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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 Leg Room (in) 37.0 38.3
Front Head Room (in) 38.7 40.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) 100.0 103.9
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
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) 28.3 29.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.2 73.0
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.8 16.9
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 10.9 x 1.0
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.5 18.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
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
Tires
Rear Tire Size P205/60R16 P215/60R16
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
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 125
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3151 3306
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
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 -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 11.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 130
Engine
Displacement 2.3L/140 3.0L/182
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
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 27
Transmission
Trans Type 5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.76 NA
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
Summary
Vehicle Name Ford Fusion Ford Taurus
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.63 0.73
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA MacPherson strut
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
 
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