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Vehicle 2009 Chevrolet Impala SS [Discontinued] 2002 Audi A6 4.2 quattro Tiptronic
135-Amp Alternator Yes No
19-mm Rear Stabilizer Bar Yes No
2 Front; 2 Cupholders Total Yes No
34-mm Front Stabilizer Bar Yes No
3 Point Center Seat Belt Yes No
3-point reel rear seat belts on driver side with pre-tensioners , 3-point reel rear seat belts on passenger side with pre-tensioners , lap reel rear seat belts on center side No Yes
4172 cc 4.2 liters V 8 front engine with 84.5 mm bore, 93 mm stroke, 11 compression ratio, double overhead cam, variable valve timing/camshaft and five valves per cylinder No Yes
4-Wheel Anti-Lock Brakes Yes No
5.3-Liter, V8, 16-Valve, OHV, SEFI Engine; Front Mounted With Horsepower Of 303@5600 and Torque Of 323@4000, Alloy Block and Alloy Cylinder Heads Yes No
625 Cold Cranking Amp Battery Yes No
82 liter 21.7 gallon main premium unleaded fuel tank No Yes
Air conditioning with climate control and rear outlet No Yes
Alloy Located On Doors and Instrument Panel Yes No
All-Speed Traction Control Controlled By ABS Yes No
AM/FM Radio With Seek, Scan, Speed Sensitive Volume and 6 Speakers Total; CD Player; MP3 Player; XM(R) Satellite Radio(Satellite Radio Unavailable In Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico or US Virgin Islands; Satellite Service Is Provided On A 3-Month Trial Basis Upon Purchase) Yes No
Anticorrosion warranty: duration (months): 144 or distance (miles): unlimited, distance (km): unlimited No Yes
Audio anti-theft protection: code No Yes
Automatic drive indicator on dashboard No Yes
Automatic five-speed transmission with mode select, lock-up, electronic control, manual mode and shift lever on steering wheel No Yes
Automatic Headlights Yes No
Automatic Locking Retractors Yes No
Automatic operation rear view mirror No Yes
Auxiliary Audio Input Jack Yes No
Battery Saver Yes No
Body color front and rear bumpers No Yes
Body side molding No Yes
Bose audio system with AM/FM radio, CD player, cassette, Disc Autochanger and six-disc remote changer No Yes
Brake assist system No Yes
Bucket heated electrically adjustable driver and passenger seat with height adjustment, lumbar adjustment, six adjustments and tilt adjustment No Yes
Cargo area light No Yes
Cargo capacity: all seats in place (liters): 436 and all seats in place (cu ft): 15.4 No Yes
Cargo Net Yes No
Carpet Located In Passenger Cabin and Cargo Area Yes No
Charges: gas guzzler tax: 0 and Luxury No Yes
Child Safety Door Locks Located On Rear Doors Yes No
Chrome/bright trim around side windows No Yes
Chrome Located On Dual Exhaust Pipes Yes No
Clock No Yes
Coefficient of drag: 0.29 No Yes
Coming home device No Yes
Compact Spare Tire Yes No
Compass Yes Yes
Computer with average speed, average fuel consumption, instantaneous fuel consumption and range for remaining fuel No Yes
Crash Sensor Sends GPS Signal Yes No
Cruise control No Yes
Cruise Control Yes No
Daytime Running Lights Yes No
Delayed/fade courtesy lights No Yes
Delayed Power Retention Yes No
Digital Clock Yes No
Diversity antenna No Yes
Door ajar warning No Yes
Door edge hazard lights No Yes
Door entry light No Yes
Door pockets/bins for driver seat, passenger seat and rear seats No Yes
Driver Airbag With Dual Stage Deployment Yes No
Driver and passenger front airbag with occupant sensors No Yes
Driver Manual Lumbar Support Yes No
Driver power heated partial-painted door mirrors with automatic operation , passenger power heated partial-painted door mirrors with automatic and automatic operation No Yes
Driver Power Seat Adjusts 8 Ways Total Yes No
Dual Body Color Folding Power Adjustable Exterior Rearview Mirrors Yes No
Dual Front Door Mounted Storage Yes No
Dual Front Seatback Storage Yes No
Electronic Brake Force Distribution Yes No
Electronic traction control via ABS & engine management No Yes
Emission control level FED No Yes
Extended Service Interval For Platinum Tipped Spark Plugs and Distributorless Ignition Yes No
