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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan GL
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Body Style

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan GL 20 29 $16,287 $17,800
4-Door Sedan GLS 20 29 $17,773 $19,425
4-Door Sedan Custom
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Custom 20 29 $17,218 $18,415
4-Door Sedan Limited 20 29 $18,094 $19,775
Pricing
Invoice Price
$16,287
$17,218
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,800
$18,415
Monthly Payment Estimate
$297 / month
$307 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 37.6 37.4
Passenger Capacity 5 6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.3 57.1
Front Leg Room (in) 41.9 42.4
Front Hip Room (in) 52.1 54.4
Second Leg Room (in) 38.0 36.9
Front Head Room (in) 39.4 39.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 98.9 101.8
Second Hip Room (in) 52.0 53.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.4 58.0
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.7 5.7
Length, Overall (in) 192.0 194.6
Height, Overall (in) 56.4 56.6
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.0 61.1
Wheelbase (in) 107.0 109.0
Liftover Height (in) 28.5 29.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.4 72.7
Track Width, Front (in) 59.0 62.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 16.4 16.7
Brakes
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) 8.86 x 1.77 8.9 x 1.8
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.78 x 1.02 10.8 x 1.3
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4 Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.0 17.5
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.40 16.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.1 37.5
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Power
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.9 3.04
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 42.5
Tires
Front Tire Size P215/60R15 P205/70R15
Spare Tire Size T125/70D15 T125/70D15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/60R15 P205/70R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 1000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 100
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3074 3340
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 4 15 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 6.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 13.2 11.0
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105 105
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 600
Engine
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System SFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 185 @ 3200 185 @ 4000
Engine Order Code L82 L82
Displacement 3.1L/191 3.1L/191
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 150 @ 4800 160 @ 5200
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 20
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.63 1.57
Trans Order Code MX0 MX0
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.05 3.29
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.68 0.70
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.96 2.92
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 NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.13 2.38
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4dr Sdn Custom
Vehicle Name Oldsmobile Cutlass Buick Century
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.94 1.10
Suspension Type - Rear Tri-Link Tri-Link w/
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32 22
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut w/
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.60 0.47
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Lower control arm
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 32
 
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