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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 Wagon Manual GLS 24 31 $20,242 $22,250
4-Door Wagon Automatic GLS 20 29 $21,315 $23,325
4-Door Wagon V6 Manual GLS 20 29 $22,591 $24,850
4-Door Wagon V6 Automatic GLS 18 26 $23,664 $25,925
4-Door Wagon V6 Automatic w/4Motion GLS 17 24 $25,493 $27,675
4-Door Wagon V6 Manual GLX 20 29 $26,348 $29,010
4-Door Wagon V6 Automatic GLX 18 26 $27,421 $30,085
4-Door Wagon V6 Automatic w/4Motion GLX 17 24 $29,250 $31,835
4-Door Sedan Manual GLS 24 31 $19,519 $21,450
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLS 20 29 $20,592 $22,525
4-Door Sedan V6 Manual GLS 20 29 $21,868 $24,050
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic GLS 18 26 $22,941 $25,125
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic w/4Motion GLS 17 24 $24,770 $26,875
4-Door Sedan V6 Manual GLX 20 29 $25,626 $28,210
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic GLX 18 26 $26,699 $29,285
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic w/4Motion GLX 17 24 $28,528 $31,035
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 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
Front Head Room (in) 39.4 39.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 100.9 95.3
Second Hip Room (in) 55.8 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.9 55.8
Second Head Room (in) 37.5 37.8
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Exterior Dimensions
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
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.6 4.3
Length, Overall (in) 194.1 184.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.2 15
Brakes
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
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-wheel Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.0 16.4
Steering
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 -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.7 14.3
Tires
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
Front Tire Size P205/65HR15 P195/65HR15
Trailering
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 -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3461 3122
Wheels
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
Spare 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
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
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 24
Transmission
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
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
Summary
Body Style 4-Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Mitsubishi Diamante Volkswagen Passat
Suspension
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 -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.91 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Ind. Multi-link Independent
 
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