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Halogen headlamps with bright bezel (2 bulbs)STD--
Halogen headlamps with black bezels (2 bulbs)-STD-
Projector ellipsoid headlamps (4 bulbs)--STD
Automatic headlamp shutoffSTDSTDSTD
Daytime running lampsSTDSTDSTD
Parabolic fog lamps-STDSTD
Black fog lamp coverSTD--
2-speed variable intermittent windshield wiperSTDSTDSTD
Colour-keyed grip-type door handlesSTDSTDSTD
Gloss-black belt line moldingsSTDSTDSTD
Front grille and chrome surround-STD-
Colour-key side air dam--STD
Colour-keyed dual power side view mirrorsSTDSTDSTD
Dual heated power side view mirrorsSTDSTDSTD
High ray absorptive glass on all windowsSTDSTDSTD
Glass antennaSTDSTDSTD
Roof Mounted SIRIUS™ Satellite radio antenna-STDSTD
Rear window defroster with timerSTDSTDSTD
Large muffler cutter--STD
Exhaust finisherACC--
Fog light kitACC--
Rear lip spoiler - Canyon BeigeACC--
Rear lip spoiler - Dover WhiteACC--
Rear lip spoiler - Kalapana BlackACC--
Rear lip spoiler - Maizen BlueACC--
Rear lip spoiler - Quick SilverACC--
Rear lip spoiler - Rave RedACC--
Rear lip spoiler - Satin MeisaiACC--
Side window deflectorsACCACCACC
Sunroof wind deflectorACCACCACC
License plate frame - GalantACCACCACC
License plate frame - no logoACCACCACC
Rear bumper protective filmACCACCACC
Touch up paint pen - Canyon BeigeACCACCACC
Touch up paint pen - Dover WhiteACCACCACC
Touch up paint pen - Kalapana BlackACCACCACC
Touch up paint pen - Maizen BlueACCACCACC
Touch up paint pen - Rave RedACCACCACC
Touch up paint pen - Satin MeisaiACCACCACC
Touch up paint pen - Quick SilverACCACCACC
Wheels & Tires
16" steel wheels with full wheel coversSTD--
17" aluminum alloy wheels-STD-
18" aluminum-alloy wheels--STD
Space-saver spare tire (T125/70D16)STDSTDSTD
Suspension and Brakes
Front MacPherson struts and coil springsSTDSTDSTD
Front strut tower bar--STD
Front StabilizerSTDSTDSTD
Rear Stabilizer--STD
Rear low-mount multi-link suspensionSTDSTDSTD
Front ventilated disc brakesSTDSTDSTD
Rear solid disc brakesSTDSTD-
Rear ventilated disc brakes--STD
Anti-lock Brakes (ABS) with EBDSTDSTDSTD
Air conditioning with manual climate controlSTDSTD-
Automatic climate control--STD
Sport wrap steering wheel with audio controlsSTDSTD-
Sport wrap steering wheel with beige stitching and audio controls--STD
Leather-wrapped shift knob with beige stitching--STD
Accessory power socketSTDSTDSTD
Assist grips (x4)STDSTDSTD
Rear coat hook (x1)STDSTDSTD
Lower center accessory boxSTDSTDSTD
Brown wood print interior trim accentsSTDSTD-
Black wood print interior trim accents--STD
Aluminum brake and accelerator pedals--STD
Tilt-adjustable steering wheelSTDSTDSTD
Cruise controlSTDSTDSTD
Steering wheel audio controlsSTDSTDSTD
Sun visors with extensionsSTDSTDSTD
Dual illuminated visor vanity mirrors-STDSTD
Day-night rearview mirrorSTDSTD-
Auto-dimming rear view mirror with Homelink™-STDSTD
Front door pocketsSTDSTDSTD
Front center console with dual cup holdersSTDSTDSTD
Front center armrestSTDSTDSTD
Floor mats, front and rear carpetedSTDSTDSTD
Dimmer room lamp with timerSTDSTDSTD
Power trunk releaseSTDSTDSTD
Power windows with driver illumination and auto downSTDSTDSTD
Power door locks with security logic and child safetySTDSTDSTD
Height-adjustable front headrestsSTDSTDSTD
Power sliding glass sunroof with sunshade-STDSTD
Standard fabric seating surfacesSTDSTD-
Leather-trimmed seating surfaces--STD
Manual 6-way adjustable driver seat with single height adjusterSTDSTD-
