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Selected Style 4-Door CXL RWD
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door RWD CXL 16 21 $30,575 $33,785
4-Door AWD CXL 15 20 $32,227 $35,610
4-Door Wagon SE
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Wagon SE 20 27 $23,046 $25,040
4-Door Wagon SEL 20 27 $24,306 $26,440
4-Door Wagon AWD SE 19 24 $24,666 $26,840
4-Door Wagon AWD SEL 19 24 $25,926 $28,240
4-Door Wagon Limited 20 27 $26,106 $28,440
4-Door Wagon AWD Limited 19 24 $27,906 $30,440
Pricing
Invoice Price
$30,575
$23,046
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$33,785
$25,040
Monthly Payment Estimate
$563 / month
$417 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 16 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 21 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sport Utility Vehicle Mid-Size Wagon
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 55.5 55.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) - TBD - 136.6
Second Leg Room (in) 37.1 40.2
Front Head Room (in) 40.2 39.4
Second Hip Room (in) 58.1 55.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.5 58.5
Passenger Capacity 5 6
Second Head Room (in) 39.6 39.4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.5 57.9
Front Leg Room (in) 43.1 41.2
Third Head Room (in) - 38.6
Third Shoulder Room (in) - 50.8
Third Leg Room (in) - 33.3
Third Hip Room (in) - 45.9
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) 32.1 - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.1 65.0
Wheelbase (in) 113.0 112.9
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 75.4 74.4
Track Width, Front (in) 63.1 64.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.0 5.1
Length, Overall (in) 193.4 199.8
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 74.5 65.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) - TBD - 45.9
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 80.1 88.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA 22.5
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.0 x 1.14 - 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) 12.8 x 0.78 - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 22 19.0
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.8 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 20.4 16.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.4 40.0
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code N79 NA
Rear Tire Size P245/65R17 P215/65R17
Rear Tire Order Code QTM NA
Front Tire Size P245/65R17 P215/65R17
Spare Tire Size P245/65R17 Compact
Front Tire Order Code QTM NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 400 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 750 - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 4000 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5700 - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4442 3959
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7 17 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7 17 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7 Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.8 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 150 - TBD -
Engine
Displacement 4.2L/256 3.0L/182
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 275 @ 6000 203 @ 5750
Engine Type Gas L6 Gas V6
Fuel System MFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 275 @ 3600 207 @ 4500
Engine Order Code LL8 NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 21 27
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 NA
Trans Type 4 NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High 1.0 NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA Variable
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.29 NA
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.62 NA
Trans Order Code M30 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.73 5.19
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 NA
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Continuously
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.05 NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Buick Rainier Ford Freestyle
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 1.42 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Double A-arm Macpherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.94 0.71
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 1.81 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.34 0.98
Suspension Type - Rear 5-link w/air- Multilink
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) suspension NA
 
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