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Engineering
  LX EX
Engine Type In-Line 4-Cylinder In-Line 4-Cylinder
Engine Block/Cylinder Head Aluminum-Alloy Aluminum-Alloy
Displacement (cc) 2354 2354
Horsepower @ rpm (SAE net) 166 @ 5800 166 @ 5800
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm) 161 @ 4000 161 @ 4000
Redline (rpm) 6500 6500
Bore and Stroke (mm) 87 x 99 87 x 99
Compression Ratio 9.7: 1 9.7: 1
Valve Train 16-Valve DOHC i-VTEC® 16-Valve DOHC i-VTEC®
Multi-Point Fuel Injection Standard Standard
Drive-by-Wire™ Throttle System Standard Standard
Real Time 4WD Available Available
CARB Emissions Rating LEV-2 LEV-2
Direct Ignition System with Immobilizer Standard Standard
100K +/- Miles No Scheduled Tune-Ups[1]  Standard Standard
Transmissions
  LX EX
5-Speed Manual Transmission: Gear Ratios: 1st: 3.533, 2nd: 2.042, 3rd: 1.355, 4th: 1.028, 5th: 0.825, Reverse: 3.583, Final Drive: 4.765   4WD Only
5-Speed Automatic Transmission: Gear Ratios: 1st: 2.786, 2nd: 1.614, 3rd: 1.082, 4th: .773, 5th: .566, Reverse: 2.000, Final Drive: 4.500 Standard 2WD/Available 4WD
Body/Suspension/Chassis
  LX EX
Unit-Body Construction Standard Standard
Control-Link MacPherson Strut Front Suspension Standard Standard
Compact Double Wishbone Rear Suspension Standard Standard
Stabilizer Bar (mm., front/rear) 30.0 / 21.0 30.0 / 21.0
Variable Power-Assisted Rack-and-Pinion Steering Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Turns, Lock-to-Lock 3.26 3.26
Steering Ratio 16.2 16.2
Turning Diameter, Curb-to-Curb (ft.) 34.9 34.9
Power-Assisted Ventilated Front Disc/Solid Rear Disc Brakes (in.) 11.1 / 11.1 11.1 / 11.1
Wheels 16" with Full Covers 16" Alloy
All-Season Tires P215 / 70 R16 99S P215 / 70 R16 99S
 
[1]  Does not apply to fluid and filter changes. May vary with driving conditions. See your owner's manual for more details.