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Selected Style 2-Door Sedan CE Manual
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Transmission

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Sedan CE Manual CE 32 39 $10,080 $10,698
2-Door Sedan CE Automatic CE 29 34 $10,551 $11,198
4-Door Sedan CE Manual CE 32 39 $11,279 $12,168
4-Door Sedan CE Automatic CE 30 37 $11,936 $12,878
2-Door Sedan Manual Limited Edition 32 39 $10,080 $10,698
2-Door Sedan Automatic Limited Edition 29 34 $10,551 $11,198
4-Door Sedan GL Manual
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual GL 31 37 $11,303 $11,899
4-Door Sedan Automatic GL 27 34 $12,253 $12,899
4-Door Sedan Manual GLX 31 37 $12,348 $12,999
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLX+ 27 34 $14,058 $14,799
Pricing
Invoice Price
$10,080
$11,303
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$10,698
$11,899
Monthly Payment Estimate
$178 / month
$198 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 32 mpg 31 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 39 mpg 37 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sub-Compact Sub-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 49.0 48.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 51.3 51.8
Second Head Room (in) 36.5 37.2
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 51.6 52.1
Front Leg Room (in) 41.2 42.3
Front Hip Room (in) 54.0 50.8
Second Leg Room (in) 31.9 34.1
Front Head Room (in) 38.6 39.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 81.0 97.9
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.9 5.5
Length, Overall (in) 161.8 165.2
Height, Overall (in) 54.1 53.9
Track Width, Rear (in) 56.3 56.5
Wheelbase (in) 93.7 97.6
Liftover Height (in) 25.0 25.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 64.8 66.1
Track Width, Front (in) 55.1 56.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 9.3 12.0
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) 7.1 x 1.0 7.87 x 1.18
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 9.3 x 0.7 9.17 x 0.79
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 11.9 13.5
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.5 15.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 31.5 32.2
Steering Type Rack & Pinion Power
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.0 3.2
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 33.5 34.8
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P175/65R14 P155/80R13
Spare Tire Size T115/70D14 T115/70D14
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P175/65R14 P155/80R13
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2010 2183
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact 14 x 4
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 13 x 4.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 13 x 4.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 5.2 4.4
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 60 70
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 306 390
Engine
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas L4
Fuel System EFI MFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 100 @ 4400 94 @ 3200
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 1.5L/92 1.6L/97 CID
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 93 @ 5400 98 @ 6000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 32 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 39 37
Transmission
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.25 3.27
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.90 1.89
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.72 3.79
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.89 0.91
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.55 3.42
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - 7.48
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.23 1.28
Trans Type 5 5-Speed Manual
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 0.76
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Sedan 4-dr Sedan
Vehicle Name Toyota Tercel Suzuki Esteem
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 30 30
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.75 0.87
Suspension Type - Rear Torsion Beam MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA w/coil spring
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 25 30
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 1.13 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA w/coil spring
 
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