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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan Manual
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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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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
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TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 24 mpg 24 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 32 mpg 35 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
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
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
Exterior Dimensions
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
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 11.4 13.9
Brakes
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
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5 14.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 33.79 38.4
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
Tires
Rear Tire Size P175/60R14 P185/70R14
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
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
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1500 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2518.11 2805
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.0 14 x 5.5
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
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 3.2 7.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 550 590
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 75 130
Engine
Displacement 1.8L/109 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 130 @ 6000 125 @ 5500
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System EFI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 122 @ 5000 130 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA 993
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 32 35
Transmission
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
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
Summary
Vehicle Name Hyundai Elantra Mercury Mystique
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan GS
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) .51 0.63
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 32
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
 
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