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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan I4 Manual 1.8 SULEV
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual SULEV 1.8 28 35 $12,335 $12,900
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual ULEV 1.8 28 35 $12,335 $12,900
4-Door Sedan I4 Automatic SULEV 1.8 28 34 $13,100 $13,700
4-Door Sedan I4 Automatic ULEV 1.8 28 34 $13,100 $13,700
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual SULEV 1.8 S 28 35 $13,858 $14,900
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual ULEV 1.8 S 28 35 $13,858 $14,900
4-Door Sedan I4 Automatic SULEV 1.8 S 28 34 $14,602 $15,700
4-Door Sedan I4 Automatic ULEV 1.8 S 28 34 $14,602 $15,700
4-Door Sedan I4 Automatic LEV SE-R 23 28 $16,555 $17,800
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual LEV SE-R Spec V 23 29 $16,741 $18,000
4-Door Sedan Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual 25 31 $9,800 $10,195
4-Door Sedan Automatic 24 31 $10,660 $11,095
4-Door Wagon Manual Cinco 25 31 $11,225 $11,700
4-Door Wagon Automatic Cinco 24 31 $12,045 $12,725
Pricing
Invoice Price
$12,335
$9,800
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$12,900
$10,195
Monthly Payment Estimate
$215 / month
$170 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 28 mpg 25 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 35 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Sub-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 52.3 53.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.5 53.2
Second Head Room (in) 37.0 37.7
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.6 52.8
Front Leg Room (in) 41.6 42.4
Front Hip Room (in) 52.1 51.6
Second Leg Room (in) 33.7 31.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) 88.5 88.3
Front Head Room (in) 39.9 39.5
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.3 6.0
Length, Overall (in) 177.5 166.9
Height, Overall (in) 55.5 56.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.3 56.5
Wheelbase (in) 99.8 94.9
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.3 66.1
Track Width, Front (in) 58.1 56.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 11.6 9.2
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake Type Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) - TBD - 7.87 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.12 x 0.87 9.0 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.2 11.9
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.48 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.7 30.8
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.01 3.9
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P195/60HR15 P175/65R14
Spare Tire Size Temporary NA
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/60HR15 P175/65R14
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2513 2403
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) Temporary NA
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 14 x 5.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 14 x 5.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.1 6.3
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 80 80
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 540
Engine
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System SMPI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 129 @ 2400 104 @ 4700
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 1.8L/110 1.6L/97
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 126 @ 6000 104 @ 5800
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 28 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 35 31
Transmission
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.21 3.27
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.96 1.90
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.18 4.17
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.93 0.97
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.33 3.42
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.29 1.30
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.76 0.78
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4dr Sedan
Vehicle Name Nissan Sentra Kia Rio
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Beam Semi-Indep
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Torsion Beam
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
 
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