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

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
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
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
4-Door Sedan Manual (SE)
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual 26 35 $14,352 $15,350
4-Door Sedan Automatic 27 35 $15,100 $16,150
4-Door Sedan Automatic LE 27 35 $15,326 $16,750
4-Door Sedan Automatic XLE 27 35 $16,149 $17,650
4-Door Sedan Manual S 26 35 $15,023 $16,420
4-Door Sedan Automatic S 27 35 $15,783 $17,250
4-Door Sedan Manual XRS 22 30 $17,256 $18,860
4-Door Sedan Automatic XRS 22 30 $18,345 $20,050
Pricing
Invoice Price
$19,009
$14,352
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$20,515
$15,350
Monthly Payment Estimate
$342 / month
$256 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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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. The 2009 Toyota Corolla has a split personality: the utilitarian base car and the slightly edgy, expensive Corolla XRS.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 21 mpg 26 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 30 mpg 35 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Midsize Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 53.4 53.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) 102.5 92.0
Second Leg Room (in) 37.6 36.3
Front Head Room (in) 40.0 38.8
Second Hip Room (in) 53.2 43.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.4 54.8
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Head Room (in) 38.4 37.2
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.4 54.6
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 41.7
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.8 60.4
Wheelbase (in) 108.9 102.4
Liftover Height (in) 31.9 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.2 69.3
Track Width, Front (in) 61.8 60.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.3 5.8
Length, Overall (in) 190.6 178.7
Height, Overall (in) 59.0 57.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.9 16.6
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) - TBD - 9.0 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.5 x 1.0 10.8 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System 4-wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.9 13.2
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.3 3.4
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.5 17.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.5 35.6
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code TBC NA
Rear Tire Size P215/65R16 P195/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code TPX NA
Front Tire Size P215/65R16 -
Spare Tire Size Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code TPX NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 150
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 1500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3310 2723
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.2 5.8
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 525 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 166 @ 4400 128 @ 4400
Engine Order Code ED3 NA
Displacement 2.4L/144 1.8L/110
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 173 @ 6000 132 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System SMPI EFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 35
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 26
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 24 30
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.31
Trans Type 4 5
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.73
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.21 3.25
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.57 1.90
Trans Order Code DFF NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.91 4.31
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 0.89
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.84 3.17
Summary
Vehicle Name Chrysler Sebring Toyota Corolla
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.79
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson strut Stabilizer Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 0.94
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-link Stabilizer Bar
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 7 8
 
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