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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan Manual LE FWD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual FWD LE 23 33 $15,211 $15,845
4-Door Sedan CVT FWD LE Popular 25 32 $17,134 $17,849
4-Door Sedan CVT FWD Sport SE 23 30 $18,046 $18,799
5-Door HB Manual AWD Crossover 22 30 $16,318 $16,999
5-Door HB CVT AWD Crossover Premium 23 29 $18,408 $19,175
5-Door HB Manual AWD Crossover Technology 22 30 $18,574 $19,349
5-Door HB CVT AWD Crossover Technology 23 29 $19,630 $20,449
5-Door HB CVT FWD Sportback 23 30 $17,614 $18,349
4-Door Sedan S
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Titanium 29 39 $16,555 $17,200
5-Door HB Titanium 29 39 $17,518 $18,200
4-Door Sedan S S 29 39 $12,705 $13,200
4-Door Sedan SE 29 39 $14,630 $15,200
5-Door HB S 29 39 $13,668 $14,200
5-Door HB SE 29 39 $15,593 $16,200
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,211
$12,705
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,845
$13,200
Monthly Payment Estimate
$264 / month
$220 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC's Bottom Line A good value in the subcompact class, the Suzuki SX4 is one of the least expensive all-wheel-drive cars you can buy. Small cars don't need to be bland--the 2013 Ford Fiesta proves that with a saucy look and pert handling.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 23 mpg 29 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 33 mpg 39 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Small station wagon Subcompact
Number of Passenger Doors - 4
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 51.0 50.600
Second Leg Room (in) 35.8 31.200
Front Head Room (in) 39.6 39.100
Second Hip Room (in) 42.6 49.200
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.3 52.700
Passenger Volume (ft³) 104.0 85.100
Second Head Room (in) 37.6 37.100
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.8 49.000
Front Leg Room (in) 41.4 42.200
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.9 57.700
Wheelbase (in) 98.4 98.000
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.1 67.800
Track Width, Front (in) 59.1 57.700
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.3 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 177.6 173.600
Height, Overall (in) 60.8 58.000
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.5 12.800
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA 7.900 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 10.200 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - NA
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.2 12.000
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Electric Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.88 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) N/A - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.2 14.300
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.8 34.400
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/65R15 P185/60R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P195/65R15 P185/60R15
Spare Tire Size T125/70D16 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2833 2578
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x - TBD - 15 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x - TBD - 15 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 4.800
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System Electronic Fuel Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 140 @ 4000 112 @ 5000
Engine Order Code NA 99J
Displacement 2.0L/122 1.6L/97
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 150 @ 6200 120 @ 6350
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 26 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 33 39
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 29
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 2.040
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.12 4.070
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 0.950
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 3.850
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 1.280
Trans Type 6 5
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 0.760
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) - TBD - 3.610
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name Suzuki SX4 Ford Fiesta
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) N/A - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) N/A - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 0.900
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Twist Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 7.1 5.6
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 6 (2012) 8
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
Rollover Rating
 
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