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Vehicle 1998 Acura CL 2dr Cpe 3.0L Base 2004 Saturn ION Red Line Quad Coupe
100-amp alternator Yes No
16" x 6.0" 7-spoke cast-aluminum wheels Yes No
17.2 gallon fuel tank Yes No
2.0-Liter, Ecotec(TM), I4, 16-Valve, DOHC, SEFI Engine, Front/Transverse Mounted With Horsepower Of 200, Torque Of 200; Aluminum Block and Aluminum Head No Yes
2 Front and 2 Rear Cupholders, 4 Cupholders Total No Yes
2 Front Power Outlets No Yes
3.0L SOHC PGM-FI 24-valve V6 VTEC engine Yes No
3-channel, 4-sensor anti-lock brakes Yes No
3-coat, 3-bake paint Yes No
3-point auto retracting outboard seat belts Yes No
4-speed electronically-controlled automatic transmission w/OD, grade logic control system Yes No
4-Wheel Anti-Lock Brakes No Yes
4-wheel independent suspension w/coil springs, front/rear stabilizer bars Yes No
5-mph bumpers Yes No
5-Speed Manual Transmission With Overdrive No Yes
72 amp battery Yes No
8-way pwr driver seat w/auto-positioning feature, manual lumbar support Yes No
Adjustable front headrests Yes No
Alloy Wheels, 17-In. X 7-In. No Yes
AM/FM Stereo With 4 Speakers Total; CD Player; MP3 Player No Yes
Anti-theft alarm w/immobilizer system Yes No
Audible Warnings For Headlights-On, Key-In-Ignition, Parking Brake-On and Turn Signal-On No Yes
Automatic climate control air conditioning system Yes No
Automatic Headlights No Yes
Automatic Locking Retractors No Yes
Battery Saver No Yes
Body-Color Door Handles No Yes
Body Color Roof Rails No Yes
Carpet Located In Passenger Cabin and Trunk No Yes
Center console w/armrest, CD storage compartment, sunglass storage Yes No
Center-Mounted Silver-Faced Analog Instrument Cluster Includes Speedometer, Fuel Level Gauge, Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge and Text Warning Messages No Yes
Child Safety Door Locks Located On Rear Doors No Yes
Chrome Exhaust Tip No Yes
City 20/hwy 28 (3.0L engine/4-speed auto trans) Yes No
Cloth Seats No Yes
Color-keyed body-side moldings Yes No
Color-keyed front/rear bumpers Yes No
Color-keyed heated pwr mirrors Yes No
Color-keyed leather-wrapped tilt steering wheel w/radio controls Yes No
Compact Spare Tire No Yes
Covered Lower Console Storage Located On Floor With Armrest Storage No Yes
Cruise control Yes No
Cruise Control No Yes
Daytime Running Lights No Yes
Delayed Courtesy Light No Yes
Delayed Power Retention No Yes
Digital Clock No Yes
Digital quartz clock Yes No
Door storage compartments Yes No
Drive-By-Wire Control For Steering No Yes
Driver Airbag With Dual Stage Deployment No Yes
Driver & front passenger air bag supplemental restraint system (SRS) Yes No
Driver Seatback Storage Pocket No Yes
Dual cup holders Yes No
Dual illuminated visor vanity mirrors Yes No
Dual Power Adjustable Exterior Rearview Mirrors No Yes
Dual Rear Coupe Access Doors No Yes
Dust and Pollen Interior Air Filter No Yes
Easy Entry Seat Device No Yes
Extended Service Interval For Spark Plugs and Coolant No Yes
Flash-to-pass Yes No
Folding rear seat center armrest w/trunk pass-through Yes No
Front Air Dam No Yes
Front and Rear 5-MPH Bumpers No Yes
Front and Rear Crumple Zones No Yes
Front and Rear Door Mounted Storage No Yes
Front and Rear Outboard 3-Point Seatbelts No Yes
Front bucket seats Yes No
Front Carpeted and Embroidered Floor Mats No Yes
Front Driver Manul Lumbar Support No Yes
Front Dual Manually Reclining Bucket Seats With Manually Adjustable Headrests, Manually Adjustable Driver Side Seat Height and Front Passenger Folding Seat No Yes
