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Selected Style 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
4-Door Sedan Automatic
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Transmission

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Automatic 17 25 $23,130 $25,500
Pricing
Invoice Price
$23,134
$23,130
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$24,585
$25,500
Monthly Payment Estimate
$410 / month
$425 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 25 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large Large
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 58.0 55.2
Second Leg Room (in) 38.4 37.2
Front Head Room (in) 39.3 40.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) 109.3 105.6
Second Hip Room (in) 58.7 54.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 60.3 58.1
Second Head Room (in) 37.9 38.4
Passenger Capacity 6 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 60.3 57.5
Front Leg Room (in) 42.0 43.7
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 65.6 61.4
Wheelbase (in) 114.7 110.2
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 78.2 72.8
Track Width, Front (in) 63.4 61.8
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.2 6.9
Length, Overall (in) 212 196.0
Height, Overall (in) 56.8 58.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 20.6 15.5
Brakes
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 11.9 x - TBD -
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 0.6 11.2 x - TBD -
Brake Type Power Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.0 18.5
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.4 2.76
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.4 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.3 37.4
Steering Type Pwr Variable Assist Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/60TR16 P225/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code T33 NA
Front Tire Size P225/60TR16 P225/60R16
Spare Tire Size T125/80R16 P225/60R16
Front Tire Order Code T33 NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3970 4021
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Alloy
Spare Wheel Material Steel Alloy
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - 16 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Material Steel Alloy
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 13.6 10.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130 110
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 275 @ 4000 220 @ 3500
Engine Order Code 99W NA
Displacement 4.6L/281 3.5L/213
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 224 @ 4800 200 @ 5500
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V6
Fuel System SEFI MPFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 17
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.42
Trans Type 4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.73
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA Sportmatic shifter
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.26 3.87
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.50 2.06
Trans Order Code 44W NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.73 3.33
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70 1.04
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.82 3.79
Summary
Vehicle Name Mercury Grand Marquis Kia Amanti
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4dr Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent SLA Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Double Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Watts Linkage Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Multi-Link
 
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