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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 Sedan GS
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Body Style

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan GS 20 27 $19,499 $21,465
4-Door Sedan LS 20 27 $22,169 $24,465
4-Door Wagon LS 19 27 $22,967 $25,130
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,765
$19,499
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$20,255
$21,465
Monthly Payment Estimate
$338 / month
$358 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 30 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 35.8 36.7
Passenger Capacity 5 6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.7 56.6
Front Leg Room (in) 42.3 42.2
Front Hip Room (in) 52.5 54.5
Second Leg Room (in) 38.1 38.9
Front Head Room (in) 37.6 39.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 94 102.5
Second Hip Room (in) 53.1 55.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.2 57.3
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.4 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 191.2 199.8
Height, Overall (in) 54.9 55.5
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.2 62.1
Wheelbase (in) 108.0 108.5
Liftover Height (in) 31.3 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.6 73.0
Track Width, Front (in) 60.2 61.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 16.0 16.0
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 Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.0 x 1.60 8.9 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.1 x 1.0 11.6 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.0 18.0
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.7 17.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.8 39.7
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.1 2.68
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size P205/60R16 P215/60R16
Spare Tire Size T125/70D15 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P205/60R16 P215/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3182 3318
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 4.0 Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 6.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 8.0 11.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 510 - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas 4-Cyl Gas V6
Fuel System SMPI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 160 @ 4200 186 @ 5500
Engine Order Code EDZ N/A
Displacement 2.4L/148 3.0L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 150 @ 5500 153 @ 5000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 20
Transmission
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.21 2.26
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.57 1.54
Trans Order Code DGL NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.91 3.96
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 0.69
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.84 2.77
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Type 4 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Dodge Stratus Sdn Mercury Sable
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Normal Duty Indep Quadralink
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Normal Duty MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 30 - TBD -
 
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