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Selected Style 4-Door SE
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Body Style

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door SE 18 24 $21,835 $23,655
4-Door SEL 17 23 $24,498 $26,615
4-Door Limited 17 23 $27,162 $29,575
4-Door Ext WB FWD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Ext WB FWD 18 25 $22,673 $24,250
4-Door Ext WB AWD 17 23 $25,946 $27,750
Pricing
Invoice Price
$21,835
$22,673
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$23,655
$24,250
Monthly Payment Estimate
$394 / month
$404 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 24 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Minivans 2WD Minivan
Interior Dimensions
Third Shoulder Room (in) 50.9 48.6
Second Leg Room (in) 38.0 38.9
Front Head Room (in) 38.9 39.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 206.8 - TBD -
Second Hip Room (in) 66.4 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 59.8 59.9
Third Leg Room (in) 33.8 36.2
Second Head Room (in) 40.1 38.9
Passenger Capacity 7 7
Third Hip Room (in) 48.1 - TBD -
Second Shoulder Room (in) 63.5 61.2
Front Leg Room (in) 40.7 39.9
Third Head Room (in) 38.2 38.1
Front Hip Room (in) 56.5 - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 70.6 72.0
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.8 62.6
Wheelbase (in) 120.8 121.1
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 76.4 72.0
Track Width, Front (in) 64.7 62.4
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 201.0 205.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 73.1 74.0
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 135.7 136.5
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) 31.5 26.9
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 11.7 x 1.3
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) - TBD - 11.8 x 0.5
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 26 25.0
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 3.1
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.1 17.6
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.0 - TBD -
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P225/60R16 P225/60R17
Rear Tire Order Code NA QLR
Front Tire Size P225/60R16 P225/60R17
Spare Tire Size Mini - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA QLR
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 200
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 2000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4295 4376
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - 17 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Mini - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - 17 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 14.8 10.7
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Displacement 3.9L/238 3.5L/213
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 194 @ 4500 201 @ 5600
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System SPI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 243 @ 3750 216 @ 4000
Engine Order Code 996 LX9
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 24 25
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Type 4 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.26 2.38
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.54 1.56
Trans Order Code 44N MX0
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.54 3.29
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) 2.77 2.92
Summary
Vehicle Name Ford Freestar Wagon Pontiac Montana SV6
Body Style 4dr 4 Door Ext WB
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.98 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Torsion Beam Soft-Ride
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent
 
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