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4dr Sedan Base


Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 8.7 x 2.2
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.1 x 0.9
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.6 x 0.5
Brake Type Power
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
Brake ABS System

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 16.7

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.9


Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 90


Engine Type Gas V6
Displacement 3.5L/215
Displacement 3.3L/201
Fuel System SMPI
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 215 @ 5850
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 221 @ 3100
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 161 @ 5300
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 181 @ 3200
Engine Order Code EGE
Engine Order Code EGB

Exterior Dimensions

Height, Overall (in) 56.3
Liftover Height (in) 28.8
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.9
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.0
Track Width, Front (in) 62.0
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.3
Length, Overall (in) 201.7
Wheelbase (in) 113.0

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.0

Interior Dimensions

Front Shoulder Room (in) 59.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) 103.6
Passenger Capacity 5
Front Hip Room (in) 56.2
Second Head Room (in) 37.2
Front Leg Room (in) 42.3
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.9
Second Hip Room (in) 58.1
Passenger Capacity 6
Front Head Room (in) 38.4
Second Leg Room (in) 38.7


EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17


Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.5
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 40.3
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.7
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.11


Vehicle Name Dodge Intrepid
Body Style 4 Door Sedan Base


Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Multilink
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.59
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.93
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs


Spare Tire Size P225/60R16
Rear Tire Size P225/60R16
Front Tire Size P225/60R16
Spare Tire Order Code
Rear Tire Order Code
Front Tire Order Code
Spare Tire Size T135/80D15


Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)


Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.57
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.84
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD,
Trans Type 4
Trans Order Code DGB
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.66
Clutch Size (in)
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.21
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)


EPA Classification Large

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3400


Front Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 4.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel