Compare 2006 Ford Taurus vs 2006 Toyota Camry

2006 Ford Taurus
2006 Toyota Camry
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4-Door Sedan SE
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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4-Door Sedan Manual STD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual STD 24 33 $16,875 $18,445
4-Door Sedan Automatic STD 24 34 $17,634 $19,275
4-Door Sedan Manual LE 24 33 $17,491 $19,545
4-Door Sedan Automatic LE 24 34 $18,234 $20,375
4-Door Sedan Manual SE 24 33 $18,132 $20,375
4-Door Sedan Automatic SE 24 34 $18,872 $21,205
4-Door Sedan Automatic LE V6 20 28 $20,272 $22,780
4-Door Sedan Automatic XLE 24 34 $20,285 $22,795
4-Door Sedan Automatic SE V6 21 29 $21,381 $24,025
4-Door Sedan Automatic XLE V6 20 28 $22,966 $25,805
Pricing
Invoice Price
$19,400
$16,875
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$20,830
$18,445
Monthly Payment Estimate
$347 / month
$307 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 24 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 33 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
55.7 54.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.3 57.5
Second Head Room (in)
38.1 38.3
Passenger Capacity
6 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.6 56.7
Front Leg Room (in)
42.2 41.5
Front Hip Room (in)
54.4 54.4
Second Leg Room (in)
38.3 37.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
103.9 101.8
Front Head Room (in)
40.0 39.2
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.4 5.5
Length, Overall (in)
197.7 189.2
Height, Overall (in)
58.6 58.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.1 60.4
Wheelbase (in)
108.5 107.1
Liftover Height (in)
29.7 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.0 70.7
Track Width, Front (in)
61.6 60.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
16.9 16.7
Brakes
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 9.0 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.9 x 1.0 10.8 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.0 18.5
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.0 15.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.7 34.8
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.68 3.2
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P215/60R16 P205/65R15
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/60R16 P205/65R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1250 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
125 200
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3306 3108
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x - TBD - 15 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x - TBD - 15 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
11.6 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System
SMPI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
185 @ 3950 160 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
99U NA
Displacement
3.0L/182 2.4L/146
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
153 @ 5000 154 @ 5700
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 33
Transmission
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.26 3.58
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.54 2.05
Trans Order Code
44N NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.96 3.94
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 0.97
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.77 3.54
Clutch Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.33
Trans Type
4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.73
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Ford Taurus Toyota Camry
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.81 0.91
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Dual-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
MacPherson strut w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.73 0.63
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
MacPherson strut w/Coil Springs

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