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Selected Style 2-Door SXT
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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
Second Head Room (in) 36.0 37.0
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
Passenger Volume (ft³) 86.4 93.0
Front Head Room (in) 38.5 40.0
Second Hip Room (in) 49.5 49.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.3 53.7
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.2 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 190.9 184.5
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 16.3 14.7
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) 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 -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.3 13.2
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.0 16.6
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 -
Tires
Front Tire Size P205/60R16 P185/70R14
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
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 1000
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3051 2722
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 4.0 Compact
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 -
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
Engine Type Gas 4-Cyl Gas I4
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
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 32 35
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24 26
Transmission
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 -
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
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Dodge Stratus Cpe Saturn Ion
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 17 - TBD -
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 -
 
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