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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan Base
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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 XL w/Bucket Seats
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan w/Bucket Seats XL 21 30 $21,368 $24,408
4-Door Sedan w/Bench Seat XL 21 30 $22,104 $25,248
4-Door Sedan w/Bench Seat XLS 21 30 $24,474 $28,288
4-Door Sedan w/Bucket Seats XLS 21 30 $24,474 $28,288
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,050
$21,368
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,685
$24,408
Monthly Payment Estimate
$328 / month
$407 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 21 mpg 21 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 30 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large Large
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.1 57.3
Front Leg Room (in) 42.2 44.1
Front Hip Room (in) 56.1 55.8
Second Leg Room (in) 39.1 38.3
Front Head Room (in) 38.3 39.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 104.5 105.5
Second Hip Room (in) 56.6 57.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 59.0 57.7
Second Head Room (in) 37.4 37.8
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 55.9 56.1
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.0 60.0
Wheelbase (in) 113.0 107.1
Liftover Height (in) 32.4 26.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.7 70.5
Track Width, Front (in) 62.4 61.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.0 5.1
Length, Overall (in) 203.7 191.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 18.4 15.4
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.6 x 0.5 11.5 x 0.4
Brake Type Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.1 x 1.0 10.7 x 1.1
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System NA 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.0 18.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.7 37.7
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.1 2.98
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 40.4 40.0
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.5 17.4
Tires
Spare Tire Size T135/80D16 P205/65HR15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P205/70R15 P205/65HR15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P205/70R15 P205/65HR15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1500 N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150 N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 2000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3422 3429
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 4 15 x 6.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.9 9.8
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120 80
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 500 582
Engine
Fuel System SMPI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 190 @ 4850 214 @ 4400
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.7L/165 3.0L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 200 @ 5800 200 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 21
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.89 3.43
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 0.74
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.84 2.81
Clutch Size (in) N/A NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Type 4 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic Electronic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.21 2.30
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.57 1.55
Trans Order Code DGB NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan Base 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Dodge Intrepid Toyota Avalon
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear Chapman Struts MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30.0 32
Suspension Type - Front Struts MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.63 0.63
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32.0 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.98 0.67
 
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