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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan GL Manual
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual GL 30 37 $11,398 $11,999
4-Door Sedan Automatic GL 27 34 $12,348 $12,999
4-Door Sedan Manual GLX 30 37 $12,443 $13,099
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLX 27 34 $13,393 $14,099
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLX+ 27 34 $14,153 $14,899
Classic 3-Door HB CX Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Classic 3-Door HB Manual CX 32 37 $9,990 $10,650
Classic 3-Door HB Automatic CX 29 36 $10,928 $11,650
Classic 3-Door HB Manual DX 32 37 $10,856 $12,100
Classic 2-Door Coupe Manual DX 32 37 $11,286 $12,580
Classic 4-Door Sedan Manual DX 32 37 $11,425 $12,735
Classic 3-Door HB Automatic DX 29 36 $11,574 $12,900
Classic 2-Door Coupe Automatic DX 29 36 $12,004 $13,380
Classic 2-Door Coupe Manual HX 36 44 $12,022 $13,400
Classic 4-Door Sedan Automatic DX 29 36 $12,143 $13,535
Classic 2-Door Coupe CVT HX 36 39 $12,920 $14,400
Classic 4-Door Sedan Manual LX 32 37 $12,988 $14,750
Classic 2-Door Coupe Manual EX 30 35 $13,682 $15,250
Classic 4-Door Sedan Automatic LX 29 36 $13,706 $15,550
Classic 2-Door Coupe Automatic EX 28 35 $14,400 $16,050
Classic 4-Door Sedan Manual EX 30 35 $14,785 $16,480
Classic 2-Door Coupe "A" Automatic w/ABS EX 28 35 $14,938 $16,650
Classic 4-Door Sedan Automatic EX 28 35 $15,503 $17,280
Pricing
Invoice Price
$11,398
$9,990
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$11,999
$10,650
Monthly Payment Estimate
$200 / month
$178 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 30 mpg 32 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 37 mpg 37 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sub-Compact Sub-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 34.1 34.1
Front Head Room (in) 39.1 38.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 85.9 86.1
Second Hip Room (in) 48.2 49.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 51.8 52.4
Second Head Room (in) 37.2 37.2
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.1 51.8
Front Leg Room (in) 42.3 42.7
Front Hip Room (in) 50.8 50.0
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) 25.9 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.1 67.1
Track Width, Front (in) 56.7 58.1
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.5 5.9
Length, Overall (in) 165.2 164.5
Height, Overall (in) 53.9 54.1
Track Width, Rear (in) 56.5 58.1
Wheelbase (in) 97.6 103.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) - TBD - -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) - - TBD -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) - 13.4
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 9.17 x 0.79 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) 7.87 x 1.18 7.9 x 1.38
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.5 11.9
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.2 4.1
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 34.8 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.8 20.3
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 32.2 32.8
Steering Type Power Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P175/70R13 P185/65R14
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P175/70R13 P185/65R14
Spare Tire Size T115/70D14 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2227 2295
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 13 x 5.0 14 x 5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 14 x 4 - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 13 x 5.0 14 x 5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 4.2 4.4
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 390 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 70 75
Engine
Displacement 1.6L/97 1.6L/97
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 95 @ 6000 106 @ 6200
Engine Type Gas L4 Gas I4
Fuel System SFI PGM-FI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 99 @ 3000 103 @ 4600
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 30 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 37 37
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) 7.48 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.28 1.172
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.82 0.702
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.27 3.153
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.89 1.782
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.79 3.722
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.97 0.909
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.58 3.250
Summary
Vehicle Name Suzuki Esteem Honda Civic
Body Style 4dr Sedan 3 Door HB
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/coil spring w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 30 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.87 NA
Suspension Type - Rear MacPherson Strut Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/coil spring w/Trailing Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Indepenent
 
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