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XE Sedan

General Pricing

Resale Value $22,655.00 $22,705.00 $22,095.00
Destination $720.00 $710.00 $695.00

Engines & Power

Standard Engine 2.4L I4 2.4L I4 2.5L H4
Horsepower 169 @ 6400 RPM 177 @ 6500 RPM 170 @ 6000 RPM
Torque 160 @ 4500 RPM 161 @ 4300 RPM 170 @ 4400 RPM
Valves 4 4 4
Displacement (cc) 2384 2354 2457
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.5 X 3.9 3.4 X 3.9 3.9 X 3.1
Compression Ratio 10.4:1 10.5:1 10.0:1

Fuel Economy

City (mpg) 22 21 20
Highway (mpg) 33 30 26

Exterior Dimensions & Weight

Curb Weight - Automatic (lb.) 3437.0 3298.1 3359.8
Wheelbase (in.) 112.3 110.2 105.1
Length (in.) 190.0 194.1 185.0
Width (in.) 70.3 72.7 68.1
Height (in.) 57.6 58.1 56.1
Track Front (in.) 59.9 62.6 58.9
Track Rear (in.) 60.3 62.6 58.5
Ground Clearance (in.) N/A N/A N/A

Interior Dimensions

Standard Seating 5 5 5
Front Headroom (in.) 39.4 41.4 37.6
Rear Headroom (in.) 37.4 38.5 36.5
Front Legroom (in.) 42.2 42.5 44.1
Rear Legroom (in.) 37.6 37.2 33.9
Front Shoulder Room (in.) 55.9 58.2 54.2
Rear Shoulder Room (in.) 54.0 56.4 53.7
Front Hip Room (in.) 53.0 56.6 51.0
Rear Hip Room (in.) 52.2 54.3 52.6

Payload & Towing

Passenger Volumn (cu. ft.) N/A 106.0 90.9

Steering, Suspension & Brakes

Front Suspension strut wishbone strut
Rear Suspension multi-link multi-link multi-link
Tires 215/55R17 215/60R16 205/50R17

Anti-Theft & Locks

Power Door Locks Std. Std. Std.

Braking & Traction

4 Wheel Drive / All Wheel Drive front wheel drive front wheel drive 4x4 wheel drive
ABS Brakes (2 or 4 Wheel) Std. Std. Std.
Limited Slip Differential or Axle N/A N/A N/A
Vehicle Stability Control System Std. Std. Std.

Entertainment, Communication & Navigation

Radio AM/FM AM/FM AM/FM
Cassette Player N/A N/A N/A
CD Player Yes Yes 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 Std. Std. Std.
Tilt Steering Yes Yes Yes
Telescopic Steering Column Yes Yes Yes

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning

Air Conditioning Std. Std. Std.

Safety

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

Seats

Driver Multi-Adjustable Power Seat Yes Yes Yes

Roof

Sunroof / Moonroof N/A N/A Std.

Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

Power Windows Std. Std. Std.

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