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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 S Manual
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Transmission

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual S 22 30 $12,776 $13,449
4-Door Sedan Automatic S 22 30 $13,631 $14,349
4-Door Sedan Manual LX 22 30 $14,581 $15,349
4-Door Sedan Automatic LX 22 30 $15,436 $16,249
4-Door Sedan Automatic EX 22 30 $16,196 $17,049
4-Door Wagon Manual S 20 30 $13,251 $13,949
4-Door Wagon Automatic S 20 28 $14,106 $14,849
4-Door Wagon Manual LX 20 30 $15,056 $15,849
4-Door Wagon Automatic LX 20 28 $15,911 $16,749
4-Door Wagon Automatic EX 20 28 $16,671 $17,549
Pricing
Invoice Price
$12,918
$12,776
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$13,800
$13,449
Monthly Payment Estimate
$230 / month
$224 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 29 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 36 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 34.8 36.7
Front Head Room (in) 38.4 39.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 89.2 95.1
Second Hip Room (in) 52.9 53.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.4 54.7
Second Head Room (in) 36.7 37.8
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.8 53.7
Front Leg Room (in) 42.2 42.0
Front Hip Room (in) 52.4 52.7
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 58.0 58.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.1 5.8
Length, Overall (in) 174.4 177.2
Height, Overall (in) 56.0 56.9
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.0 58.3
Wheelbase (in) 105.0 102.4
Liftover Height (in) 31.1 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.4 67.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.1 12.4
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.1 x 0.87 - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 7.88 x 1.5 NA
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 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.7 35.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.05 NA
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P175/70R14 P195/55R15
Spare Tire Size T115/70D14 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P175/70R14 P195/55R15
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1500 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2581 2701
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 15 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) 14 x 4.0 - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 15 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.5 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 540 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 132 @ 5600 126 @ 5600
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System SMPI NA
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 130 @ 4600 131 @ 4000
Engine Order Code ECB NA
Displacement 2.0L/122 2.0L/122
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 29 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 36 30
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.72 0.89
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.42 3.33
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.95 2.16
Trans Order Code DD5 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.55 3.55
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.97 1.13
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.50 3.55
Clutch Size (in) 9.1 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.36 1.48
Trans Type 5 5
Summary
Vehicle Name Dodge Neon Suzuki Forenza
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4dr 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 NA
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Dual-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Chapman struts NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent MacPherson Strut
 
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