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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe GT
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe GT 20 29 $20,587 $22,500
2-Door Coupe GT1 20 29 $21,731 $23,750
ION 1 4-Door Sedan Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Quad Coupe Manual ION 2 26 35 $13,938 $14,930
Quad Coupe Automatic ION 2 24 32 $14,775 $15,830
Quad Coupe Manual ION 3 26 35 $15,566 $16,680
Quad Coupe Automatic ION 3 24 32 $16,403 $17,580
Quad Coupe Manual ION Red Line 23 29 $19,477 $20,885
4-Door Sedan Manual ION 1 26 35 $10,683 $11,430
4-Door Sedan Automatic ION 1 24 32 $11,595 $12,410
4-Door Sedan Manual ION 2 26 35 $13,427 $14,380
4-Door Sedan Automatic ION 2 24 32 $14,264 $15,280
4-Door Sedan Manual ION 3 26 35 $14,845 $15,905
4-Door Sedan Automatic ION 3 24 32 $15,682 $16,805
Pricing
Invoice Price
$20,587
$10,683
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$22,500
$11,430
Monthly Payment Estimate
$375 / month
$191 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 26 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 35 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 35.5 33.3
Front Head Room (in) 38.3 40.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) 90.0 93.0
Second Hip Room (in) 49.3 49.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.7 53.7
Second Head Room (in) 37.2 37.0
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.0 52.8
Front Leg Room (in) 42.1 42.2
Front Hip Room (in) 52.4 49.5
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.4 67.2
Track Width, Front (in) 59.0 58.8
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 186.3 184.5
Height, Overall (in) 55.1 57.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.1 58.4
Wheelbase (in) 107.0 103.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.6 14.7
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.9 x - TBD - 10.1 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - NA
Brake Type Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA 9.1 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14 13.2
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.7 16.6
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.7 35.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.5 3.5
Tires
Rear Tire Size P225/50R16 P185/70R14
Rear Tire Order Code QSK NA
Front Tire Size P225/50R16 P185/70R14
Spare Tire Size - TBD - Compact
Front Tire Order Code QSK NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 120
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3091 2722
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - 14 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - 14 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 12.5 6.9
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Displacement 3.4L/204 2.2L/134
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 175 @ 4800 140 @ 5800
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System SFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 205 @ 4000 145 @ 4400
Engine Order Code LA1 L61
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 35
Transmission
Trans Type 4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.69
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.14 3.31
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.62 2.02
Trans Order Code MX0 - TBD -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.29 3.84
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.68 0.98
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.95 3.58
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.35
Summary
Vehicle Name Pontiac Grand Am Saturn Ion
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.60 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut w/Stabilizer Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.94 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Semi-indep Torsion
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Tri-Link w/Stabilizer Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent Strut
 
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