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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan Custom
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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 Sedan XL (GS)
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan XL 22 31 $23,543 $26,350
4-Door Sedan Touring 22 31 $25,554 $28,600
4-Door Sedan XLS 22 31 $27,104 $30,800
4-Door Sedan Limited 22 31 $29,514 $33,540
Pricing
Invoice Price
$24,453
$23,543
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$26,725
$26,350
Monthly Payment Estimate
$445 / month
$439 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large Car Large
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 56.6 56.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 59.1 59.4
Second Head Room (in) 37.8 37.5
Passenger Capacity 6 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.7 58.2
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 41.3
Front Hip Room (in) 56.1 55.8
Second Leg Room (in) 39.9 40.9
Front Head Room (in) 38.8 38.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 107.6 106.9
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 62.3 62.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.4 5.3
Length, Overall (in) 200.0 197.2
Height, Overall (in) 57.0 58.5
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.3 61.6
Wheelbase (in) 112.2 111.0
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.5 72.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 18.0 14.4
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.9 x 1.26 11.7 x - 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) 10.9 x 0.43 10.9 x - 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) 18 18.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17 16.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.7 36.9
Steering Type Pwr rack & pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.97 3.22
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code QPK NA
Front Tire Size P215/70R15 P215/60R16
Spare Tire Size Compact P215/60R16
Front Tire Order Code QPK NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/70R15 P215/60R16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 200
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3567 3490
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact 16 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10 8.8
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 582
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 80
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 205 @ 5200 280 @ 6200
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System SFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 230 @ 4000 260 @ 4700
Engine Order Code L36 NA
Displacement 3.8L/231 3.5L/214
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 31
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.76
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.385 3.38
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.568 2.36
Trans Order Code MX0 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.83 3.08
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.705 1.05
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.921 4.24
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.000 1.52
Trans Type 4 5
Summary
Vehicle Name Buick LeSabre Toyota Avalon
Body Style 4 Dr Sedan Custom 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 0.94
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
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA 0.59
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/level control w/Coil Springs
 
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