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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan I4 Manual
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Engine

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual 22 30 $14,104 $15,499
4-Door Sedan I4 Automatic 22 30 $14,853 $16,299
4-Door Sedan V6 Manual 20 27 $14,104 $15,499
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic 19 27 $14,853 $16,299
4-Door Sedan V6 Manual GLS 20 27 $15,698 $17,349
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic GLS 19 27 $16,447 $18,149
4-Door Sedan V6 Manual LX 20 27 $16,710 $18,574
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic LX 19 27 $17,459 $19,374
4-Door Sedan LS
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan LS 19 29 $22,175 $24,235
4-Door Sedan GS 17 27 $25,835 $28,235
Pricing
Invoice Price
$14,104
$22,175
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,499
$24,235
Monthly Payment Estimate
$258 / month
$404 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 30 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 55.8 54.4
Second Leg Room (in) 36.2 36.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) 100.0 102
Front Head Room (in) 39.3 39.4
Second Hip Room (in) 54.4 53.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.9 58.0
Second Head Room (in) 37.6 37.4
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.7 57.1
Front Leg Room (in) 43.3 42.4
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.2 61.3
Wheelbase (in) 106.3 109.0
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.7 72.7
Track Width, Front (in) 60.6 62.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 186.9 196.2
Height, Overall (in) 56.0 56.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.1 16.7
Brakes
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.0 x - TBD - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.1 x - TBD - - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.2 17
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable-Effort Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.92 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.1 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.4 37.5
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code N/A NA
Rear Tire Size P205/65HR15 P215/70R15
Rear Tire Order Code N/A NA
Front Tire Size P205/65HR15 P215/70R15
Spare Tire Size Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code N/A NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3181 3438
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 15 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 15 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.7 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 95 102
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 147 @ 3000 225 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.4L/143 3.8L/231
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 138 @ 5500 200 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System MPI SFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 19
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.46 2.921
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.30 1.000
Trans Type 5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.78 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.46 2.385
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.95 1.568
Trans Order Code NA MX0
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.88 - TBD -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.94 0.705
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Summary
Vehicle Name Hyundai Sonata Buick Regal
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan LS
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double-wishbone Sport
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link Sport
 
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