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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe LX
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe LX 22 31 $15,231 $16,540
2-Door Coupe LXi 20 27 $19,307 $21,120
2-Door Convertible JX 20 27 $18,504 $20,150
2-Door Convertible JXi 20 27 $22,606 $24,760
3-Door Base 113" WB
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door 113" WB Base 20 25 $15,687 $17,235
3-Door 113" WB SE 18 25 $18,054 $19,925
4-Door 113" WB LE 18 24 $22,709 $25,215
4-Door 113" WB ES 18 24 $23,228 $25,805
3-Door Grand 119" WB Base 20 25 $16,910 $18,580
3-Door Grand 119" WB SE 18 25 $18,824 $20,755
4-Door Grand 119" WB LE 18 24 $23,356 $25,905
4-Door Grand 119" WB ES 18 24 $23,876 $26,495
4-Door Grand 119" WB AWD SE 15 22 $22,978 $25,475
4-Door Grand 119" WB AWD LE 15 22 $26,142 $29,070
4-Door Grand 119" WB AWD ES 15 22 $26,608 $29,600
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,231
$15,687
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,540
$17,235
Monthly Payment Estimate
$276 / month
$287 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 31 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact 2WD Special Purpose
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 49.3 61.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.8 62.5
Second Head Room (in) 36.5 41.0
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.7 63.8
Front Leg Room (in) 43.4 40.6
Front Hip Room (in) 53.8 57.7
Second Leg Room (in) 34.0 42.3
Front Head Room (in) 39.1 39.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 91.1 NA
Third Leg Room (in) - NA
Third Hip Room (in) - NA
Third Head Room (in) - NA
Third Shoulder Room (in) - NA
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.4 5.4
Length, Overall (in) 190.9 186.3
Height, Overall (in) 51.0 68.5
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.3 64.0
Wheelbase (in) 103.7 113.3
Liftover Height (in) 28.4 23.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.7 76.8
Track Width, Front (in) 59.4 63.0
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - 40.6
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - 51.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.1 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) - 57.8
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - 68.4
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - 46.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - 86.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) - 114.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) - NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - 49.1
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - 43.5
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System NA 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.0 X -TBD- 9.84 X 2.16
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.0 x 0.9 10.03 X 0.94
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.9 20
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.6 17.84
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.4 37.7
Steering Type Pwr Speed Sensitive Power
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.4 3.14
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 41.3 42.6
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P195/70R14 P205/75R14
Spare Tire Size T125/70D15 T125/70D15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/70R14 P205/75R14
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 100
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2959 3530
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 4.0 15 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 14 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 14 x 6.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.4 10.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 90 90
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 430 600
Engine
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas 4-Cyl
Fuel System SMPI MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 130 @ 4800 167 @ 4000
Engine Order Code ECF EDZ
Displacement 2.0L/122 2.4L/148
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 140 @ 6000 150 @ 5200
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 25
Transmission
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.42 2.10
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.13 1.55
Trans Order Code DD5 DGA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.94 3.19
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03 NA
Trans Description Cont. Manual Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.54 2.69
Clutch Size (in) 9.0 NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.36 1.00
Trans Type 5 3
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.81 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Coupe LX 3 Door
Vehicle Name Chrysler Sebring Dodge Caravan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 25 34.9
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.6 1.0
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Parallel Leaf Spring
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA w/Rigid Beam Axle
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 25 30.2
Suspension Type - Front Independent MacPherson strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA 0.75
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA NA
 
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