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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan Base
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Body Style

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Base 26 37 $14,195 $15,455
4-Door Sedan ES 19 27 $17,403 $19,060
4-Door Sedan
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Body Style

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 22 30 $14,640 $16,000
4-Door Sedan LS 20 29 $17,348 $18,960
Pricing
Invoice Price
$14,195
$14,640
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,455
$16,000
Monthly Payment Estimate
$258 / month
$267 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 26 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 37 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-size Midsize
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 42.3 41.9
Front Hip Room (in) 52.8 52.0
Second Leg Room (in) 38.1 38.0
Front Head Room (in) 38.1 39.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 95.9 98.9
Second Hip Room (in) 52.7 52.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.2 55.5
Second Head Room (in) 36.8 37.6
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.7 55.3
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.2 59.3
Wheelbase (in) 108.0 107.0
Liftover Height (in) 28.4 28.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.0 69.4
Track Width, Front (in) 60.2 59.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.7 5.7
Length, Overall (in) 186.0 190.4
Height, Overall (in) 54.3 56.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.7 16.4
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 7.9 x 1.3 8.8 x 1.8
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.2 x 0.9 10.8 x 1.0
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System NA 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.0 15.0
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.1 2.9
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 38.6 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.5 16.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.0 36.3
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/70R14 P215/60R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P195/70R14 P215/60R15
Spare Tire Size T125/70D14 T125/70D15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2937 3051
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 6 15 x 6
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 6 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in) 14 x 4 15 x 4
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 8.5 10.4
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 90 105
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 510 600
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 129 @ 5000 155 @ 4400
Engine Order Code ECB LD9
Displacement 2.0L/122 2.4L/146
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 132 @ 6000 150 @ 5600
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas L4
Fuel System SMPI SFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 37 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 26 22
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.54 2.96
Clutch Size (in) 9.0 NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.36 1.00
Trans Type 5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.72 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA Electronic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.42 2.13
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.13 1.63
Trans Order Code DD5 MX0
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.94 3.42
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03 0.68
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD,
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan Base 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Dodge Stratus Chevrolet Malibu
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Coil spring w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30.1 32
Suspension Type - Front Short/Long arm MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.59 0.60
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Coil spring w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 30.1 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.12 0.94
Suspension Type - Rear Short/Long arm MacPherson Strut
 
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