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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan LX Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual EX 25 33 $13,760 $14,695
4-Door Sedan Automatic EX 25 34 $14,660 $15,695
4-Door Sedan Manual SX 25 33 $14,980 $15,995
4-Door Sedan Automatic SX 25 34 $15,920 $16,995
5-Door HB Spectra5 Manual 25 33 $14,980 $15,995
5-Door HB Spectra5 Automatic 25 34 $15,920 $16,995
4-Door Sedan Manual LX 25 33 $12,345 $12,895
4-Door Sedan I4 S
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan I4 S 23 31 $16,017 $17,145
4-Door Sedan I4 SE 23 31 $16,525 $17,900
4-Door Sedan I4 SEL 23 31 $17,502 $18,985
4-Door Sedan V6 SE 21 29 $18,978 $20,625
4-Door Sedan V6 SEL 21 29 $19,954 $21,710
Pricing
Invoice Price
$12,345
$16,017
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$12,895
$17,145
Monthly Payment Estimate
$215 / month
$286 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 25 mpg 23 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 33 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Midsize Mid-Size Sedan
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 52.4 54.0
Second Leg Room (in) 35.4 37.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) 97.0 100.0
Front Head Room (in) 40.0 38.7
Second Hip Room (in) 53.9 53.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.1 57.4
Second Head Room (in) 38.2 37.8
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.9 56.5
Front Leg Room (in) 42.8 42.3
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.5 61.3
Wheelbase (in) 102.8 107.4
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 28.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.3 72.2
Track Width, Front (in) 58.9 61.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.3 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 176.4 190.2
Height, Overall (in) 57.9 57.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.2 15.8
Brakes
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) - TBD - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.8 x 1.0 - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5 17.5
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.8 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 13.7 16.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 33.2 38.7
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/60R15 P205/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P195/60R15 P205/60R16
Spare Tire Size Compact - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) - TBD - 3151
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 16 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 16 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 540 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 90 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 136 @ 4500 156 @ 4250
Engine Order Code NA 99Z
Displacement 2.0L/121 2.3L/140
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 138 @ 6000 160 @ 6250
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System MPFI SMPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 33 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 25 23
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.62 3.31
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.39 1.23
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.84 0.76
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.25 3.17
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.05 1.84
Trans Order Code NA 445
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.84 4.39
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.06 0.97
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual
Summary
Vehicle Name Kia Spectra Ford Fusion
Body Style 4dr Sdn 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.63
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 0.94
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link NA
 
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