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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan CE Manual (SE)
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual CE 32 40 $12,550 $13,570
4-Door Sedan Automatic CE 29 38 $13,290 $14,370
4-Door Sedan Manual S 32 40 $13,135 $14,515
4-Door Sedan Manual LE 32 40 $13,283 $14,680
4-Door Sedan Automatic S 29 38 $13,859 $15,315
4-Door Sedan Automatic LE 29 38 $14,007 $15,480
4-Door Sedan ES Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual ES 27 33 $13,175 $14,047
4-Door Sedan Automatic ES 24 31 $13,925 $14,847
4-Door Sedan Manual OZ-Rally 27 33 $14,869 $15,857
4-Door Sedan Automatic LS 24 31 $15,143 $16,147
4-Door Sedan Automatic OZ-Rally 24 31 $15,620 $16,657
4-Door Sedan Manual Evolution 18 26 $27,231 $28,987
Pricing
Invoice Price
$12,550
$13,175
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$13,570
$14,047
Monthly Payment Estimate
$226 / month
$234 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 32 mpg 27 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 40 mpg 33 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 46.2 50.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.1 54.1
Second Head Room (in) 37.1 36.7
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.5 53.3
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 43.2
Front Hip Room (in) 51.9 51.2
Second Leg Room (in) 35.4 36.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 90.3 93.9
Front Head Room (in) 39.1 38.8
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.7 4.9
Length, Overall (in) 178.3 177.6
Height, Overall (in) 57.5 54.1
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.5 57.9
Wheelbase (in) 102.4 102.4
Liftover Height (in) 24.4 NA
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.9 66.7
Track Width, Front (in) 58.3 57.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.6 11.3
Brakes
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
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 7.9 x - TBD - 8.0 x 1.17
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.8 x 0.9 10.1 x 0.94
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.2 13.2
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 19.5 15.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.1 32.8
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.4 3.19
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - NA
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P185/65R15 P185/65R14
Spare Tire Size T115/70D14 T125/70D15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P185/65R15 P185/65R14
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 100
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1500 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 1000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150 100
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2502 2646
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 14 x - TBD - 15 x 4.0T
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 14 x 5.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 14 x 5.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.9 6.4
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 80 85
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System EFI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 125 @ 4200 130 @ 4250
Engine Order Code NA 4G94
Displacement 1.8L/108 2.0L/122.0 CID
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 130 @ 6000 120 @ 5500
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 32 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 40 33
Transmission
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.25 3.36
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.90 1.95
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.94 3.72
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.89 1.03
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.17 3.58
Clutch Size (in) 8.3 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.31 1.38
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 0.77
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Toyota Corolla Mitsubishi Lancer
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 30.2 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.94 0.98
Suspension Type - Rear MacPherson Strut Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Torsion Bars w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30.2 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.79 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
 
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