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Engineering (4 Speed Automatic 2WD DX)back to top
Engine Type In-Line 4-Cylinder
Engine Block/Cylinder Head Aluminum-Alloy
Displacement (cc) 2354
Horsepower @ rpm (SAE net) 160 @ 5500
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm) 161 @ 4500
Redline (rpm) 6500
Bore and Stroke (mm) 87 x 99
Compression Ratio 9.7: 1
Valve Train 16-Valve DOHC i-VTEC®
Multi-Point Fuel Injection
CARB Emissions Rating LEV-2
Direct Ignition System with Immobilizer
110,000-Mile Tune-Up Interval*
* Does not apply to fluid and filter changes. See your owner's manual for details.
Transmission (4 Speed Automatic 2WD DX)back to top
5-Speed Manual Transmission Gear Ratios:
  • 1st: 3.533
  • 2nd: 2.042
  • 3rd: 1.355
  • 4th: 1.028
  • 5th: 0.825
  • Reverse: 3.583
  • :
4-Speed Automatic Transmission (available) Gear Ratios:
  • 1st: 2.684
  • 2nd: 1.535
  • 3rd: 1.081
  • 4th: 0.738
  • Reverse: 2.000
  • :
* Five-speed manual transmission with Real Time 4WD available June 2003.
Body/Suspension/Chasis (4 Speed Automatic 2WD DX)back to top
Unit-Body Construction
Control-Link MacPherson Strut Front Suspension
Compact Double Wishbone Rear Suspension
Stabilizer Bar (mm, front/rear) 30.0 / 21.0
Variable-Assist Power Rack-and-Pinion Steering
Steering Wheel Turns, Lock-to-Lock 3.26
Steering Ratio 16.2
Turning Diameter, Curb-to-Curb (ft.) 34.9
Power-Assisted Ventilated Front Disc/Solid Rear Disc Brakes (in.) 11.1 / 11.1
Wheels 16" Styled Steel
All-Season Tires P215 / 70 R16 99S
Interior Measurements (4 Speed Automatic 2WD DX)back to top
Headroom (in., front/rear) 43.3 / 38.0
Legroom (in., front/rear) 41.0 / 39.1
Shoulder Room (in., front/rear) 57.1 / 52.2
Hiproom (in., front/rear) 55.0 / 47.6
Cargo Volume (cu. ft., behind 2nd row) 25.1
Cargo Volume (cu. ft., maximum) 74.6
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 103.6
Seating Capacity 4
Exterior Measurements (4 Speed Automatic 2WD DX)back to top
Wheelbase (in.) 101.4
Length (in.) 169.3
Height (in.) 74.0
Width (in.) 71.5
Track (in., front/rear) 62.1 / 62.3
Minimum Ground Clearance (in.) 6.9
Approach/Departure Angles (degrees) 25.8 / 27.8
Curb Weight (lbs., MT/AT) 3330 / 3387
Weight Distribution (%, front/rear, MT) 56 / 44
Weight Distribution (%, front/rear, AT) 57 / 43
Towing Capacity (lbs.) 1500
EPA/Mileage Estimates/Capacities (4 Speed Automatic 2WD DX)back to top
5-Speed Manual (City/Highway)* TBD
4-Speed Automatic (City/Highway)* 22 / 26
Crankcase (qt.) 5.6
Coolant System (qt., MT/AT) 7.6 / 7.5
Fuel (gal.) 15.9
Required Fuel Regular Unleaded
* Based on 2003 EPA mileage estimates. Use for comparison purposes only. Actual mileage may vary.
Exterior Features (4 Speed Automatic 2WD DX)back to top
Side Cargo Doors
2-Speed/Intermittent Windshield Wipers
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
Roof-Mounted Antenna
Remote Entry System Available
Dual Side Mirrors
Composite Body Panels Gray
Green-Tinted Glass
Rear Privacy Glass
Clamshell Tailgate
Multi-Reflector Halogen Headlights
Comfort and Convenience (4 Speed Automatic 2WD DX)back to top
Power Front Windows with Auto-Up/Down Driver's Window
Rear Ventilation Windows
Power Door and Tailgate Locks
Adjustable Steering Column
Instrument Panel-Mounted Shifter
Lower Instrument Panel Storage Compartment
Sliding Sun Visor Extensions
Dome Light
Urethane-Coated Utility Floor
Beverage Holders, Front (3) and Rear (2)
12-Volt Accessory Outlets, Front and Rear Front
Door-Pocket Storage Bins, Rear with Bottle Holders
Rear Window Defroster
Rear-Seat Heater Ducts
Cargo Area Tie-Down Anchors (4)
Cargo Area Storage Bins
Cargo Area Hooks (2)
Cargo Area Light
Seating (4 Speed Automatic 2WD DX)back to top
Driver's Seat with Manual Height Adjustment
Waterproof FXC™ (For Extreme Conditions) Seat Fabric, Front and Rear* Front
Adjustable Head Restraints, Front and Rear
Removable, Flip-Up Rear Seats
Fold-Flat-Capable Seating
* FXC™ is a trademark of Milliken & Company.
Instrumentaion (4 Speed Automatic 2WD DX)back to top
Tachometer
Digital Odometer and Digital Trip Meters (2)
Door-/Tailgate-Open Indicator Light
Fuel and Coolant Temperature Gauges
Low-Fuel Indicator Light
Low-Oil-Pressure Indicator Light
Safety (4 Speed Automatic 2WD DX)back to top
3-Point Seat Belts at all Seating Positions
Front 3-Point Seat Belts with Automatic Tensioning System
Adjustable Seat Belt Anchors
Dual-Stage Front Airbags (SRS)
Side-Impact Door Beams
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)
Immobilizer Theft-Deterrent System
Engineering (4 Speed Automatic 2WD EX)back to top
Engine Type In-Line 4-Cylinder
Engine Block/Cylinder Head Aluminum-Alloy
Displacement (cc) 2354
Horsepower @ rpm (SAE net) 160 @ 5500
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm) 161 @ 4500
Redline (rpm) 6500
Bore and Stroke (mm) 87 x 99
Compression Ratio 9.7: 1
Valve Train 16-Valve DOHC i-VTEC®
Multi-Point Fuel Injection
CARB Emissions Rating LEV-2
Direct Ignition System with Immobilizer
110,000-Mile Tune-Up Interval*
* Does not apply to fluid and filter changes. See your owner's manual for details.
Transmission (4 Speed Automatic 2WD EX)back to top
5-Speed Manual Transmission Gear Ratios:
  • 1st: 3.533
  • 2nd: 2.042
  • 3rd: 1.355
  • 4th: 1.028
  • 5th: 0.825
  • Reverse: 3.583
  • :
4-Speed Automatic Transmission (available) Gear Ratios:
  • 1st: 2.684
  • 2nd: 1.535
  • 3rd: 1.081
  • 4th: 0.738
  • Reverse: 2.000
  • :
Body/Suspension/Chasis (4 Speed Automatic 2WD EX)back to top
Unit-Body Construction
Control-Link MacPherson Strut Front Suspension
Compact Double Wishbone Rear Suspension
Stabilizer Bar (mm, front/rear) 30.0 / 21.0
Variable-Assist Power Rack-and-Pinion Steering
Steering Wheel Turns, Lock-to-Lock 3.26
Steering Ratio 16.2
Turning Diameter, Curb-to-Curb (ft.) 34.9
Power-Assisted Ventilated Front Disc/Solid Rear Disc Brakes (in.) 11.1 / 11.1
Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
Electronic Brake Distribution System (EBD)
Wheels 16" Alloy
All-Season Tires P215 / 70 R16 99S
Interior Measurements (4 Speed Automatic 2WD EX)back to top
Headroom (in., front/rear) 43.3 / 38.0
Legroom (in., front/rear) 41.0 / 39.1
Shoulder Room (in., front/rear) 57.1 / 52.2
Hiproom (in., front/rear) 55.0 / 47.6
Cargo Volume (cu. ft., behind 2nd row) 25.1
Cargo Volume (cu. ft., maximum) 74.6
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 103.6
Seating Capacity 4
Exterior Measurements (4 Speed Automatic 2WD EX)back to top
Wheelbase (in.) 101.4
Length (in.) 169.3
Height (in.) 74.0
Width (in.) 71.5
Track (in., front/rear) 62.1 / 62.3
Minimum Ground Clearance (in.) 6.9
Approach/Departure Angles (degrees) 25.8 / 27.8
Curb Weight (lbs., MT/AT) 3389 / 3439
Weight Distribution (%, front/rear, MT) 57 / 43
Weight Distribution (%, front/rear, AT) 58 / 42
Towing Capacity (lbs.) 1500
EPA/Mileage Estimates/Capacities (4 Speed Automatic 2WD EX)back to top
5-Speed Manual (City/Highway)* TBD
4-Speed Automatic (City/Highway)* 22 / 26
Crankcase (qt.) 5.6
Coolant System (qt., MT/AT) 7.6 / 7.5
Fuel (gal.) 15.9
Required Fuel Regular Unleaded
* Based on 2003 EPA mileage estimates. Use for comparison purposes only. Actual mileage may vary.
