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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 29 $24,453 $26,725
4-Door Sedan Limited 20 29 $29,632 $32,385
4-Door Base Sedan
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Base 21 32 $20,450 $22,350
4-Door Sedan LS 20 30 $23,295 $25,460
4-Door Sedan SS Supercharged 19 28 $26,127 $28,555
Pricing
Invoice Price
$24,453
$20,450
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$26,725
$22,350
Monthly Payment Estimate
$445 / month
$373 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 21 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large Car Large
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 39.9 38.4
Front Head Room (in) 38.8 39.2
Passenger Volume (ft³) 107.6 104.5
Second Hip Room (in) 56.6 55.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 59.1 59.0
Second Head Room (in) 37.8 36.8
Passenger Capacity 6 6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.7 58.9
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 42.2
Front Hip Room (in) 56.1 56.5
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.5 73.0
Track Width, Front (in) 62.3 62.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.4 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 200.0 200.0
Height, Overall (in) 57.0 57.3
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.3 61.1
Wheelbase (in) 112.2 110.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 18.0 18.6
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.9 x 1.26 11.93 x 1.26
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.9 x 0.43 10.9 x 0.43
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18 17.0
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.97 2.74
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17 15.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.7 38.0
Steering Type Pwr rack & pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P215/70R15 P225/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code QPK QUF
Front Tire Size P215/70R15 P225/60R16
Spare Tire Size Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code QPK QUF
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3567 3389
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 16 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 16 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10 11.7
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 102
Engine
Displacement 3.8L/231 3.4L/204
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 205 @ 5200 180 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System SFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 230 @ 4000 205 @ 4000
Engine Order Code L36 LA1
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 32
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.000 1.00
Trans Type 4 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.385 2.39
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.568 1.57
Trans Order Code MX0 MX0
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.83 2.86
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.705 0.71
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.921 2.92
Summary
Vehicle Name Buick LeSabre Chevrolet Impala
Body Style 4 Dr Sedan Custom 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA 0.55
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/level control w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 1.26
Suspension Type - Rear Independent MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/level control w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent MacPherson Strut
 
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