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The Car Guide rating

77

The Car Guide rating

77

The Car Guide rating

80
Price
Base price $17,690 (CAD) $15,498 (CAD) $15,995 (CAD) $15,999 (CAD)
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Monthly payments $334/month (?) $292/month (?) $302/month (?) $302/month (?)
Awards Best compact car of 2015 - - -
Engine
Type I-4 2.0 litres I-4 2.0 litres I-4 2.0 litres I-4 1.8 litre
Power 155 hp @ 6,000 rpm (116 kW) 148 hp @ 6,000 rpm (110 kW) 160 hp @ 6,400 rpm (119 kW) 148 hp @ 6,500 rpm (110 kW)
Torque 150 lb·ft @ 4,000 rpm (203 N·m) 145 lb·ft @ 4,200 rpm (197 N·m) 148 lb·ft @ 4,800 rpm (201 N·m) 131 lb·ft @ 4,700 rpm (178 N·m)
Induction Atmospheric Atmospheric Atmospheric Atmospheric
Power to weight ratio N/A N/A N/A N/A
Bore 83 mm 86 mm 88 mm 81 mm
Stroke 91 mm 86 mm 82 mm 87 mm
Fuel type Regular Regular Regular Regular
CO₂ emissions 2,530 kg/year 3,330 kg/year 3,174 kg/year 3,551 kg/year
Ohter engines none none none none
Transmission
  • 6-speed manual (base)
  • 6-speed automatic
  • 5-speed manual (base)
  • CVT
  • 6-speed manual (base)
  • 6-speed automatic
  • 6-speed manual (base)
  • 6-speed automatic
Drivetrain FWD FWD FWD FWD
Vehicle type / Category
Vehicle type Sedan Sedan Sedan Sedan
Category Compact Car Compact Car Compact Car Compact Car
Assembly Hofu, Japon Mizushima, Japon Belvidere, IL Montgomery, AL
Generation 3 1 1 5
What's new No major change N/A New model N/A
Fuel efficiency / Autonomy
City 6.5 l/100km 8.4 l/100km 8.1 l/100km 8.8 l/100km
Highway 4.3 l/100km 5.8 l/100km 5.4 l/100km 6.4 l/100km
Autonomy 769 km 702 km 741 km 545 km
Tires / Suspension / Brakes / Safety
Steering rack and pinion, electrical variable assist rack and pinion, electric assistance rack and pinion, electrical 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 10 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 semi-independent, torsion beam
Front brakes disc (ABS) disc (ABS) disc (ABS) disc (ABS)
Rear brakes disc (ABS) disc (ABS) disc (ABS) disc (ABS)
Front tires P205/60R16 P205/60R16 P205/55R16 P195/65R15
Rear tires P205/60R16 P205/60R16 P205/55R16 P195/65R15
Dimensions / Weight
Length 4,580 mm (180″) 4,570 mm (180″) 4,672 mm (184″) 4,550 mm (179″)
Width 2,053 mm (81″) 1,760 mm (69″) 1,830 mm (72″) 1,775 mm (70″)
Height 1,455 mm (57″) 1,480 mm (58″) 1,465 mm (58″) 1,430 mm (56″)
Wheelbase 2,700 mm (106″) 2,635 mm (104″) 2,703 mm (106″) 2,700 mm (106″)
Front track 1,555 mm (61″) 1,530 mm (60″) 1,568 mm (62″) 1,563 mm (62″)
Rear track 1,560 mm (61″) 1,530 mm (60″) 1,565 mm (62″) 1,576 mm (62″)
Weight 1,275 kg (2,811 lbs) 1,300 kg (2,866 lbs) 1,439 kg (3,172 lbs) 1,258 kg (2,773 lbs)
Weight distribution front-rear 59% - 41% 60% - 40% N/A N/A
Capacities
Fuel tank 50 l (13 gal) 59 l (16 gal) 60 l (16 gal) 48 l (13 gal)
Trunk 350 l (12 ft³) 348 l (12 ft³) 370 l (13 ft³) 420 l (15 ft³)
Towing N/A 454 kg (1,001 lbs) 454 kg (1,001 lbs) N/A
Box length N/A N/A N/A N/A
Performance
0-100 km/h 8.8 s N/A 12.0 s 10.6 s
80-120 km/h N/A N/A N/A 7.5 s
Top speed 200 km/h N/A N/A N/A
Braking distance N/A N/A N/A 44.6 m
Warranty
Base warranty 3 years / unlimited 5 years / 100,000 km 3 years / 60,000 km 5 years / 100,000 km
Powetrain warranty 5 years / unlimited 10 years / 160,000 km 5 years / 100,000 km 5 years / 100,000 km
Insurance
Insurability rating 5 Excellent 1 Poor N/A 2 Less than average
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Competition
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Guide de l'Auto ratings
Driving
8.0/10
8.0/10
7.0/10
8.0/10
Safety
8.0/10
8.0/10
N/A
7.0/10
Interior
7.0/10
7.0/10
9.0/10
8.0/10
Reliability
8.0/10
8.0/10
New model
8.0/10
Winter driving
8.0/10
8.0/10
8.0/10
7.0/10
Comfort
7.0/10
7.0/10
8.0/10
8.0/10
Overall 77% 77% 80% 77%

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