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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan VE Manual
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Body Style

Transmission

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual VE 31 38 $11,318 $12,418
4-Door Sedan Automatic VE 28 32 $11,774 $12,918
4-Door Sedan Manual CE 31 38 $11,610 $13,108
4-Door Sedan Automatic CE 29 37 $12,319 $13,908
4-Door Sedan Manual LE 31 38 $13,346 $15,068
4-Door Sedan Automatic LE 29 37 $14,054 $15,868
4-Door Sedan SE Sport
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan SE Sport 20 29 $15,501 $17,035
4-Door Sedan SVT 20 29 $20,725 $22,905
Pricing
Invoice Price
$11,318
$15,501
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$12,418
$17,035
Monthly Payment Estimate
$207 / month
$284 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 31 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 38 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 50.5 50.7
Second Leg Room (in) 33.2 35.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 88 89.6
Front Head Room (in) 39.3 39.0
Second Hip Room (in) 51.2 45.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.8 53.9
Second Head Room (in) 36.9 36.8
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.2 53.3
Front Leg Room (in) 42.5 42.4
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.1 58.5
Wheelbase (in) 97.0 106.5
Liftover Height (in) 24.4 25.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.7 69.1
Track Width, Front (in) 57.5 59.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.7 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 174.0 185.3
Height, Overall (in) 53.7 54.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.1 13.9
Brakes
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 7.9 x - TBD - 8.0 x 1.5
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.0 x 0.9 10.24 x 0.94
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.2 15.0
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.3 2.71
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 34.1 39.0
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 18.1 14.54
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 32.2 37.3
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P175/65R14 P205/60R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA T35
Front Tire Size P175/65R14 P205/60R15
Spare Tire Size T115/70D14 T135/80R15
Front Tire Order Code NA T35
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1500 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2414 2603
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 14 x - TBD - 15 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.1 8.9
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 590
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 80 130
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 122 @ 4400 165 @ 4250
Engine Order Code NA 99L
Displacement 1.8L/108 2.5L/155
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 125 @ 5600 170 @ 6250
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System EFI SMPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 38 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 31 20
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.17 3.42
Clutch Size (in) 8.3 9.45
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.31 1.45
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 0.77
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.25 3.46
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.90 2.14
Trans Order Code NA 445
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.72 4.06
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.89 1.03
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Toyota Corolla Ford Contour
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30.2 32
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Indep MacPherson
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.6 0.63
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 30.2 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) NA 0.79
Suspension Type - Rear MacPherson Strut Indep Quadralink
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
 
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