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Selected Style 2-Door SXT
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door SXT 24 32 $18,642 $20,135
2-Door R/T 21 29 $21,202 $22,980
ION 1 4-Door Sedan Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual ION 1 26 35 $10,683 $11,430
4-Door Sedan Automatic ION 1 24 32 $11,595 $12,410
4-Door Sedan Manual ION 2 26 35 $13,427 $14,380
Quad Coupe Manual ION 2 26 35 $13,938 $14,930
4-Door Sedan Automatic ION 2 24 32 $14,264 $15,280
Quad Coupe Automatic ION 2 24 32 $14,775 $15,830
4-Door Sedan Manual ION 3 26 35 $14,845 $15,905
Quad Coupe Manual ION 3 26 35 $15,566 $16,680
4-Door Sedan Automatic ION 3 24 32 $15,682 $16,805
Quad Coupe Automatic ION 3 24 32 $16,403 $17,580
Quad Coupe Manual ION Red Line 23 29 $19,477 $20,885
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,642
$10,683
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$20,135
$11,430
Monthly Payment Estimate
$336 / month
$191 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 24 mpg 26 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 32 mpg 35 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.4 52.8
Front Leg Room (in) 42.3 42.2
Front Hip Room (in) 51.9 49.5
Second Leg Room (in) 34.0 33.3
Front Head Room (in) 38.5 40.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) 86.4 93.0
Second Hip Room (in) 49.5 49.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.3 53.7
Second Head Room (in) 36.0 37.0
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 53.9 57.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.3 58.4
Wheelbase (in) 103.7 103.2
Liftover Height (in) 25.8 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.3 67.2
Track Width, Front (in) 59.4 58.8
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.2 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 190.9 184.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 16.3 14.7
Brakes
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) 9.0 9.1 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.1 x 1.0 10.1 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.3 13.2
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 42.3 35.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.15 3.5
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 38.4 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.0 16.6
Tires
Spare Tire Size T125/70D15 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P205/60R16 P185/70R14
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P205/60R16 P185/70R14
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 120
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 1000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3051 2722
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.0 14 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.0 14 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 4.0 Compact
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 8.0 6.9
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 90 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 525 - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System SMPI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 158 @ 4000 145 @ 4400
Engine Order Code EY7 L61
Displacement 2.4L/143 2.2L/134
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 147 @ 5500 140 @ 5800
Engine Type Gas 4-Cyl Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 32 35
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24 26
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.72 3.84
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03 0.98
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.58 3.58
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.37 1.35
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.76 0.69
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.36 3.31
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.94 2.02
Trans Order Code DD6 - TBD -
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Dodge Stratus Cpe Saturn Ion
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Semi-indep Torsion
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/stabilizer bar w/Stabilizer Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 25 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/stabilizer bar w/Stabilizer Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 17 - TBD -
 
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