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4-Door Wagon Manual Std
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 Manual XR 29 36 $14,641 $16,180
4-Door Wagon Automatic XR 28 33 $15,365 $16,980
4-Door Wagon Automatic AWD Std 26 31 $15,831 $17,115
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
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4-Door Sedan 2.0L Manual S
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 Wagon 2.0L Manual SX 26 32 $14,401 $14,999
4-Door Sedan 2.0L Manual w/ABS GS 26 32 $14,573 $15,199
4-Door Wagon 2.0L Manual w/ABS SX 26 32 $14,861 $15,499
4-Door Sedan 2.0L Automatic GS 26 31 $15,073 $15,699
4-Door Wagon 2.0L Automatic SX 26 31 $15,361 $15,999
4-Door Sedan 2.0L Automatic w/ABS GS 26 31 $15,533 $16,199
4-Door Wagon 2.0L Automatic w/ABS SX 26 31 $15,821 $16,499
4-Door Sedan 2.0L Automatic AWD GS 24 28 $16,033 $16,699
4-Door Wagon 2.0L Automatic AWD SX 24 28 $16,321 $16,999
4-Door Sedan 2.0L Automatic AWD w/ABS GS 24 28 $16,493 $17,199
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
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
29 mpg 26 mpg
Highway
36 mpg 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Station Wagon Compact
Interior Dimensions
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
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
Exterior Dimensions
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
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
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
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
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 -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.2 13.2
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
19.5 16.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.7 32.8
Steering Type
Variable Pwr Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.36 3.11
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
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
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/55R16 P185/65R14
Trailering
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
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2679 2604
Wheels
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
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 14 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
6.9 7.4
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 80
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 700
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
130 @ 6000 141 @ 5700
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas L4
Fuel System
SMPI NA
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
126 @ 4200 135 @ 3000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
1.8L/110 2.0L/122
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
29 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
36 32
Transmission
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
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
Summary
Body Style
5 Door Wagon 4dr Sedan
Vehicle Name
Toyota Matrix Suzuki Aerio
Suspension
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
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

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