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So picked up my 2009 Passion on Friday and have been digging into it already. One of the things I wanted to know was how much it weighed and what the CG was. Tried searching on the CG and found a lot of conjecture but no real numbers. So I went and measured it.

Car is 1814lbs with a full tank of gas. We also measured the CG by jacking up one end looking at the weight again and doing some math. The magic number is 29.57". Really a lot higher than I expected. I figured with the fuel and drivetrain so low it would come out lower.
 

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I would gave guessed around 20 inches in height. It seems implausible that the CG is higher than the chassis, engine, and transmission.

I corner weighted my ED and it was not nearly as evenly distributed as your ICE. Did you measure it again with a driver?
 

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Did not measure it with me in the car. I am with you and would have guessed it to be lower. We actually double checked by lifting the opposite end of the car and rerunning the numbers. It was within a 1/4" of the first measurement.
 
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