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Selected Style 3-Door Coupe I4
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Body Style

Engine

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door Coupe I4 23 34 $15,213 $16,520
3-Door Coupe V6 Base 21 30 $15,663 $17,020
3-Door Coupe V6 Sport 21 30 $16,113 $17,520
3-Door Coupe V6 Sport Premium 21 30 $17,013 $18,520
3-Door Coupe V6 Sport Ultimate 21 30 $18,273 $19,920
2-Door Coupe SE
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe SE 23 33 $13,518 $14,615
4-Door Sedan SE 23 33 $14,295 $15,455
2-Door Coupe GT 25 33 $15,868 $17,155
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,213
$13,518
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,520
$14,615
Monthly Payment Estimate
$275 / month
$244 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 23 mpg 23 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 34 mpg 33 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Subcompact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 46.1 49.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.9 54.1
Second Head Room (in) 34.7 36.6
Passenger Capacity 4 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 51.3 54.8
Front Leg Room (in) 42.6 42.1
Front Hip Room (in) 51.2 48.7
Second Leg Room (in) 33.2 32.6
Front Head Room (in) 37.8 37.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 84.2 87.2
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.3 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 185.0 182.0
Height, Overall (in) 52.2 53.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.7 56.4
Wheelbase (in) 106.4 104.1
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 27.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.6 68.4
Track Width, Front (in) 59.3 57.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.5 12.4
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) 8.0 x 1.5 7.87 x 1.77
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.25 x 0.94 10.2 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.5 14.1
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.5 14.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.0 35.6
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.62 2.7
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code N/A NA
Front Tire Size P205/60R15 P195/70R14
Spare Tire Size T125/90R15 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code N/A NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P205/60R15 P195/70R14
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2861 2606
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.5 14 x 6
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.5 14 x 6
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.0 9.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105 105
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 590 - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas L4
Fuel System SMPI SPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 130 @ 4000 135 @ 3600
Engine Order Code NA LN2
Displacement 2.0L/121 2.2L/134
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 125 @ 5500 115 @ 5000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 34 33
Transmission
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.46 3.31
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.14 2.02
Trans Order Code NA MM5
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.82 3.94
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03 0.98
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.42 3.58
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.45 1.35
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.77 0.69
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Summary
Body Style 3 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Mercury Cougar Pontiac Sunfire
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) NA NA
Suspension Type - Rear Indep Quadralink Trailing Arm
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.63 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
 
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