Compare 2006 Dodge Stratus Sedan vs 2006 Ford Taurus

2006 Dodge Stratus Sedan
2006 Ford Taurus
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4-Door SXT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door SXT 22 30 $19,278 $20,825
4-Door R/T 21 28 $21,915 $23,755
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4-Door Sedan SE
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan SE 20 27 $19,400 $20,830
4-Door Sedan SEL 20 27 $21,127 $22,980
Pricing
Invoice Price
$19,278
$19,400
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$20,825
$20,830
Monthly Payment Estimate
$347 / month
$347 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
53.1 55.7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.2 57.3
Second Head Room (in)
35.8 38.1
Passenger Capacity
5 6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.7 56.6
Front Leg Room (in)
42.3 42.2
Front Hip Room (in)
52.5 54.4
Second Leg Room (in)
38.1 38.3
Front Head Room (in)
37.6 40.0
Passenger Volume (ft³)
94 103.9
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
60.2 61.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.4 5.4
Length, Overall (in)
191.2 197.7
Height, Overall (in)
54.9 58.6
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.2 62.1
Wheelbase (in)
108.0 108.5
Liftover Height (in)
31.3 29.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.6 73.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
16.0 16.9
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.1 x 1.0 10.9 x 1.0
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System
NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA NA
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
9.0 x 1.6 8.9 x 1.5
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.0 18.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.7 17.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.8 39.7
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.1 2.68
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P205/60R16 P215/60R16
Spare Tire Size
T125/70D15 Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/60R16 P215/60R16
Trailering
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
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 125
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3182 3306
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 16 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in)
15 x 4.0 - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 16 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
8.0 11.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
510 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
120 130
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
150 @ 5500 153 @ 5000
Engine Type
Gas 4-Cyl Gas V6
Fuel System
SMPI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
160 @ 4200 185 @ 3950
Engine Order Code
EDZ 99U
Displacement
2.4L/148 3.0L/182
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 27
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.21 2.26
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.57 1.54
Trans Order Code
DGL 44N
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.91 3.96
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 0.69
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.84 2.77
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Type
4 4
Summary
Vehicle Name
Dodge Stratus Sdn Ford Taurus
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
30 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 0.81
Suspension Type - Rear
Normal Duty Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Stabilizer Bar MacPherson strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
30 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Normal Duty Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA 0.73
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Stabilizer Bar MacPherson strut

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