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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan SG (CMI)
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 19 28 $27,760 $30,675
4-Door Sedan SG 19 28 $28,531 $30,515
4-Door Sedan Ultra 18 27 $32,172 $35,550
4-Door Sedan SH 19 28 $29,452 $31,500
4-Door Sedan Custom
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Custom 19 30 $20,555 $22,465
4-Door Sedan Custom SG 19 30 $22,084 $23,620
4-Door Sedan Limited 19 30 $23,597 $25,790
4-Door Sedan Limited SG 19 30 $24,540 $26,820
Pricing
Invoice Price
$28,531
$20,555
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$30,515
$22,465
Monthly Payment Estimate
$509 / month
$374 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 28 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large Car Large Car
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 55.7 54.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 59.2 59.1
Second Head Room (in) 38.0 37.8
Passenger Capacity 6 6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.7 58.9
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 42.6
Front Hip Room (in) 56.4 54.6
Second Leg Room (in) 41.4 40.4
Front Head Room (in) 39.8 38.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 111.2 108.5
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 62.7 60.4
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.5 5.5
Length, Overall (in) 206.8 200.8
Height, Overall (in) 57.4 55.6
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.3 60.4
Wheelbase (in) 113.8 110.8
Liftover Height (in) 25.9 25.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.7 74.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 19.1 17.0
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System 4 Wheel 4 Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.94 x 0.43 NA
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA 8.85 x 1.77
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.85 x 1.26 10.83 x 1.27
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5 18.0
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.0 17.57
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.0 40.7
Steering Type Power Power
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.93 2.97
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 42.9 43.3
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P225/60R16 P205/70R15
Spare Tire Size T125/70R16 T125/70D15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/60R16 P205/70R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 100
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3740 3443
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 4.0 15 x 4
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 15 x 6
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 13.2 11.78
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 140 140
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 690 690
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 205 @ 5200 205 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System SFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 230 @ 4000 230 @ 4000
Engine Order Code L36 L36
Displacement 3.8L/231 3.8L/231
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 30
Transmission
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.39 2.39
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.57 1.57
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.05 2.86
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70 0.70
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.92 2.92
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Type 4 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Dr Sdn Custom
Vehicle Name Buick Park Avenue Buick LeSabre
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 35 35
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.18 1.18
Suspension Type - Rear Chapman Strut Chapman Strut w/
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 25 35
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut w/
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.709 0.590
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Coil Springs
 
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