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5dr Wgn Man L FWD (Natl)
  • 5dr Wgn Man L FWD (Natl)
  • 5dr Wgn Auto L FWD (Natl)
  • 5dr Wgn Man S FWD (Natl)
  • 5dr Wgn Auto S FWD (Natl)
  • 5dr Wgn Auto S AWD (Natl)
2.0i 4-Door Manual
  • 2.0i 4-Door Manual
  • 2.0i 5-Door Manual
  • 2.0i 4-Door Automatic
  • 2.0i Premium 4-Door Manual
  • 2.0i 5-Door Automatic
  • 2.0i Premium 5-Door Manual
  • 2.0i Premium 4-Door Automatic
  • 2.0i Premium 5-Door Automatic
  • 2.0i Sport Premium 5-Door Manual
  • 2.0i Sport Premium 5-Door Automatic
  • 2.0i Limited 4-Door Automatic
  • 2.0i Limited 5-Door Automatic
  • 2.0i Sport Limited 5-Door Automatic
Automatic
  • Manual
  • Automatic
  • Manual Sport
  • Automatic Sport
  • Automatic Sport with Navigation

Prices

MSRP $19,275 $17,495 $16,225
Invoice $18,216 $16,734 $15,798
Avg. Paid N/A $15,575 N/A

U.S. News Scores

Overall 7.2 8.1 8.4
Critics' Rating 6.7 8.9 9.0
Performance 6.6 8.4 8.1
Interior 6.9 8.4 8.8
Safety 9.3 9.3 8.3
Reliability 4.0 2.5 3.0
Operating Cost N/A 8.1 N/A

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Optional 2.4-liter engine with good passing power
  • Optional all-wheel drive
  • Standard all-wheel drive
  • Spacious interior
  • Impressive cabin space
  • Innovative storage options
  • Good front and rear visibility
Cons
  • Lackluster base engine
  • Cheap interior materials
  • Fewer optional features than competitors
  • Lackluster engine power
  • Underpowered engine
  • Engine and road noise permeates cabin
  • Competitors offer more features

General Specs

Transmission Manual Manual Automatic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas I4 1.8L/110 Gas Flat 4 2.0L/122 Gas I4 1.5L/91
MPG 26 City / 32 Hwy 25 City / 34 Hwy 28 City / 35 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style 5 Door Wagon Sedan Hatchback

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 102.4 104.1 98.4
Length, Overall (in) 171.9 180.3 161.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.5 68.5 66.7
Height, Overall (in) 61.0 57.7 60.0

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Rear Spoiler Optional

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2844 2910 2577

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 Standard
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Optional
Wheel Locks Optional Optional
Steel Wheels Standard Standard Standard
Wheel Covers Standard Standard Standard

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

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

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 5 5 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 94.2 96.9 90.8
Front Head Room (in) 40.5 39.8 40.4
Front Leg Room (in) 41.6 43.5 41.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.3 55.6 52.7
Front Hip Room (in) 52.3 52.2 51.5
Second Head Room (in) 39.3 37.1 39.0
Second Leg Room (in) 36.2 35.4 34.5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.6 54.2 51.3
Second Hip Room (in) 43.7 53.1 51.3
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (cu. ft.) 49.4 57.3
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 12.0

Entertainment

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

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

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

All Wheel Drive Standard
Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard Standard
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas Flat 4 Gas I4
Displacement 1.8L/110 2.0L/122 1.5L/91
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 132 @ 6000 148 @ 6200 117 @ 6600
Torque (Net @ RPM) 128 @ 4400 145 @ 4200 106 @ 4800
Transmission Manual Manual Automatic
Turning diameter 36.0 34.8 34.4

Fuel

Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 26 25 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 32 34 35
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.2 14.5 10.6

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut Macpherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Double Wishbone Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Transmission

Automatic Standard
5-Speed Automatic Standard
Manual Standard Standard
5-Speed Manual Standard Standard