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ECOTEC® 1.8L 4-cylinder engine Standard Standard  
ECOTEC® Turbo 1.4L engine N/A N/A  
5-speed manual transmission (LS and LT with ECOTEC® 1.8L 4-cylinder engine) Standard Standard  
6-speed manual transmission (LT and LTZ with ECOTEC® Turbo 1.4L engine) N/A N/A  
6-speed manual transmission (RS with ECOTEC® Turbo 1.4L engine) N/A N/A  
6-speed automatic transmission (LS and LT with ECOTEC® 1.8L 4-cylinder engine) N/A N/A  
6-speed automatic transmission (LT, LTZ and RS with ECOTEC® Turbo 1.4L engine) N/A N/A  
AM/FM stereo Standard Standard  
Chevrolet MyLink®1 Radio N/A N/A  
SiriusXM® Satellite Radio1 N/A N/A  
Steering wheel controls, mounted audio and phone interface controls Standard Standard  
Steering wheel, leather-wrapped, 3-spoke with contrasting stitching N/A N/A  
Steering wheel, sport, 3-spoke leather-wrapped N/A N/A  
OnStar®1 Directions & Connections® plan for 6 months Standard Standard  
OnStar®1 with 4G LTE Standard Standard  
10 air bags Standard Standard  
Brakes, 4-wheel antilock Standard Standard  
Traction control Standard Standard  
StabiliTrak®, stability control system Standard Standard  
Remote vehicle starter system N/A N/A  
Remote Keyless Entry Standard Standard  
Door locks, power Standard Standard  
Door locks, rear child security Standard Standard  
LATCH system (Lower Anchors and Top tethers for CHildren), for child safety seats Standard Standard  
Windows, power with driver Express-Up and Down with anti-pinch feature N/A N/A  
Seat trim, perforated leatherette seating surfaces N/A N/A  
Single-zone manual air conditioning Standard Standard  
Heated driver and front passenger seats N/A N/A  
Front bucket seats Standard Standard  
4-way manual driver seat adjuster Standard Standard  
Seat, rear bench 60/40 split-folding with outboard height-adjustable headrests Standard Standard  
Power sunroof N/A N/A  
Outside heated power-adjustable, body-color mirrors N/A N/A  
15" steel wheels Standard Standard  
15" painted aluminum wheels N/A N/A  
16" painted aluminum wheels
(Requires available Wheels and Fog Lamp Package, Dragon Green Promotional Package, Fun and Sun Package [Hatchback only], 16" painted White aluminum wheels or 16" painted Black aluminum wheels)
N/A N/A  
17" painted aluminum wheels N/A N/A  
Mechanical
Alternator
Alternator, 100 amps Standard Standard  
Axles
Axle, 3.94 final drive ratio Standard Standard  
Axle, 3.65 final drive ratio N/A N/A  
Axle, 3.47 final drive ratio N/A N/A  
Axle, 3.23 final drive ratio N/A N/A  
Axle, 4.18 final drive ratio N/A N/A  
Axle, 3.53 final drive ratio N/A N/A  
Batteries
Battery, 438 cold-cranking amps Standard Standard  
Brakes and Calipers
Brakes, 4-wheel antilock Standard Standard  
Brake Assist Standard Standard  
Electronic brake force distribution Standard Standard  
Front disc/rear drum brakes Standard Standard  
4-wheel antilock disc brakes N/A N/A  
Engines
ECOTEC® 1.8L 4-cylinder engine Standard Standard  
ECOTEC® Turbo 1.4L engine N/A N/A  
Steering Wheels
Steering, power, Electric Power Steering (EPS) Standard Standard  
Suspension
Suspension, Touring Standard Standard  
Suspension, Sport N/A N/A  
StabiliTrak®, stability control system Standard Standard  
Traction control Standard Standard  
Tires
Tire inflation kit N/A N/A  
Transmission
5-speed manual transmission (LS and LT with ECOTEC® 1.8L 4-cylinder engine) Standard Standard  
6-speed manual transmission (LT and LTZ with ECOTEC® Turbo 1.4L engine) N/A N/A  
6-speed manual transmission (RS with ECOTEC® Turbo 1.4L engine) N/A N/A  
6-speed automatic transmission (LS and LT with ECOTEC® 1.8L 4-cylinder engine) N/A N/A  
6-speed automatic transmission (LT, LTZ and RS with ECOTEC® Turbo 1.4L engine) N/A N/A  
Front wheel drive Standard Standard  
Hill Start Assist Standard Standard  
Other Features
Exhaust, stainless-steel, heavy-duty Standard Standard  
Mechanical jack with tools Standard Standard  
Oil pan heater Available Available  
Exterior
Accessories
Front and rear splash guards Available Available  
Glass
Glass, solar absorbing, tinted Standard Standard  
Lighting
Headlamps, halogen composite Standard Standard  