Exterior Features (4 Speed Automatic 2WD EX)back to top
Side Cargo Doors
2-Speed/Intermittent Windshield Wipers
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
Roof-Mounted Antenna
Remote Entry System Available
Dual Side Mirrors Power
Composite Body Panels Metallic Gray
Green-Tinted Glass
Rear Privacy Glass
Clamshell Tailgate
Alloy Wheels
Multi-Reflector Halogen Headlights
Comfort and Convenience (4 Speed Automatic 2WD EX)back to top
Air Conditioning with Air-Filtration System
Power Front Windows with Auto-Up/Down Driver's Window
Rear Ventilation Windows
Power Door and Tailgate Locks
Cruise Control
Adjustable Steering Column
Instrument Panel-Mounted Shifter
Passenger-Side Vanity Mirror
Sliding Sun Visor Extensions
Overhead Storage Compartment
Map Lights
Dome Light
Urethane-Coated Utility Floor
Beverage Holders, Front (3) and Rear (2)
12-Volt Accessory Outlets, Front and Rear
Door-Pocket Storage Bins, Rear with Bottle Holders
Passenger-Side Seatback Pocket
Driver-Side Seatback Bungee Loops, Front and Rear
Rear Window Defroster
Rear-Seat Heater Ducts
Cargo Area Tie-Down Anchors (4)
Cargo Area Storage Bins
Cargo Area Hooks (2)
Cargo Area Light
Seating (4 Speed Automatic 2WD EX)back to top
Driver's Seat with Manual Height Adjustment
Waterproof FXC™ (For Extreme Conditions) Seat Fabric, Front and Rear*
Adjustable Head Restraints, Front and Rear
Driver-Side Armrest
Removable, Flip-Up Rear Seats
Fold-Flat-Capable Seating
* FXC™ is a trademark of Milliken & Company.
Audio System (4 Speed Automatic 2WD EX)back to top
270-Watt AM/FM/CD Audio System with 7 Speakers including Subwoofer
MP3/Digital Media Auxiliary Jack
Instrumentaion (4 Speed Automatic 2WD EX)back to top
Tachometer
Digital Odometer and Digital Trip Meters (2)
Door-/Tailgate-Open Indicator Light
Fuel and Coolant Temperature Gauges
Low-Fuel Indicator Light
Low-Oil-Pressure Indicator Light
Safety (4 Speed Automatic 2WD EX)back to top
3-Point Seat Belts at all Seating Positions
Front 3-Point Seat Belts with Automatic Tensioning System
Adjustable Seat Belt Anchors
Dual-Stage Front Airbags (SRS)
Front Side Airbags with Passenger-Side Occupant Position Detection System (OPDS) Available
Side-Impact Door Beams
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)
Immobilizer Theft-Deterrent System
Engineering (4 Speed Automatic 2WD EXS)back to top
Engine Type In-Line 4-Cylinder
Engine Block/Cylinder Head Aluminum-Alloy
Displacement (cc) 2354
Horsepower @ rpm (SAE net) 160 @ 5500
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm) 161 @ 4500
Redline (rpm) 6500
Bore and Stroke (mm) 87 x 99
Compression Ratio 9.7: 1
Valve Train 16-Valve DOHC i-VTEC®
Multi-Point Fuel Injection
CARB Emissions Rating LEV-2
Direct Ignition System with Immobilizer
110,000-Mile Tune-Up Interval*
* Does not apply to fluid and filter changes. See your owner's manual for details.
Transmission (4 Speed Automatic 2WD EXS)back to top
5-Speed Manual Transmission Gear Ratios:
  • 1st: 3.533
  • 2nd: 2.042
  • 3rd: 1.355
  • 4th: 1.028
  • 5th: 0.825
  • Reverse: 3.583
  • :
4-Speed Automatic Transmission (available) Gear Ratios:
  • 1st: 2.684
  • 2nd: 1.535
  • 3rd: 1.081
  • 4th: 0.738
  • Reverse: 2.000
  • :
Body/Suspension/Chasis (4 Speed Automatic 2WD EXS)back to top
Unit-Body Construction
Control-Link MacPherson Strut Front Suspension
Compact Double Wishbone Rear Suspension
Stabilizer Bar (mm, front/rear) 30.0 / 21.0
Variable-Assist Power Rack-and-Pinion Steering
Steering Wheel Turns, Lock-to-Lock 3.26
Steering Ratio 16.2
Turning Diameter, Curb-to-Curb (ft.) 34.9
Power-Assisted Ventilated Front Disc/Solid Rear Disc Brakes (in.) 11.1 / 11.1
Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
Electronic Brake Distribution System (EBD)
Wheels 16" Alloy
All-Season Tires P215 / 70 R16 99S
Interior Measurements (4 Speed Automatic 2WD EXS)back to top
Headroom (in., front/rear) 43.3 / 38.0
Legroom (in., front/rear) 41.0 / 39.1
Shoulder Room (in., front/rear) 57.1 / 52.2
Hiproom (in., front/rear) 55.0 / 47.6
Cargo Volume (cu. ft., behind 2nd row) 25.1
Cargo Volume (cu. ft., maximum) 74.6
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 103.6
Seating Capacity 4
Exterior Measurements (4 Speed Automatic 2WD EXS)back to top
Wheelbase (in.) 101.4
Length (in.) 169.3
Height (in.) 74.0
Width (in.) 71.5
Track (in., front/rear) 62.1 / 62.3
Minimum Ground Clearance (in.) 6.9
Approach/Departure Angles (degrees) 25.8 / 27.8
Curb Weight (lbs., MT/AT) 3389 / 3439
Weight Distribution (%, front/rear, MT) 57 / 43
Weight Distribution (%, front/rear, AT) 58 / 42
Towing Capacity (lbs.) 1500
EPA/Mileage Estimates/Capacities (4 Speed Automatic 2WD EXS)back to top
5-Speed Manual (City/Highway)* TBD
4-Speed Automatic (City/Highway)* 22 / 26
Crankcase (qt.) 5.6
Coolant System (qt., MT/AT) 7.6 / 7.5
Fuel (gal.) 15.9
Required Fuel Regular Unleaded
* Based on 2003 EPA mileage estimates. Use for comparison purposes only. Actual mileage may vary.
Exterior Features (4 Speed Automatic 2WD EXS)back to top
Side Cargo Doors
2-Speed/Intermittent Windshield Wipers
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
Roof-Mounted Antenna
Remote Entry System Available
Dual Side Mirrors Power
Composite Body Panels Metallic Gray
Green-Tinted Glass
Rear Privacy Glass
Clamshell Tailgate
Alloy Wheels
Multi-Reflector Halogen Headlights
Comfort and Convenience (4 Speed Automatic 2WD EXS)back to top
Air Conditioning with Air-Filtration System
Power Front Windows with Auto-Up/Down Driver's Window
Rear Ventilation Windows
Power Door and Tailgate Locks
Cruise Control
Adjustable Steering Column
Instrument Panel-Mounted Shifter
Passenger-Side Vanity Mirror
Sliding Sun Visor Extensions
Overhead Storage Compartment
Map Lights
Dome Light
Urethane-Coated Utility Floor
Beverage Holders, Front (3) and Rear (2)
12-Volt Accessory Outlets, Front and Rear
Door-Pocket Storage Bins, Rear with Bottle Holders
Passenger-Side Seatback Pocket
Driver-Side Seatback Bungee Loops, Front and Rear
Rear Window Defroster
Rear-Seat Heater Ducts
Cargo Area Tie-Down Anchors (4)
Cargo Area Storage Bins
Cargo Area Hooks (2)
Cargo Area Light
Seating (4 Speed Automatic 2WD EXS)back to top
Driver's Seat with Manual Height Adjustment
Waterproof FXC™ (For Extreme Conditions) Seat Fabric, Front and Rear*
Adjustable Head Restraints, Front and Rear
Driver-Side Armrest
Removable, Flip-Up Rear Seats
Fold-Flat-Capable Seating
* FXC™ is a trademark of Milliken & Company.
