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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan DX Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual DX 24 31 $13,343 $15,100
4-Door Sedan Automatic DX 22 22 $14,050 $15,900
4-Door Sedan ULEV Automatic EX 23 30 $19,086 $21,600
4-Door Sedan Manual LX 25 31 $16,161 $18,290
4-Door Sedan Automatic LX 23 30 $16,868 $19,090
4-Door Sedan Automatic w/ABS LX 23 30 $17,398 $19,690
4-Door Sedan ULEV Automatic w/Leather EX 23 30 $20,103 $22,750
4-Door Sedan Automatic V6 LX 20 28 $19,042 $21,550
4-Door Sedan Manual EX 25 31 $18,380 $20,800
4-Door Sedan Automatic EX 23 30 $19,086 $21,600
4-Door Sedan Manual w/Leather EX 25 31 $19,396 $21,950
4-Door Sedan Automatic w/Leather EX 23 30 $20,103 $22,750
4-Door Sedan Automatic V6 EX 20 28 $21,340 $24,150
4-Door Sedan LX
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan LX 24 35 $13,544 $14,460
4-Door Sedan SE 24 35 $14,585 $15,955
4-Door Sedan SVT 20 29 $20,375 $22,460
Pricing
Invoice Price
$13,343
$13,544
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,100
$14,460
Monthly Payment Estimate
$252 / month
$241 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 24 mpg 24 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 31 mpg 35 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Midsize Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 42.1 42.4
Front Hip Room (in) 54.9 50.7
Second Leg Room (in) 37.9 34.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 101.7 90.2
Front Head Room (in) 40.0 39.0
Second Hip Room (in) 54.1 45.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.9 53.9
Second Head Room (in) 37.6 36.7
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.1 53.3
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.4 58.5
Wheelbase (in) 106.9 106.5
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 25.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.3 69.1
Track Width, Front (in) 61.2 59.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.2 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 188.8 184.6
Height, Overall (in) 56.9 54.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.1 13.9
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 8.66 x 1.38 8.0 x 1.5
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.2 X 0.91 10.24 x 0.94
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.1 14.5
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.11 2.78
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 38.4
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.09 14.52
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.4 36.5
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/70R14 P185/70R14
Rear Tire Order Code NA T72
Front Tire Size P195/70R14 P185/70R14
Spare Tire Size Compact T135/80R15
Front Tire Order Code NA T72
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2888 2769
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 X 5.5 14 x 5.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 X 5.5 14 x 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - 15 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.4 7.0
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 80 110
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 590
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 145 @ 4700 130 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA 993
Displacement 2.3L/138 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 135 @ 5400 125 @ 5500
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System PGM-FI SEFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 35
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24 24
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.285 3.42
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - 9.45
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.193 1.45
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.685 0.77
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.000 3.46
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.777 2.14
Trans Order Code NA 445
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.062 3.84
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.903 1.03
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual w/OD
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan LX
Vehicle Name Honda Accord Sdn Ford Contour
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 32
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone Indep MacPherson
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA 0.63
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.91 0.79
Suspension Type - Rear Double Wishbone Indep Quadralink
 
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