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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan XL (GS)
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan XL 22 31 $23,543 $26,350
4-Door Sedan Touring 22 31 $25,554 $28,600
4-Door Sedan XLS 22 31 $27,104 $30,800
4-Door Sedan Limited 22 31 $29,514 $33,540
4-Door Sedan Custom
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Custom 20 29 $24,453 $26,725
4-Door Sedan Limited 20 29 $29,632 $32,385
Pricing
Invoice Price
$23,543
$24,453
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$26,350
$26,725
Monthly Payment Estimate
$439 / month
$445 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 31 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large Large Car
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 37.5 37.8
Passenger Capacity 5 6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.2 58.7
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 42.4
Front Hip Room (in) 55.8 56.1
Second Leg Room (in) 40.9 39.9
Front Head Room (in) 38.8 38.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 106.9 107.6
Second Hip Room (in) 56.2 56.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 59.4 59.1
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.3 5.4
Length, Overall (in) 197.2 200.0
Height, Overall (in) 58.5 57.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.6 62.3
Wheelbase (in) 111.0 112.2
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.8 73.5
Track Width, Front (in) 62.2 62.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.4 18.0
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.9 x - TBD - 10.9 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) 11.7 x - TBD - 11.9 x 1.26
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5 18
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.1 17
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.9 40.7
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr rack & pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.22 2.97
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size P215/60R16 P215/70R15
Spare Tire Size P215/60R16 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA QPK
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/60R16 P215/70R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA QPK
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) 3490 3567
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 15 x 6
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 15 x 6
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 8.8 10
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 80 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 582 - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System EFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 260 @ 4700 230 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA L36
Displacement 3.5L/214 3.8L/231
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 280 @ 6200 205 @ 5200
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 20
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.36 1.568
Trans Order Code NA MX0
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.08 2.83
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.05 0.705
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.24 2.921
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.52 1.000
Trans Type 5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.76 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.38 2.385
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Dr Sedan Custom
Vehicle Name Toyota Avalon Buick LeSabre
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.94 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear MacPherson Strut Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/level control
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.59 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/level control
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
 
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