Headlamp control, automatic on and off Standard Standard  
Daytime Running Lamps Standard Standard  
Fog lamps, front N/A N/A  
Mirrors
Outside manual body-color mirrors Standard Standard  
Outside heated power-adjustable, body-color mirrors N/A N/A  
Packages
Wheels and Fog Lamp Package N/A N/A  
Fun and Sun Package N/A N/A  
Tires
P195/65R15 all-season, blackwall tires Standard Standard  
P205/50R17 all-season, blackwall tires N/A N/A  
P205/55R16 all-season, blackwall tires N/A N/A  
Compact spare tire Standard Standard  
Wheels
15" steel wheels Standard Standard  
15" painted aluminum wheels N/A N/A  
16" painted aluminum wheels
(Requires available Wheels and Fog Lamp Package, Dragon Green Promotional Package, Fun and Sun Package [Hatchback only], 16" painted White aluminum wheels or 16" painted Black aluminum wheels)
N/A N/A  
17" painted aluminum wheels N/A N/A  
17" Midnight Silver aluminum wheels N/A N/A  
17" painted Black wheels N/A N/A  
17" painted White wheels N/A N/A  
Other Features
Door handles, body-color Standard Standard  
Door handles, body-color with chrome strip N/A N/A  
Lift handle, rear, chrome N/A N/A  
Moldings, chrome belt-line N/A N/A  
Power sunroof N/A N/A  
Wipers, front intermittent, variable Standard Standard  
Spoiler, rear, integrated decklid N/A N/A  
Interior
Accessories
All-weather floor mats Available Available  
Cargo net Available Available  
Airbags
10 air bags Standard Standard  
Air bags, dual-stage, frontal, driver and right-front passenger Standard Standard  
Air bags, head curtain, side-front and rear outboard seating positions Standard Standard  
Air bags, knee, driver and front passenger Standard Standard  
Air bags, thorax side-impact seat-mounted, side-front and rear outboard seating positions Standard Standard  
Audio System
AM/FM stereo Standard Standard  
Chevrolet MyLink®1 Radio N/A N/A  
USB port1 N/A N/A  
Steering wheel controls, mounted audio and phone interface controls Standard Standard  
SiriusXM® Satellite Radio1 N/A N/A  
4-speaker system Standard Standard  
Audio system feature, auxiliary input jack Standard Standard  
6-speaker audio system N/A N/A  
Engines
Engine immobilizer, theft-deterrent system Standard Standard  
HVAC
Single-zone manual air conditioning Standard Standard  
Lighting
Lighting, interior overhead courtesy, rear and dual front reading lamps Standard Standard  
Trunk/cargo area lighting Standard Standard  
Mirrors
Mirror, inside rearview manual day/night Standard Standard  
Packages
Fun and Sun Package N/A N/A  
Seats
Seat trim, Sport Cloth Standard Standard  
Seat trim, Deluxe Cloth N/A N/A  
Seat trim, perforated leatherette seating surfaces N/A N/A  
Seat trim, leather-appointed with sueded microfiber inserts N/A N/A  
Safety belts, 3-point, driver and right-front passenger, height-adjustable Standard Standard  
Safety belts, 3-point, all seating positions, rear Standard Standard  
Heated driver and front passenger seats N/A N/A  
Front bucket seats Standard Standard  
4-way manual driver seat adjuster Standard Standard  
Front passenger 2-way manual seat adjuster Standard Standard  
Armrest, driver seat Standard Standard  
Seat, rear bench 60/40 split-folding with outboard height-adjustable headrests Standard Standard  
Steering Wheels
Steering wheel, sport, 3-spoke Standard Standard  
Steering column, tilt and telescoping Standard Standard  
Steering wheel, leather-wrapped, 3-spoke with contrasting stitching N/A N/A  
Steering wheel, sport, 3-spoke leather-wrapped N/A N/A  
Storage
Map pocket, front passenger seatback Standard Standard  
Tires
Tire Pressure Monitor System Standard Standard  
Visors
Visors, driver and front passenger vanity mirrors, covered Standard Standard  
Other Features
Assist handles, driver, front passenger and rear outboard Standard Standard  
Bottle holders, 2, on driver and front passenger doors with storage pockets Standard Standard  
Cruise control, electronic with set and resume speed N/A N/A  
Cup holders, 2 front and 1 rear Standard Standard  
Defogger, rear-window electric Standard Standard  
Door locks, power Standard Standard  
Door locks, rear child security Standard Standard  
Driver Information Center with compass Standard Standard  
