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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan LS
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Body Style

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan LS 20 30 $21,012 $22,965
4-Door Sedan GS 18 28 $24,146 $26,390
4-Door Sedan LX
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan LX 20 27 $17,356 $18,550
4-Door Sedan SE 20 27 $17,868 $19,325
4-Door Sedan SES 20 27 $18,781 $20,340
4-Door Wagon SE 18 26 $18,907 $20,480
4-Door Sedan SEL 18 27 $20,118 $21,825
Pricing
Invoice Price
$21,012
$17,356
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$22,965
$18,550
Monthly Payment Estimate
$383 / month
$309 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 30 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 42.2
Front Hip Room (in) 54.4 54.5
Second Leg Room (in) 36.9 38.9
Front Head Room (in) 39.4 40.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) 101.8 104.7
Second Hip Room (in) 53.3 55.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.0 57.3
Second Head Room (in) 37.4 38.1
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.1 56.6
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.3 62.1
Wheelbase (in) 109.0 108.5
Liftover Height (in) 29.8 26.0
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.7 73.0
Track Width, Front (in) 62.0 61.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.7 5.4
Length, Overall (in) 196.2 197.6
Height, Overall (in) 56.6 57.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 16.7 17.0
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.9 x 0.4 NA
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA 8.9 x 1.5
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.8 x 1.3 10.9 x 1.0
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System 4 Wheel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.5 18.0
Steering
Steering Type Variable-Effort Pwr Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.76 2.68
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.2 17.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.5 39.7
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/70R15 P215/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P215/70R15 P215/60R16
Spare Tire Size T125/70D15 T135/70D16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 125
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 1250
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3438 3326
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 16 x 6
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 16 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 4.0 16 x 4
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.2 11.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 102 115
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 690 600
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 225 @ 4000 185 @ 3950
Engine Order Code L36 99U
Displacement 3.8L/231 3.0L/181
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 200 @ 5200 155 @ 4900
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System SFI SMPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 20
Transmission
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
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic Electronic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.39 2.26
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.57 1.54
Trans Order Code MX0 44L
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.05 3.77
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.71 0.69
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD,
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan LS 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Buick Regal Ford Taurus
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Sport w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32 22.1
Suspension Type - Front Independent MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.55 .73
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Sport w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 22.1
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.18 .81
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Quadralink
 
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