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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 $11,798 $12,393
4-Door Sedan Lsi 31 37 $13,796 $14,964
2-Door Coupe SE
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Body Style

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe SE 22 30 $14,758 $16,130
4-Door Sedan SE 22 30 $15,124 $16,530
2-Door Coupe SE1 22 30 $16,039 $17,530
4-Door Sedan SE1 20 28 $16,405 $17,930
2-Door Coupe SE2 20 28 $17,467 $19,090
2-Door Coupe GT 20 28 $17,558 $19,190
4-Door Sedan SE2 20 28 $17,833 $19,490
4-Door Sedan GT 20 28 $17,924 $19,590
2-Door Coupe GT1 20 28 $18,931 $20,690
4-Door Sedan GT1 20 28 $19,297 $21,090
Pricing
Invoice Price
$11,798
$14,758
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$12,393
$16,130
Monthly Payment Estimate
$207 / month
$269 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 31 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 37 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 42.5 42.1
Front Hip Room (in) 50.5 52.4
Second Leg Room (in) 33.2 35.5
Front Head Room (in) 39.3 38.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 89.8 93.0
Second Hip Room (in) 51.1 49.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.8 53.7
Second Head Room (in) 36.9 37.2
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.2 55.0
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.1 59.1
Wheelbase (in) 97.1 107.0
Liftover Height (in) 24.8 30.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.7 70.4
Track Width, Front (in) 57.5 59.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.7 4.4
Length, Overall (in) 174.2 186.3
Height, Overall (in) 53.7 55.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.1 14.3
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 7.9 x - TBD - 7.9 x 1.8
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.04 x 0.87 10.8 x 1.0
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System NA 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.2 15.2
Steering
Steering Type Power Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.27 2.5
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 34.1 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 18.1 14.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 32.2 37.7
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P175/65R14 P215/60R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA QCD
Front Tire Size P175/65R14 P215/60R15
Spare Tire Size T115/70D14 T115/70D15
Front Tire Order Code NA QCD
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1500 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2403 3066
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 14 x 4 15 x 4
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.2 10.4
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 80 105
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 356 600
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 122 @ 4400 155 @ 4400
Engine Order Code LV6 LD9
Displacement 1.8L/108 2.4L/146
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 120 @ 5600 150 @ 5600
Engine Type Gas L4 Gas 4-Cyl
Fuel System SFI SFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 37 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 31 22
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.17 2.92
Clutch Size (in) 8.3 NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.31 1.00
Trans Type 5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again 5th OD Electronic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.25 2.13
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.90 1.57
Trans Order Code MM5 MX0
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.72 3.42
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.89 0.71
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/4th & Automatic w/OD,
Summary
Body Style 4dr Sedan 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Prizm Pontiac Grand Am
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Coil Springs Tri-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30.2 25
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.55 0.60
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Coil Springs MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 30.2 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.87 0.94
Suspension Type - Rear MacPherson Strut Independent
 
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