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Selected Style 4-Door SXT
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Body Style

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door SXT 22 30 $18,765 $20,255
4-Door R/T 21 28 $20,097 $21,735
4-Door Base Sedan
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Base 24 35 $17,568 $19,200
4-Door Sedan LS 22 32 $19,457 $21,265
4-Door Sedan LT 22 32 $22,014 $24,060
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,765
$17,568
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$20,255
$19,200
Monthly Payment Estimate
$338 / month
$320 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 24 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 30 mpg 35 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-size Midsize
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 38.1 38.5
Front Head Room (in) 37.6 39.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) 94 101.4
Second Hip Room (in) 53.1 52.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.2 56.7
Second Head Room (in) 35.8 37.6
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.7 56.1
Front Leg Room (in) 42.3 41.9
Front Hip Room (in) 52.5 52.4
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) 31.3 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.6 69.9
Track Width, Front (in) 60.2 60.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.4 6.1
Length, Overall (in) 191.2 188.3
Height, Overall (in) 54.9 57.5
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.2 59.3
Wheelbase (in) 108.0 106.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 16.0 15.4
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.1 x 1.0 10.87 x 1.02
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) 9.0 x 1.60 9.05 x 1.57
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.0 16.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.7 15.9
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.8 36
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.1 3.1
Tires
Rear Tire Size P205/60R16 P205/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA QMR
Front Tire Size P205/60R16 P205/65R15
Spare Tire Size T125/70D15 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA QMR
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3182 3174
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 15 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 4.0 - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 15 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 8.0 13.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 510 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120 - TBD -
Engine
Displacement 2.4L/148 2.2L/134
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 150 @ 5500 145 @ 5600
Engine Type Gas 4-Cyl Gas I4
Fuel System SMPI MFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 160 @ 4200 155 @ 4000
Engine Order Code EDZ L61
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 35
Transmission
Trans Type 4 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.21 2.14
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.57 1.62
Trans Order Code DGL MX0
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.91 3.63
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 0.68
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.84 2.96
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Summary
Vehicle Name Dodge Stratus Sdn Chevrolet Malibu
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA 0.79
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar w/coil springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 30 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 0.77
Suspension Type - Rear Normal Duty Ind 4-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA w/coil springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Normal Duty Ind MacPherson
 
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