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Selected Style 5-Door Wagon Std Manual (Natl)
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Wagon Manual Std 29 36 $13,568 $14,670
4-Door Wagon Automatic Std 28 33 $14,308 $15,470
4-Door Wagon Automatic AWD Std 26 31 $15,831 $17,115
4-Door Wagon Manual XR 29 36 $14,641 $16,180
4-Door Wagon Automatic XR 28 33 $15,365 $16,980
4-Door Wagon Automatic AWD XR 26 31 $16,691 $18,445
4-Door Wagon 6-Speed Manual XRS 25 30 $16,968 $18,750
4-Door Wagon Automatic XRS 26 30 $17,492 $19,330
4-Door Sedan S 2.0L Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 2.0L Manual S 26 32 $12,961 $13,499
4-Door Sedan 2.0L Automatic S 26 31 $13,921 $14,499
4-Door Sedan 2.0L Manual GS 26 32 $14,113 $14,699
4-Door Sedan 2.0L Automatic GS 26 31 $15,073 $15,699
4-Door Sedan 2.0L Manual w/ABS GS 26 32 $14,573 $15,199
4-Door Sedan 2.0L Automatic w/ABS GS 26 31 $15,533 $16,199
4-Door Sedan 2.0L Automatic AWD GS 24 28 $16,033 $16,699
4-Door Sedan 2.0L Automatic AWD w/ABS GS 24 28 $16,493 $17,199
4-Door Wagon 2.0L Manual SX 26 32 $14,401 $14,999
4-Door Wagon 2.0L Automatic SX 26 31 $15,361 $15,999
4-Door Wagon 2.0L Manual w/ABS SX 26 32 $14,861 $15,499
4-Door Wagon 2.0L Automatic w/ABS SX 26 31 $15,821 $16,499
4-Door Wagon 2.0L Automatic AWD SX 24 28 $16,321 $16,999
4-Door Wagon 2.0L Automatic AWD w/ABS SX 24 28 $16,781 $17,499
Pricing
Invoice Price
$13,568
$12,961
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$14,670
$13,499
Monthly Payment Estimate
$245 / month
$225 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 29 mpg 26 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Small Station Wagon Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 51.7 48.8
Second Leg Room (in) 36.3 36.0
Front Head Room (in) 40.6 40.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 96.2 90
Second Hip Room (in) 47.8 49.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.2 53.7
Second Head Room (in) 39.8 37.6
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.6 52.9
Front Leg Room (in) 41.8 41.4
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.9 56.9
Wheelbase (in) 102.4 97.6
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.9 67.7
Track Width, Front (in) 59.6 57.1
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.9 5.9
Length, Overall (in) 171.3 171.3
Height, Overall (in) 60.6 60.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) 53.2 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) 21.8 -
Trunk Volume (ft³) - 14.6
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.0 x - TBD - - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.8 x - TBD - - TBD -
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 Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.2 13.2
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.36 3.11
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 19.5 16.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.7 32.8
Steering Type Variable Pwr Pwr
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P205/55R16 P185/65R14
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P205/55R16 P185/65R14
Spare Tire Size Compact T125/70D15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1500 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2679 2604
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 14 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 14 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.9 7.4
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 700
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 80
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 126 @ 4200 135 @ 3000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 1.8L/110 2.0L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 130 @ 6000 141 @ 5700
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas L4
Fuel System SMPI NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 36 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 29 26
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.31 1.31
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 0.82
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 1.90
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.94 3.72
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.89 0.97
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.17 3.55
Summary
Vehicle Name Toyota Matrix Suzuki Aerio
Body Style 5 Door Wagon 4dr Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.79 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.95 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Torsion Beam MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar NA
 
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