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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan GS
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Body Style

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan GS 19 28 $17,853 $19,525
4-Door Sedan LS 19 28 $18,787 $20,575
4-Door Wagon LS 18 26 $20,469 $22,465
4-Door Sedan LS Premium Group 18 27 $18,787 $20,575
4-Door Wagon LS Premium Group 18 25 $20,469 $22,465
4-Door Sedan CE Manual
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Transmission

Engine

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Automatic LE 23 30 $17,699 $20,218
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic LE 19 27 $19,748 $22,558
4-Door Sedan Automatic XLE 23 30 $19,810 $22,628
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic XLE 19 27 $21,771 $24,868
4-Door Sedan Manual CE 23 32 $15,003 $16,938
4-Door Sedan Automatic CE 23 30 $15,712 $17,738
4-Door Sedan V6 Manual CE 20 28 $17,563 $19,828
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,853
$15,003
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,525
$16,938
Monthly Payment Estimate
$325 / month
$282 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 23 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 28 mpg 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 36.6 37.0
Passenger Capacity 6 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.6 56.1
Front Leg Room (in) 42.2 43.4
Front Hip Room (in) 55.8 54.0
Second Leg Room (in) 38.9 35.5
Front Head Room (in) 39.4 38.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 101.8 96.9
Second Hip Room (in) 56.3 54.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.4 56.2
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.4 5.1
Length, Overall (in) 199.7 188.4
Height, Overall (in) 55.4 55.1
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.4 59.8
Wheelbase (in) 108.5 105.1
Liftover Height (in) 27.4 24.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.0 70.1
Track Width, Front (in) 61.6 60.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 16.0 14.1
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake Type Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 8.9 x 1.5 9.0 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.8 x 1.0 10.0 x 1.1
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.0 18.5
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.9 17.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.0 36.1
Steering Type Variable Power Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.96 3.1
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 37.7
Tires
Front Tire Size P205/65R15 P195/70R14
Spare Tire Size T135/70R15 P195/70R14
Front Tire Order Code T32 NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P205/65R15 P195/70R14
Rear Tire Order Code T32 NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1250 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1250 N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 125 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 125 N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3299 2999
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 4 14 x 5.5
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 14 x 5.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 14 x 5.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.6 7.3
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130 80
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 540 582
Engine
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas 4-Cyl
Fuel System SEFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 170 @ 3250 147 @ 4400
Engine Order Code 99U NA
Displacement 3.0L/182 2.2L/132
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 145 @ 5250 133 @ 5200
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 23
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.54 1.96
Trans Order Code 44L NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.77 3.94
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 0.95
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.77 3.54
Clutch Size (in) NA 8.8
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.25
Trans Type 4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.73
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.26 3.15
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan GS 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Mercury Sable Toyota Camry
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.75 0.67
Suspension Type - Rear Indep Quadralink MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 36.0 32
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.71 0.63
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 36.0 32
 
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