Vehicle type 5-door, front-wheel-drive passenger car
Engine 1.6L turbocharged and direct injected 4-cyl., all aluminum
Power (SAE net) 201 hp @ 6,000 rpm
Torque 195 lb.-ft. (260 Nm) @ 1,500-4,500 rpm
Bore x stroke (mm) 77.0 x 85.0
Compression ratio 9.5:1
Transmission 7-speed DCT
Wheelbase 104.3 ins. (2,649 mm)
Overall length 170.9 ins. (4,341 mm)
Overall width 70.7 ins. (1,796 mm)
Overall height 57.7 ins. (1,466 mm)
Curb weight 3,067-3,155 lbs. (1,391-1,431 kg)
Price as tested $29,210, incl. $885 destination and handling fee
Fuel economy 26/32 mpg (9.0-7.4 L/100 km) city/highway
Competition Chevy Cruze, Ford Focus, Honda Civic, Mazda3, Subaru Impreza, Toyota Corolla iM, Volkswagen Golf
Pros Cons
1.6L turbo/7-speed DCT Output not totally “hot”
Touchscreen HMI Voice recognition so-so
Utility of a hatch Not tall like a CUV