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Selected Style SC1 Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
SC1 Manual 28 39 $11,335 $12,595
SC1 Automatic 27 37 $12,109 $13,455
SC2 Manual 26 36 $13,369 $14,855
SC2 Automatic 24 34 $14,143 $15,715
2-Door Coupe Manual
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Manual 22 28 $16,437 $18,359
2-Door Coupe Automatic 21 27 $17,153 $19,159
2-Door Coupe Manual SE 22 28 $19,695 $21,999
2-Door Coupe Automatic SE 21 27 $20,411 $22,799
2-Door Coupe Manual LE 22 28 $21,888 $24,449
2-Door Coupe Automatic LE 21 27 $22,605 $25,249
Pricing
Invoice Price
$11,335
$16,437
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$12,595
$18,359
Monthly Payment Estimate
$210 / month
$306 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 28 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 39 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sub Compact Mini-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 35.7 34.3
Passenger Capacity 4 4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.2 50.4
Front Leg Room (in) 42.6 42.6
Front Hip Room (in) 50.0 51.0
Second Leg Room (in) 31.0 21.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 84.1 70.8
Front Head Room (in) 38.5 38.3
Second Hip Room (in) 49.0 42.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.4 52.0
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.7 4.5
Length, Overall (in) 180.0 177.2
Height, Overall (in) 52.5 51.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 56.0 57.9
Wheelbase (in) 102.4 99.4
Liftover Height (in) 25.4 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.3 68.1
Track Width, Front (in) 56.8 58.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 11.4 8.5
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 10.1 x 0.35
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 7.9 x 1.2 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 9.9 x 0.7 10.0 x 0.87
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 12.1 17.2
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 18.3 17.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.1 31.5
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.0 3.1
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 39.9 34.6
Tires
Front Tire Size P175/70R14 P195/60HR15
Spare Tire Size T115/70R14 T125/70D15
Front Tire Order Code N/A NA
Spare Tire Order Code N/A NA
Rear Tire Size P175/70R14 P195/60HR15
Rear Tire Order Code N/A NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2309 2741
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 14 x 4 15 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5 15 x 6.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.1 7.1
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 90 80
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 525 356
Engine
Engine Type Gas L4 Gas I4
Fuel System SPFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 114 @ 2400 160 @ 4400
Engine Order Code N/A NA
Displacement 1.9L/116 2.4L/146
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 100 @ 5000 155 @ 5600
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 39 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 28 22
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.950 1.90
Trans Order Code N/A NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.063 4.08
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.811 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual Trans, Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.250 3.32
Clutch Size (in) 8.46 8.86
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.172 1.31
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 Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.923 3.38
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Saturn SC 2dr Nissan 240SX
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.1 1.06
Suspension Type - Rear Indep. Tri-Link Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 28 25
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 28 30
 
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