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4-Door Sedan Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual 23 29 $8,996 $9,995
4-Door Sedan Manual Repak 23 29 $9,196 $10,195
4-Door Sedan Automatic 22 32 $9,856 $10,970
4-Door Sedan Manual LS 23 29 $9,791 $10,995
4-Door Sedan Automatic Repak 22 32 $10,056 $11,170
4-Door Sedan Manual LS Pwr Pkg Repak 23 29 $10,559 $11,795
4-Door Sedan Automatic LS 22 32 $10,651 $11,970
4-Door Sedan Automatic LS Pwr Pkg Repak 22 32 $11,419 $12,770
4-Door Sedan Manual LS Pwr Pkg 23 29 $11,741 $13,325
4-Door Sedan Automatic LS Pwr Pkg 22 32 $12,601 $14,300
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4-Door Sedan SE Sport
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan SE Sport 20 29 $15,501 $17,035
4-Door Sedan SVT 20 29 $20,725 $22,905
Pricing
Invoice Price
$8,996
$15,501
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$9,995
$17,035
Monthly Payment Estimate
$167 / month
$284 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
23 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
34.4 35.6
Front Head Room (in)
39.6 39.0
Passenger Volume (ft³)
94.1 89.6
Second Hip Room (in)
54.0 45.5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.8 53.9
Second Head Room (in)
37.7 36.8
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
Track Width, Front (in)
57.7 59.2
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.1 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
174.4 185.3
Height, Overall (in)
55.5 54.4
Track Width, Rear (in)
57.3 58.5
Wheelbase (in)
100.8 106.5
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - 25.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
66.9 69.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
10 13.9
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
9.56 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 Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
7.87 x - TBD - 8.0 x 1.5
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.2 15.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 39.0
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - 14.54
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
32.2 37.3
Steering Type
Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.9 2.71
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA T35
Front Tire Size
P185/65R14 P205/60R15
Spare Tire Size
T115/70D15 T135/80R15
Front Tire Order Code
NA T35
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P185/65R14 P205/60R15
Trailering
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
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2478 2603
Wheels
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 - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
14 x 5.5 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
6.3 8.9
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 590
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
70 130
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
125 @ 6000 170 @ 6250
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System
MPFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
108 @ 4500 165 @ 4250
Engine Order Code
NA 99L
Displacement
1.8L/109 2.5L/155
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
23 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 29
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.80 0.77
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.11 3.46
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.83 2.14
Trans Order Code
NA 445
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.11 4.06
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
Clutch Size (in)
8.85 9.45
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.31 1.45
Trans Type
5 5
Summary
Vehicle Name
Kia Sephia Ford Contour
Body Style
4dr Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.51 0.63
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
MacPherson Strut w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.67 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 Indep MacPherson

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