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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan Touring
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Convertible LX 20 29 $26,818 $27,850
2-Door Convertible Touring 18 26 $28,086 $29,210
2-Door Convertible Limited 16 27 $31,288 $32,710
4-Door Sedan Limited 21 30 $21,241 $22,115
4-Door Sedan Touring 21 30 $19,405 $20,120
4-Door Sedan Manual i SV
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual i SV 20 29 $17,601 $18,550
4-Door Sedan Manual i Sport 20 29 $18,729 $20,250
4-Door Sedan Automatic i Sport 21 30 $19,557 $21,150
4-Door Sedan Manual i Touring 20 29 $20,067 $21,705
4-Door Sedan Automatic i Touring 21 30 $20,895 $22,605
4-Door Sedan Manual i Grand Touring 20 29 $23,016 $24,910
4-Door Sedan Automatic i Grand Touring 21 30 $23,844 $25,810
4-Door Sedan Automatic s Sport 17 25 $22,299 $24,130
4-Door Sedan Automatic s Touring 17 25 $23,169 $25,075
4-Door Sedan Automatic s Grand Touring 17 25 $26,099 $28,260
Pricing
Invoice Price
$19,405
$17,601
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$20,120
$18,550
Monthly Payment Estimate
$335 / month
$309 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC's Bottom Line An impressive feature set and a reasonable price can’t keep the 2010 Chrysler Sebring Convertible and sedan from mediocrity. The 2009 Mazda6 could easily steal sales from the traditional class leaders if non-gearheads discover it.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 21 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 30 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Midsize Midsize
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 53.2 55.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.4 57.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 102.5 101.9
Second Head Room (in) 38.4 37.3
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.4 56.5
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 42.5
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Front Hip Room (in) 53.4 55.1
Second Leg Room (in) 37.6 38.0
Front Head Room (in) 40.0 39.4
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 61.8 62.8
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.3 5.1
Length, Overall (in) 190.6 193.7
Height, Overall (in) 59.0 57.9
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.8 62.8
Wheelbase (in) 108.9 109.8
Liftover Height (in) 31.9 NA
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.2 72.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.9 16.6
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System 4-wheel 4-wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 11.0 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) - TBD - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.5 x 1.0 11.8 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.9 15.9
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.5 16.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.5 35.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.3 2.93
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code TPX NA
Front Tire Size P215/65R16 P205/65HR16
Spare Tire Size Compact T115/70D16
Front Tire Order Code TPX NA
Spare Tire Order Code TBC NA
Rear Tire Size P215/65R16 P205/65HR16
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3310 3258
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16.0 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact 16.0 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16.0 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Alloy
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.2 8.9
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 525 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120 100
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 166 @ 4400 167 @ 4000
Engine Order Code ED3 NA
Displacement 2.4L/144 2.5L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 173 @ 6000 170 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System SMPI MPFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 20
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 24 23
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.72
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.84 3.45
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.31
Trans Type 4 6
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.84
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.21 3.20
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.57 1.84
Trans Order Code DFF NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.91 4.39
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 1.03
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Manual w/OD
Summary
Vehicle Name Chrysler Sebring Mazda Mazda6
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear - TBD - Independent E-Type
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front - TBD - Independent Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA Double-Wishbone
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 7 6
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 7.8 -
 
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