Compare 1999 Chevrolet Cavalier vs 1999 Ford Taurus

1999 Chevrolet Cavalier
1999 Ford Taurus
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2-Door Coupe
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 24 34 $11,141 $11,916
4-Door Sedan 24 34 $11,234 $12,016
2-Door Coupe RS 24 34 $12,319 $13,176
4-Door Sedan LS 23 31 $13,516 $14,456
2-Door Coupe Z24 23 33 $14,974 $16,016
2-Door Convertible Z24 23 33 $18,340 $19,616
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4-Door Sedan LX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan LX 20 28 $16,214 $17,560
4-Door Sedan SE 20 28 $16,929 $18,560
4-Door Sedan Northeast SE 20 28 $17,285 $18,960
4-Door Wagon Northeast SE 18 27 $17,819 $19,560
4-Door Wagon SE 18 27 $17,819 $19,560
4-Door Sedan SHO 16 25 $26,323 $29,115
Pricing
Invoice Price
$11,141
$16,214
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$11,916
$17,560
Monthly Payment Estimate
$199 / month
$293 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
24 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
34 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Sub-Compact Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
50.0 55.8
Second Leg Room (in)
32.7 38.9
Front Head Room (in)
37.6 39.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
87.1 101.0
Second Hip Room (in)
49.5 56.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.9 57.4
Second Head Room (in)
36.6 36.2
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.9 56.6
Front Leg Room (in)
41.9 42.2
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
56.4 61.4
Wheelbase (in)
104.1 108.5
Liftover Height (in)
26.1 24.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
68.7 73.0
Track Width, Front (in)
57.6 61.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.7 5.4
Length, Overall (in)
180.7 197.5
Height, Overall (in)
53.0 55.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.2 15.8
Brakes
Brake Type
Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
7.87 x 1.77 8.9 x 1.5
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.2 x 0.79 10.98 x 1.00
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.0 16.0
Steering
Steering Type
Power Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.6 2.96
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
14.7 16.9
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.6 38.0
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P195/70R14 P205/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P195/70R14 P205/65R15
Spare Tire Size
T115/70D14 T135/70R15
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A 125
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A 1250
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2584 3237
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
14 x 6 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
14 x 6 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
14 x 4 15 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
9.6 11.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
525 540
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
105 115
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
135 @ 3600 170 @ 3250
Engine Order Code
LN2 99U
Displacement
2.2L/133 3.0L/182
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
115 @ 5000 145 @ 5250
Engine Type
Gas L4 Gas V6
Fuel System
SFI SEFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
34 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24 20
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.91 2.77
Clutch Size (in)
8.46 NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.45 1.00
Trans Type
5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA Electronic
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.58 2.26
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.18 1.54
Trans Order Code
MM5 44L
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.58 3.77
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.03 0.69
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD,
Summary
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Cavalier Ford Taurus
Body Style
2 Door Coupe 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
25 36
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA 0.71
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
32 36
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.74 0.75
Suspension Type - Rear
Trailing Axle Quadralink
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs

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