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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe Base Competition
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Base 29 39 $10,315 $11,000
4-Door Sedan Highline 29 39 $11,598 $12,670
2-Door Coupe Highline 29 39 $11,418 $12,470
4-Door Sedan Base Competition 29 39 $10,315 $11,000
2-Door Coupe Base Competition 29 39 $10,131 $10,800
2-Door Coupe Base 29 39 $10,131 $10,800
4-Door Sedan CE Manual
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual DX 29 35 $12,566 $14,188
4-Door Sedan Automatic Base 25 29 $12,373 $13,498
4-Door Sedan Manual Base 31 35 $11,914 $12,998
4-Door Sedan Automatic DX 27 34 $13,273 $14,988
4-Door Sedan Manual CE 31 35 $11,914 $12,998
4-Door Sedan Automatic CE 25 29 $12,373 $13,498
Pricing
Invoice Price
$10,131
$11,914
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$10,800
$12,998
Monthly Payment Estimate
$180 / month
$217 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 29 mpg 31 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 39 mpg 35 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Sub-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 50.3 51.3
Second Leg Room (in) 35.1 33.0
Front Head Room (in) 39.6 38.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 91.2 89.4
Second Hip Room (in) 53.9 54.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.0 54.1
Second Head Room (in) 36.5 37.1
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.7 53.5
Front Leg Room (in) 42.5 42.4
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.4 57.1
Wheelbase (in) 104.0 97.0
Liftover Height (in) 29.4 24.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.5 66.3
Track Width, Front (in) 57.4 57.5
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.0 4.7
Length, Overall (in) 171.8 172.0
Height, Overall (in) 54.9 53.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 11.8 12.7
Brakes
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA 7.9 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.0 x 0.8 10.0 x 0.87
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.6 x 0.4 NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 12.5 13.2
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.8 3.3
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) NA - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.0 18.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.4 32.2
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P185/65HR14 P175/65R14
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P185/65HR14 P175/65R14
Spare Tire Size T115/70R14 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2430 2425
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 14 x 5.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 14 x 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 14 x 4.0 Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.2 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 450 6.1
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 83 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 133 @ 5500 105 @ 4400
Engine Order Code ECC NA
Displacement 2.0L/122 1.6L/98
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 150 @ 6500 100 @ 5600
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System SMPI EFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 39 35
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 29 31
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.54 3.17
Clutch Size (in) 8.5 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.36 1.31
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.81 0.73
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.42 3.25
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.13 1.90
Trans Order Code DD4 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.94 3.72
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03 0.89
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual
Summary
Vehicle Name Dodge Neon Toyota Corolla
Body Style 2 Door Coupe Competition Pkg 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.62 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.87 NA
Suspension Type - Rear Chapman Strut MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
 
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