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Zip Code: 98109
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Fuel Economy City
18.0 mpg 22.0 mpg 29.0 mpg
Fuel Economy Hwy
24.0 mpg 28.0 mpg 41.0 mpg
Star Rating
N/A
Transmission
6-spd man w/OD 5-spd man w/OD 6-spd man w/OD
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
48/50,000 36/36,000 36/36,000
Seating Capacity
4 occupants
2 occupants
5 occupants
Radio
SIRIUS AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan AM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scan AM/FM, seek-scan
MP3 Player
N/A MP3 decoder MP3 decoder
Cruise Control
with steering wheel controls N/A N/A
Cup Holder
front and rear front front and rear
1-Touch Open
driver driver driver
Air Compressor
air compressor tire inflator N/A
Air Filter
air filter N/A air filter
Amplifier
amplifier N/A N/A
Antenna
window grid fixed window grid
Auxiliary Visors
N/A N/A dual
Cargo Floor Trim
carpeted carpeted carpeted
Cargo Light
cargo light cargo light cargo light
Clock
in-dash N/A in-dash
Convertible Roof
N/A manual with glass rear window, Windblocker wind blocker N/A
Dome Light
fade dome light fade
Door Bins
dual dual dual
Door Locks
power with 2 stage unlock manual power with 2 stage unlock
Driver Foot Rest
driver foot rest driver foot rest driver foot rest
Exterior Temperature
exterior temperature N/A exterior temperature
Floor Console
full full full
Front Air Conditioning
manual manual manual
Front Windows
power power power
Front Windshield Wipers
variable intermittent fixed interval variable intermittent
Garage Door Opener
HomeLink Wireless Control System N/A N/A
Glove Box
locking locking glove box
Instrument Display
analog analog digital/analog
Instrument Panel Storage
covered bin bin bin
Interior Concealed Storage
N/A interior concealed storage N/A
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 N/A
Power Outlets
2 1 2
Radio Steering Wheel Controls
radio steering wheel controls N/A N/A
Reading Lights
front N/A N/A
Rear Child Safety Door Locks
N/A N/A rear child safety door locks
Rear Defroster
rear defroster rear defroster rear defroster
Rear Heat Ducts
underseat ducts N/A underseat ducts
Rear Windows
vented N/A power
Rearview Mirror
auto-dimming day-night day-night day-night
Remote Fuel Flap Release
mechanical mechanical mechanical
Remote Keyless Entry
keyfob (front doors) N/A keyfob (all doors)
Retained Accessory Power
retained accessory power N/A retained accessory power
Seatback Storage
1 1 1
Smokers Package
ashtray N/A N/A
Speakers
9 Bose 6 4
Steering Wheel
tilt sport tilt sport telescopic tilt
Steering Wheel Material
leather/piano black leather/metal-look N/A
Sun Visor Strip
sun visor strip N/A N/A
Sunroof
express open N/A N/A
Tachometer
tachometer tachometer tachometer
Tinted Windows
light light light
Trip Computer
N/A N/A trip computer
Trip Odometer
trip odometer trip odometer trip odometer
Trunk/Hatch/Door Release
power mechanical mechanical
Trunk Lid Trim
carpet N/A carpet
Vanity Mirrors
dual illuminated N/A N/A
Water Temp Gauge
engine temperature gauge engine temperature gauge N/A
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Seating Capacity
4 occupants
2 occupants
5 occupants
Seat Trim
leather cloth cloth
Rear Seats
bucket N/A full bench
Heated Front Seats
driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback N/A N/A
Front Armrests
center center center
Front Seat Type
bucket bucket bucket
Front Headrests
fixed fixed adjustable
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
(8-way power) 6-way 6-way
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
4-way 4-way 4-way
Rear Headrests
fixed N/A adjustable
Rear Armrests
center with pass-thru N/A N/A
Door Trim
leatherette vinyl cloth
Headliner
full cloth N/A full cloth
Floor Trim
carpet carpet carpet
Floor Mats
carpet front carpet front carpeted front & rear
Dashboard Insert
piano black piano black piano black
Gear Shift Knob Trim
leather/aluminum N/A N/A
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Front
Back
Side Profile
Interior Profile
Dashboard
Torque
159 @ 5500 140 @ 5000 168 @ 4000
Horsepower
238 @ 8500 167 @ 7000 167 @ 6000
Engine
1.3L Rotary 238 HP 2.0L I-4 167 HP 2.0L I-4 155 HP
Transmission
6-spd man w/OD 5-spd man w/OD 6-spd man w/OD
Fuel Tank
15.9 gal. 12.7 gal. 13.2 gal.
