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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 26 $19,565 $21,355
4-Door Sedan LS Premium 20 27 $21,635 $23,655
4-Door Wagon GS 18 25 $20,465 $22,355
4-Door Wagon LS Premium 19 26 $22,715 $24,855
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual
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Transmission

Engine

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual 22 30 $14,559 $15,999
4-Door Sedan I4 Automatic 22 30 $15,308 $16,799
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic 19 27 $16,082 $17,649
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic GLS 19 27 $17,034 $18,799
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic LX 19 27 $17,840 $19,799
Pricing
Invoice Price
$19,565
$14,559
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$21,355
$15,999
Monthly Payment Estimate
$356 / month
$267 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 26 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 36.7 37.6
Passenger Capacity 6 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.6 55.7
Front Leg Room (in) 42.2 43.3
Front Hip Room (in) 54.5 55.8
Second Leg Room (in) 38.9 36.2
Front Head Room (in) 39.8 39.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 102.3 100.0
Second Hip Room (in) 55.7 54.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.3 56.9
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in) 199.8 186.9
Height, Overall (in) 55.5 56.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.1 60.2
Wheelbase (in) 108.5 106.3
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.0 71.7
Track Width, Front (in) 61.6 60.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.5 - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 16.0 14.1
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 10.3 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr-Assisted
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) 11.6 x - TBD - 11.0 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.0 17.2
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.7 34.4
Steering Type Variable Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.68 2.92
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.0 14.1
Tires
Front Tire Size P215/60R16 P205/65R15
Spare Tire Size T135/70R16 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/60R16 P205/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1250 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 175 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3338 3181
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.0 15 x 6
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.0 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - Compact
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.6 7.7
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130 95
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System SMPI MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 185 @ 3950 147 @ 3000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 3.0L/182 2.4L/143
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 155 @ 4900 138 @ 5500
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 22
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.96 3.88
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 0.94
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.77 3.46
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.30
Trans Type 4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.78
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.26 3.46
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.54 1.95
Trans Order Code NA NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Mercury Sable Hyundai Sonata
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 1.00
Suspension Type - Rear Indep Quadralink Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA 0.45
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Double-wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
 
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