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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan SE
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe GT 20 29 $20,386 $22,280
2-Door Coupe GT1 20 29 $21,529 $23,530
4-Door Sedan SE 26 37 $15,619 $17,070
4-Door Sedan SE1 26 37 $17,892 $19,555
4-Door Sedan SE2 20 29 $19,974 $21,830
4-Door Sedan GT 20 29 $20,386 $22,280
4-Door Sedan GT1 20 29 $21,529 $23,530
4-Door Wagon
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Wagon 22 29 $16,416 $17,490
4-Door Wagon Touring 22 29 $18,031 $19,265
4-Door Wagon Limited 22 29 $20,070 $21,505
4-Door Wagon GT 21 27 $23,669 $25,460
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,619
$16,416
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,070
$17,490
Monthly Payment Estimate
$285 / month
$292 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating Read Our Full Review
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 26 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 37 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 35.5 40.9
Front Head Room (in) 38.3 39.2
Passenger Volume (ft³) 90.0 99.6
Second Hip Room (in) 52.4 46.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.6 54.5
Second Head Room (in) 37.6 39.5
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
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 23.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.4 67.1
Track Width, Front (in) 59.0 58.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 6.5
Length, Overall (in) 186.3 168.8
Height, Overall (in) 55.1 61.8
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.1 58.2
Wheelbase (in) 107.0 103.0
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.6 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) - 19.0
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) - 64.2
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 -
Brakes
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
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14 15.0
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.5 3.1
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
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
Tires
Rear Tire Size P205/65R15 P195/65TR15
Rear Tire Order Code QMR N/A
Front Tire Size P205/65R15 P195/65TR15
Spare Tire Size - TBD - Compact
Front Tire Order Code QMR N/A
Spare Tire Order Code NA N/A
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3066 3184
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 6.0
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
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.0 7.4
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105 120
Engine
Displacement 2.2L/134 2.4L/148
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 140 @ 5600 150 @ 5500
Engine Type Gas 4-Cyl Gas I4
Fuel System SFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 150 @ 4000 162 @ 4000
Engine Order Code L61 EDZ
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 26 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 37 29
Transmission
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
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.02 1.95
Trans Order Code MM5 DD5
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.94 3.94
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
Summary
Vehicle Name Pontiac Grand Am Chrysler PT Cruiser
Body Style 4 Door Sedan Small Wagon
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.60 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.94 .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
 
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