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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan SE
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan SE 19 28 $20,121 $22,234
4-Door Sedan SLE 19 28 $22,178 $23,720
4-Door Sedan SSE 19 28 $24,583 $27,164
4-Door Sedan XL w/Bucket Seats
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan w/Bucket Seats XL 21 31 $20,668 $23,608
4-Door Sedan w/Bench Seat XL 21 31 $21,386 $24,428
4-Door Sedan w/Bench Seat XLS 21 31 $23,470 $27,128
4-Door Sedan w/Bucket Seats XLS 21 31 $23,470 $27,128
Pricing
Invoice Price
$20,121
$20,668
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$22,234
$23,608
Monthly Payment Estimate
$371 / month
$393 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 21 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 28 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large Large
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 38.8 38.3
Front Head Room (in) 39.2 39.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 108.8 105.5
Second Hip Room (in) 56.9 57.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 60.3 57.7
Second Head Room (in) 38.3 37.8
Passenger Capacity 6 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 59.8 57.3
Front Leg Room (in) 42.6 44.1
Front Hip Room (in) 55.6 55.8
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) 27.7 26.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.5 70.3
Track Width, Front (in) 60.4 61.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.6 5.1
Length, Overall (in) 201.9 190.2
Height, Overall (in) 55.7 56.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.4 59.8
Wheelbase (in) 110.8 107.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 17.9 15.4
Brakes
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 Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 8.85 x 1.77 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.0 18.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 44.0 40.0
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.5 17.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 41.7 37.6
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.70 22.98
Tires
Rear Tire Size P215/65R15 P205/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code QPH NA
Front Tire Size P215/65R15 P205/65R15
Spare Tire Size T125/70R15 P205/65R15
Front Tire Order Code QPH NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3486 3263
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 4 15 x 6.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 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) 140 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 - City (MPG) 19 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 31
Transmission
Trans Type 4 4
Fifth 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) 2.84 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
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Pontiac Bonneville Toyota Avalon
Body Style 4 Door Sedan SE 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.67 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 35 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.10 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Chapman Strut MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 35 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
 
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