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Fuel Economy City
18.0 mpg 19.0 mpg 17.0 mpg
Fuel Economy Hwy
24.0 mpg 29.0 mpg 25.0 mpg
Star Rating
N/A
Transmission
6-spd man w/OD 6-spd man w/OD 6-spd SelectShift w/OD
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
48/50,000 36/36,000 36/36,000
Seating Capacity
4 occupants
4 occupants
5 occupants
Radio
AM/FM stereo, seek-scan Shaker SiriusXM AM/FM/Satellite, clock, seek-scan SiriusXM AM/FM/Satellite, clock, seek-scan
MP3 Player
N/A MP3 decoder MP3 decoder
Cruise Control
with steering wheel controls with steering wheel controls with steering wheel controls
Cup Holder
front and rear front front and rear
1-Touch Open
driver driver and passenger driver and passenger
Adjustable Pedals
N/A N/A power
Air Compressor
air compressor N/A N/A
Air Filter
air filter air filter air filter
Amplifier
N/A 370W amplifier amplifier
Antenna
window grid fixed window grid
Cargo Floor Trim
carpeted carpeted carpeted
Cargo Light
cargo light cargo light cargo light
Cargo Net
N/A N/A cargo net
Climate Control
N/A N/A automatic air conditioning
Clock
in-dash N/A N/A
Compass
N/A compass compass
Convertible Roof
N/A power with lining, glass rear window N/A
Dome Light
fade fade fade
Door Bins
dual dual dual
Door Locks
power with 2 stage unlock power with 2 stage unlock power with 2 stage unlock
Driver Foot Rest
driver foot rest driver foot rest driver foot rest
Exterior Temperature
exterior temperature exterior temperature exterior temperature
Floor Console
full full full
Front Air Conditioning
manual manual dual zone front
Front Windows
power power power
Front Windshield Wipers
variable intermittent variable intermittent variable intermittent
Garage Door Opener
N/A HomeLink Wireless Control System HomeLink Wireless Control System
Glove Box
locking glove box locking
Instrument Display
analog analog analog
Instrument Panel Storage
covered bin N/A N/A
Internet Access
N/A internet access internet access
Lighter Elements
front N/A N/A
Oil Pressure Gauge
oil pressure gauge oil pressure gauge N/A
Overhead Console
mini with storage N/A mini with storage
Park Distance Control
N/A N/A rear
Power Outlets
2 2 3
Radio Steering Wheel Controls
radio steering wheel controls radio steering wheel controls radio steering wheel controls
Reading Lights
front front front & rear
Rear Child Safety Door Locks
N/A N/A rear child safety door locks
Rear Defroster
rear defroster rear defroster rear defroster
Rear Door Bins
N/A N/A rear door bins
Rear Heat Ducts
underseat ducts N/A underseat ducts
Rear Windows
vented power power
Rearview Mirror
day-night auto-dimming day-night auto-dimming day-night
Remote Fuel Flap Release
mechanical N/A N/A
Remote Keyless Entry
keyfob (front doors) keyfob (all doors) keyfob (all doors)
Retained Accessory Power
retained accessory power retained accessory power retained accessory power
Seatback Storage
1 2 2
Smokers Package
ashtray N/A N/A
Speakers
6 8 performance 7
Speed Sensitve Wipers
N/A N/A speed sensitive wipers
Steering Wheel
tilt sport tilt power telescopic tilt
Steering Wheel Material
leather leather/aluminum leather/metal-look
Sun Visor Strip
sun visor strip N/A sun visor strip
Systems Monitor
N/A systems monitor systems monitor
Tachometer
tachometer tachometer tachometer
Tinted Windows
light light light
Trip Computer
N/A trip computer trip computer
Trip Odometer
trip odometer trip odometer trip odometer
Trunk/Hatch/Door Release
power power power
Trunk Lid Trim
carpet carpet carpet
Vanity Mirrors
dual illuminated dual illuminated dual illuminated
Volt Gauge
N/A voltmeter gauge N/A
Water Temp Gauge
engine temperature gauge engine temperature gauge engine temperature gauge
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Seating Capacity
4 occupants
4 occupants
5 occupants
Seat Trim
cloth leather leather
Rear Seats
bucket bench 60-40 bench
Heated Front Seats
N/A N/A driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback
Front Armrests
center center center
Front Seat Type
bucket bucket bucket
Front Headrests
fixed adjustable w/tilt adjustable w/tilt
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
6-way 8-way (6-way power) (8-way power)
Easy Entry
N/A rear seat easy entry N/A
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
4-way 4-way (8-way power)
Rear Headrests
fixed fixed fixed
Rear Armrests
center with pass-thru N/A center
Door Trim
cloth vinyl leatherette
Headliner
full cloth full cloth full cloth
Floor Trim
carpet carpet carpet
Floor Mats
carpet front carpet front carpeted front & rear
Dashboard Insert
piano black aluminum aluminum
Gear Shift Knob Trim
leather/aluminum leather/aluminum leather/chrome
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Front
Back
Side Profile
Interior Profile
Dashboard
Torque
159 @ 5500 280 @ 4250 350 @ 1500-5000
Horsepower
238 @ 8500 305 @ 6500 365 @ 5500
Engine
1.3L Rotary 238 HP 3.7L V-6 305 HP 280 ft.lbs. @ 4,250 rpm 3.5L V-6 365 HP 350 ft.lbs. @ 1,500 rpm
Transmission
6-spd man w/OD 6-spd man w/OD 6-spd SelectShift w/OD
Fuel Tank
15.9 gal. 16.0 gal. 19.0 gal.
