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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan XL w/Bucket Seats (SE)
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan w/Bucket Seats XL 21 29 $23,000 $25,845
4-Door Sedan w/Bench Seat XL 21 29 $23,730 $26,665
4-Door Sedan w/Bucket Seats XLS 21 29 $26,756 $30,405
4-Door Sedan w/Bench Seat XLS 21 29 $26,668 $30,305
4-Door Sedan Custom
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Custom 20 29 $22,563 $24,660
4-Door Sedan Limited 20 29 $27,683 $30,255
Pricing
Invoice Price
$23,000
$22,563
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$25,845
$24,660
Monthly Payment Estimate
$431 / month
$411 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 21 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large Large Car
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 40.1 39.9
Front Head Room (in) 38.7 38.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 106.6 107.6
Second Hip Room (in) 55.1 56.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.4 59.1
Second Head Room (in) 37.9 37.8
Passenger Capacity 5 6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.1 58.7
Front Leg Room (in) 41.7 42.4
Front Hip Room (in) 55.1 56.1
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 61.0 62.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.1 5.4
Length, Overall (in) 191.9 200.0
Height, Overall (in) 57.7 57.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.0 62.3
Wheelbase (in) 107.1 112.2
Liftover Height (in) 26.6 26.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.7 73.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.9 18.0
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.7 x 1.1 10.83 x 1.27
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) 11.4 x 0.5 8.85 x 1.77
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5 18.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 39.7 43.3
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.4 17.57
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.6 40.7
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.98 2.97
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA -QPK
Front Tire Size P205/65R15 P215/70R15
Spare Tire Size P205/65R15 compact
Front Tire Order Code NA -QPK
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P205/65R15 P215/70R15
Trailering
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
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3417 3567
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 15 x 4
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 15 x 6
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 9.5 11.8
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 582 690
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 80 125
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 210 @ 5800 205 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System MPFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 220 @ 4400 230 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA L36
Displacement 3.0L/183 3.8L/231
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 29
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again 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 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.63 2.86
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
Summary
Vehicle Name Toyota Avalon Buick LeSabre
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Dr Sedan Custom
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.67 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/level control
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 35
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.67 1.18
Suspension Type - Rear MacPherson Strut Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/level control
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32 35
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent
 
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