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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan Base
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Body Style

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Base 21 30 $18,050 $19,685
4-Door Sedan ES 19 29 $20,524 $22,465
4-Door Sedan Custom
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Custom 19 30 $20,555 $22,465
4-Door Sedan Custom SG 19 30 $22,084 $23,620
4-Door Sedan Limited 19 30 $23,597 $25,790
4-Door Sedan Limited SG 19 30 $24,540 $26,820
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,050
$20,555
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,685
$22,465
Monthly Payment Estimate
$328 / month
$374 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 21 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 30 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large Large Car
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 37.4 37.8
Passenger Capacity 5 6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.1 58.9
Front Leg Room (in) 42.2 42.6
Front Hip Room (in) 56.1 54.6
Second Leg Room (in) 39.1 40.4
Front Head Room (in) 38.3 38.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 104.5 108.5
Second Hip Room (in) 56.6 54.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 59.0 59.1
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in) 203.7 200.8
Height, Overall (in) 55.9 55.6
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.0 60.4
Wheelbase (in) 113.0 110.8
Liftover Height (in) 32.4 25.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.7 74.4
Track Width, Front (in) 62.4 60.4
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.0 5.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 18.4 17.0
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.6 x 0.5 NA
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA 8.85 x 1.77
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.1 x 1.0 10.83 x 1.27
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System NA 4 Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.0 18.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.7 40.7
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Power
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.1 2.97
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 40.4 43.3
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.5 17.57
Tires
Front Tire Size P205/70R15 P205/70R15
Spare Tire Size T135/80D16 T125/70D15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P205/70R15 P205/70R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1500 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3422 3443
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 6
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 4 15 x 4
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.9 11.78
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120 140
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 500 690
Engine
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System SMPI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 190 @ 4850 230 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA L36
Displacement 2.7L/165 3.8L/231
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 200 @ 5800 205 @ 5200
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 19
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.89 2.86
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 0.70
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.84 2.92
Clutch Size (in) N/A NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Type 4 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.21 2.39
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.57 1.57
Trans Order Code DGB NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan Base 4 Dr Sdn Custom
Vehicle Name Dodge Intrepid Buick LeSabre
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.98 1.18
Suspension Type - Rear Chapman Struts Chapman Strut w/
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30.0 35
Suspension Type - Front Struts MacPherson Strut w/
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.63 0.590
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32.0 35
 
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