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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 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
4-Door Sedan
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 21 32 $19,361 $21,160
4-Door Sedan LS 19 29 $22,197 $24,260
Pricing
Invoice Price
$23,089
$19,361
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$25,945
$21,160
Monthly Payment Estimate
$432 / month
$353 / month
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 21 mpg 21 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large Large
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 40.1 38.4
Front Head Room (in) 38.7 39.2
Passenger Volume (ft³) 106.6 104.5
Second Hip Room (in) 55.1 55.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.4 59.0
Second Head Room (in) 37.9 42.2
Passenger Capacity 5 6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.1 58.9
Front Leg Room (in) 41.7 42.2
Front Hip Room (in) 55.2 56.5
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) 26.6 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.7 73.0
Track Width, Front (in) 61.0 62.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.1 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 191.9 200.0
Height, Overall (in) 57.7 57.3
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.0 61.1
Wheelbase (in) 107.1 110.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.9 18.6
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.8 x 1.1 11.9 x 1.25
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.3 x 0.5 10.9 x 0.44
Brake Type Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5 17.0
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.98 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 39.7 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.4 15.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.6 38.0
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
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 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3417 3389
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 16 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 Compact
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 16 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 9.5 11.3
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 582 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100 102
Engine
Displacement 3.0L/183 3.4L/205
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 210 @ 5800 180 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System MPFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 220 @ 4400 205 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA LA1
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 32
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) N/A 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
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) 3.63 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
Summary
Vehicle Name Toyota Avalon Chevrolet Impala
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.67 0.55
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.67 1.26
Suspension Type - Rear MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
 
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