Exterior Temperature Gauge Yes No
External dimensions: overall length (mm): 4912, overall length (inches): 193.4, overall width (mm): 1811, overall width (inches): 71.3, overall height (mm): 1448, overall height (inches): 57, wheelbase (mm): 2758, wheelbase (inches): 108.6, front track (mm): 1577, front track (inches): 62.1, rear track (mm): 1590, rear track (inches): 62.6, curb to curb turning circle (mm): 11674 and curb to curb turning circle (feet): 38.3 No Yes
External temperature No Yes
Fixed delivery charges: 645 No Yes
Floor covering: carpet in load area No Yes
Floor mats No Yes
Four disc brakes including four ventilated discs No Yes
Four-door sedan body style No Yes
Four-wheel ABS No Yes
Front Air Dam Yes No
Front and Rear 3-Point Seatbelts Yes No
Front and rear alloy wheels with 16 inch rim diam and 8 inch rim width No Yes
Front and rear all seasons tires with 235 mm tire width, 50% tire profile and H tire rating No Yes
Front and rear ashtray No Yes
Front and Rear Bumpers Yes No
Front and rear power windows with two one-touch No Yes
Front and rear reading lights No Yes
Front and rear roof airbag No Yes
Front and Rear Side Head Curtain Airbags Yes No
Front Carpeted Floor Mats Yes No
Front Dual Illuminated Vanity Mirrors Yes No
Front Dual Reclining Heated Bucket Seats With Adjustable Seat Height Yes No
Front Dual Sunvisors Yes No
Front fog lights No Yes
Front Foglights Yes No
Front Passenger Power Seat Adjusts 6 Ways Total Yes No
Front Power 303-mm X 30-mm Vented Disc and Rear Power 278-mm X 11-mm Solid Disc Brakes Yes No
Front Pretensioners With Force Limiters Yes No
Front seat back storage No Yes
Front seat center armrest No Yes
Front seats and rear seats cigar lighter No Yes
Front seats and rear seats cup holders No Yes
Front side airbag No Yes
Front Side Airbags With Head Protection Yes No
Fuel economy EPA highway (l/100km): 9.4, EPA highway (mpg): 25, EPA city (l/100km): 13.8 and EPA city (mpg): 17 No Yes
Full car warranty: duration (months): 48 or distance (miles): 50000, distance (km): 80467 No Yes
Full dashboard console with open storage box , full floor console with open storage box , partial overhead console No Yes
Fullsize alloy rim internal spare wheel No Yes
Full-time 4x4-wheel drive No Yes
Garage door opener No Yes
Glass electric front sunroof No Yes
Glovebox Yes No
Halogen Headlights Yes No
Heated washer No Yes
Heavy Duty 4-Speed Electronically Controlled Automatic Transmission With Overdrive Yes No
Height adjustable 3-point reel front seat belts on driver seat and passenger seat with pre-tensioners No Yes
High pressure headlight cleaners No Yes
Illuminated driver and passenger vanity mirror No Yes
Illuminated entry system No Yes
Immobilizer No Yes
Independent MacPherson Strut Front Suspension With Springs, Gas Charged Shock Absorbers and Performance Ride Type Yes No
Independent Trailing Arm Rear Suspension With Springs, Gas Charged Shock Absorbers and Performance Ride Type Yes No
In-Glass Radio Antenna Yes No
Interior Air Filter Yes No
Intermittent Windshield Wipers Yes No
Internal dimensions: front headroom (mm): 998, front headroom (inches): 39.3, rear headroom (mm): 963, rear headroom (inches): 37.9, front leg room (mm): 1049, front leg room (inches): 41.3, rear leg room (mm): 947, rear leg room (inches): 37.3, front shoulder room (mm): 1427, front shoulder room (inches): 56.2, rear shoulder room (mm): 1415, rear shoulder room (inches): 55.7, interior volume (liters): 2784 and interior volume (cu ft): 98.3 No Yes
Keyless Entry Operated Via Key Fob Yes No
L A T C H Yes No
Leather covered electrically adjustable steering wheel with tilt adjustment and telescopic adjustment No Yes
Leather Seats Yes No
Leather seat upholstery with additional leather No Yes
Leather Steering Wheel Yes No
Limited slip differential No Yes
Load restraint net No Yes
Lockable glove compartment No Yes
Lower Console Storage Yes No
Low fuel level warning No Yes
Low washer fluid level warning No Yes
Luxury trim leather on gearknob, wood & leather on doors and wood/woodgrain on dashboard No Yes
