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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan LS
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan LS 19 29 $21,488 $23,485
4-Door Sedan GS 18 27 $25,148 $27,485
2-Door Coupe 2.3L
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 2.3L 19 29 $23,203 $24,950
4-Door Sedan 2.6L 17 26 $28,411 $30,550
4-Door Sedan 3.2L 19 25 $34,363 $36,950
4-Door Sedan 3.2L AMG 17 22 $46,407 $49,900
4-Door Wagon 3.2L 19 25 $35,758 $38,450
Pricing
Invoice Price
$21,488
$23,203
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$23,485
$24,950
Monthly Payment Estimate
$391 / month
$416 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 41.4
Front Hip Room (in) 54.4 55.1
Second Leg Room (in) 36.9 33.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) 101.8 85.0
Front Head Room (in) 39.4 38.8
Second Hip Room (in) 53.3 56.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.0 53.1
Second Head Room (in) 37.4 41.7
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.1 54.3
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.3 57.6
Wheelbase (in) 109.0 106.9
Liftover Height (in) 29.8 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.7 68.0
Track Width, Front (in) 62.0 58.8
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.7 5.8
Length, Overall (in) 196.2 178.3
Height, Overall (in) 56.6 55.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 16.7 15.3
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.9 x 0.4 - TBD -
Brake Type Power Power
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 - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4 Wheel 4-Wheel, 4-Channel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.0 16.0
Steering
Steering Type Variable-Effort Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.76 3.3
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.2 17.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.5 35.3
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/70R15 P205/55HR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P215/70R15 P205/55HR16
Spare Tire Size compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3438 3305
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 16 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 4.0 - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.2 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 102 90
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 690 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 225 @ 4000 200 @ 2500-4800
Engine Order Code L36 NA
Displacement 3.8L/231 2.3L/140
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 200 @ 5200 192 @ 5500
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System SFI SMPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 19
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.84
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.92 4.46
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.72
Trans Type 4 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 1.00
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.39 4.06
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.57 2.61
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.05 3.27
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.71 1.25
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Manual
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan LS 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Buick Regal Mercedes-Benz C-Class
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Sport w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent 3-link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.55 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Sport w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.18 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Independent 5-arm
 
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