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General Pricing

Resale Value $37,930.00
Destination $670.00

Engines & Power

Standard Engine 4.6L V8
Horsepower 260 @ 5500 RPM
Torque 270 @ 4500 RPM
Valves 4
Displacement (cc) 4601
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.6 X 3.5
Compression Ratio 9.9:1

Fuel Economy

City (mpg) 17
Highway (mpg) 24

Exterior Dimensions & Weight

Curb Weight - Automatic (lb.) 3866.9
Wheelbase (in.) 109.0
Length (in.) 208.5
Width (in.) 73.6
Height (in.) 56.0
Track Front (in.) 63.0
Track Rear (in.) 61.5
Ground Clearance (in.) N/A

Interior Dimensions

Standard Seating 5
Front Headroom (in.) 39.2
Rear Headroom (in.) 38.0
Front Legroom (in.) 41.9
Rear Legroom (in.) 38.0
Front Shoulder Room (in.) 57.1
Rear Shoulder Room (in.) 56.6
Front Hip Room (in.) 55.7
Rear Hip Room (in.) 56.5

Payload & Towing

Passenger Volumn (cu. ft.) 101.5

Steering, Suspension & Brakes

Front Suspension strut
Rear Suspension multi-link
Tires 225/60R16

Anti-Theft & Locks

Power Door Locks Std.

Braking & Traction

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

Entertainment, Communication & Navigation

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


Cruise Control Std.
Tilt Steering Yes
Telescopic Steering Column N/A

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning

Air Conditioning Std.


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


Driver Multi-Adjustable Power Seat Yes


Sunroof / Moonroof N/A

Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

Power Windows Std.

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