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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 Sedan LS Premium 20 27 $20,556 $22,395
4-Door Wagon GS 20 26 $19,687 $21,430
4-Door Wagon GS Plus 20 26 $20,488 $22,320
4-Door Wagon LS Premium 19 26 $21,604 $23,560
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Emissions

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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Automatic w/Side Airbags VP 23 30 $15,801 $17,550
Manual LX 26 32 $17,005 $18,890
Manual ULEV LX 26 32 $17,005 $18,890
Manual w/Side Airbags LX 26 32 $17,229 $19,140
Manual ULEV w/Side Airbags LX 26 32 $17,229 $19,140
Automatic LX 23 30 $17,724 $19,690
Automatic ULEV LX 23 30 $17,724 $19,690
Automatic w/Side Airbags LX 23 30 $17,948 $19,940
Automatic ULEV w/Side Airbags LX 23 30 $17,948 $19,940
Automatic w/ABS LX 23 30 $18,622 $20,690
Automatic ULEV w/ABS LX 23 30 $18,622 $20,690
Automatic w/ABS-Side Airbags LX 23 30 $18,847 $20,940
Automatic ULEV w/ABS-Side Airbags LX 23 30 $18,847 $20,940
Automatic SE 23 30 $18,766 $20,850
Automatic ULEV SE 23 30 $18,766 $20,850
Automatic w/Side Airbags SE 23 30 $18,991 $21,100
Automatic ULEV w/Side Airbags SE 23 30 $18,991 $21,100
Automatic V6 LX 20 28 $20,339 $22,600
Manual EX 26 32 $19,350 $21,500
Manual ULEV EX 26 32 $19,350 $21,500
Automatic EX 23 30 $20,069 $22,300
Automatic ULEV EX 23 30 $20,069 $22,300
Manual EX w/Leather 26 32 $20,384 $22,650
Manual ULEV EX w/Leather 26 32 $20,384 $22,650
Automatic EX w/Leather 23 30 $21,102 $23,450
Automatic ULEV EX w/Leather 23 30 $21,102 $23,450
Automatic SULEV EX w/Leather 23 30 $21,102 $23,450
Automatic V6 EX w/Leather 20 28 $22,765 $25,300
Manual DX 25 32 $13,958 $15,500
Automatic DX 23 30 $14,677 $16,300
Manual w/Side Airbags DX 25 32 $14,183 $15,750
Automatic w/Side Airbags DX 23 30 $14,902 $16,550
Automatic VP 23 30 $15,576 $17,300
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,418
$13,958
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$20,020
$15,500
Monthly Payment Estimate
$334 / month
$258 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 25 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 28 mpg 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Midsize
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 54.4 54.9
Second Leg Room (in) 38.9 37.9
Front Head Room (in) 39.8 40.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) 102.5 101.7
Second Hip Room (in) 55.7 54.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.3 56.9
Second Head Room (in) 36.7 37.6
Passenger Capacity 6 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.6 56.1
Front Leg Room (in) 42.2 42.1
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) 26.0 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.0 70.3
Track Width, Front (in) 61.6 61.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.4 6.2
Length, Overall (in) 199.8 189.4
Height, Overall (in) 55.5 56.9
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.1 60.4
Wheelbase (in) 108.5 106.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 16.0 14.1
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 8.9 x 1.5 8.6 x 1.38
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.9 x 1.0 10.2 x 0.91
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake Type Power Power
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.0 17.1
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.68 3.11
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.0 16.09
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.7 36.4
Steering Type Variable Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P215/60R16 P195/70R14
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P215/60R16 P195/70R14
Spare Tire Size T135/70R16 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 175 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1250 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3366 2943
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.0 14 X 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 4.0 - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.0 14 X 5.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.6 7.4
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 540 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130 80
Engine
Displacement 3.0L/182 2.3L/137
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 157 @ 5000 135 @ 5400
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System SMPI PGM-FI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 189 @ 4000 145 @ 4700
Engine Order Code N/A NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 25
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.193
Trans Type 4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.685
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.26 3.000
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.54 1.807
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.77 4.06
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 0.903
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.77 3.285
Summary
Vehicle Name Mercury Sable Honda Accord Sdn
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 36.0 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 36.0 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.81 0.91
Suspension Type - Rear Indep Quadralink Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
 
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