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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 Base Sedan
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Base 21 32 $20,450 $22,350
4-Door Sedan LS 20 30 $23,295 $25,460
4-Door Sedan SS Supercharged 19 28 $26,127 $28,555
Pricing
Invoice Price
$23,543
$20,450
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$26,350
$22,350
Monthly Payment Estimate
$439 / month
$373 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 21 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 31 mpg 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large Large
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 55.8 56.5
Second Leg Room (in) 40.9 38.4
Front Head Room (in) 38.8 39.2
Passenger Volume (ft³) 106.9 104.5
Second Hip Room (in) 56.2 55.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 59.4 59.0
Second Head Room (in) 37.5 36.8
Passenger Capacity 5 6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.2 58.9
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 42.2
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.6 61.1
Wheelbase (in) 111.0 110.5
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.8 73.0
Track Width, Front (in) 62.2 62.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.3 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 197.2 200.0
Height, Overall (in) 58.5 57.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.4 18.6
Brakes
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 - 11.93 x 1.26
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) 10.9 x - TBD - 10.9 x 0.43
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5 17.0
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.22 2.74
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.1 15.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.9 38.0
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/60R16 P225/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA QUF
Front Tire Size P215/60R16 P225/60R16
Spare Tire Size P215/60R16 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA QUF
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) 3490 3389
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 8.8 11.7
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 582 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 80 102
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 260 @ 4700 205 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA LA1
Displacement 3.5L/214 3.4L/204
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 280 @ 6200 180 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System EFI SFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 21
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.52 1.00
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 2.39
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.36 1.57
Trans Order Code NA MX0
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.08 2.86
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.05 0.71
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.24 2.92
Summary
Vehicle Name Toyota Avalon Chevrolet Impala
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.59 0.55
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.94 1.26
Suspension Type - Rear MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
 
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