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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan LX *Ltd Avail*
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan LX 21 30 $19,009 $20,515
4-Door Sedan Touring 21 30 $20,174 $21,810
4-Door Sedan Limited 21 30 $23,873 $25,920
2-Door Convertible LX 20 29 $25,914 $27,790
2-Door Convertible Touring 20 29 $28,171 $30,270
2-Door Convertible Limited 16 27 $32,589 $35,125
Classic 4-Door Sedan DX Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Classic 4-Door Sedan CVT GX 30 34 N/A N/A
Classic 4-Door Sedan CVT w/Side Airbags GX 30 34 N/A N/A
Classic 4-Door Sedan Manual DX 32 38 $11,897 $13,010
Classic 4-Door Sedan Manual w/Side Airbags DX 32 38 $12,125 $13,260
Classic 2-Door Coupe Manual VP 32 38 $12,262 $13,410
Classic 2-Door Coupe Manual w/Side Airbags VP 32 38 $12,490 $13,660
Classic 2-Door Coupe Manual HX 36 44 $12,536 $13,710
Classic 2-Door Coupe Manual w/Side Airbags HX 36 44 $12,764 $13,960
Classic 2-Door Coupe Automatic VP 29 38 $12,992 $14,210
Classic 4-Door Sedan Automatic VP 29 38 $13,174 $14,410
Classic 2-Door Coupe Automatic w/Side Airbags VP 29 38 $13,220 $14,460
Classic 4-Door Sedan Automatic w/Side Airbags VP 29 38 $13,402 $14,660
Classic 2-Door Coupe CVT HX 35 40 $13,448 $14,710
Classic 2-Door Coupe CVT w/Side Airbags HX 35 40 $13,676 $14,960
Classic 2-Door Coupe Manual LX 32 38 $13,858 $15,160
Classic 4-Door Sedan Manual LX 32 38 $14,041 $15,360
Classic 2-Door Coupe Manual w/Side Airbags LX 32 38 $14,087 $15,410
Classic 4-Door Sedan Manual w/Side Airbags LX 32 38 $14,269 $15,610
Classic 2-Door Coupe Automatic LX 29 38 $14,588 $15,960
Classic 4-Door Sedan Automatic LX 29 38 $14,771 $16,160
Classic 2-Door Coupe Automatic w/Side Airbags LX 29 38 $14,816 $16,210
Classic 4-Door Sedan Automatic w/Side Airbags LX 29 38 $14,999 $16,410
Classic 2-Door Coupe Manual EX 32 37 $15,409 $16,860
Classic 2-Door Coupe Manual w/Side Airbags EX 32 37 $15,637 $17,110
Classic 4-Door Sedan Manual EX 32 37 $15,774 $17,260
Classic 4-Door Sedan Manual w/Side Airbags EX 32 37 $16,002 $17,510
Classic 2-Door Coupe Automatic EX 30 38 $16,139 $17,660
Classic 2-Door Coupe Automatic w/Side Airbags EX 30 38 $16,367 $17,910
Classic 4-Door Sedan Automatic EX 30 38 $16,504 $18,060
Classic 4-Door Sedan Automatic w/Side Airbags EX 30 38 $16,732 $18,310
Classic 3-Door HB Manual Si 26 31 $17,425 $19,070
Classic 3-Door HB Manual w/Side Airbags Si 26 31 $17,653 $19,320
Classic 4-Door Sedan Hybrid Manual 46 51 $17,954 $19,650
Classic 4-Door Sedan Hybrid Manual AT-PZEV 45 51 $18,091 $19,800
Classic 4-Door Sedan Hybrid CVT 48 47 $18,866 $20,650
Classic 4-Door Sedan Hybrid CVT AT-PZEV 47 48 $19,003 $20,800
Pricing
Invoice Price
$19,009
$11,897
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$20,515
$13,010
Monthly Payment Estimate
$342 / month
$217 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
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TCC’s Bottom Line The 2009 Chrysler Sebring scores big on features, but it doesn’t stand up to its main competitors in most other ways.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 21 mpg 32 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 30 mpg 38 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Midsize Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 38.4 37.2
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.4 52.0
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 42.2
Front Hip Room (in) 53.4 51.2
Passenger Volume (ft³) 102.5 91.4
Second Leg Room (in) 37.6 36.0
Front Head Room (in) 40.0 39.8
Second Hip Room (in) 53.2 49.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.4 52.6
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.3 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 190.6 175.4
Height, Overall (in) 59.0 56.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.8 57.8
Wheelbase (in) 108.9 103.1
Liftover Height (in) 31.9 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.2 67.5
Track Width, Front (in) 61.8 57.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.9 12.9
Brakes
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) - TBD - 7.8 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.5 x 1.0 10.3 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System 4-wheel NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.9 13.2
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.5 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.5 34.1
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.3 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size P215/65R16 P185/70SR14
Spare Tire Size Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code TPX NA
Spare Tire Order Code TBC NA
Rear Tire Size P215/65R16 P185/70SR14
Rear Tire Order Code TPX NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3310 2449
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 14 x 5.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 14 x 5.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.2 5.0
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120 70
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 525 - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System SMPI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 166 @ 4400 110 @ 4500
Engine Order Code ED3 NA
Displacement 2.4L/144 1.7L/102
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 173 @ 6000 115 @ 6100
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 24 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 38
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 32
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.57 1.87
Trans Order Code DFF NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.91 4.11
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 0.97
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.84 3.46
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.24
Trans Type 4 5
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.71
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.21 3.23
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Chrysler Sebring Honda Civic
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Double wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-link NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent MacPherson strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson strut NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 7 -
 
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