Audio System (4 Speed Automatic 2WD EXS)back to top
270-Watt AM/FM/CD Audio System with 7 Speakers including Subwoofer
MP3/Digital Media Auxiliary Jack
Instrumentaion (4 Speed Automatic 2WD EXS)back to top
Tachometer
Digital Odometer and Digital Trip Meters (2)
Door-/Tailgate-Open Indicator Light
Fuel and Coolant Temperature Gauges
Low-Fuel Indicator Light
Low-Oil-Pressure Indicator Light
Safety (4 Speed Automatic 2WD EXS)back to top
3-Point Seat Belts at all Seating Positions
Front 3-Point Seat Belts with Automatic Tensioning System
Adjustable Seat Belt Anchors
Dual-Stage Front Airbags (SRS)
Front Side Airbags with Passenger-Side Occupant Position Detection System (OPDS) Available
Side-Impact Door Beams
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)
Immobilizer Theft-Deterrent System
Engineering (4 Speed Automatic 4WD DX)back to top
Engine Type In-Line 4-Cylinder
Engine Block/Cylinder Head Aluminum-Alloy
Displacement (cc) 2354
Horsepower @ rpm (SAE net) 160 @ 5500
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm) 161 @ 4500
Redline (rpm) 6500
Bore and Stroke (mm) 87 x 99
Compression Ratio 9.7: 1
Valve Train 16-Valve DOHC i-VTEC®
Multi-Point Fuel Injection
Real Time™ 4-Wheel Drive
CARB Emissions Rating LEV-2
Direct Ignition System with Immobilizer
110,000-Mile Tune-Up Interval*
* Does not apply to fluid and filter changes. See your owner's manual for details.
Transmission (4 Speed Automatic 4WD DX)back to top
5-Speed Manual Transmission Gear Ratios:
  • 1st: 3.533
  • 2nd: 2.042
  • 3rd: 1.355
  • 4th: 1.028
  • 5th: 0.825
  • Reverse: 3.583
  • :
4-Speed Automatic Transmission (available) Gear Ratios:
  • 1st: 2.684
  • 2nd: 1.535
  • 3rd: 1.081
  • 4th: 0.738
  • Reverse: 2.000
  • :
Body/Suspension/Chasis (4 Speed Automatic 4WD DX)back to top
Unit-Body Construction
Control-Link MacPherson Strut Front Suspension
Compact Double Wishbone Rear Suspension
Stabilizer Bar (mm, front/rear) 30.0 / 21.0
Variable-Assist Power Rack-and-Pinion Steering
Steering Wheel Turns, Lock-to-Lock 3.26
Steering Ratio 16.2
Turning Diameter, Curb-to-Curb (ft.) 34.9
Power-Assisted Ventilated Front Disc/Solid Rear Disc Brakes (in.) 11.1 / 11.1
Wheels 16" Styled Steel
All-Season Tires P215 / 70 R16 99S
Interior Measurements (4 Speed Automatic 4WD DX)back to top
Headroom (in., front/rear) 43.3 / 39.4
Legroom (in., front/rear) 41.0 / 39.1
Shoulder Room (in., front/rear) 57.1 / 52.2
Hiproom (in., front/rear) 55.0 / 47.6
Cargo Volume (cu. ft., behind 2nd row) 25.9
Cargo Volume (cu. ft., maximum) 77.1
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 105.4
Seating Capacity 4
Exterior Measurements (4 Speed Automatic 4WD DX)back to top
Wheelbase (in.) 101.4
Length (in.) 169.3
Height (in.) 74.0
Width (in.) 71.5
Track (in., front/rear) 62.1 / 62.3
Minimum Ground Clearance (in.) 6.9
Approach/Departure Angles (degrees) 25.8 / 27.8
Curb Weight (lbs., MT/AT) 3460 / 3518
Weight Distribution (%, front/rear, MT) 56 / 44
Weight Distribution (%, front/rear, AT) 56 / 44
Towing Capacity (lbs.) 1500
EPA/Mileage Estimates/Capacities (4 Speed Automatic 4WD DX)back to top
5-Speed Manual (City/Highway)* TBD
4-Speed Automatic (City/Highway)* 21 / 24
Crankcase (qt.) 5.6
Coolant System (qt., MT/AT) 7.6 / 7.5
Fuel (gal.) 15.9
Required Fuel Regular Unleaded
* Based on 2003 EPA mileage estimates. Use for comparison purposes only. Actual mileage may vary.
Exterior Features (4 Speed Automatic 4WD DX)back to top
Removable Skylight with Tilt Feature
Side Cargo Doors
2-Speed/Intermittent Windshield Wipers
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
Roof-Mounted Antenna
Remote Entry System Available
Dual Side Mirrors
Composite Body Panels Gray
Green-Tinted Glass
Rear Privacy Glass
Clamshell Tailgate
Multi-Reflector Halogen Headlights
Comfort and Convenience (4 Speed Automatic 4WD DX)back to top
Power Front Windows with Auto-Up/Down Driver's Window
Rear Ventilation Windows
Power Door and Tailgate Locks
Adjustable Steering Column
Instrument Panel-Mounted Shifter
Lower Instrument Panel Storage Compartment
Sliding Sun Visor Extensions
Dome Light
Urethane-Coated Utility Floor
Beverage Holders, Front (3) and Rear (2)
12-Volt Accessory Outlets, Front and Rear Front
Door-Pocket Storage Bins, Rear with Bottle Holders
Rear Window Defroster
Rear-Seat Heater Ducts
Cargo Area Tie-Down Anchors (4)
Cargo Area Storage Bins
Cargo Area Hooks (2)
Cargo Area Light
Seating (4 Speed Automatic 4WD DX)back to top
Driver's Seat with Manual Height Adjustment
Waterproof FXC™ (For Extreme Conditions) Seat Fabric, Front and Rear* Front
Adjustable Head Restraints, Front and Rear
Removable, Flip-Up Rear Seats
Fold-Flat-Capable Seating
* FXC™ is a trademark of Milliken & Company.
Instrumentaion (4 Speed Automatic 4WD DX)back to top
Tachometer
Digital Odometer and Digital Trip Meters (2)
Door-/Tailgate-Open Indicator Light
Fuel and Coolant Temperature Gauges
Low-Fuel Indicator Light
Low-Oil-Pressure Indicator Light
Safety (4 Speed Automatic 4WD DX)back to top
3-Point Seat Belts at all Seating Positions
Front 3-Point Seat Belts with Automatic Tensioning System
Adjustable Seat Belt Anchors
Dual-Stage Front Airbags (SRS)
Side-Impact Door Beams
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)
Immobilizer Theft-Deterrent System
Engineering (4 Speed Automatic 4WD EX)back to top
Engine Type In-Line 4-Cylinder
Engine Block/Cylinder Head Aluminum-Alloy
Displacement (cc) 2354
Horsepower @ rpm (SAE net) 160 @ 5500
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm) 161 @ 4500
Redline (rpm) 6500
Bore and Stroke (mm) 87 x 99
Compression Ratio 9.7: 1
Valve Train 16-Valve DOHC i-VTEC®
Multi-Point Fuel Injection
Real Time™ 4-Wheel Drive
CARB Emissions Rating LEV-2
Direct Ignition System with Immobilizer
110,000-Mile Tune-Up Interval*
* Does not apply to fluid and filter changes. See your owner's manual for details.
