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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 Base
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Base 21 30 $18,050 $19,685
4-Door Sedan ES 19 29 $20,524 $22,465
Pricing
Invoice Price
$28,531
$18,050
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$30,515
$19,685
Monthly Payment Estimate
$509 / month
$328 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 21 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 28 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large Car Large
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 38.0 37.4
Passenger Capacity 6 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.7 58.1
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 42.2
Front Hip Room (in) 56.4 56.1
Second Leg Room (in) 41.4 39.1
Front Head Room (in) 39.8 38.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 111.2 104.5
Second Hip Room (in) 55.7 56.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 59.2 59.0
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.5 5.0
Length, Overall (in) 206.8 203.7
Height, Overall (in) 57.4 55.9
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.3 62.0
Wheelbase (in) 113.8 113.0
Liftover Height (in) 25.9 32.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.7 74.7
Track Width, Front (in) 62.7 62.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 19.1 18.4
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.94 x 0.43 10.6 x 0.5
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.85 x 1.26 11.1 x 1.0
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4 Wheel NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5 17.0
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.0 17.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.0 37.7
Steering Type Power Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.93 3.1
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 42.9 40.4
Tires
Front Tire Size P225/60R16 P205/70R15
Spare Tire Size T125/70R16 T135/80D16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/60R16 P205/70R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 1500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 150
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3740 3422
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 4.0 16 x 4
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 15 x 6
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 15 x 6
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 13.2 10.9
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 140 120
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 690 500
Engine
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System SFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 230 @ 4000 190 @ 4850
Engine Order Code L36 NA
Displacement 3.8L/231 2.7L/165
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 205 @ 5200 200 @ 5800
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 21
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.57 1.57
Trans Order Code NA DGB
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.05 3.89
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70 0.69
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.92 2.84
Clutch Size (in) NA N/A
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Type 4 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA Electronic
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.39 2.21
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan Base
Vehicle Name Buick Park Avenue Dodge Intrepid
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.18 0.98
Suspension Type - Rear Chapman Strut Chapman Struts
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 25 30.0
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Struts
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.709 0.63
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 35 32.0
 
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