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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan XLE (Natl)
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan XLE 21 31 $28,431 $31,590
4-Door Sedan XLE Premium 21 31 $30,100 $33,445
4-Door Sedan XLE Touring 21 31 $31,726 $35,250
4-Door Sedan Limited 21 31 $35,910 $39,900
4-Door Sedan RWD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD 19 31 $30,149 $31,395
4-Door Sedan RWD Uptown Edition 19 31 $30,149 $31,395
4-Door Sedan AWD 18 27 $32,449 $33,895
4-Door Sedan AWD Uptown Edition 18 27 $32,449 $33,895
4-Door Sedan RWD 300S 19 31 $32,909 $34,395
4-Door Sedan AWD 300S 18 27 $35,209 $36,895
4-Door Sedan RWD 300C 19 31 $35,699 $37,395
4-Door Sedan AWD 300C 18 27 $37,969 $39,895
4-Door Sedan RWD 300C John Varvatos Limited Edition 19 31 $39,809 $41,895
4-Door Sedan RWD 300C John Varvatos Luxury Edition 19 31 $39,809 $41,895
4-Door Sedan AWD 300C John Varvatos Limited Edition 18 27 $42,109 $44,395
4-Door Sedan AWD 300C John Varvatos Luxury Edition 18 27 $42,109 $44,395
4-Door Sedan RWD 300 SRT8 Core 14 23 $43,588 $44,900
4-Door Sedan RWD SRT8 14 23 $47,268 $48,900
Pricing
Invoice Price
$28,431
$30,149
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$31,590
$31,395
Monthly Payment Estimate
$527 / month
$523 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2014 Toyota Avalon is far more youthful than it used to be, with a more responsive, sophisticated personality, an excellent interior, and a 40-mpg Hybrid version -- plus of course top-notch comfort all around. The Chrysler 300 is loaded with comfort and technology features, and it comes as either a near-luxury sedan, or an monstrously powerful muscle car.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 21 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 31 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Cars Large Cars
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Front Hip Room (in) 55.1 56.2
Second Leg Room (in) 39.2 40.1
Front Head Room (in) 38.5 38.6
Second Hip Room (in) 54.6 56.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.2 59.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 103.6 106.3
Second Head Room (in) 37.9 37.9
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.9 57.7
Front Leg Room (in) 42.1 41.8
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.2 63.8
Wheelbase (in) 111 120.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.2 75
Track Width, Front (in) 62.6 63.4
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.5 -
Length, Overall (in) 195.2 198.6
Height, Overall (in) 57.5 58.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 16 16.3
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.7 12.6
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) 11.1 12.6
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17 19.5
Steering
Steering Type Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.4 38.9
Tires
Front Tire Size P215/55VR17 P215/65TR17
Spare Tire Size Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA TW1
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/55VR17 P215/65TR17
Rear Tire Order Code NA TW1
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150 150
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 1000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3461 3961
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 X 7 17 X 7
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 X 7 17 X 7
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 582 730
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - 160
Engine
Engine Order Code NA ERB
Displacement 3.5 L/211 3.6 L/220
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 268 @ 6200 292 @ 6350
Engine Type Regular Unleaded V-6 Regular Unleaded V-6
Fuel System Sequential MPI Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 248 @ 4700 260 @ 4800
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 19
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 25 23
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.24 2.65
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.42 2.11
Trans Type 6 8
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.71 1.28
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 4.15 3.29
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.90 3.14
Trans Order Code NA DFL
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.67
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.61 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.30 4.71
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.67
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.84
Summary
Body Style Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name Toyota Avalon Chrysler 300
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut Short And Long Arm
Suspension Type - Rear Strut Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Strut Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front Strut Short And Long Arm
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 7.3 7.8
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating
 
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