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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 19 29 $20,857 $22,795
4-Door Sedan LS 19 29 $22,138 $24,195
4-Door Sedan XL w/Bucket Seats
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan w/Bucket Seats XL 21 30 $21,368 $24,408
4-Door Sedan w/Bench Seat XL 21 30 $22,104 $25,248
4-Door Sedan w/Bucket Seats XLS 21 30 $24,474 $28,288
4-Door Sedan w/Bench Seat XLS 21 30 $24,474 $28,288
Pricing
Invoice Price
$20,857
$21,368
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$22,795
$24,408
Monthly Payment Estimate
$380 / month
$407 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 21 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large Car Large
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 54.1 57.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 59.0 57.7
Second Head Room (in) 38.3 37.8
Passenger Capacity 6 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.3 57.3
Front Leg Room (in) 42.5 44.1
Front Hip Room (in) 55.4 55.8
Second Leg Room (in) 38.7 38.3
Front Head Room (in) 38.7 39.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 106.1 105.5
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 60.4 61.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.6 5.1
Length, Overall (in) 200.4 191.9
Height, Overall (in) 55.7 56.1
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.4 60.0
Wheelbase (in) 110.8 107.1
Liftover Height (in) 28.5 26.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.1 70.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 17.9 15.4
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System 4 Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 11.5 x 0.4
Brake Type Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 8.85 x 1.77 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.90 x 1.27 10.7 x 1.1
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.0 18.5
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.63 17.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.7 37.7
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.97 2.98
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 43.3 40.0
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P205/70R15 P205/65HR15
Spare Tire Size T125/70D15 P205/65HR15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P205/70R15 P205/65HR15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 200
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3455 3429
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 4 15 x 6.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.7 9.8
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 124 80
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 690 582
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 205 @ 5200 200 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System SFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 230 @ 4000 214 @ 4400
Engine Order Code L36 NA
Displacement 3.8L/231 3.0L/183
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 30
Transmission
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic Electronic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.39 2.30
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.57 1.55
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.86 3.43
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70 0.74
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.92 2.81
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Type 4 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Oldsmobile 88 Toyota Avalon
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 35 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.18 0.67
Suspension Type - Rear Chapman Strut MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 35 32
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.67 0.63
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
 
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