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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 GS
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Body Style

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan GS 24 35 $14,982 $16,390
4-Door Sedan LS 19 28 $16,188 $17,745
Pricing
Invoice Price
$10,541
$14,982
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$11,499
$16,390
Monthly Payment Estimate
$192 / month
$273 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 24 mpg 24 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 24 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 37.6 36.7
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.5 53.3
Front Leg Room (in) 43.2 42.4
Front Hip Room (in) 52.4 50.7
Second Leg Room (in) 34.6 34.4
Front Head Room (in) 38.6 39.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) 93.6 90.2
Second Hip Room (in) 54.5 45.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.7 53.9
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.22 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 174.0 184.8
Height, Overall (in) 54.9 54.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.1 58.5
Wheelbase (in) 100.4 106.5
Liftover Height (in) 25.79 25.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.9 69.1
Track Width, Front (in) 57.7 59.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 11.4 13.9
Brakes
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 - 8.0 x 1.5
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 9.52 x .75 10.24 x 0.94
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5 14.5
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.81 14.52
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 32.5 36.5
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.02 2.78
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 33.79 38.4
Tires
Front Tire Size P175/65R14 P185/70R14
Spare Tire Size T125/70D15 T135/80R15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P175/60R14 P185/70R14
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1500 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2518.11 2805
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 4 15 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.0 14 x 5.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.0 14 x 5.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 3.2 7.0
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 75 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 550 590
Engine
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System EFI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 122 @ 5000 130 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA 993
Displacement 1.8L/109 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 130 @ 6000 125 @ 5500
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 32 35
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24 24
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.950 2.14
Trans Order Code NA 445
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.650 2.96
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.061 1.03
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD, Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.462 3.42
Clutch Size (in) 8.46 9.5
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.393 1.45
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.878 0.77
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.250 3.46
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan GS
Vehicle Name Hyundai Elantra Mercury Mystique
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) .91 0.79
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Indep Quadralink
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 32
Suspension Type - Front Independent MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) .51 0.63
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 32
 
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