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Selected Style 4-Door Base Sedan
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Base 21 32 $20,450 $22,350
4-Door Sedan LS 20 30 $23,295 $25,460
4-Door Sedan SS Supercharged 19 28 $26,127 $28,555
4-Door Sedan XL (GS)
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan XL 22 31 $23,543 $26,350
4-Door Sedan Touring 22 31 $25,554 $28,600
4-Door Sedan XLS 22 31 $27,104 $30,800
4-Door Sedan Limited 22 31 $29,514 $33,540
Pricing
Invoice Price
$20,450
$23,543
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$22,350
$26,350
Monthly Payment Estimate
$373 / month
$439 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 21 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 32 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large Large
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.9 58.2
Front Leg Room (in) 42.2 41.3
Front Hip Room (in) 56.5 55.8
Second Leg Room (in) 38.4 40.9
Front Head Room (in) 39.2 38.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 104.5 106.9
Second Hip Room (in) 55.7 56.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 59.0 59.4
Second Head Room (in) 36.8 37.5
Passenger Capacity 6 5
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 57.3 58.5
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.1 61.6
Wheelbase (in) 110.5 111.0
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.0 72.8
Track Width, Front (in) 62.0 62.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 5.3
Length, Overall (in) 200.0 197.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 18.6 14.4
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.9 x 0.43 10.9 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.93 x 1.26 11.7 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System NA 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.0 18.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.0 36.9
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.74 3.22
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.2 16.1
Tires
Spare Tire Size Compact P215/60R16
Front Tire Order Code QUF NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/60R16 P215/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code QUF NA
Front Tire Size P225/60R16 P215/60R16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 2000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3389 3490
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - 16 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.7 8.8
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 102 80
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 582
Engine
Fuel System SFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 205 @ 4000 260 @ 4700
Engine Order Code LA1 NA
Displacement 3.4L/204 3.5L/214
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 180 @ 5200 280 @ 6200
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 32 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 22
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.71 1.05
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.92 4.24
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.52
Trans Type 4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.76
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.39 3.38
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.57 2.36
Trans Order Code MX0 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.86 3.08
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Impala Toyota Avalon
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.55 0.59
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.26 0.94
Suspension Type - Rear MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
 
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