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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
Classic 3-Door HB CX Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Classic 3-Door HB Manual CX 32 38 $9,896 $10,550
Classic 3-Door HB Manual DX 32 38 $10,587 $11,800
Classic 3-Door HB Automatic DX 29 35 $11,484 $12,800
Classic 4-Door Sedan Manual DX 32 38 $11,335 $12,635
Classic 4-Door Sedan Automatic DX 29 35 $12,053 $13,435
Classic 4-Door Sedan Manual EX 30 36 $14,785 $16,480
Classic 4-Door Sedan Automatic EX 28 35 $15,503 $17,280
Classic 2-Door Coupe Manual DX 32 38 $11,017 $12,280
Classic 2-Door Coupe Automatic DX 29 35 $11,914 $13,280
Classic 2-Door Coupe Manual EX 30 36 $13,682 $15,250
Classic 2-Door Coupe Automatic EX 28 35 $14,400 $16,050
Classic 2-Door Coupe "A" Automatic w/ABS EX 28 35 $14,938 $16,650
Classic 2-Door Coupe Manual HX 37 44 $12,022 $13,400
Classic 3-Door HB Automatic CX 29 35 $10,834 $11,550
Classic 4-Door Sedan Manual LX 32 38 $12,898 $14,650
Classic 4-Door Sedan Automatic LX 29 35 $13,616 $15,450
Classic 2-Door Coupe CVT HX 34 38 $12,920 $14,400
Pricing
Invoice Price
$11,245
$9,896
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$12,495
$10,550
Monthly Payment Estimate
$208 / month
$176 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 28 mpg 32 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 40 mpg 38 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sub Compact Sub-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 49.0 49.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.4 52.4
Second Head Room (in) 35.7 37.2
Passenger Capacity 4 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.2 51.8
Front Leg Room (in) 42.6 42.7
Front Hip Room (in) 50.0 50.0
Second Leg Room (in) 31.0 34.1
Front Head Room (in) 38.5 38.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 84.1 86.1
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 56.8 58.1
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 5.9
Length, Overall (in) 180.0 164.5
Height, Overall (in) 52.2 54.1
Track Width, Rear (in) 56.0 58.1
Wheelbase (in) 102.4 103.2
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.3 67.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 11.4 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) - - TBD -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) - 13.4
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 9.9 x 0.7 9.5 x .83
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) 7.9 x 1.2 7.9 x 1.38
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 12.2 11.9
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 18.3 20.3
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.1 32.8
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.0 4.1
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code N/A NA
Front Tire Size P175/70R14 P185/65R14
Spare Tire Size T115/70R14 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code N/A NA
Spare Tire Order Code N/A NA
Rear Tire Size P175/70R14 P185/65R14
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2309.1 2238
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5 14 x 5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 14 x 4 - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5 14 x 5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.0 4.4
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 525 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 96 75
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 100 @ 5000 106 @ 6200
Engine Type Gas L4 Gas I4
Fuel System SPFI PGM-FI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 114 @ 2400 103 @ 4600
Engine Order Code N/A NA
Displacement 1.9L/116 1.6L/97
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 28 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 40 38
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.605 0.702
Trans Description Cont. Again w/4th & 5th OD NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.923 3.153
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.809 1.782
Trans Order Code N/A NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.060 3.722
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.811 0.909
Trans Description Cont. Manual Trans, Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.250 3.250
Clutch Size (in) 8.27 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.172 1.172
Trans Type 5 5
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Saturn SC 2dr Honda Civic
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 3 Door HB
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 28 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.07 NA
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA w/Trailing Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 28 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Indepenent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar w/Coil Springs
 
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