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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
2-Door Coupe DE 1.5L Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 1.5L Manual DE 33 40 $9,842 $10,830
2-Door Coupe 1.8L Manual LS 29 36 $12,725 $14,330
2-Door Coupe 1.8L Automatic LS 26 33 $13,343 $15,010
2-Door Coupe 1.5L Automatic DE 28 36 $10,460 $11,550
4-Door Sedan 1.5L Automatic DE 28 36 $11,617 $13,070
4-Door Sedan 1.5L Manual DE 33 40 $10,998 $12,360
4-Door Sedan 1.8L Manual LS 29 36 $11,836 $13,300
4-Door Sedan 1.8L Automatic LS 26 33 $12,454 $13,980
Pricing
Invoice Price
$8,996
$9,842
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$9,995
$10,830
Monthly Payment Estimate
$167 / month
$181 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 24 mpg 33 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 31 mpg 40 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Sub-compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 34.4 31.1
Front Head Room (in) 39.6 38.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 94.1 85.6
Second Hip Room (in) 54.0 47.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.8 53.6
Second Head Room (in) 37.7 35.8
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.2 53.2
Front Leg Room (in) 43.3 43.0
Front Hip Room (in) 52.1 53.2
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.9 66.5
Track Width, Front (in) 57.7 57.1
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.1 4.9
Length, Overall (in) 174.4 168.1
Height, Overall (in) 55.5 52.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.3 57.5
Wheelbase (in) 100.8 95.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 10.4 11.5
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 9.53 x - TBD - 9.2 x 0.7
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 x 1.4
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.2 13.2
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.9 3.2
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 34.8
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 16.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 32.2 32.8
Steering Type Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P185/65R14 P175/70R13
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P185/65R14 P175/70R13
Spare Tire Size Compact T105/70D14
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2478 2125
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 13 x 5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact 14 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 13 x 5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.3 4.4
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - (48 amp/hr) 420
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 70 80
Engine
Displacement 1.8L/109 1.5L/89.5
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 125 @ 6000 92 @ 5500
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System MPFI MFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 108 @ 4500 93 @ 3000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 40
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - 7.874
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.31 1.343
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.80 0.804
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.17 3.416
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.83 1.947
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.11 3.714
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03 0.976
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.31 3.583
Summary
Vehicle Name Kia Sephia Mitsubishi Mirage
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link w/Trailing Arm
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent MacPherson Strut
 
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