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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe
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Body Style

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 24 34 $10,948 $11,710
2-Door Coupe Z24 23 33 $14,782 $15,810
4-Door Sedan LS 23 31 $13,323 $14,250
4-Door Sedan 24 34 $11,042 $11,810
2-Door Convertible Z24 23 33 $18,148 $19,410
2-Door Coupe RS 24 34 $12,126 $12,970
4-Door Sedan DX Automatic
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Body Style

Transmission

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual DX 30 37 $11,473 $12,145
4-Door Sedan Manual LX 30 37 $12,516 $13,545
4-Door Sedan Manual ES 26 32 $13,974 $15,295
4-Door Sedan Automatic DX 25 32 $11,473 $12,145
4-Door Sedan Automatic LX 25 32 $12,516 $13,545
4-Door Sedan Automatic ES 23 30 $13,974 $15,295
Pricing
Invoice Price
$10,948
$11,473
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$11,710
$12,145
Monthly Payment Estimate
$195 / month
$202 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 24 mpg 25 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 34 mpg 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 36.6 37.4
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.9 53.6
Front Leg Room (in) 41.9 42.2
Front Hip Room (in) 50.0 50.5
Second Leg Room (in) 32.7 35.6
Front Head Room (in) 37.6 39.2
Passenger Volume (ft³) 87.2 95.5
Second Hip Room (in) 49.5 53.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.9 54.3
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.7 5.91
Length, Overall (in) 180.7 174.8
Height, Overall (in) 53.0 54.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 56.4 57.5
Wheelbase (in) 104.1 102.6
Liftover Height (in) 26.1 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.7 67.3
Track Width, Front (in) 57.6 57.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.2 15.1
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 7.87 x 1.77 7.87 x 1.38
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.2 x 0.79 9.25 x 0.87
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.0 14.5
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.7 17.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.6 33.5
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.6 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size P195/70R14 P175/70SR13
Spare Tire Size T115/70D14 T115/70D14
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/70R14 P175/70SR13
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2584 2478
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 14 x 4 14 x 4
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 6 13 x 5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 6 13 x 5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 9.6 6.3
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105 70
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 525 306
Engine
Engine Type Gas L4 Gas I4
Fuel System SFI MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 135 @ 3600 96 @ 4000
Engine Order Code LN2 NA
Displacement 2.2L/133 1.5L/91
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 115 @ 5000 92 @ 5500
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 34 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24 25
Transmission
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.58 2.333
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.18 1.540
Trans Order Code MM5 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.58 4.058
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03 0.700
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.91 2.800
Clutch Size (in) 8.46 NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.45 1.000
Trans Type 5 AT1
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.74 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again NA Electronic
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Cavalier Mazda Protege
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.74 0.94
Suspension Type - Rear Trailing Axle Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Twin Links
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 25 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Lower Control Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 - TBD -
 
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