Manual Air Conditioning Yes No
Memorized adjustment on door mirror position and steering wheel position with six driver's seat positions and six passenger seat positions No Yes
Metallic paint , black paint , gloss paint , pearl paint No Yes
Metallic Paint (If Selected) Yes No
Multi-Function Remote Operates Door Lock/Unlock and Remote Ignition Yes No
Multi-link front suspension independent with stabilizer bar and coil springs , wishbone rear suspension independent with stabilizer bar and coil springs No Yes
Multi-point injection fuel system No Yes
Nine speakers No Yes
Oil temperature No Yes
OnStar(R) Hands-Free Calling With Telephone Yes No
OnStar(R) Remote Ignition Block Yes No
OnStar(R) Stolen Vehicle Assistance With Vehicle Slowdown Yes No
OnStar(R) Telematics System With 12 Months Safe and Sound Plan. Includes Automatic Crash Response, Emergency Services, Crisis Assist and Roadside Assistance Yes No
OnStar(R) Telematics System With 12 Months Safe and Sound Plan. Includes Stolen Vehicle Assistance, Remote Door Unlock, Roadside Assistance, Remote Horn and Lights, Hands-Free Calling, Vehicle Diagnostics and Low Mileage Discount Yes No
Passenger Airbag Cutoff Yes No
Passenger Airbag With Dual Stage Deployment Yes No
Passenger seat secondary ventilation controls No Yes
Peripheral interior monitoring anti-theft protection No Yes
Polished Alloy Wheels, 18-In. Yes No
Power: 224 kW , 300 HP SAE @ 6200 rpm; 295 ft lb , 400 Nm @ 3000 rpm No Yes
Power Rack and Pinion Steering Yes No
Powertrain warranty: duration (months): 48 or distance (miles): 50000, distance (km): 80467 No Yes
Power Window Lockout Yes No
Power Windows With Driver One-Touch Down Yes No
Premium unleaded fuel No Yes
Pre-Programmed Equalizer Yes No
Programmable Power Door Locks Operated Via Remote Yes No
Projector beam lens halogen bulb headlights No Yes
Radio Data System Yes No
Rear Carpeted Floor Mats Yes No
Rear fog lights No Yes
Rear Reading Lights Yes No
Rear seat center armrest No Yes
Rear Split Folding Bench Seat Yes No
Rear Spoiler Yes No
Rear Underseat Storage Yes No
Rear Window Defroster Yes No
Rear window with defogger No Yes
Remote audio controls No Yes
Remote control remote trunk/hatch release No Yes
Remote Ignition Yes No
Remote power locks includes trunk/hatch and includes power windows No Yes
Remote Trunk Release Yes No
Road-side assistance warranty: duration (months): 48 or distance (miles): unlimited, distance (km): unlimited No Yes
SBRP235/50WR18 BSW, Performance Tires Yes No
Seat Belt Height Adjuster Yes No
Seating: five seats No Yes
Separate Driver/Front Passenger Climate Controls Yes No
Service interval indicator No Yes
Service Interval Indicator For Oil Quality Yes No
Side Guard Door Beams Yes No
Solar-Ray(R) Tinted Glass Yes No
StabiliTrak(R) Vehicle Stability Control System Yes No
Stability control No Yes
Steering Wheel Mounted Controls For Audio Yes No
Steering Wheel Mounted Controls For Cruise Control Yes No
Tachometer Yes Yes
Telephone Antenna Yes No
Theater Style Seating Yes No
Theftlock(R) Radio Anti-Theft Yes No
Three asymmetrical bench front facing rear seats with zero adjustments No Yes
Tilt Steering Column Yes No
Tinted glass on cabin No Yes
Tire Pressure Monitor Yes No
Trim level: No Yes
Trip Computer Yes No
Trunk Anti-Trap Device Yes No
Two height adjustable head restraints on front seats and rear seats No Yes
Vehicle Anti-Lockout Yes No
Vehicle Anti-Theft Via Alarm and PassLock(R) Engine Immobilizer Yes No
Vehicle speed proportional power steering No Yes
Ventilation system with recirculation setting, micro filter and active carbon filter No Yes
Voice Activated Controls For Bluetooth(R) Wireless Enabled Devices Yes No
Voice Activated Controls For Phone Yes No
Weights: curb weight (kg) 1825 and curb weight (lbs) 4024 No Yes
Windshield wipers with automatic intermittent wipe No Yes
Wireless Communication Access For Bluetooth(R) Enabled Devices Yes No






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