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Selected Style ION 1 4-Door Sedan Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
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
Quad Coupe Manual ION 2 26 35 $13,757 $14,735
4-Door Sedan Automatic ION 2 23 32 $14,083 $15,085
Quad Coupe Automatic ION 2 25 32 $14,594 $15,635
4-Door Sedan Manual ION 3 26 35 $14,664 $15,710
Quad Coupe Manual ION 3 26 35 $15,152 $16,235
4-Door Sedan Automatic ION 3 23 32 $15,501 $16,610
Quad Coupe Automatic ION 3 25 32 $15,989 $17,135
Quad Coupe Manual ION Red Line 23 29 $19,012 $20,385
5-Door Wagon Std Manual (SE)
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Wagon Manual Std 29 36 $13,568 $14,670
4-Door Wagon Automatic Std 28 33 $14,308 $15,470
4-Door Wagon Manual XR 29 36 $14,641 $16,180
4-Door Wagon Automatic XR 28 33 $15,365 $16,980
4-Door Wagon Automatic AWD Std 26 31 $15,831 $17,115
4-Door Wagon Automatic AWD XR 26 31 $16,691 $18,445
4-Door Wagon 6-Speed Manual XRS 25 32 $16,968 $18,750
Pricing
Invoice Price
$9,753
$13,568
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$10,430
$14,670
Monthly Payment Estimate
$174 / month
$245 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 26 mpg 29 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 35 mpg 36 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Small Station Wagon
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 33.3 36.3
Front Head Room (in) 40.0 40.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 93.0 96.2
Second Hip Room (in) 49.6 47.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.7 53.2
Second Head Room (in) 37.0 39.8
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.8 52.6
Front Leg Room (in) 42.2 41.8
Front Hip Room (in) 49.5 51.7
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.2 69.9
Track Width, Front (in) 58.8 59.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 5.9
Length, Overall (in) 184.5 171.3
Height, Overall (in) 57.4 60.6
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.4 58.9
Wheelbase (in) 103.2 102.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.7 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) - 53.2
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) - 21.8
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.1 x - TBD - 10.8 x - TBD -
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 Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.1 x - TBD - 9.0 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.2 13.2
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.5 3.36
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.6 19.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.8 35.5
Steering Type Pwr Variable Pwr
Tires
Rear Tire Size P185/70R14 P205/55R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P185/70R14 P205/55R16
Spare Tire Size Compact - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 120 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2692 2679
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact T135/80R16
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 16 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.9 6.9
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 90 - TBD -
Engine
Displacement 2.2L/134 1.8L/110
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 140 @ 5800 130 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System SFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 145 @ 4400 125 @ 4200
Engine Order Code L61 NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 26 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 35 36
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.35 1.31
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 0.73
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.31 3.25
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.02 1.90
Trans Order Code M86 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.84 3.94
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.98 0.89
Trans Description Cont. Manual Trans Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.58 3.17
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Saturn Ion Toyota Matrix
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 5 Door Wagon
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.79
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar w/Stabilizer Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 0.95
Suspension Type - Rear Semi-indep Torsion Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar w/Stabilizer Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Strut MacPherson Strut
 
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