Transmission (4 Speed Automatic 4WD EX)back to top
5-Speed Manual Transmission Gear Ratios:
  • 1st: 3.533
  • 2nd: 2.042
  • 3rd: 1.355
  • 4th: 1.028
  • 5th: 0.825
  • Reverse: 3.583
  • :
4-Speed Automatic Transmission (available) Gear Ratios:
  • 1st: 2.684
  • 2nd: 1.535
  • 3rd: 1.081
  • 4th: 0.738
  • Reverse: 2.000
  • :
Body/Suspension/Chasis (4 Speed Automatic 4WD EX)back to top
Unit-Body Construction
Control-Link MacPherson Strut Front Suspension
Compact Double Wishbone Rear Suspension
Stabilizer Bar (mm, front/rear) 30.0 / 21.0
Variable-Assist Power Rack-and-Pinion Steering
Steering Wheel Turns, Lock-to-Lock 3.26
Steering Ratio 16.2
Turning Diameter, Curb-to-Curb (ft.) 34.9
Power-Assisted Ventilated Front Disc/Solid Rear Disc Brakes (in.) 11.1 / 11.1
Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
Electronic Brake Distribution System (EBD)
Wheels 16" Alloy
All-Season Tires P215 / 70 R16 99S
Interior Measurements (4 Speed Automatic 4WD EX)back to top
Headroom (in., front/rear) 43.3 / 39.4
Legroom (in., front/rear) 41.0 / 39.1
Shoulder Room (in., front/rear) 57.1 / 52.2
Hiproom (in., front/rear) 55.0 / 47.6
Cargo Volume (cu. ft., behind 2nd row) 25.9
Cargo Volume (cu. ft., maximum) 77.1
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 105.4
Seating Capacity 4
Exterior Measurements (4 Speed Automatic 4WD EX)back to top
Wheelbase (in.) 101.4
Length (in.) 169.3
Height (in.) 74.0
Width (in.) 71.5
Track (in., front/rear) 62.1 / 62.3
Minimum Ground Clearance (in.) 6.9
Approach/Departure Angles (degrees) 25.8 / 27.8
Curb Weight (lbs., MT/AT) 3526 / 3577
Weight Distribution (%, front/rear, MT) 57 / 43
Weight Distribution (%, front/rear, AT) 57 / 43
Towing Capacity (lbs.) 1500
EPA/Mileage Estimates/Capacities (4 Speed Automatic 4WD EX)back to top
5-Speed Manual (City/Highway)* TBD
4-Speed Automatic (City/Highway)* 21 / 24
Crankcase (qt.) 5.6
Coolant System (qt., MT/AT) 7.6 / 7.5
Fuel (gal.) 15.9
Required Fuel Regular Unleaded
* Based on 2003 EPA mileage estimates. Use for comparison purposes only. Actual mileage may vary.
Exterior Features (4 Speed Automatic 4WD EX)back to top
Removable Skylight with Tilt Feature
Side Cargo Doors
2-Speed/Intermittent Windshield Wipers
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
Roof-Mounted Antenna
Remote Entry System Available
Dual Side Mirrors Power
Composite Body Panels Metallic Gray
Green-Tinted Glass
Rear Privacy Glass
Clamshell Tailgate
Alloy Wheels
Multi-Reflector Halogen Headlights
Comfort and Convenience (4 Speed Automatic 4WD EX)back to top
Air Conditioning with Air-Filtration System
Power Front Windows with Auto-Up/Down Driver's Window
Rear Ventilation Windows
Power Door and Tailgate Locks
Cruise Control
Adjustable Steering Column
Instrument Panel-Mounted Shifter
Passenger-Side Vanity Mirror
Sliding Sun Visor Extensions
Overhead Storage Compartment
Map Lights
Dome Light
Urethane-Coated Utility Floor
Beverage Holders, Front (3) and Rear (2)
12-Volt Accessory Outlets, Front and Rear
Door-Pocket Storage Bins, Rear with Bottle Holders
Passenger-Side Seatback Pocket
Driver-Side Seatback Bungee Loops, Front and Rear
Rear Window Defroster
Rear-Seat Heater Ducts
Cargo Area Tie-Down Anchors (4)
Cargo Area Storage Bins
Cargo Area Hooks (2)
Cargo Area Light
Seating (4 Speed Automatic 4WD EX)back to top
Driver's Seat with Manual Height Adjustment
Waterproof FXC™ (For Extreme Conditions) Seat Fabric, Front and Rear*
Adjustable Head Restraints, Front and Rear
Driver-Side Armrest
Removable, Flip-Up Rear Seats
Fold-Flat-Capable Seating
* FXC™ is a trademark of Milliken & Company.
Audio System (4 Speed Automatic 4WD EX)back to top
270-Watt AM/FM/CD Audio System with 7 Speakers including Subwoofer
MP3/Digital Media Auxiliary Jack
Instrumentaion (4 Speed Automatic 4WD EX)back to top
Tachometer
Digital Odometer and Digital Trip Meters (2)
Door-/Tailgate-Open Indicator Light
Fuel and Coolant Temperature Gauges
Low-Fuel Indicator Light
Low-Oil-Pressure Indicator Light
Safety (4 Speed Automatic 4WD EX)back to top
3-Point Seat Belts at all Seating Positions
Front 3-Point Seat Belts with Automatic Tensioning System
Adjustable Seat Belt Anchors
Dual-Stage Front Airbags (SRS)
Front Side Airbags with Passenger-Side Occupant Position Detection System (OPDS) Available
Side-Impact Door Beams
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)
Immobilizer Theft-Deterrent System
Engineering (4 Speed Automatic 4WD EXS)back to top
Engine Type In-Line 4-Cylinder
Engine Block/Cylinder Head Aluminum-Alloy
Displacement (cc) 2354
Horsepower @ rpm (SAE net) 160 @ 5500
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm) 161 @ 4500
Redline (rpm) 6500
Bore and Stroke (mm) 87 x 99
Compression Ratio 9.7: 1
Valve Train 16-Valve DOHC i-VTEC®
Multi-Point Fuel Injection
Real Time™ 4-Wheel Drive
CARB Emissions Rating LEV-2
Direct Ignition System with Immobilizer
110,000-Mile Tune-Up Interval*
* Does not apply to fluid and filter changes. See your owner's manual for details.
Transmission (4 Speed Automatic 4WD EXS)back to top
5-Speed Manual Transmission Gear Ratios:
  • 1st: 3.533
  • 2nd: 2.042
  • 3rd: 1.355
  • 4th: 1.028
  • 5th: 0.825
  • Reverse: 3.583
  • :
4-Speed Automatic Transmission (available) Gear Ratios:
  • 1st: 2.684
  • 2nd: 1.535
  • 3rd: 1.081
  • 4th: 0.738
  • Reverse: 2.000
  • :
Body/Suspension/Chasis (4 Speed Automatic 4WD EXS)back to top
Unit-Body Construction
Control-Link MacPherson Strut Front Suspension
Compact Double Wishbone Rear Suspension
Stabilizer Bar (mm, front/rear) 30.0 / 21.0
Variable-Assist Power Rack-and-Pinion Steering
Steering Wheel Turns, Lock-to-Lock 3.26
Steering Ratio 16.2
Turning Diameter, Curb-to-Curb (ft.) 34.9
Power-Assisted Ventilated Front Disc/Solid Rear Disc Brakes (in.) 11.1 / 11.1
Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
Electronic Brake Distribution System (EBD)
Wheels 16" Alloy
All-Season Tires P215 / 70 R16 99S
Interior Measurements (4 Speed Automatic 4WD EXS)back to top
Headroom (in., front/rear) 43.3 / 39.4
Legroom (in., front/rear) 41.0 / 39.1
Shoulder Room (in., front/rear) 57.1 / 52.2
Hiproom (in., front/rear) 55.0 / 47.6
Cargo Volume (cu. ft., behind 2nd row) 25.9
Cargo Volume (cu. ft., maximum) 77.1
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 105.4
Seating Capacity 4
Exterior Measurements (4 Speed Automatic 4WD EXS)back to top
Wheelbase (in.) 101.4
Length (in.) 169.3
Height (in.) 74.0
Width (in.) 71.5
Track (in., front/rear) 62.1 / 62.3
Minimum Ground Clearance (in.) 6.9
Approach/Departure Angles (degrees) 25.8 / 27.8
Curb Weight (lbs., MT/AT) 3526 / 3577
Weight Distribution (%, front/rear, MT) 57 / 43
Weight Distribution (%, front/rear, AT) 57 / 43
Towing Capacity (lbs.) 1500
EPA/Mileage Estimates/Capacities (4 Speed Automatic 4WD EXS)back to top
5-Speed Manual (City/Highway)* TBD
4-Speed Automatic (City/Highway)* 21 / 24
Crankcase (qt.) 5.6
Coolant System (qt., MT/AT) 7.6 / 7.5
Fuel (gal.) 15.9
Required Fuel Regular Unleaded
* Based on 2003 EPA mileage estimates. Use for comparison purposes only. Actual mileage may vary.
