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Pricing
CarGurus Instant Market Value $18,689
CarGurus Instant Market Value $19,696
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Overall Rating by CarGurus users Show all ratings
5 ⁄ 5
Based on 1 review
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Price Rating
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Reliability Rating
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Maintenance Cost Rating
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Looks/Style Rating
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Family Car Rating
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Cargo Capacity Rating
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Power Rating
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Handling Rating
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Fuel Economy Rating
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Front Seats Rating
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Back Seats Rating
4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars 4 ⁄ 5
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Powertrain
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
AWD
AWD
AWD
AWD
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Fuel Economy, City
21 MPG
21 MPG
21 MPG
21 MPG
22 MPG
19 MPG
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Fuel Economy, Highway
27 MPG
27 MPG
27 MPG
27 MPG
29 MPG
27 MPG
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Fuel Tank Volume 16.9 gal 18.5 gal --
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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Power
170 hp @ 5,800 RPM
170 hp @ 5,800 RPM
170 hp @ 5,800 RPM
170 hp @ 5,800 RPM
170 hp @ 5,600 RPM
170 hp @ 5,600 RPM
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Torque
174 lb-ft @ 4,100 RPM
174 lb-ft @ 4,100 RPM
174 lb-ft @ 4,100 RPM
174 lb-ft @ 4,100 RPM
170 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
170 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
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Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
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Compression Ratio
10:1
10:1
10:1
10:1
10:1
10:1
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Displacement
2,500 cc
2,500 cc
2,500 cc
2,500 cc
2,500 cc
2,500 cc
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Bore x Stroke
3.7 in x 3.54 in
3.7 in x 3.54 in
3.7 in x 3.54 in
3.7 in x 3.54 in
3.92 in x 3.11 in
3.92 in x 3.11 in
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Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard --
Driver Airbag Standard Standard --
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard --
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard --
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard --
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 4 stars 4 stars --
Front Crash Overall 4 stars 4 stars --
Front Crash Driver 4 stars 5 stars --
Front Crash Passenger 5 stars 4 stars --
Side Crash Overall 3 stars 4 stars --
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars 5 stars --
Side Barrier Passenger 2 stars 4 stars --
Side Pole Driver 2 stars 3 stars --
Rollover -- 5 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Standard Standard --
CD Player Standard Standard --
Radio Standard Standard --
Power Windows Standard Standard --
Power Door Locks Standard Standard --
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard --
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats --
Front Legroom 43.1 in 43 in --
Back Legroom 38 in 37.8 in --
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 33.5 cu ft 34.3 cu ft --
Maximum Payload 1,230 lbs 1,090 lbs --
Standard Towing Capacity 1,000 lbs 1,000 lbs --
Maximum Towing Capacity 2,400 lbs 2,700 lbs --
Exterior
Length 179.5 in 188.2 in --
Width 79 in 81 in --
Height 65.9 in 66.1 in --
Wheelbase 103 in 107.9 in --