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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan RWD
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Body Style

Drivetrain

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD 19 27 $20,983 $22,570
4-Door Sedan RWD R/T 17 25 $27,697 $30,030
4-Door Sedan RWD SRT8 14 20 $32,893 $35,320
4-Door Sedan CX
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Engine

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan CX 19 28 $23,875 $25,265
4-Door Sedan V6 CXL 19 28 $25,765 $27,265
4-Door Sedan V8 CXL 17 25 $27,655 $29,265
4-Door Sedan CXS 17 25 $32,380 $34,265
Pricing
Invoice Price
$20,983
$23,875
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$22,570
$25,265
Monthly Payment Estimate
$376 / month
$421 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 27 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large Large Car
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 56.2 56.1
Second Leg Room (in) 40.2 41.4
Front Head Room (in) 38.7 39.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 104.0 108
Second Hip Room (in) 55.5 57.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 59.3 58.0
Second Head Room (in) 36.2 37.7
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.6 57.0
Front Leg Room (in) 41.8 42.5
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 63.1 62.5
Wheelbase (in) 120.0 115.6
Liftover Height (in) 30.1 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.5 73.8
Track Width, Front (in) 63.0 63.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.1 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 200.1 203.2
Height, Overall (in) 58.2 58.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 16.2 17.0
Brakes
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) 12.6 x 1.1 11.9 x 1.18
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 x 0.4 11.5 x 0.47
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.0 18
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr rack & pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 2.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 15.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.9 42.2
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code - TBD - NA
Rear Tire Size P215/65R17 P225/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code TW1 QPX
Front Tire Size P215/65R17 P225/60R16
Spare Tire Size Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code TW1 QPX
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3685 3764
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0 16 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0 16 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact 16 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 11.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 730 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 160 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 250 @ 3900 227 @ 3800
Engine Order Code EGG L26
Displacement 3.5L/215 3.8L/231
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 250 @ 6400 197 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System SMPI SFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 19
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.59 2.92
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.41 1.00
Trans Type 5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.83 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.17 2.38
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.19 1.56
Trans Order Code DGJ MX0
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.87 2.86
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.71
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Automatic
Summary
Vehicle Name Dodge Charger Buick Lucerne
Body Style 4dr Sdn 4 Dr Sedan CX
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Touring Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Touring Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA NA
 
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