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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 GS
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan GS 18 25 $23,134 $24,585
4-Door Sedan GS Convenience 18 25 $24,191 $25,735
4-Door Sedan LS Premium 18 25 $27,191 $29,640
4-Door Sedan LS Ultimate 18 25 $28,361 $30,940
4-Door Sedan LSE 18 25 $28,091 $30,640
Pricing
Invoice Price
$23,543
$23,134
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$26,350
$24,585
Monthly Payment Estimate
$439 / month
$410 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 31 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large Large
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 40.9 38.4
Front Head Room (in) 38.8 39.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 106.9 109.3
Second Hip Room (in) 56.2 58.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 59.4 60.3
Second Head Room (in) 37.5 37.9
Passenger Capacity 5 6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.2 60.3
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 42.0
Front Hip Room (in) 55.8 58.0
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.8 78.2
Track Width, Front (in) 62.2 63.4
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.3 5.2
Length, Overall (in) 197.2 212
Height, Overall (in) 58.5 56.8
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.6 65.6
Wheelbase (in) 111.0 114.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.4 20.6
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.7 x - TBD - 12.4 x 1.1
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.9 x - TBD - 11.1 x 0.6
Brake Type Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5 19.0
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.22 3.4
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.1 16.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.9 40.3
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Variable Assist
Tires
Rear Tire Size P215/60R16 P225/60TR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA T33
Front Tire Size P215/60R16 P225/60TR16
Spare Tire Size P215/60R16 T125/80R16
Front Tire Order Code NA T33
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3490 3970
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 8.8 13.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 582 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 80 130
Engine
Displacement 3.5L/214 4.6L/281
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 280 @ 6200 224 @ 4800
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V8
Fuel System EFI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 260 @ 4700 275 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA 99W
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 25
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 Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.38 2.26
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.36 1.50
Trans Order Code NA 44W
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.08 2.73
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.05 0.70
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.24 2.82
Summary
Vehicle Name Toyota Avalon Mercury Grand Marquis
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.59 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.94 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear MacPherson Strut Watts Linkage
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent SLA
 
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