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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan XL w/Bucket Seats (Natl)
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan XL w/Bucket Seats 21 29 $23,001 $25,845
4-Door Sedan XL w/Bench Seat 21 29 $23,731 $26,665
4-Door Sedan XLS w/Bucket Seats 21 29 $26,756 $30,405
4-Door Sedan XLS w/Bench Seat 21 29 $26,668 $30,305
4-Door Sedan
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 19 30 $29,982 $33,130
4-Door Sedan Ultra 18 28 $34,064 $37,640
Pricing
Invoice Price
$23,001
$29,982
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$25,845
$33,130
Monthly Payment Estimate
$431 / month
$552 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 21 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large Large Car
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.1 58.7
Front Leg Room (in) 41.7 42.4
Front Hip Room (in) 55.2 56.4
Second Leg Room (in) 40.1 41.4
Front Head Room (in) 38.7 39.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 106.6 111.2
Second Hip Room (in) 55.1 55.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.4 59.2
Second Head Room (in) 37.9 38.0
Passenger Capacity 5 6
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 57.7 57.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.0 62.3
Wheelbase (in) 107.1 113.8
Liftover Height (in) 26.6 25.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.7 74.7
Track Width, Front (in) 61.0 62.7
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.1 5.5
Length, Overall (in) 191.9 206.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.9 19.1
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.4 x 0.5 10.94 x 0.43
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) 10.7 x 1.1 11.85 x 1.26
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4 Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5 18.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.6 40.0
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Power
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.98 2.93
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 39.7 42.9
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.4 17.0
Tires
Spare Tire Size P205/65R15 T125/70R16
Front Tire Order Code NA QPX
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P205/65R15 P225/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA QPX
Front Tire Size P205/65R15 P225/60R16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 1000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3417 3778
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 16 x 4.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 9.5 13.2
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100 125
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 582 690
Engine
Fuel System MPFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 220 @ 4400 230 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA L36
Displacement 3.0L/183 3.8L/231
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 210 @ 5800 205 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 19
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.74 0.71
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.81 2.92
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 Electronic Electronic
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.30 2.39
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.55 1.57
Trans Order Code NA MX0
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.43 3.05
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Toyota Avalon Buick Park Avenue
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/level control
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32 51
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.67 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/level control
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 25
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.67 1.18
Suspension Type - Rear MacPherson Strut Independent
 
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