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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 4-Door Sedan GS
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan GS 17 25 $21,001 $22,495
4-Door Sedan LS 17 25 $22,294 $23,930
Pricing
Invoice Price
$25,432
$21,001
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$27,795
$22,495
Monthly Payment Estimate
$463 / month
$375 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large Car Large
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 55.4 58.0
Second Leg Room (in) 38.7 38.4
Front Head Room (in) 39.2 39.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 106.1 109.3
Second Hip Room (in) 54.1 59.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 59.0 60.1
Second Head Room (in) 38.3 38.1
Passenger Capacity 5 6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.3 60.3
Front Leg Room (in) 42.5 42.5
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.0 63.3
Wheelbase (in) 110.8 114.4
Liftover Height (in) 29.3 28.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.1 78.0
Track Width, Front (in) 60.8 62.8
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.6 6.1
Length, Overall (in) 200.4 211.8
Height, Overall (in) 56.1 56.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 17.9 20.6
Brakes
Brake Type Power Power
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) 10.83 x 1.27 11.3 x 1.0
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System 4 Wheel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 11.1 x 0.6
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.0 20.0
Steering
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Recirculating Ball
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.70 3.4
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 44 43.1
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.54 16.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 41.7 40.3
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/60R16 P215/70R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA T3P
Front Tire Size P225/60R16 P215/70R15
Spare Tire Size T135/70R15 T125/80R16
Front Tire Order Code NA T3P
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) 3547 3792
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 15 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 15 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 4 16 x 4
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.78 13.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 690 540
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 124 130
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 230 @ 4000 265 @ 3250
Engine Order Code L36 99W
Displacement 3.8L/231 4.6L/281
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 205 @ 5200 190 @ 4250
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V8
Fuel System SFI SEFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 17
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.92 2.84
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 -
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic Electronic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.39 2.32
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.57 1.56
Trans Order Code NA 44U
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.06 2.73
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.71 0.70
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD,
Summary
Vehicle Name Oldsmobile LSS Mercury Grand Marquis
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan GS
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 35 30.0
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Short/Long Arm
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.67 0.67
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 35 30.0
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.26 1.02
Suspension Type - Rear Chapman Strut Four-Bar Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
 
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