Compare 2001 Buick Regal vs 2001 Ford Taurus

2001 Buick Regal
2001 Ford Taurus
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4-Door Sedan LS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan LS 20 30 $21,012 $22,965
4-Door Sedan GS 18 28 $24,146 $26,390
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4-Door Sedan LX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan LX 20 27 $17,356 $18,550
4-Door Sedan SE 20 27 $17,868 $19,325
4-Door Sedan SES 20 27 $18,781 $20,340
4-Door Wagon SE 18 26 $18,907 $20,480
4-Door Sedan SEL 18 27 $20,118 $21,825
Pricing
Invoice Price
$21,012
$17,356
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$22,965
$18,550
Monthly Payment Estimate
$383 / month
$309 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
36.9 38.9
Front Head Room (in)
39.4 40.0
Passenger Volume (ft³)
101.8 104.7
Second Hip Room (in)
53.3 55.7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.0 57.3
Second Head Room (in)
37.4 38.1
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 54.5
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
62.0 61.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.7 5.4
Length, Overall (in)
196.2 197.6
Height, Overall (in)
56.6 57.8
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.3 62.1
Wheelbase (in)
109.0 108.5
Liftover Height (in)
29.8 26.0
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.7 73.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
16.7 17.0
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.8 x 1.3 10.9 x 1.0
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 18.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.2 17.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.5 39.7
Steering Type
Variable-Effort Pwr Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.76 2.68
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P215/70R15 P215/60R16
Spare Tire Size
T125/70D15 T135/70D16
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/70R15 P215/60R16
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 125
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 1250
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3438 3326
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6 16 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in)
15 x 4.0 16 x 4
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6 16 x 6
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
10.2 11.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
690 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
102 115
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
200 @ 5200 155 @ 4900
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System
SFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
225 @ 4000 185 @ 3950
Engine Order Code
L36 99U
Displacement
3.8L/231 3.0L/181
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 27
Transmission
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
MX0 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
Trans Type
4 4
Summary
Vehicle Name
Buick Regal Ford Taurus
Body Style
4 Door Sedan LS 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.55 .73
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Sport w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
32 22.1
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.18 .81
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Quadralink
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Sport w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
32 22.1
Suspension Type - Front
Independent MacPherson Strut

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