Compare 1999 Buick Century vs 1999 Hyundai Sonata

1999 Buick Century
1999 Hyundai Sonata
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4-Door Sedan Custom
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
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99B 4-Door Sedan Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
99A 4-Door Sedan Manual 21 30 $13,805 $14,999
99B 4-Door Sedan Manual 21 30 $13,805 $14,999
99B 4-Door Sedan Automatic 21 28 $14,304 $15,499
99A 4-Door Sedan Automatic 21 28 $14,604 $15,799
99A 4-Door Sedan V6 Manual GLS 20 29 $15,116 $16,999
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
99A 4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic GLS 20 28 $15,915 $17,799
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,629
$13,805
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,855
$14,999
Monthly Payment Estimate
$314 / month
$250 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 21 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
6 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.1 55.7
Front Leg Room (in)
42.4 43.3
Front Hip Room (in)
54.4 57.9
Second Leg Room (in)
36.9 36.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
101.8 100.0
Front Head Room (in)
39.4 39.3
Second Hip Room (in)
53.3 57.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.0 56.9
Second Head Room (in)
37.4 37.6
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
56.6 55.5
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.1 59.1
Wheelbase (in)
109.0 106.3
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
16.7 13.2
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA NA
Brake Type
Power Pwr-Assisted
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17.5 17.2
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.5 17.3
Steering Type
Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
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
Tires
Spare Tire Size
T125/70D15 T125/70D15
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/70R15 P195/70R14
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P205/70R15 P195/70R14
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3340 3070
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 14 x 5.5
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
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
11.0 11.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
105 90
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 550
Engine
Fuel System
SFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
185 @ 4000 156 @ 3000
Engine Order Code
L82 NA
Displacement
3.1L/191 2.4L/146
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
160 @ 5200 149 @ 5500
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 21
Transmission
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
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
Summary
Body Style
4dr Sdn Custom 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Buick Century Hyundai Sonata
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Tri-Link w/ Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
MacPherson Strut Multi-Link
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

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