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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe w/1SV
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 26 37 $13,810 $14,930
2-Door Coupe w/1SV 26 37 $10,186 $10,895
ION 1 4-Door Sedan Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Quad Coupe Manual ION 2 26 35 $13,757 $14,735
Quad Coupe Automatic ION 2 25 32 $14,594 $15,635
Quad Coupe Manual ION 3 26 35 $15,152 $16,235
Quad Coupe Automatic ION 3 25 32 $15,989 $17,135
4-Door Sedan Manual ION 1 26 35 $9,753 $10,430
4-Door Sedan Automatic ION 1 23 32 $10,665 $11,410
4-Door Sedan Manual ION 2 26 35 $13,246 $14,185
4-Door Sedan Automatic ION 2 23 32 $14,083 $15,085
4-Door Sedan Manual ION 3 26 35 $14,664 $15,710
4-Door Sedan Automatic ION 3 23 32 $15,501 $16,610
Quad Coupe Manual ION Red Line 23 29 $19,012 $20,385
Pricing
Invoice Price
$10,186
$9,753
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$10,895
$10,430
Monthly Payment Estimate
$182 / month
$174 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 26 mpg 26 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 37 mpg 35 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 49.5 49.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.1 53.7
Second Head Room (in) 36.6 37.0
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.8 52.8
Front Leg Room (in) 42.1 42.2
Front Hip Room (in) 48.7 49.5
Second Leg Room (in) 32.6 33.3
Front Head Room (in) 37.6 40.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) 87.0 93.0
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.7 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 182.0 184.5
Height, Overall (in) 53.0 57.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 56.4 58.4
Wheelbase (in) 104.1 103.2
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.4 67.2
Track Width, Front (in) 57.6 58.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.4 14.7
Brakes
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 Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.06 x 1.57 9.1 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.2 x 0.79 10.1 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14 13.2
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.7 16.6
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.6 34.8
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.66 3.5
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code QPD NA
Front Tire Size P195/65R15 P185/70R14
Spare Tire Size - TBD - Compact
Front Tire Order Code QPD NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/65R15 P185/70R14
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A 120
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2771 2692
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x - TBD - 14 x 5.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x - TBD - 14 x 5.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 9.6 6.9
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105 90
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas L4 Gas I4
Fuel System SFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 150 @ 4000 145 @ 4400
Engine Order Code L61 L61
Displacement 2.2L/134 2.2L/134
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 140 @ 5600 140 @ 5800
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 26 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 37 35
Transmission
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.31 3.31
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.02 2.02
Trans Order Code MM5 M86
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.94 3.84
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.98 0.98
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual Trans
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.58 3.58
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.35 1.35
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 0.69
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Pontiac Sunfire Saturn Ion
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.71 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Trailing arm Semi-indep Torsion
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA w/Stabilizer Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson strut Independent Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.71 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA w/Stabilizer Bar
 
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