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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 XL (GS)
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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
Pricing
Invoice Price
$61,194
$23,921
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$66,700
$26,775
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1112 / month
$446 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 16 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 22 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large Large
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 43.1 40.9
Front Head Room (in) 37.2 38.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 108 106.9
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 56.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 59.6 59.4
Second Head Room (in) 38.1 37.5
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.8 58.2
Front Leg Room (in) 41.7 41.3
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 55.8
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.9 72.8
Track Width, Front (in) 64.1 62.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.0 5.3
Length, Overall (in) 203.7 197.2
Height, Overall (in) 57.1 58.5
Track Width, Rear (in) 63.5 61.6
Wheelbase (in) 118.1 111.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13 14.4
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 14.2 x 1.34 11.7 x - TBD -
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 10.9 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 23.8 18.5
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.8 3.22
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.0 16.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.4 36.9
Steering Type Servotronic Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P255/45HR18 P215/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P255/45HR18 P215/60R16
Spare Tire Size P255/45HR18 P215/60R16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 5194 3490
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Alloy - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.5 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.5 16 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.5 16 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.6 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 330 Starter/420 On-Board - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 190 100
Engine
Displacement 4.2L/252 3.5L/211
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 335 @ 6500 268 @ 6200
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V6
Fuel System SMPI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 317 @ 3500 248 @ 4700
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 22 31
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.52 1.52
Trans Type 6 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.88 0.76
Trans Description Cont. Again & Tiptronic NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.40 3.38
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.34 2.36
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.65 3.08
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.14 1.05
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.17 4.24
Summary
Vehicle Name Volkswagen Phaeton Toyota Avalon
Body Style 4 Door Sdn 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.59
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Four-Link w/Stabilizer bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 0.94
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Air Multi-link Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Trapezoidal w/Stabilizer bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Air MacPherson Strut
 
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