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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan GS
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan GS 20 28 $18,418 $20,020
4-Door Sedan GS Plus 20 28 $19,372 $21,080
4-Door Wagon GS 20 26 $19,687 $21,430
4-Door Wagon GS Plus 20 26 $20,488 $22,320
4-Door Sedan LS Premium 20 27 $20,556 $22,395
4-Door Wagon LS Premium 19 26 $21,604 $23,560
4-Door Sedan SE
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan SE 21 30 $16,515 $17,755
2-Door Coupe SE/SXT 22 29 $17,026 $18,340
4-Door Sedan SE PLUS/SXT 21 30 $17,473 $18,820
4-Door Sedan ES 20 27 $19,449 $21,015
2-Door Coupe R/T 20 29 $19,744 $21,360
4-Door Sedan R/T 20 27 $19,998 $21,625
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,418
$16,515
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$20,020
$17,755
Monthly Payment Estimate
$334 / month
$296 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 21 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 28 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Mid-size
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 55.7 53.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.3 55.2
Second Head Room (in) 36.7 35.8
Passenger Capacity 6 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.6 54.7
Front Leg Room (in) 42.2 42.3
Front Hip Room (in) 54.4 52.5
Second Leg Room (in) 38.9 38.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 102.5 94
Front Head Room (in) 39.8 37.6
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.4 4.4
Length, Overall (in) 199.8 191.2
Height, Overall (in) 55.5 54.9
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.1 60.2
Wheelbase (in) 108.5 108.0
Liftover Height (in) 26.0 31.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.0 70.6
Track Width, Front (in) 61.6 60.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 16.0 16.0
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 10.3 x 0.40
Brake Type Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 8.9 x 1.5 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.9 x 1.0 11.1 x 0.55
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.0 16.0
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.0 17.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.7 36.8
Steering Type Variable Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.68 3.1
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P215/60R16 P205/65TR15
Spare Tire Size T135/70R16 T125/70D15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/60R16 P205/65TR15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1250 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 175 100
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3366 3207
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 4.0 15 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.0 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.0 15 x 6.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.6 10.3
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130 120
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 540 510
Engine
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas 4-Cyl
Fuel System SMPI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 189 @ 4000 167 @ 4000
Engine Order Code N/A EDZ
Displacement 3.0L/182 2.4L/146
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 157 @ 5000 150 @ 5200
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 30
Transmission
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.26 2.21
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.54 1.57
Trans Order Code NA DGL
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.77 3.91
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 0.69
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.77 2.84
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Type 4 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Mercury Sable Dodge Stratus
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 36.0 30
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.81 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Indep Quadralink Normal Duty
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 36.0 30
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Normal Duty
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
 
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