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2.4i Sedan

General Pricing

Resale Value $24,365.00 $29,310.00 $29,325.00
Destination $745.00 $685.00 $750.00

Engines & Power

Standard Engine 2.4L I5 6.0L V8 5.3L V8
Horsepower 168 @ 6000 RPM 361 @ 5300 RPM 303 @ 5600 RPM
Torque 170 @ 4400 RPM 385 @ 4400 RPM 323 @ 4400 RPM
Valves 4 2 2
Displacement (cc) 2435 5967 5328
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.3 X 3.5 4.0 X 3.6 3.8 X 3.6
Compression Ratio 10.3:1 10.4:1 10:1

Fuel Economy

City (mpg) 20 15 16
Highway (mpg) 28 24 25

Exterior Dimensions & Weight

Curb Weight - Automatic (lb.) 3221.0 3994.8 3600.1
Wheelbase (in.) 103.9 114.8 110.5
Length (in.) 176.2 196.1 198.3
Width (in.) 69.7 74.8 73.8
Height (in.) 57.2 57.7 55.7
Track Front (in.) 60.4 62.7 63.5
Track Rear (in.) 60.3 63.3 61.7
Ground Clearance (in.) N/A N/A N/A

Interior Dimensions

Standard Seating 5 5 5
Front Headroom (in.) 38.9 38.7 38.5
Rear Headroom (in.) 37.2 38.0 36.5
Front Legroom (in.) 41.6 42.2 42.4
Rear Legroom (in.) 34.4 39.4 36.5
Front Shoulder Room (in.) 55.2 59.1 57.9
Rear Shoulder Room (in.) 54.1 59.1 55.5
Front Hip Room (in.) 53.7 56.7 54.6
Rear Hip Room (in.) 50.7 58.0 53.5

Payload & Towing

Passenger Volumn (cu. ft.) 92.5 107.0 114.0

Steering, Suspension & Brakes

Front Suspension strut multi-link strut
Rear Suspension multi-link multi-link multi-link
Tires 205/55R16 245/45R18 255/45R18

Anti-Theft & Locks

Power Door Locks Std. Std. Std.

Braking & Traction

4 Wheel Drive / All Wheel Drive front wheel drive rear wheel drive front wheel drive
ABS Brakes (2 or 4 Wheel) Std. N/A N/A
Limited Slip Differential or Axle N/A Std. 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 Yes N/A Yes
CD Changer N/A Yes N/A
DVD Player N/A N/A N/A
Navigation Aid N/A N/A N/A

Interior

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

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning

Air Conditioning Std. Std. Std.

Safety

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

Seats

Driver Multi-Adjustable Power Seat N/A Yes Yes

Roof

Sunroof / Moonroof N/A N/A N/A

Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

Power Windows Std. Std. Std.

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