Range
329 miles 376 miles 391 miles
Drive Type
rear-wheel rear-wheel automatic full-time all wheel
Alternator
100 amp 130 amp N/A
Axle Ratio
4.44 2.73 2.77
Battery
490 amp 540 amp with run down protection 650 amp with run down protection
Exhaust
stainless steel with chrome tailpipe finish dual stainless steel with polished tailpipe finish dual stainless steel with chrome tailpipe finish
Limited Slip Differential
Tochigi Fuji limited slip differential Torque Vectoring Control brake actuated
Locking Hub Control
N/A N/A permanent
Traction Control
N/A ABS & driveline ABS & driveline
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Electronic Stability
N/A AdvanceTrac AdvanceTrac
Wheels
18.0 " silver aluminum 17.0 " machined aluminum 19.0 " painted aluminum
Front Suspension
double wishbone strut strut
Rear Suspension
multi-link rigid axle multi-link independent multi-link
Brakes
4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc
Ride
sport N/A sport
Front Anti-Roll Bar
front anti-roll bar front anti-roll bar front anti-roll bar
Front Springs
coil coil coil
Front Shocks
gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Rear Anti-Roll Bar
rear anti-roll bar rear anti-roll bar rear anti-roll bar
Rear Springs
coil coil coil
Rear Shocks
gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Steering
rack & pinion rack & pinion rack & pinion
Vented Disc Brakes
front and rear front and rear front
Front Tires
P225/45WR18.0BSW performance P215/65TR17.0BSW AS P255/45VR19.0BSW AS
Spare Tire and Wheel
N/A compact steel compact steel
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Door Count
4 doors 2 doors 4 doors
Maximum Cargo Volume
7.6 cu.ft. 9.6 cu.ft. 20.1 cu.ft.
Exterior Width
69.7 " 73.9 " 76.2 "
Front Headroom
38.2 " 38.8 " 39.0 "
Rear Legroom
32.2 " 29.8 " 38.1 "
Curb Weight
3,029 lbs. 3,630 lbs. 4,341 lbs.
Drag Coefficient
.31 N/A N/A
Exterior Height
52.8 " 55.8 " 60.7 "
Exterior Length
174.3 " 188.5 " 202.9 "
Front Hiproom
53.4 " 53.4 " 56.3 "
Front Legroom
42.7 " 42.4 " 41.9 "
Front Shoulder Room
54.9 " 55.3 " 57.9 "
Front Tread
59 " 62 " 65 "
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating
3,810 lbs. N/A N/A
Interior Cargo Volume
7.6 cu.ft. 9.6 cu.ft. 20.1 cu.ft.
Max Trailer Weight
N/A 1,000 lbs. N/A
Passenger Volume
96 cu.ft. 81 cu.ft. 102 cu.ft.
Rear Headroom
36.8 " 36.5 " 37.8 "
Rear Hiproom
48.1 " 45.2 " 55.8 "
Rear Shoulder Room
54.9 " 45.0 " 56.9 "
Rear Tread
59 " 63 " 66 "
Turning Radius
17.4 ' 16.7 ' 19.8 '
Wheelbase
106 " 107 " 113 "
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Rear Spoiler
N/A N/A lip
Bumpers
body-colored body-colored body-colored
Grille Moldings
black black w/chrome surround black w/chrome surround
Paint
clearcoat monotone clearcoat monotone clearcoat monotone
Exterior Mirrors
dual power remote dual power remote convex spotter dual power remote heated convex spotter
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Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)
4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS) 4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS) 4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
Front Impact Airbags
driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger
Panic Alarm
panic alarm panic alarm panic alarm
Security System
security system N/A security system
Safety Rating - Frontal
Driver
Passenger
Driver N/A
Passenger N/A
Driver
Passenger
Safety Rating - Side
Front Seat
Rear Seat
Front Seat N/A
Rear Seat N/A
Front Seat
Rear Seat
Center High Mounted Stop Light
center high mounted stop light center high mounted stop light center high mounted stop light
Driver Side Impact Airbags
seat mounted seat mounted seat mounted
Head Protection
N/A driver and passenger N/A
Ignition Disable
immobilizer SecuriLock SecuriLock
Occupancy Sensor
N/A occupancy sensor occupancy sensor
Overhead Airbag
curtain 1st and 2nd row overhead airbags N/A Safety Canopy Systems
Passenger Side Impact Airbag
seat mounted seat mounted seat mounted
Seatbelt Pretensioners
front front front
Side Impact Bars
side impact beams side impact beams side impact beams
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Accessories Months/Miles
48/50,000 N/A N/A
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
48/50,000 36/36,000 36/36,000
Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles
60/unlimited 60/unlimited 60/unlimited
Major Components Months/Miles
48/50,000 60/60,000 60/60,000
Roadside Assistance Months/Miles
48/50,000 60/60,000 60/60,000
Invoice
$24,659 $29,160 $36,882
MSRP
$26,680 $32,435 $40,805
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Cash Rebates
Est. Monthly Payments
N/A $466 $569
Used Starting Price
Average Cost to Fill Tank
$61 $61 $73