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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan SE
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe GT 20 30 $20,093 $21,960
2-Door Coupe GTP 20 29 $23,286 $25,450
4-Door Sedan SE 20 29 $18,716 $20,455
4-Door Sedan GT 20 30 $20,230 $22,110
4-Door Sedan GTP 20 29 $23,451 $25,630
4-Door Sedan GLS Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Wagon Manual GLS 24 31 $20,242 $22,250
4-Door Wagon Automatic GLS 20 29 $21,315 $23,325
4-Door Wagon V6 Manual GLS 20 29 $22,591 $24,850
4-Door Wagon V6 Automatic GLS 18 26 $23,664 $25,925
4-Door Wagon V6 Automatic w/4Motion GLS 17 24 $25,493 $27,675
4-Door Wagon V6 Manual GLX 20 29 $26,348 $29,010
4-Door Wagon V6 Automatic GLX 18 26 $27,421 $30,085
4-Door Wagon V6 Automatic w/4Motion GLX 17 24 $29,250 $31,835
4-Door Sedan Manual GLS 24 31 $19,519 $21,450
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLS 20 29 $20,592 $22,525
4-Door Sedan V6 Manual GLS 20 29 $21,868 $24,050
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic GLS 18 26 $22,941 $25,125
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic w/4Motion GLS 17 24 $24,770 $26,875
4-Door Sedan V6 Manual GLX 20 29 $25,626 $28,210
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic GLX 18 26 $26,699 $29,285
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic w/4Motion GLX 17 24 $28,528 $31,035
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,716
$19,519
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$20,455
$21,450
Monthly Payment Estimate
$341 / month
$358 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 24 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 55.7 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 35.9 35.3
Front Head Room (in) 38.3 39.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 99.0 95.3
Second Hip Room (in) 54.3 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.5 55.8
Second Head Room (in) 36.5 37.8
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.2 54.6
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 41.5
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.5 59.1
Wheelbase (in) 110.5 106.4
Liftover Height (in) 27.9 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.7 68.5
Track Width, Front (in) 61.5 59.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.4 4.3
Length, Overall (in) 196.5 184.1
Height, Overall (in) 54.7 57.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 16.0 15
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.9 x - TBD - 11.1 x 0.98
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.9 x - TBD - 9.6 x 0.39
Brake Type Power Pwr-Assisted
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.5 16.4
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.3 2.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.6 14.3
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.9 37.4
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P205/70R15 P195/65HR15
Rear Tire Order Code QIN NA
Front Tire Size P205/70R15 P195/65HR15
Spare Tire Size T125/70D15 P195/65HR15
Front Tire Order Code QIN NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3384 3122
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 6
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 4 15 x 6
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.6 7.4
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105 90
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 195 @ 4000 155 @ 1750
Engine Order Code LG8 NA
Displacement 3.1L/191 1.8L/109
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 175 @ 5200 150 @ 5700
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System SFI SMPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 24
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.30
Trans Type 4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.84
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.39 3.44
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.57 2.12
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.05 3.70
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.71 1.03
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.92 3.50
Summary
Vehicle Name Pontiac Grand Prix Volkswagen Passat
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Four-link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.14 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Tri-Link Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Torsion Beam
 
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