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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 LS
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan LS 21 31 $19,211 $20,330
4-Door Sedan LT 3.5L 21 31 $19,684 $20,830
4-Door Sedan LT 3.9L 19 27 $22,424 $23,730
4-Door Sedan LTZ 19 27 $24,409 $25,830
4-Door Sedan SS 18 28 $24,881 $26,330
Pricing
Invoice Price
$61,194
$19,211
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$66,700
$20,330
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1112 / month
$339 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 16 mpg 21 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 22 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large Large
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 43.1 37.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 108 104.5
Front Head Room (in) 37.2 39.4
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 57.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 59.6 58.7
Second Head Room (in) 38.1 37.8
Passenger Capacity 5 6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.8 58.6
Front Leg Room (in) 41.7 42.3
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 56.4
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.9 72.9
Track Width, Front (in) 64.1 62.4
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.0 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 203.7 200.4
Height, Overall (in) 57.1 58.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 63.5 61.5
Wheelbase (in) 118.1 110.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13 18.6
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 14.2 x 1.34 11.9 x 1.2
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) 12.2 x 0.87 10.9 x 0.4
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 23.8 17.0
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.8 2.4
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.0 13.3
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.4 38.0
Steering Type Servotronic Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P255/45HR18 P225/60R16
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
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 5194 3553
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Alloy Steel
Spare Wheel Material Alloy Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.5 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.5 Compact
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.5 16 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.6 11.7
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 330 Starter/420 On-Board 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 190 125
Engine
Displacement 4.2L/252 3.5L/213
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 335 @ 6500 211 @ 5900
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas/Ethanol V6
Fuel System SMPI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 317 @ 3500 214 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA LZE
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 22 31
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.52 1.0
Trans Type 6 4
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 0.7
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.17 2.92
Summary
Vehicle Name Volkswagen Phaeton Chevrolet Impala
Body Style 4 Door Sdn 4 Door Sedan LS
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.63
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Four-Link Touring
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 1.18
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Air Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Trapezoidal Touring
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Air Independent
 
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