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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan Manual FWD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual FWD 23 33 $12,958 $13,499
4-Door Sedan Manual FWD LE 23 33 $14,587 $15,195
4-Door Sedan CVT FWD LE Anniversary Edition 23 30 $16,318 $16,999
4-Door Sedan Manual FWD Sport S 23 33 $15,723 $16,379
4-Door Sedan CVT FWD Sport SE 25 32 $17,038 $17,749
4-Door Sedan CVT FWD Sport GTS 25 32 $18,142 $18,899
5-Door HB Manual AWD Crossover 22 30 $16,318 $16,999
5-Door HB CVT AWD Crossover Premium 23 29 $17,758 $18,499
5-Door HB Manual AWD Crossover Technology 22 30 $17,422 $18,149
5-Door HB CVT AWD Crossover Technology 23 29 $18,478 $19,249
5-Door HB Manual FWD Sportback 22 30 $15,838 $16,499
5-Door HB CVT FWD Sportback 23 30 $16,990 $17,699
5-Door HB Manual FWD Sportback Technology 22 30 $16,318 $16,999
5-Door HB CVT FWD Sportback Technology 23 30 $17,470 $18,199
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual 1.6 Base
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual 1.6 Base 26 34 $9,759 $9,990
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual 1.6 26 34 $11,149 $11,420
4-Door Sedan I4 Automatic 1.6 25 33 $12,121 $12,420
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual 1.8 S 26 31 $13,606 $14,100
4-Door Sedan I4 Automatic 1.8 S 24 32 $14,567 $15,100
4-Door Sedan I4 Automatic 1.8 SL 24 32 $16,058 $16,650
5-Door HB I4 Manual 1.8 S 26 31 $13,875 $14,380
5-Door HB I4 Automatic 1.8 S 24 32 $14,837 $15,380
5-Door HB I4 CVT 1.8 SL 28 34 $16,788 $17,410
Pricing
Invoice Price
$12,958
$9,759
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$13,499
$9,990
Monthly Payment Estimate
$225 / month
$167 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2011 Suzuki SX4 Crossover remains the most affordable all-wheel-drive car, while the other SX4 models are sporty, well-configured, and a strong value. For those focused on getting the most comfort and practicality for the least money, the 2011 Nissan Versa is a market standout.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 23 mpg 26 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 33 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Small station wagon Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 35.8 38.0
Front Head Room (in) 39.6 40.6
Second Hip Room (in) 42.6 47.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.3 53.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 104.0 94.3
Second Head Room (in) 37.6 37.9
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.8 50.7
Front Leg Room (in) 41.4 41.4
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Front Hip Room (in) 51.0 48.8
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 27.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.1 66.7
Track Width, Front (in) 59.1 58.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.3 6.3
Length, Overall (in) 177.6 176.0
Height, Overall (in) 60.8 60.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.9 58.5
Wheelbase (in) 98.4 102.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.5 13.8
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 11.02 x 0.95
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - NA
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) - TBD - 9.0 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.2 13.2
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.88 3.25
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.2 18.3
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.8 - TBD -
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr
Tires
Rear Tire Size P195/65R15 P185/65R14
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P195/65R15 P185/65R14
Spare Tire Size T125/70D16 T125/70D15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2833 2516
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x - TBD - 14 x 5.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - 15 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x - TBD - 14 x 5.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 7.2
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 470
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 110
Engine
Fuel System MPFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 140 @ 4000 111 @ 4600
Engine Order Code NA HR16DE
Displacement 2.0L/122 1.6L/97
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 150 @ 6200 107 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 26 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 33 34
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 26
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 1.03
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 3.73
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 1.39
Trans Type 6 5
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 0.89
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) - TBD - - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 2.05
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.12 4.07
Summary
Vehicle Name Suzuki SX4 Nissan Versa
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.87
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA w/Stabilizer Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 0.91
Suspension Type - Rear Torsion Beam Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA w/Stabilizer Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 7.2 6.5
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 5 7
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating -
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating -
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver -
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger -
Overall Side Crash Rating -
Side Barrier Rating -
Side Barrier Rating Driver -
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat -
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat -
Combined Side Rating Front Seat -
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat -
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