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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan GL Manual
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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 Manual DX 32 37 $10,856 $12,100
Classic 3-Door HB Automatic DX 29 36 $11,574 $12,900
Classic 4-Door Sedan Manual DX 32 37 $11,425 $12,735
Classic 4-Door Sedan Automatic DX 29 36 $12,143 $13,535
Classic 4-Door Sedan Manual EX 30 35 $14,785 $16,480
Classic 4-Door Sedan Automatic EX 28 35 $15,503 $17,280
Classic 2-Door Coupe Manual DX 32 37 $11,286 $12,580
Classic 2-Door Coupe Automatic DX 29 36 $12,004 $13,380
Classic 2-Door Coupe Manual EX 30 35 $13,682 $15,250
Classic 2-Door Coupe Automatic EX 28 35 $14,400 $16,050
Classic 2-Door Coupe "A" Automatic w/ABS EX 28 35 $14,938 $16,650
Classic 2-Door Coupe Manual HX 36 44 $12,022 $13,400
Classic 3-Door HB Automatic CX 29 36 $10,928 $11,650
Classic 4-Door Sedan Manual LX 32 37 $12,988 $14,750
Classic 4-Door Sedan Automatic LX 29 36 $13,706 $15,550
Classic 2-Door Coupe CVT HX 36 39 $12,920 $14,400
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 Shoulder Room (in) 52.1 51.8
Front Leg Room (in) 42.3 42.7
Front Hip Room (in) 50.8 50.0
Second Leg Room (in) 34.1 34.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 85.9 86.1
Front Head Room (in) 39.1 38.8
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
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 53.9 54.1
Track Width, Rear (in) 56.5 58.1
Wheelbase (in) 97.6 103.2
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) - TBD - -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) - 13.4
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) - - TBD -
Brakes
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
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.5 11.9
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 32.2 32.8
Steering Type Power Pwr Rack & Pinion
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
Tires
Spare Tire Size T115/70D14 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P175/70R13 P185/65R14
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P175/70R13 P185/65R14
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A - TBD -
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 -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2227 2295
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 13 x 5.0 14 x 5
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 -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 4.2 4.4
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 70 75
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 390 - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System SFI PGM-FI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 99 @ 3000 103 @ 4600
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 1.6L/97 1.6L/97
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 95 @ 6000 106 @ 6200
Engine Type Gas L4 Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 37 37
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 30 32
Transmission
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
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
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again 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
Summary
Body Style 4dr Sedan 3 Door HB
Vehicle Name Suzuki Esteem Honda Civic
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/coil spring w/Trailing Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Indepenent
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
 
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