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Pricing
CarGurus Instant Market Value $19,258
CarGurus Instant Market Value $20,586
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Overall Rating by CarGurus users Show all ratings
5 ⁄ 5
Based on 1 review
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Powertrain
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
AWD
AWD
AWD
AWD
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City MPG
21
21
21
21
22
19
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Highway MPG
27
27
27
27
29
27
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Tank Size (gallons) 16.9 18.5 ---
Engine
2.5L 170 hp H4
2.5L 170 hp F4
2.5L 170 hp F4
2.5L 170 hp H4
2.5L 170 hp H4
2.5L 170 hp H4
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
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Horsepower
170 @ 5800
170 @ 5800
170 @ 5800
170 @ 5800
170 @ 5600
170 @ 5600
Torque
174 @ 4100
174 @ 4100
174 @ 4100
174 @ 4100
170 @ 4000
170 @ 4000
Compression Ratio
10.0:1
10.0:1
10.0:1
10.0:1
10.0:1
10.0:1
Block Type
H
F
F
H
H
H
Cylinders
4
4
4
4
4
4
Displacement (cc)
2500
2500
2500
2500
2500
2500
Bore X Stroke
3.7 X 3.54
3.7 X 3.54
3.7 X 3.54
3.7 X 3.54
3.92 X 3.11
3.92 X 3.11
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard ---
Driver Airbag Standard Standard ---
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard ---
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard ---
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Curtain Airbags Standard Standard ---
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall Stars 4 stars 4 stars ---
Front Crash Overall Stars 4 stars 4 stars ---
Front Crash Driver Stars 4 stars 5 stars ---
Front Crash Passenger Stars 5 stars 4 stars ---
Side Crash Overall Stars 3 stars 4 stars ---
Side Barrier Overall Stars 4 stars 5 stars ---
Side Barrier Driver Stars 5 stars 5 stars ---
Side Barrier Passenger Stars 2 stars 4 stars ---
Side Pole Driver Stars 2 stars 3 stars ---
Rollover Stars --- 5 stars ---
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof --- --- ---
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CD Player Standard Standard ---
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Radio Standard Standard ---
Power Windows Standard Standard ---
Power Door Locks Standard Standard ---
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Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard ---
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats ---
Front Legroom (in) 43.1 43.0 ---
Back Legroom (in) 38.0 37.8 ---
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume (cu. ft.) 33.5 34.3 ---
Maximum Payload (lbs) 1230 1090 ---
Standard Towing (lbs) 1000 1000 ---
Maximum Towing (lbs) 2400 2700 ---
Exterior
Length (in) 179.5 188.2 ---
Width (in) 79.0 81.0 ---
Height (in) 65.9 66.1 ---
Wheelbase (in) 103.0 107.9 ---