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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 4-Door Sedan LX
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan LX 19 29 $16,477 $17,885
4-Door Sedan SE 19 29 $17,232 $18,935
4-Door Sedan SES 19 29 $18,011 $19,810
4-Door Sedan SEL 20 28 $19,146 $21,085
4-Door Wagon SE 19 29 $18,260 $20,090
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,284
$16,477
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,890
$17,885
Monthly Payment Estimate
$315 / month
$298 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 30 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 55.4 54.5
Second Leg Room (in) 36.6 38.9
Front Head Room (in) 38.4 40.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) 100.4 104.7
Second Hip Room (in) 55.3 55.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.4 57.3
Second Head Room (in) 37.4 38.1
Passenger Capacity 6 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.4 56.6
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 42.2
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.1 62.1
Wheelbase (in) 107.5 108.5
Liftover Height (in) 28.7 26.0
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.5 73.0
Track Width, Front (in) 59.5 61.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.5 5.4
Length, Overall (in) 200.9 197.6
Height, Overall (in) 54.8 57.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.7 17.0
Brakes
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 8.86 x 1.77 8.9 x 1.5
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.1 x 1.04 10.9 x 1.0
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.6 18.0
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.60 2.68
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 42.4 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.7 17.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.7 39.7
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P205/70R15 P215/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P205/70R15 P215/60R16
Spare Tire Size T125/70D16 T135/70D16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 125
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 1250
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3327 3326
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 16 x 6
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 16 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 4 16 x 4
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 12.2 11.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100 115
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 185 @ 4000 185 @ 3950
Engine Order Code L82 99U
Displacement 3.1L/191 3.0L/181
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 160 @ 5200 155 @ 4900
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System SFI SMPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 19
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.92 2.77
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Type 4 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic Electronic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.38 2.26
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.57 1.54
Trans Order Code MX0 44L
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.29 3.77
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70 0.69
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD,
Summary
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Lumina Ford Taurus
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 35 .87
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.63 .73
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 35 .87
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.26 .81
Suspension Type - Rear MacPherson Strut Quadralink
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
 
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