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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
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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
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
Front Hip Room (in) 56.2 56.1
Exterior Dimensions
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
Track Width, Rear (in) 63.1 62.5
Wheelbase (in) 120.0 115.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 16.2 17.0
Brakes
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
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.0 18
Steering
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
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr rack & pinion
Tires
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
Spare Tire Order Code - TBD - NA
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
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
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0 16 x - TBD -
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
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
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 250 @ 3900 227 @ 3800
Engine Order Code EGG L26
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27 28
Transmission
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
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.59 2.92
Summary
Vehicle Name Dodge Charger Buick Lucerne
Body Style 4dr Sdn 4 Dr Sedan CX
Suspension
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
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Touring Independent
 
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