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4dr Sedan

Brakes

Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Brake ABS System
Brake ABS System 4-wheel
Brake Type Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 7.9 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.04 x 0.87

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.7

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.2
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.3

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 356
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 70

Engine

Fuel System MFI
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 100 @ 5600
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 105 @ 4400
Engine Order Code L01
Engine Type Gas L4
Displacement 1.6L/97

Exterior Dimensions

Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.3
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.1
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.7
Liftover Height (in) 26.4
Length, Overall (in) 173.0
Wheelbase (in) 97.1
Track Width, Front (in) 57.5
Height, Overall (in) 53.3

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.2

Interior Dimensions

Second Hip Room (in) 54.3
Passenger Capacity 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.4
Second Leg Room (in) 33.1
Second Head Room (in) 36.4
Front Hip Room (in) 51.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.1
Front Leg Room (in) 41.7
Front Head Room (in) 38.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 88.3

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 35

Steering

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 4.09
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 17.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 16.1
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 22.7
Steering Type Power
Steering Type Manual
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 18.1
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.27

Summary

Body Style 4dr Sedan

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
Suspension Type - Rear MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut

Tires

Spare Tire Order Code
Front Tire Size P175/65R14
Rear Tire Size P175/65R14
Spare Tire Size T115/70D14
Front Tire Order Code
Rear Tire Order Code

Trailering

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)

Transmission

Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.81
Trans Description Cont. Again 5th OD
Trans Description Cont. Again
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/4th &
Trans Description Cont. Automatic
Trans Type 5
Trans Type 3
Trans Order Code MM5
Trans Order Code MX1
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.72
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.53
Clutch Size (in) 8.3
Clutch Size (in)
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.25
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.30
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.82
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.97
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.31
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.90
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.55
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.55

Vehicle

EPA Classification Compact

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2359
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2403

Wheels

Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5
Front Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Size (in) 14 x 4