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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan GL I4 Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual GL 22 30 $15,133 $16,449
4-Door Sedan I4 Automatic GL 22 30 $15,932 $17,299
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic GL 19 27 $16,559 $17,999
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic GLS 19 27 $17,384 $18,999
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic GLS Special Value 19 27 $17,384 $18,999
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic LX 19 27 $18,472 $20,299
L300 4-Door Sedan
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
L300 4-Door Sedan 21 28 $19,714 $21,370
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,133
$19,714
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,449
$21,370
Monthly Payment Estimate
$274 / month
$356 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 21 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 30 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Mid-size
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.7 56.1
Front Leg Room (in) 43.3 42.3
Front Hip Room (in) 55.8 51.7
Second Leg Room (in) 36.2 35.4
Front Head Room (in) 39.3 39.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 100.0 96.9
Second Hip Room (in) 54.4 54.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.9 55.7
Second Head Room (in) 37.6 38.0
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 56.0 56.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.2 59.4
Wheelbase (in) 106.3 106.5
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.7 68.5
Track Width, Front (in) 60.6 59.8
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 5.7
Length, Overall (in) 186.9 190.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.1 17.5
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.3 x 0.39 11.3 x 0.4
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.0 x 1.0 11.3 x 1.0
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System NA 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.2 15.7
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.4 11.1
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.92 2.9
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.1 15.7
Tires
Spare Tire Size T125/70D15 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA QDJ
Spare Tire Order Code NA N/A
Rear Tire Size P205/65R15 P215/55HR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA QDJ
Front Tire Size P205/65R15 P215/55HR16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 1000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3181 3237
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Steel Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 16 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Steel Alloy
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Alloy
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 16 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - Compact
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.7 10.2
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 95 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System MPI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 147 @ 3000 190 @ 3600
Engine Order Code NA L81
Displacement 2.4L/146 3.0L/181
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 138 @ 5500 182 @ 5600
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 21
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.88 3.68
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.94 0.68
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.46 2.96
Clutch Size (in) N/A NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.30 1.00
Trans Type 5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.78 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.46 2.14
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.95 1.62
Trans Order Code NA MN5
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Hyundai Sonata Saturn L-Series
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Indep. Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link w/Stabilizer Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.45 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double-wishbone w/Stabilizer Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.00 - TBD -
 
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