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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 30 34 $12,223 $12,840
4-Door Sedan LSi 30 34 $12,433 $13,485
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
$12,223
$9,896
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$12,840
$10,550
Monthly Payment Estimate
$214 / month
$176 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 30 mpg 32 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 34 mpg 38 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sub-Compact Sub-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.4 51.8
Front Leg Room (in) 41.7 42.7
Front Hip Room (in) 51.3 50.0
Second Leg Room (in) 33.1 34.1
Front Head Room (in) 38.5 38.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 88.3 86.1
Second Hip Room (in) 54.3 49.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.1 52.4
Second Head Room (in) 36.4 37.2
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 53.3 54.1
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.1 58.1
Wheelbase (in) 97.1 103.2
Liftover Height (in) 26.4 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.3 67.1
Track Width, Front (in) 57.5 58.1
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.7 5.9
Length, Overall (in) 173.0 164.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.7 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) - - TBD -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) - 13.4
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 7.9 x - TBD - 7.9 x 1.38
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.04 x 0.87 9.5 x .83
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.2 11.9
Steering
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.27 4.1
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 17.1 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 18.1 20.3
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 16.1 32.8
Tires
Spare Tire Size T115/70D14 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P175/65R14 P185/65R14
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P175/65R14 P185/65R14
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1500 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2359 2238
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 14 x 5
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) 14 x 4 - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.3 4.4
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 70 75
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 356 - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System SFI PGM-FI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 105 @ 4400 103 @ 4600
Engine Order Code L01 NA
Displacement 1.6L/97 1.6L/97
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 100 @ 5600 106 @ 6200
Engine Type Gas L4 Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 34 38
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 30 32
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.55 3.250
Clutch Size (in) 8.3 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.31 1.172
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.82 0.702
Trans Description Cont. Again 5th OD NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.25 3.153
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.90 1.782
Trans Order Code MM5 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.72 3.722
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.97 0.909
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/4th & Manual
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style 4dr Sedan 3 Door HB
Vehicle Name Geo Prizm Honda Civic
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Coil Springs w/Trailing Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Indepenent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) NA NA
Suspension Type - Rear MacPherson Strut Independent
 
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