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Engineering (5 Speed Manual)back to top
Engine Type In-Line 4-Cylinder
Engine Block/Cylinder Head Aluminum-Alloy
Displacement (cc) 1497
Horsepower @ rpm (SAE net, Rev 8/04) 109 @ 5800
Torque (lb.-ft. @ rpm) 105 @ 4800
Redline (rpm) 6500
Bore and Stroke (mm) 73 x 89.4
Compression Ratio 10.4:1
Valve Train 16-Valve SOHC VTEC®
Multi-Point Fuel Injection
Drive-by-Wire™ Throttle System
Front-Wheel Drive
CARB Emissions Rating LEV-2
Direct Ignition System with Immobilizer
100K +/- Miles No Scheduled Tune-Ups*
* Does not apply to fluid and filter changes. May vary with driving conditions. See your owner's manual for more details.
Transmissions (5 Speed Manual)back to top
5-Speed Manual Transmission Gear Ratios:
  • 1st: 3.462
  • 2nd: 1.870
  • 3rd: 1.321
  • 4th: 0.970
  • 5th: 0.757
  • Reverse: 3.231
  • Final Drive: 4.290
5-Speed Automatic Transmission Gear Ratios:
  • 1st: 2.996
  • 2nd: 1.679
  • 3rd: 1.067
  • 4th: 0.756
  • 5th: 0.550
  • Reverse: 1.957
  • Final Drive: 4.560
Body/Suspension/Chassis (5 Speed Manual)back to top
Unit-Body Construction
MacPherson Strut Front Suspension
Torsion-Beam Rear Suspension
Stabilizer Bar (mm., front) 21
Electric Power-Assisted Rack-and-Pinion Steering (EPS)
Steering Wheel Turns, Lock-to-Lock 2.41
Steering Ratio 12.8
Turning Diameter, Curb-to-Curb (ft.) 34.3
Power-Assisted Ventilated Front Disc/Rear Drum Brakes (in., front/rear) 10.3 / 7.9
Wheels 14" with Full Covers
All-Season Tires P175 / 65 R14 81S
Compact Spare Tire
Exterior Measurements (5 Speed Manual)back to top
Wheelbase (in.) 96.5
Length (in.) 157.4
Height (in.) 60
Width (in.) 66.2
Track (in., front/rear) 57.3 / 57.1
Curb Weight (lbs., MT/AT) 2432 / 2514
Weight Distribution (%, front/rear, MT) 62 / 38
Weight Distribution (%, front/rear, AT) 63 / 37
Interior Measurements (5 Speed Manual)back to top
Headroom (in., front/rear) 40.6 / 38.6
Legroom (in., front/rear) 41.9 / 33.7
Shoulder Room (in., front/rear) 52.8 / 50.6
Hiproom (in., front/rear) 51.2 / 51.0
Cargo Volume (cu. ft., seat up/down) 21.3 / 41.9
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 90
Seating Capacity 5
EPA Mileage Estimates*/Capacities (5 Speed Manual)back to top
5-Speed Manual (City/Highway/Combined) 28 / 34 / 31
5-Speed Automatic (City/Highway/Combined) 27 / 34 / 30
Crankcase (qt.) 4.4
Coolant System (qt., MT/AT) 5.7 / 5.6
Fuel (gal.) 10.8
Required Fuel Regular Unleaded
* Based on 2008 EPA mileage estimates, reflecting new EPA fuel economy methods beginning with 2008 models. Use for comparison purposes only. Do not compare to models before 2008. Your actual mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.