Exterior Features (4 Speed Automatic 4WD EXS)back to top
Removable Skylight with Tilt Feature
Side Cargo Doors
2-Speed/Intermittent Windshield Wipers
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
Roof-Mounted Antenna
Remote Entry System Available
Dual Side Mirrors Power
Composite Body Panels Metallic Gray
Green-Tinted Glass
Rear Privacy Glass
Clamshell Tailgate
Alloy Wheels
Multi-Reflector Halogen Headlights
Comfort and Convenience (4 Speed Automatic 4WD EXS)back to top
Air Conditioning with Air-Filtration System
Power Front Windows with Auto-Up/Down Driver's Window
Rear Ventilation Windows
Power Door and Tailgate Locks
Cruise Control
Adjustable Steering Column
Instrument Panel-Mounted Shifter
Passenger-Side Vanity Mirror
Sliding Sun Visor Extensions
Overhead Storage Compartment
Map Lights
Dome Light
Urethane-Coated Utility Floor
Beverage Holders, Front (3) and Rear (2)
12-Volt Accessory Outlets, Front and Rear
Door-Pocket Storage Bins, Rear with Bottle Holders
Passenger-Side Seatback Pocket
Driver-Side Seatback Bungee Loops, Front and Rear
Rear Window Defroster
Rear-Seat Heater Ducts
Cargo Area Tie-Down Anchors (4)
Cargo Area Storage Bins
Cargo Area Hooks (2)
Cargo Area Light
Seating (4 Speed Automatic 4WD EXS)back to top
Driver's Seat with Manual Height Adjustment
Waterproof FXC™ (For Extreme Conditions) Seat Fabric, Front and Rear*
Adjustable Head Restraints, Front and Rear
Driver-Side Armrest
Removable, Flip-Up Rear Seats
Fold-Flat-Capable Seating
* FXC™ is a trademark of Milliken & Company.
Audio System (4 Speed Automatic 4WD EXS)back to top
270-Watt AM/FM/CD Audio System with 7 Speakers including Subwoofer
MP3/Digital Media Auxiliary Jack
Instrumentaion (4 Speed Automatic 4WD EXS)back to top
Tachometer
Digital Odometer and Digital Trip Meters (2)
Door-/Tailgate-Open Indicator Light
Fuel and Coolant Temperature Gauges
Low-Fuel Indicator Light
Low-Oil-Pressure Indicator Light
Safety (4 Speed Automatic 4WD EXS)back to top
3-Point Seat Belts at all Seating Positions
Front 3-Point Seat Belts with Automatic Tensioning System
Adjustable Seat Belt Anchors
Dual-Stage Front Airbags (SRS)
Front Side Airbags with Passenger-Side Occupant Position Detection System (OPDS) Available
Side-Impact Door Beams
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)
Immobilizer Theft-Deterrent System
Engineering (5 Speed Manual 2WD DX)back to top
Engine Type In-Line 4-Cylinder
Engine Block/Cylinder Head Aluminum-Alloy
Displacement (cc) 2354
Horsepower @ rpm (SAE net) 160 @ 5500
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm) 161 @ 4500
Redline (rpm) 6500
Bore and Stroke (mm) 87 x 99
Compression Ratio 9.7: 1
Valve Train 16-Valve DOHC i-VTEC®
Multi-Point Fuel Injection
CARB Emissions Rating LEV-2
Direct Ignition System with Immobilizer
110,000-Mile Tune-Up Interval*
* Does not apply to fluid and filter changes. See your owner's manual for details.
Transmission (5 Speed Manual 2WD DX)back to top
5-Speed Manual Transmission Gear Ratios:
  • 1st: 3.533
  • 2nd: 2.042
  • 3rd: 1.355
  • 4th: 1.028
  • 5th: 0.825
  • Reverse: 3.583
  • :
4-Speed Automatic Transmission (available) Gear Ratios:
  • 1st: 2.684
  • 2nd: 1.535
  • 3rd: 1.081
  • 4th: 0.738
  • Reverse: 2.000
  • :
* Five-speed manual transmission with Real Time 4WD available June 2003.
Body/Suspension/Chasis (5 Speed Manual 2WD DX)back to top
Unit-Body Construction
Control-Link MacPherson Strut Front Suspension
Compact Double Wishbone Rear Suspension
Stabilizer Bar (mm, front/rear) 30.0 / 21.0
Variable-Assist Power Rack-and-Pinion Steering
Steering Wheel Turns, Lock-to-Lock 3.26
Steering Ratio 16.2
Turning Diameter, Curb-to-Curb (ft.) 34.9
Power-Assisted Ventilated Front Disc/Solid Rear Disc Brakes (in.) 11.1 / 11.1
Wheels 16" Styled Steel
All-Season Tires P215 / 70 R16 99S
Interior Measurements (5 Speed Manual 2WD DX)back to top
Headroom (in., front/rear) 43.3 / 38.0
Legroom (in., front/rear) 41.0 / 39.1
Shoulder Room (in., front/rear) 57.1 / 52.2
Hiproom (in., front/rear) 55.0 / 47.6
Cargo Volume (cu. ft., behind 2nd row) 25.1
Cargo Volume (cu. ft., maximum) 74.6
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 103.6
Seating Capacity 4
Exterior Measurements (5 Speed Manual 2WD DX)back to top
Wheelbase (in.) 101.4
Length (in.) 169.3
Height (in.) 74.0
Width (in.) 71.5
Track (in., front/rear) 62.1 / 62.3
Minimum Ground Clearance (in.) 6.9
Approach/Departure Angles (degrees) 25.8 / 27.8
Curb Weight (lbs., MT/AT) 3330 / 3387
Weight Distribution (%, front/rear, MT) 56 / 44
Weight Distribution (%, front/rear, AT) 57 / 43
Towing Capacity (lbs.) 1500
EPA/Mileage Estimates/Capacities (5 Speed Manual 2WD DX)back to top
5-Speed Manual (City/Highway)* TBD
4-Speed Automatic (City/Highway)* 22 / 26
Crankcase (qt.) 5.6
Coolant System (qt., MT/AT) 7.6 / 7.5
Fuel (gal.) 15.9
Required Fuel Regular Unleaded
* Based on 2003 EPA mileage estimates. Use for comparison purposes only. Actual mileage may vary.
Exterior Features (5 Speed Manual 2WD DX)back to top
Side Cargo Doors
2-Speed/Intermittent Windshield Wipers
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
Roof-Mounted Antenna
Remote Entry System Available
Dual Side Mirrors
Composite Body Panels Gray
Green-Tinted Glass
Rear Privacy Glass
Clamshell Tailgate
Multi-Reflector Halogen Headlights
Comfort and Convenience (5 Speed Manual 2WD DX)back to top
Power Front Windows with Auto-Up/Down Driver's Window
Rear Ventilation Windows
Power Door and Tailgate Locks
Adjustable Steering Column
Instrument Panel-Mounted Shifter
Lower Instrument Panel Storage Compartment
Sliding Sun Visor Extensions
Dome Light
Urethane-Coated Utility Floor
Beverage Holders, Front (3) and Rear (2)
12-Volt Accessory Outlets, Front and Rear Front
Door-Pocket Storage Bins, Rear with Bottle Holders
Rear Window Defroster
Rear-Seat Heater Ducts
Cargo Area Tie-Down Anchors (4)
Cargo Area Storage Bins
Cargo Area Hooks (2)
Cargo Area Light
Seating (5 Speed Manual 2WD DX)back to top
Driver's Seat with Manual Height Adjustment
Waterproof FXC™ (For Extreme Conditions) Seat Fabric, Front and Rear* Front
Adjustable Head Restraints, Front and Rear
Removable, Flip-Up Rear Seats
Fold-Flat-Capable Seating
* FXC™ is a trademark of Milliken & Company.
