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Selected Style SW1 Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
SW1 Manual 28 38 $11,065 $12,295
SW1 Automatic 26 35 $11,839 $13,155
SW2 Manual 27 38 $12,829 $14,255
SW2 Automatic 25 35 $13,603 $15,115
4-Door Sedan GS
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan GS 28 37 $10,837 $11,580
4-Door Sedan LS 28 37 $12,240 $13,120
4-Door Wagon LS 28 37 $13,336 $14,325
Pricing
Invoice Price
$11,065
$10,837
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$12,295
$11,580
Monthly Payment Estimate
$205 / month
$193 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 28 mpg 28 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 38 mpg 37 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Small Wagon Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 51.6 49.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.3 51.6
Second Head Room (in) 38.7 36.8
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.5 52.1
Front Leg Room (in) 42.5 42.5
Front Hip Room (in) 50.7 50.2
Second Leg Room (in) 32.8 34.0
Front Head Room (in) 39.3 39.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 91.8 87.2
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 56.8 56.5
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.7 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 176.8 174.7
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 39.7 -
Height, Overall (in) 54.5 53.3
Liftover Height (in) 25.1 26.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 56.0 56.5
Wheelbase (in) 102.4 98.4
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 25.1 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.7 67.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 32.3 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 58.2 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) - TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 36.0 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 29.8 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) - TBD - -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) 48.4 -
Trunk Volume (ft³) - 12.8
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 9.9 x 0.7 10.1 x 0.87
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 9.0 x 1.48
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 12.1 12.7
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 39.9 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 18.3 17.0
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
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code N/A T71
Front Tire Size P175/70R14 P185/65R14
Spare Tire Size T115/70R14 T115/70D14
Front Tire Order Code N/A T71
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) 2391 2469
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5 14 x 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 14 x 4 14 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5 14 x 5.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.1 8.85
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 525 540
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 90 75
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 100 @ 5000 110 @ 5000
Engine Type Gas L4 Gas I4
Fuel System SPFI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 114 @ 2400 125 @ 3750
Engine Order Code N/A 99P
Displacement 1.9L/116 2.0L/122
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 28 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 38 37
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.605 0.72
Trans Description Cont. Again w/4th & 5th OD NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.923 3.17
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.950 1.83
Trans Order Code N/A 445
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.063 3.85
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.811 0.91
Trans Description Cont. Manual Trans, Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.250 3.31
Clutch Size (in) 8.46 8.86
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.172 1.23
Trans Type 5 5
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Saturn SW Mercury Tracer
Body Style 4 Door Wagon 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 28 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.1 1.00
Suspension Type - Rear Indep. Tri-Link Quadralink
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 28 30
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA 0.51
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar NA
 
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