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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 GS
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Body Style

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan GS 18 25 $23,134 $24,585
4-Door Sedan GS Convenience 18 25 $24,191 $25,735
4-Door Sedan LS Premium 18 25 $27,191 $29,640
4-Door Sedan LS Ultimate 18 25 $28,361 $30,940
4-Door Sedan LSE 18 25 $28,091 $30,640
Pricing
Invoice Price
$23,130
$23,134
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$25,500
$24,585
Monthly Payment Estimate
$425 / month
$410 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 25 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large Large
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 38.4 37.9
Passenger Capacity 5 6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.5 60.3
Front Leg Room (in) 43.7 42.0
Front Hip Room (in) 55.2 58.0
Second Leg Room (in) 37.2 38.4
Front Head Room (in) 40.0 39.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 105.6 109.3
Second Hip Room (in) 54.6 58.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.1 60.3
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in) 196.0 212
Height, Overall (in) 58.5 56.8
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.4 65.6
Wheelbase (in) 110.2 114.7
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.8 78.2
Track Width, Front (in) 61.8 63.4
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.9 5.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.5 20.6
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.2 x - TBD - 11.1 x 0.6
Brake Type Pwr Power
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 - 12.4 x 1.1
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5 19.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.4 40.3
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Variable Assist
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.76 3.4
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 16.4
Tires
Front Tire Size P225/60R16 P225/60TR16
Spare Tire Size P225/60R16 T125/80R16
Front Tire Order Code NA T33
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/60R16 P225/60TR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA T33
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4021 3970
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material Alloy Steel
Spare Wheel Material Alloy Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.6 13.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V8
Fuel System MPFI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 220 @ 3500 275 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA 99W
Displacement 3.5L/213 4.6L/281
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 200 @ 5500 224 @ 4800
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 18
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.33 2.73
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.04 0.70
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.79 2.82
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 Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.87 2.26
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.06 1.50
Trans Order Code NA 44W
Summary
Body Style 4dr Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Kia Amanti Mercury Grand Marquis
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Watts Linkage
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent SLA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double Wishbone w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
 
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