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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 20 30 $20,156 $21,330
4-Door Sedan GT 19 28 $22,991 $24,330
4-Door Sedan GXP 18 27 $25,826 $27,330
4-Door Sedan GL I4 Manual
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Transmission

Engine

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual GL 24 34 $16,511 $17,895
4-Door Sedan I4 Automatic GL 24 33 $17,357 $18,795
4-Door Sedan I4 Automatic GLS 24 33 $17,896 $19,395
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic GLS 20 30 $19,231 $20,895
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic LX 20 30 $20,961 $22,895
Pricing
Invoice Price
$20,156
$16,511
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$21,330
$17,895
Monthly Payment Estimate
$356 / month
$298 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 24 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 30 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Large
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 54.5 55.5
Second Leg Room (in) 36.2 37.4
Front Head Room (in) 38.8 40.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 97.0 105.4
Second Hip Room (in) 54.3 55.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.0 57.4
Second Head Room (in) 36.2 38.2
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.8 56.9
Front Leg Room (in) 42.2 43.7
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.3 61.4
Wheelbase (in) 110.5 107.4
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.6 72.1
Track Width, Front (in) 61.6 62.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 6.3
Length, Overall (in) 198.3 188.9
Height, Overall (in) 55.9 58.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 16.0 16.3
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.7 x - TBD - 11.0 x 1.02
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System NA 4-wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.5 x - TBD - 10.3 x 0.39
Brake Type Pwr Pwr-Assisted
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17 17.7
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.4 3.28
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 13.2 16.9
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.4 35.8
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/60R16 P215/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code QNX NA
Front Tire Size P225/60R16 P215/60R16
Spare Tire Size - TBD - Compact
Front Tire Order Code QNX NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3477 3253
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.2 7.3
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 110
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 230 @ 4000 164 @ 4250
Engine Order Code L26 NA
Displacement 3.8L/231 2.4L/144
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 200 @ 5200 162 @ 5800
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System SFI MPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 34
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 24
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.55
Trans Type 4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.97
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.38 3.41
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.56 1.79
Trans Order Code MX0 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.05 3.44
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70 1.17
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.92 3.26
Summary
Vehicle Name Pontiac Grand Prix Hyundai Sonata
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Wide Track Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.68 0.59
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Independent Double-wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.79 0.98
Suspension Type - Rear Wide Track Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Independent Multi-Link
 
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