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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 4-Door Sedan Custom
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Custom 20 29 $16,722 $17,885
4-Door Sedan Limited 20 29 $17,586 $19,220
Pricing
Invoice Price
$13,599
$16,722
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$14,825
$17,885
Monthly Payment Estimate
$247 / month
$298 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 26 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 37 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 38.1 36.9
Front Head Room (in) 38.1 39.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 95.9 101.8
Second Hip Room (in) 52.7 53.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.2 58.0
Second Head Room (in) 36.8 37.4
Passenger Capacity 5 6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.7 57.1
Front Leg Room (in) 42.3 42.4
Front Hip Room (in) 52.8 54.7
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) 25.1 29.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.7 72.7
Track Width, Front (in) 60.2 62.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.6 5.7
Length, Overall (in) 186.7 194.6
Height, Overall (in) 51.9 56.6
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.2 61.1
Wheelbase (in) 108.0 109.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.7 16.7
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.2 x 0.9 10.3 x 1.3
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System NA 4 Wheel
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) 7.9 x 1.3 8.9 x 1.8
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.0 17.0
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.1 3.04
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 38.6 42.5
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.5 16.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.0 37.5
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Power
Tires
Rear Tire Size P195/70R14 P205/70R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P195/70R14 P205/70R15
Spare Tire Size T125/70D15 T125/70D15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 100
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 1000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2849 3364
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 6 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 4 15 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 6 15 x 6.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 8.5 11.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 510 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 90 105
Engine
Displacement 2.0L/122 3.1L/191
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 132 @ 6000 160 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System SMPI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 129 @ 5000 185 @ 4000
Engine Order Code ECB L82
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 26 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 37 29
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) 9.0 NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.36 1.00
Trans Type 5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.72 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA Electronic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.42 2.38
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.13 1.57
Trans Order Code DD5 MX0
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.94 3.29
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03 0.70
Trans Description Cont. Manual Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.54 2.92
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Plymouth Breeze Buick Century
Body Style 4 Door Sedan Base 4dr Sdn Custom
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.55 0.472
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA Lower control arm
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 30.1 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.22 1.10
Suspension Type - Rear Independent SLA Tri-Link w/
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30.1 25
Suspension Type - Front Independent SLA MacPherson Strut w/
 
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