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Selected Style 4-Door HB
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Body Style

Drivetrain

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door HB 29 36 $15,413 $16,485
4-Door HB AWD 26 31 $18,498 $19,785
4-Door HB GT 25 30 $18,171 $19,435
4-Door Sedan SE
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan SE 29 36 $12,217 $13,030
4-Door Sedan SXT 29 36 $14,319 $15,340
4-Door Sedan R/T 29 36 $15,994 $17,180
4-Door Sedan SRT-4 22 30 $18,060 $19,450
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,413
$12,217
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,485
$13,030
Monthly Payment Estimate
$275 / month
$217 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 29 mpg 29 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 36 mpg 36 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Passenger Car Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 36.3 34.8
Front Head Room (in) 40.6 38.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 96.2 89.2
Second Hip Room (in) 47.8 52.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.2 53.4
Second Head Room (in) 39.8 36.7
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.6 52.8
Front Leg Room (in) 41.8 42.2
Front Hip Room (in) 51.7 52.4
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 31.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.9 67.4
Track Width, Front (in) 59.6 58.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.9 6.1
Length, Overall (in) 171.9 173.1
Height, Overall (in) 62.2 56.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.9 58.0
Wheelbase (in) 102.4 105.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) 54.1 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) 19.3 -
Trunk Volume (ft³) - 13.1
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.9 x - TBD - 10.1 x 0.87
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
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 8.9 x - TBD - 7.88 x 1.5
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13 12.5
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.4 3.05
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 19.5 18
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.7 35.7
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P205/55R16 P175/70R14
Rear Tire Order Code QDF NA
Front Tire Size P205/55R16 P175/70R14
Spare Tire Size - TBD - T115/70D14
Front Tire Order Code QDF NA
Spare Tire Order Code - TBD - NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1500 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2700 2587
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - 14 x 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - 14 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - 14 x 5.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.9 7.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 450
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 83
Engine
Displacement 1.8L/- TBD - 2.0L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 130 @ 6000 132 @ 5600
Engine Type Gas L4 Gas I4
Fuel System DOHC SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 125 @ 4400 130 @ 4600
Engine Order Code LV6 ECB
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 29 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 36 36
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - 9.1
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.35 1.36
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 0.81
Trans Description Cont. Again NA w/OD
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.31 3.42
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.02 1.95
Trans Order Code MM5 DD5
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.94 3.55
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.98 0.97
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.58 3.50
Summary
Vehicle Name Pontiac Vibe Dodge Neon
Body Style 4 Door Compact Car 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.56
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA MacPherson struts
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 0.79
Suspension Type - Rear Torsion Beam Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA Chapman struts
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 30
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent
 
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