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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan V8 6-spd Automatic
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan V8 6-spd Automatic 16 22 $61,194 $66,700
4-Door Sedan V8 6-spd Automatic 4-seater 16 22 $68,183 $74,350
4-Door Sedan W12 5-spd Automatic 12 18 $88,508 $96,600
4-Door Sedan W12 5-spd Automatic 4-seater 12 18 $92,801 $101,300
4-Door Sedan CX
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan CX 19 28 $23,875 $25,265
4-Door Sedan V6 CXL 19 28 $25,765 $27,265
4-Door Sedan V8 CXL 17 25 $27,655 $29,265
4-Door Sedan CXS 17 25 $32,380 $34,265
Pricing
Invoice Price
$61,194
$23,875
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$66,700
$25,265
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1112 / month
$421 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 16 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 22 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large Large Car
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 57.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 59.6 58.0
Second Head Room (in) 38.1 37.7
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.8 57.0
Front Leg Room (in) 41.7 42.5
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 56.1
Second Leg Room (in) 43.1 41.4
Front Head Room (in) 37.2 39.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 108 108
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 64.1 63.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.0 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 203.7 203.2
Height, Overall (in) 57.1 58.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 63.5 62.5
Wheelbase (in) 118.1 115.6
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.9 73.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13 17.0
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 14.2 x 1.34 11.9 x 1.18
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) 12.2 x 0.87 11.5 x 0.47
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 23.8 18
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.0 15.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.4 42.2
Steering Type Servotronic Pwr Pwr rack & pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.8 2.8
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA QPX
Front Tire Size P255/45HR18 P225/60R16
Spare Tire Size P255/45HR18 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA QPX
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P255/45HR18 P225/60R16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 5194 3764
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.5 16 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.5 16 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.5 16 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.6 11.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 330 Starter/420 On-Board - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 190 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 335 @ 6500 197 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V6
Fuel System SMPI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 317 @ 3500 227 @ 3800
Engine Order Code NA L26
Displacement 4.2L/252 3.8L/231
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 22 28
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.88 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again & Tiptronic NA
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.40 2.38
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.34 1.56
Trans Order Code NA MX0
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.65 2.86
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.14 0.71
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.17 2.92
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.52 1.00
Trans Type 6 4
Summary
Vehicle Name Volkswagen Phaeton Buick Lucerne
Body Style 4 Door Sdn 4 Dr Sedan CX
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Air Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Trapezoidal NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Air Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Four-Link NA
 
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