Compare 2011 Mercury Grand Marquis vs 2011 Chevrolet Impala

2011 Mercury Grand Marquis
2011 Chevrolet Impala
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4-Door Sedan LS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan LS 16 24 $28,200 $29,935
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4-Door Sedan LS Retail
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan LS Retail 19 29 $23,515 $24,495
4-Door Sedan LT Retail 19 29 $24,681 $25,710
4-Door Sedan LTZ 17 27 $28,833 $30,035
Pricing
Invoice Price
$28,200
$23,515
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$29,935
$24,495
Monthly Payment Estimate
$499 / month
$408 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
It's big and reasonably priced, but the 2011 Chevrolet Impala can't match other full-sizers on sex appeal or high-tech features.
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Fuel Economy
City
16 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
24 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Large Large
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in)
39.5 39.4
Second Hip Room (in)
56.1 57.2
Front Shoulder Room (in)
60.6 58.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
107.5 104.5
Second Head Room (in)
37.8 37.8
Second Shoulder Room (in)
60.0 58.6
Front Leg Room (in)
41.6 42.3
Passenger Capacity
6 5
Front Hip Room (in)
57.4 56.4
Second Leg Room (in)
38.0 37.6
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
63.4 62.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
212.0 200.4
Height, Overall (in)
56.3 58.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
65.6 61.5
Wheelbase (in)
114.6 110.5
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
78.3 72.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
20.6 18.6
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.0 x - TBD - 11.9 x 1.2
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)
11.6 x - TBD - 10.9 x 0.4
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)
19.0 17.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.4 13.3
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
40.3 38.0
Steering Type
Variable Assist Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - 2.4
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
T3F QVS
Front Tire Size
P225/60TR17 P225/55R17
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
T3F QVS
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/60TR17 P225/55R17
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4117 3555
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - 17 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - 17 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
18.9 11.7
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
650 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
135 125
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
275 @ 4000 216 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
99V LZE
Displacement
4.6L/281 3.5L/214
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
224 @ 4800 211 @ 5800
Engine Type
Gas/Ethanol V8 Gas/Ethanol V6
Fuel System
SEFI Electronic Fuel Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
19 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
24 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 19
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.84 2.92
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Type
4 4
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 2.38
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.55 1.56
Trans Order Code
- TBD - MX0
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.73 2.86
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.70 0.70
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic
Summary
Vehicle Name
Mercury Grand Marquis Chevrolet Impala
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 1.18
Suspension Type - Rear
Air suspension Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA 0.63
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.8 8.1
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
3 5
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
- --
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
- --
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
- --
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
- --
Overall Side Crash Rating
- --
Side Barrier Rating
- --
Side Barrier Rating Driver
- --
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
- --
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
- --
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
- --
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
- --
Rollover Rating
-

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