2.0-litre in-line four with six-speed auto, 113kw at 6000rpm and 194Nm at 4100rpm, Macpherson strut front and mulit-link rear suspension, vented disc front and solid disc rear brakes with ABS and stability control, tows 1200kg (braked), 6.2l/100km. Length 4460mm, width 1755mm, height 1470mm, wheelbase 2640mm, kerb weight 1305kg, 340-litre boot.
9. Holden Cruze, Toyota Corolla, Ford Focus. More power, lower thirst from conventional powerplant.
Only one car in the range gets Skyactiv.