Compare 2003 Buick Regal vs 2003 Ford Taurus

2003 Buick Regal
2003 Ford Taurus
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4-Door Sedan LS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan LS 19 29 $22,175 $24,235
4-Door Sedan GS 17 27 $25,835 $28,235
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4-Door Sedan FFV LX Standard
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan FFV LX Standard 19 27 $18,198 $19,630
4-Door Sedan LX Standard 20 28 $18,198 $19,630
4-Door Sedan FFV SE Standard 19 27 $18,475 $20,155
4-Door Sedan SE Standard 20 28 $18,475 $20,155
4-Door Sedan FFV SES Standard 19 27 $19,667 $21,480
4-Door Sedan SES Standard 20 28 $19,667 $21,480
4-Door Wagon FFV SE Standard 19 26 $19,959 $21,805
4-Door Wagon SE Standard 19 26 $19,959 $21,805
4-Door Sedan SES Deluxe 20 27 $20,657 $22,580
4-Door Wagon SE Premium 19 26 $21,251 $23,240
4-Door Sedan SEL Deluxe 20 27 $21,377 $23,380
4-Door Wagon SEL Deluxe 19 26 $21,602 $23,630
4-Door Sedan SEL Premium 20 27 $21,891 $23,950
Pricing
Invoice Price
$22,175
$18,198
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$24,235
$19,630
Monthly Payment Estimate
$404 / month
$327 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
19 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
54.4 54.5
Second Leg Room (in)
36.9 38.9
Front Head Room (in)
39.4 40.0
Passenger Volume (ft³)
102 104.7
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 6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.1 56.6
Front Leg Room (in)
42.4 42.2
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.3 62.1
Wheelbase (in)
109.0 108.5
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - 26.0
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.7 73.0
Track Width, Front (in)
62.0 61.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 5.4
Length, Overall (in)
196.2 197.6
Height, Overall (in)
56.6 56.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
16.7 17.0
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA 8.9 x 1.5
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 10.9 x 1.0
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System
NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - NA
Brake Type
Power Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17 18.0
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - 2.68
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - 17.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.5 39.7
Steering Type
Variable-Effort Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/70R15 P215/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P215/70R15 P215/60R16
Spare Tire Size
Compact T135/70D16
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 125
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 1250
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3438 3336
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x - TBD - 16 x 6
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x - TBD - 16 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - 16 x 4
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 11.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
102 130
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
225 @ 4000 185 @ 3950
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.8L/231 3.0L/182
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
200 @ 5200 155 @ 4900
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas/Ethanol V6
Fuel System
SFI SMPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
19 19
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.000 1.00
Trans Type
4 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.385 2.26
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.568 1.54
Trans Order Code
MX0 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 3.77
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.705 0.69
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.921 2.77
Summary
Vehicle Name
Buick Regal Ford Taurus
Body Style
4 Door Sedan LS 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - .73
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Sport w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - .81
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Quadralink
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Sport w/Coil Springs

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