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V8 Sedan

General Pricing

Resale Value $64,600.00 $62,455.00 $68,500.00
Destination $615.00 $665.00 $720.00

Engines & Power

Standard Engine 4.2L V8 4.2L V8 4.2L V8
Horsepower 335 @ 6500 RPM 390 @ 6100 RPM 330 @ 6500 RPM
Torque 317 @ 3500 RPM 399 @ 3500 RPM 317 @ 3500 RPM
Valves 5 4 5
Displacement (cc) 4172 4196 4172
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.3 X 3.7 3.4 X 3.6 3.3 X 3.7
Compression Ratio 11:1 9.1:1 11:1

Fuel Economy

City (mpg) 15 17 17
Highway (mpg) 22 24 24

Exterior Dimensions & Weight

Curb Weight - Automatic (lb.) 5194.1 4045.5 4398.2
Wheelbase (in.) 118.1 114.5 121.1
Length (in.) 203.7 192.0 204.0
Width (in.) 74.9 71.6 74.6
Height (in.) 57.1 56.0 57.3
Track Front (in.) 64.1 60.4 64.1
Track Rear (in.) 63.5 60.7 63.6
Ground Clearance (in.) N/A N/A N/A

Interior Dimensions

Standard Seating 5 5 5
Front Headroom (in.) 37.2 38.6 37.4
Rear Headroom (in.) 38.1 36.4 38.3
Front Legroom (in.) 41.7 43.1 41.3
Rear Legroom (in.) 43.1 37.0 42.3
Front Shoulder Room (in.) 59.6 56.4 59.1
Rear Shoulder Room (in.) 57.8 56.7 57.5
Front Hip Room (in.) N/A 40.5 N/A
Rear Hip Room (in.) N/A 36.9 N/A

Payload & Towing

Passenger Volumn (cu. ft.) 108.0 93.0 106.8

Steering, Suspension & Brakes

Front Suspension multi-link wishbone multi-link
Rear Suspension wishbone wishbone multi-link
Tires 235/55R17 245/40R18 235/55R17

Anti-Theft & Locks

Power Door Locks Std. Std. Std.

Braking & Traction

4 Wheel Drive / All Wheel Drive 4x4 wheel drive rear wheel drive 4x4 wheel drive
ABS Brakes (2 or 4 Wheel) Std. Std. Std.
Limited Slip Differential or Axle Std. N/A N/A
Vehicle Stability Control System Std. Std. Std.

Entertainment, Communication & Navigation

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

Seats

Driver Multi-Adjustable Power Seat Yes Yes Yes

Roof

Sunroof / Moonroof Std. Std. Std.

Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

Power Windows Std. Std. Std.

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