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Base Wagon

General Pricing

Resale Value $15,935.00 $17,150.00 $18,795.00
Destination $565.00 $585.00 $585.00

Engines & Power

Standard Engine 2.4L I4 3.1L V6 2.4L I4
Horsepower 150 @ 5200 RPM 170 @ 5200 RPM 150 @ 5600 RPM
Torque 164 @ 4000 RPM 190 @ 4000 RPM 155 @ 4400 RPM
Valves 4 2 4
Displacement (cc) 2429 3135 2392
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.4 X 4.0 3.5 X 3.3 3.5 X 3.7
Compression Ratio 9.5:1 9.6:1 9.5:1

Fuel Economy

City (mpg) 20 20 21
Highway (mpg) 25 29 29

Exterior Dimensions & Weight

Curb Weight - Automatic (lb.) 3124.0 3051.2 2996.1
Wheelbase (in.) 103.0 107.0 107.0
Length (in.) 168.8 190.4 186.7
Width (in.) 67.1 69.4 70.1
Height (in.) 63.0 56.7 54.5
Track Front (in.) 58.3 59.0 59.1
Track Rear (in.) 58.2 59.3 59.3
Ground Clearance (in.) N/A N/A N/A

Interior Dimensions

Standard Seating 5 5 5
Front Headroom (in.) 40.4 39.4 38.4
Rear Headroom (in.) 39.6 37.6 36.5
Front Legroom (in.) 41.0 41.9 42.2
Rear Legroom (in.) 40.6 38.0 35.5
Front Shoulder Room (in.) 54.6 55.5 53.6
Rear Shoulder Room (in.) 53.9 55.3 54.6
Front Hip Room (in.) 54.0 52.0 50.9
Rear Hip Room (in.) 54.0 52.0 51.2

Payload & Towing

Passenger Volumn (cu. ft.) N/A 98.6 92.6

Steering, Suspension & Brakes

Front Suspension strut strut strut
Rear Suspension beam multi-link multi-link
Tires 195/65R15 215/60R15 215/60R15

Anti-Theft & Locks

Power Door Locks N/A N/A Std.

Braking & Traction

4 Wheel Drive / All Wheel Drive front wheel drive front wheel drive front wheel drive
ABS Brakes (2 or 4 Wheel) N/A Std. Std.
Limited Slip Differential or Axle N/A N/A N/A
Vehicle Stability Control System N/A N/A N/A

Entertainment, Communication & Navigation

Radio N/A N/A N/A
Cassette Player Yes N/A N/A
CD Player N/A N/A Yes
CD Changer N/A N/A N/A
DVD Player N/A N/A N/A
Navigation Aid N/A N/A N/A

Interior

Cruise Control N/A N/A Std.
Tilt Steering Yes Yes Yes
Telescopic Steering Column N/A N/A N/A

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning

Air Conditioning Std. Std. Std.

Safety

Driver Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Front Side Airbag N/A N/A N/A
Passenger Side Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Rear Side Airbag N/A N/A N/A

Seats

Driver Multi-Adjustable Power Seat N/A N/A Yes

Roof

Sunroof / Moonroof N/A N/A N/A

Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

Power Windows Std. N/A Std.

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