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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 Leg Room (in) 28.5 34.1
Front Head Room (in) 37.8 38.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 80.0 86.1
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
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) N/A - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.8 67.1
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
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
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.2 x 0.94 9.5 x .83
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.5 11.9
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.9 4.1
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
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
Tires
Rear Tire Size P195/65R14 P185/65R14
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
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2696 2238
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
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
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.4 4.4
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 582 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 80 75
Engine
Displacement 2.0L/122 1.6L/97
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
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 26 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 33 38
Transmission
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
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
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.31 3.250
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Ford Probe Honda Civic
Body Style 3 Door Hatchback 3 Door HB
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.47 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
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
 
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