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Base Sedan

General Pricing

Resale Value $47,150.00 $41,020.00 $49,300.00
Destination $650.00 $720.00 $670.00

Engines & Power

Standard Engine 4.5L V8 3.6L V6 3.5L V6
Horsepower 335 @ 6400 RPM 255 @ 6500 RPM 290 @ 6200 RPM
Torque 340 @ 4000 RPM 252 @ 3200 RPM 256 @ 5000 RPM
Valves 4 4 4
Displacement (cc) 4494 3564 3471
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.7 X 3.3 3.7 X 3.4 3.5 X 3.7
Compression Ratio 10.5:1 10.2:1 11.0:1

Fuel Economy

City (mpg) N/A 18 N/A
Highway (mpg) N/A 27 N/A

Exterior Dimensions & Weight

Curb Weight - Automatic (lb.) 3948.5 3858.1 4012.4
Wheelbase (in.) 114.2 116.4 110.2
Length (in.) 192.6 196.3 193.6
Width (in.) 70.8 72.6 72.7
Height (in.) 59.4 57.6 57.1
Track Front (in.) 60.2 61.8 62.0
Track Rear (in.) 60.8 62.3 62.4
Ground Clearance (in.) N/A N/A N/A

Interior Dimensions

Standard Seating 5 5 5
Front Headroom (in.) 39.6 38.7 38.5
Rear Headroom (in.) 37.8 37.9 37.2
Front Legroom (in.) 44.2 42.6 42.4
Rear Legroom (in.) 37.3 38.3 36.3
Front Shoulder Room (in.) 58.2 58.6 58.5
Rear Shoulder Room (in.) 56.9 57.4 56.1
Front Hip Room (in.) 55.1 54.6 55.1
Rear Hip Room (in.) 53.9 55.6 54.0

Payload & Towing

Passenger Volumn (cu. ft.) 105.2 102.9 99.1

Steering, Suspension & Brakes

Front Suspension wishbone strut wishbone
Rear Suspension multi-link multi-link multi-link
Tires 245/45R18 235/50R17 245/50R17

Anti-Theft & Locks

Power Door Locks Std. Std. Std.

Braking & Traction

4 Wheel Drive / All Wheel Drive rear wheel drive rear wheel drive 4x4 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 AM/FM satellite satellite
Cassette Player N/A N/A N/A
CD Player N/A Yes N/A
CD Changer Yes N/A Yes
DVD Player N/A N/A N/A
Navigation Aid N/A N/A Std.

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 N/A

Seats

Driver Multi-Adjustable Power Seat Yes Yes Yes

Roof

Sunroof / Moonroof Std. N/A Std.

Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

Power Windows Std. Std. Std.

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