Safety (5 Speed Manual)back to top
3-Point Seat Belts at all Seating Positions
Front 3-Point Seat Belts with Automatic Tensioning System
Adjustable Front Seat Belt Anchors
Dual-Stage, Dual-Threshold Front Airbags (SRS)
Front Side Airbags with Passenger-Side Occupant Position Detection System (OPDS)
Side Curtain Airbags
Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD)
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
Side-Impact Door Beams
Outboard Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)
Child-Proof Rear Door Locks
Immobilizer Theft-Deterrent System
Exterior Features (5 Speed Manual)back to top
Roof-Mounted Antenna
Body-Colored Folding Power Side Mirrors
2-Speed/Intermittent Windshield Wipers
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
Impact-Absorbing Body-Colored Bumpers
Multi-Reflector Halogen Headlights with Body-Colored Bezels
Tinted Glass
Body-Colored Door Handles
Keyhole in the hatch and front passenger-side door
Comfort & Convenience (5 Speed Manual)back to top
Air Conditioning with Air-Filtration System
Power Windows with Auto-Down Driver's Window
Power Door Locks
Adjustable Steering Column
Beverage Holders, Front (2) and Rear (3)
Door-Pocket Storage Bins, Front
Passenger-Side Seatback Pocket
Headlights-On Reminder
Driver's Vanity Mirror
12-Volt Power Outlet
Cargo Area Tie-Down Anchors (4 total)
Cargo Area Storage Pocket
Rear Window Defroster
Cargo Area Light
Seating (5 Speed Manual)back to top
Reclining Front Seatbacks
Adjustable Head Restraints
Fold-Flat-Capable Seating
60/40 Split 2nd-Row Magic Seat®
Audio Systems (5 Speed Manual)back to top
160-Watt AM/FM/CD Audio System with 4 Speakers
Speed-Sensitive Volume Control (SVC)
Instrumentation (5 Speed Manual)back to top
Maintenance Minder™ System
Blue Backlit Gauges
Tachometer
Digital Odometer and Digital Trip Meters (2)
Fuel and Coolant Temperature Indicators
Door-Open Indicator
Low-Fuel and Low-Oil Pressure Indicators
Passenger-Side Side Airbag-Off Indicator
Front Passenger Airbag-Off Indicator
Engineering (5 Speed Automatic)back to top
Engine Type In-Line 4-Cylinder
Engine Block/Cylinder Head Aluminum-Alloy
Displacement (cc) 1497
Horsepower @ rpm (SAE net, Rev 8/04) 109 @ 5800
Torque (lb.-ft. @ rpm) 105 @ 4800
Redline (rpm) 6500
Bore and Stroke (mm) 73 x 89.4
Compression Ratio 10.4:1
Valve Train 16-Valve SOHC VTEC®
Multi-Point Fuel Injection
Drive-by-Wire™ Throttle System
Front-Wheel Drive
CARB Emissions Rating LEV-2
Direct Ignition System with Immobilizer
100K +/- Miles No Scheduled Tune-Ups*
* Does not apply to fluid and filter changes. May vary with driving conditions. See your owner's manual for more details.
Transmissions (5 Speed Automatic)back to top
5-Speed Manual Transmission Gear Ratios:
  • 1st: 3.462
  • 2nd: 1.870
  • 3rd: 1.321
  • 4th: 0.970
  • 5th: 0.757
  • Reverse: 3.231
  • Final Drive: 4.290
5-Speed Automatic Transmission Gear Ratios:
  • 1st: 2.996
  • 2nd: 1.679
  • 3rd: 1.067
  • 4th: 0.756
  • 5th: 0.550
  • Reverse: 1.957
  • Final Drive: 4.560
Body/Suspension/Chassis (5 Speed Automatic)back to top
Unit-Body Construction
MacPherson Strut Front Suspension
Torsion-Beam Rear Suspension
Stabilizer Bar (mm., front) 21
Electric Power-Assisted Rack-and-Pinion Steering (EPS)
Steering Wheel Turns, Lock-to-Lock 2.41
Steering Ratio 12.8
Turning Diameter, Curb-to-Curb (ft.) 34.3
Power-Assisted Ventilated Front Disc/Rear Drum Brakes (in., front/rear) 10.3 / 7.9
Wheels 14" with Full Covers
All-Season Tires P175 / 65 R14 81S
Compact Spare Tire
Exterior Measurements (5 Speed Automatic)back to top
Wheelbase (in.) 96.5
Length (in.) 157.4
Height (in.) 60
Width (in.) 66.2
Track (in., front/rear) 57.3 / 57.1
Curb Weight (lbs., MT/AT) 2432 / 2514
Weight Distribution (%, front/rear, MT) 62 / 38
Weight Distribution (%, front/rear, AT) 63 / 37
Interior Measurements (5 Speed Automatic)back to top
Headroom (in., front/rear) 40.6 / 38.6
Legroom (in., front/rear) 41.9 / 33.7
Shoulder Room (in., front/rear) 52.8 / 50.6
Hiproom (in., front/rear) 51.2 / 51.0
Cargo Volume (cu. ft., seat up/down) 21.3 / 41.9
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 90
Seating Capacity 5
EPA Mileage Estimates*/Capacities (5 Speed Automatic)back to top
5-Speed Manual (City/Highway/Combined) 28 / 34 / 31
5-Speed Automatic (City/Highway/Combined) 27 / 34 / 30
Crankcase (qt.) 4.4
Coolant System (qt., MT/AT) 5.7 / 5.6
Fuel (gal.) 10.8
Required Fuel Regular Unleaded
* Based on 2008 EPA mileage estimates, reflecting new EPA fuel economy methods beginning with 2008 models. Use for comparison purposes only. Do not compare to models before 2008. Your actual mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.
