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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 4-Door Sedan
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 20 29 $31,313 $34,600
4-Door Sedan Ultra 17 27 $35,951 $39,725
Pricing
Invoice Price
$30,858
$31,313
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$33,770
$34,600
Monthly Payment Estimate
$563 / month
$577 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 23 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large Large Car
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 57.1 56.4
Second Leg Room (in) 39.6 41.4
Front Head Room (in) 39.3 39.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 111.2 112.1
Second Hip Room (in) 58.7 55.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 60.8 59.2
Second Head Room (in) 37.9 38.0
Passenger Capacity 5 6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 60.3 58.7
Front Leg Room (in) 42.5 42.4
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 65.6 62.3
Wheelbase (in) 114.7 113.8
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 78.2 74.7
Track Width, Front (in) 63.4 62.7
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.5 5.5
Length, Overall (in) 212.0 206.8
Height, Overall (in) 58.9 57.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 20.6 19.1
Brakes
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - - 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) - TBD - - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.0 18.5
Steering
Steering Type Variable Assist Power
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.4 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.0 40
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P245/55R18 P225/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P235/50R18 P225/60R16
Spare Tire Size - TBD - compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150 - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1500 - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4195 3788
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.0 16 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.0 16 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) 18 x - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130 125
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 318 @ 4250 230 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 4.6L/281 3.8L/231
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 302 @ 5750 205 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V6
Fuel System SEFI SFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 23 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 20
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 2.921
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 1.000
Trans Type 4 4
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) - TBD - 2.385
Second Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 1.568
Trans Order Code NA MX0
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.55 3.05
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 0.705
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Summary
Vehicle Name Mercury Marauder Buick Park Avenue
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent SLA Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/level control
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Watts Linkage Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA w/level control
 
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