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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 $25,510 $27,995
4-Door Sedan CX
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Body Style

Engine

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan CX 19 28 $23,875 $25,265
4-Door Sedan V6 CXL 19 28 $25,765 $27,265
4-Door Sedan V8 CXL 17 25 $27,655 $29,265
4-Door Sedan CXS 17 25 $32,380 $34,265
Pricing
Invoice Price
$25,510
$23,875
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$27,995
$25,265
Monthly Payment Estimate
$467 / month
$421 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 25 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large Large Car
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 37.2 41.4
Front Head Room (in) 40.0 39.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 105.6 108
Second Hip Room (in) 54.6 57.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.1 58.0
Second Head Room (in) 38.4 37.7
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.5 57.0
Front Leg Room (in) 43.7 42.5
Front Hip Room (in) 55.2 56.1
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.8 73.8
Track Width, Front (in) 61.8 63.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.9 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 196.0 203.2
Height, Overall (in) 58.5 58.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.4 62.5
Wheelbase (in) 110.2 115.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.5 17.0
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.9 x - TBD - 11.9 x 1.18
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.2 x - TBD - 11.5 x 0.47
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5 18
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 15.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.4 42.2
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr rack & pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.76 2.8
Tires
Rear Tire Size P225/60R16 P225/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA QPX
Front Tire Size P225/60R16 P225/60R16
Spare Tire Size P225/60R16 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA QPX
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4012 3764
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.6 11.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 - TBD -
Engine
Displacement 3.5L/213 3.8L/231
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 200 @ 5500 197 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System MPFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 220 @ 3500 227 @ 3800
Engine Order Code NA L26
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 28
Transmission
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 2.38
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.06 1.56
Trans Order Code NA MX0
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.33 2.86
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.04 0.71
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic
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
Summary
Vehicle Name Kia Amanti Buick Lucerne
Body Style 4dr Sedan 4 Dr Sedan CX
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double Wishbone NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent
 
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