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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan GL I4 Manual
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual GL 22 30 $15,133 $16,449
4-Door Sedan I4 Automatic GL 22 30 $15,932 $17,299
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic GL 19 27 $16,559 $17,999
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic GLS 19 27 $17,384 $18,999
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic LX 19 27 $18,472 $20,299
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic GLS Special Value 19 27 $17,384 $18,999
4-Door Sedan Custom
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Custom 20 30 $20,166 $22,040
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,133
$20,166
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,449
$22,040
Monthly Payment Estimate
$274 / month
$367 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 30 mpg 30 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
Front Head Room (in) 39.3 39.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 100.0 101.8
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 6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.7 57.1
Front Leg Room (in) 43.3 42.4
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.2 61.1
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) 186.9 194.6
Height, Overall (in) 56.0 56.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.1 16.7
Brakes
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.0 x 1.0 10.8 x 1.3
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.3 x 0.39 10.8 x 1.3
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.2 17
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr rack & pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.92 2.74
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.1 15.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.4 37.5
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P205/65R15 P205/70R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA QGY
Front Tire Size P205/65R15 P205/70R15
Spare Tire Size T125/70D15 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA QGY
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3181 3342
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 6
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.7 11.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 95 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 147 @ 3000 195 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA LG8
Displacement 2.4L/146 3.1L/191
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 138 @ 5500 175 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System MPI SFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 20
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.46 2.921
Clutch Size (in) N/A NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.30 1.000
Trans Type 5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.78 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) 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 3.05
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.94 0.705
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Summary
Vehicle Name Hyundai Sonata Buick Century
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4dr Sdn Custom
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent 4-wheel
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.45 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double-wishbone Independent
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.00 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent 4-wheel
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link Independent
 
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