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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
SL Manual 28 40 $9,535 $10,595
SL1 Manual 28 40 $10,435 $11,595
SL1 Automatic 27 37 $11,191 $12,435
SL2 Manual 27 37 $11,245 $12,495
SL2 Automatic 24 34 $12,001 $13,335
4-Door Sedan DX Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual DX 25 32 $13,343 $15,100
4-Door Sedan Automatic DX 23 30 $14,050 $15,900
4-Door Sedan Automatic Value Pkg 23 30 $15,016 $16,995
4-Door Sedan Manual LX 25 32 $16,073 $18,190
4-Door Sedan Automatic LX 23 30 $16,779 $18,990
4-Door Sedan Automatic w/ABS LX 23 30 $17,530 $19,840
4-Door Sedan Automatic Special Edition 23 30 $18,026 $20,400
4-Door Sedan Manual EX 25 31 $18,291 $20,700
4-Door Sedan Automatic EX 23 31 $18,998 $21,500
4-Door Sedan Manual w/Leather EX 25 31 $19,307 $21,850
4-Door Sedan Automatic V6 LX 19 25 $19,882 $22,500
4-Door Sedan Automatic w/Leather EX 23 31 $20,014 $22,650
4-Door Sedan Automatic V6 EX 19 25 $22,179 $25,100
Pricing
Invoice Price
$9,535
$13,343
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$10,595
$15,100
Monthly Payment Estimate
$177 / month
$252 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 28 mpg 25 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 40 mpg 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 32.8 34.3
Front Head Room (in) 39.3 39.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 91.0 94.7
Second Hip Room (in) 51.6 51.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.3 55.7
Second Head Room (in) 38.0 37.6
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.5 54.3
Front Leg Room (in) 42.5 42.7
Front Hip Room (in) 50.7 52.6
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) 26.2 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.7 70.1
Track Width, Front (in) 56.8 59.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.7 6.3
Length, Overall (in) 176.9 185.6
Height, Overall (in) 53.8 55.1
Track Width, Rear (in) 56.0 59.1
Wheelbase (in) 102.4 106.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.1 13.0
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 9.9 x 0.7 10.2 x 0.91
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 8.66 x 1.38
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 12.2 17.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 24.4 16.3
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.1 36.1
Steering Type Manual Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 4.0 3.11
Tires
Rear Tire Size P175/70R14 P185/70R14
Rear Tire Order Code N/A NA
Front Tire Size P175/70R14 P185/70R14
Spare Tire Size T115/70R14 Compact
Front Tire Order Code N/A NA
Spare Tire Order Code N/A NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150 NA
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2321.0 2855
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
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
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.0 7.3
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 525 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 96 80
Engine
Displacement 1.9L/116 2.2L/132
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 100 @ 5000 130 @ 5300
Engine Type Gas L4 Gas I4
Fuel System SPFI PGM-FI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 114 @ 2400 139 @ 4200
Engine Order Code N/A NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 28 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 40 32
Transmission
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.605 0.685
Trans Description Cont. Again w/4th & 5th OD NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.923 3.000
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.809 1.809
Trans Order Code N/A NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.060 4.062
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.810 0.903
Trans Description Cont. Manual Trans, Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.250 3.307
Clutch Size (in) 8.27 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.172 1.185
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Saturn SL Honda Accord Sdn
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 28 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.0 0.87
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 28 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Double Wishbone
 
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