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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan *Ltd Avail*
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 20 29 $32,177 $35,555
4-Door Sedan Ultra 19 28 $36,860 $40,730
4-Door Sedan 4.3L
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Drivetrain

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 4.3L 17 26 $70,029 $75,300
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC 4.3L 17 22 $70,029 $75,300
4-Door Sedan 5.0L 16 24 $78,027 $83,900
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC 5.0L 16 22 $78,027 $83,900
4-Door Sedan AMG 14 22 $103,558 $111,900
4-Door Sedan 5.5L 12 19 $116,018 $124,750
Pricing
Invoice Price
$32,177
$70,029
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$35,555
$75,300
Monthly Payment Estimate
$593 / month
$1255 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large Car Large
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 41.4 40.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 112.1 105.0
Front Head Room (in) 39.8 37.6
Second Hip Room (in) 55.7 59.4
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 59.9
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.7 73
Track Width, Front (in) 62.7 62
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.5 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 206.8 203
Height, Overall (in) 57.4 57
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.3 62
Wheelbase (in) 113.8 122
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 19.1 15.4
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.85 x 1.3 13.0 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) 10.94 x 0.4 11.8 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18 23.2
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.6 19.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40 39.7
Steering Type Power Speed-Sensitive Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 2.8
Tires
Rear Tire Size P225/60R16 225/55HR17
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P225/60R16 225/55HR17
Spare Tire Size - TBD - 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) - TBD - - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3778 4160
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 17 x 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 13.2 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 150
Engine
Displacement 3.8L/231 4.3L/260
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 205 @ 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 NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 26
Transmission
Trans Type 4 7
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 1.00
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.73
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.385 3.42
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.568 2.86
Trans Order Code MX0 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.05 2.65
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.705 1.37
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.82
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.921 4.38
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.000 1.92
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.) w/level control w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Independent 5-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/level control w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent 4-Link
 
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