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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
4-Door Sedan GLS Manual
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Transmission

Emissions

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual GLS 27 34 $12,302 $13,299
5-Door Sedan Manual GLS 27 34 $12,579 $13,599
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLS 24 32 $13,084 $14,149
4-Door Sedan Automatic SULEV GLS 24 32 $13,084 $14,149
5-Door Sedan Automatic GLS 24 32 $13,361 $14,449
5-Door Sedan Automatic SULEV GLS 24 32 $13,361 $14,449
4-Door Sedan Manual GT 27 34 $13,735 $14,849
5-Door Sedan Manual GT 27 34 $13,735 $14,849
4-Door Sedan Automatic GT 24 32 $14,517 $15,699
4-Door Sedan Automatic SULEV GT 24 32 $14,517 $15,699
5-Door Sedan Automatic GT 24 32 $14,517 $15,699
5-Door Sedan Automatic SULEV GT 24 32 $14,517 $15,699
Pricing
Invoice Price
$12,918
$12,302
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$13,800
$13,299
Monthly Payment Estimate
$230 / month
$222 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 29 mpg 27 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 36 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 52.9 55.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.4 54.7
Second Head Room (in) 36.7 38.0
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.8 53.5
Front Leg Room (in) 42.2 43.2
Front Hip Room (in) 52.4 53.0
Second Leg Room (in) 34.8 35.0
Front Head Room (in) 38.4 39.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 89.2 94
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 58.0 58.5
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.1 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 174.4 178.1
Height, Overall (in) 56.0 56.1
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.0 58.1
Wheelbase (in) 105.0 102.7
Liftover Height (in) 31.1 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.4 67.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.1 NA
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.1 x 0.87 10.15 x - TBD -
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 Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 7.88 x 1.5 10.12 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 12.5 14.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 18 15.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.7 32.5
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.05 3.15
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P175/70R14 P195/60R15
Spare Tire Size T115/70D14 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P175/70R14 P195/60R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1500 3086
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150 309
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2581 2635
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 15 x 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 14 x 4.0 Compact
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 15 x 5.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.5 6.3
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 540 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120 75
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 132 @ 5600 138 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System SMPI MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 130 @ 4600 136 @ 4500
Engine Order Code ECB NA
Displacement 2.0L/122 2.0L/122
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 29 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 36 34
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.72 0.84
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) 1.95 2.05
Trans Order Code DD5 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.55 3.65
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.97 1.06
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.50 3.62
Clutch Size (in) 9.1 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.36 1.37
Trans Type 5 5
Summary
Vehicle Name Dodge Neon Hyundai Elantra
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.79 0.91
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Chapman struts Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.56 0.47
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson struts MacPherson Strut
 
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