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Selected Style 4-Door FWD
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Drivetrain

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door FWD 19 26 $24,235 $26,780
4-Door AWD 18 24 $27,122 $29,970
4-Door Wagon SE
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Trim

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
$24,235
$23,046
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$26,780
$25,040
Monthly Payment Estimate
$446 / month
$417 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 26 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sport Utility Vehicle Mid-Size Wagon
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 61.1 55.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.7 58.5
Third Leg Room (in) NA 33.3
Second Head Room (in) 40.1 39.4
Passenger Capacity 5 6
Third Hip Room (in) NA 45.9
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.7 57.9
Front Leg Room (in) 40.5 41.2
Third Head Room (in) NA 38.6
Front Hip Room (in) 61.1 55.5
Third Shoulder Room (in) NA 50.8
Second Leg Room (in) 39.0 40.2
Passenger Volume (ft³) 145.7 136.6
Front Head Room (in) 40.9 39.4
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.6 74.4
Track Width, Front (in) 62.7 64.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) 7 5.1
Length, Overall (in) 186.5 199.8
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 68.9 65.9
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 63.8 65.0
Wheelbase (in) 112.2 112.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 54.5 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) 108.9 88.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) 18.1 22.5
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System NA 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.5 x 0.4 - TBD -
Brake Type Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.8 x 1.2 - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18 19.0
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 16.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.4 40.0
Steering Type Pwr rack & pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code QKY NA
Front Tire Size P225/60R17 P215/65R17
Spare Tire Size - TBD - Compact
Front Tire Order Code QKY NA
Spare Tire Order Code - TBD - NA
Rear Tire Size P225/60R17 P215/65R17
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 200
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4096 3959
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x - TBD - 17 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x - TBD - 17 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System SFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 210 @ 4000 207 @ 4500
Engine Order Code LA1 NA
Displacement 3.4L/204 3.0L/182
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 185 @ 5200 203 @ 5750
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26 27
Transmission
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.385 NA
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.568 NA
Trans Order Code MX0 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.29 5.19
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.705 NA
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Continuously
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.921 NA
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.000 NA
Trans Type 4 NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA Variable
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low - NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High - NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name Buick Rendezvous Ford Freestyle
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 0.98
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Multilink
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) short/long arm NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent strut- Macpherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.71
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) type w/coil springs NA
 
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