Instrumentation, with analog tachometer; digital speedometer, odometer, trip odometer and fuel gauge Standard Standard  
Keys, ignition, foldable, 2 Standard Standard  
LATCH system (Lower Anchors and Top tethers for CHildren), for child safety seats Standard Standard  
Oil life monitoring system Standard Standard  
OnStar®1 Directions & Connections® plan for 6 months Standard Standard  
OnStar®1 with 4G LTE Standard Standard  
Power outlet, auxiliary, front center console Standard Standard  
Remote Keyless Entry Standard Standard  
Remote vehicle starter system N/A N/A  
Outside temperature sensor with display Standard Standard  
Theft-deterrent system, content theft alarm Standard Standard  
Trunk emergency release handle Standard N/A  
Windows, manual Standard Standard  
Windows, power with driver Express-Up and Down with anti-pinch feature N/A N/A  
Safety
10 air bags Standard Standard  
Air bags, dual-stage, frontal, driver and right-front passenger Standard Standard  
Air bags, head curtain, side-front and rear outboard seating positions Standard Standard  
Air bags, knee, driver and front passenger Standard Standard  
Air bags, thorax side-impact seat-mounted, side-front and rear outboard seating positions Standard Standard  
Brake Assist Standard Standard  
Brakes, 4-wheel antilock Standard Standard  
Daytime Running Lamps Standard Standard  
Door locks, rear child security Standard Standard  
Electronic brake force distribution Standard Standard  
Forward Collision Alert1 N/A N/A  
Hill Start Assist Standard Standard  
LATCH system (Lower Anchors and Top tethers for CHildren), for child safety seats Standard Standard  
Lane Departure Warning1 N/A N/A  
OnStar®1 Directions & Connections® plan for 6 months Standard Standard  
OnStar®1 with 4G LTE Standard Standard  
Rear Vision Camera1 N/A N/A  
Safety belts, 3-point, all seating positions, rear Standard Standard  
Safety belts, 3-point, driver and right-front passenger, height-adjustable Standard Standard  
StabiliTrak®, stability control system Standard Standard  
Tire Pressure Monitor System Standard Standard  
Traction control Standard Standard  
Trunk emergency release handle Standard N/A  
OnStar Automatic Crash Response Standard Standard  
OnStar Crisis Assist Standard Standard  
OnStar Emergency Services Standard Standard  
OnStar Hands Free Calling Standard Standard  
OnStar Low Mileage Discount Standard Standard  
OnStar Remote Door Unlock Standard Standard  
OnStar Remote Horn and Lights Standard Standard  
OnStar Remote Ignition Block Standard Standard  
OnStar Roadside Assistance Standard Standard  
OnStar Stolen Vehicle Assistance Standard Standard  
OnStar Turn-by-Turn Navigation Standard Standard  
OnStar Vehicle Diagnostics Standard Standard  
Fuel Efficiency
EPA est. Fuel Economy City (1.8L ECOTEC) 26 MPG 26 MPG  
EPA est. Fuel Economy Highway (1.8L ECOTEC) 35 MPG 35 MPG  
EPA est. Fuel Economy City (1.4L Turbo ECOTEC) N/A N/A  
EPA est. Fuel Economy Highway (1.4L Turbo ECOTEC) N/A N/A  
Fuel Tank Capacity 12.2 gal 12.2 gal  
Dimensions
Base Curb Weight 2727 lbs 2690 lbs  
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down 47.7 ft³ 47.7 ft³  
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up 19.0 ft³ 19.0 ft³  
Trunk Volume 14.9 ft³ 14.9 ft³  
Height, Overall 59.70 in 59.70 in  
Length, Overall 173.10 in 159.00 in  
Min Ground Clearance -TBD- in -TBD- in  
Track Width, Front 59.40 in 59.40 in  
Track Width, Rear 59.40 in 59.40 in  
Wheelbase 99.40 in 99.40 in  
Width, Max w/o mirrors 68.30 in 68.30 in  
Front Head Room 38.70 in 38.70 in  
Front Hip Room 51.40 in 51.40 in  
Front Leg Room 41.80 in 41.80 in  
Front Shoulder Room 53.40 in 53.40 in  
Passenger Capacity 5 5  
Passenger Volume -TBD- ft³ -TBD- ft³  
Rear Head Room 37.80 in 38.10 in  
Rear Hip Room 51.60 in 51.60 in  
Rear Leg Room 34.60 in 34.60 in  
Rear Shoulder Room 53.00 in 53.00 in  
Warranty
2-Year Scheduled Maintenance 2 Years/24,000 Miles 2 Years/24,000 Miles  
Bumper-to-Bumper Limited Warranty 3 Years/36,000 Miles 3 Years/36,000 Miles  
Corrosion Warranty 3 Years/36,000 Miles
Rust-Through
6 Years/100,000 Miles
3 Years/36,000 Miles
Rust-Through
6 Years/100,000 Miles
 