Instrumentaion (5 Speed Manual 2WD DX)back to top
Tachometer
Digital Odometer and Digital Trip Meters (2)
Door-/Tailgate-Open Indicator Light
Fuel and Coolant Temperature Gauges
Low-Fuel Indicator Light
Low-Oil-Pressure Indicator Light
Safety (5 Speed Manual 2WD DX)back to top
3-Point Seat Belts at all Seating Positions
Front 3-Point Seat Belts with Automatic Tensioning System
Adjustable Seat Belt Anchors
Dual-Stage Front Airbags (SRS)
Side-Impact Door Beams
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)
Immobilizer Theft-Deterrent System
Engineering (5 Speed Manual 2WD EX)back to top
Engine Type In-Line 4-Cylinder
Engine Block/Cylinder Head Aluminum-Alloy
Displacement (cc) 2354
Horsepower @ rpm (SAE net) 160 @ 5500
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm) 161 @ 4500
Redline (rpm) 6500
Bore and Stroke (mm) 87 x 99
Compression Ratio 9.7: 1
Valve Train 16-Valve DOHC i-VTEC®
Multi-Point Fuel Injection
CARB Emissions Rating LEV-2
Direct Ignition System with Immobilizer
110,000-Mile Tune-Up Interval*
* Does not apply to fluid and filter changes. See your owner's manual for details.
Transmission (5 Speed Manual 2WD EX)back to top
5-Speed Manual Transmission Gear Ratios:
  • 1st: 3.533
  • 2nd: 2.042
  • 3rd: 1.355
  • 4th: 1.028
  • 5th: 0.825
  • Reverse: 3.583
  • :
4-Speed Automatic Transmission (available) Gear Ratios:
  • 1st: 2.684
  • 2nd: 1.535
  • 3rd: 1.081
  • 4th: 0.738
  • Reverse: 2.000
  • :
Body/Suspension/Chasis (5 Speed Manual 2WD EX)back to top
Unit-Body Construction
Control-Link MacPherson Strut Front Suspension
Compact Double Wishbone Rear Suspension
Stabilizer Bar (mm, front/rear) 30.0 / 21.0
Variable-Assist Power Rack-and-Pinion Steering
Steering Wheel Turns, Lock-to-Lock 3.26
Steering Ratio 16.2
Turning Diameter, Curb-to-Curb (ft.) 34.9
Power-Assisted Ventilated Front Disc/Solid Rear Disc Brakes (in.) 11.1 / 11.1
Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
Electronic Brake Distribution System (EBD)
Wheels 16" Alloy
All-Season Tires P215 / 70 R16 99S
Interior Measurements (5 Speed Manual 2WD EX)back to top
Headroom (in., front/rear) 43.3 / 38.0
Legroom (in., front/rear) 41.0 / 39.1
Shoulder Room (in., front/rear) 57.1 / 52.2
Hiproom (in., front/rear) 55.0 / 47.6
Cargo Volume (cu. ft., behind 2nd row) 25.1
Cargo Volume (cu. ft., maximum) 74.6
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 103.6
Seating Capacity 4
Exterior Measurements (5 Speed Manual 2WD EX)back to top
Wheelbase (in.) 101.4
Length (in.) 169.3
Height (in.) 74.0
Width (in.) 71.5
Track (in., front/rear) 62.1 / 62.3
Minimum Ground Clearance (in.) 6.9
Approach/Departure Angles (degrees) 25.8 / 27.8
Curb Weight (lbs., MT/AT) 3389 / 3439
Weight Distribution (%, front/rear, MT) 57 / 43
Weight Distribution (%, front/rear, AT) 58 / 42
Towing Capacity (lbs.) 1500
EPA/Mileage Estimates/Capacities (5 Speed Manual 2WD EX)back to top
5-Speed Manual (City/Highway)* TBD
4-Speed Automatic (City/Highway)* 22 / 26
Crankcase (qt.) 5.6
Coolant System (qt., MT/AT) 7.6 / 7.5
Fuel (gal.) 15.9
Required Fuel Regular Unleaded
* Based on 2003 EPA mileage estimates. Use for comparison purposes only. Actual mileage may vary.
Exterior Features (5 Speed Manual 2WD EX)back to top
Side Cargo Doors
2-Speed/Intermittent Windshield Wipers
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
Roof-Mounted Antenna
Remote Entry System Available
Dual Side Mirrors Power
Composite Body Panels Metallic Gray
Green-Tinted Glass
Rear Privacy Glass
Clamshell Tailgate
Alloy Wheels
Multi-Reflector Halogen Headlights
Comfort and Convenience (5 Speed Manual 2WD EX)back to top
Air Conditioning with Air-Filtration System
Power Front Windows with Auto-Up/Down Driver's Window
Rear Ventilation Windows
Power Door and Tailgate Locks
Cruise Control
Adjustable Steering Column
Instrument Panel-Mounted Shifter
Passenger-Side Vanity Mirror
Sliding Sun Visor Extensions
Overhead Storage Compartment
Map Lights
Dome Light
Urethane-Coated Utility Floor
Beverage Holders, Front (3) and Rear (2)
12-Volt Accessory Outlets, Front and Rear
Door-Pocket Storage Bins, Rear with Bottle Holders
Passenger-Side Seatback Pocket
Driver-Side Seatback Bungee Loops, Front and Rear
Rear Window Defroster
Rear-Seat Heater Ducts
Cargo Area Tie-Down Anchors (4)
Cargo Area Storage Bins
Cargo Area Hooks (2)
Cargo Area Light
Seating (5 Speed Manual 2WD EX)back to top
Driver's Seat with Manual Height Adjustment
Waterproof FXC™ (For Extreme Conditions) Seat Fabric, Front and Rear*
Adjustable Head Restraints, Front and Rear
Driver-Side Armrest
Removable, Flip-Up Rear Seats
Fold-Flat-Capable Seating
* FXC™ is a trademark of Milliken & Company.
Audio System (5 Speed Manual 2WD EX)back to top
270-Watt AM/FM/CD Audio System with 7 Speakers including Subwoofer
MP3/Digital Media Auxiliary Jack
Instrumentaion (5 Speed Manual 2WD EX)back to top
Tachometer
Digital Odometer and Digital Trip Meters (2)
Door-/Tailgate-Open Indicator Light
Fuel and Coolant Temperature Gauges
Low-Fuel Indicator Light
Low-Oil-Pressure Indicator Light
Safety (5 Speed Manual 2WD EX)back to top
3-Point Seat Belts at all Seating Positions
Front 3-Point Seat Belts with Automatic Tensioning System
Adjustable Seat Belt Anchors
Dual-Stage Front Airbags (SRS)
Front Side Airbags with Passenger-Side Occupant Position Detection System (OPDS) Available
Side-Impact Door Beams
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)
Immobilizer Theft-Deterrent System
Engineering (5 Speed Manual 2WD EXS)back to top
Engine Type In-Line 4-Cylinder
Engine Block/Cylinder Head Aluminum-Alloy
Displacement (cc) 2354
Horsepower @ rpm (SAE net) 160 @ 5500
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm) 161 @ 4500
Redline (rpm) 6500
Bore and Stroke (mm) 87 x 99
Compression Ratio 9.7: 1
Valve Train 16-Valve DOHC i-VTEC®
Multi-Point Fuel Injection
CARB Emissions Rating LEV-2
Direct Ignition System with Immobilizer
110,000-Mile Tune-Up Interval*
* Does not apply to fluid and filter changes. See your owner's manual for details.
