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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe 4-Door Sedan SE
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe SE 24 32 $17,944 $19,360
2-Door Coupe R/T 21 29 $20,505 $22,205
4-Door Sedan SE 22 30 $16,807 $18,080
4-Door Sedan SXT 22 30 $17,766 $19,145
4-Door Sedan ES 21 28 $19,966 $21,590
4-Door Sedan R/T 21 28 $20,290 $21,950
Pricing
Invoice Price
$13,810
$16,807
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$14,930
$18,080
Monthly Payment Estimate
$249 / month
$301 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 25 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 33 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Mid-size
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 48.7 52.5
Second Leg Room (in) 32.6 38.1
Front Head Room (in) 37.6 37.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 87.2 94
Second Hip Room (in) 49.5 53.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.1 55.2
Second Head Room (in) 36.6 35.8
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.8 54.7
Front Leg Room (in) 42.1 42.3
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 56.4 60.2
Wheelbase (in) 104.1 108.0
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 31.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.4 70.6
Track Width, Front (in) 57.6 60.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.7 4.4
Length, Overall (in) 182.0 191.2
Height, Overall (in) 53.0 54.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.4 16.0
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.1 x 1.6 9.0 x 1.57
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.2 x 0.8 11.1 x 0.55
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14 16.0
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.7 3.1
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.7 17.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.6 36.8
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/65R15 P205/65TR15
Rear Tire Order Code QPD NA
Front Tire Size P195/65R15 P205/65TR15
Spare Tire Size - TBD - T125/70D15
Front Tire Order Code QPD NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2771 3207
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x - TBD - 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x - TBD - 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - 15 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 9.6 10.3
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 510
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105 120
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 150 @ 4400 160 @ 4200
Engine Order Code L61 EDZ
Displacement 2.2L/134 2.4L/146
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 140 @ 5600 150 @ 5500
Engine Type Gas L4 Gas 4-Cyl
Fuel System SFI SMPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 33 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 25 22
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.35 1.00
Trans Type 5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.31 2.21
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.02 1.57
Trans Order Code MM5 DGL
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.94 3.91
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.98 0.69
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.58 2.84
Summary
Vehicle Name Pontiac Sunfire Dodge Stratus
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 30
Suspension Type - Front Independent Normal Duty
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 30
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Semi-Independent Normal Duty
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA NA
 
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