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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 17 25 $22,415 $23,820
4-Door Sedan GS Convenience 17 25 $22,801 $24,240
4-Door Sedan LS Premium 17 25 $25,612 $27,295
4-Door Sedan LSE 17 25 $26,996 $28,800
4-Door Sedan LS Ultimate 17 25 $26,697 $28,475
4-Door Sedan XL w/Bucket Seats (SE)
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan w/Bucket Seats XL 21 29 $23,000 $25,845
4-Door Sedan w/Bench Seat XL 21 29 $23,730 $26,665
4-Door Sedan w/Bucket Seats XLS 21 29 $26,756 $30,405
4-Door Sedan w/Bench Seat XLS 21 29 $26,668 $30,305
Pricing
Invoice Price
$22,415
$23,000
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$23,820
$25,845
Monthly Payment Estimate
$397 / month
$431 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 21 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 25 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large Large
Interior Dimensions
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
Second Shoulder Room (in) 60.3 58.1
Front Leg Room (in) 42.5 41.7
Front Hip Room (in) 58.0 55.1
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 63.4 61.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.2 5.1
Length, Overall (in) 211.9 191.9
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 20.6 15.9
Brakes
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 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.0 18.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 43.1 39.7
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.4 17.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.3 37.6
Steering Type Variable Assist Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.4 2.98
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P225/60SR16 P205/65R15
Spare Tire Size T125/80R16 P205/65R15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/60SR16 P205/65R15
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3966 3417
Wheels
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
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 13.6 9.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 650 582
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130 80
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 220 @ 4750 210 @ 5800
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V6
Fuel System SEFI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 265 @ 4000 220 @ 4400
Engine Order Code N/A NA
Displacement 4.6L/281 3.0L/183
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 29
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
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 N/A NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.73 3.63
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) N/A NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Type 4 4
Summary
Vehicle Name Mercury Grand Marquis Toyota Avalon
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA 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) 1.09 0.67
Suspension Type - Rear Watts Linkage MacPherson Strut
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
 
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