Transmission (5 Speed Manual 2WD EXS)back to top
5-Speed Manual Transmission Gear Ratios:
  • 1st: 3.533
  • 2nd: 2.042
  • 3rd: 1.355
  • 4th: 1.028
  • 5th: 0.825
  • Reverse: 3.583
  • :
4-Speed Automatic Transmission (available) Gear Ratios:
  • 1st: 2.684
  • 2nd: 1.535
  • 3rd: 1.081
  • 4th: 0.738
  • Reverse: 2.000
  • :
Body/Suspension/Chasis (5 Speed Manual 2WD EXS)back to top
Unit-Body Construction
Control-Link MacPherson Strut Front Suspension
Compact Double Wishbone Rear Suspension
Stabilizer Bar (mm, front/rear) 30.0 / 21.0
Variable-Assist Power Rack-and-Pinion Steering
Steering Wheel Turns, Lock-to-Lock 3.26
Steering Ratio 16.2
Turning Diameter, Curb-to-Curb (ft.) 34.9
Power-Assisted Ventilated Front Disc/Solid Rear Disc Brakes (in.) 11.1 / 11.1
Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
Electronic Brake Distribution System (EBD)
Wheels 16" Alloy
All-Season Tires P215 / 70 R16 99S
Interior Measurements (5 Speed Manual 2WD EXS)back to top
Headroom (in., front/rear) 43.3 / 38.0
Legroom (in., front/rear) 41.0 / 39.1
Shoulder Room (in., front/rear) 57.1 / 52.2
Hiproom (in., front/rear) 55.0 / 47.6
Cargo Volume (cu. ft., behind 2nd row) 25.1
Cargo Volume (cu. ft., maximum) 74.6
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 103.6
Seating Capacity 4
Exterior Measurements (5 Speed Manual 2WD EXS)back to top
Wheelbase (in.) 101.4
Length (in.) 169.3
Height (in.) 74.0
Width (in.) 71.5
Track (in., front/rear) 62.1 / 62.3
Minimum Ground Clearance (in.) 6.9
Approach/Departure Angles (degrees) 25.8 / 27.8
Curb Weight (lbs., MT/AT) 3389 / 3439
Weight Distribution (%, front/rear, MT) 57 / 43
Weight Distribution (%, front/rear, AT) 58 / 42
Towing Capacity (lbs.) 1500
EPA/Mileage Estimates/Capacities (5 Speed Manual 2WD EXS)back to top
5-Speed Manual (City/Highway)* TBD
4-Speed Automatic (City/Highway)* 22 / 26
Crankcase (qt.) 5.6
Coolant System (qt., MT/AT) 7.6 / 7.5
Fuel (gal.) 15.9
Required Fuel Regular Unleaded
* Based on 2003 EPA mileage estimates. Use for comparison purposes only. Actual mileage may vary.
Exterior Features (5 Speed Manual 2WD EXS)back to top
Side Cargo Doors
2-Speed/Intermittent Windshield Wipers
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
Roof-Mounted Antenna
Remote Entry System Available
Dual Side Mirrors Power
Composite Body Panels Metallic Gray
Green-Tinted Glass
Rear Privacy Glass
Clamshell Tailgate
Alloy Wheels
Multi-Reflector Halogen Headlights
Comfort and Convenience (5 Speed Manual 2WD EXS)back to top
Air Conditioning with Air-Filtration System
Power Front Windows with Auto-Up/Down Driver's Window
Rear Ventilation Windows
Power Door and Tailgate Locks
Cruise Control
Adjustable Steering Column
Instrument Panel-Mounted Shifter
Passenger-Side Vanity Mirror
Sliding Sun Visor Extensions
Overhead Storage Compartment
Map Lights
Dome Light
Urethane-Coated Utility Floor
Beverage Holders, Front (3) and Rear (2)
12-Volt Accessory Outlets, Front and Rear
Door-Pocket Storage Bins, Rear with Bottle Holders
Passenger-Side Seatback Pocket
Driver-Side Seatback Bungee Loops, Front and Rear
Rear Window Defroster
Rear-Seat Heater Ducts
Cargo Area Tie-Down Anchors (4)
Cargo Area Storage Bins
Cargo Area Hooks (2)
Cargo Area Light
Seating (5 Speed Manual 2WD EXS)back to top
Driver's Seat with Manual Height Adjustment
Waterproof FXC™ (For Extreme Conditions) Seat Fabric, Front and Rear*
Adjustable Head Restraints, Front and Rear
Driver-Side Armrest
Removable, Flip-Up Rear Seats
Fold-Flat-Capable Seating
* FXC™ is a trademark of Milliken & Company.
Audio System (5 Speed Manual 2WD EXS)back to top
270-Watt AM/FM/CD Audio System with 7 Speakers including Subwoofer
MP3/Digital Media Auxiliary Jack
Instrumentaion (5 Speed Manual 2WD EXS)back to top
Tachometer
Digital Odometer and Digital Trip Meters (2)
Door-/Tailgate-Open Indicator Light
Fuel and Coolant Temperature Gauges
Low-Fuel Indicator Light
Low-Oil-Pressure Indicator Light
Safety (5 Speed Manual 2WD EXS)back to top
3-Point Seat Belts at all Seating Positions
Front 3-Point Seat Belts with Automatic Tensioning System
Adjustable Seat Belt Anchors
Dual-Stage Front Airbags (SRS)
Front Side Airbags with Passenger-Side Occupant Position Detection System (OPDS) Available
Side-Impact Door Beams
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)
Immobilizer Theft-Deterrent System
Engineering (5 Speed Manual 4WD DX)back to top
Engine Type In-Line 4-Cylinder
Engine Block/Cylinder Head Aluminum-Alloy
Displacement (cc) 2354
Horsepower @ rpm (SAE net) 160 @ 5500
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm) 161 @ 4500
Redline (rpm) 6500
Bore and Stroke (mm) 87 x 99
Compression Ratio 9.7: 1
Valve Train 16-Valve DOHC i-VTEC®
Multi-Point Fuel Injection
Real Time™ 4-Wheel Drive
CARB Emissions Rating LEV-2
Direct Ignition System with Immobilizer
110,000-Mile Tune-Up Interval*
* Does not apply to fluid and filter changes. See your owner's manual for details.
Transmission (5 Speed Manual 4WD DX)back to top
5-Speed Manual Transmission Gear Ratios:
  • 1st: 3.533
  • 2nd: 2.042
  • 3rd: 1.355
  • 4th: 1.028
  • 5th: 0.825
  • Reverse: 3.583
  • :
4-Speed Automatic Transmission (available) Gear Ratios:
  • 1st: 2.684
  • 2nd: 1.535
  • 3rd: 1.081
  • 4th: 0.738
  • Reverse: 2.000
  • :
Body/Suspension/Chasis (5 Speed Manual 4WD DX)back to top
Unit-Body Construction
Control-Link MacPherson Strut Front Suspension
Compact Double Wishbone Rear Suspension
Stabilizer Bar (mm, front/rear) 30.0 / 21.0
Variable-Assist Power Rack-and-Pinion Steering
Steering Wheel Turns, Lock-to-Lock 3.26
Steering Ratio 16.2
Turning Diameter, Curb-to-Curb (ft.) 34.9
Power-Assisted Ventilated Front Disc/Solid Rear Disc Brakes (in.) 11.1 / 11.1
Wheels 16" Styled Steel
All-Season Tires P215 / 70 R16 99S
Interior Measurements (5 Speed Manual 4WD DX)back to top
Headroom (in., front/rear) 43.3 / 39.4
Legroom (in., front/rear) 41.0 / 39.1
Shoulder Room (in., front/rear) 57.1 / 52.2
Hiproom (in., front/rear) 55.0 / 47.6
Cargo Volume (cu. ft., behind 2nd row) 25.9
Cargo Volume (cu. ft., maximum) 77.1
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 105.4
Seating Capacity 4
Exterior Measurements (5 Speed Manual 4WD DX)back to top
Wheelbase (in.) 101.4
Length (in.) 169.3
Height (in.) 74.0
Width (in.) 71.5
Track (in., front/rear) 62.1 / 62.3
Minimum Ground Clearance (in.) 6.9
Approach/Departure Angles (degrees) 25.8 / 27.8
Curb Weight (lbs., MT/AT) 3460 / 3518
Weight Distribution (%, front/rear, MT) 56 / 44
Weight Distribution (%, front/rear, AT) 56 / 44
Towing Capacity (lbs.) 1500
EPA/Mileage Estimates/Capacities (5 Speed Manual 4WD DX)back to top
5-Speed Manual (City/Highway)* TBD
4-Speed Automatic (City/Highway)* 21 / 24
Crankcase (qt.) 5.6
Coolant System (qt., MT/AT) 7.6 / 7.5
Fuel (gal.) 15.9
Required Fuel Regular Unleaded
* Based on 2003 EPA mileage estimates. Use for comparison purposes only. Actual mileage may vary.
