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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan Custom
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Body Style

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Custom 20 30 $19,960 $21,815
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual
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Body Style

Transmission

Engine

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual 22 30 $14,559 $15,999
4-Door Sedan I4 Automatic 22 30 $15,308 $16,799
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic 19 27 $16,082 $17,649
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic GLS 19 27 $17,034 $18,799
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic LX 19 27 $17,840 $19,799
Pricing
Invoice Price
$19,960
$14,559
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$21,815
$15,999
Monthly Payment Estimate
$364 / month
$267 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 30 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 53.3 54.4
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
Front Hip Room (in) 54.4 55.8
Second Leg Room (in) 36.9 36.2
Passenger Volume (ft³) 101.8 100.0
Front Head Room (in) 39.4 39.3
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.7 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 194.6 186.9
Height, Overall (in) 56.6 56.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.1 60.2
Wheelbase (in) 109.0 106.3
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.7 71.7
Track Width, Front (in) 62.0 60.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 16.7 14.1
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 10.3 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 11.0 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17 17.2
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 14.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.5 34.4
Steering Type Pwr rack & pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 2.92
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code QGY NA
Front Tire Size P205/70R15 P205/65R15
Spare Tire Size compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code QGY NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P205/70R15 P205/65R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3342 3181
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 15 x 6
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 15 x 6
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 7.7
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 102 95
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System SFI MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 195 @ 4000 147 @ 3000
Engine Order Code LG8 NA
Displacement 3.1L/191 2.4L/143
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 175 @ 5200 138 @ 5500
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 30
Transmission
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.385 3.46
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.568 1.95
Trans Order Code MX0 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.05 3.88
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.705 0.94
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.921 3.46
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.000 1.30
Trans Type 4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.78
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Summary
Body Style 4dr Sdn Custom 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Buick Century Hyundai Sonata
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 1.00
Suspension Type - Rear 4-wheel Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Independent Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front 4-wheel Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.45
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Independent Double-wishbone
 
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