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Selected Style 3-Door HB Coupe L Manual
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Transmission

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door HB Coupe Manual L 28 37 $8,104 $8,599
3-Door HB Coupe Manual GS 28 37 $8,664 $9,399
3-Door HB Coupe Automatic GS 27 36 $9,348 $10,154
4-Door Sedan Manual GL 28 37 $9,033 $9,799
4-Door Sedan Automatic GL 27 36 $9,717 $10,554
3-Door HB Coupe Manual GT 28 37 $9,402 $10,199
3-Door HB Coupe Automatic GT 27 36 $10,086 $10,954
4-Door Sedan SE (CMI)
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe SE 23 33 $13,550 $14,809
4-Door Sedan SE 23 33 $13,550 $14,809
2-Door Coupe GT 23 33 $14,753 $16,124
4-Door Sedan GT 23 33 $14,753 $16,124
Pricing
Invoice Price
$8,104
$13,838
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$8,599
$14,800
Monthly Payment Estimate
$143 / month
$247 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 28 mpg 23 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 37 mpg 33 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 32.7 34.9
Front Head Room (in) 38.7 37.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 88.0 88.5
Second Hip Room (in) 51.8 50.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.8 52.2
Second Head Room (in) 37.8 37.0
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.4 52.6
Front Leg Room (in) 42.6 43.1
Front Hip Room (in) 53.5 50.2
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 30.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 63.8 68.3
Track Width, Front (in) 55.9 55.8
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 5.7
Length, Overall (in) 161.5 186.9
Height, Overall (in) 54.9 53.5
Track Width, Rear (in) 55.5 56.6
Wheelbase (in) 94.5 103.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) 10.7 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) 16.1 -
Trunk Volume (ft³) - 13.4
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 9.5 x .75 10.2 x 0.79
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 Pwr-Assisted Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 7.1 x - TBD - 7.9 x 1.77
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 11.9 15.2
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.9 2.3
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 37.2
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 19.46 14.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 31.8 35.3
Steering Type Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P155/80R13 P195/70R14
Rear Tire Order Code NA QFB
Front Tire Size P155/80R13 P195/70R14
Spare Tire Size Compact T115/70D14
Front Tire Order Code NA QFB
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2101 2873
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 13 x 4.5 14 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact 14 x 4
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 13 x 4.5 14 x 6
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 5.7 10.4
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 75 105
Engine
Displacement 1.5L/91 2.4L/146
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 92 @ 5500 150 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas L4
Fuel System EFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 97 @ 4000 155 @ 4400
Engine Order Code NA LD9
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 28 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 37 33
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.370 1.00
Trans Type 5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.838 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA Electronic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.250 2.39
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.053 1.57
Trans Order Code NA MX0
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.842 3.42
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.031 0.71
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.462 2.92
Summary
Vehicle Name Hyundai Accent Pontiac Grand Am
Body Style 3 Door Hatchback Coupe 4 Door Sedan SE
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.71
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 0.87
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Trailing Arms
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 25
Suspension Type - Front Independent MacPherson Strut
 
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