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Engineering
  DX/DX-VP LX/LX-S EX/EX-L
Engine Type In-Line 4-Cylinder In-Line 4-Cylinder In-Line 4-Cylinder
Engine Block/Cylinder Head Aluminum-Alloy Aluminum-Alloy Aluminum-Alloy
Displacement (cc) 1799 1799 1799
Horsepower @ rpm (SAE net) 140 @ 6300 140 @ 6300 140 @ 6300
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm) 128 @ 4300 128 @ 4300 128 @ 4300
Redline (rpm) 6800 6800 6800
Bore and Stroke (mm) 81 x 87.3 81 x 87.3 81 x 87.3
Compression Ratio 10.5:1 10.5:1 10.5:1
Valve Train 16-Valve SOHC i-VTEC® 16-Valve SOHC i-VTEC® 16-Valve SOHC i-VTEC®
Multi-Point Fuel Injection Standard Standard Standard
Drive-by-Wire™ Throttle System Standard Standard Standard
Front-Wheel Drive Standard Standard Standard
CARB Emissions Rating ULEV-2 ULEV-2 ULEV-2
Direct Ignition System with Immobilizer Standard Standard Standard
100K +/- Miles No Scheduled Tune-Ups[1]  Standard Standard Standard
Transmissions
  DX/DX-VP LX/LX-S EX/EX-L
5-Speed Manual Transmission Standard Standard Standard
Gear Ratios: 1st: 3.143, 2nd: 1.870, 3rd: 1.235, 4th: 0.949, 5th: 0.727, Reverse: 3.308, Final Drive: 4.29      
Compact 5-Speed Automatic Transmission Available Available Available
Gear Ratios: 1st: 2.666, 2nd: 1.534, 3rd: 1.022, 4th: 0.721, 5th: 0.525, Reverse: 1.957, Final Drive: 4.44      
Body/Suspension/Chassis
  DX/DX-VP LX/LX-S EX/EX-L
Unit-Body Construction Standard Standard Standard
MacPherson Strut Front Suspension Standard Standard Standard
Multi-Link Rear Suspension Standard Standard Standard
Stabilizer Bar (mm, front/rear) 24.2 / 10.0 24.2 / 10.0 24.2 / 10.0
Power-Assisted Rack-and-Pinion Steering Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Turns, Lock-to-Lock 2.70 2.70 2.70
Steering Ratio 13.70 13.70 13.70
Turning Diameter, Curb-to-Curb (ft) 34.8 35.4 35.4
Power-Assisted Ventilated Front Disc/Rear Drum Brakes (in, front/rear) 10.3 / 7.9 10.3 / 7.9  
Power-Assisted Ventilated Front Disc/Solid Rear Disc Brakes (in, front/rear)     10.3 / 10.2
Wheels 15" with Full Covers 16" with Full Covers (LX)/16" Alloys (LX-S) 16" Alloys
All-Season Tires P195 / 65 R15 89H P205 / 55 R16 89H P205 / 55 R16 89H
Compact Spare Tire Standard Standard Standard
 
[1]  Does not apply to fluid and filter changes. May vary with driving conditions. See your owner's manual for more details.