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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 4-Door Sedan XL w/Bucket Seats (GS)
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan w/Bucket Seats XL 21 29 $23,089 $25,945
4-Door Sedan w/Bench Seat XL 21 29 $23,819 $26,765
4-Door Sedan w/Bucket Seats XLS 21 29 $26,844 $30,505
4-Door Sedan w/Bench Seat XLS 21 29 $26,756 $30,405
Pricing
Invoice Price
$30,858
$23,089
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$33,770
$25,945
Monthly Payment Estimate
$563 / month
$432 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 21 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 23 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large Large
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 58.7 55.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 60.8 58.4
Second Head Room (in) 37.9 37.9
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 60.3 58.1
Front Leg Room (in) 42.5 41.7
Front Hip Room (in) 57.1 55.2
Second Leg Room (in) 39.6 40.1
Front Head Room (in) 39.3 38.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 111.2 106.6
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 63.4 61.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.5 5.1
Length, Overall (in) 212.0 191.9
Height, Overall (in) 58.9 57.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 65.6 60.0
Wheelbase (in) 114.7 107.1
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 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) - TBD - 10.8 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) - TBD - 11.3 x 0.5
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 18.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 39.7
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.4 17.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.0 37.6
Steering Type Variable Assist Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 2.98
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P235/50R18 P205/65R15
Spare Tire Size - TBD - P205/65R15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P245/55R18 P205/65R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150 - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1500 - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 200
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4195 3417
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.0 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 18 x - TBD - 15 x 6.0
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.0 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 9.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 582
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130 100
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 302 @ 5750 210 @ 5800
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V6
Fuel System SEFI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 318 @ 4250 220 @ 4400
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 4.6L/281 3.0L/183
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 23 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) - TBD - 2.30
Second Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 1.55
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.55 3.63
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 0.74
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 2.81
Clutch Size (in) NA N/A
Third Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 1.00
Trans Type 4 4
Summary
Vehicle Name Mercury Marauder Toyota Avalon
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 0.67
Suspension Type - Rear Watts Linkage MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 32
Suspension Type - Front Independent SLA MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.67
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
 
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