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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 XL (GS)
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan XL 22 31 $23,543 $26,350
4-Door Sedan Touring 22 31 $25,554 $28,600
4-Door Sedan XLS 22 31 $27,104 $30,800
4-Door Sedan Limited 22 31 $29,514 $33,540
Pricing
Invoice Price
$32,177
$23,543
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$35,555
$26,350
Monthly Payment Estimate
$593 / month
$439 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large Car Large
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 56.4 55.8
Second Leg Room (in) 41.4 40.9
Front Head Room (in) 39.8 38.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 112.1 106.9
Second Hip Room (in) 55.7 56.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 59.2 59.4
Second Head Room (in) 38.0 37.5
Passenger Capacity 6 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.7 58.2
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 41.3
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.3 61.6
Wheelbase (in) 113.8 111.0
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.7 72.8
Track Width, Front (in) 62.7 62.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.5 5.3
Length, Overall (in) 206.8 197.2
Height, Overall (in) 57.4 58.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 19.1 14.4
Brakes
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 11.7 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 10.9 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18 18.5
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 3.22
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.6 16.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40 36.9
Steering Type Power Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/60R16 P215/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P225/60R16 P215/60R16
Spare Tire Size - TBD - P215/60R16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3778 3490
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - 16 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 13.2 8.8
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 582
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 80
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 230 @ 4000 260 @ 4700
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 3.8L/231 3.5L/214
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 205 @ 5200 280 @ 6200
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System SFI EFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 22
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.000 1.52
Trans Type 4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.76
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.385 3.38
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.568 2.36
Trans Order Code MX0 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.05 3.08
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.705 1.05
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.921 4.24
Summary
Vehicle Name Buick Park Avenue Toyota Avalon
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.59
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/level control w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 0.94
Suspension Type - Rear Independent MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/level control w/Coil Springs
 
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