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Selected Style 3-Door LB GT Manual (SE)
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door LB Manual GT 28 33 $15,460 $17,085
3-Door LB Automatic GT 29 36 $16,184 $17,885
3-Door LB Manual GTS 23 32 $19,398 $21,555
3-Door LB Automatic GTS 23 30 $20,028 $22,255
3-Door Sport Coupe Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door Sport Coupe Manual 27 33 $18,192 $19,950
3-Door Sport Coupe Automatic 24 33 $19,011 $20,850
3-Door Sport Coupe Manual w/Leather 27 33 $19,102 $20,950
3-Door Sport Coupe Automatic w/Leather 24 33 $19,922 $21,850
3-Door Sport Coupe Type S 24 31 $21,124 $23,170
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,460
$18,192
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,085
$19,950
Monthly Payment Estimate
$285 / month
$333 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 28 mpg 27 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 33 mpg 33 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sub-Compact Sub-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 51.3 51.1
Second Leg Room (in) 27.0 29.2
Front Head Room (in) 38.4 37.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 89.2 79.2
Second Hip Room (in) 46.8 46.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.6 52.6
Second Head Room (in) 35.0 30.1
Passenger Capacity 4 4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 50.6 51.3
Front Leg Room (in) 43.6 43.1
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.2 58.5
Wheelbase (in) 102.4 101.2
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.3 67.9
Track Width, Front (in) 58.6 58.5
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.5 6.0
Length, Overall (in) 170.5 172.2
Height, Overall (in) 51.4 55.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) 16.9 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) 12.9 -
Trunk Volume (ft³) - 17.8
Brakes
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 7.9 x - TBD - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.8 x 1.0 10.3 x 0.82
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System NA 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 10.2 x 0.35
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5 13.2
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Assisted Rack & Pinion Variable Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.9 2.64
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 36.1 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.4 15.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.1 38.1
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/60R15 P205/55R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P195/60R15 P205/55R16
Spare Tire Size T125/70D16 P135/70R15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2425 2694
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.5 16" x 6.5"
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.5 16" x 6.5"
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 4 Compact
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.0 5.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 356 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 80 110
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 125 @ 4200 141 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 1.8L/110 2.0L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 140 @ 6400 160 @ 6500
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System MPFI PGM-FI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 33 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 28 27
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.17 3.267
Clutch Size (in) 8.3 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.39 1.212
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.82 0.738
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.25 3.583
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.90 1.880
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.31 4.389
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03 0.921
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Summary
Vehicle Name Toyota Celica Acura RSX
Body Style 2 Door Liftback 3 Door Coupe
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 25.0 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.67 0.75
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson strut w/Control Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32.0 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.87 0.90
Suspension Type - Rear Double wishbone Double-Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA NA
 
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