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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 21 32 $19,361 $21,160
4-Door Sedan LS 19 29 $22,197 $24,260
4-Door Sedan Custom
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Custom 20 29 $23,465 $25,645
4-Door Sedan Limited 20 29 $28,749 $31,420
Pricing
Invoice Price
$19,361
$23,465
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$21,160
$25,645
Monthly Payment Estimate
$353 / month
$427 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 21 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 32 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large Large Car
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 55.7 56.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 59.0 59.1
Second Head Room (in) 42.2 37.8
Passenger Capacity 6 6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.9 58.7
Front Leg Room (in) 42.2 42.4
Front Hip Room (in) 56.5 56.1
Second Leg Room (in) 38.4 39.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) 104.5 107.6
Front Head Room (in) 39.2 38.8
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 5.4
Length, Overall (in) 200.0 200.0
Height, Overall (in) 57.3 57.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.1 62.3
Wheelbase (in) 110.5 112.2
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.0 73.5
Track Width, Front (in) 62.0 62.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 18.6 18.0
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) 10.9 x 0.44 - 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) 11.9 x 1.25 - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.0 18.5
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.2 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.0 40.7
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P225/60R16 P215/70R15
Spare Tire Size Compact compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/60R16 P215/70R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 100
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3389 3567
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - 15 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - 15 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.3 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 102 125
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System SFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 205 @ 4000 230 @ 4000
Engine Order Code LA1 NA
Displacement 3.4L/205 3.8L/231
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 180 @ 5200 205 @ 5200
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 32 29
Transmission
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.39 2.385
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.57 1.568
Trans Order Code MX0 MX0
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.86 2.86
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.71 0.705
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.92 2.921
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.000
Trans Type 4 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Dr Sedan Custom
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Impala Buick LeSabre
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.26 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear MacPherson Strut Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/level control
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.55 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/level control
 
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