Compare 2003 Toyota Avalon vs 2003 Buick LeSabre

2003 Toyota Avalon
2003 Buick LeSabre
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4-Door Sedan w/Bucket Seats XL
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan w/Bucket Seats XL 21 29 $23,089 $25,945
4-Door Sedan w/Bench Seat XL 21 29 $23,819 $26,765
4-Door Sedan w/Bench Seat XLS 21 29 $26,756 $30,405
4-Door Sedan w/Bucket Seats XLS 21 29 $26,844 $30,505
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4-Door Sedan Custom
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Custom 20 29 $23,465 $25,645
4-Door Sedan Limited 20 29 $28,749 $31,420
Pricing
Invoice Price
$23,089
$23,465
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$25,945
$25,645
Monthly Payment Estimate
$432 / month
$427 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Large Large Car
Interior Dimensions
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)
55.2 56.1
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
Exterior Dimensions
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 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.7 73.5
Track Width, Front (in)
61.0 62.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.1 5.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
15.9 18.0
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.3 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)
10.8 x 1.1 - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.5 18.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.6 40.7
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.98 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
39.7 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.4 - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size
P205/65R15 P215/70R15
Spare Tire Size
P205/65R15 compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/65R15 P215/70R15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3417 3567
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 15 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 15 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
9.5 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
100 125
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
582 - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System
MPFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
220 @ 4400 230 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.0L/183 3.8L/231
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
210 @ 5800 205 @ 5200
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 20
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.63 2.86
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74 0.705
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.81 2.921
Clutch Size (in)
N/A NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.000
Trans Type
4 4
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 2.385
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.55 1.568
Trans Order Code
NA MX0
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Dr Sedan Custom
Vehicle Name
Toyota Avalon Buick LeSabre
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.67 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
MacPherson Strut Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/level control
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
32 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.67 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/level control
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
32 - TBD -

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