Compare 1998 Oldsmobile LSS vs 1998 Toyota Avalon

1998 Oldsmobile LSS
1998 Toyota Avalon
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4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 19 29 $25,706 $28,095
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4-Door Sedan w/Bucket Seats XL
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/Bench Seat XLS 21 30 $24,474 $28,288
4-Door Sedan w/Bucket Seats XLS 21 30 $24,474 $28,288
Pricing
Invoice Price
$25,706
$21,368
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$28,095
$24,408
Monthly Payment Estimate
$468 / month
$407 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
19 mpg 21 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Large Car Large
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
55.4 55.8
Second Leg Room (in)
38.7 38.3
Front Head Room (in)
39.2 39.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
106.1 105.5
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
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
58.3 57.3
Front Leg Room (in)
42.5 44.1
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
29.3 26.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.4 70.5
Track Width, Front (in)
60.8 61.0
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.8 5.1
Length, Overall (in)
200.6 191.9
Height, Overall (in)
56.0 56.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.0 60.0
Wheelbase (in)
110.8 107.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
17.9 15.4
Brakes
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 10.7 x 1.1
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.0 18.5
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.70 2.98
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
44 40.0
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.54 17.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
41.7 37.7
Steering Type
Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P225/60R16 P205/65HR15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/60R16 P205/65HR15
Spare Tire Size
T135/70R15 P205/65HR15
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 200
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3570 3429
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
15 x 4 15 x 6.0
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7 15 x 6.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
11.8 9.8
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
690 582
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
124 80
Engine
Displacement
3.8L/231 3.0L/183
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
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
19 21
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 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)
3.05 3.43
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.71 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
Summary
Vehicle Name
Oldsmobile LSS Toyota Avalon
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
35 32
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.83 0.63
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
35 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.26 0.67
Suspension Type - Rear
Chapman Strut MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA

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