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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
Pricing
Invoice Price
$23,089
$30,858
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$25,945
$33,770
Monthly Payment Estimate
$432 / month
$563 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 21 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large Large
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 41.7 42.5
Front Hip Room (in) 55.2 57.1
Second Leg Room (in) 40.1 39.6
Front Head Room (in) 38.7 39.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 106.6 111.2
Second Hip Room (in) 55.1 58.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.4 60.8
Second Head Room (in) 37.9 37.9
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.1 60.3
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.0 65.6
Wheelbase (in) 107.1 114.7
Liftover Height (in) 26.6 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.7 78.2
Track Width, Front (in) 61.0 63.4
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.1 5.5
Length, Overall (in) 191.9 212.0
Height, Overall (in) 57.7 58.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.9 20.6
Brakes
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
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5 19.0
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable Assist
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.98 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 39.7 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.4 16.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.6 40.0
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P205/65R15 P245/55R18
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P205/65R15 P235/50R18
Spare Tire Size P205/65R15 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 150
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 1500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3417 4195
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 18 x 8.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 18 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 18 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 9.5 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 582 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 220 @ 4400 318 @ 4250
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 3.0L/183 4.6L/281
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 210 @ 5800 302 @ 5750
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V8
Fuel System MPFI SEFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 17
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.81 - TBD -
Clutch Size (in) N/A NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 - TBD -
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 Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.30 - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.55 - TBD -
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.63 3.55
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.74 - TBD -
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Toyota Avalon Mercury Marauder
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent SLA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.67 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.67 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear MacPherson Strut Watts Linkage
 
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