Safety (5 Speed Automatic)back to top
3-Point Seat Belts at all Seating Positions
Front 3-Point Seat Belts with Automatic Tensioning System
Adjustable Front Seat Belt Anchors
Dual-Stage, Dual-Threshold Front Airbags (SRS)
Front Side Airbags with Passenger-Side Occupant Position Detection System (OPDS)
Side Curtain Airbags
Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD)
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
Side-Impact Door Beams
Outboard Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)
Child-Proof Rear Door Locks
Immobilizer Theft-Deterrent System
Exterior Features (5 Speed Automatic)back to top
Roof-Mounted Antenna
Body-Colored Folding Power Side Mirrors
2-Speed/Intermittent Windshield Wipers
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
Impact-Absorbing Body-Colored Bumpers
Multi-Reflector Halogen Headlights with Body-Colored Bezels
Tinted Glass
Body-Colored Door Handles
Keyhole in the hatch and front passenger-side door
Comfort & Convenience (5 Speed Automatic)back to top
Air Conditioning with Air-Filtration System
Power Windows with Auto-Down Driver's Window
Power Door Locks
Adjustable Steering Column
Beverage Holders, Front (2) and Rear (3)
Door-Pocket Storage Bins, Front
Passenger-Side Seatback Pocket
Headlights-On Reminder
Driver's Vanity Mirror
12-Volt Power Outlet
Cargo Area Tie-Down Anchors (4 total)
Cargo Area Storage Pocket
Rear Window Defroster
Cargo Area Light
Seating (5 Speed Automatic)back to top
Reclining Front Seatbacks
Adjustable Head Restraints
Fold-Flat-Capable Seating
60/40 Split 2nd-Row Magic Seat®
Audio Systems (5 Speed Automatic)back to top
160-Watt AM/FM/CD Audio System with 4 Speakers
Speed-Sensitive Volume Control (SVC)
Instrumentation (5 Speed Automatic)back to top
Maintenance Minder™ System
Blue Backlit Gauges
Tachometer
Digital Odometer and Digital Trip Meters (2)
Fuel and Coolant Temperature Indicators
Door-Open Indicator
Low-Fuel and Low-Oil Pressure Indicators
Passenger-Side Side Airbag-Off Indicator
Front Passenger Airbag-Off Indicator
Engineering (5 Speed Manual Sport)back to top
Engine Type In-Line 4-Cylinder
Engine Block/Cylinder Head Aluminum-Alloy
Displacement (cc) 1497
Horsepower @ rpm (SAE net, Rev 8/04) 109 @ 5800
Torque (lb.-ft. @ rpm) 105 @ 4800
Redline (rpm) 6500
Bore and Stroke (mm) 73 x 89.4
Compression Ratio 10.4:1
Valve Train 16-Valve SOHC VTEC®
Multi-Point Fuel Injection
Drive-by-Wire™ Throttle System
Front-Wheel Drive
CARB Emissions Rating LEV-2
Direct Ignition System with Immobilizer
100K +/- Miles No Scheduled Tune-Ups*
* Does not apply to fluid and filter changes. May vary with driving conditions. See your owner's manual for more details.
