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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan LS w/1LS
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan LS 22 31 $26,112 $27,060
4-Door Sedan LT 22 31 $27,991 $29,310
4-Door Sedan LTZ 22 31 $32,569 $34,465
4-Door Sedan SE FWD
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan AWD SEL 18 26 $28,906 $31,335
4-Door Sedan FWD SE 19 29 $24,959 $27,055
4-Door Sedan AWD Limited 18 26 $33,446 $36,255
4-Door Sedan FWD SEL 19 29 $27,201 $29,485
4-Door Sedan FWD Limited 19 29 $31,738 $34,405
4-Door Sedan AWD SHO 17 25 $37,103 $40,220
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2015 Chevrolet Impala is loaded with technology and handles better previous models, and it's better looking, too. The 2015 Ford Taurus feels lacking in the rear-seat department, but otherwise proves to be a comfortable, high-tech flagship sedan for the brand.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 31 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large Cars Large Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 37.40 37.8
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.90 56.9
Front Leg Room (in) 45.80 41.9
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Front Hip Room (in) 54.90 56.3
Second Leg Room (in) 39.80 38.1
Front Head Room (in) 39.90 39
Second Hip Room (in) 54.10 55.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.90 57.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) 105 102.2
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 5.1
Length, Overall (in) 201.30 202.9
Height, Overall (in) 58.90 60.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.00 65.5
Wheelbase (in) 111.70 112.9
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.00 76.2
Track Width, Front (in) 62.20 65.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 18.8 20.1
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 13.6
Brake Type Pwr -
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 13.9
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5 19
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) - TBD - 39.7
Steering Type - TBD - Rack-Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - -
Tires
Front Tire Size P235/50R18 P235/55HR18
Spare Tire Size T125/70R17 Compact
Front Tire Order Code QGK NA
Spare Tire Order Code QCL NA
Rear Tire Size P235/50R18 P235/55HR18
Rear Tire Order Code QGK NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 150
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 1000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) - TBD - 4035
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x - TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x - TBD - 18 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x - TBD - 18 X 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 900 650
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - -
Engine
Displacement 2.5L/- TBD - 3.5 L/213
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 196 @ 6300 288 @ 6500
Engine Type Gas I4 Regular Unleaded V-6
Fuel System Direct Injection Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 186 @ 4400 254 @ 4000
Engine Order Code LKW 998-1
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 19 (Est)
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 25 23 (Est)
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 29 (Est)
Transmission
Trans Type 6 6
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) - TBD - 2.88
Second Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 2.87
Trans Order Code MHG 44J
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.23 2.77
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 1.41
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 0.74
First Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 4.48
Clutch Size (in) NA -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 1.84
Summary
Body Style Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Impala Ford Taurus
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - -
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) N/A -
Suspension Type - Front - TBD - Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) N/A -
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 6 (2014) -
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 7.4 8.0 (Est)
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating
 
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