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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 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
$8,996
$14,982
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$9,995
$16,390
Monthly Payment Estimate
$167 / 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 31 mpg 35 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 34.4 34.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 94.1 90.2
Front Head Room (in) 39.6 39.0
Second Hip Room (in) 54.0 45.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.8 53.9
Second Head Room (in) 37.7 36.7
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.2 53.3
Front Leg Room (in) 43.3 42.4
Front Hip Room (in) 52.1 50.7
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 25.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.9 69.1
Track Width, Front (in) 57.7 59.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.1 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 174.4 184.8
Height, Overall (in) 55.5 54.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.3 58.5
Wheelbase (in) 100.8 106.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 10.4 13.9
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 9.53 x - TBD - 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 Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 7.87 x - TBD - 8.0 x 1.5
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.2 14.5
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.9 2.78
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 38.4
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 14.52
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 32.2 36.5
Steering Type Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P185/65R14 P185/70R14
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P185/65R14 P185/70R14
Spare Tire Size Compact T135/80R15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2478 2805
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 14 x 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact 15 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 14 x 5.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.3 7.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - (48 amp/hr) 590
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 70 130
Engine
Displacement 1.8L/109 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 125 @ 6000 125 @ 5500
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System MPFI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 108 @ 4500 130 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA 993
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 35
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - 9.5
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.31 1.45
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.80 0.77
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.17 3.46
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.83 2.14
Trans Order Code NA 445
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.11 2.96
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03 1.03
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.31 3.42
Summary
Vehicle Name Kia Sephia Mercury Mystique
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan GS
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.63
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 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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