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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan DX Manual
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Automatic DX 25 30 $12,097 $13,075
4-Door Sedan Manual DX 25 31 $12,097 $13,075
4-Door Sedan Automatic LX 25 30 $13,849 $14,975
4-Door Sedan Manual LX 25 31 $13,849 $14,975
4-Door Sedan Automatic ES 25 30 $14,517 $15,700
4-Door Sedan Manual ES 25 31 $14,517 $15,700
4-Door Sedan SE
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe SE 25 33 $15,678 $17,135
4-Door Sedan SE 25 33 $15,678 $17,135
2-Door Coupe SE1 25 33 $16,996 $18,575
4-Door Sedan SE1 25 33 $16,996 $18,575
2-Door Coupe GT 20 29 $19,237 $21,025
4-Door Sedan GT 20 29 $19,237 $21,025
2-Door Coupe GT1 20 29 $20,422 $22,320
4-Door Sedan GT1 20 29 $20,422 $22,320
Pricing
Invoice Price
$12,097
$15,678
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$13,075
$17,135
Monthly Payment Estimate
$218 / month
$286 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 25 mpg 25 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 31 mpg 33 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 37.4 37.6
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.4 52.8
Front Leg Room (in) 42.2 42.1
Front Hip Room (in) 51.7 52.6
Second Leg Room (in) 35.4 35.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 92.6 90.8
Front Head Room (in) 39.3 38.3
Second Hip Room (in) 49.1 52.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.9 53.6
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.7 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 175.3 186.3
Height, Overall (in) 55.5 55.1
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.9 59.1
Wheelbase (in) 102.8 107.0
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.1 70.4
Track Width, Front (in) 57.9 59.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.9 14.6
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System NA 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake Type Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 7.9 x 1.4 7.9 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.2 x 0.9 10.9 x 1.02
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5 14.3
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.0 14.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.1 35.1
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.7 2.5
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size P195/55VR15 P215/60R15
Spare Tire Size T115/70D15 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA -QCD
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/55VR15 P215/60R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA -QCD
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2494 3116
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 4 - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 6.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.5 10.0
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 80 105
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas 4-Cyl
Fuel System MPFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 135 @ 4000 145 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA L61
Displacement 2.0L/121 2.2L/134
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 130 @ 6000 138 @ 5600
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 25 25
Transmission
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.17 - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.84 2.02
Trans Order Code NA MM5
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.10 3.94
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.97 0.98
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.31 3.58
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.31 1.35
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.76 0.68
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Mazda Protege Pontiac Grand Am
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Strut Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Tri-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
 
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