Compare 2006 Volkswagen Phaeton vs 2006 Toyota Avalon

2006 Volkswagen Phaeton
2006 Toyota Avalon
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4-Door Sedan V8 6-spd Automatic
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
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4-Door Sedan XL
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
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
16 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
22 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Large Large
Interior Dimensions
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
Second Leg Room (in)
43.1 40.9
Passenger Volume (ft³)
108 106.9
Front Head Room (in)
37.2 38.8
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 56.2
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.6 59.4
Exterior Dimensions
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
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13 14.4
Brakes
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
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
23.8 18.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.4 36.9
Steering Type
Servotronic Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
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
Tires
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
Rear Tire Size
P255/45HR18 P215/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
5194 3490
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.5 16 x 6.5
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
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
10.6 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
190 100
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
330 Starter/420 On-Board - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas V6
Fuel System
SMPI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
317 @ 3500 248 @ 4700
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
4.2L/252 3.5L/211
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
335 @ 6500 268 @ 6200
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
22 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 22
Transmission
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
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
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again
& Tiptronic 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
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sdn 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Volkswagen Phaeton Toyota Avalon
Suspension
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
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - 0.59
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Four-Link w/Stabilizer bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -

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