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Selected Style 4-Door SXT
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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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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 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
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
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) 31.3 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.6 73.0
Track Width, Front (in) 60.2 61.6
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 16.0 16.0
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.1 x 1.0 11.6 x - TBD -
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 -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.0 18.0
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.1 2.68
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
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
Tires
Rear Tire Size P205/60R16 P215/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
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
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3182 3318
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 6.0
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
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 8.0 11.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 510 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120 130
Engine
Displacement 2.4L/148 3.0L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 150 @ 5500 153 @ 5000
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
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 27
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Type 4 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
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
Summary
Vehicle Name Dodge Stratus Sdn Mercury Sable
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 30 - TBD -
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
 
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