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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan SE
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Body Style

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe GT 20 29 $19,846 $21,690
2-Door Coupe GT1 20 29 $20,990 $22,940
4-Door Sedan SE 25 33 $15,619 $17,070
4-Door Sedan SE1 25 33 $17,284 $18,890
4-Door Sedan SE2 20 29 $19,434 $21,240
4-Door Sedan GT 20 29 $19,846 $21,690
4-Door Sedan GT1 20 29 $20,990 $22,940
4-Door Wagon
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Wagon 21 29 $16,088 $17,130
4-Door Wagon Touring 21 29 $17,858 $19,075
4-Door Wagon Limited 21 29 $19,897 $21,315
4-Door Wagon GT 21 29 $21,284 $22,840
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,619
$16,088
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,070
$17,130
Monthly Payment Estimate
$285 / month
$286 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 25 mpg 21 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 33 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 37.6 39.6
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.8 53.9
Front Leg Room (in) 42.1 40.6
Front Hip Room (in) 52.6 50.2
Second Leg Room (in) 35.5 40.9
Front Head Room (in) 38.3 39.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 90.8 107.0
Second Hip Room (in) 52.4 54.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.6 54.6
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 6.5
Length, Overall (in) 186.3 168.8
Height, Overall (in) 55.1 63.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.1 58.2
Wheelbase (in) 107.0 103.0
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 23.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.4 67.1
Track Width, Front (in) 59.0 58.3
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.6 -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) - NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) - - TBD -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - - TBD -
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 7.9 x - TBD - 8.66 x 1.57
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.9 x - TBD - 10.94 x 0.9
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.1 15.0
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.7 17.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.1 36.7
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.5 3.1
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size P215/60R15 P195/65R15
Spare Tire Size - TBD - T125/70R15
Front Tire Order Code QCD NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/60R15 P195/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code QCD NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3066 3049
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - 15 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 6.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10 7.4
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105 120
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 510
Engine
Engine Type Gas 4-Cyl Gas I4
Fuel System SFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 150 @ 4000 162 @ 4000
Engine Order Code L61 EDZ
Displacement 2.2L/134 2.4L/148
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 140 @ 5600 150 @ 5600
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 33 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 25 21
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.02 1.96
Trans Order Code MM5 DD5
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.94 3.45
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.98 0.97
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.58 3.50
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - 8.98
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.35 1.36
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 0.81
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.31 3.42
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan Small Wagon
Vehicle Name Pontiac Grand Am Chrysler PT Cruiser
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) NA .95
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Tri-Link w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 25
Suspension Type - Front Independent McPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 32
 
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