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Selected Style SC1 Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
SC2 Manual 27 37 $12,325 $13,695
SC2 Automatic 24 34 $13,081 $14,535
SC1 Manual 28 40 $11,245 $12,495
SC1 Automatic 27 37 $12,001 $13,335
2-Door HB
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door HB 44 49 $8,082 $8,580
2-Door HB LSi 39 43 $8,555 $9,180
4-Door Sedan LSi 39 43 $9,180 $9,850
Pricing
Invoice Price
$11,245
$8,082
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$12,495
$8,580
Monthly Payment Estimate
$208 / month
$143 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 28 mpg 44 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 40 mpg 49 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sub Compact Sub-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 50.0 47.2
Second Leg Room (in) 31.0 32.2
Passenger Volume (ft³) 84.1 77.4
Front Head Room (in) 38.5 39.1
Second Hip Room (in) 49.0 43.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.4 48.9
Second Head Room (in) 35.7 36.0
Passenger Capacity 4 4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.2 48.9
Front Leg Room (in) 42.6 42.5
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 56.0 53.5
Wheelbase (in) 102.4 93.1
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 27.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.3 62.6
Track Width, Front (in) 56.8 54.5
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 6.3
Length, Overall (in) 180.0 149.4
Height, Overall (in) 52.2 54.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 11.4 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) - 22.5
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) - 8.4
Brakes
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 7.9 x 1.2 7.09 x 0.98
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 9.9 x 0.7 9.02 x 0.67
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 12.2 10.6
Steering
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Manual
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.0 3.7
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 34.1
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 18.3 19.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.1 31.5
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code N/A NA
Rear Tire Size P175/70R14 P155/80R13
Rear Tire Order Code N/A NA
Front Tire Size P175/70R14 P155/80R13
Spare Tire Size T115/70R14 T115/70D14
Front Tire Order Code N/A NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2309.1 1832
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5 13 x 4.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5 13 x 4.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 14 x 4 14 x 4
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.0 4.1
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 525 390
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 96 55
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 114 @ 2400 58 @ 3300
Engine Order Code N/A LP2
Displacement 1.9L/116 1.0L/61
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 100 @ 5000 55 @ 5700
Engine Type Gas L4 Gas L3
Fuel System SPFI EFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 40 49
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 28 44
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.250 3.42
Clutch Size (in) 8.27 6.69
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.172 1.28
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.605 0.76
Trans Description Cont. Again w/4th & 5th OD NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.923 3.27
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.809 1.89
Trans Order Code N/A MM5
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.060 4.39
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.811 0.91
Trans Description Cont. Manual Trans, Manual w/OD
Summary
Vehicle Name Saturn SC 2dr Geo Metro
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 3dr Hatchback Cpe
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 28 25
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA 0.71
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar w/Coil spring
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 28 25
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.07 0.94
Suspension Type - Rear Independent MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA w/Separate coils
 
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