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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
2-Door Sedan CE Manual
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Transmission

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Sedan CE Manual CE 32 39 $10,080 $10,698
2-Door Sedan CE Automatic CE 29 34 $10,551 $11,198
4-Door Sedan CE Manual CE 32 39 $11,279 $12,168
4-Door Sedan CE Automatic CE 30 37 $11,936 $12,878
2-Door Sedan Manual Limited Edition 32 39 $10,080 $10,698
2-Door Sedan Automatic Limited Edition 29 34 $10,551 $11,198
Pricing
Invoice Price
$12,223
$10,080
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$12,840
$10,698
Monthly Payment Estimate
$214 / month
$178 / 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 39 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sub-Compact Sub-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 54.3 49.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.1 51.3
Second Head Room (in) 36.4 36.5
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.4 51.6
Front Leg Room (in) 41.7 41.2
Front Hip Room (in) 51.3 54.0
Second Leg Room (in) 33.1 31.9
Front Head Room (in) 38.5 38.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 88.3 81.0
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 57.5 55.1
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.7 4.9
Length, Overall (in) 173.0 161.8
Height, Overall (in) 53.3 54.1
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.1 56.3
Wheelbase (in) 97.1 93.7
Liftover Height (in) 26.4 25.0
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.3 64.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.7 9.3
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.04 x 0.87 9.3 x 0.7
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) 7.9 x - TBD - 7.1 x 1.0
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.2 11.9
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 17.1 33.5
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 18.1 17.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 16.1 31.5
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.27 3.0
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P175/65R14 P175/65R14
Spare Tire Size T115/70D14 T115/70D14
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P175/65R14 P175/65R14
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1500 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150 N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2359 2010
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 14 x 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 14 x 4 Compact
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 14 x 5.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.3 5.2
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 356 306
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 70 60
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 100 @ 5600 93 @ 5400
Engine Type Gas L4 Gas I4
Fuel System SFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 105 @ 4400 100 @ 4400
Engine Order Code L01 NA
Displacement 1.6L/97 1.5L/92
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 30 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 34 39
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.82 0.73
Trans Description Cont. Again 5th OD NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.25 3.25
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.90 1.90
Trans Order Code MM5 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.72 3.72
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.97 0.89
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/4th & Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.55 3.55
Clutch Size (in) 8.3 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.31 1.23
Trans Type 5 5
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Geo Prizm Toyota Tercel
Body Style 4dr Sedan 2 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 30
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) NA 0.75
Suspension Type - Rear MacPherson Strut Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32 25
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA 1.13
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Coil Springs NA
 
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