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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 $10,683 $11,430
4-Door Sedan Automatic ION 1 24 32 $11,595 $12,410
4-Door Sedan Manual ION 2 26 35 $13,427 $14,380
Quad Coupe Manual ION 2 26 35 $13,938 $14,930
4-Door Sedan Automatic ION 2 24 32 $14,264 $15,280
Quad Coupe Automatic ION 2 24 32 $14,775 $15,830
4-Door Sedan Manual ION 3 26 35 $14,845 $15,905
Quad Coupe Manual ION 3 26 35 $15,566 $16,680
4-Door Sedan Automatic ION 3 24 32 $15,682 $16,805
Quad Coupe Automatic ION 3 24 32 $16,403 $17,580
Quad Coupe Manual ION Red Line 23 29 $19,477 $20,885
4-Door Sedan CE Manual (SE)
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual CE 32 41 $12,744 $13,780
4-Door Sedan Automatic CE 30 38 $13,484 $14,580
4-Door Sedan Manual S 32 41 $13,416 $14,825
4-Door Sedan Manual LE 32 41 $13,563 $14,990
4-Door Sedan Automatic S 30 38 $14,140 $15,625
4-Door Sedan Automatic LE 30 38 $14,287 $15,790
4-Door Sedan Manual XRS 26 34 $15,886 $17,555
Pricing
Invoice Price
$10,683
$12,744
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$11,430
$13,780
Monthly Payment Estimate
$191 / month
$230 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 26 mpg 32 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 35 mpg 41 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 33.3 35.4
Front Head Room (in) 40.0 39.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 93.0 90.3
Second Hip Room (in) 49.6 46.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.7 53.1
Second Head Room (in) 37.0 37.1
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.8 53.5
Front Leg Room (in) 42.2 41.3
Front Hip Room (in) 49.5 51.9
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 24.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.2 66.9
Track Width, Front (in) 58.8 58.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 5.7
Length, Overall (in) 184.5 178.3
Height, Overall (in) 57.4 58.5
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.4 57.5
Wheelbase (in) 103.2 102.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.7 13.6
Brakes
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 - 7.9 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.2 13.2
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.6 19.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.4 36.1
Steering Type Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.5 3.4
Tires
Rear Tire Size P185/70R14 P185/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P185/70R14 P185/65R15
Spare Tire Size Compact T115/70D14
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) 2722 2505
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x - TBD - 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact 14 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x - TBD - 15 x 6.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.9 6.9
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 550
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 80
Engine
Displacement 2.2L/134 1.8L/108
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 140 @ 5800 130 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System SFI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 145 @ 4400 125 @ 4200
Engine Order Code L61 NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 26 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 35 41
Transmission
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 - TBD - NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.84 3.94
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.98 0.89
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.58 3.17
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - 8.3
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.35 1.31
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Saturn Ion Toyota Corolla
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.79
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 30.2
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 0.94
Suspension Type - Rear Semi-indep Torsion MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar w/Torsion Bars
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 30.2
Suspension Type - Front Independent Strut MacPherson Strut
 
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