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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan Manual
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Body Style

Transmission

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual 24 32 $10,541 $11,499
4-Door Sedan Automatic 22 30 $11,266 $12,299
4-Door Sedan Manual GLS 24 32 $11,245 $12,549
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLS 22 30 $11,970 $13,349
4-Door Wagon Manual 24 31 $11,366 $12,399
4-Door Wagon Automatic 22 30 $12,091 $13,199
4-Door Wagon Automatic GLS 22 30 $12,545 $13,999
4-Door Sedan DX Automatic
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Body Style

Transmission

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual DX 30 37 $11,473 $12,145
4-Door Sedan Manual LX 30 37 $12,516 $13,545
4-Door Sedan Manual ES 26 32 $13,974 $15,295
4-Door Sedan Automatic DX 25 32 $11,473 $12,145
4-Door Sedan Automatic LX 25 32 $12,516 $13,545
4-Door Sedan Automatic ES 23 30 $13,974 $15,295
Pricing
Invoice Price
$10,541
$11,473
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$11,499
$12,145
Monthly Payment Estimate
$192 / month
$202 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 24 mpg 25 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 24 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 54.5 53.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.7 54.3
Second Head Room (in) 37.6 37.4
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.5 53.6
Front Leg Room (in) 43.2 42.2
Front Hip Room (in) 52.4 50.5
Second Leg Room (in) 34.6 35.6
Front Head Room (in) 38.6 39.2
Passenger Volume (ft³) 93.6 95.5
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 57.7 57.5
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.22 5.91
Length, Overall (in) 174.0 174.8
Height, Overall (in) 54.9 54.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.1 57.5
Wheelbase (in) 100.4 102.6
Liftover Height (in) 25.79 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.9 67.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 11.4 15.1
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System NA NA
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) 7.09 x - TBD - 7.87 x 1.38
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 9.52 x .75 9.25 x 0.87
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5 14.5
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.81 17.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 32.5 33.5
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.02 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 33.79 - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P175/65R14 P175/70SR13
Spare Tire Size T125/70D15 T115/70D14
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P175/60R14 P175/70SR13
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1500 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2518.11 2478
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.0 13 x 5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 4 14 x 4
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.0 13 x 5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 3.2 6.3
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 75 70
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 550 306
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 130 @ 6000 92 @ 5500
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System EFI MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 122 @ 5000 96 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 1.8L/109 1.5L/91
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 32 32
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again NA Electronic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.250 2.333
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.950 1.540
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.650 4.058
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.061 0.700
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD, Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.462 2.800
Clutch Size (in) 8.46 NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.393 1.000
Trans Type 5 AT1
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.878 NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Hyundai Elantra Mazda Protege
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) .91 0.94
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link w/Twin Links
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) .51 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut w/Lower Control Arms
 
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