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The Car Guide rating

80

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76

The Car Guide rating

76
Price
Base price $22,995 (CAD) $21,499 (CAD) $25,995 (CAD)
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Monthly payments $434/month (?) $406/month (?) $491/month (?)
Awards Best compact SUV under $40,000 of 2015 - -
Engine
Type I-4 2.0 litres I-4 2.5 litres H4 2.5 litres
Power 155 hp @ 6,000 rpm (116 kW) 169 hp @ 6,000 rpm (126 kW) 170 hp @ 5,800 rpm (127 kW)
Torque 150 lb·ft @ 4,000 rpm (203 N·m) 170 lb·ft @ 4,500 rpm (230 N·m) 174 lb·ft @ 4,100 rpm (236 N·m)
Induction Atmospheric Atmospheric Atmospheric
Power to weight ratio N/A N/A N/A
Bore 83 mm 89 mm 99 mm
Stroke 91 mm 100 mm 79 mm
Fuel type Regular Regular Regular
CO₂ emissions 3,128 kg/year 4,080 kg/year 4,048 kg/year
Ohter engines none none none
Transmission
  • 6-speed manual (base)
  • 6-speed automatic
6-speed automatic
  • 5-speed manual (base)
  • 4-speed automatic
Drivetrain FWD FWD AWD
Vehicle type / Category
Vehicle type SUV SUV SUV
Category Crossovers Compact SUVs under $40,000 Compact SUVs under $40,000
Assembly Hiroshima, Japon Louiseville, KY Gunma, Japon
Generation 1 4 3
What's new No major change N/A No major change
Fuel efficiency / Autonomy
City 7.8 l/100km 9.5 l/100km 9.9 l/100km
Highway 5.7 l/100km 8.1 l/100km 7.4 l/100km
Autonomy 718 km 600 km 646 km
Tires / Suspension / Brakes / Safety
Steering rack and pinion, electric assistance rack and pinion, electrical variable assist rack and pinion, variable assist
Traction control yes yes yes
Stability control yes yes yes
Seat belts 5 5 5
Airbags 6 7 6
Front suspension independent, Macpherson strut independent, Macpherson strut independent, Macpherson strut
Rear suspension independent, multi-link independent, multi-link independent, double wishbones
Front brakes disc (ABS) disc (ABS) disc (ABS)
Rear brakes disc (ABS) disc (ABS) disc (ABS)
Front tires P225/65R17 P235/55R17 P215/65R16
Rear tires P225/65R17 P235/55R17 P215/65R16
Dimensions / Weight
Length 4,555 mm (179″) 4,524 mm (178″) 4,560 mm (180″)
Width 2,165 mm (85″) 2,078 mm (82″) 2,006 mm (79″)
Height 1,710 mm (67″) 1,684 mm (66″) 1,700 mm (67″)
Wheelbase 2,700 mm (106″) 2,690 mm (106″) 2,615 mm (103″)
Front track 1,584 mm (62″) 1,562 mm (61″) 1,530 mm (60″)
Rear track 1,587 mm (62″) 1,565 mm (62″) 1,530 mm (60″)
Weight 1,451 kg (3,199 lbs) 1,598 kg (3,523 lbs) 1,480 kg (3,263 lbs)
Weight distribution front-rear N/A N/A N/A
Capacities
Fuel tank 56 l (15 gal) 57 l (15 gal) 64 l (17 gal)
Trunk 966 to 1,835 l (34 to 65 ft³) 971 to 1,928 l (34 to 68 ft³) 949 to 1,934 l (34 to 68 ft³)
Towing 907 kg (2,000 lbs) 680 kg (1,499 lbs) 1,087 kg (2,396 lbs)
Box length N/A N/A N/A
Performance
0-100 km/h 10.0 s N/A 10.7 s
80-120 km/h N/A N/A 9.0 s
Top speed 187 km/h N/A N/A
Braking distance 39.8 m N/A 41.5 m
Warranty
Base warranty 3 years / 80,000 km 3 years / 60,000 km 3 years / 60,000 km
Powetrain warranty 5 years / 100,000 km 5 years / 100,000 km 5 years / 100,000 km
Insurability rating N/A 4 Good 4 Good
Insurance
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Competition
Competitive models
Guide de l'Auto ratings
Driving
8.0/10
8.0/10
6.0/10
Safety
9.0/10
8.0/10
8.0/10
Interior
7.0/10
7.0/10
8.0/10
Reliability
8.0/10
New model
7.0/10
Winter driving
8.0/10
8.0/10
9.0/10
Comfort
8.0/10
7.0/10
8.0/10
Overall 80% 76% 76%

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