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S Hatchback

General Pricing

MSRP $27,515.00 $28,750.00 $24,900.00
Destination $895.00 $895.00 $850.00

Engines & Power

Standard Engine 2.0L I4 1.5L I4 1.5L I3
Horsepower 220 @ 4700 RPM 180 @ 6000 RPM 134 @ 4400 RPM
Torque 258 @ 1500 RPM 162 @ 1700 RPM 162 @ 1250 RPM
Valves 4 4 4
Displacement (cc) 1984 1498 1499
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.2 X 3.7 2.9 X 3.5 3.2 X 3.7
Compression Ratio 9.6:1 10.6:1 11.0:1

Fuel Economy

City (mpg) 24 30 27
Highway (mpg) 32 36 35

Exterior Dimensions & Weight

Curb Weight - Automatic (lb.) 3128.4 3009.3 2689.6
Wheelbase (in.) 103.6 106.3 98.2
Length (in.) 168.0 177.9 151.1
Width (in.) 70.8 70.8 68.0
Height (in.) 57.8 56.3 55.7
Track Front (in.) 60.6 60.5 59.1
Track Rear (in.) 59.7 61.1 59.1
Ground Clearance (in.) N/A N/A N/A

Interior Dimensions

Standard Seating 5 5 4
Front Headroom (in.) 38.4 37.6 40.3
Rear Headroom (in.) 38.1 37.4 36.9
Front Legroom (in.) 41.2 42.3 41.4
Rear Legroom (in.) 35.6 36.0 30.8
Front Shoulder Room (in.) 55.9 57.0 50.6
Rear Shoulder Room (in.) 53.9 55.0 47.8
Front Hip Room (in.) N/A 53.7 53.4
Rear Hip Room (in.) N/A 48.8 49.8

Payload & Towing

Passenger Volumn (cu. ft.) 93.5 94.8 76.0

Steering, Suspension & Brakes

Front Suspension strut strut strut
Rear Suspension multi-link multi-link multi-link
Tires 225/40R18 235/40R18 205/55R16

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 Std. N/A Std.
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 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 Std. 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 N/A

Roof

Sunroof / Moonroof N/A Std. Std.

Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

Power Windows Std. Std. Std.

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