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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan GS
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan GS 18 25 $21,871 $23,105
4-Door Sedan LS 18 25 $23,619 $25,005
4-Door Sedan XL w/Bucket Seats (Natl)
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan XL w/Bucket Seats 21 29 $23,001 $25,845
4-Door Sedan XL w/Bench Seat 21 29 $23,731 $26,665
4-Door Sedan XLS w/Bucket Seats 21 29 $26,756 $30,405
4-Door Sedan XLS w/Bench Seat 21 29 $26,668 $30,305
Pricing
Invoice Price
$21,871
$23,001
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$23,105
$25,845
Monthly Payment Estimate
$385 / month
$431 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 21 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 25 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large Large
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 60.3 58.1
Front Leg Room (in) 42.5 41.7
Front Hip Room (in) 58.0 55.2
Second Leg Room (in) 38.4 40.1
Front Head Room (in) 39.3 38.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 109.3 106.6
Second Hip Room (in) 58.7 55.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 60.1 58.4
Second Head Room (in) 37.9 37.9
Passenger Capacity 6 5
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 56.8 57.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 65.3 60.0
Wheelbase (in) 114.7 107.1
Liftover Height (in) 26.6 26.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 78.2 71.7
Track Width, Front (in) 63.4 61.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.2 5.1
Length, Overall (in) 211.9 191.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 20.6 15.9
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.1 x 0.55 11.4 x 0.5
Brake Type Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.4 x 1.1 10.7 x 1.1
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System NA 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.0 18.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.3 37.6
Steering Type Power Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.4 2.98
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 43.1 39.7
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.4 17.4
Tires
Spare Tire Size T145/80D16 P205/65R15
Front Tire Order Code T2A NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/60SR16 P205/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code T2A NA
Front Tire Size P225/60SR16 P205/65R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 2000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3957 3417
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 4.5 15 x 6.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 12.9 9.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130 100
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 650 582
Engine
Fuel System SMPI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 265 @ 4000 220 @ 4400
Engine Order Code 99W NA
Displacement 4.6L/281 3.0L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 220 @ 4750 210 @ 5800
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 21
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70 0.74
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.84 2.81
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Type 4 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic Electronic
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.32 2.30
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.55 1.55
Trans Order Code 44U NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.73 3.43
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Mercury Grand Marquis Toyota Avalon
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30.0 32
Suspension Type - Front Independent SLA MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.67 0.67
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 30.0 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.12 0.67
Suspension Type - Rear Watts Linkage MacPherson Strut
 
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