standard
Electronic Stability Control Standard Standard Standard
Daytime Running Lights Standard Standard Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors Standard Standard Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard
Auto-Leveling Headlights Optional
Lane Departure Warning Optional

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Locking Rear Differential Standard
Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard
Rear Wheel Drive Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard Standard
Turbocharged Standard Standard Standard
Engine Type Turbocharged Gas I4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Displacement 2.0L/121 2.0 L/121 2.0 L/122
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 200 @ 5100-6000 200 @ 5100 240 @ 5000
Torque (Net @ RPM) 207 @ 1800-5000 207 @ 1700 255 @ 1250
Transmission Manual Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Turning diameter 35.100 35.8 35.6

Fuel

Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 21 (Est) 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 31 (Est) 36
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.500 14.5 13.7

Suspension

Active Suspension System Optional
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Four Link Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link Multi-Link

Transmission

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