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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan LSE
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan LS 19 30 $19,942 $21,795
4-Door Sedan GS 18 27 $22,412 $24,495
4-Door Sedan LSE 19 30 $19,942 $21,795
4-Door Sedan GSE 18 27 $22,412 $24,495
4-Door Sedan LX
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan LX 20 28 $16,214 $17,560
4-Door Sedan SHO 16 25 $26,323 $29,115
4-Door Sedan SE 20 28 $16,929 $18,560
4-Door Wagon SE 18 27 $17,819 $19,560
4-Door Sedan Northeast SE 20 28 $17,285 $18,960
4-Door Wagon Northeast SE 18 27 $17,819 $19,560
Pricing
Invoice Price
$19,942
$16,214
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$21,795
$17,560
Monthly Payment Estimate
$363 / month
$293 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 30 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 36.9 38.9
Front Head Room (in) 39.4 39.2
Passenger Volume (ft³) 101.8 101.0
Second Hip Room (in) 53.3 56.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.0 57.4
Second Head Room (in) 37.4 36.2
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.1 56.6
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 42.2
Front Hip Room (in) 54.4 55.8
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) 29.8 24.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.7 73.0
Track Width, Front (in) 62.0 61.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.7 5.4
Length, Overall (in) 196.2 197.5
Height, Overall (in) 56.6 55.1
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.3 61.4
Wheelbase (in) 109.0 108.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 16.7 15.8
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.8 x 1.3 10.98 x 1.00
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System 4 Wheel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.9 x 0.4 NA
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA 8.9 x 1.5
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.5 16.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) NA - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.2 16.9
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.5 38.0
Steering Type Variable-Effort Pwr Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.76 2.96
Tires
Rear Tire Size P215/70R15 P205/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P215/70R15 P205/65R15
Spare Tire Size T125/70D15 T135/70R15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 125
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 1250
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3440 3237
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 4.0 15 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 6.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.2 11.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 690 540
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105 115
Engine
Displacement 3.8L/231 3.0L/182
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 195 @ 5200 145 @ 5250
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System SFI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 220 @ 4000 170 @ 3250
Engine Order Code L36 99U
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 28
Transmission
Trans Type 4 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic Electronic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.39 2.26
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.57 1.54
Trans Order Code NA 44L
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.05 3.77
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.71 0.69
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.92 2.77
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Summary
Vehicle Name Buick Regal Ford Taurus
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.55 0.71
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Lower Control Arm w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 36
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.18 0.75
Suspension Type - Rear Tri-Link Independent Quadralink
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32 36
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
 
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