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Engines & Power

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Standard Engine 2.5L 170 hp I5 1.6L 138 hp I4
Horsepower 170 @ 5700 RPM 138 @ 6300 RPM
Torque (lb-ft) 177 @ 4250 RPM 123 @ 4850 RPM
Valves/Valve Configuration 20/DOHC 16/DOHC
Displacement (cc) 2480 1591
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.25 X 3.64 3.03 X 3.36
Compression Ratio 9.5:1 11.0:1
Fuel Type/System Gasoline/SEFI Gasoline/DI
Turbocharger No No
Supercharger No No

Transmissions

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Standard Transmission 5-Speed Manual Overdrive 6-Speed Manual Overdrive

Payload & Towing

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Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 85.10 89.80
Cargo Volume (cu. ft.) 15.40 15.50
Standard Towing (lb.) No data No data
Max Towing (lb.) No data No data
Standard Payload (lb.) 858 No data
Max Payload (lb.) 858 No data
Standard GVWR (lb.) No data 3748
Max GVWR (lb.) No data 3748

Braking & Traction

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4 Wheel Drive/All Wheel Drive N/A N/A
ABS Brakes (2 or 4 Wheel) Std. Std.
Automatic Load-Leveling N/A N/A
Electronic Brake Assistance Std. Std.
Limited Slip Differential or Axle N/A N/A
Locking Differential N/A N/A
Traction Control Std. Std.
Vehicle Stability Control System Std. Std.
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