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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 ES Manual
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Transmission

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual ES 28 35 $12,912 $13,597
4-Door Sedan Automatic ES 25 31 $13,766 $14,497
4-Door Sedan Automatic LS 25 31 $15,191 $15,997
4-Door Sedan Manual OZ-Rally 28 35 $15,190 $15,997
4-Door Wagon Automatic Sportback LS 22 28 $15,868 $16,709
4-Door Sedan Automatic OZ-Rally 25 31 $15,950 $16,797
4-Door Sedan Manual Ralliart 23 29 $17,090 $17,997
4-Door Sedan Automatic Ralliart 22 28 $17,945 $18,897
4-Door Wagon Automatic Sportback Ralliart 22 28 $18,346 $19,319
4-Door Sedan Manual Evolution RS 18 26 $25,176 $26,799
4-Door Sedan Manual Evolution VIII 18 26 $28,182 $29,999
Pricing
Invoice Price
$16,416
$12,912
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,490
$13,597
Monthly Payment Estimate
$292 / month
$227 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 28 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 35 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sport Utility Vehicle Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 40.9 36.6
Front Head Room (in) 39.2 38.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 99.6 93.9
Second Hip Room (in) 46.7 50.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.5 54.1
Second Head Room (in) 39.5 36.7
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.9 53.3
Front Leg Room (in) 40.6 43.2
Front Hip Room (in) 50.2 51.2
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.1 66.8
Track Width, Front (in) 58.3 57.9
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.5 4.9
Length, Overall (in) 168.8 180.5
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - -
Height, Overall (in) 61.8 57.1
Liftover Height (in) 23.3 NA
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.2 57.9
Wheelbase (in) 103.0 102.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
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 - -
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 - -
Trunk Volume (ft³) - 11.3
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.94 x 0.9 10.0 x 0.9
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 Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 8.66 x 1.57 8.0 x 1.17
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.0 13.2
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.1 3.19
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.2 45.74
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.7 32.8
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P195/65TR15 P185/65R14
Rear Tire Order Code N/A NA
Front Tire Size P195/65TR15 P185/65R14
Spare Tire Size Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code N/A NA
Spare Tire Order Code N/A NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 100
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 1000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3184 2646
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 14 x 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 4.0 NA
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 14 x 5.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.4 6.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 520
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120 85
Engine
Displacement 2.4L/148 2.0L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 150 @ 5500 120 @ 5500
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System SMPI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 162 @ 4000 130 @ 4250
Engine Order Code EDZ 4G94
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 35
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) 8.98 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.36 1.38
Trans Type 5 5
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.81 0.77
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.42 3.36
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.95 1.95
Trans Order Code DD5 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.94 3.72
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.97 1.03
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.50 3.58
Summary
Vehicle Name Chrysler PT Cruiser Mitsubishi Lancer
Body Style Small Wagon 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) .95 0.94
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 25 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front McPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
 
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