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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan SE
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
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
2-Door Coupe GT 20 29 $19,846 $21,690
4-Door Sedan GT 20 29 $19,846 $21,690
2-Door Coupe GT1 20 29 $20,990 $22,940
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 Wagon 2.0L Manual SX 26 32 $14,401 $14,999
4-Door Sedan 2.0L Manual w/ABS GS 26 32 $14,573 $15,199
4-Door Wagon 2.0L Manual w/ABS SX 26 32 $14,861 $15,499
4-Door Sedan 2.0L Automatic GS 26 31 $15,073 $15,699
4-Door Wagon 2.0L Automatic SX 26 31 $15,361 $15,999
4-Door Sedan 2.0L Automatic w/ABS GS 26 31 $15,533 $16,199
4-Door Wagon 2.0L Automatic w/ABS SX 26 31 $15,821 $16,499
4-Door Sedan 2.0L Automatic AWD GS 24 28 $16,033 $16,699
4-Door Wagon 2.0L Automatic AWD SX 24 28 $16,321 $16,999
4-Door Sedan 2.0L Automatic AWD w/ABS GS 24 28 $16,493 $17,199
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
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 25 mpg 26 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 33 mpg 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
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
Passenger Volume (ft³) 90.8 90
Front Head Room (in) 38.3 40.7
Second Hip Room (in) 52.4 49.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.6 53.7
Exterior Dimensions
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
Track Width, Front (in) 59.0 57.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.6 14.6
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 Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 7.9 x - TBD - - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.9 x - TBD - - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.1 13.2
Steering
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
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
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
Rear Tire Order Code QCD NA
Trailering
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
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3066 2604
Wheels
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
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 14 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10 7.4
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105 80
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 700
Engine
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
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 140 @ 5600 141 @ 5700
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 33 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 25 26
Transmission
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
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 0.82
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4dr Sedan
Vehicle Name Pontiac Grand Am Suzuki Aerio
Suspension
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
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
 
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