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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
Front Hip Room (in) 50.8 51.0
Second Leg Room (in) 34.1 21.7
Front Head Room (in) 39.1 38.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 85.9 70.8
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
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.1 50.4
Front Leg Room (in) 42.3 42.6
Exterior Dimensions
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
Height, Overall (in) 53.9 51.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) - TBD - 8.5
Brakes
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
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 10.1 x 0.35
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 Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P175/70R13 P195/60HR15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P175/70R13 P195/60HR15
Spare Tire Size T115/70D14 T125/70D15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
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
Wt Distributing 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
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 390 356
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 70 80
Engine
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
Fuel System SFI SFI
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
Vehicle Name Suzuki Esteem Nissan 240SX
Body Style 4dr Sedan 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
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
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/coil spring Multi-Link
 
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