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Selected Style SC1 Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
SC1 Manual 28 40 $11,811 $13,080
SC1 Automatic 26 36 $12,587 $13,940
SC2 Manual 27 38 $14,682 $16,260
SC2 Automatic 25 36 $15,459 $17,120
2-Door Coupe Firebird
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Body Style

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Firebird 19 31 $18,345 $20,050
2-Door Coupe Formula 18 26 $23,785 $25,995
2-Door Coupe Trans Am 18 26 $25,642 $28,025
2-Door Convertible Firebird 19 30 $24,672 $26,965
2-Door Convertible Trans Am 18 26 $29,366 $32,095
Pricing
Invoice Price
$11,811
$18,345
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$13,080
$20,050
Monthly Payment Estimate
$218 / month
$334 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 28 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 40 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sub Compact Subcompact
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 50.4 55.8
Front Leg Room (in) 42.6 43.0
Front Hip Room (in) 50.0 52.8
Second Leg Room (in) 31.0 28.9
Front Head Room (in) 38.6 37.2
Passenger Volume (ft³) 84.1 88.2
Second Hip Room (in) 47.7 45.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.6 57.4
Second Head Room (in) 35.8 35.2
Passenger Capacity 4 4
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 53.0 51.2
Track Width, Rear (in) 56.0 60.6
Wheelbase (in) 102.4 101.1
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 35.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.2 74.5
Track Width, Front (in) 56.8 60.7
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.6 4.5
Length, Overall (in) 180.5 193.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 11.4 12.9
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 12.0 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) - TBD - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 9.9 x 0.7 11.9 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System NA 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 12.1 16.8
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.1 40.6
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.0 2.7
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 18.3 16.9
Tires
Spare Tire Size T115/70R14 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P185/65R14 P235/55R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P185/65R14 P235/55R16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2366 3319
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x - TBD - 16 x 8
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x - TBD - 16 x 8
Spare Wheel Size (in) 14 x - TBD - - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.18 11.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 105
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System SPFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 114 @ 2400 225 @ 4000
Engine Order Code N/A L36
Displacement 1.9L/116 3.8L/231
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 100 @ 5000 200 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas L4 Gas V6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 40 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 28 19
Transmission
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 3.75
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.172 1.41
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.605 0.72
Trans Description Cont. Again w/OD NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.923 3.53
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.950 2.19
Trans Order Code NA MM5
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.060 3.23
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style 3 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Saturn SC 3dr Pontiac Firebird
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Short/Long Arm
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA 0.75
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 27.2 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 1.10
Suspension Type - Rear Indep. Tri-Link Salisbury Axle
 
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