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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 GS
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan GS 20 27 $19,499 $21,465
4-Door Sedan LS 20 27 $22,169 $24,465
4-Door Wagon LS 19 27 $22,967 $25,130
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,133
$19,499
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,449
$21,465
Monthly Payment Estimate
$274 / month
$358 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 30 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.7 56.6
Front Leg Room (in) 43.3 42.2
Front Hip Room (in) 55.8 54.5
Second Leg Room (in) 36.2 38.9
Front Head Room (in) 39.3 39.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 100.0 102.5
Second Hip Room (in) 54.4 55.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.9 57.3
Second Head Room (in) 37.6 36.7
Passenger Capacity 5 6
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 56.0 55.5
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.2 62.1
Wheelbase (in) 106.3 108.5
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.7 73.0
Track Width, Front (in) 60.6 61.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 186.9 199.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.1 16.0
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.3 x 0.39 NA
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA 8.9 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.0 x 1.0 11.6 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.2 18.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.4 39.7
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.92 2.68
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.1 17.0
Tires
Spare Tire Size T125/70D15 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P205/65R15 P215/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P205/65R15 P215/60R16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3181 3318
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 16 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 16 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - Compact
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.7 11.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 95 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System MPI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 147 @ 3000 186 @ 5500
Engine Order Code NA N/A
Displacement 2.4L/146 3.0L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 138 @ 5500 153 @ 5000
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 20
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.94 0.69
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.46 2.77
Clutch Size (in) N/A NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.30 1.00
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 2.26
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.95 1.54
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.88 3.96
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Hyundai Sonata Mercury Sable
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.45 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double-wishbone w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.00 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Indep Quadralink
 
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