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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan GLS Manual
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Emissions

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual GLS 24 33 $11,873 $12,899
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLS 24 33 $12,605 $13,699
4-Door Sedan Manual GT 24 33 $13,298 $14,449
4-Door Sedan Automatic GT 24 33 $14,030 $15,249
5-Door Sedan Manual GT 24 33 $13,298 $14,449
5-Door Sedan Automatic GT 24 33 $14,030 $15,249
4-Door Sedan GLS Automatic SULEV 24 33 $12,605 $13,699
4-Door Sedan GT Automatic SULEV 24 33 $14,030 $15,249
5-Door Sedan GT Automatic SULEV 24 33 $14,030 $15,249
4-Door Sedan DX Automatic
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual DX 25 31 $12,702 $13,580
4-Door Sedan Automatic DX 25 30 $12,702 $13,580
4-Door Sedan Manual LX 25 31 $14,319 $15,315
4-Door Sedan Automatic LX 25 30 $14,319 $15,315
4-Door Sedan Manual ES 25 31 $14,995 $16,040
4-Door Sedan Automatic ES 25 30 $14,995 $16,040
4-Door Sedan Manual MAZDASPEED 24 30 $18,466 $19,980
2003.5 4-Door Sedan Manual MAZDASPEED 24 30 $18,927 $20,480
Pricing
Invoice Price
$11,873
$12,702
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$12,899
$13,580
Monthly Payment Estimate
$215 / month
$226 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 24 mpg 25 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 33 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 55.6 49.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.7 53.9
Second Head Room (in) 38.0 37.4
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.5 53.4
Front Leg Room (in) 43.2 42.2
Front Hip Room (in) 53.0 51.7
Second Leg Room (in) 35.0 35.4
Front Head Room (in) 39.6 39.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 94 92.6
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.22 5.5
Length, Overall (in) 171.1 175.3
Height, Overall (in) 56.1 55.5
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.1 57.9
Wheelbase (in) 102.7 102.8
Liftover Height (in) 25 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.7 67.1
Track Width, Front (in) 58.5 57.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 28.3 12.9
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 Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 8.00 x - TBD - 7.9 x 1.4
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.1 x - TBD - 10.2 x 0.9
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5 14.5
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.4 15.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 33.2 34.1
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.15 2.7
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P195/60R15 P195/55VR15
Spare Tire Size Compact T115/70D15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/60R15 P195/55VR15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1212 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 120 N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2635 2687
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - 15 x 4
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 5.5 15 x 6
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 5.5 15 x 6
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.3 7.9
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 80 80
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System MPI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 132 @ 4500 135 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.0L/120.5 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 135 @ 6000 130 @ 6000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 33 30
Transmission
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.25 2.65
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.05 1.50
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.65 3.90
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.06 0.73
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.62 2.82
Clutch Size (in) NA N/A
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.39 1.00
Trans Type 5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.84 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA 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) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Independent Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut w/Coil Springs
 
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