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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 Base Sedan
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Body Style

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Base 21 32 $20,450 $22,350
4-Door Sedan LS 20 30 $23,295 $25,460
4-Door Sedan SS Supercharged 19 28 $26,127 $28,555
Pricing
Invoice Price
$23,130
$20,450
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$25,500
$22,350
Monthly Payment Estimate
$425 / month
$373 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 21 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 25 mpg 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large Large
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.5 58.9
Front Leg Room (in) 43.7 42.2
Front Hip Room (in) 55.2 56.5
Second Leg Room (in) 37.2 38.4
Front Head Room (in) 40.0 39.2
Passenger Volume (ft³) 105.6 104.5
Second Hip Room (in) 54.6 55.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.1 59.0
Second Head Room (in) 38.4 36.8
Passenger Capacity 5 6
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 58.5 57.3
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.4 61.1
Wheelbase (in) 110.2 110.5
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.8 73.0
Track Width, Front (in) 61.8 62.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.9 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 196.0 200.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.5 18.6
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 - 11.93 x 1.26
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5 17.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.4 38.0
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.76 2.74
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 15.2
Tires
Spare Tire Size P225/60R16 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA QUF
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/60R16 P225/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA QUF
Front Tire Size P225/60R16 P225/60R16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 1000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4021 3389
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Alloy Steel
Spare Wheel Material Alloy Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.6 11.7
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 102
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 600
Engine
Fuel System MPFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 220 @ 3500 205 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA LA1
Displacement 3.5L/213 3.4L/204
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 200 @ 5500 180 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 21
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.04 0.71
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.79 2.92
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.42 1.00
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 2.39
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.06 1.57
Trans Order Code NA MX0
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.33 2.86
Summary
Body Style 4dr Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Kia Amanti Chevrolet Impala
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) - TBD - 0.55
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double Wishbone w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 1.26
Suspension Type - Rear Independent MacPherson Strut
 
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