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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan LS
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan LS 21 31 $19,211 $20,330
4-Door Sedan LT 3.5L 21 31 $19,684 $20,830
4-Door Sedan LT 3.9L 19 27 $22,424 $23,730
4-Door Sedan LTZ 19 27 $24,409 $25,830
4-Door Sedan SS 18 28 $24,881 $26,330
4-Door Sedan CX
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan CX 19 28 $23,875 $25,265
4-Door Sedan V6 CXL 19 28 $25,765 $27,265
4-Door Sedan V8 CXL 17 25 $27,655 $29,265
4-Door Sedan CXS 17 25 $32,380 $34,265
Pricing
Invoice Price
$19,211
$23,875
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$20,330
$25,265
Monthly Payment Estimate
$339 / month
$421 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 21 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 31 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large Large Car
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 37.8 37.7
Passenger Capacity 6 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.6 57.0
Front Leg Room (in) 42.3 42.5
Front Hip Room (in) 56.4 56.1
Second Leg Room (in) 37.6 41.4
Front Head Room (in) 39.4 39.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 104.5 108
Second Hip Room (in) 57.2 57.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.7 58.0
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 200.4 203.2
Height, Overall (in) 58.7 58.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.5 62.5
Wheelbase (in) 110.5 115.6
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.9 73.8
Track Width, Front (in) 62.4 63.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 18.6 17.0
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 0.4 11.5 x 0.47
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) 11.9 x 1.2 11.9 x 1.18
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.0 18
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 13.3 15.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.0 42.2
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr rack & pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.4 2.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size P225/60R16 P225/60R16
Spare Tire Size Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code QPX QPX
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/60R16 P225/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code QPX QPX
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3553 3764
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact 16 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.7 11.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 125 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas/Ethanol V6 Gas V6
Fuel System SFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 214 @ 4000 227 @ 3800
Engine Order Code LZE L26
Displacement 3.5L/213 3.8L/231
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 211 @ 5900 197 @ 5200
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 19
Transmission
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.38 2.38
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.56 1.56
Trans Order Code MX0 MX0
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.86 2.86
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.7 0.71
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.92 2.92
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.0 1.00
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 LS 4 Dr Sedan CX
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Impala Buick Lucerne
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.18 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Touring NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.63 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Touring NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
 
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