Exterior Features (5 Speed Manual 4WD DX)back to top
Removable Skylight with Tilt Feature
Side Cargo Doors
2-Speed/Intermittent Windshield Wipers
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
Roof-Mounted Antenna
Remote Entry System Available
Dual Side Mirrors
Composite Body Panels Gray
Green-Tinted Glass
Rear Privacy Glass
Clamshell Tailgate
Multi-Reflector Halogen Headlights
Comfort and Convenience (5 Speed Manual 4WD DX)back to top
Power Front Windows with Auto-Up/Down Driver's Window
Rear Ventilation Windows
Power Door and Tailgate Locks
Adjustable Steering Column
Instrument Panel-Mounted Shifter
Lower Instrument Panel Storage Compartment
Sliding Sun Visor Extensions
Dome Light
Urethane-Coated Utility Floor
Beverage Holders, Front (3) and Rear (2)
12-Volt Accessory Outlets, Front and Rear Front
Door-Pocket Storage Bins, Rear with Bottle Holders
Rear Window Defroster
Rear-Seat Heater Ducts
Cargo Area Tie-Down Anchors (4)
Cargo Area Storage Bins
Cargo Area Hooks (2)
Cargo Area Light
Seating (5 Speed Manual 4WD DX)back to top
Driver's Seat with Manual Height Adjustment
Waterproof FXC™ (For Extreme Conditions) Seat Fabric, Front and Rear* Front
Adjustable Head Restraints, Front and Rear
Removable, Flip-Up Rear Seats
Fold-Flat-Capable Seating
* FXC™ is a trademark of Milliken & Company.
Instrumentaion (5 Speed Manual 4WD DX)back to top
Tachometer
Digital Odometer and Digital Trip Meters (2)
Door-/Tailgate-Open Indicator Light
Fuel and Coolant Temperature Gauges
Low-Fuel Indicator Light
Low-Oil-Pressure Indicator Light
Safety (5 Speed Manual 4WD DX)back to top
3-Point Seat Belts at all Seating Positions
Front 3-Point Seat Belts with Automatic Tensioning System
Adjustable Seat Belt Anchors
Dual-Stage Front Airbags (SRS)
Side-Impact Door Beams
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)
Immobilizer Theft-Deterrent System
Engineering (5 Speed Manual 4WD EX)back to top
Engine Type In-Line 4-Cylinder
Engine Block/Cylinder Head Aluminum-Alloy
Displacement (cc) 2354
Horsepower @ rpm (SAE net) 160 @ 5500
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm) 161 @ 4500
Redline (rpm) 6500
Bore and Stroke (mm) 87 x 99
Compression Ratio 9.7: 1
Valve Train 16-Valve DOHC i-VTEC®
Multi-Point Fuel Injection
Real Time™ 4-Wheel Drive
CARB Emissions Rating LEV-2
Direct Ignition System with Immobilizer
110,000-Mile Tune-Up Interval*
* Does not apply to fluid and filter changes. See your owner's manual for details.
Transmission (5 Speed Manual 4WD EX)back to top
5-Speed Manual Transmission Gear Ratios:
  • 1st: 3.533
  • 2nd: 2.042
  • 3rd: 1.355
  • 4th: 1.028
  • 5th: 0.825
  • Reverse: 3.583
  • :
4-Speed Automatic Transmission (available) Gear Ratios:
  • 1st: 2.684
  • 2nd: 1.535
  • 3rd: 1.081
  • 4th: 0.738
  • Reverse: 2.000
  • :
Body/Suspension/Chasis (5 Speed Manual 4WD EX)back to top
Unit-Body Construction
Control-Link MacPherson Strut Front Suspension
Compact Double Wishbone Rear Suspension
Stabilizer Bar (mm, front/rear) 30.0 / 21.0
Variable-Assist Power Rack-and-Pinion Steering
Steering Wheel Turns, Lock-to-Lock 3.26
Steering Ratio 16.2
Turning Diameter, Curb-to-Curb (ft.) 34.9
Power-Assisted Ventilated Front Disc/Solid Rear Disc Brakes (in.) 11.1 / 11.1
Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
Electronic Brake Distribution System (EBD)
Wheels 16" Alloy
All-Season Tires P215 / 70 R16 99S
Interior Measurements (5 Speed Manual 4WD EX)back to top
Headroom (in., front/rear) 43.3 / 39.4
Legroom (in., front/rear) 41.0 / 39.1
Shoulder Room (in., front/rear) 57.1 / 52.2
Hiproom (in., front/rear) 55.0 / 47.6
Cargo Volume (cu. ft., behind 2nd row) 25.9
Cargo Volume (cu. ft., maximum) 77.1
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 105.4
Seating Capacity 4
Exterior Measurements (5 Speed Manual 4WD EX)back to top
Wheelbase (in.) 101.4
Length (in.) 169.3
Height (in.) 74.0
Width (in.) 71.5
Track (in., front/rear) 62.1 / 62.3
Minimum Ground Clearance (in.) 6.9
Approach/Departure Angles (degrees) 25.8 / 27.8
Curb Weight (lbs., MT/AT) 3526 / 3577
Weight Distribution (%, front/rear, MT) 57 / 43
Weight Distribution (%, front/rear, AT) 57 / 43
Towing Capacity (lbs.) 1500
EPA/Mileage Estimates/Capacities (5 Speed Manual 4WD EX)back to top
5-Speed Manual (City/Highway)* TBD
4-Speed Automatic (City/Highway)* 21 / 24
Crankcase (qt.) 5.6
Coolant System (qt., MT/AT) 7.6 / 7.5
Fuel (gal.) 15.9
Required Fuel Regular Unleaded
* Based on 2003 EPA mileage estimates. Use for comparison purposes only. Actual mileage may vary.
Exterior Features (5 Speed Manual 4WD EX)back to top
Removable Skylight with Tilt Feature
Side Cargo Doors
2-Speed/Intermittent Windshield Wipers
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
Roof-Mounted Antenna
Remote Entry System Available
Dual Side Mirrors Power
Composite Body Panels Metallic Gray
Green-Tinted Glass
Rear Privacy Glass
Clamshell Tailgate
Alloy Wheels
Multi-Reflector Halogen Headlights
Comfort and Convenience (5 Speed Manual 4WD EX)back to top
Air Conditioning with Air-Filtration System
Power Front Windows with Auto-Up/Down Driver's Window
Rear Ventilation Windows
Power Door and Tailgate Locks
Cruise Control
Adjustable Steering Column
Instrument Panel-Mounted Shifter
Passenger-Side Vanity Mirror
Sliding Sun Visor Extensions
Overhead Storage Compartment
Map Lights
Dome Light
Urethane-Coated Utility Floor
Beverage Holders, Front (3) and Rear (2)
12-Volt Accessory Outlets, Front and Rear
Door-Pocket Storage Bins, Rear with Bottle Holders
Passenger-Side Seatback Pocket
Driver-Side Seatback Bungee Loops, Front and Rear
Rear Window Defroster
Rear-Seat Heater Ducts
Cargo Area Tie-Down Anchors (4)
Cargo Area Storage Bins
Cargo Area Hooks (2)
Cargo Area Light
Seating (5 Speed Manual 4WD EX)back to top
Driver's Seat with Manual Height Adjustment
Waterproof FXC™ (For Extreme Conditions) Seat Fabric, Front and Rear*
Adjustable Head Restraints, Front and Rear
Driver-Side Armrest
Removable, Flip-Up Rear Seats
Fold-Flat-Capable Seating
* FXC™ is a trademark of Milliken & Company.
Audio System (5 Speed Manual 4WD EX)back to top
270-Watt AM/FM/CD Audio System with 7 Speakers including Subwoofer
MP3/Digital Media Auxiliary Jack
Instrumentaion (5 Speed Manual 4WD EX)back to top
Tachometer
Digital Odometer and Digital Trip Meters (2)
Door-/Tailgate-Open Indicator Light
Fuel and Coolant Temperature Gauges
Low-Fuel Indicator Light
Low-Oil-Pressure Indicator Light
Safety (5 Speed Manual 4WD EX)back to top
3-Point Seat Belts at all Seating Positions
Front 3-Point Seat Belts with Automatic Tensioning System
Adjustable Seat Belt Anchors
Dual-Stage Front Airbags (SRS)
Front Side Airbags with Passenger-Side Occupant Position Detection System (OPDS) Available
Side-Impact Door Beams
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)
Immobilizer Theft-Deterrent System