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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan CX
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan CX 20 29 $20,894 $22,835
4-Door Sedan CXL 20 29 $23,181 $25,335
4-Door Sedan CXS 20 29 $25,926 $28,335
4-Door Sedan i Manual
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual i 23 31 $17,530 $18,995
4-Door Sedan Automatic i 23 28 $17,530 $18,995
4-Door Sedan Manual Sport i 23 31 $20,014 $21,695
4-Door Sedan Automatic Sport i 23 28 $20,014 $21,695
4-Door Sedan Automatic Grand Touring i 23 28 $22,682 $24,595
4-Door Sedan Manual Sport s 19 26 $21,762 $23,595
4-Door Sedan Automatic Sport s 20 27 $21,762 $23,595
4-Door Sedan Automatic Grand Touring s 20 27 $24,522 $26,595
5-Door HB Manual Sport i 23 31 $20,383 $22,095
5-Door HB Automatic Sport i 23 28 $20,383 $22,095
5-Door HB Manual Sport s 19 26 $22,451 $24,345
5-Door HB Automatic Sport s 20 27 $22,451 $24,345
5-Door Wagon Manual s 19 26 $21,303 $23,095
5-Door Wagon Automatic s 20 27 $21,303 $23,095
5-Door Wagon Manual Sport s 19 26 $22,544 $24,445
5-Door Wagon Automatic Sport s 20 27 $22,544 $24,445
5-Door Wagon Automatic Grand Touring s 20 27 $24,891 $26,995
Pricing
Invoice Price
$20,894
$17,530
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$22,835
$18,995
Monthly Payment Estimate
$381 / month
$317 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 23 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Midsize
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.0 54.9
Front Leg Room (in) 42.3 42.3
Front Hip Room (in) 55.3 54.7
Second Leg Room (in) 37.6 36.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 99.4 96.1
Front Head Room (in) 39.4 38.7
Second Hip Room (in) 54.6 54.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.2 56.1
Second Head Room (in) 37.2 37.1
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 57.4 56.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.5 60.6
Wheelbase (in) 110.5 105.3
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.0 70.1
Track Width, Front (in) 61.7 60.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 5.1
Length, Overall (in) 198.1 186.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 16.0 15.2
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.6 x 0.55 11.0 x 0.4
Brake Type Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.7 x 1.26 11.1 x 1.0
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System NA Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17 18.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.4 38.7
Steering Type Pwr rack & pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.39 2.5
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.3 16.1
Tires
Spare Tire Size Compact T115/70R15
Front Tire Order Code QPX NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/60R16 P205/60VR16
Rear Tire Order Code QPX NA
Front Tire Size P225/60R16 P205/60VR16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3495 3102
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact 15 x 4.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.6 7.9
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 90
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System SFI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 230 @ 4000 155 @ 4000
Engine Order Code L26 NA
Displacement 3.8L/231 2.3L/138
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 200 @ 5200 160 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 23
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.86 4.39
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.71 0.97
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.92 3.31
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.23
Trans Type 4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.76
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.39 3.17
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.57 1.84
Trans Order Code MX0 NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan CX 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Buick LaCrosse Mazda Mazda6
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Independent E-Type
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Premium Ride w/multi-links
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Premium Ride w/double wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
 
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