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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan SE
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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 Sedan S 2.0L Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 2.0L Manual S 26 32 $12,961 $13,499
4-Door Sedan 2.0L Automatic S 26 31 $13,921 $14,499
4-Door Sedan 2.0L Manual GS 26 32 $14,113 $14,699
4-Door Sedan 2.0L Automatic GS 26 31 $15,073 $15,699
4-Door Sedan 2.0L Manual w/ABS GS 26 32 $14,573 $15,199
4-Door Sedan 2.0L Automatic w/ABS GS 26 31 $15,533 $16,199
4-Door Sedan 2.0L Automatic AWD GS 24 28 $16,033 $16,699
4-Door Sedan 2.0L Automatic AWD w/ABS GS 24 28 $16,493 $17,199
4-Door Wagon 2.0L Manual SX 26 32 $14,401 $14,999
4-Door Wagon 2.0L Automatic SX 26 31 $15,361 $15,999
4-Door Wagon 2.0L Manual w/ABS SX 26 32 $14,861 $15,499
4-Door Wagon 2.0L Automatic w/ABS SX 26 31 $15,821 $16,499
4-Door Wagon 2.0L Automatic AWD SX 24 28 $16,321 $16,999
4-Door Wagon 2.0L Automatic AWD w/ABS SX 24 28 $16,781 $17,499
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,619
$12,961
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,070
$13,499
Monthly Payment Estimate
$285 / month
$225 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating Read Our Full Review
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 25 mpg 26 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 33 mpg 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 52.4 49.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.6 53.7
Second Head Room (in) 37.6 37.6
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.8 52.9
Front Leg Room (in) 42.1 41.4
Front Hip Room (in) 52.6 48.8
Second Leg Room (in) 35.5 36.0
Front Head Room (in) 38.3 40.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 90.8 90
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 59.0 57.1
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 5.9
Length, Overall (in) 186.3 171.3
Height, Overall (in) 55.1 60.8
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.1 56.9
Wheelbase (in) 107.0 97.6
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.4 67.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.6 14.6
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.9 x - TBD - - 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 Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 7.9 x - TBD - - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.1 13.2
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.7 16.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.1 32.8
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.5 3.11
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code QCD NA
Front Tire Size P215/60R15 P185/65R14
Spare Tire Size - TBD - T125/70D15
Front Tire Order Code QCD NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/60R15 P185/65R14
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3066 2604
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 14 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 14 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10 7.4
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 700
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105 80
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 140 @ 5600 141 @ 5700
Engine Type Gas 4-Cyl Gas L4
Fuel System SFI NA
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 150 @ 4000 135 @ 3000
Engine Order Code L61 NA
Displacement 2.2L/134 2.0L/122
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 25 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 33 32
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 0.82
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.31 3.25
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.02 1.90
Trans Order Code MM5 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.94 3.72
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 3.55
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.35 1.31
Trans Type 5 5
Summary
Vehicle Name Pontiac Grand Am Suzuki Aerio
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4dr Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Tri-Link NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut NA
 
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