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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe Manual Trans
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Manual Trans 20 26 $24,663 $26,370
2-Door Coupe Manual Trans Enthusiast 20 26 $26,219 $28,350
2-Door Coupe Automatic Trans Enthusiast 19 26 $27,115 $29,320
2-Door Coupe Manual Trans Performance 20 26 $28,235 $30,530
2-Door Coupe Automatic Trans Touring 19 26 $29,308 $31,690
2-Door Coupe Manual Trans Touring 20 26 $30,431 $33,280
2-Door Coupe Manual Trans Track 20 26 $31,254 $34,180
3-Door Sport Coupe Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door Sport Coupe Manual 27 33 $18,215 $19,975
3-Door Sport Coupe Automatic 24 33 $19,034 $20,875
3-Door Sport Coupe Manual w/Leather 27 33 $19,193 $21,050
3-Door Sport Coupe Automatic w/Leather 24 33 $20,013 $21,950
3-Door Sport Coupe Type S 24 31 $21,215 $23,270
Pricing
Invoice Price
$24,663
$18,215
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$26,370
$19,975
Monthly Payment Estimate
$440 / month
$333 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 27 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 26 mpg 33 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Subcompact Sub-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 53.9 51.1
Front Head Room (in) 38.2 37.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 50.5 79.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.6 52.6
Passenger Capacity 2 4
Front Leg Room (in) 42.6 43.1
Second Leg Room (in) - 29.2
Second Hip Room (in) - 46.7
Second Head Room (in) - 30.1
Second Shoulder Room (in) - 51.3
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 60.4 58.5
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 6.0
Length, Overall (in) 169.6 172.2
Height, Overall (in) 51.9 54.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.8 58.5
Wheelbase (in) 104.3 101.2
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.5 67.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 6.8 17.8
Brakes
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.65 x 9.5 10.3 x 0.82
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.50 x 0.63 10.2 x 0.35
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 20 13.2
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.6 2.64
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 37.27 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.9 15.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.33 38.1
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code - TBD - NA
Rear Tire Size 235/50WR17 P205/55R16
Rear Tire Order Code - TBD - NA
Front Tire Size P225/50WR17 P205/55R16
Spare Tire Size Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code - TBD - NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3188 2721
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8.0 16" x 6.5"
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 16" x 6.5"
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 5.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 110
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 274 @ 4800 141 @ 4000
Engine Order Code VQ35DE NA
Displacement 3.5L/213 2.0L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 287 @ 6200 160 @ 6500
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System SMPI PGM-FI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 27
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.79 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.79 3.267
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.62 1.212
Trans Type 6 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.738
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.45 3.583
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.32 1.880
Trans Order Code - TBD - NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.54 4.389
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.27 0.921
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Summary
Vehicle Name Nissan 350Z Acura RSX
Body Style 2dr Coupe 3 Door Coupe
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.75
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/stabilizer bar w/Control Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 0.90
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Double-Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/stabilizer bar w/Coil Springs
 
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