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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Manual 22 28 $16,437 $18,359
2-Door Coupe Automatic 21 27 $17,153 $19,159
2-Door Coupe Manual SE 22 28 $19,695 $21,999
2-Door Coupe Automatic SE 21 27 $20,411 $22,799
2-Door Coupe Manual LE 22 28 $21,888 $24,449
2-Door Coupe Automatic LE 21 27 $22,605 $25,249
2-Door Coupe 2.3L Manual Base
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 2.3L Manual Base 25 31 $20,158 $22,310
2-Door Coupe 2.3L Manual Premium 25 31 $21,107 $23,360
2-Door Coupe 3.0L Base 20 28 $22,869 $25,310
2-Door Coupe 3.0L Premium 20 28 $24,090 $26,660
2-Door Coupe 2.3L Automatic Base 23 29 $20,881 $23,110
2-Door Coupe 2.3L Automatic Premium 23 29 $21,830 $24,160
Pricing
Invoice Price
$16,437
$20,158
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,359
$22,310
Monthly Payment Estimate
$306 / month
$372 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 25 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 28 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mini-Compact Sub-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 34.3 35.9
Passenger Capacity 4 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 50.4 53.1
Front Leg Room (in) 42.6 42.9
Front Hip Room (in) 51.0 51.6
Second Leg Room (in) 21.7 31.0
Front Head Room (in) 38.3 37.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 70.8 84.7
Second Hip Room (in) 42.2 47.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.0 54.4
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.5 4.33
Length, Overall (in) 177.2 190.0
Height, Overall (in) 51.0 54.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.9 59.1
Wheelbase (in) 99.4 106.9
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - -TBD-
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.1 70.1
Track Width, Front (in) 58.3 59.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 8.5 11.98
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.1 x 0.35 10.2 x 0.4
Brake Type Power Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.0 x 0.87 10.2 x 0.9
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System NA Four-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.2 17.2
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.2 17.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 31.5 39.04
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.1 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 34.6 -TBD-
Tires
Front Tire Size P195/60HR15 P205/55R16
Spare Tire Size T125/70D15 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/60HR15 P205/55R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
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) 2741 3062
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 4.0 Compact
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 16 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 16 x 6.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.1 7.3
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 80 80
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 356 -TBD-
Engine
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System SFI PGM-FI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 160 @ 4400 152 @ 4800
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.4L/146 2.3L/138
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 155 @ 5600 150 @ 5700
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 25
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.90 1.807
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.08 4.062
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.903
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.32 3.285
Clutch Size (in) 8.86 -TBD-
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.31 1.193
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.76 0.685
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.38 3.000
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Nissan 240SX Acura CL
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.06 1.07
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link Double-Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 25 -TBD-
Suspension Type - Front Independent Strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA 0.59
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Double-Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 30 -TBD-
 
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