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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 $20,166 $22,040
4-Door Sedan GS
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Body Style

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan GS 20 27 $19,499 $21,465
4-Door Sedan LS 20 27 $22,169 $24,465
4-Door Wagon LS 19 27 $22,967 $25,130
Pricing
Invoice Price
$20,166
$19,499
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$22,040
$21,465
Monthly Payment Estimate
$367 / month
$358 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 30 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 42.2
Front Hip Room (in) 54.4 54.5
Second Leg Room (in) 36.9 38.9
Front Head Room (in) 39.4 39.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 101.8 102.5
Second Hip Room (in) 53.3 55.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.0 57.3
Second Head Room (in) 37.4 36.7
Passenger Capacity 6 6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.1 56.6
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.1 62.1
Wheelbase (in) 109.0 108.5
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.7 73.0
Track Width, Front (in) 62.0 61.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 194.6 199.8
Height, Overall (in) 56.6 55.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 16.7 16.0
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.8 x 1.3 NA
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA 8.9 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.8 x 1.3 11.6 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17 18.0
Steering
Steering Type Pwr rack & pinion Variable Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.74 2.68
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.2 17.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.5 39.7
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P205/70R15 P215/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code QGY NA
Front Tire Size P205/70R15 P215/60R16
Spare Tire Size - TBD - Compact
Front Tire Order Code QGY NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 NA
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3342 3318
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 16 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 16 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.6 11.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 195 @ 4000 186 @ 5500
Engine Order Code LG8 N/A
Displacement 3.1L/191 3.0L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 175 @ 5200 153 @ 5000
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System SFI SMPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 20
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.921 2.77
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.000 1.00
Trans Type 4 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.385 2.26
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.568 1.54
Trans Order Code MX0 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.05 3.96
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.705 0.69
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Summary
Body Style 4dr Sdn Custom 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Buick Century Mercury Sable
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Independent w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front 4-wheel MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Independent w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear 4-wheel Indep Quadralink
 
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