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Perhaps it was the ability to slain the biggest woolly mammoth, pick far-to-reach fruit, or make a basket at the buzzer. Somewhere along the way in history, being tall became desirable. And the same now goes for small cars.

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Type of vehicle Front-wheel-drive, subcompact crossover
Engine 1.4L DOHC turbocharged four-cylinder gas engine
Power 138 hp @ 4,900 rpm, 148 lb-ft @ 1,850 rpm
Transmission Six-speed automatic
Brakes Front-disc/rear-drum with ABS
Tires P205/70R16
Price: base $18,495
Destination charge $1,550
Natural Resources Canada fuel economy L/100 km 12.1 city, 7.2 highway, 9.8 as-tested
Standard features 10 air bags, electronic stability enhancement system, six months of OnStar Directions and Connections service, electronic stability control system, six-speed manual transmission, halogen, daytime running lights with automatic light control, power remote control mirrors, with shift indicator, rear-window intermittent wiper, two-piece storage tray under cargo load floor, electric rear window defogger…

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