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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
4-Door Sedan SE (CMI)
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Body Style

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe SE 23 33 $13,550 $14,809
4-Door Sedan SE 23 33 $13,550 $14,809
2-Door Coupe GT 23 33 $14,753 $16,124
4-Door Sedan GT 23 33 $14,753 $16,124
Pricing
Invoice Price
$11,154
$13,838
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$12,059
$14,800
Monthly Payment Estimate
$201 / month
$247 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 25 mpg 23 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 37 mpg 33 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Subcompact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 32.6 34.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) 87.2 88.5
Front Head Room (in) 37.6 37.8
Second Hip Room (in) 49.5 50.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.1 52.2
Second Head Room (in) 36.6 37.0
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.8 52.6
Front Leg Room (in) 42.1 43.1
Front Hip Room (in) 48.7 50.2
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) 27.4 30.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.4 68.3
Track Width, Front (in) 57.6 55.8
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.7 5.7
Length, Overall (in) 181.9 186.9
Height, Overall (in) 53.0 53.5
Track Width, Rear (in) 56.4 56.6
Wheelbase (in) 104.1 103.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.4 13.4
Brakes
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
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 7.87 x 1.77 7.9 x 1.77
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.2 15.2
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.6 2.3
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 37.2 37.2
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.7 14.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.6 35.3
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P195/70R14 P195/70R14
Rear Tire Order Code QFB QFB
Front Tire Size P195/70R14 P195/70R14
Spare Tire Size T115/70D14 T115/70D14
Front Tire Order Code QFB QFB
Spare Tire Order Code NA 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 2873
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
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
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 6 14 x 6
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 9.6 10.4
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 525 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105 105
Engine
Displacement 2.2L/134 2.4L/146
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 120 @ 5200 150 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas L4 Gas L4
Fuel System MPFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 130 @ 4000 155 @ 4400
Engine Order Code LN2 LD9
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 25 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 37 33
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) 8.46 NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.45 1.00
Trans Type 5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.74 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA Electronic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.58 2.39
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.18 1.57
Trans Order Code MM5 MX0
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.58 3.42
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03 0.71
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.91 2.92
Summary
Vehicle Name Pontiac Sunfire Pontiac Grand Am
Body Style 2 Door Coupe SE 4 Door Sedan SE
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA 0.71
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.74 0.87
Suspension Type - Rear Trailing Arms Trailing Arms
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 25 25
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
 
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