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Selected Style 3-Door HB
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door HB 26 33 $13,152 $14,355
3-Door HB GT 21 27 $15,377 $16,855
Classic 3-Door HB CX Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Classic 3-Door HB Manual CX 32 38 $9,896 $10,550
Classic 3-Door HB Manual DX 32 38 $10,587 $11,800
Classic 3-Door HB Automatic DX 29 35 $11,484 $12,800
Classic 4-Door Sedan Manual DX 32 38 $11,335 $12,635
Classic 4-Door Sedan Automatic DX 29 35 $12,053 $13,435
Classic 4-Door Sedan Manual EX 30 36 $14,785 $16,480
Classic 4-Door Sedan Automatic EX 28 35 $15,503 $17,280
Classic 2-Door Coupe Manual DX 32 38 $11,017 $12,280
Classic 2-Door Coupe Automatic DX 29 35 $11,914 $13,280
Classic 2-Door Coupe Manual EX 30 36 $13,682 $15,250
Classic 2-Door Coupe Automatic EX 28 35 $14,400 $16,050
Classic 2-Door Coupe "A" Automatic w/ABS EX 28 35 $14,938 $16,650
Classic 2-Door Coupe Manual HX 37 44 $12,022 $13,400
Classic 3-Door HB Automatic CX 29 35 $10,834 $11,550
Classic 4-Door Sedan Manual LX 32 38 $12,898 $14,650
Classic 4-Door Sedan Automatic LX 29 35 $13,616 $15,450
Classic 2-Door Coupe CVT HX 34 38 $12,920 $14,400
Pricing
Invoice Price
$13,152
$9,896
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$14,355
$10,550
Monthly Payment Estimate
$239 / month
$176 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 26 mpg 32 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 33 mpg 38 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Subcompact Sub-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 48.6 49.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.0 52.4
Second Head Room (in) 34.8 37.2
Passenger Capacity 4 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.9 51.8
Front Leg Room (in) 43.1 42.7
Front Hip Room (in) 53.9 50.0
Second Leg Room (in) 28.5 34.1
Front Head Room (in) 37.8 38.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 80.0 86.1
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 59.8 58.1
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 5.9
Length, Overall (in) 178.7 164.5
Height, Overall (in) 51.6 54.1
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.8 58.1
Wheelbase (in) 102.8 103.2
Liftover Height (in) N/A - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.8 67.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) N/A - TBD -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) 18.8 13.4
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 Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.0 x 1.46 7.9 x 1.38
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.2 x 0.94 9.5 x .83
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.5 11.9
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.0 20.3
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.8 32.8
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.9 4.1
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P195/65R14 P185/65R14
Spare Tire Size T125/70D15 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/65R14 P185/65R14
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2696 2238
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 14 x 5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 4.0 - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 14 x 5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.4 4.4
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 80 75
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 582 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 118 @ 5500 106 @ 6200
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System EFI PGM-FI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 127 @ 4500 103 @ 4600
Engine Order Code 99A NA
Displacement 2.0L/122 1.6L/97
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 26 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 33 38
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.17 3.153
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.83 1.782
Trans Order Code 445 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.10 3.722
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.91 0.909
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.31 3.250
Clutch Size (in) 8.86 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.23 1.172
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.72 0.702
Summary
Body Style 3 Door Hatchback 3 Door HB
Vehicle Name Ford Probe Honda Civic
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.00 NA
Suspension Type - Rear Quadralink Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Trailing Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson strut Indepenent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.47 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
 
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