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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 18 27 $26,847 $28,885
4-Door Sedan Special 18 27 $29,934 $32,315
4-Door Sedan
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 20 29 $31,313 $34,600
4-Door Sedan Ultra 17 27 $35,951 $39,725
Pricing
Invoice Price
$26,847
$31,313
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$28,885
$34,600
Monthly Payment Estimate
$481 / month
$577 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 27 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large Large Car
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.7 58.7
Front Leg Room (in) 42.2 42.4
Front Hip Room (in) 57.4 56.4
Second Leg Room (in) 39.1 41.4
Front Head Room (in) 38.3 39.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 121.9 112.1
Second Hip Room (in) 59.1 55.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.8 59.2
Second Head Room (in) 37.7 38.0
Passenger Capacity 5 6
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 56.0 57.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.6 62.3
Wheelbase (in) 113.0 113.8
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.4 74.7
Track Width, Front (in) 61.9 62.7
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.1 5.5
Length, Overall (in) 197.8 206.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 16.8 19.1
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.6 x 0.47 - TBD -
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) 11.7 x 1.02 - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.0 18.5
Steering
Steering Type Power Power
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.1 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.0 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.6 40
Tires
Spare Tire Size 135/80D16 compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/55R17 P225/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P225/55R17 P225/60R16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 1000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3461 3788
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0 16 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0 16 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 9.4 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130 125
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System MPI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 250 @ 3900 230 @ 4000
Engine Order Code EGG NA
Displacement 3.5L/215 3.8L/231
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 250 @ 6400 205 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 20
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.84 2.921
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.000
Trans Type 4 4
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) - TBD - 2.385
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.57 1.568
Trans Order Code DGX MX0
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.66 3.05
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 0.705
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Chrysler 300M Buick Park Avenue
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/level control
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Iso Struts Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/level control
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Chapman Struts Independent
 
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