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4dr Sdn Auto Trans Key Features & Specs

Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
18 City / 24 HWY

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Mechanical Features

  • 3.0L (183) DOHC EFI 24-valve I6 w/aluminum head-inc: continuously Variable Valve Timing w/intelligence (VVT-i)
  • 5-speed automatic transmission-inc: Electronically Controlled Transmission w/intelligence (ECT-i), E-Shift
  • Rear wheel drive
  • Traction control
  • Electronically controlled ignition w/(2) know sensors (D-TDI)
  • 2-stage Acoustic Control Induction System (ACIS)
  • Electronic Throttle Control System w/intelligence (ETCS-i)
  • Automatic transmission oil cooler
  • 4-wheel independent double wishbone suspension
  • Front/rear stabilizer bar
  • P215/45ZR17 summer performance tires
  • Full-size spare tire w/alloy wheel
  • 17" x 7.0" 5-spoke alloy wheels
  • Speed-sensitive pwr rack & pinion steering
  • 4-wheel pwr ventilated front/solid rear disc brakes w/Electronic Brake force Distribution (EBD), brake assist
  • Anti-lock Brake System (ABS)
  • 17.5 gallon fuel tank
  • Stainless steel exhaust pipe w/chrome tip
  • Tool kit

Exterior Features

  • Color-keyed front/rear bumpers
  • Color-keyed front airdam w/low grille
  • Front grille w/metallic finish
  • High-Intensity Discharge (HID) headlamps w/automatic on/off feature
  • Integrated halogen fog lamps
  • Daytime running lamps
  • Solar-Ray tinted windows w/windshield sunband
  • Color-keyed heated pwr mirrors w/driver-side auto-dimming feature
  • Variable-intermittent windshield wipers w/mist control

Interior Features

  • Leather seat upholstery
  • Front bucket seats
  • Rear seat pass through
  • Dual front cup holders
  • Covered center console storage box
  • Cut pile carpeting
  • Carpeted floor mats
  • Stainless steel scuff plates
  • Leather-wrapped 3-spoke tilt steering wheel
  • "E-Shift" steering wheel-mounted shifter
  • Pwr windows-inc: driver one-touch up/down feature, pinch protection, retained accessory pwr
  • Pwr door locks-inc: anti lock-out, driver 2-turn unlock feature
  • Vehicle theft deterrent system w/engine immobilizer
  • Chronograph-style instrumentation-inc: 160-mph speedometer, coolant temperature, battery voltage, fuel consumption, battery level, tachometer
  • Warning lights-inc: battery, oil level, engine, oil pressure, low fuel, tire slippage
  • Cruise control
  • Automatic climate control system w/dust/pollen filter
  • Heavy duty rear window defogger w/timer
  • ETR AM/FM stereo-inc: in-dash 6-CD changer, auto-reverse cassette, 240-watts amplifier, (8) speakers
  • Roof-mounted radio antenna w/FM diversity system
  • Console-mounted dual rear cup holders
  • Cigarette lighter & front/rear ash trays
  • Digital clock w/exterior temperature gauge
  • Brushed aluminum sports pedals
  • Electrochromic auto-dimming rearview mirror w/compass
  • Driver/front passenger visor vanity mirrors
  • Lighting-inc: door courtesy, glove box, trunk, dome, front map
  • Chrome shift knob
  • Assist grips-inc: (1) front, (2) rear
  • Front seatback pockets
  • Coat hooks

Safety Features

  • Anti-lock Brake System (ABS)
  • Driver & front passenger airbags (SRS)
  • Front side curtain airbags (SRS)
  • Front seat-mounted side-impact airbags (SRS)
  • 3-point seat belts in all seating positions w/front force-limiting pretensioners, height adjustable shoulder belts
  • Child seat tether anchors in all passenger positions
  • Traction control
  • Energy-absorbing soft upper headliner & pillars
  • Energy-absorbing door & body construction
  • Collapsible steering column
  • Front/rear side-impact door beams
  • Front/rear crumple zones
  • Daytime running lamps
  • First aid kit

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