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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 SE
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan SE 20 27 $20,507 $22,230
4-Door Sedan SEL 21 29 $22,307 $24,230
4-Door Sedan Limited 21 29 $24,242 $26,380
4-Door Sedan AWD SE 19 26 $22,172 $24,080
4-Door Sedan AWD SEL 19 26 $23,972 $26,080
4-Door Sedan AWD Limited 19 26 $25,907 $28,230
Pricing
Invoice Price
$19,211
$20,507
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$20,330
$22,230
Monthly Payment Estimate
$339 / month
$371 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 21 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 31 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large Large Sedan
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 37.6 41.9
Front Head Room (in) 39.4 37.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 104.5 106.5
Second Hip Room (in) 57.2 53.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.7 57.8
Second Head Room (in) 37.8 39.1
Passenger Capacity 6 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.6 57.6
Front Leg Room (in) 42.3 41.2
Front Hip Room (in) 56.4 53.7
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 26.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.9 74.5
Track Width, Front (in) 62.4 64.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 200.4 200.7
Height, Overall (in) 58.7 61.5
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.5 65.0
Wheelbase (in) 110.5 112.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 18.6 21.2
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.9 x 1.2 - TBD -
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 - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.0 20.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 13.3 16.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.0 40.0
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.4 - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Size P225/60R16 P215/60R17
Rear Tire Order Code QPX NA
Front Tire Size P225/60R16 P215/60R17
Spare Tire Size Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code QPX NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3553 3664
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 17 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 17 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.7 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 125 - TBD -
Engine
Displacement 3.5L/213 3.0L/182
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 211 @ 5900 203 @ 5750
Engine Type Gas/Ethanol V6 Gas V6
Fuel System SFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 214 @ 4000 207 @ 4500
Engine Order Code LZE NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 27
Transmission
Trans Type 4 1
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.38 NA
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.56 NA
Trans Order Code MX0 44C
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.86 4.98
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.7 NA
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Continuously Variable
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.92 2.41-0.41
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.0 NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Impala Ford Five Hundred
Body Style 4 Door Sedan LS 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.63 0.55
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Touring MacPherson strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.18 0.91
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Touring Multi-link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent
 
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