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Fuel Economy City
18.0 mpg 21.0 mpg 19.0 mpg
Fuel Economy Hwy
25.0 mpg 28.0 mpg 29.0 mpg
Star Rating
N/A
Transmission
6-spd sequential shift control auto w/OD 6-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
5 occupants
4 occupants
Radio
SIRIUS-ready AM/FM/Satellite-capable, seek-scan SiriusXM AM/FM/HD/Satellite, seek-scan Shaker 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 and rear front
1-Touch Open
driver driver driver and passenger
Air Compressor
air compressor N/A N/A
Air Filter
air filter air filter air filter
Amplifier
N/A N/A 370W amplifier
Antenna
window grid integrated roof fixed
Cargo Concealed Storage
N/A cargo concealed storage N/A
Cargo Floor Trim
carpeted carpeted carpeted
Cargo Light
cargo light cargo light cargo light
Climate Control
N/A automatic air conditioning N/A
Clock
in-dash in-dash N/A
Compass
N/A N/A compass
Convertible Roof
N/A N/A power with lining, glass rear window
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 N/A manual
Front Windows
power power power
Front Windshield Wipers
variable intermittent variable intermittent variable intermittent
Garage Door Opener
N/A N/A HomeLink Wireless Control System
Glove Box
locking locking glove box
Heated Front Wipers
N/A wiper park N/A
Instrument Display
analog analog analog
Instrument Panel Storage
covered bin bin N/A
Internet Access
N/A N/A internet access
Lighter Elements
front N/A N/A
Oil Pressure Gauge
oil pressure gauge N/A oil pressure gauge
Overhead Console
mini with storage N/A N/A
Power Outlets
2 2 2
Radio Steering Wheel Controls
radio steering wheel controls radio steering wheel controls radio steering wheel controls
Reading Lights
front front front
Rear Child Safety Door Locks
N/A rear child safety door locks N/A
Rear Defroster
rear defroster rear defroster rear defroster
Rear Door Bins
N/A rear door bins N/A
Rear Heat Ducts
underseat ducts underseat ducts N/A
Rear Windows
vented power power
Rearview Mirror
day-night day-night auto-dimming day-night
Remote Fuel Flap Release
mechanical mechanical N/A
Remote Keyless Entry
keyfob (front doors) keyfob (all doors) keyfob (all doors)
Retained Accessory Power
retained accessory power N/A retained accessory power
Seatback Storage
1 2 2
Smokers Package
ashtray N/A N/A
Speakers
6 6 8 performance
Steering Wheel
tilt sport telescopic tilt sport tilt
Steering Wheel Material
leather leather/metal-look leather/aluminum
Sun Visor Strip
sun visor strip sun visor strip N/A
Sunroof
N/A express open/close N/A
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 N/A voltmeter gauge
Water Temp Gauge
engine temperature gauge engine temperature gauge engine temperature gauge
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Seating Capacity
4 occupants
5 occupants
4 occupants
Seat Trim
cloth leather leather
Rear Seats
bucket 60-40 bench bench
Heated Front Seats
N/A driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback N/A
Front Armrests
center center center
Front Seat Type
bucket sport bucket
Front Headrests
fixed adjustable w/tilt adjustable w/tilt
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
6-way (8-way power) 8-way (6-way power)
Easy Entry
N/A N/A rear seat easy entry
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
4-way 4-way 4-way
Rear Headrests
fixed adjustable fixed
Rear Armrests
center with pass-thru center N/A
Door Trim
cloth leatherette vinyl
Headliner
full cloth full cloth full cloth
Floor Trim
carpet carpet carpet
Floor Mats
carpet front carpeted front & rear carpet front
Dashboard Insert
piano black simulated carbon fibre aluminum
Gear Shift Knob Trim
leather/metal-look leather leather/aluminum
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Front
Back
Side Profile
Interior Profile
Dashboard
Engine
1.3L Rotary 212 HP 2.0L H-4 268 HP 258 ft.lbs. @ 2,000 rpm 3.7L V-6 305 HP 280 ft.lbs. @ 4,250 rpm
Transmission
6-spd sequential shift control auto w/OD 6-spd man w/OD 6-spd man w/OD
Fuel Tank
15.9 gal. 15.9 gal. 16.0 gal.
