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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
4-Door Sedan Base Manual
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Transmission

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual Base 31 35 $11,914 $12,998
4-Door Sedan Manual CE 31 35 $11,914 $12,998
4-Door Sedan Automatic Base 25 29 $12,373 $13,498
4-Door Sedan Automatic CE 25 29 $12,373 $13,498
4-Door Sedan Manual DX 29 35 $12,566 $14,188
4-Door Sedan Automatic DX 27 34 $13,273 $14,988
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,091
$11,914
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,970
$12,998
Monthly Payment Estimate
$266 / month
$217 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 31 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 35 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Sub-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 43.1 42.4
Front Hip Room (in) 49.6 51.3
Second Leg Room (in) 33.4 33.0
Front Head Room (in) 37.8 38.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 89.4 89.4
Second Hip Room (in) 50.9 54.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.2 54.1
Second Head Room (in) 37.0 37.1
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.3 53.5
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 55.3 57.1
Wheelbase (in) 103.4 97.0
Liftover Height (in) 28.1 24.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.6 66.3
Track Width, Front (in) 55.8 57.5
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.7 4.7
Length, Overall (in) 189.2 172.0
Height, Overall (in) 53.6 53.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.3 12.7
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 7.87 x 1.77 7.9 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.2 x 0.79 10.0 x 0.87
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System 4 Wheel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.2 13.2
Steering
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.33 3.3
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 37.2 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 13.96 18.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.3 32.2
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P205/55R16 P175/65R14
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P205/55R16 P175/65R14
Spare Tire Size T115/70D14 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 N/A
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3015 2337
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6 14 x 5.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6 14 x 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 14 x 4 Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 13.1 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 6.1
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 185 @ 4000 105 @ 4400
Engine Order Code L82 NA
Displacement 3.1L/191 1.6L/98
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 155 @ 5200 100 @ 5600
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System SFI EFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 35
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 31
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.92 3.17
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.31
Trans Type 4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.73
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.39 3.25
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.57 1.90
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.93 3.72
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.71 0.89
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Manual
Summary
Body Style 4 Dr Sdn Gran Sport 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Buick Skylark Toyota Corolla
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Twist Beam NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 25 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.51 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Spring NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.87 NA
Suspension Type - Rear Trailing Arm MacPherson Strut
 
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