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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 31 $8,996 $9,995
4-Door Sedan Automatic 23 31 $9,856 $10,970
4-Door Sedan Manual LS 24 31 $9,791 $10,995
4-Door Sedan Automatic LS 23 31 $10,651 $11,970
4-Door Sedan Manual LS Pwr 24 31 $11,741 $13,325
4-Door Sedan Automatic LS Pwr 23 31 $12,601 $14,300
4-Door Sedan DX Automatic
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Automatic DX 25 32 $11,473 $12,145
4-Door Sedan Manual DX 30 37 $11,473 $12,145
4-Door Sedan Automatic LX 25 32 $12,516 $13,545
4-Door Sedan Manual LX 30 37 $12,516 $13,545
4-Door Sedan Automatic ES 23 30 $13,974 $15,295
4-Door Sedan Manual ES 26 32 $13,974 $15,295
Pricing
Invoice Price
$8,996
$11,473
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$9,995
$12,145
Monthly Payment Estimate
$167 / 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 31 mpg 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 37.7 37.4
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.2 53.6
Front Leg Room (in) 43.3 42.2
Front Hip Room (in) 52.1 50.5
Second Leg Room (in) 34.4 35.6
Front Head Room (in) 39.6 39.2
Passenger Volume (ft³) 94.1 95.5
Second Hip Room (in) 54.0 53.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.8 54.3
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in) 174.4 174.8
Height, Overall (in) 55.5 54.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.3 57.5
Wheelbase (in) 100.8 102.6
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.9 67.3
Track Width, Front (in) 57.7 57.5
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.1 5.91
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 10.4 15.1
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 7.87 x - TBD - 7.87 x 1.38
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 9.53 x - TBD - 9.25 x 0.87
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.2 14.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 32.2 33.5
Steering Type Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.9 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 17.0
Tires
Front Tire Size P185/65R14 P175/70SR13
Spare Tire Size Compact T115/70D14
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P185/65R14 P175/70SR13
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2478 2478
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 13 x 5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 13 x 5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact 14 x 4
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.3 6.3
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 70 70
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - (48 amp/hr) 306
Engine
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System MPFI MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 108 @ 4500 96 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 1.8L/109 1.5L/91
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 125 @ 6000 92 @ 5500
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24 25
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.11 4.058
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03 0.700
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.31 2.800
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.31 1.000
Trans Type 5 AT1
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.80 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again NA Electronic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.17 2.333
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.83 1.540
Trans Order Code NA NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Kia Sephia Mazda Protege
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 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) - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut w/Lower Control Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
 
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