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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan LX
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan LX 21 30 $18,985 $19,245
4-Door Sedan Touring 20 31 $20,440 $21,245
4-Door Sedan Limited 20 31 $22,924 $23,945
4-Door Sedan S 19 29 $25,035 $26,240
2-Door Convertible Touring 18 29 $25,524 $26,445
2-Door Convertible Limited 19 29 $30,119 $31,440
2-Door Convertible S 19 29 $30,579 $31,940
4-Door Sedan S FWD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan FWD S 22 32 $18,594 $19,850
4-Door Sedan FWD SE 22 29 $20,196 $21,850
4-Door Sedan FWD SEL 23 33 $23,300 $25,300
4-Door Sedan FWD SPORT 18 27 $24,966 $27,150
4-Door Sedan FWD Hybrid 41 36 $26,270 $28,600
4-Door Sedan AWD SEL 18 26 $26,414 $28,760
4-Door Sedan AWD SPORT 17 24 $26,630 $29,000
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,985
$18,594
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,245
$19,850
Monthly Payment Estimate
$321 / month
$331 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC's Bottom Line Much improved in the most important ways--power and looks--the 2011 Chrysler 200 sedan and convertible still are stronger values than they are competitors to the best cars in the class. The 2011 Ford Fusion comes in a few finely developed flavors; Sport, Hybrid and base are a few of the best tastes.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 21 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 30 mpg 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Midsize Cars Mid-Size Sedan
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Front Hip Room (in) 52.6 54.0
Second Leg Room (in) 36.2 37.1
Front Head Room (in) 40.1 38.7
Second Hip Room (in) 52.8 53.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.3 57.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 100.3 100.3
Second Head Room (in) 38.4 37.8
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.0 56.5
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 42.3
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.7 61.3
Wheelbase (in) 108.9 107.4
Liftover Height (in) 31.8 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.5 72.2
Track Width, Front (in) 61.7 61.7
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 191.7 190.6
Height, Overall (in) 58.4 56.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.6 16.5
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.3 x 0.4 - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.5 x 1.0 - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.9 17.5
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.3 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.7 16.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.5 39.0
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code TBC - TBD -
Rear Tire Size P225/55R17 P205/60VR16
Rear Tire Order Code TR1 T7E
Front Tire Size P225/55R17 P205/60VR16
Spare Tire Size Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code TR1 T7E
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3389 3285
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 6.5 16 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 6.5 16 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.7 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 140 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 525 - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System Electronic Fuel Injection SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 166 @ 4400 172 @ 4500
Engine Order Code ED3 99A
Displacement 2.4L/144 2.5L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 173 @ 6000 175 @ 6000
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 24 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 22
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.21 3.19
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.57 1.84
Trans Order Code DFF 446
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.91 4.38
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 1.03
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.68
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.84 3.45
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.31
Trans Type 4 6
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.84
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Chrysler 200 Ford Fusion
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent SLA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.63
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Stabilizer Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 0.94
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Independent Multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Stabilizer Bar
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 7.8 7.5
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 5 6
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating -
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating -
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver -
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger -
Overall Side Crash Rating -
Side Barrier Rating -
Side Barrier Rating Driver -
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat -
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat -
Combined Side Rating Front Seat -
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat -
Rollover Rating -
 
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