Compare 2003 Dodge Stratus vs 2003 Saturn Ion

2003 Dodge Stratus
2003 Saturn Ion
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4-Door Sedan SE
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan SE 22 30 $16,807 $18,080
4-Door Sedan SXT 22 30 $17,766 $19,145
2-Door Coupe SE 24 32 $17,944 $19,360
4-Door Sedan ES 21 28 $19,966 $21,590
4-Door Sedan R/T 21 28 $20,290 $21,950
2-Door Coupe R/T 21 29 $20,505 $22,205
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4-Door Sedan Manual ION 1
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual ION 1 26 33 $10,673 $11,430
4-Door Sedan Automatic ION 1 24 32 $11,510 $12,330
4-Door Sedan Manual ION 2 26 33 $12,608 $13,510
2-Door Coupe Manual ION 2 26 33 $13,091 $14,030
4-Door Sedan Automatic ION 2 24 32 $13,445 $14,410
2-Door Coupe Automatic ION 2 24 32 $13,928 $14,930
4-Door Sedan Manual ION 3 26 33 $14,003 $15,010
2-Door Coupe Manual ION 3 26 33 $14,486 $15,530
4-Door Sedan Automatic ION 3 24 32 $14,840 $15,910
2-Door Coupe Automatic ION 3 24 32 $15,323 $16,430
Pricing
Invoice Price
$16,807
$10,673
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,080
$11,430
Monthly Payment Estimate
$301 / month
$191 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 26 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 33 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-size Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
35.8 37.0
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.7 52.8
Front Leg Room (in)
42.3 42.2
Front Hip Room (in)
52.5 49.5
Second Leg Room (in)
38.1 33.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
94 93.0
Front Head Room (in)
37.6 40.0
Second Hip Room (in)
53.1 49.6
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.2 53.7
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.4 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
191.2 184.5
Height, Overall (in)
54.9 57.4
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.2 58.4
Wheelbase (in)
108.0 103.2
Liftover Height (in)
31.3 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.6 67.2
Track Width, Front (in)
60.2 58.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
16.0 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 x 1.57 9.1 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.1 x 0.55 10.1 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.0 13.5
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.7 16.6
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.8 35.4
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.1 3.5
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size
P205/65TR15 P185/70R14
Spare Tire Size
T125/70D15 Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/65TR15 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)
N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 120
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3207 2653
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
15 x 4.0 Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 14 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 14 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
10.3 6.9
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
120 105
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
510 600
Engine
Engine Type
Gas 4-Cyl Gas I4
Fuel System
SMPI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
160 @ 4200 145 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
EDZ L61
Displacement
2.4L/146 2.2L/134
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
150 @ 5500 140 @ 5800
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 26
Transmission
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.21 3.31
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.57 2.02
Trans Order Code
DGL M86
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.91 3.84
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 0.98
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Manual Trans
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.84 3.58
Clutch Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.35
Trans Type
4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.69
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Dodge Stratus Saturn Ion
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Normal Duty Semi-indep. Torsion
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA w/Stabilizer Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
30 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Normal Duty Independent Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA w/Stabilizer Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
30 - TBD -

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