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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe SE
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Body Style

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe SE 25 37 $11,154 $12,059
4-Door Sedan SE 25 37 $11,284 $12,199
2-Door Convertible SE 25 34 $17,481 $18,899
2-Door Coupe GT 23 33 $12,690 $13,719
2-Door Coupe
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Body Style

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 25 37 $10,376 $10,980
2-Door Coupe Z24 23 33 $13,235 $14,465
4-Door Sedan LS 25 34 $12,376 $13,380
4-Door Sedan 25 37 $10,565 $11,180
2-Door Convertible LS 25 34 $16,589 $17,935
2-Door Coupe RS 25 37 $11,308 $12,225
Pricing
Invoice Price
$11,154
$10,376
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$12,059
$10,980
Monthly Payment Estimate
$201 / month
$183 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 25 mpg 25 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 25 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Subcompact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 48.7 50.0
Second Leg Room (in) 32.6 32.7
Front Head Room (in) 37.6 37.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 87.2 87.1
Second Hip Room (in) 49.5 49.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.1 53.9
Second Head Room (in) 36.6 36.6
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.8 54.9
Front Leg Room (in) 42.1 41.9
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 56.4 56.4
Wheelbase (in) 104.1 104.1
Liftover Height (in) 27.4 26.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.4 68.7
Track Width, Front (in) 57.6 57.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.7 5.7
Length, Overall (in) 181.9 180.7
Height, Overall (in) 53.0 53.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.4 13.2
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 7.87 x 1.77 7.87 x 1.77
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.2 x 0.79 10.2 x 0.79
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake Type Power Power
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.2 15.2
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.6 2.6
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 37.2 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.7 14.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.6 35.6
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/70R14 P195/70R14
Rear Tire Order Code QFB NA
Front Tire Size P195/70R14 P195/70R14
Spare Tire Size T115/70D14 T115/70D14
Front Tire Order Code QFB NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2637 2584
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 6 14 x 6
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 6 14 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in) 14 x 4 14 x 4
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 9.6 9.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 525 525
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105 105
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 130 @ 4000 130 @ 4000
Engine Order Code LN2 LN2
Displacement 2.2L/134 2.2L/133
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 120 @ 5200 120 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas L4 Gas L4
Fuel System MPFI SFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 37 37
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 25 25
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) 8.46 8.46
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.45 1.45
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.74 0.74
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.58 3.58
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.18 2.18
Trans Order Code MM5 MM5
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.58 3.58
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03 1.03
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.91 3.91
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Pontiac Sunfire Chevrolet Cavalier
Body Style 2 Door Coupe SE 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 25 25
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.74 0.74
Suspension Type - Rear Trailing Arms Trailing Axle
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
 
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