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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan DX Manual
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Transmission

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual DX 25 31 $12,097 $13,075
4-Door Sedan Automatic DX 25 30 $12,097 $13,075
4-Door Sedan Manual LX 25 31 $13,849 $14,975
4-Door Sedan Automatic LX 25 30 $13,849 $14,975
4-Door Sedan Manual ES 25 31 $14,517 $15,700
4-Door Sedan Automatic ES 25 30 $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
2-Door Coupe SE1 25 33 $16,996 $18,575
2-Door Coupe GT 20 29 $19,237 $21,025
2-Door Coupe GT1 20 29 $20,422 $22,320
4-Door Sedan SE 25 33 $15,678 $17,135
4-Door Sedan SE1 25 33 $16,996 $18,575
4-Door Sedan GT 20 29 $19,237 $21,025
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 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
Front Head Room (in) 39.3 38.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 92.6 90.8
Second Hip Room (in) 49.1 52.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.9 53.6
Second Head Room (in) 37.4 37.6
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Exterior Dimensions
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
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.7 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 175.3 186.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.9 14.6
Brakes
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
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System NA 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5 14.3
Steering
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 -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.0 14.7
Tires
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
Front Tire Size P195/55VR15 P215/60R15
Trailering
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 -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2494 3116
Wheels
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
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 4 - TBD -
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
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
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas 4-Cyl
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 25 25
Transmission
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
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
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Mazda Protege Pontiac Grand Am
Suspension
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 -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Strut Independent
 
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