Specs

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SE 2dr Coupe SE

Brakes

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Brake Type Power
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.2 x 0.79
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 7.87 x 1.77
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.4

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 9.72
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 9.6

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 525
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105

Engine

SAE Net Torque @ RPM 150 @ 4400
Engine Order Code LD9
Engine Order Code LN2
Engine Type Gas L4
Displacement 2.4L/146
Displacement 2.2L/133
Fuel System SFI
Fuel System MPFI
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 150 @ 5200
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 120 @ 5200
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 130 @ 4000

Exterior Dimensions

Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 56.8
Track Width, Front (in) 57.6
Liftover Height (in) 27.7
Height, Overall (in) 53.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.4
Length, Overall (in) 181.9
Wheelbase (in) 104.1

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.2

Interior Dimensions

Second Leg Room (in) 32.6
Second Head Room (in) 36.6
Second Hip Room (in) 50.9
Front Hip Room (in) 48.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.1
Front Leg Room (in) 42.1
Front Head Room (in) 37.6
Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 87.2
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.8

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 37
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 34
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 32

Steering

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.6
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.6
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 37.2

Summary

Vehicle Name Pontiac Sunfire
Body Style 2 Door Coupe SE
Vehicle Name Pontiac Sunfire

Suspension

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Twist Beam
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.74
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 25
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Trailing Arm
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs

Tires

Rear Tire Order Code QPD
Front Tire Order Code QFB
Front Tire Order Code QPD
Spare Tire Size T115/70R14
Rear Tire Size P195/70R14
Rear Tire Size P195/65R15
Front Tire Size P195/70R14
Front Tire Size P195/65R15
Spare Tire Order Code
Rear Tire Order Code QFB

Trailering

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000

Transmission

Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.0
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.94
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.18
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.91
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.63
Clutch Size (in) 8.46
Clutch Size (in)
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.58
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.07
Trans Order Code MX1
Trans Order Code MX0
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.45
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.68
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.92
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.63
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.60
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.18
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.33
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.58
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.13
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.74
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.91
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.84
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.96
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.73
Trans Description Cont. Again
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD
Trans Description Cont. Automatic
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD
Trans Type 5
Trans Type 3
Trans Type 4
Trans Order Code MM5

Vehicle

EPA Classification Subcompact

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2627

Wheels

Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in) 14 x 4
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 6

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