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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 $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 LSE 18 25 $28,091 $30,640
4-Door Sedan LS Ultimate 18 25 $28,361 $30,940
4-Door Sedan XL (GS)
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan XL 22 31 $23,543 $26,350
4-Door Sedan Touring 22 31 $25,554 $28,600
4-Door Sedan XLS 22 31 $27,104 $30,800
4-Door Sedan Limited 22 31 $29,514 $33,540
Pricing
Invoice Price
$23,134
$23,543
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$24,585
$26,350
Monthly Payment Estimate
$410 / month
$439 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 25 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large Large
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 38.4 40.9
Front Head Room (in) 39.3 38.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 109.3 106.9
Second Hip Room (in) 58.7 56.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 60.3 59.4
Second Head Room (in) 37.9 37.5
Passenger Capacity 6 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 60.3 58.2
Front Leg Room (in) 42.0 41.3
Front Hip Room (in) 58.0 55.8
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 78.2 72.8
Track Width, Front (in) 63.4 62.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.2 5.3
Length, Overall (in) 212 197.2
Height, Overall (in) 56.8 58.5
Track Width, Rear (in) 65.6 61.6
Wheelbase (in) 114.7 111.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 20.6 14.4
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.4 x 1.1 11.7 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 10.9 x - TBD -
Brake Type Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.0 18.5
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.4 3.22
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.4 16.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.3 36.9
Steering Type Pwr Variable Assist Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P225/60TR16 P215/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code T33 NA
Front Tire Size P225/60TR16 P215/60R16
Spare Tire Size T125/80R16 P215/60R16
Front Tire Order Code T33 NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3970 3490
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
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 Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 16 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 13.6 8.8
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 582
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130 80
Engine
Displacement 4.6L/281 3.5L/214
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 224 @ 4800 280 @ 6200
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V6
Fuel System SEFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 275 @ 4000 260 @ 4700
Engine Order Code 99W NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 31
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.52
Trans Type 4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.76
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.26 3.38
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.50 2.36
Trans Order Code 44W NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.73 3.08
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70 1.05
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.82 4.24
Summary
Vehicle Name Mercury Grand Marquis Toyota Avalon
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA 0.59
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 0.94
Suspension Type - Rear Watts Linkage MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent SLA MacPherson Strut
 
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