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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 24 33 $13,079 $13,960
4-Door Sedan GS 24 33 $13,525 $14,775
4-Door Sedan LS 20 29 $14,749 $16,150
4-Door Sedan DX Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual DX 25 32 $13,343 $15,100
4-Door Sedan Automatic DX 23 30 $14,050 $15,900
4-Door Sedan Automatic Value Pkg 23 30 $15,016 $16,995
4-Door Sedan Manual LX 25 32 $16,073 $18,190
4-Door Sedan Automatic LX 23 30 $16,779 $18,990
4-Door Sedan Automatic w/ABS LX 23 30 $17,530 $19,840
4-Door Sedan Automatic Special Edition 23 30 $18,026 $20,400
4-Door Sedan Manual EX 25 31 $18,291 $20,700
4-Door Sedan Automatic EX 23 31 $18,998 $21,500
4-Door Sedan Manual w/Leather EX 25 31 $19,307 $21,850
4-Door Sedan Automatic V6 LX 19 25 $19,882 $22,500
4-Door Sedan Automatic w/Leather EX 23 31 $20,014 $22,650
4-Door Sedan Automatic V6 EX 19 25 $22,179 $25,100
Pricing
Invoice Price
$13,079
$13,343
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$13,960
$15,100
Monthly Payment Estimate
$233 / month
$252 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 24 mpg 25 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 33 mpg 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 36.7 37.6
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.3 54.3
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 42.7
Front Hip Room (in) 50.7 52.6
Second Leg Room (in) 34.4 34.3
Front Head Room (in) 39.0 39.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 89.4 94.7
Second Hip Room (in) 45.5 51.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.9 55.7
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in) 183.5 185.6
Height, Overall (in) 54.5 55.1
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.5 59.1
Wheelbase (in) 106.5 106.9
Liftover Height (in) 25.8 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.1 70.1
Track Width, Front (in) 59.2 59.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 6.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.9 13.0
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 8.0 x 1.5 8.66 x 1.38
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.24 x 0.94 10.2 x 0.91
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5 17.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.5 36.1
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.78 3.11
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 38.4 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.52 16.3
Tires
Front Tire Size P185/70R14 P185/70R14
Spare Tire Size T135/80R15 Compact
Front Tire Order Code T72 NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P185/70R14 P185/70R14
Rear Tire Order Code T72 NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2831 2855
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 14 x 5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 14 x 5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x - TBD - - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.0 7.3
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130 80
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 650 - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System SEFI PGM-FI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 130 @ 4000 139 @ 4200
Engine Order Code 993 NA
Displacement 2.0L/121 2.2L/132
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 125 @ 5500 130 @ 5300
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 33 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24 25
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.84 4.062
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03 0.903
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.42 3.307
Clutch Size (in) 9.5 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.45 1.185
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.77 0.685
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.46 3.000
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.14 1.809
Trans Order Code 445 NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Mercury Mystique Honda Accord Sdn
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.79 0.87
Suspension Type - Rear Indep Quadralink Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 45 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.63 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 48 - TBD -
 
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