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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan RWD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD 19 31 $29,781 $30,995
4-Door Sedan RWD SRT8 18 27 $47,268 $48,900
4-Door Sedan RWD 300C John Varvatos Luxury Edition 19 31 $39,809 $41,895
4-Door Sedan AWD 300S 18 27 $35,209 $36,895
4-Door Sedan RWD 300C 19 31 $35,699 $37,395
4-Door Sedan RWD 300S 19 31 $32,909 $34,395
4-Door Sedan AWD 300C 18 27 $37,969 $39,895
4-Door Sedan AWD 300C John Varvatos Luxury Edition 18 27 $42,109 $44,395
4-Door Sedan AWD 18 27 $32,081 $33,495
4-Door Sedan RWD 300 SRT8 Core 18 27 $43,588 $44,900
4-Door Sedan RWD 300C John Varvatos Limited Edition 19 31 $39,809 $41,895
4-Door Sedan AWD 300C John Varvatos Limited Edition 18 27 $42,109 $44,395
4-Door Sedan RWD Uptown Edition 19 31 $29,781 $30,995
4-Door Sedan AWD Uptown Edition 18 27 $32,081 $33,495
4-Door Sedan Base FWD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan FWD Base 25 36 $32,193 $33,535
4-Door Sedan FWD Leather 25 36 $34,185 $35,610
4-Door Sedan FWD Premium II 18 28 $38,164 $39,755
4-Door Sedan AWD Leather 17 26 $37,070 $38,615
4-Door Sedan AWD Premium I 17 26 $38,673 $40,285
4-Door Sedan FWD Premium I 18 28 $37,641 $39,210
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TCC's Bottom Line The Chrysler 300 is loaded with comfort and technology features, and it comes as either a near-luxury sedan, or an monstrously powerful muscle car. Great on gas or long on comfort and refinement--the Buick LaCrosse can be either, though we'd steer you toward the premium editions.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 25 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 31 mpg 36 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large Cars Midsize Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 40.1 40.5
Front Head Room (in) 38.6 38.0
Second Hip Room (in) 56.1 53.9
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 59.5 57.4
Second Head Room (in) 37.9 37.3
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.7 56.0
Front Leg Room (in) 41.8 41.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 106.3 100.0
Front Hip Room (in) 56.2 55.2
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 63.4 61.7
Length, Overall (in) 198.6 196.9
Height, Overall (in) 58.4 59.2
Track Width, Rear (in) 63.8 62.0
Wheelbase (in) 120.2 111.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 75 73.1
Liftover Height (in) - - TBD -
Min Ground Clearance (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 16.3 10.8
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.6 12.6 x 1.2
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.6 12.4 x 0.9
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake Type - Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.5 15.8
Steering
Steering Type Rack-Pinion Pwr
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.9 36.8
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - 2.75
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - NA
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - 15.2
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/65TR17 P235/50R17
Rear Tire Order Code TW1 RAF
Front Tire Size P215/65TR17 P235/50R17
Spare Tire Size Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code TW1 RAF
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150 150
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 1000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3961 3756
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 X 7 17 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 X 7 17 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 160 120
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 730 438
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 260 @ 4800 172 @ 4900
Engine Order Code ERB LUK
Displacement 3.6 L/220 2.4/145
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 292 @ 6350 182 @ 6700
Engine Type Regular Unleaded V-6 Gas/Electric I4
Fuel System Sequential MPI Direct Injection
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 36
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 25
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 23 29
Transmission
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.75
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.71 4.58
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.65 2.64
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 2.11 1.91
Trans Type 8 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.28 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.67 -
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.30 2.94
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 3.14 2.96
Trans Order Code DFL MHH
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.67 1.45
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) 0.84 -
Clutch Size (in) - NA
Summary
Body Style Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name Chrysler 300 Buick LaCrosse
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link 4-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link NA
Suspension Type - Front Short And Long Arm MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Short And Long Arm NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - NA
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 8.0 (Est) 7.0
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score - NA
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - 9.6
Crash Test Ratings
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
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Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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