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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan I4 S
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Body Style

Engine

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan I4 S 23 31 $16,017 $17,145
4-Door Sedan I4 SE 23 31 $16,525 $17,900
4-Door Sedan I4 SEL 23 31 $17,502 $18,985
4-Door Sedan V6 SE 21 29 $18,978 $20,625
4-Door Sedan V6 SEL 21 29 $19,954 $21,710
4-Door Sedan SE
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Trim

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
$16,017
$19,400
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,145
$20,830
Monthly Payment Estimate
$286 / month
$347 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 23 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 31 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Sedan Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 53.4 55.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.4 57.3
Second Head Room (in) 37.8 38.1
Passenger Capacity 5 6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.5 56.6
Front Leg Room (in) 42.3 42.2
Front Hip Room (in) 54.0 54.4
Second Leg Room (in) 37.0 38.3
Front Head Room (in) 38.7 40.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) 100.0 103.9
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 61.6 61.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 5.4
Length, Overall (in) 190.2 197.7
Height, Overall (in) 57.2 58.6
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.3 62.1
Wheelbase (in) 107.4 108.5
Liftover Height (in) 28.3 29.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.2 73.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.8 16.9
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - NA
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.5 18.0
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.0 17.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.7 39.7
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 2.68
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P205/60R16 P215/60R16
Spare Tire Size - TBD - 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) - TBD - 1250
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 125
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3151 3306
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - 16 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - 16 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 11.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 160 @ 6250 153 @ 5000
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System SMPI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 156 @ 4250 185 @ 3950
Engine Order Code 99Z 99U
Displacement 2.3L/140 3.0L/182
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 27
Transmission
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.17 2.26
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.84 1.54
Trans Order Code 445 44N
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.39 3.96
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.97 0.69
Trans Description Cont. Manual Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.31 2.77
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.23 1.00
Trans Type 5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.76 NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Ford Fusion Ford Taurus
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.94 0.81
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA MacPherson strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.63 0.73
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA MacPherson strut
 
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