Compare 2000 Buick Park Avenue vs 2000 Mercedes-Benz S Class

2000 Buick Park Avenue
2000 Mercedes-Benz S Class
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4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 17 27 $28,928 $31,965
4-Door Sedan Ultra 16 25 $33,629 $37,160
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4-Door Sedan 4.3L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 4.3L 17 24 $64,821 $69,700
4-Door Sedan 5.0L 16 23 $72,400 $77,850
Pricing
Invoice Price
$28,928
$64,821
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$31,965
$69,700
Monthly Payment Estimate
$533 / month
$1162 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Large Car Large
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
41.1 40.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
111.2 105.0
Front Head Room (in)
39.8 37.6
Second Hip Room (in)
55.7 58.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.2 59.2
Second Head Room (in)
38.0 38.4
Passenger Capacity
6 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
58.7 58.3
Front Leg Room (in)
42.4 41.3
Front Hip Room (in)
56.4 59.2
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
25.9 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.7 73.1
Track Width, Front (in)
62.7 62.0
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.5 6.1
Length, Overall (in)
206.8 203.1
Height, Overall (in)
57.4 56.9
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.3 62.0
Wheelbase (in)
113.8 121.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
19.1 15.4
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.85 x 1.26 13.1 x 1.3
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)
10.94 x 0.43 11.8 x 0.9
Brake Type
Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.5 23
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
42.9 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.0 17.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
40.0 38.4
Steering Type
Power Speed-Sensitive Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.93 2.8
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P225/60R16 225/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/60R16 225/60R16
Spare Tire Size
T125/70R16 Full-Size
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3788 4090
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 16 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x 4.0 Full-Size
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 16 x 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
13.2 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
690 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
125 - TBD -
Engine
Displacement
3.8L/231 4.3L/260
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
200 @ 5200 275 @ 5750
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V8
Fuel System
SFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
230 @ 4000 295 @ 3000-4400
Engine Order Code
L36 NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 24
Transmission
Trans Type
4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.83
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
Electronic Electronic
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.39 3.16 (1.95 Winter Mode)
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.57 2.19
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.05 2.82
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.71 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.92 3.59
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.41
Summary
Vehicle Name
Buick Park Avenue Mercedes-Benz S-Class
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA w/Stabilizer Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
25 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.18 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Ind. Dynaride 5-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/level control w/Stabilizer Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
51 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Ind. Dynaride 4-Link

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