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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
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
MT VP 26 34 $16,422 $18,225
AT VP 24 34 $17,141 $19,025
MT LX 26 34 $18,040 $20,025
MT LX SE 26 34 $18,669 $20,725
AT LX 24 34 $18,759 $20,825
AT PZEV LX 24 34 $18,893 $20,975
AT LX SE 24 34 $19,388 $21,525
AT PZEV LX SE 24 34 $19,522 $21,675
MT EX 26 34 $20,219 $22,450
AT EX 24 34 $20,938 $23,250
AT PZEV EX 24 34 $21,073 $23,400
MT EX-L 26 34 $21,747 $24,150
AT EX-L 24 34 $22,465 $24,950
AT LX V6 20 29 $22,600 $25,100
AT PZEV EX-L 24 34 $22,600 $25,100
AT ULEV LX V6 20 29 $22,600 $25,100
MT EX-L with NAVI 26 34 $23,544 $26,150
AT EX-L with NAVI 24 34 $24,263 $26,950
AT PZEV EX-L with NAVI 24 34 $24,397 $27,100
AT EX-L V6 20 29 $24,577 $27,300
AT ULEV EX-L V6 20 29 $24,577 $27,300
MT EX-L V6 21 30 $24,577 $27,300
MT ULEV EX-L V6 21 30 $24,577 $27,300
AT EX-L V6 with NAVI 20 29 $26,374 $29,300
AT ULEV EX-L V6 with NAVI 20 29 $26,374 $29,300
MT EX-L V6 with NAVI 21 30 $26,374 $29,300
MT ULEV EX-L V6 with NAVI 21 30 $26,374 $29,300
Pricing
Invoice Price
$19,400
$16,422
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$20,830
$18,225
Monthly Payment Estimate
$347 / month
$304 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 26 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 27 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Midsize
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 38.3 36.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 103.9 102.7
Front Head Room (in) 40.0 40.4
Second Hip Room (in) 55.7 53.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.3 56.9
Second Head Room (in) 38.1 38.5
Passenger Capacity 6 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.6 56.1
Front Leg Room (in) 42.2 42.6
Front Hip Room (in) 54.4 54.6
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) 29.7 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.0 71.6
Track Width, Front (in) 61.6 61.1
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.4 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 197.7 191.1
Height, Overall (in) 58.6 57.2
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.1 61.2
Wheelbase (in) 108.5 107.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 16.9 14.0
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.9 x 1.0 11.1 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System NA 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 8.9 x 1.5 - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.0 17.1
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.68 2.94
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.0 15.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.7 36.1
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P215/60R16 P195/65HR15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P215/60R16 P195/65HR15
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 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1250 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3306 3128
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - 15 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - 15 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.6 7.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130 80
Engine
Displacement 3.0L/182 2.4L/144
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 153 @ 5000 166 @ 5800
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System SMPI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 185 @ 3950 160 @ 4000
Engine Order Code 99U NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27 34
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.15
Trans Type 4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.66
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.26 3.58
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.54 1.77
Trans Order Code 44N NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.96 4.39
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 0.87
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.77 3.27
Summary
Vehicle Name Ford Taurus Honda Accord Sdn
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.73 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson strut NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.81 1.00
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Five-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) MacPherson strut Double Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Double Wishbone
 
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