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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan Custom (CMI)
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Custom 20 29 $17,629 $18,855
4-Door Sedan Limited 20 29 $18,505 $20,225
99B 4-Door Sedan Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
99A 4-Door Sedan Manual 21 30 $13,805 $14,999
99A 4-Door Sedan Automatic 21 28 $14,604 $15,799
99A 4-Door Sedan V6 Manual GLS 20 29 $15,116 $16,999
99A 4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic GLS 20 28 $15,915 $17,799
99B 4-Door Sedan Manual 21 30 $13,805 $14,999
99B 4-Door Sedan Automatic 21 28 $14,304 $15,499
99B 4-Door Sedan V6 Manual GLS 20 29 $15,116 $16,999
99B 4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic GLS 20 28 $15,615 $17,499
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,629
$13,805
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,855
$14,999
Monthly Payment Estimate
$314 / month
$250 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 21 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 54.4 57.9
Second Leg Room (in) 36.9 36.2
Front Head Room (in) 39.4 39.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 101.8 100.0
Second Hip Room (in) 53.3 57.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.0 56.9
Second Head Room (in) 37.4 37.6
Passenger Capacity 6 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.1 55.7
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 43.3
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) 29.8 27.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.7 71.6
Track Width, Front (in) 62.0 59.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.7 6.3
Length, Overall (in) 194.6 185.4
Height, Overall (in) 56.6 55.5
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.1 59.1
Wheelbase (in) 109.0 106.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 16.7 13.2
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 8.9 x 1.8 9.0 x 1.7
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.8 x 1.3 10.12 x .87
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System 4 Wheel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake Type Power Pwr-Assisted
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.5 17.2
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.04 2.9
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 42.5 20.8
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.8 14.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.5 17.3
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P205/70R15 P195/70R14
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P205/70R15 P195/70R14
Spare Tire Size T125/70D15 T125/70D15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3340 3070
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 14 x 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 4.0 15 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 14 x 5.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.0 11.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 550
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105 90
Engine
Displacement 3.1L/191 2.4L/146
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 160 @ 5200 149 @ 5500
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System SFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 185 @ 4000 156 @ 3000
Engine Order Code L82 NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 21
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA 8.86
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.30
Trans Type 4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.78
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.38 3.46
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.57 1.95
Trans Order Code MX0 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.29 3.88
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70 0.94
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.92 3.46
Summary
Vehicle Name Buick Century Hyundai Sonata
Body Style 4dr Sdn Custom 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut w/ Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.47 .55
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Lower control arm Double-wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.10 .87
Suspension Type - Rear Tri-Link w/ Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) MacPherson Strut Multi-Link
 
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