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Selected Style 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/Bucket Seats XLS 21 31 $23,470 $27,128
4-Door Sedan w/Bench Seat XLS 21 31 $23,470 $27,128
4-Door Sedan
Pricing
Invoice Price
$20,668
$27,702
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$23,608
$30,255
Monthly Payment Estimate
$393 / month
$504 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 21 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 31 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large Large
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 55.8 56.4
Second Leg Room (in) 38.3 41.7
Front Head Room (in) 39.1 38.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 105.5 108.0
Second Hip Room (in) 57.4 61.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.7 58.7
Second Head Room (in) 37.8 37.6
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.3 58.2
Front Leg Room (in) 44.1 42.4
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.8 62.0
Wheelbase (in) 107.1 113.0
Liftover Height (in) 26.6 27.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.3 74.4
Track Width, Front (in) 61.0 62.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.1 5.2
Length, Overall (in) 190.2 207.4
Height, Overall (in) 56.7 55.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.4 17.9
Brakes
Brake Type Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.7 x 1.1 11.1 x 0.9
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) 11.5 x 0.4 10.6 x 0.5
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5 18.0
Steering
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 22.98 3.11
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 40.0 40.4
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.4 17.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.6 37.7
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P205/65R15 P225/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P205/65R15 P225/60R16
Spare Tire Size P205/65R15 P225/60R16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3263 3612
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 16 x 7.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 9.8 11.9
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 582 500
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 80 90
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 214 @ 4400 221 @ 3100
Engine Order Code NA EGE
Displacement 3.0L/183 3.5L/215
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 200 @ 5200 215 @ 5850
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System EFI SMPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 17
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.81 2.84
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Type 4 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic Electronic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.30 2.21
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.55 1.57
Trans Order Code NA DGB
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.43 3.66
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.74 0.69
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Automatic
Summary
Vehicle Name Toyota Avalon Chrysler LHS
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 30
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Iso strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.59
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 0.93
Suspension Type - Rear MacPherson Strut Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA w/Chapman struts
 
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