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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 31 37 $11,560 $12,143
4-Door Sedan Lsi 31 37 $13,566 $14,714
2-Door Sedan CE Manual
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Transmission

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Sedan CE Manual CE 31 39 $11,929 $12,690
2-Door Sedan CE Automatic CE 29 33 $12,400 $13,190
Pricing
Invoice Price
$11,560
$11,929
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$12,143
$12,690
Monthly Payment Estimate
$202 / month
$212 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 31 mpg 31 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 37 mpg 39 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Sub-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 51.1 49.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.8 51.8
Second Head Room (in) 36.9 36.5
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.2 51.6
Front Leg Room (in) 42.5 41.2
Front Hip Room (in) 50.5 53.9
Second Leg Room (in) 33.2 31.6
Front Head Room (in) 39.3 38.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 89.8 81.0
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 57.5 55.1
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.7 4.9
Length, Overall (in) 174.2 162.6
Height, Overall (in) 53.7 53.1
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.1 56.3
Wheelbase (in) 97.1 93.7
Liftover Height (in) 24.8 25.0
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.7 65.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.1 9.3
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake Type Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 7.9 x - TBD - 7.1 x 1.0
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.04 x 0.87 9.3 x 0.7
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.2 11.9
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 18.1 17.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 32.2 32.8
Steering Type Power Pwr-assisted Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.27 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 34.1 33.5
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P175/65R14 P185/65R14
Spare Tire Size T115/70D14 T115/70D14
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P175/65R14 P185/65R14
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1500 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150 N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2403 2045
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 14 x 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 14 x 4 14 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 14 x 5.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.2 5.2
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 80 60
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 356 306
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 120 @ 5600 93 @ 5400
Engine Type Gas L4 Gas I4
Fuel System SFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 122 @ 4400 100 @ 4400
Engine Order Code - TBD - NA
Displacement 1.8L/108 1.5L/92
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 31 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 37 39
Transmission
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again 5th OD NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.25 3.25
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.90 1.90
Trans Order Code MM5 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.72 3.72
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.89 0.89
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/4th & Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.17 3.55
Clutch Size (in) 8.3 7.9
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.31 1.23
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 0.73
Summary
Body Style 4dr Sedan 2 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Prizm Toyota Tercel
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 30.2 30
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.87 0.75
Suspension Type - Rear MacPherson Strut Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30.2 25
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.55 1.13
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Coil Springs NA
 
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