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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 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
Second Leg Room (in) 41.4 40.3
Front Head Room (in) 39.8 37.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 112.1 105.0
Exterior Dimensions
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
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.7 73
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 19.1 15.4
Brakes
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
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.85 x 1.3 13.0 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18 23.2
Steering
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
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
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
Rear Tire Size P225/60R16 225/55HR17
Trailering
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 -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3778 4160
Wheels
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
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 13.2 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 150
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
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
Displacement 3.8L/231 4.3L/260
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 26
Transmission
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
Trans Type 4 7
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 1.00
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Buick Park Avenue Mercedes-Benz S-Class
Suspension
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
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/level control w/Coil Springs
 
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