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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 ES Manual
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual ES 27 34 $13,636 $14,299
4-Door Sedan Automatic ES 25 31 $14,492 $15,199
4-Door Sedan Manual OZ-Rally 27 34 $15,812 $16,599
4-Door Sedan Automatic OZ-Rally 25 31 $16,668 $17,499
4-Door Sedan Manual Ralliart 23 29 $17,622 $18,499
4-Door Sedan Automatic Ralliart 22 28 $18,477 $19,399
4-Door Sedan Manual Evolution RS 19 26 $26,333 $27,929
4-Door Sedan Manual Evolution VIII 19 26 $28,928 $30,699
4-Door Sedan Manual Evolution MR Edition 19 26 $32,732 $34,699
Pricing
Invoice Price
$12,918
$13,636
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$13,800
$14,299
Monthly Payment Estimate
$230 / month
$238 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
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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 Leg Room (in) 34.8 36.6
Front Head Room (in) 38.4 38.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 89.2 93.9
Second Hip Room (in) 52.9 50.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.4 54.1
Second Head Room (in) 36.7 36.7
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.8 53.3
Front Leg Room (in) 42.2 43.2
Front Hip Room (in) 52.4 51.2
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) 31.1 NA
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.4 66.8
Track Width, Front (in) 58.0 57.9
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.1 4.9
Length, Overall (in) 174.4 180.5
Height, Overall (in) 56.0 54.1
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.0 57.9
Wheelbase (in) 105.0 102.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.1 11.3
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.1 x 0.87 10.1 x 0.94
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 8.0 x 1.17
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 12.5 13.2
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 18 14.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.7 32.8
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.05 3.19
Tires
Rear Tire Size P175/70R14 P185/65R14
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P175/70R14 P185/65R14
Spare Tire Size T115/70D14 T125/70D15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 100
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1500 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 1000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2581 2656
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 14 x 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 14 x 4.0 NA
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 14 x 5.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.5 6.4
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 540 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120 85
Engine
Displacement 2.0L/122 2.0L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 132 @ 5600 120 @ 5500
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System SMPI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 130 @ 4600 130 @ 4250
Engine Order Code ECB 4G94
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 29 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 36 34
Transmission
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.72 0.77
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.42 3.36
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.95 1.95
Trans Order Code DD5 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.55 3.72
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.97 1.03
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.50 3.58
Clutch Size (in) 9.1 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.36 1.38
Summary
Vehicle Name Dodge Neon Mitsubishi Lancer
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.56 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson struts NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.79 0.94
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Chapman struts w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent MacPherson Strut
 
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