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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan I4 XE
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan I4 XE 22 33 $21,182 $22,655
4-Door Sedan I4 XR 22 33 $23,248 $24,865
4-Door Sedan V6 XR 17 26 $25,478 $27,250
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$21,182
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
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$22,655
Monthly Payment Estimate
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$378 / month
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2009 Saturn Aura is a neat-looking and responsive mid-size sedan.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City N/A mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway N/A mpg 33 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification - Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) - 53.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) - - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) - 37.6
Front Head Room (in) - 39.4
Second Hip Room (in) - 52.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) - 55.9
Passenger Capacity - 5
Second Head Room (in) - 37.4
Second Shoulder Room (in) - 54.0
Front Leg Room (in) - 42.2
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) - 60.3
Wheelbase (in) - 112.3
Liftover Height (in) - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) - 70.3
Track Width, Front (in) - 59.9
Min Ground Clearance (in) - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) - 190.9
Height, Overall (in) - 57.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) - 14.9
Brakes
Brake Type - Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) - Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - 11.65 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) - NA
Brake ABS System - 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) - Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - 10.63 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) - 16.0
Steering
Steering Type - Electric Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - 2.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - 16.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) - 40.4
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code - - TBD -
Rear Tire Size - P215/55R17
Rear Tire Order Code - QGG
Front Tire Size - P215/55R17
Spare Tire Size - Compact
Front Tire Order Code - QGG
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) - 3444
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) - 17 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material - Steel
Spare Wheel Material - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) - 17 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) - Compact
Rear Wheel Material - Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - 9.9
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - 125
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM - 160 @ 4500
Engine Order Code - LE5
Displacement - 2.4L/145
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM - 169 @ 6400
Engine Type - Gas I4
Fuel System - SFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) - 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) - 22
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) - 26
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.75
First Gear Ratio (:1) - 4.58
Clutch Size (in) - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) - 1.91
Trans Type - 6
Drivetrain - Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) - 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again - NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) - 2.94
Second Gear Ratio (:1) - 2.96
Trans Order Code - MH8
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) - 2.89
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) - 1.45
Trans Description Cont. - Automatic
Summary
Vehicle Name - Saturn Aura
Body Style - 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front - MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) - NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear - 4-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) - Independent
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score - 7
 
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