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1.8T PZEV Hatchback

General Pricing

MSRP $20,295.00 $30,005.00 $34,185.00
Destination $820.00 $810.00 $810.00
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Engines & Power

Standard Engine 1.8L I4 1.8L I4 1.4L I4
Horsepower 170 @ 6200 RPM 134 @ N/A RPM 149 @ N/A RPM
Torque 184 @ 1500 RPM N/A @ N/A RPM 273 @ N/A RPM
Valves 4 4 4
Displacement (cc) 1797 1798 1398
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.2 X 3.3 3.2 X 3.5 2.9 X 3.3
Compression Ratio 9.6:1 13.0:1 10.5:1

Fuel Economy

City (mpg) 22 51 35
Highway (mpg) 31 48 40

Exterior Dimensions & Weight

Curb Weight - Automatic (lb.) 2987.3 3042.4 3785.3
Wheelbase (in.) 99.9 106.3 105.7
Length (in.) 168.4 176.4 177.1
Width (in.) 71.2 68.7 70.4
Height (in.) 58.5 58.7 56.6
Track Front (in.) 62.2 59.6 61.2
Track Rear (in.) 60.9 59.4 62.1
Ground Clearance (in.) N/A N/A N/A

Interior Dimensions

Standard Seating 4 5 4
Front Headroom (in.) 39.4 38.6 37.8
Rear Headroom (in.) 37.1 37.6 36.0
Front Legroom (in.) 41.3 42.5 42.1
Rear Legroom (in.) 31.4 36.0 34.1
Front Shoulder Room (in.) 55.3 54.9 56.5
Rear Shoulder Room (in.) 49.0 53.1 53.9
Front Hip Room (in.) N/A 52.7 53.7
Rear Hip Room (in.) N/A 51.2 51.2

Payload & Towing

Passenger Volumn (cu. ft.) 85.1 93.7 90.3

Steering, Suspension & Brakes

Front Suspension strut strut strut
Rear Suspension multi-link torsion torsion
Tires 215/55R17 215/45R17 215/55R17

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. 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 Std. Std.

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 N/A Yes N/A

Roof

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

Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

Power Windows Std. Std. Std.

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