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Prices

MSRP $16,810 $17,895  
Invoice $15,843 $17,104
Avg. Paid $17,175 $17,948

U.S. News Scores

Overall 8.3 8.2  
Critics' Rating 9.0 8.8
Performance 8.5 8.0
Interior 7.7 8.1
Safety 9.0 9.6
Reliability 2.5 2.5

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Attractive, high-quality interior
  • Superb handling
  • Good fuel economy
  • Spacious, functional interior
  • Good fuel economy
  • Standard all-wheel drive
  • Excellent safety ratings 
 
Cons
  • Confusing tech features
  • Sluggish acceleration
  • Noisy CVT

General Specs

Transmission Manual Manual  
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Regular Unleaded I-4 2.0 L/122 Regular Unleaded H-4 2.0 L/122
MPG 26 City / 36 Hwy 25 City / 34 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style Sedan Sedan  

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 104.3 104.1  
Length, Overall (in) 178.5 180.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.8 68.5
Height, Overall (in) 57.7 57.7

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard  
Power Windows Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Rear Spoiler Optional  

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2935 2944  

Tires & Wheels

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

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard  
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Optional
Auto-Off Headlights Standard
Keyless Start Optional
Remote Engine Start Optional
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Optional
Trip Computer Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Optional
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Standard
Keyless Entry Standard Standard
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

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 5 5  
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 90.7 96.9
Front Head Room (in) 38.3 39.8
Front Leg Room (in) 41.9 43.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.6 55.6
Front Hip Room (in) 53.9 52.2
Second Head Room (in) 38 37.1
Second Leg Room (in) 33.2 35.4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.7 54.2
Second Hip Room (in) 52.7 53.1
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 13.2 12

Entertainment

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

Heating & Cooling

A/C Standard Standard  

Navigation & Communication

Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Optional Standard  

Seats

Cloth Seats Standard Standard  
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard
2nd Row Bench Seat Standard Standard
Bucket Seats Standard Standard

Safety

Airbags

Driver Air Bag Standard Standard  
Passenger Air Bag Standard Standard
Side Head Air Bag Standard Standard
Rear Head Air Bag Standard Standard
Side Air Bag Standard Standard

Brakes

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

Safety Features

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

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Locking Rear Differential Standard  
All Wheel Drive Standard
Front Wheel Drive Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard
Engine Type Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded H-4
Displacement 2.0 L/122 2.0 L/122
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 160 @ 6500 148 @ 6200
Torque (Net @ RPM) 146 @ 4450 145 @ 4200
Transmission Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Turning diameter 36 34.8

Fuel

Flexible Fuel Capability Standard  
Gasoline Fuel Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 26 (Est) 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 36 (Est) 34
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 12.4 14.5

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front Strut Strut  
Suspension Type - Rear Short And Long Arm Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Short And Long Arm Double Wishbone

Transmission

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

Safety scores should only be compared between vehicles of similar size and weight. Larger, heavier vehicles generally provide more protection than smaller, lighter ones.