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Selected Style 4-Door Wagon GS
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan GS 20 28 $17,864 $19,555
4-Door Wagon GS 19 27 $17,864 $19,555
4-Door Sedan LS 19 28 $20,164 $22,140
4-Door Wagon LS 18 26 $20,164 $22,140
4-Door Sedan
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 20 29 $15,335 $16,945
4-Door Sedan LS 20 29 $17,326 $19,145
4-Door Sedan LTZ 20 29 $17,792 $19,445
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,864
$15,335
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,555
$16,945
Monthly Payment Estimate
$326 / month
$282 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 27 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Station Wagon Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 56.2 55.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.4 58.4
Second Head Room (in) 38.9 37.4
Passenger Capacity 6 6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.6 57.4
Front Leg Room (in) 42.2 42.4
Front Hip Room (in) 55.8 55.4
Second Leg Room (in) 38.5 36.6
Front Head Room (in) 39.3 38.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 104.1 100.5
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 61.6 59.5
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.5 6.5
Length, Overall (in) 199.1 200.9
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 49.0 -
Height, Overall (in) 57.6 55.2
Liftover Height (in) NA 26.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.8 59.0
Wheelbase (in) 108.5 107.5
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 27.2 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.0 72.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 32.0 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 80.8 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 81.3 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 38.3 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 46.5 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 38.4 -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - -
Trunk Volume (ft³) - 15.5
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.8 x 1.0 10.5 x 1.04
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.1 x 0.5 NA
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA 8.86 x 1.77
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.0 16.6
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 42.4
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.0 16.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.0 36.7
Steering Type Variable Power Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.96 2.60
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code T32 NA
Front Tire Size P205/65R15 P205/70R15
Spare Tire Size T135/70R15 T125/70D16
Front Tire Order Code T32 NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P205/65R15 P205/70R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1100 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 110 100
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3476 3360
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 4 16 x 4
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 6
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.6 12.2
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 540 525
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130 100
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 145 @ 5250 160 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System SEFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 170 @ 3250 185 @ 4000
Engine Order Code 99U L82
Displacement 3.0L/182 3.1L/191
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27 29
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic Electronic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.26 2.38
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.54 1.57
Trans Order Code 44L MX0
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.77 3.33
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 0.70
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.77 2.92
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Type 4 4
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Mercury Sable Chevrolet Lumina
Body Style 4 Door Wagon GS 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 36.0 35
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.75 1.18
Suspension Type - Rear Independent SLA MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30.0 35
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.55 0.77
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
 
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