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2004 Saturn Ion
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4-Door Sedan Manual ION 1
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual ION 1 26 35 $9,753 $10,430
4-Door Sedan Automatic ION 1 23 32 $10,665 $11,410
4-Door Sedan Manual ION 2 26 35 $13,246 $14,185
Quad Coupe Manual ION 2 26 35 $13,757 $14,735
4-Door Sedan Automatic ION 2 23 32 $14,083 $15,085
Quad Coupe Automatic ION 2 25 32 $14,594 $15,635
4-Door Sedan Manual ION 3 26 35 $14,664 $15,710
Quad Coupe Manual ION 3 26 35 $15,152 $16,235
4-Door Sedan Automatic ION 3 23 32 $15,501 $16,610
Quad Coupe Automatic ION 3 25 32 $15,989 $17,135
Quad Coupe Manual ION Red Line 23 29 $19,012 $20,385
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2-Door Base Coupe w/1SV
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Base Coupe w/1SV 26 33 $9,577 $10,135
2-Door Coupe Base 26 37 $13,309 $14,235
4-Door Sedan Base 26 37 $13,496 $14,435
2-Door Coupe LS 26 37 $14,871 $15,905
4-Door Sedan LS 26 37 $15,058 $16,105
2-Door Coupe LS Sport 26 37 $16,278 $17,410
4-Door Sedan LS Sport 26 37 $16,465 $17,610
Pricing
Invoice Price
$9,753
$9,577
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$10,430
$10,135
Monthly Payment Estimate
$174 / month
$169 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
26 mpg 26 mpg
Highway
35 mpg 33 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Sub-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
52.8 54.9
Front Leg Room (in)
42.2 41.9
Front Hip Room (in)
49.5 50.0
Second Leg Room (in)
33.3 32.7
Front Head Room (in)
40.0 37.6
Passenger Volume (ft³)
93.0 100
Second Hip Room (in)
49.6 49.5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.7 53.9
Second Head Room (in)
37.0 36.6
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
57.4 53.0
Track Width, Rear (in)
58.4 56.4
Wheelbase (in)
103.2 104.1
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - 26.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
67.2 68.7
Track Width, Front (in)
58.8 57.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 5.7
Length, Overall (in)
184.5 180.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.7 13.2
Brakes
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)
9.1 x - TBD - 9.06 x 1.57
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.1 x - TBD - 10.2 x 0.79
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.2 14.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.8 35.6
Steering Type
Pwr Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.5 2.6
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.6 14.7
Tires
Spare Tire Size
Compact T115/70D14
Front Tire Order Code
NA QFB
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P185/70R14 P195/70R14
Rear Tire Order Code
NA QFB
Front Tire Size
P185/70R14 P195/70R14
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
120 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 1000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2692 2617
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
14 x 5.5 14 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
14 x 5.5 14 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact 14 x 6.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
6.9 9.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
90 105
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 525
Engine
Fuel System
SFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
145 @ 4400 150 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
L61 L61
Displacement
2.2L/134 2.2L/134
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
140 @ 5800 140 @ 5600
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas L4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
35 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
26 26
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.84 3.94
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.98 0.98
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Trans Manual w/4th & 5th OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.58 3.58
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - 8.46
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.35 1.35
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 0.69
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.31 3.31
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.02 2.02
Trans Order Code
M86 MM5
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name
Saturn Ion Chevrolet Cavalier
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Semi-indep Torsion Trailing Axle
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Stabilizer Bar w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - 25
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Stabilizer Bar w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 0.75

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