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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 Leg Room (in) 32.7 36.2
Front Head Room (in) 37.6 39.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 100 100.0
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
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) 26.1 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.7 71.7
Track Width, Front (in) 57.6 60.6
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.2 14.1
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.2 x 0.79 11.0 x - TBD -
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.0 17.2
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.6 2.92
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
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
Tires
Rear Tire Size P195/70R14 P205/65R15
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
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 - TBD -
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2617 3181
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 6.0 15 x 6
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
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 9.6 7.7
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 525 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105 95
Engine
Displacement 2.2L/134 2.4L/143
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 140 @ 5600 138 @ 5500
Engine Type Gas L4 Gas I4
Fuel System SFI MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 150 @ 4000 147 @ 3000
Engine Order Code L61 NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 26 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 33 30
Transmission
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
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
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
Summary
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Cavalier Hyundai Sonata
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA 0.45
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Double-wishbone
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
 
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