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5dr Wgn Man Base
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  • 5dr Wgn Auto Base
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5dr Wgn Man (Natl)
  • 5dr Wgn Man (Natl)
  • 5dr Wgn Auto (Natl)
4dr Sdn Man GLS
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  • 5dr HB Man GS
  • 4dr Sdn Auto GLS
  • 5dr HB Auto GS
  • 5dr HB Man SE
  • 5dr HB Auto SE

Prices

MSRP $14,400 $16,300 $14,545
Invoice $14,090 $15,485 $14,154
Avg. Paid $13,063 $13,691 $12,448

U.S. News Scores

Overall 7.9 8.1 7.9
Critics' Rating 8.4 8.5 8.7
Performance 7.2 7.4 7.9
Interior 8.0 7.6 8.0
Operating Cost 8.2 8.0 8.5
Safety 8.5 9.7 8.0
Reliability 3.5 3.5 3.0

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Ample head- and legroom
  • Plenty of cargo space
  • Lots of available features
  • Easy to park
  • Ample cargo space
  • Roomy back seat
  • Hatchback’s large cargo hold
  • Attractive interior
Cons
  • Automatic transmission can be hesitant to downshift
  • Firm ride on rough pavement
  • Poor fuel economy
  • Underwhelming handling
  • Not as many features as rivals

General Specs

Transmission Manual Manual Manual
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas I4 1.6L/97 Gas I4 2.4L/144 Gas I4 1.6L/97
MPG 25 City / 30 Hwy 22 City / 28 Hwy 28 City / 37 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style 5 Door Wagon 4 Door Wagon Sedan

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 100.400 102.4 101.200
Length, Overall (in) 161.600 167.3 172.000
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.300 69.3 66.900
Height, Overall (in) 63.400 63.4 57.100

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Privacy Glass Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Rear Spoiler Optional Optional

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2800 3027 2396

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
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
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard
Cruise Control Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Optional
Fog Lamps Optional
Interior Cargo Shade Optional Optional
Front Reading Lamps Standard
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Standard
Trip Computer Standard Standard Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Optional Optional
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Optional Optional Optional
Keyless Entry Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Optional Optional Optional
Heated Mirrors Standard
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.) 102.300 110.9 89.700
Front Head Room (in) 40.200 40.0 39.900
Front Leg Room (in) 42.100 40.7 41.800
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.200 55.8 53.700
Front Hip Room (in) 53.300 52.7 51.300
Second Head Room (in) 39.600 41.2 37.200
Second Leg Room (in) 39.000 38.0 33.300
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.100 54.7 53.400
Second Hip Room (in) 52.700 46.7 47.200
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 13.700
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (cu. ft.) 53.400 11.6
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (cu. ft.) 19.300 69.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (cu. ft.)

Entertainment

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

Heating & Cooling

A/C Standard Standard Standard

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System Optional
Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Standard 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 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 Standard
Electronic Stability Control Standard Standard Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard Standard
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors 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 1.6L/97 2.4L/144 1.6L/97
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 138 @ 6300 158 @ 6000 138 @ 6300
Torque (Net @ RPM) 123 @ 4850 162 @ 4000 123 @ 4850
Transmission Manual Manual w/OD Manual
Turning diameter 34.600 34.8 34.100

Fuel

Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 25 22 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 28 37
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 12.700 14.0 11.400

Suspension

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

Transmission

Manual Standard Standard Standard
5-Speed Manual Standard
6-Speed Manual Standard Standard