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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan SE RWD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD SE 18 27 $25,966 $26,995
4-Door Sedan RWD RT Max 15 25 $29,370 $30,695
4-Door Sedan RWD Road/Track 15 25 $29,370 $30,695
4-Door Sedan RWD RT Plus 15 25 $29,370 $30,695
4-Door Sedan RWD RT 15 25 $29,370 $30,695
4-Door Sedan RWD SXT Plus 19 31 $28,450 $29,695
4-Door Sedan RWD SXT 19 31 $28,450 $29,695
4-Door Sedan AWD SXT Plus 18 27 $30,750 $32,195
4-Door Sedan RWD SRT8 14 23 $44,770 $46,385
4-Door Sedan AWD SXT 18 27 $30,750 $32,195
4-Door Sedan RWD SRT8 Super Bee 14 23 $42,010 $43,385
4-Door Sedan AWD RT Max 15 23 $31,854 $33,395
4-Door Sedan AWD RT 15 23 $31,854 $33,395
4-Door Sedan AWD RT Plus 15 23 $31,854 $33,395
4-Door Sedan RWD SXT 100th Anniversary 19 31 $28,450 $29,695
4-Door Sedan RWD RT 100th Anniversary 15 25 $29,370 $30,695
4-Door Sedan SE FWD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan FWD SE 19 29 $24,705 $26,780
4-Door Sedan FWD SEL 19 29 $26,827 $29,080
4-Door Sedan FWD Limited 19 29 $31,624 $34,280
4-Door Sedan AWD SEL 18 26 $28,533 $30,930
4-Door Sedan AWD Limited 18 26 $33,330 $36,130
4-Door Sedan AWD SHO 17 25 $36,882 $39,980
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2014 Dodge Charger's interior may surprise luxury car shoppers, but it'll definitely delight the blue collar crowd. The 2014 Ford Taurus continues in its role of luxury and technology flagship for the Ford brand, but it remains compromised by its lack of rear-seat headroom and legroom
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 27 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large Cars Large Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 56.2 56.3
Second Leg Room (in) 40.1 38.1
Front Head Room (in) 38.6 39
Second Hip Room (in) 56.1 55.8
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 59.5 57.9
Second Head Room (in) 36.6 37.8
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.9 56.9
Front Leg Room (in) 41.8 41.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) 104.7 102.2
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 75 76.2
Track Width, Front (in) 63.4 65.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5 5.1
Length, Overall (in) 199.9 202.9
Height, Overall (in) 58.4 60.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 63.8 65.5
Wheelbase (in) 120.2 112.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 16.5 20.1
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.6 13.9
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.6 13.6
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.5 19
Steering
Steering Type Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.7 39.7
Tires
Spare Tire Size Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code TW1 TCK
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/65TR17 P235/60TR17
Rear Tire Order Code TW1 TCK
Front Tire Size P215/65TR17 P235/60TR17
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 1000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150 150
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 1000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3961 4035
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 X 7 17 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 X 7 17 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact Compact
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 730 650
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 160 -
Engine
Fuel System Sequential MPI Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 260 @ 4800 254 @ 4000
Engine Order Code ERB 998-1
Displacement 3.6 L/220 3.5 L/213
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 292 @ 6350 288 @ 6500
Engine Type Regular Unleaded V-6 Regular Unleaded V-6
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 21 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 19
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.41
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.74
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.59 4.48
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.65 2.77
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.41 1.84
Trans Type 5 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.83 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.16 2.88
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.19 2.87
Trans Order Code DGJ 44J
Summary
Vehicle Name Dodge Charger Ford Taurus
Body Style Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front Short And Long Arm Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Short And Long Arm Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 8.6 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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