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Selected Style 4-Door Ext WB FWD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Ext WB FWD 18 25 $22,673 $24,250
4-Door Ext WB AWD 17 23 $25,946 $27,750
4-Door SE
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door SE 18 24 $21,835 $23,655
4-Door SEL 17 23 $24,498 $26,615
4-Door Limited 17 23 $27,162 $29,575
Pricing
Invoice Price
$22,673
$21,835
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$24,250
$23,655
Monthly Payment Estimate
$404 / month
$394 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 25 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Minivan 2WD Minivans
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 66.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 59.9 59.8
Third Leg Room (in) 36.2 33.8
Second Head Room (in) 38.9 40.1
Passenger Capacity 7 7
Third Hip Room (in) - TBD - 48.1
Second Shoulder Room (in) 61.2 63.5
Front Leg Room (in) 39.9 40.7
Third Head Room (in) 38.1 38.2
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 56.5
Third Shoulder Room (in) 48.6 50.9
Second Leg Room (in) 38.9 38.0
Front Head Room (in) 39.8 38.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) - TBD - 206.8
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.0 76.4
Track Width, Front (in) 62.4 64.7
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 205.6 201.0
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 72.0 70.6
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.6 62.8
Wheelbase (in) 121.1 120.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 74.0 73.1
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 136.5 135.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) 26.9 31.5
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.8 x 0.5 - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.7 x 1.3 - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 25.0 26
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.6 17.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) - TBD - 40.0
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.1 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code QLR NA
Front Tire Size P225/60R17 P225/60R16
Spare Tire Size - TBD - Mini
Front Tire Order Code QLR NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/60R17 P225/60R16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 200
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4376 4295
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - Mini
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 6.5 16 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 6.5 16 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.7 14.8
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System SFI SPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 216 @ 4000 243 @ 3750
Engine Order Code LX9 996
Displacement 3.5L/213 3.9L/238
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 201 @ 5600 194 @ 4500
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 24
Transmission
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.38 2.26
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.56 1.54
Trans Order Code MX0 44N
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.29 3.54
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70 0.69
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.92 2.77
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Type 4 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Ext WB 4dr
Vehicle Name Pontiac Montana SV6 Ford Freestar Wagon
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 0.98
Suspension Type - Rear Soft-Ride Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA NA
 
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