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Selected Style 97.5 4-Door Sedan LS
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
97.5 4-Door Sedan LS 19 30 $18,798 $20,545
97.5 4-Door Sedan GS 17 27 $20,994 $22,945
4-Door Wagon GS
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan GS 20 28 $17,864 $19,555
4-Door Sedan LS 19 28 $20,164 $22,140
4-Door Wagon GS 19 27 $17,864 $19,555
4-Door Wagon LS 18 26 $20,164 $22,140
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,798
$17,864
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$20,545
$19,555
Monthly Payment Estimate
$342 / month
$326 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 30 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Mid-Size Station Wagon
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 53.3 56.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.0 57.4
Second Head Room (in) 37.4 38.9
Passenger Capacity 5 6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.1 56.6
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 42.2
Front Hip Room (in) 54.4 55.8
Second Leg Room (in) 36.9 38.5
Front Head Room (in) 39.4 39.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 101.8 104.1
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 62.0 61.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.7 5.5
Length, Overall (in) 196.2 199.1
Height, Overall (in) 56.6 57.6
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.3 61.8
Wheelbase (in) 109.0 108.5
Liftover Height (in) 29.8 NA
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.7 73.0
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - 49.0
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - 27.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 16.7 -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - 32.0
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - 80.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) - 81.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) - NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - 38.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - 46.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) - 38.4
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - - TBD -
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.8 x 1.3 10.8 x 1.0
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4 Wheel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.9 x 0.4 10.1 x 0.5
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.5 16.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) NA - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.2 16.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.5 38.0
Steering Type Variable-Effort Pwr Variable Power
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.76 2.96
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA T32
Front Tire Size P215/70R15 P205/65R15
Spare Tire Size T125/70D15 T135/70R15
Front Tire Order Code NA T32
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/70R15 P205/65R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 1100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 110
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3470 3476
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 4.0 15 x 4
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 6
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.2 11.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 690 540
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105 130
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 205 @ 5200 145 @ 5250
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System SFI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 230 @ 4000 170 @ 3250
Engine Order Code L36 99U
Displacement 3.8L/231 3.0L/182
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 27
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic Electronic
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.38 2.26
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.57 1.54
Trans Order Code NA 44L
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.05 3.77
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70 0.69
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.92 2.77
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Type 4 4
Summary
Vehicle Name Buick Regal Mercury Sable
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Wagon GS
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 36.0
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.18 0.75
Suspension Type - Rear Tri-Link Independent SLA
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32 30.0
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.55 0.55
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Lower Control Arm w/Coil Springs
 
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