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Selected Style 3-Door GS
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door GS 17 23 $18,299 $20,215
3-Door LS 17 23 $22,585 $25,085
3-Door Nautica 17 23 $24,174 $26,915
3-Door Minivan Reg Length
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door Minivan Reg Length 18 25 $19,615 $21,675
3-Door Minivan Ext Length 18 25 $20,367 $22,505
3-Door Minivan Ext Length GL 18 25 $21,742 $24,025
4-Door Minivan Ext Length GL 18 25 $22,240 $24,575
3-Door Minivan Ext Length GLS 18 25 $23,244 $25,685
4-Door Minivan Ext Length GLS 18 25 $23,742 $26,235
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,299
$19,615
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$20,215
$21,675
Monthly Payment Estimate
$337 / month
$361 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 23 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Special Purpose 2WD Special Purpose
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 39.9 39.9
Third Head Room (in) NA 38.8
Front Hip Room (in) 56.8 55.5
Third Shoulder Room (in) NA 60.1
Second Leg Room (in) 34.8 36.9
Front Head Room (in) 39.4 39.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) - TBD - N/A
Second Hip Room (in) 56.8 60.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 62.1 59.6
Third Leg Room (in) NA 34.0
Second Head Room (in) 39.7 39.3
Passenger Capacity 5 7
Third Hip Room (in) NA 48.3
Second Shoulder Room (in) 62.1 61.9
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.5 5.5
Length, Overall (in) 190.2 187.4
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 50.9 50.8
Height, Overall (in) 65.9 67.4
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 24.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 63.4 63.3
Wheelbase (in) 112.2 112.0
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 41.6 40.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.8 72.2
Track Width, Front (in) 63.4 61.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 126.0 126.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - TBD - NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) 10.4 - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 48.3 48.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - 50.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 47.6 - TBD -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - 51.4
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 46.4 45.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 84.6 86.1
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.8 x - TBD - 8.86 x 1.77
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.8 x 1.0 10.94 x 1.27
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System NA 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 20.0 20.0
Steering
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.0 3.05
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 40.5
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.5 16.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.9 38.6
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P205/75R15 P205/70R15
Rear Tire Order Code T70 NA
Front Tire Size P205/75R15 P205/70R15
Spare Tire Size T125/90D16 T125/70R15
Front Tire Order Code T70 NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 350 200
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500 2000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3871 3746
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 5.5 15 x 6
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 5.5 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 4 15 x 4
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.3 11.2
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 105
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 600
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 174 @ 4400 180 @ 5200
Engine Order Code 991 LA1
Displacement 3.0L/181 3.4L/207
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 151 @ 4800 185 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System SEFI SFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 23 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 18
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.79 2.92
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Type 4 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic Electronic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.27 2.38
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.55 1.57
Trans Order Code 44P MX0
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.86 3.29
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 0.70
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD,
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low - NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High - NA
Summary
Body Style 3 Door GS 4 Door Van
Vehicle Name Mercury Villager Wgn Oldsmobile Silhouette
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Leaf Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30.0 25
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA 1.42
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 31.8 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.3 1.34
Suspension Type - Rear Hotchkiss Trailing Arm
 
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