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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 27 33 $11,931 $12,715
4-Door Sedan Manual
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Body Style

Transmission

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual 24 29 $9,846 $10,845
4-Door Sedan Automatic 21 30 $10,706 $11,820
4-Door Sedan Manual LS Pwr Pkg 24 29 $11,209 $12,445
4-Door Sedan Automatic LS Pwr Pkg 21 30 $12,069 $13,420
Pricing
Invoice Price
$11,931
$9,846
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$12,715
$10,845
Monthly Payment Estimate
$212 / month
$181 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 27 mpg 24 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 33 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 34.8 34.4
Front Head Room (in) 39.1 39.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 90.3 94.1
Second Hip Room (in) 52.9 54.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.4 53.8
Second Head Room (in) 36.8 37.7
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.8 54.2
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 43.3
Front Hip Room (in) 52.4 52.1
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.4 66.9
Track Width, Front (in) 58.0 57.7
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.1 6.1
Length, Overall (in) 174.4 174.4
Height, Overall (in) 56.0 55.5
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.0 57.3
Wheelbase (in) 105.0 100.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.1 10
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.1 x 0.87 10.12 x - TBD -
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 Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 7.88 x 1.5 7.87 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 12.5 13.2
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.1 3.1
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 18 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.5 32.2
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P185/65R14 P185/65HR14
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P185/65R14 P185/65HR14
Spare Tire Size T115/70D14 T115/70D15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2559 2478
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 14 x 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 14 x 4.0 15 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 14 x 5.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.4 6.3
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 450 540
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 85 70
Engine
Displacement 2.0L/122 1.8L/109
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 132 @ 5600 125 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System SMPI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 130 @ 4600 108 @ 4500
Engine Order Code ECB NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 27 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 33 29
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) 9.1 8.85
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.36 1.31
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.81 0.80
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again w/OD NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.42 3.17
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.95 1.83
Trans Order Code DD5 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.55 4.11
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 3.31
Summary
Vehicle Name Plymouth Neon Kia Sephia
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4dr Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.56 0.51
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Macpherson struts MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.79 0.67
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Chapman struts Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent
 
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