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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan Automatic
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Body Style

Transmission

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Automatic 17 25 $23,130 $25,500
4-Door Sedan Custom
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Body Style

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Custom 20 29 $24,453 $26,725
4-Door Sedan Limited 20 29 $29,632 $32,385
Pricing
Invoice Price
$23,130
$24,453
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$25,500
$26,725
Monthly Payment Estimate
$425 / month
$445 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 25 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large Large Car
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 43.7 42.4
Front Hip Room (in) 55.2 56.1
Second Leg Room (in) 37.2 39.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) 105.6 107.6
Front Head Room (in) 40.0 38.8
Second Hip Room (in) 54.6 56.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.1 59.1
Second Head Room (in) 38.4 37.8
Passenger Capacity 5 6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.5 58.7
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.4 62.3
Wheelbase (in) 110.2 112.2
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.8 73.5
Track Width, Front (in) 61.8 62.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.9 5.4
Length, Overall (in) 196.0 200.0
Height, Overall (in) 58.5 57.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.5 18.0
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.2 x - TBD - 10.9 x 0.43
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.9 x - TBD - 11.9 x 1.26
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5 18
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr rack & pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.76 2.97
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 17
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.4 40.7
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/60R16 P215/70R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA QPK
Front Tire Size P225/60R16 P215/70R15
Spare Tire Size P225/60R16 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA QPK
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) 4021 3567
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 15 x 6
Front Wheel Material Alloy Steel
Spare Wheel Material Alloy Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 Compact
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.6 10
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 220 @ 3500 230 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA L36
Displacement 3.5L/213 3.8L/231
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 200 @ 5500 205 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System MPFI SFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 20
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.79 2.921
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.42 1.000
Trans Type 5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again Sportmatic shifter NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.87 2.385
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.06 1.568
Trans Order Code NA MX0
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.33 2.83
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.04 0.705
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Summary
Body Style 4dr Sedan 4 Dr Sedan Custom
Vehicle Name Kia Amanti Buick LeSabre
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link w/level control
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double Wishbone w/level control
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Independent
 
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