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Base Sedan

General Pricing

Resale Value $46,845.00 $55,200.00 $53,470.00
Destination $825.00 $775.00 $875.00

Engines & Power

Standard Engine 3.6L V6 4.2L V8 4.6L V8
Horsepower 302 @ 6300 RPM 300 @ 6000 RPM 342 @ 6200 RPM
Torque 272 @ 5200 RPM 310 @ 4100 RPM 339 @ 3600 RPM
Valves 4 4 4
Displacement (cc) 3564 4196 4608
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.7 X 3.4 3.4 X 3.6 3.7 X 3.3
Compression Ratio 11.3:1 11.0:1 11.8:1

Fuel Economy

City (mpg) 17 16 17
Highway (mpg) 26 25 24

Exterior Dimensions & Weight

Curb Weight - Automatic (lb.) 3972.7 4016.8 3944.1
Wheelbase (in.) 116.4 114.5 112.2
Length (in.) 196.3 195.3 190.0
Width (in.) 72.6 73.9 71.7
Height (in.) 57.6 57.5 56.1
Track Front (in.) 61.8 61.4 60.4
Track Rear (in.) 62.3 63.2 60.6
Ground Clearance (in.) N/A N/A N/A

Interior Dimensions

Standard Seating 5 5 5
Front Headroom (in.) 38.7 39.0 37.8
Rear Headroom (in.) 37.9 37.4 37.0
Front Legroom (in.) 42.6 41.5 43.5
Rear Legroom (in.) 38.3 36.6 36.4
Front Shoulder Room (in.) 58.6 56.8 56.3
Rear Shoulder Room (in.) 57.4 56.3 55.1
Front Hip Room (in.) 54.6 N/A 54.4
Rear Hip Room (in.) 55.6 N/A 51.4

Payload & Towing

Passenger Volumn (cu. ft.) 102.9 93.0 109.1

Steering, Suspension & Brakes

Front Suspension wishbone wishbone wishbone
Rear Suspension multi-link wishbone multi-link
Tires 235/50R17 245/40R19 245/40R18

Anti-Theft & Locks

Power Door Locks Std. Std. Std.

Braking & Traction

4 Wheel Drive / All Wheel Drive rear wheel drive rear wheel drive rear wheel drive
ABS Brakes (2 or 4 Wheel) Std. Std. Std.
Limited Slip Differential or Axle N/A N/A N/A
Vehicle Stability Control System Std. Std. Std.

Entertainment, Communication & Navigation

Radio satellite AM/FM AM/FM
Cassette Player N/A N/A N/A
CD Player Yes Yes N/A
CD Changer N/A N/A Yes
DVD Player N/A N/A N/A
Navigation Aid Std. Std. N/A

Interior

Cruise Control Std. Std. Std.
Tilt Steering Yes Yes Yes
Telescopic Steering Column Yes Yes Yes

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning

Air Conditioning Std. Std. Std.

Safety

Driver Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Front Side Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Passenger Side Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Rear Side Airbag N/A N/A Std.

Seats

Driver Multi-Adjustable Power Seat Yes Yes Yes

Roof

Sunroof / Moonroof N/A Std. Std.

Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

Power Windows Std. Std. Std.

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