Advertisement
Find a Car
Go!

Add a Vehicle to Compare

Change a Vehicle to Compare

Compare 2013 Ford Taurus vs 2013 Chrysler 300

2013 Ford Taurus Change
2013 Chrysler 300 Change
+ Add a Car
Selected Style 4-Door Sedan SE FWD
Switch Style

Body Style

Drivetrain

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan FWD SE 19 29 $24,631 $26,700
4-Door Sedan FWD SEL 19 29 $26,660 $28,900
4-Door Sedan AWD SEL 18 26 $28,368 $30,750
4-Door Sedan FWD Limited 19 29 $30,535 $33,100
4-Door Sedan AWD Limited 18 26 $32,243 $34,950
4-Door Sedan AWD SHO 17 25 $36,254 $39,300
4-Door Sedan RWD
Switch Style

Body Style

Drivetrain

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD 19 31 $29,167 $30,345
4-Door Sedan AWD 18 27 $31,467 $32,845
4-Door Sedan RWD 300S 19 31 $31,927 $33,345
4-Door Sedan AWD 300S 18 27 $34,227 $35,845
4-Door Sedan RWD 300C 19 31 $34,687 $36,345
4-Door Sedan AWD 300C 18 27 $36,987 $38,845
4-Door Sedan RWD Luxury Series 19 31 $38,046 $39,995
4-Door Sedan AWD Luxury Series 18 27 $40,207 $42,345
4-Door Sedan RWD SRT8 14 23 $46,775 $48,450
4-Door Sedan AWD 300S Glacier 18 27 $33,767 $35,345
4-Door Sedan RWD 300C John Varvatos Luxury Edition 19 31 $38,827 $40,845
4-Door Sedan RWD 300C John Varvatos Limited Edition 19 31 $38,827 $40,845
4-Door Sedan AWD 300C John Varvatos Luxury Edition 18 27 $41,127 $43,345
4-Door Sedan RWD Motown 19 31 $29,167 $30,345
4-Door Sedan RWD 300 SRT8 Core 14 23 $43,095 $44,450
Pricing
Invoice Price
$24,631
$29,167
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$26,700
$30,345
Monthly Payment Estimate
$445 / month
$506 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.0
/ 10
TCC Rating
How does the
TCC Rating work?
The TCC Rating is a clear numeric rating value based on a 10-point scale that reflects the overall opinion of our automotive experts on any vehicle and rolls up ratings we give each vehicle across sub-categories you care about like performance, safety, styling and more.

Our rating also has simple color-coded “Stop” (red), “Caution” (orange),
or “Go” (green) messages along with the numerical score so you can easily understand where we stand at a glance.

Our automotive experts then also collect and show you what other websites say about these different aspects of any vehicle. We do this leg work for you to simplify your research process.

Learn more about how we rate and review cars here.

?
Read Our Full Review
8.4
/ 10
TCC Rating
?
Read Our Full Review
TCC's Bottom Line The 2013 Ford Taurus gets improved performance and is more of a technology and luxury flagship than ever--although its 'smaller inside' packaging continues to limit its appeal. The image-building 2013 Chrysler 300 is handsome and classy, as well as a proper luxury car or a scorching muscle sedan.
TCC Likes
TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large Cars Large Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 56.300 56.200
Second Leg Room (in) 38.100 40.100
Front Head Room (in) 39.000 38.600
Second Hip Room (in) 55.800 56.100
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.900 59.500
Passenger Volume (ft³) 102.200 106.300
Second Head Room (in) 37.800 37.900
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.900 57.700
Front Leg Room (in) 41.900 41.800
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase (in) 112.900 120.200
Liftover Height (in) 30.400 30.100
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 76.200 75.000
Track Width, Front (in) 65.300 63.400
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 4.700
Length, Overall (in) 202.900 198.600
Height, Overall (in) 60.700 58.400
Track Width, Rear (in) 65.500 63.800
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 20.100 16.300
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.860 x - TBD - - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.860 x - TBD - - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.000 19.500
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 2.800
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - N/A
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.000 15.500
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.500 38.700
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA TBG
Rear Tire Size P235/60R17 P215/65R17
Rear Tire Order Code TCK TW1
Front Tire Size P235/60R17 P215/65R17
Spare Tire Size Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code TCK TW1
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 1000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150 150
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4037 4029
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x - TBD - 17 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x - TBD - 17 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 14.000
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 730
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 160
Engine
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System Electronic Fuel Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 254 @ 4000 260 @ 4800
Engine Order Code 998 ERB
Displacement 3.5L/213 3.6L/220
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 288 @ 6500 292 @ 6350
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 23 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 19
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.770 2.650
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.414 1.670
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/Manual Shift Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.742 1.000
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.484 4.710
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.842 2.100
Trans Type 6 8
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.000 1.290
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.882 3.300
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.872 3.140
Trans Order Code 44J DFG
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.840
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.670
Summary
Body Style Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name Ford Taurus Chrysler 300
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Short-Long Arm
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.827 0.500
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.102 1.000
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-link Five-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 8.0 8.0
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score - TBD - 6
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating
 
© 2014 The Car Connection. All Rights Reserved. The Car Connection is published by High Gear Media. Stock photography by izmo, Inc. Send us feedback.