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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan SE
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Body Style

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
4-Door Sedan I4 S
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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
Pricing
Invoice Price
$19,400
$16,017
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$20,830
$17,145
Monthly Payment Estimate
$347 / month
$286 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 23 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 20 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Mid-Size Sedan
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 54.4 54.0
Second Leg Room (in) 38.3 37.0
Front Head Room (in) 40.0 38.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 103.9 100.0
Second Hip Room (in) 55.7 53.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.3 57.4
Second Head Room (in) 38.1 37.8
Passenger Capacity 6 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.6 56.5
Front Leg Room (in) 42.2 42.3
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.1 61.3
Wheelbase (in) 108.5 107.4
Liftover Height (in) 29.7 28.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.0 72.2
Track Width, Front (in) 61.6 61.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.4 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 197.7 190.2
Height, Overall (in) 58.6 57.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 16.9 15.8
Brakes
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 - 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 - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.0 17.5
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.68 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.0 16.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.7 38.7
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/60R16 P205/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P215/60R16 P205/60R16
Spare Tire Size Compact - TBD -
Front 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) 3306 3151
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - 16 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - 16 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.6 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 185 @ 3950 156 @ 4250
Engine Order Code 99U 99Z
Displacement 3.0L/182 2.3L/140
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 153 @ 5000 160 @ 6250
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System SMPI SMPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 23
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.23
Trans Type 4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.76
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.26 3.17
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.54 1.84
Trans Order Code 44N 445
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.96 4.39
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 0.97
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.77 3.31
Summary
Vehicle Name Ford Taurus Ford Fusion
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.73 0.63
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson strut NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.81 0.94
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) MacPherson strut NA
 
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