Compare 2003 Pontiac Grand Am vs 2003 Suzuki Aerio

2003 Pontiac Grand Am
2003 Suzuki Aerio
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4-Door Sedan SE
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
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4-Door Sedan 2.0L Manual S
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
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
25 mpg 26 mpg
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
Front Head Room (in)
38.3 40.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
90.8 90
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
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 -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System
NA NA
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
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
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.31 3.25
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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