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4dr Sdn 2WD Luxury
$24,430
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$22,165
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$16,945
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$19,035
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Overview

Door
4-door 4-door 4-door 4-door
Seats
5 5 6 5
Engine

203.0-hp, 3.0-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

203.0-hp, 3.0-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

160.0-hp, 3.1-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

153.0-hp, 3.0-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

Combined MPG
0 0 0 0
Size
200.7" length, 60.1" height 200.7" length, 60.1" height 200.9" length, 55.2" height 199.8" length, 57.6" height
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive

Exterior color

Exterior color

Interior color

Interior color

Medium Prarie Tan

Light Beige

Medium Prarie Tan

Light Beige

Light Gray

Taupe

Dark Ruby Red

Adriatic Blue

Charcoal

Mocha

Graphite

Transmissions

Transmissions

6-Speed A/T

A/T

6-Speed A/T

CVT Transmission

A/T

A/T

4-Speed A/T

A/T

4-Speed A/T

Vehicle

EPA Classification
Large Large Sedan Mid-Size -

Wheels

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Steel -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Steel -
Rear Wheel Size
17 x -TBD- in 17 x -TBD- in 15 x 6 in -
Front Wheel Size
17 x -TBD- in 17 x -TBD- in 15 x 6 in -
Spare Wheel Material
Steel N/A Steel -
Spare Wheel Size
17 x -TBD- in Compact in 16 x 4 in -

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 N/A 525 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
N/A N/A 100 -

Engine

Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V6 Gas V6 -
Displacement
3.0L/182 3.0L/182 3.1L/191 -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
207 @ 4500 207 @ 4500 185 @ 4000 -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
203 @ 5750 203 @ 5750 160 @ 5200 -

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
21 MPG 21 MPG 20 MPG -
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A N/A -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
N/A N/A N/A -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
29 MPG 29 MPG 29 MPG -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A N/A -
Cruising Range - City
420.00 mi 399.00 mi 332.00 mi -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A N/A -
Cruising Range - Hwy
580.00 mi 551.00 mi 481.40 mi -
Estimated Battery Range
N/A N/A N/A -

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
MacPherson MacPherson strut w/Coil Springs -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-link w/Coil Springs -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Independent MacPherson Strut -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Independent MacPherson Strut -

Brakes

Brake Type
Power Pwr Power -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
- - Yes -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes -
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A N/A -
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.4 x -TBD- in N/A 10.5 x 1.04 in -
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel - -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
13 x -TBD- in N/A - -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes - -

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
20.0 gal 19.0 gal 16.6 gal -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A N/A -

Steering

Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.0 16.1 16.1 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A N/A 42.4 ft -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
40.0 ft 40.0 ft 36.7 ft -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
N/A N/A 2.60 -

Tires

Front Tire Size
P215/60R17 P215/60R17 P205/70R15 -
Rear Tire Size
P215/60R17 P215/60R17 P205/70R15 -
Spare Tire Size
T135/90D17 Compact T125/70D16 -

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
1000 lbs 1000 lbs 1000 lbs -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
100 lbs 100 lbs 100 lbs -

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
3680 lbs 3643 lbs 3360 lbs -

Dimensions

Front Leg Room
41.2 in 41.3 in 42.4 in -
Trunk Volume
21.2 ft³ 21.2 ft³ 15.5 ft³ -
Passenger Volume
108.3 ft³ 107.1 ft³ 100.5 ft³ -
Second Head Room
38.7 in 38.7 in 37.4 in -
Second Hip Room
53.7 in 53.7 in 55.3 in -
Height, Overall
60.1 in 60.1 in 55.2 in -
Wheelbase
112.9 in 112.9 in 107.5 in -
Front Shoulder Room
57.8 in 57.8 in 58.4 in -
Liftover Height
29.2 in 26.5 in 26.7 in -
Min Ground Clearance
N/A N/A 6.5 in -
Passenger Capacity
5 5 6 -
Track Width, Rear
65.0 in 65.0 in 59.0 in -
Length, Overall
200.7 in 200.7 in 200.9 in -
Track Width, Front
64.6 in 64.6 in 59.5 in -
Front Hip Room
53.7 in 53.7 in 55.4 in -
Second Leg Room
41.9 in 41.3 in 36.6 in -
Width, Max w/o mirrors
74.5 in 74.5 in 72.5 in -
Front Head Room
39.4 in 39.4 in 38.4 in -
Second Shoulder Room
57.6 in 57.6 in 57.4 in -

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