Power leather 8-way driver's seat with dual height and lumbar support adjuster--STD
Heated front seats-STDSTD
Driver seatback pocketSTDSTDSTD
Rear heater ductsSTDSTDSTD
Rear center armrest with cup holdersSTDSTDSTD
Trunk access pass-throughSTDSTDSTD
Rear seat fixed headrestsSTDSTDSTD
Internal trunk lid release handleSTDSTDSTD
Cargo organizerACCACCACC
All weather floor matsACCACCACC
Cabin air filterACCACCACC
Cigar lighterACCACCACC
iPod® adapterACCACC-
Safety & Security
Advanced dual-stage front airbags supplemental restraint system (SRS) - dual action inflator with front passenger occupant sensorsSTDSTDSTD
Front seat-mounted side impact air bagsSTDSTDSTD
Side front and rear curtain airbagsSTDSTDSTD
3-point seatbelts, front and rear seat positionsSTDSTDSTD
Height-adjustable front shoulder belts with pretensioner, force limiter and height-adjustable pillar anchorsSTDSTDSTD
Child safety locksSTDSTDSTD
Trunk entrapment release systemSTDSTDSTD
LATCH system (Lower Anchor and Tethers for Children)STDSTDSTD
Unibody constructionSTDSTDSTD
5-mph front and rear bumpersSTDSTDSTD
Front and rear crumple zonesSTDSTDSTD
Side impact door protectionSTDSTDSTD
Traction control (TCL)-STDSTD
Anti-lock braking system (ABS) with EBDSTDSTDSTD
Tire Pressure monitoring systemSTDSTDSTD
Anti-theft alarm system-STDSTD
Engine immobilizerSTDSTDSTD
Integrated key and key fob with trunk and panicSTDSTDSTD
Wheel locksACCACCACC
Instruments & Controls
140-watt Mitsubishi AM/FM/CD/MP3 playback capability with unique panel and 6 speakersSTD--
360-watt Rockford Acoustic Design™ premium audio sound system with AM/FM/6CD/MP3 playback capability, digital signal processor and 8 speakers (6 locations)-STDSTD
SIRIUS™ Satellite Radio with 6 months subscription service-STDSTD
Center segment audio information displaySTDSTD-
Center LCD touch screen display with full map DVD-Navigation system--STD
Black gauges with orange illuminationSTD--
White gauges with orange illumination-STDSTD
Fuel and temperature gaugesSTDSTDSTD
Digital odometer and dual trip meterSTDSTDSTD
MP3 / iPod® cableACCACCACC
Exterior Colours
Satin MeisaiOPTOPT-
Maizen BlueOPTOPT-
Canyon BeigeOPTOPT-
Dover White PearlOPTOPT-
Kalapana BlackSTDSTDSTD
Rave Red--OPT
Interior Colours
Beige ClothSTDSTD-
Medium Grey ClothSTDSTD-
Black Leather--STD
Transmission Types
4-speed automatic transmission with Sportronic™STD--
5-Speed automatic transmission with Sportronic™-STDSTD
Engine Type2.4 L MIVEC3.8 L3.8L MIVEC
Engine Code4G696G756G75
Valve TrainSOHC 16-valveSOHC 24-valveSOHC 24-valve
Displacement2,378 cc / 145.1 cu. in.3,828 cc / 233.6 cu. in.3,828 cc / 233.6 cu. in.
Bore x Stroke87.0 x 100.0 mm / 3.43 x 3.94 in95.0 x 90.0 mm / 3.74 x 3.54 in95.0 x 90.0 mm / 3.74 x 3.54 in
Compression Ratio9.5:110.0:110.5:1
Horsepower @ rpm (bhp)160 hp @ 5,500 rpm (CA: 155 hp @ 5,500 rpm)230 hp @ 5,250 rpm258 hp @ 5,750 rpm
Torque @ rpm (lb-ft)157 lb.-ft @ 4,000 rpm (CA: 155 lb.-ft @ 4,000 rpm)250 lb.-ft @ 4,000 rpm258 lb.-ft @ 4,500 rpm
Engine BlockCast IronCast IronCast Iron
Cylinder HeadsAluminumAluminumAluminum
Redline rpm6,500 rpm6,200 rpm6,500 rpm
Fuel SystemMulti-point injectionMulti-point injectionMulti-point injection
Required FuelRegular UnleadedPremium UnleadedPremium Unleaded Only
Radiator Core Size (mm)747 x 400 x 16 mm747 x 400 x 16 mm747 x 400 x 16 mm
Engine Oil Type5W205W205W20
Engine Oil Capacity4.0 L / 4.2 qt.4.3 L / 4.5 qt.4.0 L / 4.2 qt.