Transmissions (5 Speed Manual Sport)back to top
5-Speed Manual Transmission Gear Ratios:
  • 1st: 3.462
  • 2nd: 1.870
  • 3rd: 1.321
  • 4th: 0.970
  • 5th: 0.757
  • Reverse: 3.231
  • Final Drive: 4.290
5-Speed Automatic Transmission Gear Ratios:
  • 1st: 2.996
  • 2nd: 1.679
  • 3rd: 1.067
  • 4th: 0.756
  • 5th: 0.550
  • Reverse: 1.957
  • Final Drive: 4.560
Body/Suspension/Chassis (5 Speed Manual Sport)back to top
Unit-Body Construction
MacPherson Strut Front Suspension
Torsion-Beam Rear Suspension
Stabilizer Bar (mm., front) 21
Electric Power-Assisted Rack-and-Pinion Steering (EPS)
Steering Wheel Turns, Lock-to-Lock 2.41
Steering Ratio 12.8
Turning Diameter, Curb-to-Curb (ft.) 34.4
Power-Assisted Ventilated Front Disc/Rear Drum Brakes (in., front/rear) 10.3 / 7.9
Wheels 15" Alloy
All-Season Tires P195 / 55 R15 84H
Compact Spare Tire
Exterior Measurements (5 Speed Manual Sport)back to top
Wheelbase (in.) 96.5
Length (in.) 157.4
Height (in.) 60
Width (in.) 66.2
Track (in., front/rear) 57.3 / 57.1
Curb Weight (lbs., MT/AT) 2471 / 2551
Weight Distribution (%, front/rear, MT) 62 / 38
Weight Distribution (%, front/rear, AT) 63 / 37
Interior Measurements (5 Speed Manual Sport)back to top
Headroom (in., front/rear) 40.6 / 38.6
Legroom (in., front/rear) 41.9 / 33.7
Shoulder Room (in., front/rear) 52.8 / 50.6
Hiproom (in., front/rear) 51.2 / 51.0
Cargo Volume (cu. ft., seat up/down) 21.3 / 41.9
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 90
Seating Capacity 5
EPA Mileage Estimates*/Capacities (5 Speed Manual Sport)back to top
5-Speed Manual (City/Highway/Combined) 28 / 34 / 31
5-Speed Automatic (City/Highway/Combined) 27 / 33 / 29
Crankcase (qt.) 4.4
Coolant System (qt., MT/AT) 5.7 / 5.6
Fuel (gal.) 10.8
Required Fuel Regular Unleaded
* Based on 2008 EPA mileage estimates, reflecting new EPA fuel economy methods beginning with 2008 models. Use for comparison purposes only. Do not compare to models before 2008. Your actual mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.
