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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 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
Second Leg Room (in) 37.2 41.4
Front Head Room (in) 40.0 39.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 105.6 108
Exterior Dimensions
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
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.8 73.8
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 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
Rear Tire Size P225/60R16 P225/60R16
Trailering
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 -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4012 3764
Wheels
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 -
Front Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
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
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
Displacement 3.5L/213 3.8L/231
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 28
Transmission
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
Trans Type 5 4
Summary
Vehicle Name Kia Amanti Buick Lucerne
Body Style 4dr Sedan 4 Dr Sedan CX
Suspension
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
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double Wishbone NA
 
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