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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe Series I - R7A
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Series I 20 29 $17,339 $18,950
4-Door Sedan Series I 20 29 $17,339 $18,950
2-Door Coupe Series II 20 29 $18,162 $19,850
2-Door Coupe Series III 20 29 $18,986 $20,750
4-Door Sedan Series II 20 29 $18,162 $19,850
4-Door Sedan Series III 20 29 $18,986 $20,750
2-Door Coupe LX
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe LX 18 26 $16,318 $17,885
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,339
$16,318
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,950
$17,885
Monthly Payment Estimate
$316 / month
$298 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 54.0 55.6
Second Leg Room (in) 34.8 35.8
Front Head Room (in) 37.8 38.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 95.4 101.0
Second Hip Room (in) 53.1 56.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.7 59.1
Second Head Room (in) 37.1 37.5
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.0 58.9
Front Leg Room (in) 42.3 42.5
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) 29.5 24.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.5 73.2
Track Width, Front (in) 59.6 61.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.2 5.4
Length, Overall (in) 193.8 200.3
Height, Overall (in) 53.0 52.5
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.2 60.2
Wheelbase (in) 107.5 113.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.5 15.1
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.3 x 1.04 10.8 x 1.0
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.9 x 0.43 10.1 x 0.7
Brake Type Power Power
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.1 18.0
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.76 2.75
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 42.1 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.1 14.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.7 36.6
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P215/60R16 P215/70R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA T37
Front Tire Size P215/60R16 P215/70R15
Spare Tire Size T125/70R16 T125/90R15
Front Tire Order Code NA T37
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3305 3506
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 15 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 4 15 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 15 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 9.14 12.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 540
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100 130
Engine
Displacement 3.1L/191 3.8L/232
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 160 @ 5200 145 @ 4000
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System SFI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 185 @ 4000 215 @ 2750
Engine Order Code L82 994
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 18
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Type 4 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic Electronic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.38 2.32
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.57 1.56
Trans Order Code NA 44L
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.33 3.27
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70 0.70
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.92 2.84
Summary
Vehicle Name Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme Ford Thunderbird
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe LX
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 35 30.2
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Short Long Arm
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.47 0.94
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 35 30.2
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.18 1.06
Suspension Type - Rear Tri-Link Independent H-arm
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Leaf Springs w/Coil Springs
 
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