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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan ES
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan ES 18 25 $23,542 $25,387
4-Door Sedan LS 18 25 $26,339 $28,407
4-Door Sedan GLS Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual GLS 24 31 $19,519 $21,450
4-Door Wagon Manual GLS 24 31 $20,242 $22,250
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLS 20 29 $20,592 $22,525
4-Door Wagon Automatic GLS 20 29 $21,315 $23,325
4-Door Sedan V6 Manual GLS 20 29 $21,868 $24,050
4-Door Wagon V6 Manual GLS 20 29 $22,591 $24,850
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic GLS 18 26 $22,941 $25,125
4-Door Wagon V6 Automatic GLS 18 26 $23,664 $25,925
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic w/4Motion GLS 17 24 $24,770 $26,875
4-Door Wagon V6 Automatic w/4Motion GLS 17 24 $25,493 $27,675
4-Door Sedan V6 Manual GLX 20 29 $25,626 $28,210
4-Door Wagon V6 Manual GLX 20 29 $26,348 $29,010
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic GLX 18 26 $26,699 $29,285
4-Door Wagon V6 Automatic GLX 18 26 $27,421 $30,085
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic w/4Motion GLX 17 24 $28,528 $31,035
4-Door Wagon V6 Automatic w/4Motion GLX 17 24 $29,250 $31,835
Pricing
Invoice Price
$23,542
$19,519
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$25,387
$21,450
Monthly Payment Estimate
$423 / month
$358 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 24 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 25 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 37.5 37.8
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.0 54.6
Front Leg Room (in) 43.6 41.5
Front Hip Room (in) 54.3 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 36.6 35.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 100.9 95.3
Front Head Room (in) 39.4 39.7
Second Hip Room (in) 55.8 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.9 55.8
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.6 4.3
Length, Overall (in) 194.1 184.1
Height, Overall (in) 53.9 57.5
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.4 59.1
Wheelbase (in) 107.1 106.4
Liftover Height (in) 36.5 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.3 68.5
Track Width, Front (in) 60.8 59.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.2 15
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-wheel Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.0 x - TBD - 9.6 x 0.39
Brake Type Power Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.8 x - TBD - 11.1 x 0.98
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.0 16.4
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.7 14.3
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.7 37.4
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.08 2.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 39.3 - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size P205/65HR15 P195/65HR15
Spare Tire Size P205/65R15 P195/65HR15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P205/65HR15 P195/65HR15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3461 3122
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 6
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 6
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 6
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 8.0 7.4
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 90
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 520 - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System SMPI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 231 @ 4000 155 @ 1750
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 3.5L/213.0 1.8L/109
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 205 @ 5000 150 @ 5700
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 24
Transmission
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.72 3.44
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.49 2.12
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.50 3.70
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 1.03
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/Adapt. Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.84 3.50
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.30
Trans Type 4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.84
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again Shift Control NA
Summary
Body Style 4-Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Mitsubishi Diamante Volkswagen Passat
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.91 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Ind. Multi-link Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Torsion Beam
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30.2 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.71 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Four-link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32.0 - TBD -
 
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