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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 AWD SE 19 26 $22,172 $24,080
4-Door Sedan SEL 21 29 $22,307 $24,230
4-Door Sedan AWD SEL 19 26 $23,972 $26,080
4-Door Sedan Limited 21 29 $24,242 $26,380
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 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
Second Leg Room (in) 37.6 41.9
Front Head Room (in) 39.4 37.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 104.5 106.5
Exterior Dimensions
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
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 26.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.9 74.5
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 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
Rear Tire Size P225/60R16 P215/60R17
Trailering
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
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 100
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3553 3664
Wheels
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 -
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
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
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
Displacement 3.5L/213 3.0L/182
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 27
Transmission
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
Trans Type 4 1
Summary
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Impala Ford Five Hundred
Body Style 4 Door Sedan LS 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
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
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.63 0.55
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Touring MacPherson strut
 
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