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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan Base FWD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan FWD Base 25 36 $30,393 $31,660
4-Door Sedan FWD Leather 25 36 $32,515 $33,870
4-Door Sedan FWD Premium 1 17 27 $33,873 $35,285
4-Door Sedan FWD Premium 2 17 27 $35,236 $36,705
4-Door Sedan FWD Touring 17 27 $37,670 $39,240
4-Door Sedan AWD Leather 17 25 $34,593 $36,035
4-Door Sedan AWD Premium 1 17 25 $35,961 $37,460
4-Door Sedan RWD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD 19 31 $29,167 $30,345
4-Door Sedan AWD 18 27 $31,467 $32,845
4-Door Sedan RWD 300S 19 31 $31,927 $33,345
4-Door Sedan AWD 300S 18 27 $34,227 $35,845
4-Door Sedan RWD 300C 19 31 $34,687 $36,345
4-Door Sedan AWD 300C 18 27 $36,987 $38,845
4-Door Sedan RWD Luxury Series 19 31 $38,046 $39,995
4-Door Sedan AWD Luxury Series 18 27 $40,207 $42,345
4-Door Sedan RWD SRT8 14 23 $46,775 $48,450
4-Door Sedan AWD 300S Glacier 18 27 $33,767 $35,345
4-Door Sedan RWD 300C John Varvatos Luxury Edition 19 31 $38,827 $40,845
4-Door Sedan RWD 300C John Varvatos Limited Edition 19 31 $38,827 $40,845
4-Door Sedan AWD 300C John Varvatos Luxury Edition 18 27 $41,127 $43,345
4-Door Sedan RWD Motown 19 31 $29,167 $30,345
4-Door Sedan RWD 300 SRT8 Core 14 23 $43,095 $44,450
Pricing
Invoice Price
$30,393
$29,167
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$31,660
$30,345
Monthly Payment Estimate
$528 / month
$506 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
8.2
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TCC Rating
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2013 Buick LaCrosse hits the mark for comfort, sophistication, and refinement in a large sedan—and its 36-mpg rating is icing on the cake. The image-building 2013 Chrysler 300 is handsome and classy, as well as a proper luxury car or a scorching muscle sedan.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 25 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 36 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Midsize Cars Large Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 40.5 40.100
Front Head Room (in) 38.0 38.600
Second Hip Room (in) 53.9 56.100
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.4 59.500
Passenger Volume (ft³) 100.0 106.300
Second Head Room (in) 37.3 37.900
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.0 57.700
Front Leg Room (in) 41.7 41.800
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Front Hip Room (in) 55.2 56.200
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 30.100
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.1 75.000
Track Width, Front (in) 61.7 63.400
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 4.700
Length, Overall (in) 196.9 198.600
Height, Overall (in) 59.2 58.400
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.0 63.800
Wheelbase (in) 111.7 120.200
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 10.8 16.300
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.6 x 1.2 - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.4 x 0.9 - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.8 19.500
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.75 2.800
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) NA N/A
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.2 15.500
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.8 38.700
Steering Type Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P235/50R17 P215/65R17
Rear Tire Order Code RAF TW1
Front Tire Size P235/50R17 P215/65R17
Spare Tire Size NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code RAF TW1
Spare Tire Order Code NA TBG
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 1000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150 150
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 1000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3774 4029
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material NA - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x - TBD - 17 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x - TBD - 17 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 9.6 14.000
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 438 730
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120 160
Engine
Fuel System Direct Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 172 @ 4900 260 @ 4800
Engine Order Code LUK ERB
Displacement 2.4/145 3.6L/220
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 182 @ 6700 292 @ 6350
Engine Type Gas/Electric I4 Gas V6
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 29 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 36 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 25 19
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.45 1.670
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/manual shift Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.75 1.000
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.58 4.710
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.91 2.100
Trans Type 6 8
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.290
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.84 3.300
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.96 3.140
Trans Order Code MHH DFG
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.64 2.650
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.840
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.670
Summary
Vehicle Name Buick LaCrosse Chrysler 300
Body Style Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA 0.500
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) NA - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) NA 1.000
Suspension Type - Rear 4-Link Five-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Short-Long Arm
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 6.3 8.0
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 7 6
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating
 
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