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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan RWD
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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 GS
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan GS 17 25 $23,367 $24,780
4-Door Sedan GS Convenience 17 25 $24,426 $25,930
4-Door Sedan LS Premium 17 25 $27,629 $30,065
4-Door Sedan LS Ultimate 17 25 $28,591 $31,135
Pricing
Invoice Price
$20,983
$23,367
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$22,570
$24,780
Monthly Payment Estimate
$376 / month
$413 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 27 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large Large
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 40.2 38.0
Front Head Room (in) 38.7 39.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 104.0 107.4
Second Hip Room (in) 55.5 56.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 59.3 60.6
Second Head Room (in) 36.2 37.8
Passenger Capacity 5 6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.6 60.0
Front Leg Room (in) 41.8 41.6
Front Hip Room (in) 56.2 57.4
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) 30.1 26.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.5 78.3
Track Width, Front (in) 63.0 62.8
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.1 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 200.1 211.1
Height, Overall (in) 58.2 58.3
Track Width, Rear (in) 63.1 65.6
Wheelbase (in) 120.0 114.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 16.2 20.6
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.6 x 1.1 12.0 x - TBD -
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 11.6 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.0 19.0
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 16.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.9 40.3
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Variable Assist
Tires
Rear Tire Size P215/65R17 P225/60TR16
Rear Tire Order Code TW1 NA
Front Tire Size P215/65R17 P225/60TR16
Spare Tire Size Compact T125/80R16
Front Tire Order Code TW1 NA
Spare Tire Order Code - TBD - NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3685 4135
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0 16 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact 16 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0 16 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 730 650
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 160 - TBD -
Engine
Displacement 3.5L/215 4.6L/281
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 250 @ 6400 224 @ 4800
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V8
Fuel System SMPI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 250 @ 3900 272 @ 4000
Engine Order Code EGG 99W
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27 25
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.41 - TBD -
Trans Type 5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.83 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.17 - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.19 - TBD -
Trans Order Code DGJ 44Q
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.87 2.73
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 - TBD -
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.59 - TBD -
Summary
Vehicle Name Dodge Charger Mercury Grand Marquis
Body Style 4dr Sdn 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Touring Watt's Linkage
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Touring Independent
 
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