Safety (5 Speed Manual Sport)back to top
3-Point Seat Belts at all Seating Positions
Front 3-Point Seat Belts with Automatic Tensioning System
Adjustable Front Seat Belt Anchors
Dual-Stage, Dual-Threshold Front Airbags (SRS)
Front Side Airbags with Passenger-Side Occupant Position Detection System (OPDS)
Side Curtain Airbags
Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD)
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
Side-Impact Door Beams
Outboard Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)
Child-Proof Rear Door Locks
Immobilizer Theft-Deterrent System
Exterior Features (5 Speed Manual Sport)back to top
Roof-Mounted Antenna
Security System with Remote Entry
Body-Colored Folding Power Side Mirrors
2-Speed/Intermittent Windshield Wipers
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
Impact-Absorbing Body-Colored Bumpers
Fog Lights
Multi-Reflector Halogen Headlights with Body-Colored Bezels
Body-Colored Underbody Kit
Body-Colored Rear Roofline Spoiler
Tinted Glass
Body-Colored Door Handles
Comfort & Convenience (5 Speed Manual Sport)back to top
Air Conditioning with Air-Filtration System
Power Windows with Auto-Down Driver's Window
Power Door Locks
Cruise Control
Perforated Leather-Wrapped Steering Wheel
Steering Wheel-Mounted Paddle Shifters 5AT only
Adjustable Steering Column
Illuminated Steering Wheel-Mounted Controls
Beverage Holders, Front (2) and Rear (3)
Door-Pocket Storage Bins, Front
Passenger-Side Seatback Pocket
Headlights-On Reminder
Driver's Vanity Mirror
12-Volt Power Outlet
Cargo Area Tie-Down Anchors (4 total)
Cargo Area Storage Pocket
Rear Window Defroster
Cargo Area Light
Seating (5 Speed Manual Sport)back to top
Reclining Front Seatbacks
Adjustable Head Restraints
Fold-Flat-Capable Seating
60/40 Split 2nd-Row Magic Seat®
Audio Systems (5 Speed Manual Sport)back to top
200-Watt AM/FM/CD Audio System with 6 Speakers
5-Mode Equalizer
MP3/Windows Media® Audio (WMA) Playback Capability
MP3/Auxiliary Input Jack
CD Text Display Capability
Speed-Sensitive Volume Control (SVC)
Instrumentation (5 Speed Manual Sport)back to top
Maintenance Minder™ System
Blue Backlit Gauges
Tachometer
Sport-Mode Gear Indicator 5AT only
Digital Odometer and Digital Trip Meters (2)
Fuel and Coolant Temperature Indicators
Door-Open Indicator
Low-Fuel and Low-Oil Pressure Indicators
Passenger-Side Side Airbag-Off Indicator
Front Passenger Airbag-Off Indicator
Engineering (5 Speed Automatic Sport)back to top
Engine Type In-Line 4-Cylinder
Engine Block/Cylinder Head Aluminum-Alloy
Displacement (cc) 1497
Horsepower @ rpm (SAE net, Rev 8/04) 109 @ 5800
Torque (lb.-ft. @ rpm) 105 @ 4800
Redline (rpm) 6500
Bore and Stroke (mm) 73 x 89.4
Compression Ratio 10.4:1
Valve Train 16-Valve SOHC VTEC®
Multi-Point Fuel Injection
Drive-by-Wire™ Throttle System
Front-Wheel Drive
CARB Emissions Rating LEV-2
Direct Ignition System with Immobilizer
100K +/- Miles No Scheduled Tune-Ups*
* Does not apply to fluid and filter changes. May vary with driving conditions. See your owner's manual for more details.
Transmissions (5 Speed Automatic Sport)back to top
5-Speed Manual Transmission Gear Ratios:
  • 1st: 3.462
  • 2nd: 1.870
  • 3rd: 1.321
  • 4th: 0.970
  • 5th: 0.757
  • Reverse: 3.231
  • Final Drive: 4.290
5-Speed Automatic Transmission Gear Ratios:
  • 1st: 2.996
  • 2nd: 1.679
  • 3rd: 1.067
  • 4th: 0.756
  • 5th: 0.550
  • Reverse: 1.957
  • Final Drive: 4.560
Body/Suspension/Chassis (5 Speed Automatic Sport)back to top
Unit-Body Construction
MacPherson Strut Front Suspension
Torsion-Beam Rear Suspension
Stabilizer Bar (mm., front) 21
Electric Power-Assisted Rack-and-Pinion Steering (EPS)
Steering Wheel Turns, Lock-to-Lock 2.41
Steering Ratio 12.8
Turning Diameter, Curb-to-Curb (ft.) 34.4
