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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan LS
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan GS 18 28 $24,146 $26,390
4-Door Sedan LS 20 30 $21,012 $22,965
4-Door Sedan GLS Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Wagon Manual GLS 24 31 $20,242 $22,250
4-Door Wagon Automatic GLS 20 29 $21,315 $23,325
4-Door Wagon V6 Manual GLS 20 29 $22,591 $24,850
4-Door Wagon V6 Automatic GLS 18 26 $23,664 $25,925
4-Door Wagon V6 Automatic w/4Motion GLS 17 24 $25,493 $27,675
4-Door Wagon V6 Manual GLX 20 29 $26,348 $29,010
4-Door Wagon V6 Automatic GLX 18 26 $27,421 $30,085
4-Door Wagon V6 Automatic w/4Motion GLX 17 24 $29,250 $31,835
4-Door Sedan Manual GLS 24 31 $19,519 $21,450
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLS 20 29 $20,592 $22,525
4-Door Sedan V6 Manual GLS 20 29 $21,868 $24,050
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic GLS 18 26 $22,941 $25,125
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic w/4Motion GLS 17 24 $24,770 $26,875
4-Door Sedan V6 Manual GLX 20 29 $25,626 $28,210
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic GLX 18 26 $26,699 $29,285
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic w/4Motion GLX 17 24 $28,528 $31,035
Pricing
Invoice Price
$21,012
$19,519
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$22,965
$21,450
Monthly Payment Estimate
$383 / month
$358 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 24 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 30 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 53.3 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.0 55.8
Second Head Room (in) 37.4 37.8
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.1 54.6
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 41.5
Front Hip Room (in) 54.4 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 36.9 35.3
Front Head Room (in) 39.4 39.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 101.8 95.3
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 62.0 59.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.7 4.3
Length, Overall (in) 196.2 184.1
Height, Overall (in) 56.6 57.5
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.3 59.1
Wheelbase (in) 109.0 106.4
Liftover Height (in) 29.8 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.7 68.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 16.7 15
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4 Wheel Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.9 x 0.4 9.6 x 0.39
Brake Type Power Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.8 x 1.3 11.1 x 0.98
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.5 16.4
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.2 14.3
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.5 37.4
Steering Type Variable-Effort Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.76 2.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P215/70R15 P195/65HR15
Spare Tire Size T125/70D15 P195/65HR15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/70R15 P195/65HR15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3438 3122
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 6
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 6
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.2 7.4
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 102 90
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 690 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 200 @ 5200 150 @ 5700
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System SFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 225 @ 4000 155 @ 1750
Engine Order Code L36 NA
Displacement 3.8L/231 1.8L/109
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 31
Transmission
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.39 3.44
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.57 2.12
Trans Order Code MX0 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.05 3.70
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.71 1.03
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.92 3.50
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.30
Trans Type 4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.84
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan LS 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Buick Regal Volkswagen Passat
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.18 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Sport Torsion Beam
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.55 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Sport Four-link
 
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