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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe S Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe S Manual S 33 39 $13,529 $15,080
2-Door Coupe S Automatic S 28 35 $14,426 $16,080
2-Door Coupe Si Manual Si 30 36 $15,522 $17,300
2-Door Coupe Si Automatic Si 28 35 $16,239 $18,100
2-Door Coupe VTEC Manual 26 30 $17,585 $19,600
2-Door Coupe Firebird
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Firebird 19 30 $15,714 $17,174
2-Door Coupe Formula 17 25 $18,962 $20,724
2-Door Coupe Trans Am 17 25 $20,938 $22,884
2-Door Convertible Firebird 19 30 $21,121 $23,084
2-Door Convertible Formula 17 25 $24,269 $26,524
2-Door Convertible Trans Am 17 25 $26,026 $28,444
Pricing
Invoice Price
$13,529
$15,714
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,080
$17,174
Monthly Payment Estimate
$251 / month
$286 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 33 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 39 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Two Seater Sub-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in) 37.5 37.2
Passenger Volume (ft³) - TBD - 84.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.9 57.4
Passenger Capacity 2 4
Front Leg Room (in) 40.3 43.0
Front Hip Room (in) 49.3 52.8
Second Leg Room (in) - 28.9
Second Hip Room (in) - 44.4
Second Head Room (in) - 35.3
Second Shoulder Room (in) - 55.8
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in) 157.7 195.5
Height, Overall (in) 49.4 52.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.7 60.6
Wheelbase (in) 93.3 101.1
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 35.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.7 74.5
Track Width, Front (in) 58.1 60.7
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.51 4.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 10.5 12.9
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 7.64 x 0.83 10.7 x 1.26
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System NA 4-Wheel
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) 7.09 x 1.18 9.5 x 2.0
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 10.5 15.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 42.5
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.8 16.9
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) - TBD - 40.6
Steering Type Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.6 2.67
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA QEA
Front Tire Size P175/70R13 P215/60R16
Spare Tire Size Compact T125/70D15
Front Tire Order Code NA QEA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P175/70R13 P215/60R16
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) 2302 3274
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 13 x 5 16 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - 15 x 4
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 13 x 5 16 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 4.4 13.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 690
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 75 105
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 106 @ 6200 200 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System PGM-FI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 103 @ 4600 225 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA L36
Displacement 1.6L/97 3.8L/231
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 33 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 39 30
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.702 0.72
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.153 3.53
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.782 2.19
Trans Order Code NA MM5
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.058 3.23
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.909 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.250 3.75
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.172 1.41
Trans Type 5 5
Summary
Vehicle Name Honda Civic del Sol Pontiac Firebird
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA 0.67
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 46
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) .83 1.18
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Salisbury Axle
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Trailing Arms w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 36
Suspension Type - Front Independent Short/Long Arm
 
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