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Selected Style 2-Door Base Coupe w/1SV
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Base 26 37 $13,309 $14,235
2-Door Coupe LS 26 37 $14,871 $15,905
2-Door Coupe LS Sport 26 37 $16,278 $17,410
4-Door Sedan Base 26 37 $13,496 $14,435
4-Door Sedan LS 26 37 $15,058 $16,105
4-Door Sedan LS Sport 26 37 $16,465 $17,610
2-Door Base Coupe w/1SV 26 33 $9,577 $10,135
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual 22 30 $14,559 $15,999
4-Door Sedan I4 Automatic 22 30 $15,308 $16,799
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic 19 27 $16,082 $17,649
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic GLS 19 27 $17,034 $18,799
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic LX 19 27 $17,840 $19,799
Pricing
Invoice Price
$9,577
$14,559
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$10,135
$15,999
Monthly Payment Estimate
$169 / month
$267 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 26 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 33 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sub-Compact Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 49.5 54.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.9 56.9
Second Head Room (in) 36.6 37.6
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.9 55.7
Front Leg Room (in) 41.9 43.3
Front Hip Room (in) 50.0 55.8
Second Leg Room (in) 32.7 36.2
Front Head Room (in) 37.6 39.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 100 100.0
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.7 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 180.9 186.9
Height, Overall (in) 53.0 56.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 56.4 60.2
Wheelbase (in) 104.1 106.3
Liftover Height (in) 26.1 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.7 71.7
Track Width, Front (in) 57.6 60.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.2 14.1
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 10.3 x - TBD -
Brake Type Power Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.06 x 1.57 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.2 x 0.79 11.0 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.0 17.2
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.7 14.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.6 34.4
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.6 2.92
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code QFB NA
Front Tire Size P195/70R14 P205/65R15
Spare Tire Size T115/70D14 Compact
Front Tire Order Code QFB NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/70R14 P205/65R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2617 3181
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 14 x 6.0 Compact
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 6.0 15 x 6
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 6.0 15 x 6
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 9.6 7.7
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105 95
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 525 - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas L4 Gas I4
Fuel System SFI MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 150 @ 4000 147 @ 3000
Engine Order Code L61 NA
Displacement 2.2L/134 2.4L/143
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 140 @ 5600 138 @ 5500
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 26 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 33 30
Transmission
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.31 3.46
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.02 1.95
Trans Order Code MM5 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.94 3.88
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.98 0.94
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/4th & 5th OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.58 3.46
Clutch Size (in) 8.46 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.35 1.30
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 0.78
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Cavalier Hyundai Sonata
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.75 1.00
Suspension Type - Rear Trailing Axle Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 25 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA 0.45
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Double-wishbone
 
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