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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 Pkg 24 31 $11,741 $13,325
4-Door Sedan Automatic LS Pwr Pkg 23 31 $12,601 $14,300
2-Door Coupe SE
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Body Style

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe SE 22 30 $14,758 $16,130
4-Door Sedan SE 22 30 $15,124 $16,530
2-Door Coupe GT 20 28 $17,558 $19,190
4-Door Sedan GT 20 28 $17,924 $19,590
2-Door Coupe SE1 22 30 $16,039 $17,530
2-Door Coupe SE2 20 28 $17,467 $19,090
4-Door Sedan SE1 20 28 $16,405 $17,930
4-Door Sedan SE2 20 28 $17,833 $19,490
2-Door Coupe GT1 20 28 $18,931 $20,690
4-Door Sedan GT1 20 28 $19,297 $21,090
Pricing
Invoice Price
$8,996
$14,758
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$9,995
$16,130
Monthly Payment Estimate
$167 / month
$269 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 24 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 31 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.2 55.0
Front Leg Room (in) 43.3 42.1
Front Hip Room (in) 52.1 52.4
Second Leg Room (in) 34.4 35.5
Front Head Room (in) 39.6 38.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 94.1 93.0
Second Hip Room (in) 54.0 49.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.8 53.7
Second Head Room (in) 37.7 37.2
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 55.5 55.1
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.3 59.1
Wheelbase (in) 100.8 107.0
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 30.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.9 70.4
Track Width, Front (in) 57.7 59.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.1 4.4
Length, Overall (in) 174.4 186.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 10.4 14.3
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 - 7.9 x 1.8
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 9.56 x - TBD - 10.8 x 1.0
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System NA 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.2 15.2
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 32.2 37.7
Steering Type Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.9 2.5
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 14.7
Tires
Spare Tire Size T115/70D15 T115/70D15
Front Tire Order Code NA QCD
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P185/65R14 P215/60R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA QCD
Front Tire Size P185/65R14 P215/60R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 1000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2478 3066
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 4.0 15 x 4
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.3 10.4
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 70 105
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - (48 amp/hr) 600
Engine
Fuel System MPFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 108 @ 4500 155 @ 4400
Engine Order Code NA LD9
Displacement 1.8L/109 2.4L/146
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 125 @ 6000 150 @ 5600
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas 4-Cyl
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24 22
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.11 3.42
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03 0.71
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.31 2.92
Clutch Size (in) 8.85 NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.31 1.00
Trans Type 5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.80 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA Electronic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 4.11 2.13
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.88 1.57
Trans Order Code NA MX0
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Kia Sephia Pontiac Grand Am
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link Tri-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 25
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.51 0.60
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.67 0.94
 
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