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Transmission MSRP Engine City/Hwy MPG
Name 2dr HB Transmission Manual MSRP 33990.00 Engine 2.0L/121 City/Hwy MPG 19/27
Name w/Sunroof & Navi (2dr HB) Transmission Manual MSRP 35490.00 Engine 2.0L/121 City/Hwy MPG 19/27
Name 4dr HB Transmission Manual MSRP 34590.00 Engine 2.0L/121 City/Hwy MPG 19/27
Name w/Sunroof & Navi (4dr HB) Transmission Manual MSRP 36090.00 Engine 2.0L/121 City/Hwy MPG 19/27
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  • Leather seat trim
  • Heated front sport bucket seats w/manual lumbar -inc: easy-entry system
  • 60/40 split-folding rear seat -inc: height-adjustable head restraints for all seating positions, (2) cup holders, pass-through, interlock feature, center armrest
  • Adjustable front center armrest w/storage compartment
  • Front/rear carpeted floor mats
  • Leather-wrapped tilt/telescoping multifunction sport steering wheel
  • Trip computer
  • Compass
  • Pwr windows -inc: front windows w/1-touch up/down feature, pinch protection
  • Remote central pwr locking system -inc: auto locking feature
  • Remote keyless entry
  • Cruise control
  • Anti-theft vehicle alarm system -inc: panic button
  • Immobilizer theft-deterrent system
  • Climatronic automatic temp control
  • Rear window defroster
  • (2) aux pwr outlets
  • Brushed aluminum footrest & pedal covers
  • Leather brake handle & shift knob
  • Scuff plate w/R logo
  • Emergency trunk release
  • Remote keyless entry -inc: KESSY keyless start
  • Touchscreen navigation system
  • Heated front sport bucket seats w/manual lumbar
  • 18" alloy wheels
  • 225/40R18 all-season tires
  • Sport front/side/rear valences
  • Body-color bumpers
  • Body-color rear roof spoiler
  • Xenon headlamps w/adaptive front light system (AFS)
  • Black heated pwr mirrors -inc: integrated turn signals, blinker control stalk w/lane-change feature
  • Adjustable intermittent windshield wipers w/heated washer nozzles
  • Rear window wiper
  • Body-color exterior door handles
  • Tilt/slide pwr sunroof -inc: manual sunshade
  • 2.0L DOHC 16-valve turbocharged I4 engine
  • 6-speed manual transmission
  • 4MOTION all-wheel drive
  • Sport suspension
  • Electro-mechanical variable assist pwr rack & pinion steering
  • Pwr front vented, rear solid disc brakes w/black calipers
  • Dual center-mounted polished exhaust tips -inc: sound generator
    • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
    • Electronic brake-pressure distribution (EBD)
    • Electronic stabilization program (ESP) w/anti-slip regulation (ASR)
    • Hydraulic brake assist (HBA)
    • Anti-intrusion side-impact door beams
    • Crash optimized front end
    • LED daytime running lights
    • Dual front airbags
    • Front side-thorax airbags
    • Front/rear side curtain airbags
    • Buckle switch
    • Height adjustable front 3-point safety belts w/pretensioners, load limiters
    • LATCH child restraint system
    • Tire pressure monitoring system
    • Collapsible steering column
    • Dual tone horns
    • Child safety rear door locks
    • Premium VIII touchscreen AM/FM stereo w/in-dash CD changer/MP3 player -inc: (8) speakers, media device interface (MDI), Bluetooth connectivity
    • SIRIUS satellite radio w/3-month trial
    • Auxiliary audio input
    • Dynaudio premium sound system -inc: AM/FM stereo w/CD/MP3 player, media device interface (MDI), Bluetooth connectivity

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