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2005 Toyota Corolla
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4-Door Sedan Manual CE
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual CE 32 41 $12,744 $13,780
4-Door Sedan Automatic CE 30 38 $13,484 $14,580
4-Door Sedan Manual S 32 41 $13,416 $14,825
4-Door Sedan Manual LE 32 41 $13,563 $14,990
4-Door Sedan Automatic S 30 38 $14,140 $15,625
4-Door Sedan Automatic LE 30 38 $14,287 $15,790
4-Door Sedan Manual XRS 26 34 $15,886 $17,555
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4-Door Sedan Manual LX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual LX 25 33 $12,145 $12,850
4-Door Sedan Automatic LX 24 34 $13,060 $13,850
4-Door Sedan Manual EX 25 33 $13,200 $14,100
4-Door Sedan Automatic EX 24 34 $14,095 $15,100
4-Door Sedan Manual SX 25 33 $14,285 $15,250
5-Door HB Manual 25 33 $14,285 $15,250
4-Door Sedan Automatic SX 24 34 $15,195 $16,225
5-Door HB Automatic 24 34 $15,195 $16,225
Pricing
Invoice Price
$12,744
$12,145
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$13,780
$12,850
Monthly Payment Estimate
$230 / month
$214 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
32 mpg 25 mpg
Highway
41 mpg 33 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Midsize
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
37.1 38.2
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.5 53.9
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3 42.8
Front Hip Room (in)
51.9 52.4
Second Leg Room (in)
35.4 35.4
Front Head Room (in)
39.3 40.0
Passenger Volume (ft³)
90.3 98.1
Second Hip Room (in)
46.2 53.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.1 55.1
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in)
178.3 176.4
Height, Overall (in)
58.5 57.9
Track Width, Rear (in)
57.5 58.5
Wheelbase (in)
102.4 102.8
Liftover Height (in)
24.4 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
66.9 68.3
Track Width, Front (in)
58.3 58.9
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.7 6.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.6 12.2
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA 10.2 x 0.4
Brake Type
Power 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 - TBD - 10.8 x 1.0
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Brake ABS System
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.2 14.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.1 33.2
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.4 2.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
19.5 13.7
Tires
Front Tire Size
P185/65R15 P195/60R15
Spare Tire Size
T115/70D14 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P185/65R15 P195/60R15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2505 2701
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 15 x 6
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in)
14 x - TBD - - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
6.9 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
80 90
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
550 540
Engine
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
SEFI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
125 @ 4200 136 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
1.8L/108 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
130 @ 6000 138 @ 6000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
41 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
32 25
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.94 3.84
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.89 1.06
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.17 3.62
Clutch Size (in)
8.3 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.31 1.39
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.73 0.84
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.25 3.25
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.90 2.05
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4dr Sdn
Vehicle Name
Toyota Corolla Kia Spectra
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.94 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
MacPherson Strut Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Torsion Bars Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
30.2 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.79 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
30.2 - TBD -

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