Power-Assisted Ventilated Front Disc/Rear Drum Brakes (in., front/rear) 10.3 / 7.9
Wheels 15" Alloy
All-Season Tires P195 / 55 R15 84H
Compact Spare Tire
Exterior Measurements (5 Speed Automatic Sport)back to top
Wheelbase (in.) 96.5
Length (in.) 157.4
Height (in.) 60
Width (in.) 66.2
Track (in., front/rear) 57.3 / 57.1
Curb Weight (lbs., MT/AT) 2471 / 2551
Weight Distribution (%, front/rear, MT) 62 / 38
Weight Distribution (%, front/rear, AT) 63 / 37
Interior Measurements (5 Speed Automatic Sport)back to top
Headroom (in., front/rear) 40.6 / 38.6
Legroom (in., front/rear) 41.9 / 33.7
Shoulder Room (in., front/rear) 52.8 / 50.6
Hiproom (in., front/rear) 51.2 / 51.0
Cargo Volume (cu. ft., seat up/down) 21.3 / 41.9
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 90
Seating Capacity 5
EPA Mileage Estimates*/Capacities (5 Speed Automatic Sport)back to top
5-Speed Manual (City/Highway/Combined) 28 / 34 / 31
5-Speed Automatic (City/Highway/Combined) 27 / 33 / 29
Crankcase (qt.) 4.4
Coolant System (qt., MT/AT) 5.7 / 5.6
Fuel (gal.) 10.8
Required Fuel Regular Unleaded
* Based on 2008 EPA mileage estimates, reflecting new EPA fuel economy methods beginning with 2008 models. Use for comparison purposes only. Do not compare to models before 2008. Your actual mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.
Safety (5 Speed Automatic Sport)back to top
3-Point Seat Belts at all Seating Positions
Front 3-Point Seat Belts with Automatic Tensioning System
Adjustable Front Seat Belt Anchors
Dual-Stage, Dual-Threshold Front Airbags (SRS)
Front Side Airbags with Passenger-Side Occupant Position Detection System (OPDS)
Side Curtain Airbags
Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD)
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
Side-Impact Door Beams
Outboard Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)
Child-Proof Rear Door Locks
Immobilizer Theft-Deterrent System
Exterior Features (5 Speed Automatic Sport)back to top
Roof-Mounted Antenna
Security System with Remote Entry
Body-Colored Folding Power Side Mirrors
2-Speed/Intermittent Windshield Wipers
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
Impact-Absorbing Body-Colored Bumpers
Fog Lights
Multi-Reflector Halogen Headlights with Body-Colored Bezels
Body-Colored Underbody Kit
Body-Colored Rear Roofline Spoiler
Tinted Glass
Body-Colored Door Handles
Comfort & Convenience (5 Speed Automatic Sport)back to top
Air Conditioning with Air-Filtration System
Power Windows with Auto-Down Driver's Window
Power Door Locks
Cruise Control
Perforated Leather-Wrapped Steering Wheel
Steering Wheel-Mounted Paddle Shifters 5AT only
Adjustable Steering Column
Illuminated Steering Wheel-Mounted Controls
Beverage Holders, Front (2) and Rear (3)
Door-Pocket Storage Bins, Front
Passenger-Side Seatback Pocket
Headlights-On Reminder
Driver's Vanity Mirror
12-Volt Power Outlet
Cargo Area Tie-Down Anchors (4 total)
Cargo Area Storage Pocket
Rear Window Defroster
Cargo Area Light
Seating (5 Speed Automatic Sport)back to top
Reclining Front Seatbacks
Adjustable Head Restraints
Fold-Flat-Capable Seating
60/40 Split 2nd-Row Magic Seat®
Audio Systems (5 Speed Automatic Sport)back to top
200-Watt AM/FM/CD Audio System with 6 Speakers
5-Mode Equalizer
MP3/Windows Media® Audio (WMA) Playback Capability
MP3/Auxiliary Input Jack
CD Text Display Capability
Speed-Sensitive Volume Control (SVC)
Instrumentation (5 Speed Automatic Sport)back to top
Maintenance Minder™ System
Blue Backlit Gauges
Tachometer
Sport-Mode Gear Indicator 5AT only
Digital Odometer and Digital Trip Meters (2)
Fuel and Coolant Temperature Indicators
Door-Open Indicator
Low-Fuel and Low-Oil Pressure Indicators
Passenger-Side Side Airbag-Off Indicator
Front Passenger Airbag-Off Indicator