Compare 2001 Ford Taurus vs 2001 Pontiac Grand Prix

2001 Ford Taurus
2001 Pontiac Grand Prix
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4-Door Sedan LX
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
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4-Door Sedan SE
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
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
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
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
Exterior Dimensions
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
Track Width, Front (in)
61.6 61.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.4 5.4
Length, Overall (in)
197.6 196.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
17.0 16.0
Brakes
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
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.0 17.5
Steering
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
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.0 17.6
Tires
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
Rear Tire Order Code
NA QIN
Front Tire Size
P215/60R16 P205/70R15
Trailering
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
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1250 1000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3326 3384
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6 15 x 6
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
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
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
11.6 11.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
115 105
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System
SMPI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
185 @ 3950 195 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
99U LG8
Displacement
3.0L/181 3.1L/191
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
155 @ 4900 175 @ 5200
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 20
Transmission
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
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
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Ford Taurus Pontiac Grand Prix
Suspension
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
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
22.1 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
.81 1.14
Suspension Type - Rear
Quadralink Tri-Link

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