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Prices

MSRP $28,800 $39,200 $24,200
Invoice $26,986 $36,554 $22,748
Avg. Paid N/A N/A N/A

U.S. News Scores

Overall 7.8 7.1 8.3
Critics' Rating 8.1 6.5 8.8
Performance 7.8 8.5 7.4
Interior 7.5 7.0 7.3
Safety 9.0 10.0 9.3
Reliability 3.0 3.0 3.5

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Accelerates, brakes and handles like a normal car
  • Spacious cabin
  • Good acceleration
  • Drives like a gas-only car
  • Excellent fuel economy
  • Large cargo area
  • High reliability rating
  • Spacious back seat
Cons
  • Limited battery range
  • Lacks cargo space
  • Grabby brakes
  • Lackluster performance
  • Some complaints of cheap interior materials

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Electric Electric Gas/Electric I4 1.8L/110
MPG N/A N/A 51 City / 48 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style 4 Door Hatchback Hatchback Hatchback

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 106.3 104.300 106.3
Length, Overall (in) 175.0 172.900 176.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.7 71.800 68.7
Height, Overall (in) 61.0 58.200 58.7

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Rear Spoiler Standard Standard Standard

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3256 3640 3042

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front All-Season Standard
Tires - Front Performance Standard Standard Optional
Tires - Rear All-Season Standard
Tires - Rear Performance Standard Standard Optional
Compact Spare Tire Standard
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Standard Standard
Wheel Locks Optional
Steel Wheels Standard
Wheel Covers Standard Standard

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard Standard Optional
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard Standard
Back-Up Camera Optional Standard
Cruise Control Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard
HID headlights Standard
Interior Cargo Shade Optional Standard
Keyless Start Standard Standard Standard
Rear Parking Aid Standard
Front Reading Lamps Standard Standard
Remote Engine Start Optional
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard Standard
Navigation from Telematics Standard
Trip Computer Standard Standard Standard
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
Heated Mirrors Standard Standard Standard
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 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 92.4 90.700 93.7
Front Head Room (in) 41.2 38.300 38.6
Front Leg Room (in) 42.1 43.700 42.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.3 55.600 54.9
Front Hip Room (in) 51.7 53.900 52.7
Second Head Room (in) 37.3 37.900 37.6
Second Leg Room (in) 33.3 33.200 36.0
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.5 53.700 53.1
Second Hip Room (in) 50.0 52.700 51.200
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (cu. ft.) 30.0 - TBD - 67.3

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
Premium Sound System Standard

Heating & Cooling

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

Navigation & Communication

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

Seats

Cloth Seats Standard Standard Standard
Leather Seats Optional
Heated Driver Seat Standard Standard
Heated Rear Seat Standard
Power Driver Seat Optional
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

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
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard Standard
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors Standard
Front Tow Hooks Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard
Electric Motor Standard Standard
Engine Type Electric Electric Gas/Electric I4
Displacement 1.8L/110
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 107 @ - TBD - 143 @ - TBD - 98 @ 5200
Torque (Net @ RPM) 187 @ - TBD - 181 @ - TBD - 105 @ 4000
Transmission Automatic Automatic Continuously Variable Ratio
Turning diameter 34.1 40.700 - TBD -

Fuel

Electric Fuel System Standard Standard
Hybrid Fuel Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 51
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 48
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 11.9

Suspension

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

Transmission

Automatic Standard Standard Standard
1-Speed Automatic Standard Standard
Continuously Variable Trans Standard