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1998 Mercury Villager Wagon Change
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Selected Style 3-Door GS
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Body Style

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door GS 17 23 $18,843 $20,805
3-Door LS 17 23 $22,601 $25,075
3-Door Nautica 17 23 $24,211 $26,905
3-Door Reg WB
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Other

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door Reg WB 18 25 $18,860 $20,840
4-Door Ext WB 18 25 $20,986 $23,190
4-Door Reg WB 18 25 $20,253 $22,380
4-Door Ext WB 1SG 18 25 $22,819 $25,215
4-Door Reg WB 1SF 18 25 $21,092 $23,255
4-Door Reg WB 1SG 18 25 $21,999 $24,255
4-Door Reg WB 1SH 18 25 $22,906 $25,255
4-Door Ext WB 1SH 18 25 $23,813 $26,255
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,843
$18,860
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$20,805
$20,840
Monthly Payment Estimate
$347 / month
$347 / 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
Second Hip Room (in) 59.0 60.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 62.1 59.8
Third Leg Room (in) NA 34.0
Second Head Room (in) 40.1 39.3
Passenger Capacity 5 7
Third Hip Room (in) NA 48.3
Second Shoulder Room (in) 63.9 61.9
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) 37.7 36.9
Front Head Room (in) 39.4 39.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) NA N/A
Exterior Dimensions
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 72.7
Track Width, Front (in) 63.4 61.5
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.5 5.5
Length, Overall (in) 190.2 187.3
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 50.9 50.8
Height, Overall (in) 65.9 67.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
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 - 59.1
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 46.4 45.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 84.6 86.1
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 126.0 126.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) 14.1 - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 48.3 48.3
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.8 x 1.02 10.9 x 1.27
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System NA 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.8 x - TBD - 8.9 x 1.77
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 20.0 20.0
Steering
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
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.0 3.1
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code T70 XGY
Front Tire Size P205/75R15 P205/70R15
Spare Tire Size T125/90D16 T125/70R15
Front Tire Order Code T70 XGY
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P205/75R15 P205/70R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 350 350
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500 3500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 200
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3671 3748
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
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
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 5.5 15 x 6
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.3 10.7
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 105
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 151 @ 4800 180 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System SEFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 174 @ 4400 205 @ 4000
Engine Order Code 991 LA1
Displacement 3.0L/181 3.4L/207
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 23 25
Transmission
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 1.56
Trans Order Code 44P NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) 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,
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
Summary
Vehicle Name Mercury Villager Wgn Pontiac Trans Sport
Body Style 3 Door GS 3 Door Reg WB
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 31.8 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.3 1.34
Suspension Type - Rear Hotchkiss Trailing Arm
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Leaf Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30.0 30
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
 
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