Transmission TypeSportronic™ / F4A4BSportronic™ / F5A5ASportronic™ / F5A5A
Transmission Speed4-speed S/T5-speed S/T5-speed S/T
Final Drive4.2123.3253.325
FrontIndependent MacPherson strut with coil springsIndependent MacPherson strut with coil springsIndependent MacPherson strut with coil springs
Front Stabilizer Bar Diameter22 mm22 mm22 mm
RearIndependent low-mount multi-linkIndependent low-mount multi-linkIndependent low-mount multi-link
Rear Stabilizer Bar Diameter--21 mm
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase2,750 mm / 108.3 in2,750 mm / 108.3 in2,750 mm / 108.3 in
Length4,850 mm / 191.0 in4,850 mm / 191.0 in4,850 mm / 191.0 in
Width1,840 mm / 72.4 in1,840 mm / 72.4 in1,840 mm / 72.4 in
Height1,470 mm / 57.9 in1,473 mm / 58.0 in1,477 mm / 58.2 in
Track, Front1,570 mm / 61.8 in1,570 mm / 61.8 in1,570 mm / 61.8 in
Track, Rear1,570 mm / 61.8 in1,570 mm / 61.8 in1,570 mm / 61.8 in
Minimum Ground Clearance148 mm / 5.8 in155 mm / 6.1 in160 mm / 6.3 in
Interior Dimensions
Interior Volume (cu. ft.)3,237 L / 114.3 cu ft3,214 L / 113.5 cu ft3,214 L / 113.5 cu ft
Passenger Volume2,863 L / 101.1 cu ft2,837 L / 100.2 cu ft2,837 L / 100.2 cu ft
Cargo Area (cu. ft.)377 L / 13.3 cu ft377 L / 13.3 cu ft377 L / 13.3 cu ft
Maximum Seating Capacity555
Passenger Space
Front Head Room1007 mm / 39.6 in994 mm / 39.1 in994 mm / 39.1 in
Front Shoulder Room1,456 mm / 57.3 in1,456 mm / 57.3 in1,456 mm / 57.3 in
Front Hip Room1,409 mm / 55.5 in1,409 mm / 55.5 in1,409 mm / 55.5 in
Front Leg Room1,083 mm / 42.6 in1,083 mm / 42.6 in1,083 mm / 42.6 in
Rear Head Room941 mm / 37.0 in939 mm / 37.0 in939 mm / 37.0 in
Rear Shoulder Room1,438 mm / 56.6 in1,438 mm / 56.6 in1,438 mm / 56.6 in
Rear Hip Room1,363 mm / 53.7 in1,363 mm / 53.7 in1,363 mm / 53.7 in
Rear Leg Room940 mm / 37.0 in940 mm / 37.0 in940 mm / 37.0 in
GVWR1,980 kg / 4,365 lbs2,110 kg / 4,652 lbs2,110 kg / 4,652 lbs
Curb Weight1,545 kg / 3,406 lbs1,695 kg / 3,737 lbs1,700 kg / 3,748 lbs
Weight Distribution53% / 47%55% / 45%61% / 39%
TypeVariable assist power rack and pinionVariable assist power rack and pinionVariable assist power rack and pinion
Turning Circle - Curb to Curb11.4 m / 37.4 ft12.2 m / 40.0 ft12.4 m / 40.7 ft
Turns - Lock to Lock2.942.762.70
Front Brake TypeVentilated discVentilated discVentilated disc
Front Brake Diameter276 mm / 10.9 in290 mm /11.4 in290 mm /11.4 in
Rear Brake TypeSolid discSolid discVentilated disc
Rear Brake Diameter262 mm / 10.3 in284 mm / 11.2 in284 mm / 11.2 in
Anti-Lock Brakes and EBD4-sensor / 4-channel4-sensor / 4-channel4-sensor / 4-channel
Swept Area - front (sq. in)211.3 sq in230.2 sq in230.2 sq in
Swept Area - rear (sq. in)151.6 sq in151.6 sq in151.6 sq in
Total Swept Area362.9 sq in381.8 sq in381.8 sq in
BatteryGR86-90 / 525GR24-115 / 550GR24-115 / 550
Alternator (Amps)110A110A110A
Fuel Tank
Capacity67 L / 17.7 gal67 L / 17.7 gal67 L / 17.7 gal
Wheels & Tires
Wheel Type16 x 6.5 JJ Steel Wheel with full cover17 x 7 JJ alloy18 x 8 JJ alloy
Tire SizeP215 / 60R16 94HP215 / 55R17 93VP235 / 45R18 94V
Spare TireSpace saver steel and T125/70D16 tire)Space saver wheel and T125/70D16 tire)Space saver wheel and T125/70D16 tire)
Fuel Consumption
City/Highway10.3 L/100km / 7.3 L/100km12.6 L/100km / 7.9 L/100km12.9 L/100km / 8.1 L/100km
Basic (Bumper-to-Bumper)5 year / 100,000 km5 year / 100,000 km5 year / 100,000 km
Powertrain10 year / 160,000 km10 year / 160,000 km10 year / 160,000 km
Roadside5 year / unlimited km5 year / unlimited km5 year / unlimited km