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Selected Style DX MT
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
MT DX 26 34 $14,673 $16,295
AT DX 24 34 $15,392 $17,095
AT DX VP 24 34 $16,200 $17,995
MT LX 26 34 $17,800 $19,775
AT LX 24 34 $18,519 $20,575
AT PZEV LX 24 34 $18,654 $20,725
MT EX 26 34 $19,979 $22,200
AT EX 24 34 $20,698 $23,000
AT PZEV EX 24 34 $20,833 $23,150
MT EX-L 26 34 $21,417 $23,800
AT LX V6 21 30 $21,552 $23,950
AT ULEV LX V6 21 30 $21,552 $23,950
AT EX-L 24 34 $22,136 $24,600
AT PZEV EX-L 24 34 $22,271 $24,750
MT EX-L with NAVI 26 34 $23,214 $25,800
AT EX-L with NAVI 24 34 $23,933 $26,600
AT PZEV EX-L with NAVI 24 34 $24,088 $26,750
AT EX-L V6 21 30 $24,158 $26,850
AT ULEV EX-L V6 21 30 $24,158 $26,850
AT EX-L V6 with NAVI 21 30 $25,955 $28,850
AT ULEV EX-L V6 with NAVI 21 30 $25,955 $28,850
4-Door Base Sedan
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Base 24 35 $17,568 $19,200
4-Door Sedan LS 22 32 $19,457 $21,265
4-Door Sedan LT 22 32 $22,014 $24,060
Pricing
Invoice Price
$14,673
$17,568
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,295
$19,200
Monthly Payment Estimate
$272 / month
$320 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 26 mpg 24 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 34 mpg 35 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Midsize Midsize
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 54.6 52.4
Second Leg Room (in) 36.8 38.5
Front Head Room (in) 40.4 39.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) 102.7 101.4
Second Hip Room (in) 53.5 52.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.9 56.7
Second Head Room (in) 38.5 37.6
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.1 56.1
Front Leg Room (in) 42.6 41.9
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.2 59.3
Wheelbase (in) 107.9 106.3
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.5 69.9
Track Width, Front (in) 61.1 60.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 6.1
Length, Overall (in) 189.5 188.3
Height, Overall (in) 57.1 57.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.0 15.4
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) - TBD - 9.05 x 1.57
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.1 x - TBD - 10.87 x 1.02
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.1 16.0
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.98 3.1
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.21 15.9
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.1 36
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/65R15 P205/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA QMR
Front Tire Size P195/65R15 P205/65R15
Spare Tire Size Compact - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA QMR
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) 3058 3174
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x - TBD - 15 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x - TBD - 15 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.2 13.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 80 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 161 @ 4500 155 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA L61
Displacement 2.4L/144 2.2L/134
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 160 @ 5500 145 @ 5600
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System MPFI MFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 34 35
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 26 24
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.15 1.00
Trans Type 5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.66 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.58 2.14
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.77 1.62
Trans Order Code NA MX0
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.39 3.63
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.87 0.68
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.27 2.96
Summary
Vehicle Name Honda Accord Sdn Chevrolet Malibu
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone Ind MacPherson
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA 0.79
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA w/coil springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.00 0.77
Suspension Type - Rear Double Wishbone Ind 4-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA w/coil springs
 
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