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Selected Style 3-Door HB
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Body Style

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door HB 34 42 $8,684 $9,295
5-Door HB 34 42 $9,257 $9,925
2-Door HB
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Body Style

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door HB 44 49 $8,082 $8,580
2-Door HB LSi 39 43 $8,555 $9,180
4-Door Sedan LSi 39 43 $9,180 $9,850
Pricing
Invoice Price
$8,684
$8,082
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$9,295
$8,580
Monthly Payment Estimate
$155 / month
$143 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 34 mpg 44 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 42 mpg 49 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Subcompact Sub-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 33.6 32.2
Front Head Room (in) 37.8 39.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 78.5 77.4
Second Hip Room (in) 44.8 43.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 50.3 48.9
Second Head Room (in) 35.5 36.0
Passenger Capacity 4 4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 49.3 48.9
Front Leg Room (in) 41.6 42.5
Front Hip Room (in) 47.9 47.2
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 55.9 54.5
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.1 6.3
Length, Overall (in) 152.8 149.4
Height, Overall (in) 55.6 54.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 55.1 53.5
Wheelbase (in) 90.7 93.1
Liftover Height (in) 25.2 27.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 65.7 62.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) 37.7 22.5
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) 14.9 8.4
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 9.25 x 0.71 9.02 x 0.67
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 Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 7.87 x - TBD - 7.09 x 0.98
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 10.0 10.6
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 34.1
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 22.0 19.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 29.5 31.5
Steering Type Manual Rack & Pinion Manual
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 4.08 3.7
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code T17 NA
Front Tire Size P165/70R13 P155/80R13
Spare Tire Size T115/60D13 T115/70D14
Front Tire Order Code T17 NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P165/70R13 P155/80R13
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2004 1832
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 13 x 4.5 13 x 4.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - 14 x 4
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 13 x 4.5 13 x 4.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.34 4.1
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 356 390
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 60 55
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 63 @ 5000 55 @ 5700
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas L3
Fuel System EFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 74 @ 3000 58 @ 3300
Engine Order Code 99H LP2
Displacement 1.3L/81 1.0L/61
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 34 44
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 42 49
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 0.76
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.58 3.27
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.94 1.89
Trans Order Code 445 MM5
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.06 4.39
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.86 0.91
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.45 3.42
Clutch Size (in) 7.09 6.69
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.28 1.28
Trans Type 5 5
Summary
Vehicle Name Ford Aspire Geo Metro
Body Style 3 Door Hatchback 3dr Hatchback Cpe
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA 0.71
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil spring
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 30 25
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.02 0.94
Suspension Type - Rear Torsion beam MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Separate coils
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 25 25
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson strut MacPherson Strut
 
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