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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 Automatic
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Automatic i 23 28 $17,530 $18,995
4-Door Sedan Manual i 23 31 $17,530 $18,995
4-Door Sedan Automatic Sport i 23 28 $20,014 $21,695
4-Door Sedan Manual Sport i 23 31 $20,014 $21,695
5-Door HB Automatic Sport i 23 28 $20,383 $22,095
5-Door HB Manual Sport i 23 31 $20,383 $22,095
5-Door Wagon Automatic s 20 27 $21,303 $23,095
5-Door Wagon Manual s 19 26 $21,303 $23,095
4-Door Sedan Automatic Sport s 20 27 $21,762 $23,595
4-Door Sedan Manual Sport s 19 26 $21,762 $23,595
5-Door HB Automatic Sport s 20 27 $22,451 $24,345
5-Door HB Manual Sport s 19 26 $22,451 $24,345
5-Door Wagon Automatic Sport s 20 27 $22,544 $24,445
5-Door Wagon Manual Sport s 19 26 $22,544 $24,445
4-Door Sedan Automatic Grand Touring i 23 28 $22,682 $24,595
4-Door Sedan Automatic Grand Touring s 20 27 $24,522 $26,595
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 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Midsize
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 37.6 36.5
Front Head Room (in) 39.4 38.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 99.4 96.1
Second Hip Room (in) 54.6 54.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.2 56.1
Second Head Room (in) 37.2 37.1
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
Exterior Dimensions
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
Height, Overall (in) 57.4 56.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.5 60.6
Wheelbase (in) 110.5 105.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 16.0 15.2
Brakes
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
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17 18.0
Steering
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
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.4 38.7
Steering Type Pwr rack & pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P225/60R16 P205/60VR16
Rear Tire Order Code QPX NA
Front Tire Size P225/60R16 P205/60VR16
Spare Tire Size Compact T115/70R15
Front Tire Order Code QPX NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
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
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3495 3153
Wheels
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
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - 16 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.6 7.9
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 90
Engine
Displacement 3.8L/231 2.3L/138
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 200 @ 5200 160 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System SFI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 230 @ 4000 155 @ 4000
Engine Order Code L26 NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 28
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA N/A
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Type 4 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.39 2.28
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.57 1.55
Trans Order Code MX0 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.86 4.42
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.71 0.70
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.92 2.82
Summary
Vehicle Name Buick LaCrosse Mazda Mazda6
Body Style 4 Door Sedan CX 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
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 -
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
 
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