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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan LX
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan LX 20 27 $17,356 $18,550
4-Door Sedan SE 20 27 $17,868 $19,325
4-Door Sedan SES 20 27 $18,781 $20,340
4-Door Wagon SE 18 26 $18,907 $20,480
4-Door Sedan SEL 18 27 $20,118 $21,825
4-Door Sedan SE
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan SE 20 29 $18,716 $20,455
2-Door Coupe GT 20 30 $20,093 $21,960
4-Door Sedan GT 20 30 $20,230 $22,110
2-Door Coupe GTP 20 29 $23,286 $25,450
4-Door Sedan GTP 20 29 $23,451 $25,630
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,356
$18,716
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,550
$20,455
Monthly Payment Estimate
$309 / month
$341 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 27 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 55.7 54.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.3 58.5
Second Head Room (in) 38.1 36.5
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.6 57.2
Front Leg Room (in) 42.2 42.4
Front Hip Room (in) 54.5 55.7
Second Leg Room (in) 38.9 35.9
Front Head Room (in) 40.0 38.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 104.7 99.0
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 61.6 61.5
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.4 5.4
Length, Overall (in) 197.6 196.5
Height, Overall (in) 57.8 54.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.1 61.5
Wheelbase (in) 108.5 110.5
Liftover Height (in) 26.0 27.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.0 72.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 17.0 16.0
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.9 x 1.0 10.9 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System NA 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 10.9 x - TBD -
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 8.9 x 1.5 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.0 17.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.0 17.6
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.7 36.9
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.68 2.3
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA QIN
Front Tire Size P215/60R16 P205/70R15
Spare Tire Size T135/70D16 T125/70D15
Front Tire Order Code NA QIN
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/60R16 P205/70R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3326 3384
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 4 15 x 4
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6 15 x 6
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.6 11.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 115 105
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 155 @ 4900 175 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System SMPI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 185 @ 3950 195 @ 4000
Engine Order Code 99U LG8
Displacement 3.0L/181 3.1L/191
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27 29
Transmission
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 2.39
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.54 1.57
Trans Order Code 44L NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.77 3.05
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 0.71
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
Summary
Vehicle Name Ford Taurus Pontiac Grand Prix
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 22.1 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) .81 1.14
Suspension Type - Rear Quadralink Tri-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 22.1 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) .73 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
 
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