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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe SE
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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 Coupe GT 23 33 $12,690 $13,719
2-Door Convertible SE 25 34 $17,481 $18,899
4-Door Sedan DX Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual DX 25 32 $13,343 $15,100
4-Door Sedan Automatic DX 23 30 $14,050 $15,900
4-Door Sedan Automatic Value Pkg 23 30 $15,016 $16,995
4-Door Sedan Manual LX 25 32 $16,073 $18,190
4-Door Sedan Automatic LX 23 30 $16,779 $18,990
4-Door Sedan Automatic w/ABS LX 23 30 $17,530 $19,840
4-Door Sedan Automatic Special Edition 23 30 $18,026 $20,400
4-Door Sedan Manual EX 25 31 $18,291 $20,700
4-Door Sedan Automatic EX 23 31 $18,998 $21,500
4-Door Sedan Manual w/Leather EX 25 31 $19,307 $21,850
4-Door Sedan Automatic V6 LX 19 25 $19,882 $22,500
4-Door Sedan Automatic w/Leather EX 23 31 $20,014 $22,650
4-Door Sedan Automatic V6 EX 19 25 $22,179 $25,100
Pricing
Invoice Price
$11,154
$13,343
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$12,059
$15,100
Monthly Payment Estimate
$201 / month
$252 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 25 mpg 25 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 37 mpg 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Subcompact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 42.1 42.7
Front Hip Room (in) 48.7 52.6
Second Leg Room (in) 32.6 34.3
Front Head Room (in) 37.6 39.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 87.2 94.7
Second Hip Room (in) 49.5 51.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.1 55.7
Second Head Room (in) 36.6 37.6
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.8 54.3
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 56.4 59.1
Wheelbase (in) 104.1 106.9
Liftover Height (in) 27.4 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.4 70.1
Track Width, Front (in) 57.6 59.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.7 6.3
Length, Overall (in) 181.9 185.6
Height, Overall (in) 53.0 55.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.4 13.0
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 7.87 x 1.77 8.66 x 1.38
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.2 x 0.79 10.2 x 0.91
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.2 17.0
Steering
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.6 3.11
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 37.2 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.7 16.3
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.6 36.1
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/70R14 P185/70R14
Rear Tire Order Code QFB NA
Front Tire Size P195/70R14 P185/70R14
Spare Tire Size T115/70D14 Compact
Front Tire Order Code QFB NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2637 2855
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 6 14 x 5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 6 14 x 5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 14 x 4 - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 9.6 7.3
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105 80
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 525 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 130 @ 4000 139 @ 4200
Engine Order Code LN2 NA
Displacement 2.2L/134 2.2L/132
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 120 @ 5200 130 @ 5300
Engine Type Gas L4 Gas I4
Fuel System MPFI PGM-FI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 37 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 25 25
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.91 3.307
Clutch Size (in) 8.46 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.45 1.185
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.74 0.685
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.58 3.000
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.18 1.809
Trans Order Code MM5 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.58 4.062
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03 0.903
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Coupe SE 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Pontiac Sunfire Honda Accord Sdn
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 25 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.74 0.87
Suspension Type - Rear Trailing Arms Double Wishbone
 
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