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Selected Style 4-Door Convenience
Switch Style

Body Style

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Convenience 17 23 $26,397 $29,030
4-Door Luxury 17 23 $29,623 $32,655
4-Door Premier 17 23 $31,670 $34,955
4-Door CX FWD
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Drivetrain

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door FWD CX 18 24 $25,439 $28,110
4-Door FWD CXL 18 24 $28,208 $31,170
4-Door AWD CX 17 23 $28,045 $30,990
4-Door AWD CXL 17 23 $30,638 $33,855
Pricing
Invoice Price
$26,397
$25,439
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$29,030
$28,110
Monthly Payment Estimate
$484 / month
$469 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 23 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Minivans Minivan
Interior Dimensions
Third Hip Room (in) 48.1 - TBD -
Second Shoulder Room (in) 63.6 61.2
Front Leg Room (in) 40.7 39.9
Third Head Room (in) 38.1 38.1
Front Hip Room (in) 58.7 - TBD -
Passenger Volume (ft³) 181.0 - TBD -
Third Shoulder Room (in) 50.9 48.6
Second Leg Room (in) 38.0 38.9
Front Head Room (in) 38.8 39.8
Second Hip Room (in) 66.5 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 61.0 59.9
Passenger Capacity 7 7
Third Leg Room (in) 30.5 36.2
Second Head Room (in) 39.7 38.9
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 5.5
Length, Overall (in) 201.5 205.0
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 68.8 72.0
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.8 62.6
Wheelbase (in) 120.8 121.1
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 76.6 75.2
Track Width, Front (in) 64.3 62.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 134.3 136.5
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - TBD - NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) 25.8 26.9
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 69.6 74.1
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 11.8 x 0.47
Brake Type Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 11.7 x 1.3
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 26.0 25
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr rack & pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.7 3.05
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.1 17.6
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.5 41.0
Tires
Spare Tire Size T145/90R16 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA QKY
Spare Tire Order Code NA - TBD -
Rear Tire Size P235/60R16 P255/60R17
Rear Tire Order Code NA QKY
Front Tire Size P235/60R16 P255/60R17
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4340 4470
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 17 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 17 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 10.7
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 750 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 263 @ 3650 220 @ 4000
Engine Order Code 992 LX9
Displacement 4.2L/256 3.5L/200
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 201 @ 4250 200 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System SPI SFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 23 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 18
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Type 4 4
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.26 2.38
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.56 1.56
Trans Order Code 44N MX0
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.54 3.29
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70 0.70
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Automatic w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.77 2.92
Summary
Vehicle Name Mercury Monterey Buick Terraza
Body Style 4dr 4 Door
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA level control
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPHerson strut Macpherson strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Twist Beam Axle Multi-link w/
 
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