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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan XL (SE)
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan XL 22 31 $23,921 $26,775
4-Door Sedan Touring 22 31 $25,932 $29,025
4-Door Sedan XLS 22 31 $27,477 $31,225
4-Door Sedan Limited 22 31 $29,888 $33,965
4-Door Sedan SE
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan SE 20 27 $20,507 $22,230
4-Door Sedan SEL 21 29 $22,307 $24,230
4-Door Sedan Limited 21 29 $24,242 $26,380
4-Door Sedan AWD SE 19 26 $22,172 $24,080
4-Door Sedan AWD SEL 19 26 $23,972 $26,080
4-Door Sedan AWD Limited 19 26 $25,907 $28,230
Pricing
Invoice Price
$23,921
$20,507
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$26,775
$22,230
Monthly Payment Estimate
$446 / month
$371 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 31 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large Large Sedan
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.2 57.6
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 41.2
Front Hip Room (in) 55.8 53.7
Second Leg Room (in) 40.9 41.9
Front Head Room (in) 38.8 37.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 106.9 106.5
Second Hip Room (in) 56.2 53.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 59.4 57.8
Second Head Room (in) 37.5 39.1
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 58.5 61.5
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.6 65.0
Wheelbase (in) 111.0 112.9
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 26.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.8 74.5
Track Width, Front (in) 62.2 64.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.3 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 197.2 200.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.4 21.2
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.9 x - TBD - - 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) 11.7 x - TBD - - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5 20.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.9 40.0
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.22 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.1 16.1
Tires
Spare Tire Size P215/60R16 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/60R16 P215/60R17
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P215/60R16 P215/60R17
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 1000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3490 3664
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 17 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 17 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 Compact
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System EFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 248 @ 4700 207 @ 4500
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 3.5L/211 3.0L/182
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 268 @ 6200 203 @ 5750
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 20
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.08 4.98
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.05 NA
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Continuously Variable
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.24 2.41-0.41
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.52 NA
Trans Type 5 1
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.76 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.38 NA
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.36 NA
Trans Order Code NA 44C
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Toyota Avalon Ford Five Hundred
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-link Strut Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Stabilizer bar Multi-link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.59 0.55
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Stabilizer bar MacPherson strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.94 0.91
 
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