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Selected Style 4-Door Wagon
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Wagon 22 29 $16,416 $17,490
4-Door Wagon Touring 22 29 $18,031 $19,265
4-Door Wagon Limited 22 29 $20,070 $21,505
4-Door Wagon GT 21 27 $23,669 $25,460
4-Door Sedan i Automatic I4
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Automatic I4 i 22 28 $17,523 $18,995
4-Door Sedan Manual I4 i 24 32 $17,523 $18,995
5-Door HB Automatic I4 i 22 28 $19,455 $21,095
5-Door HB Manual I4 i 24 32 $19,455 $21,095
4-Door Sedan Automatic V6 s 19 26 $20,127 $21,825
4-Door Sedan Manual V6 s 19 26 $20,127 $21,825
5-Door Sport Wagon Automatic V6 s 19 26 $20,770 $22,525
5-Door Sport Wagon Manual V6 s 19 26 $20,770 $22,525
5-Door HB Automatic V6 s 19 26 $21,387 $23,195
5-Door HB Manual V6 s 19 26 $21,387 $23,195
Pricing
Invoice Price
$16,416
$17,523
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,490
$18,995
Monthly Payment Estimate
$292 / month
$317 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sport Utility Vehicle Midsize
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 46.7 54.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.5 56.1
Second Head Room (in) 39.5 37.1
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.9 54.9
Front Leg Room (in) 40.6 42.3
Front Hip Room (in) 50.2 54.7
Second Leg Room (in) 40.9 36.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 99.6 96.3
Front Head Room (in) 39.2 38.7
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.5 5.1
Length, Overall (in) 168.8 186.8
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - -
Height, Overall (in) 61.8 56.7
Liftover Height (in) 23.3 - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.2 60.6
Wheelbase (in) 103.0 105.3
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.1 70.1
Track Width, Front (in) 58.3 60.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 64.2 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 19.0 -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - -
Trunk Volume (ft³) - 15.2
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 11.0 x 0.4
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 8.66 x 1.57 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.94 x 0.9 11.1 x 1.0
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.0 18.0
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.2 16.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.7 38.7
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.1 2.5
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code N/A NA
Front Tire Size P195/65TR15 P205/60HR16
Spare Tire Size Compact T115/70R15
Front Tire Order Code N/A NA
Spare Tire Order Code N/A NA
Rear Tire Size P195/65TR15 P205/60HR16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3184 3093
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 4.0 15 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 16 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.4 7.9
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120 90
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System SMPI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 162 @ 4000 155 @ 4000
Engine Order Code EDZ NA
Displacement 2.4L/148 2.3L/138
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 150 @ 5500 160 @ 6000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 28
Transmission
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.42 2.65
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.95 1.50
Trans Order Code DD5 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.94 4.15
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.97 0.73
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.50 2.82
Clutch Size (in) 8.98 N/A
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.36 1.00
Trans Type 5 4
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.81 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Summary
Body Style Small Wagon 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Chrysler PT Cruiser Mazda Mazda6
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) .95 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Independent E-Type
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/multi-links
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 25 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front McPherson Strut Independent Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/double wishbone
 
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