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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan SE
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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 27 mpg 31 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
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
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.1 61.3
Wheelbase (in) 108.5 107.4
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
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
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) 3306 3151
Wheels
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
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - 16 x - TBD -
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
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
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 185 @ 3950 156 @ 4250
Engine Order Code 99U 99Z
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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