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Base Hatchback

General Pricing

Resale Value $21,000.00 $40,280.00 $19,800.00
Destination $750.00 $720.00 $750.00

Engines & Power

Standard Engine 1.8L I4 1.4L I4 1.3L I4
Horsepower 134 @ N/A RPM 149 @ N/A RPM 98 @ 5800 RPM
Torque N/A @ N/A RPM 273 @ N/A RPM 123 @ 1000 RPM
Valves 4 4 2
Displacement (cc) 1798 1398 1339
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.2 X 3.5 2.9 X 3.3 2.9 X 3.1
Compression Ratio 13.0:1 10.5:1 10.8:1

Fuel Economy

City (mpg) 51 35 40
Highway (mpg) 48 40 43

Exterior Dimensions & Weight

Curb Weight - Automatic (lb.) 3042.4 3780.9 2722.7
Wheelbase (in.) 106.3 105.7 100.4
Length (in.) 175.6 177.1 172.3
Width (in.) 68.7 70.4 66.7
Height (in.) 58.7 56.3 56.2
Track Front (in.) 60.0 61.2 58.7
Track Rear (in.) 59.8 62.1 58.1
Ground Clearance (in.) N/A N/A N/A

Interior Dimensions

Standard Seating 5 4 5
Front Headroom (in.) 38.6 37.8 38.4
Rear Headroom (in.) 37.6 36.0 35.9
Front Legroom (in.) 42.5 42.0 42.3
Rear Legroom (in.) 36.0 34.1 33.5
Front Shoulder Room (in.) 54.9 56.5 52.7
Rear Shoulder Room (in.) 53.1 53.9 50.4
Front Hip Room (in.) 52.7 53.7 51.6
Rear Hip Room (in.) 51.2 51.2 48.7

Payload & Towing

Passenger Volumn (cu. ft.) 93.7 N/A 85.0

Steering, Suspension & Brakes

Front Suspension strut strut strut
Rear Suspension torsion torsion torsion
Tires N/A/N/ARN/A 215/55R17 175/65R15

Anti-Theft & Locks

Power Door Locks Std. Std. Std.

Braking & Traction

4 Wheel Drive / All Wheel Drive front wheel drive front wheel drive front 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. N/A

Entertainment, Communication & Navigation

Radio AM/FM AM/FM AM/FM
Cassette Player N/A N/A N/A
CD Player N/A Yes Yes
CD Changer N/A N/A N/A
DVD Player N/A Std. N/A
Navigation Aid N/A Std. N/A

Interior

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

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning

Air Conditioning N/A 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 N/A N/A N/A

Roof

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

Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

Power Windows Std. Std. Std.

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