Powertrain/Drivetrain Limited Warranty 5 Years/100,000 Miles 5 Years/100,000 Miles  
Roadside Assistance and Courtesy Transportation 5 Years/100,000 Miles 5 Years/100,000 Miles  

LS Manual

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  • LS Manual

    MSRP from $14,245

  • LS Automatic

    MSRP from $15,495

  • LT Manual

    MSRP from $15,855

  • LT Automatic

    MSRP from $17,245

  • LTZ Manual

    MSRP from $18,235

  • LTZ Automatic

    MSRP from $19,680

  • RS Manual

    MSRP from $19,945

  • RS Automatic

    MSRP from $21,345

  • LS Manual

    MSRP from $14,845

  • LS Automatic

    MSRP from $16,095

  • LT Manual

    MSRP from $16,455

  • LT Automatic

    MSRP from $17,845

  • LTZ Manual

    MSRP from $18,835

  • LTZ Automatic

    MSRP from $20,245

  • RS Manual

    MSRP from $20,545

  • RS Automatic

    MSRP from $21,945

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Powertrain
Displacement (liters/cu. in.)      
5-Speed Manual Transmission (LS Manual Trim)      
5-Speed Manual Transmission (LT and LTZ Manual Trims)      
6-Speed Manual Transmission (LT and LTZ Manual Trims)      
6-Speed Manual Transmission, RS-Specific Design (RS Manual Trim)      
6-Speed Automatic Transmission (LS Automatic Trim)      
6-Speed Automatic Transmission (LT and LTZ Automatic Trims)      
6-Speed Automatic Transmission (RS Automatic Trim)      
Horsepower @ RPM      
Torque @ RPM      
Fuel Injection      
Drivetrain      
3.94 Axle Ratio (LS, LT and LTZ Manual Trims)      
3.47 Axle Ratio (LS, LT and LTZ Automatic Trims)      
4.18 Axle Ratio (RS Manual Trim)      
3.53 Axle Ratio (RS Automatic Trim)      
3.65 Axle Ratio (LT and LTZ Manual Trims)      
3.23 Axle Ratio (LT and LTZ Automatic Trims)      
Battery Cold Cranking Amps      
Alternator (Amps)      
Steering/Suspension
Front Suspension      
Rear Suspension      
Turning Circle (ft.) (15-inch/16-inch wheel)      
StabiliTrak Electronic Stability Control System      
Traction Control System      
Brakes
Front Disc/Rear Drum Brakes (LS, LT and LTZ Trims)      
4-Wheel Disc Brakes (RS Trims)      
4-Wheel ABS      
Trailering & Payload
Curb Weight (lbs.)      
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