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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan LX
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan LX 19 26 $18,480 $19,945
4-Door Sedan SE 19 26 $18,631 $20,335
4-Door Wagon SE 19 26 $19,919 $21,765
4-Door Sedan SES 19 26 $19,954 $21,805
4-Door Wagon Duratec SE 20 27 $20,544 $22,460
4-Door Sedan Duratec SES 20 27 $20,580 $22,500
4-Door Sedan SEL 20 27 $21,696 $23,740
4-Door Wagon SEL 19 26 $21,831 $23,890
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual 22 30 $14,559 $15,999
4-Door Sedan I4 Automatic 22 30 $15,308 $16,799
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic 19 27 $16,082 $17,649
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic GLS 19 27 $17,034 $18,799
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic LX 19 27 $17,840 $19,799
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,480
$14,559
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,945
$15,999
Monthly Payment Estimate
$332 / month
$267 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 26 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 38.9 36.2
Front Head Room (in) 40.0 39.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 104.7 100.0
Second Hip Room (in) 55.7 54.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.3 56.9
Second Head Room (in) 38.1 37.6
Passenger Capacity 6 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.6 55.7
Front Leg Room (in) 42.2 43.3
Front Hip Room (in) 54.5 55.8
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) 26.0 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.0 71.7
Track Width, Front (in) 61.6 60.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.4 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 197.6 186.9
Height, Overall (in) 56.1 56.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.1 60.2
Wheelbase (in) 108.5 106.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 17.0 14.1
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.9 x 1.0 11.0 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 10.3 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr-Assisted
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 17.2
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.0 14.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.7 34.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.68 2.92
Tires
Rear Tire Size P215/60R16 P205/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P215/60R16 P205/65R15
Spare Tire Size T135/70D16 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 125 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1250 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3336 3181
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 4 Compact
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6 15 x 6
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.6 7.7
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130 95
Engine
Displacement 3.0L/182 2.4L/143
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 155 @ 4900 138 @ 5500
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System SMPI MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 185 @ 3950 147 @ 3000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26 30
Transmission
Trans Type 4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.78
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.26 3.46
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.54 1.95
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.96 3.88
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 0.94
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.77 3.46
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.30
Summary
Vehicle Name Ford Taurus Hyundai Sonata
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) .73 0.45
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Double-wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) .81 1.00
Suspension Type - Rear Quadralink Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent
 
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