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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan GL Manual
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Transmission

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
2-Door Coupe Manual
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Manual 22 28 $16,437 $18,359
2-Door Coupe Automatic 21 27 $17,153 $19,159
2-Door Coupe Manual SE 22 28 $19,695 $21,999
2-Door Coupe Automatic SE 21 27 $20,411 $22,799
2-Door Coupe Manual LE 22 28 $21,888 $24,449
2-Door Coupe Automatic LE 21 27 $22,605 $25,249
Pricing
Invoice Price
$11,398
$16,437
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$11,999
$18,359
Monthly Payment Estimate
$200 / month
$306 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 30 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 37 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sub-Compact Mini-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.1 50.4
Front Leg Room (in) 42.3 42.6
Front Hip Room (in) 50.8 51.0
Second Leg Room (in) 34.1 21.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 85.9 70.8
Front Head Room (in) 39.1 38.3
Second Hip Room (in) 48.2 42.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 51.8 52.0
Second Head Room (in) 37.2 34.3
Passenger Capacity 5 4
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 53.9 51.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 56.5 57.9
Wheelbase (in) 97.6 99.4
Liftover Height (in) 25.9 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.1 68.1
Track Width, Front (in) 56.7 58.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.5 4.5
Length, Overall (in) 165.2 177.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) - TBD - 8.5
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 10.1 x 0.35
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 7.87 x 1.18 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 9.17 x 0.79 10.0 x 0.87
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.5 17.2
Steering
Steering Type Power Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.2 3.1
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 34.8 34.6
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.8 17.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 32.2 31.5
Tires
Spare Tire Size T115/70D14 T125/70D15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P175/70R13 P195/60HR15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P175/70R13 P195/60HR15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2227 2741
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 13 x 5.0 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 13 x 5.0 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 14 x 4 15 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 4.2 7.1
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 70 80
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 390 356
Engine
Fuel System SFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 99 @ 3000 160 @ 4400
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 1.6L/97 2.4L/146
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 95 @ 6000 155 @ 5600
Engine Type Gas L4 Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 37 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 30 22
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.58 3.32
Clutch Size (in) 7.48 8.86
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.28 1.31
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.82 0.76
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.27 3.38
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.89 1.90
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.79 4.08
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.97 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Summary
Body Style 4dr Sedan 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Suzuki Esteem Nissan 240SX
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/coil spring Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30 25
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/coil spring w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 30 30
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.87 1.06
Suspension Type - Rear MacPherson Strut Independent
 
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