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75

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83

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72
Price
Base price $28,190 (CAD) $23,999 (CAD) $19,995 (CAD)
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Monthly payments $532/month (?) $453/month (?) $377/month (?)
Engine
Type I-4 2.5 litres I-4 2.4 litres I-4 2.4 litres
Power 161 hp @ 6,000 rpm (120 kW) 175 hp @ 6,000 rpm (130 kW) 175 hp @ 6,000 rpm (130 kW)
Torque 161 lb·ft @ 3,500 rpm (218 N·m) 169 lb·ft @ 3,750 rpm (229 N·m) 169 lb·ft @ 4,000 rpm (229 N·m)
Induction Atmospheric Atmospheric Atmospheric
Power to weight ratio N/A N/A 10.0
Bore 89 mm 88 mm 88 mm
Stroke 100 mm 97 mm 97 mm
Fuel type Regular Regular Regular
CO₂ emissions 4,140 kg/year 4,278 kg/year 4,232 kg/year
Ohter engines none none none
Transmission 5-speed automatic
  • 6-speed manual (base)
  • 6-speed automatic
4-speed automatic
Drivetrain FWD FWD FWD
Vehicle type / Category
Vehicle type SUV SUV Wagon
Category Midsize SUV under $50,000 Compact SUV under $40,000 Compact Car
Assembly Hiroshima, Japon Ulsan, Corée du Sud Gwangju-Si, Corée du sud
Generation 1 2 1
What's new No major change N/A No major change
Fuel efficiency / Autonomy
City 10.4 l/100km 11.0 l/100km 10.6 l/100km
Highway 7.2 l/100km 7.5 l/100km 7.5 l/100km
Autonomy 596 km 618 km 566 km
Tires / Suspension / Brakes / Safety
Steering rack and pinion, variable assist rack and pinion, variable assist rack and pinion with assist
Traction control yes yes yes
Stability control yes yes yes
Seat belts N/A 5 5
Airbags 6 6 6
Front suspension independent, Macpherson strut independent, Macpherson strut independent, Macpherson strut
Rear suspension independent, multi-link independent, multi-link independent, multi-link
Front brakes disc (ABS) disc (ABS) disc (ABS)
Rear brakes disc (ABS) disc (ABS) disc (ABS)
Front tires P215/70R17 P235/65R17 P205/60R16
Rear tires P215/70R17 P235/65R17 P205/60R16
Dimensions / Weight
Length 4,682 mm (184″) 4,676 mm (184″) 4,545 mm (179″)
Width 1,872 mm (74″) 1,890 mm (74″) 1,820 mm (72″)
Height 1,645 mm (65″) 1,725 mm (68″) 1,650 mm (65″)
Wheelbase 2,750 mm (108″) 2,700 mm (106″) 2,700 mm (106″)
Front track 1,627 mm (64″) 1,615 mm (64″) 1,575 mm (62″)
Rear track 1,622 mm (64″) 1,620 mm (64″) 1,570 mm (62″)
Weight 1,588 kg (3,501 lbs) 1,672 kg (3,686 lbs) 1,608 kg (3,545 lbs)
Weight distribution front-rear N/A N/A N/A
Capacities
Fuel tank 62 l (16 gal) 68 l (18 gal) 60 l (16 gal)
Trunk 848 to 1,658 l (30 to 59 ft³) 968 to 2,214 l (34 to 78 ft³) 898 to 2,083 l (32 to 74 ft³)
Towing 680 kg (1,499 lbs) 749 kg (1,651 lbs) 680 kg (1,499 lbs)
Box length N/A N/A N/A
Performance
0-100 km/h 11.0 s 10.0 s 10.2 s
80-120 km/h 9.8 s 8.9 s 8.8 s
Top speed N/A N/A 185 km/h
Braking distance N/A 73.9 m 39.7 m
Warranty
Base warranty 3 years / 80,000 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
Insurance
Insurability rating 2 Less than average 5 Excellent 4 Good
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Competition
Competitive models
Guide de l'auto ratings
Driving
8.0/10
8.0/10
6.0/10
Safety
8.0/10
10.0/10
7.0/10
Interior
7.0/10
8.0/10
8.0/10
Reliability
6.0/10
8.0/10
8.0/10
Winter driving
8.0/10
8.0/10
7.0/10
Comfort
8.0/10
8.0/10
7.0/10
Average 75% 83% 72%

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