Compare 2003 Pontiac Vibe vs 2003 Dodge Neon

2003 Pontiac Vibe
2003 Dodge Neon
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4-Door HB
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door HB 29 36 $15,413 $16,485
4-Door HB GT 25 30 $18,171 $19,435
4-Door HB AWD 26 31 $18,498 $19,785
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4-Door Sedan SE
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
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
29 mpg 29 mpg
Highway
36 mpg 36 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Passenger Car Compact
Interior Dimensions
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
Second Leg Room (in)
36.3 34.8
Front Head Room (in)
40.6 38.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
96.2 89.2
Exterior Dimensions
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
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - 31.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69.9 67.4
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
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
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13 12.5
Steering
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
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.4 3.05
Tires
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
Rear Tire Size
P205/55R16 P175/70R14
Trailering
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 -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 150
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2700 2587
Wheels
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
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
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
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
Displacement
1.8L/- TBD - 2.0L/122
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
29 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
36 36
Transmission
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
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - 9.1
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.35 1.36
Trans Type
5 5
Summary
Vehicle Name
Pontiac Vibe Dodge Neon
Body Style
4 Door Compact Car 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
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
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - 0.56
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA MacPherson struts

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