Front Dual Sunvisors No Yes
Front Dual Vanity Mirrors No Yes
Front Fog Lights No Yes
Front Map Lights No Yes
Front mud guards Yes No
Front Passenger Airbag With Dual Stage Deployment No Yes
Front Power 295-mm Vented Disc and Rear Power 270-mm Disc Brakes No Yes
Front Pretensioners No Yes
Front/rear crumple zones Yes No
Front/rear pwr-assisted disc brakes (vented front) Yes No
Front Seatbelt Height Adjusters No Yes
Front side window defoggers Yes No
Front Stabilizer Bar No Yes
Front wheel drive Yes No
Galvanized body panels Yes No
Glovebox No Yes
Green heat-rejecting tinted glass Yes No
Halogen Headlights No Yes
High-pwr AM/FM audio system w/in-dash CD player, 6-Bose speakers Yes No
HomeLink universal garage door opener Yes No
Hydraulic engine mounts Yes No
Independent Strut Front Suspension With Performance Ride Type No Yes
Instrumentation-inc: speedometer, odometer, trip odometer, tachometer, temp/ fuel gauges Yes No
Integrated headlights Yes No
L A T C H No Yes
Leather Located On Shift Knob No Yes
Leather Seats No Yes
Leather Steering Wheel No Yes
Lighted ashtray/cigarette lighter Yes No
Maintenance interval indicator Yes No
Manual Air Conditioning No Yes
Manual passenger seat walk-in feature Yes No
Metallic Paint (If Selected) No Yes
Moquette cloth interior trim Yes No
Multi-Function Remote Operates Door Lock/Unlock, Panic Alarm, Anti-Theft, and Trunk No Yes
Overhead map lights Yes No
P205/55R16 SBR Michelin MXV4 tires Yes No
Panic Alarm No Yes
Passenger seatback pocket Yes No
Power Speed Sensing Rack and Pinion Variable Assisted Performance Tuned Steering No Yes
Power Windows With Driver One-Touch Down No Yes
Pre-Programmed Equalizer No Yes
Programmable Power Door Locks No Yes
Pwr tilt/sliding glass moonroof Yes No
Pwr windows/door locks Yes No
Radio Antenna No Yes
Rear Bench Seat With 60/40 Split Folding Seatback and Integral Headrests No Yes
Rear Carpeted and Embroidered Floor Mats No Yes
Rear Decklid Spoiler No Yes
Rear Seat Power Outlet No Yes
Rear Stabilizer Bar No Yes
Rear window antenna Yes No
Rear Window Defroster No Yes
Rear window defroster w/timer Yes No
Remote Decklid Release No Yes
Remote Keyless Entry Operated Via Key Fob No Yes
Remote keyless entry system Yes No
Remote trunk/fuel-filler door releases Yes No
SBRP215/45WR17 Continental(R) Performance Tires No Yes
Selective Locking/Unlocking Via Remote Keyless Entry No Yes
Semi-Independent Torsion Beam Rear Suspension With Performance Ride Type No Yes
Service Interval Indicator For Oil Level, Oil Quality and Tire Wear No Yes
Side Guard Door Beams No Yes
Side-impact door beams Yes No
Side-intrusion hip/shoulder pads Yes No
Simulated wood trim on instrument panel Yes No
Supercharger With Intercooler No Yes
Tachometer No Yes
Tamper-resistant door handles Yes No
Theater Style Rear Seating No Yes
Tilt Steering Column No Yes
Tinted Glass No Yes
Trunk Anti-Trap Device No Yes
Trunk light Yes No
Trunk Light No Yes
Upgraded Cloth Seats No Yes
Variable intermittent windshield wipers w/mist feature Yes No
Variable pwr-assisted rotary-valve rack-and-pinion steering Yes No
Vehicle Anti-Lockout No Yes
Vehicle Anti-Theft Via Engine Immobilizer and Alarm No Yes
Vehicle Speed Sensitive Windshield Wipers No Yes
Warning lights-inc: door ajar, parking/anti-lock brakes, seat belt, check engine, low fuel, battery, oil level Yes No

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