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Selected Style DX MT
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Coupe MT DX 30 38 $13,326 $14,560
Coupe AT DX 30 40 $14,056 $15,360
Coupe MT LX 30 38 $15,105 $16,510
Coupe AT LX 30 40 $15,835 $17,310
Coupe MT EX 30 38 $16,884 $18,460
Coupe AT EX 30 40 $17,613 $19,260
Coupe MT EX with NAVI 30 38 $18,480 $20,210
Coupe AT EX with NAVI 30 40 $19,210 $21,010
MT DX 30 38 $13,509 $14,760
AT DX 30 40 $14,238 $15,560
MT LX 30 38 $15,287 $16,710
AT LX 30 40 $16,017 $17,510
MT EX 30 38 $16,884 $18,460
AT EX 30 40 $17,613 $19,260
MT EX with NAVI 30 38 $18,252 $19,960
AT EX with NAVI 30 40 $18,982 $20,760
AT GX 28 39 N/A $24,440
Si Manual 23 32 $18,553 $20,290
Si Manual w/ST 23 32 $18,735 $20,490
Si Manual w/Navi 23 32 $20,149 $22,040
Si Manual w/Navi & ST 23 32 $20,332 $22,240
Hybrid CVT 49 51 $20,250 $22,150
Hybrid CVT with NAVI 49 51 $21,618 $23,650
4-Door Coupe Automatic
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Coupe 6-Speed Manual 18 24 $24,458 $26,435
4-Door Coupe Automatic 18 25 $24,458 $26,435
Pricing
Invoice Price
$13,509
$24,458
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$14,760
$26,435
Monthly Payment Estimate
$246 / month
$441 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 30 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 38 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Sub-compact
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 5 4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.4 54.9
Front Leg Room (in) 42.2 42.7
Front Hip Room (in) 51.9 53.3
Second Leg Room (in) 34.6 32.2
Front Head Room (in) 39.4 38.2
Passenger Volume (ft³) 90.9 89
Second Hip Room (in) 51.0 48.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.7 54.8
Second Head Room (in) 37.4 36.8
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 56.5 52.8
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.2 59.3
Wheelbase (in) 106.3 106.4
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.0 69.7
Track Width, Front (in) 59.0 58.9
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 4.7
Length, Overall (in) 176.7 174.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.0 7.58
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 11.9 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 7.9 x - TBD - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.3 x - TBD - 11.9 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.2 15.9
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.8 34.8
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.67 2.99
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 36.8
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 13.73 16.43
Tires
Spare Tire Size Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/65HR15 P225/55R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P195/65HR15 P225/55R16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2628 3075
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 16 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 16 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact NA
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.8 8.7
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 100
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System MPFI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 128 @ 4300 159 @ 5500
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 1.8L/110 1.3L/- TBD -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 140 @ 6300 212 @ 7500
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas Rotary
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 38 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 30 18
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.29 4.30
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.95 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.58
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.14 3.36
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.24 1.40
Trans Type 5 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 0.71
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.31 3.17
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.87 2.06
Trans Order Code NA NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Honda Civic Sdn Mazda RX-8
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear Double wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson strut Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.39 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.95 - TBD -
 
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