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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan
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Trim

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
4-Door Sedan XL w/Bucket Seats
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan w/Bucket Seats XL 21 29 $22,364 $25,545
4-Door Sedan w/Bench Seat XL 21 29 $23,082 $26,365
4-Door Sedan w/Bucket Seats XLS 21 29 $26,045 $30,105
4-Door Sedan w/Bench Seat XLS 21 29 $25,960 $30,005
Pricing
Invoice Price
$28,928
$22,364
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$31,965
$25,545
Monthly Payment Estimate
$533 / month
$426 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 21 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 27 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large Car Large
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 41.1 40.1
Front Head Room (in) 39.8 38.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 111.2 105.6
Second Hip Room (in) 55.7 55.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 59.2 58.4
Second Head Room (in) 38.0 37.9
Passenger Capacity 6 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.7 58.1
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 41.7
Front Hip Room (in) 56.4 55.2
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) 25.9 26.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.7 71.7
Track Width, Front (in) 62.7 61.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.5 5.1
Length, Overall (in) 206.8 191.9
Height, Overall (in) 57.4 57.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.3 60.0
Wheelbase (in) 113.8 107.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 19.1 15.9
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.85 x 1.26 10.7 x 1.1
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 11.3 x 0.5
Brake Type Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5 18.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 42.9 39.7
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.0 17.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.0 37.7
Steering Type Power Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.93 2.98
Tires
Rear Tire Size P225/60R16 P205/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P225/60R16 P205/65R15
Spare Tire Size T125/70R16 P205/65R15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3788 3417
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 4.0 15 x 6.0
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 15 x 6.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 13.2 9.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 690 582
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 125 100
Engine
Displacement 3.8L/231 3.0L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 200 @ 5200 210 @ 5800
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System SFI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 230 @ 4000 220 @ 4400
Engine Order Code L36 NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27 29
Transmission
Trans Type 4 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic Electronic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.39 2.30
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.57 1.55
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.05 3.43
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.71 0.74
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.92 2.81
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Summary
Vehicle Name Buick Park Avenue Toyota Avalon
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.67
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 25 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.18 0.67
Suspension Type - Rear Ind. Dynaride MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/level control NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 51 32
Suspension Type - Front Ind. Dynaride MacPherson Strut
 
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