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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan SE
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Trim

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
5-Door Wagon Std Manual (GS)
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Wagon Manual Std 29 36 $13,568 $14,670
4-Door Wagon Automatic Std 28 33 $14,308 $15,470
4-Door Wagon Manual XR 29 36 $14,641 $16,180
4-Door Wagon Automatic XR 28 33 $15,365 $16,980
4-Door Wagon Automatic AWD Std 26 31 $15,831 $17,115
4-Door Wagon Automatic AWD XR 26 31 $16,691 $18,445
4-Door Wagon 6-Speed Manual XRS 25 30 $16,968 $18,750
4-Door Wagon Automatic XRS 26 30 $17,492 $19,330
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,619
$13,568
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,070
$14,670
Monthly Payment Estimate
$285 / month
$245 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating Read Our Full Review
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 25 mpg 29 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 33 mpg 36 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Small Station Wagon
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 52.4 47.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.6 53.2
Second Head Room (in) 37.6 39.8
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.8 52.6
Front Leg Room (in) 42.1 41.8
Front Hip Room (in) 52.6 51.7
Second Leg Room (in) 35.5 36.3
Front Head Room (in) 38.3 40.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 90.8 96.2
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 59.0 59.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 5.9
Length, Overall (in) 186.3 171.3
Height, Overall (in) 55.1 60.6
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.1 58.9
Wheelbase (in) 107.0 102.4
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.4 69.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.6 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) - 53.2
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) - 21.8
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.9 x - TBD - 10.8 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 Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 7.9 x - TBD - 9.0 x - 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 19.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.1 36.7
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.5 3.36
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code QCD NA
Front Tire Size P215/60R15 P205/55R16
Spare Tire Size - TBD - Compact
Front Tire Order Code QCD NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/60R15 P205/55R16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A 150
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3066 2679
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10 6.9
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 140 @ 5600 130 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas 4-Cyl Gas I4
Fuel System SFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 150 @ 4000 126 @ 4200
Engine Order Code L61 NA
Displacement 2.2L/134 1.8L/110
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 25 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 33 36
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 0.73
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 3.94
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.98 0.89
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.58 3.17
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.35 1.31
Trans Type 5 5
Summary
Vehicle Name Pontiac Grand Am Toyota Matrix
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 5 Door Wagon
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) NA 0.95
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Tri-Link w/Stabilizer Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA 0.79
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut w/Stabilizer Bar
 
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