The Car Guide – Everything Automotive, 48 Years Running

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Price
Base price $21,995 (CAD) $23,999 (CAD) $19,995 (CAD) $26,695 (CAD)
Monthly payments $415/month (?) $453/month (?) $377/month (?) $504/month (?)
Engine
Type I-4 2.5 litres I-4 2.4 litres I-4 2.4 litres I-4 2.4 litres
Power 157 hp @ 6,000 rpm (117 kW) 175 hp @ 6,000 rpm (130 kW) 175 hp @ 6,000 rpm (130 kW) 191 hp @ 6,300 rpm (142 kW)
Torque 163 lb·ft @ 4,000 rpm (221 N·m) 169 lb·ft @ 3,750 rpm (229 N·m) 169 lb·ft @ 4,000 rpm (229 N·m) 181 lb·ft @ 4,250 rpm (245 N·m)
Induction Atmospheric Atmospheric Atmospheric Atmospheric
Power to weight ratio N/A N/A 10.0 N/A
Bore 89 mm 88 mm 88 mm 88 mm
Stroke 100 mm 97 mm 97 mm 97 mm
Fuel type Regular Regular Regular Regular
CO₂ emissions 3,864 kg/year 4,278 kg/year 4,232 kg/year 4,100 kg/year
Ohter engines none none none none
Transmission
  • 6-speed manual (base)
  • 5-speed automatic
  • 6-speed manual (base)
  • 6-speed automatic
4-speed automatic 6-speed automatic
Drivetrain FWD FWD FWD FWD
Vehicle type / Category
Vehicle type Minivan SUV Crossover Crossover
Category Minivans Compact SUVs under $40,000 Crossovers Crossovers
Assembly Hiroshima, Japon Ulsan, Corée du Sud Gwangju-Si, Corée du sud West Point, GA
Generation 2 2 1 2
What's new N/A N/A No major change New model
Fuel efficiency / Autonomy
City 9.7 l/100km 11.0 l/100km 10.6 l/100km 10.4 l/100km
Highway 6.8 l/100km 7.5 l/100km 7.5 l/100km 7.1 l/100km
Autonomy 619 km 618 km 566 km 635 km
Tires / Suspension / Brakes / Safety
Steering rack and pinion, electrical variable assist rack and pinion, variable assist rack and pinion with assist rack and pinion, electric assistance
Traction control yes yes yes yes
Stability control yes yes yes yes
Seat belts 6 5 5 5
Airbags 6 6 6 6
Front suspension independent, Macpherson strut independent, Macpherson strut independent, Macpherson strut independent, Macpherson strut
Rear suspension independent, multi-link independent, multi-link independent, multi-link independent, multi-link
Front brakes disc (ABS) disc (ABS) disc (ABS) disc (ABS)
Rear brakes disc (ABS) disc (ABS) disc (ABS) disc (ABS)
Front tires P205/55R16 P235/65R17 P205/60R16 P235/65R17
Rear tires P205/55R16 P235/65R17 P205/60R16 P235/65R17
Dimensions / Weight
Length 4,585 mm (181″) 4,676 mm (184″) 4,545 mm (179″) 4,685 mm (184″)
Width 1,750 mm (69″) 1,890 mm (74″) 1,820 mm (72″) 1,885 mm (74″)
Height 1,615 mm (64″) 1,725 mm (68″) 1,650 mm (65″) 1,735 mm (68″)
Wheelbase 2,750 mm (108″) 2,700 mm (106″) 2,700 mm (106″) 2,700 mm (106″)
Front track 1,529 mm (60″) 1,615 mm (64″) 1,575 mm (62″) 1,626 mm (64″)
Rear track 1,519 mm (60″) 1,620 mm (64″) 1,570 mm (62″) 1,623 mm (64″)
Weight 1,551 kg (3,419 lbs) 1,672 kg (3,686 lbs) 1,608 kg (3,545 lbs) 1,634 kg (3,602 lbs)
Weight distribution front-rear N/A N/A N/A 59% - 41%
Capacities
Fuel tank 60 l (16 gal) 68 l (18 gal) 60 l (16 gal) 66 l (17 gal)
Trunk 112 to 857 l (4 to 30 ft³) 968 to 2,214 l (34 to 78 ft³) 898 to 2,083 l (32 to 74 ft³) 1,047 to 2,052 l (37 to 72 ft³)
Towing N/A 749 kg (1,651 lbs) 680 kg (1,499 lbs) 750 kg (1,653 lbs)
Box length N/A N/A N/A N/A
Performance
0-100 km/h N/A 10.0 s 10.2 s 9.8 s
80-120 km/h N/A 8.9 s 8.8 s 8.0 s
Top speed N/A N/A 185 km/h N/A
Braking distance 44.5 m 73.9 m 39.7 m 43.4 m
Warranty
Base warranty 3 years / 80,000 km 5 years / 100,000 km 5 years / 100,000 km 5 years / 100,000 km
Powetrain warranty 5 years / 100,000 km 5 years / 100,000 km 5 years / 100,000 km 5 years / 100,000 km
Insurability rating 4 Good 5 Excellent 4 Good N/A
Competition
Competitive models
Guide de l'Auto ratings
Driving
7.0/10
8.0/10
6.0/10
7.0/10
Safety
7.0/10
10.0/10
7.0/10
9.0/10
Interior
7.0/10
8.0/10
8.0/10
8.0/10
Reliability N/A
8.0/10
8.0/10
New model
Winter driving
7.0/10
8.0/10
7.0/10
8.0/10
Comfort
7.0/10
8.0/10
7.0/10
8.0/10
Overall 70% 83% 71% 80%
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