Range
329 miles 314 miles 454 miles
Drive Type
rear-wheel rear-wheel front-wheel
Alternator
100 amp 100 amp 100 amp
Axle Ratio
4.44 4.10 3.85
Battery
490 amp 325 amp with run down protection
Exhaust
stainless steel with chrome tailpipe finish stainless steel with chrome tailpipe finish stainless steel
Limited Slip Differential
Tochigi Fuji N/A N/A
Traction Control
driveline ABS & driveline ABS & driveline
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Electronic Stability
stability control electronic stability electronic stability
Wheels
18.0 " silver aluminum 16.0 " silver aluminum 16.0 " steel
Front Suspension
double wishbone double wishbone strut
Rear Suspension
multi-link independent multi-link independent multi-link
Brakes
4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc
Ride
sport N/A N/A
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
Steering Cooler
N/A steering cooler N/A
Vented Disc Brakes
front and rear front front
Front Tires
P225/45WR18.0BSW performance P205/50VR16.0BSW performance P205/60HR16.0BSW AS
Spare Tire and Wheel
N/A N/A compact steel
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Door Count
4 doors 2 doors 4 doors
Maximum Cargo Volume
7.6 cu.ft. 5.3 cu.ft. 12.4 cu.ft.
Exterior Width
69.7 " 67.7 " 70.7 "
Front Headroom
36.7 " 37.4 " 38.6 "
Rear Legroom
32.2 " N/A 35.8 "
Curb Weight
3,029 lbs. 2,480 lbs. 2,781 lbs.
Drag Coefficient
.31 .34 .26
Exterior Height
52.8 " 49.0 " 57.3 "
Exterior Length
174.3 " 157.3 " 180.3 "
Front Hiproom
53.4 " 50.6 " 55.5 "
Front Legroom
42.7 " 43.1 " 42.2 "
Front Shoulder Room
54.9 " 53.2 " 57.2 "
Front Tread
59 " 59 " 61 "
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating
3,810 lbs. 3,078 lbs. N/A
Interior Cargo Volume
7.6 cu.ft. 5.3 cu.ft. 12.4 cu.ft.
Passenger Volume
96 cu.ft. N/A 96 cu.ft.
Rear Headroom
36.5 " N/A 37.6 "
Rear Hiproom
48.1 " N/A 53.5 "
Rear Shoulder Room
54.9 " N/A 54.4 "
Rear Tread
59 " 59 " 61 "
Turning Radius
17.4 ' 15.4 ' 17.4 '
Wheelbase
106 " 92 " 106 "
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Rear Spoiler
lip N/A N/A
Bumpers
body-colored body-colored body-colored
Grille Moldings
black black black w/chrome accents
Paint
clearcoat monotone clearcoat monotone clearcoat monotone
Exterior Mirrors
dual power remote heated dual power remote dual power remote
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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)
Daytime Running Lights
N/A N/A daytime running lights
Front Impact Airbags
driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger
Panic Alarm
panic alarm N/A panic alarm
Security System
security system N/A N/A
Safety Rating - Frontal
Driver N/A
Passenger N/A
Driver N/A
Passenger N/A
Driver
Passenger
Safety Rating - Side
Front Seat N/A
Rear Seat N/A
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 immobilizer immobilizer
Occupancy Sensor
N/A occupancy sensor occupancy sensor
Overhead Airbag
curtain 1st and 2nd row overhead airbags N/A curtain 1st and 2nd row overhead airbags
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 36/36,000 36/36,000
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 36/36,000 36/36,000
Invoice
$30,005 $22,424 $16,474
MSRP
$32,470 $24,515 $17,740
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Cash Rebates
Est. Monthly Payments
N/A $383 $280
Used Starting Price
Average Cost to Fill Tank
$61 $48 $50