The Car Guide – Everything Automotive, 48 Years Running

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Price
Base price $22,995 (CAD) $21,499 (CAD) $25,995 (CAD) $24,660 (CAD)
Monthly payments $434/month (?) $406/month (?) $491/month (?) $465/month (?)
Engine
Type I-4 2.0 litres I-4 2.5 litres H4 2.5 litres I-4 2.4 litres
Power 155 hp @ 6,000 rpm (116 kW) 170 hp @ 6,000 rpm (127 kW) 170 hp @ 5,800 rpm (127 kW) 176 hp @ 6,000 rpm (131 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) 168 lb·ft @ 4,000 rpm (228 N·m)
Induction Atmospheric Atmospheric Atmospheric Atmospheric
Power to weight ratio N/A N/A N/A 10.0
Bore 83 mm 89 mm 99 mm 88 mm
Stroke 91 mm 100 mm 79 mm 97 mm
Fuel type Regular Regular Regular Regular
CO₂ emissions 3,128 kg/year 4,080 kg/year 4,048 kg/year 3,956 kg/year
Ohter engines none none none none
Transmission
  • 6-speed manual (base)
  • 6-speed automatic
6-speed automatic
  • 5-speed manual (base)
  • 4-speed automatic
  • 6-speed manual (base)
  • 6-speed automatic
Drivetrain FWD FWD AWD FWD
Vehicle type / Category
Vehicle type SUV SUV SUV SUV
Category Crossovers Compact SUVs under $40,000 Compact SUVs under $40,000 Compact SUVs under $40,000
Assembly Hiroshima, Japon Louiseville, KY Gunma, Japon Gwangju-Si, Corée du sud
Generation 1 4 3 2
What's new N/A N/A No major change N/A
Fuel efficiency / Autonomy
City 7.8 l/100km 9.5 l/100km 9.9 l/100km 10.0 l/100km
Highway 5.7 l/100km 8.1 l/100km 7.4 l/100km 6.9 l/100km
Autonomy 718 km 600 km 646 km 580 km
Tires / Suspension / Brakes / Safety
Steering rack and pinion, electric assistance rack and pinion, electrical variable assist rack and pinion, variable assist rack and pinion, electrical variable assist
Traction control yes yes yes yes
Stability control yes yes yes yes
Seat belts 5 5 5 5
Airbags 6 7 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, double wishbones 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 P225/65R17 P235/55R17 P215/65R16 P215/70R16
Rear tires P225/65R17 P235/55R17 P215/65R16 P215/70R16
Dimensions / Weight
Length 4,555 mm (179″) 4,524 mm (178″) 4,560 mm (180″) 4,440 mm (175″)
Width 2,165 mm (85″) 2,078 mm (82″) 2,006 mm (79″) 1,855 mm (73″)
Height 1,710 mm (67″) 1,684 mm (66″) 1,700 mm (67″) 1,635 mm (64″)
Wheelbase 2,700 mm (106″) 2,690 mm (106″) 2,615 mm (103″) 2,640 mm (104″)
Front track 1,584 mm (62″) 1,562 mm (61″) 1,530 mm (60″) 1,614 mm (64″)
Rear track 1,587 mm (62″) 1,565 mm (62″) 1,530 mm (60″) 1,615 mm (64″)
Weight 1,451 kg (3,199 lbs) 1,598 kg (3,523 lbs) 1,480 kg (3,263 lbs) 1,432 kg (3,157 lbs)
Weight distribution front-rear N/A N/A N/A N/A
Capacities
Fuel tank 56 l (15 gal) 57 l (15 gal) 64 l (17 gal) 58 l (15 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) 740 to 1,547 l (26 to 55 ft³)
Towing 907 kg (2,000 lbs) 680 kg (1,499 lbs) 1,087 kg (2,396 lbs) 907 kg (2,000 lbs)
Box length N/A N/A N/A N/A
Performance
0-100 km/h 10.0 s N/A 10.7 s 11.2 s
80-120 km/h N/A N/A 9.0 s 8.4 s
Top speed 187 km/h N/A N/A N/A
Braking distance 39.8 m N/A 41.5 m 41.7 m
Warranty
Base warranty 3 years / 80,000 km 3 years / 60,000 km 3 years / 60,000 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 N/A 4 Good 4 Good N/A
Competition
Competitive models
Guide de l'Auto ratings
Driving
8.0/10
8.0/10
6.0/10
7.0/10
Safety
9.0/10
8.0/10
8.0/10
8.0/10
Interior
7.0/10
7.0/10
8.0/10
7.0/10
Reliability
8.0/10
New model
7.0/10
8.0/10
Winter driving
8.0/10
8.0/10
9.0/10
8.0/10
Comfort
8.0/10
7.0/10
8.0/10
7.0/10
Overall 80% 76% 76% 75%
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