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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan SE
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan SE 29 36 $12,918 $13,800
4-Door Sedan SXT 29 36 $15,020 $16,110
4-Door Sedan SRT-4 22 30 $19,197 $20,700
2-Door Base Coupe w/1SV
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Base w/1SV 26 34 $9,757 $10,325
2-Door Coupe Base 26 36 $13,473 $14,410
2-Door Coupe LS 26 36 $15,044 $16,090
2-Door Coupe LS Sport 26 36 $16,371 $17,510
4-Door Sedan Base 26 36 $13,660 $14,610
4-Door Sedan LS 26 36 $15,231 $16,290
4-Door Sedan LS Sport 26 36 $16,558 $17,710
Pricing
Invoice Price
$12,918
$9,757
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$13,800
$10,325
Monthly Payment Estimate
$230 / month
$172 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 29 mpg 26 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 36 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Sub-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 36.7 36.6
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.8 54.9
Front Leg Room (in) 42.2 41.9
Front Hip Room (in) 52.4 50.0
Second Leg Room (in) 34.8 32.7
Front Head Room (in) 38.4 37.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 89.2 86.8
Second Hip Room (in) 52.9 49.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.4 53.9
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.1 5.7
Length, Overall (in) 174.4 180.9
Height, Overall (in) 56.0 53.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.0 56.4
Wheelbase (in) 105.0 104.1
Liftover Height (in) 31.1 26.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.4 68.7
Track Width, Front (in) 58.0 57.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.1 13.2
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake Type Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 7.88 x 1.5 7.87 x 1.77
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.1 x 0.87 10.2 x 0.79
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 12.5 14.0
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 18 14.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.7 35.6
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.05 2.6
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size P175/70R14 P195/70R14
Spare Tire Size T115/70D14 T115/70D14
Front Tire Order Code NA QFB
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P175/70R14 P195/70R14
Rear Tire Order Code NA QFB
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1500 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2581 2617
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 14 x 4.0 14 x 6
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 14 x 6
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 14 x 6
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.5 9.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120 105
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 540 525
Engine
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas L4
Fuel System SMPI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 130 @ 4600 150 @ 4000
Engine Order Code ECB L61
Displacement 2.0L/122 2.2L/134
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 132 @ 5600 140 @ 5600
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 36 34
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 29 26
Transmission
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.42 3.31
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.95 2.02
Trans Order Code DD5 MM5
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.55 3.94
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.97 0.98
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/4th & 5th OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.50 3.58
Clutch Size (in) 9.1 8.46
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.36 1.35
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.72 0.69
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Dodge Neon Chevrolet Cavalier
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.79 0.75
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Trailing Axle
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Chapman struts w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30 25
Suspension Type - Front Independent MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.56 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson struts w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 32
 
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