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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan LX
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Body Style

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan LX 19 29 $16,477 $17,885
4-Door Sedan SE 19 29 $17,232 $18,935
4-Door Sedan SES 19 29 $18,011 $19,810
4-Door Sedan SEL 20 28 $19,146 $21,085
4-Door Wagon SE 19 29 $18,260 $20,090
4-Door Sedan
Pricing
Invoice Price
$16,477
$17,284
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,885
$18,890
Monthly Payment Estimate
$298 / month
$315 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 38.1 37.4
Passenger Capacity 5 6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.6 57.4
Front Leg Room (in) 42.2 42.4
Front Hip Room (in) 54.5 55.4
Second Leg Room (in) 38.9 36.6
Front Head Room (in) 40.0 38.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 104.7 100.4
Second Hip Room (in) 55.7 55.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.3 58.4
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.4 6.5
Length, Overall (in) 197.6 200.9
Height, Overall (in) 57.8 54.8
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.1 59.1
Wheelbase (in) 108.5 107.5
Liftover Height (in) 26.0 28.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.0 72.5
Track Width, Front (in) 61.6 59.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 17.0 15.7
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 8.9 x 1.5 8.86 x 1.77
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.9 x 1.0 11.1 x 1.04
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.0 16.6
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.0 15.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.7 36.7
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.68 2.60
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 42.4
Tires
Front Tire Size P215/60R16 P205/70R15
Spare Tire Size T135/70D16 T125/70D16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/60R16 P205/70R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1250 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 125 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3326 3327
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 4 16 x 4
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6 15 x 6
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6 15 x 6
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.6 12.2
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 115 100
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 600
Engine
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System SMPI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 185 @ 3950 185 @ 4000
Engine Order Code 99U L82
Displacement 3.0L/181 3.1L/191
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 155 @ 4900 160 @ 5200
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 20
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.54 1.57
Trans Order Code 44L MX0
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.77 3.29
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 0.70
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.77 2.92
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Type 4 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic Electronic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.26 2.38
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Ford Taurus Chevrolet Lumina
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) .81 1.26
Suspension Type - Rear Quadralink MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) .87 35
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) .73 0.63
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) .87 35
 
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