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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan Highline
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Body Style

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Highline 28 35 $11,661 $12,640
4-Door Sedan SE Sport
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Body Style

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan SE Sport 20 29 $15,501 $17,035
4-Door Sedan SVT 20 29 $20,725 $22,905
Pricing
Invoice Price
$11,661
$15,501
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$12,640
$17,035
Monthly Payment Estimate
$211 / month
$284 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 28 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 35 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 52.9 45.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.4 53.9
Second Head Room (in) 36.8 36.8
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.8 53.3
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 42.4
Front Hip Room (in) 52.4 50.7
Second Leg Room (in) 34.8 35.6
Front Head Room (in) 39.1 39.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) 90.3 89.6
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.1 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 174.4 185.3
Height, Overall (in) 56.0 54.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.0 58.5
Wheelbase (in) 105.0 106.5
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 25.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.4 69.1
Track Width, Front (in) 58.0 59.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.1 13.9
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) 7.88 x 1.5 8.0 x 1.5
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.1 x 0.87 10.24 x 0.94
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 12.5 15.0
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 18 14.54
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.5 37.3
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.1 2.71
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 39.0
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA T35
Front Tire Size P185/65R14 P205/60R15
Spare Tire Size - TBD - T135/80R15
Front Tire Order Code NA T35
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P185/65R14 P205/60R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 100
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2559 2603
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - 15 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 15 x 6.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.4 8.9
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 85 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 450 590
Engine
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System SMPI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 130 @ 4600 165 @ 4250
Engine Order Code ECB 99L
Displacement 2.0L/122 2.5L/155
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 132 @ 5600 170 @ 6250
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 28 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 35 29
Transmission
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.42 3.46
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.95 2.14
Trans Order Code DD5 445
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.55 4.06
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.97 1.03
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.54 3.42
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - 9.45
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.36 1.45
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.81 0.77
Trans Description Cont. Again w/OD NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Plymouth Neon Ford Contour
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 0.79
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Indep Quadralink
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Chapman struts w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 32
Suspension Type - Front Independent Indep MacPherson
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.63
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Macpherson struts w/Coil Springs
 
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