Range
336 miles 384 miles 376 miles
Drive Type
rear-wheel full-time all wheel rear-wheel
Alternator
100 amp N/A 130 amp
Axle Ratio
4.30 4.11 2.73
Battery
490 amp N/A 540 amp with run down protection
Exhaust
stainless steel with chrome tailpipe finish stainless steel with polished tailpipe finish dual stainless steel with polished tailpipe finish
Limited Slip Differential
N/A N/A limited slip differential
Locking Hub Control
N/A permanent N/A
Traction Control
N/A ABS & driveline ABS & driveline
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Electronic Stability
N/A electronic stability AdvanceTrac
Wheels
16.0 " silver aluminum 17.0 " gray aluminum 17.0 " machined aluminum
Front Suspension
double wishbone strut strut
Rear Suspension
multi-link independent double wishbone rigid axle multi-link
Brakes
4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc
Ride
N/A sport 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
Vented Disc Brakes
front and rear front front and rear
Front Tires
P225/55VR16.0BSW performance AS P235/45WR17.0BSW performance P215/65TR17.0BSW AS
Spare Tire and Wheel
N/A compact steel compact steel
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Door Count
4 doors 4 doors 2 doors
Maximum Cargo Volume
7.6 cu.ft. 12.0 cu.ft. 9.6 cu.ft.
Exterior Width
69.7 " 70.7 " 73.9 "
Front Headroom
38.2 " 37.2 " 38.8 "
Rear Legroom
32.2 " 35.4 " 29.8 "
Curb Weight
3,075 lbs. 3,320 lbs. 3,630 lbs.
Drag Coefficient
.31 .34 N/A
Exterior Height
52.8 " 58.1 " 55.8 "
Exterior Length
174.3 " 180.9 " 188.5 "
Front Hiproom
53.3 " N/A 53.4 "
Front Legroom
42.7 " 43.3 " 42.4 "
Front Shoulder Room
54.8 " 55.6 " 55.3 "
Front Tread
59 " 60 " 62 "
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating
3,854 lbs. N/A N/A
Interior Cargo Volume
7.6 cu.ft. 12.0 cu.ft. 9.6 cu.ft.
Max Trailer Weight
N/A N/A 1,000 lbs.
Passenger Volume
89 cu.ft. 93 cu.ft. 81 cu.ft.
Rear Headroom
36.8 " 37.1 " 36.5 "
Rear Hiproom
48.1 " N/A 45.2 "
Rear Shoulder Room
54.9 " 54.2 " 45.0 "
Rear Tread
59 " 61 " 63 "
Turning Radius
17.4 ' 17.7 ' 16.7 '
Wheelbase
106 " 104 " 107 "
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Rear Spoiler
N/A lip N/A
Bumpers
body-colored body-colored body-colored
Grille Moldings
black black black w/chrome surround
Paint
clearcoat monotone clearcoat monotone clearcoat monotone
Exterior Mirrors
dual power remote dual power remote heated dual power remote convex spotter
Rocker Panel Extensions
N/A rocker panel extensions N/A
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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 daytime running lights N/A
Front Impact Airbags
driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger
Panic Alarm
panic alarm panic alarm panic alarm
Security System
security system security system N/A
Safety Rating - Frontal
Driver
Passenger
Driver N/A
Passenger N/A
Driver N/A
Passenger N/A
Safety Rating - Side
Front Seat
Rear Seat
Front Seat N/A
Rear Seat N/A
Front Seat N/A
Rear Seat N/A
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 N/A driver and passenger
Ignition Disable
immobilizer immobilizer SecuriLock
Knee Airbag
N/A driver N/A
Occupancy Sensor
occupancy sensor occupancy sensor occupancy sensor
Overhead Airbag
curtain 1st and 2nd row overhead airbags curtain 1st and 2nd row overhead airbags N/A
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 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 36/36,000 60/60,000
Invoice
$24,458 $28,232 $29,160
MSRP
$26,435 $30,790 $32,435
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Cash Rebates
N/A N/A $4,000
Est. Monthly Payments
N/A $483 $449
Used Starting Price
Average Cost to Fill Tank
$61 $61 $61