The Car Guide – Everything Automotive, 48 Years Running

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Price
Base price $15,595 (CAD) $15,995 (CAD) $15,995 (CAD)
Monthly payments $294/month (?) $302/month (?) $302/month (?)
Engine
Type I-4 2.0 litres I-4 2.0 litres I-4 1.8 litre
Power 148 hp @ 6,500 rpm (110 kW) 160 hp @ 6,400 rpm (119 kW) 148 hp @ 6,500 rpm (110 kW)
Torque 135 lb·ft @ 4,500 rpm (183 N·m) 148 lb·ft @ 4,800 rpm (201 N·m) 131 lb·ft @ 4,700 rpm (178 N·m)
Induction Atmospheric Atmospheric Atmospheric
Power to weight ratio 10.0 N/A N/A
Bore 87 mm 88 mm 81 mm
Stroke 83 mm 82 mm 87 mm
Fuel type Regular Regular Regular
CO₂ emissions 3,266 kg/year 3,174 kg/year 3,120 kg/year
Ohter engines none none none
Transmission
  • 5-speed manual (base)
  • 5-speed automatic
  • 6-speed manual (base)
  • 6-speed automatic
  • 6-speed manual (base)
  • 6-speed automatic
Drivetrain FWD FWD FWD
Vehicle type / Category
Vehicle type Sedan Sedan Sedan
Category Compacts Cars Compacts Cars Compacts Cars
Assembly Hofu, Japon Belvidere, IL Hwasung, Corée du sud
Generation 2 1 2
What's new N/A New model N/A
Fuel efficiency / Autonomy
City 8.1 l/100km 8.1 l/100km 8.0 l/100km
Highway 5.9 l/100km 5.4 l/100km 5.3 l/100km
Autonomy 679 km 741 km 625 km
Tires / Suspension / Brakes / Safety
Steering rack and pinion, electrical variable assist rack and pinion, electrical variable assist rack and pinion, electric assistance
Traction control yes yes yes
Stability control yes yes yes
Seat belts 5 5 5
Airbags 6 10 6
Front suspension independent, Macpherson strut independent, Macpherson strut independent, Macpherson strut
Rear suspension independent, multi-link independent, multi-link semi-independent, torsion beam
Front brakes disc (ABS) disc (ABS) disc (ABS)
Rear brakes disc (ABS) disc (ABS) disc (ABS)
Front tires P205/55R16 P205/55R16 P195/65R15
Rear tires P205/55R16 P205/55R16 P195/65R15
Dimensions / Weight
Length 4,595 mm (181″) 4,672 mm (184″) 4,560 mm (180″)
Width 1,755 mm (69″) 1,830 mm (72″) 1,780 mm (70″)
Height 1,470 mm (58″) 1,465 mm (58″) 1,445 mm (57″)
Wheelbase 2,640 mm (104″) 2,703 mm (106″) 2,700 mm (106″)
Front track 1,535 mm (60″) 1,568 mm (62″) 1,557 mm (61″)
Rear track 1,520 mm (60″) 1,565 mm (62″) 1,570 mm (62″)
Weight 1,304 kg (2,875 lbs) 1,439 kg (3,172 lbs) 1,241 kg (2,736 lbs)
Weight distribution front-rear N/A N/A N/A
Capacities
Fuel tank 55 l (15 gal) 60 l (16 gal) 50 l (13 gal)
Trunk 335 l (12 ft³) 370 l (13 ft³) 421 l (15 ft³)
Towing N/A 454 kg (1,001 lbs) N/A
Box length N/A N/A N/A
Performance
0-100 km/h 9.9 s 12.0 s N/A
80-120 km/h 7.0 s N/A N/A
Top speed 188 km/h N/A N/A
Braking distance 45.7 m N/A N/A
Warranty
Base warranty 3 years / 80,000 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
Insurability rating 2 Less than average N/A 3 Average
Competition
Competitive models
Guide de l'Auto ratings
Driving N/A
7.0/10
8.0/10
Safety N/A N/A N/A
Interior N/A
9.0/10
7.0/10
Reliability N/A New model New model
Winter driving N/A
8.0/10
8.0/10
Comfort N/A
8.0/10
8.0/10
Overall N/A 80% 77%
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