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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan Gran Sport SC
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Body Style

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 22 32 $15,091 $15,970
2-Door Coupe Gran Sport SC 20 29 $15,091 $15,970
4-Door Sedan 22 32 $15,091 $15,970
4-Door Sedan Gran Sport SC 20 29 $15,091 $15,970
2-Door Coupe Custom SG 20 29 $16,461 $17,420
4-Door Sedan Custom SG 20 29 $16,461 $17,420
2-Door Coupe Gran Sport SH 20 29 $17,028 $18,020
4-Door Sedan Gran Sport SH 20 29 $17,028 $18,020
2-Door Coupe Base
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Other

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Base 22 32 $13,462 $14,620
2-Door Coupe ES 22 32 $16,105 $17,590
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,091
$13,462
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,970
$14,620
Monthly Payment Estimate
$266 / month
$244 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 50.9 49.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.2 53.1
Second Head Room (in) 37.0 36.5
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.3 55.1
Front Leg Room (in) 43.1 43.3
Front Hip Room (in) 49.6 55.1
Second Leg Room (in) 33.4 35.0
Front Head Room (in) 37.8 39.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 89.4 91.1
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 55.8 59.5
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.7 5.4
Length, Overall (in) 189.2 190.4
Height, Overall (in) 53.6 53.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 55.3 59.3
Wheelbase (in) 103.4 103.7
Liftover Height (in) 28.1 28.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.6 69.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.3 13.1
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.2 x 0.79 10.0 x 0.9
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System 4 Wheel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 7.87 x 1.77 9.0 x 1.6
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.2 16.9
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 37.2 40.0
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 13.96 14.58
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.3 38.0
Steering Type Power Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.33 2.4
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P205/55R16 P195/70HR14
Spare Tire Size T115/70D14 P125/70D15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P205/55R16 P195/70HR14
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3015 2888
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6 14 x 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 14 x 4 15 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6 14 x 5.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 13.1 7.4
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 430
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105 90
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 155 @ 5200 140 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System SFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 185 @ 4000 130 @ 4800
Engine Order Code L82 ECF
Displacement 3.1L/191 2.0L/122
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 32
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.81
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.39 3.42
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.57 2.13
Trans Order Code NA DD4
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.93 3.94
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.71 1.03
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.92 3.54
Clutch Size (in) NA 9.0
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.36
Trans Type 4 5
Summary
Vehicle Name Buick Skylark Dodge Avenger
Body Style 4 Dr Sdn Gran Sport 2 Door Coupe Base
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 25
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.87 0.63
Suspension Type - Rear Trailing Arm Multilink
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Twist Beam Independent
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 25 25
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Multilink
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.51 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Spring Independent
 
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