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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan GL 1.8L Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 1.8L Manual GL 28 35 $12,766 $13,299
4-Door Wagon 1.8L Manual GL 27 34 $13,246 $13,799
4-Door Sedan 1.8L Automatic GL 26 33 $13,726 $14,299
4-Door Sedan 1.8L Manual GLX 28 35 $13,726 $14,299
4-Door Wagon 1.8L Automatic GL 26 33 $14,206 $14,799
4-Door Wagon 1.8L Manual GLX 27 34 $14,206 $14,799
4-Door Sedan 1.8L Automatic GLX 26 33 $14,686 $15,299
4-Door Wagon 1.8L Automatic GLX 26 33 $15,166 $15,799
4-Door Wagon 1.8L Automatic GLX+ 26 33 $15,934 $16,599
2-Door Convertible GL Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Convertible Manual GL 24 31 $17,947 $19,600
2-Door Convertible Automatic GL 23 29 $18,811 $20,475
2-Door Convertible Manual GLS 24 31 $18,856 $20,600
2-Door Convertible Automatic GLS 23 29 $19,720 $21,475
2-Door Convertible Manual GLX 24 31 $20,400 $22,300
2-Door Convertible Automatic GLX 23 29 $21,264 $23,175
Pricing
Invoice Price
$12,766
$17,947
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$13,299
$19,600
Monthly Payment Estimate
$222 / month
$327 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 28 mpg 24 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 35 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sub-Compact Sub-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 5 4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.1 46.5
Front Leg Room (in) 42.3 42.3
Front Hip Room (in) 50.8 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 34.1 31.1
Front Head Room (in) 39.1 38.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 98.0 82
Second Hip Room (in) 48.2 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 51.8 54.1
Second Head Room (in) 37.3 36.6
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 53.9 56.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 56.5 56.2
Wheelbase (in) 97.6 97.4
Liftover Height (in) 25.9 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.1 66.7
Track Width, Front (in) 56.7 57.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.5 4.4
Length, Overall (in) 166.3 160.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.0 8.0
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 8.90 x 0.39
Brake Type Power Pwr
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 10.1 x 0.79
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System NA 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 12.7 14.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 32.2 34.8
Steering Type Power Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.2 3.17
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 34.8 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.9 17.8
Tires
Spare Tire Size T115/70D14 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P185/60R14 P195/60HR14
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P185/60R14 P195/60HR14
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) 2271 2825
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 14 x 6
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 14 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in) 14 x 4 Compact
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 4.4 6.7
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 70 90
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 390 60
Engine
Fuel System MPFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 117 @ 3500 122 @ 2600
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 1.8L/112 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 122 @ 6300 115 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas L4 Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 35 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 28 24
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.79 3.67
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.97 0.97
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.55 3.45
Clutch Size (in) 7.48 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.31 1.29
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.82 0.81
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.25 3.17
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.90 1.94
Trans Order Code NA NA
Summary
Body Style 4dr Sedan 2 Door Convertible
Vehicle Name Suzuki Esteem Volkswagen Cabrio
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear MacPherson Strut Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/coil spring w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/coil spring MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 30 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.87 0.79
 
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