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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
AT LX 24 34 $18,759 $20,825
AT PZEV LX 24 34 $18,893 $20,975
AT LX V6 20 29 $22,600 $25,100
AT ULEV LX V6 20 29 $22,600 $25,100
MT LX SE 26 34 $18,669 $20,725
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 PZEV EX-L 24 34 $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
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 20 29 $24,577 $27,300
AT ULEV EX-L V6 20 29 $24,577 $27,300
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
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
4-Door Sedan SE
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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
Pricing
Invoice Price
$16,422
$19,400
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,225
$20,830
Monthly Payment Estimate
$304 / month
$347 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 26 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 34 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Midsize Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 42.6 42.2
Front Hip Room (in) 54.6 54.4
Second Leg Room (in) 36.8 38.3
Front Head Room (in) 40.4 40.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) 102.7 103.9
Second Hip Room (in) 53.5 55.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.9 57.3
Second Head Room (in) 38.5 38.1
Passenger Capacity 5 6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.1 56.6
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.2 62.1
Wheelbase (in) 107.9 108.5
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 29.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.6 73.0
Track Width, Front (in) 61.1 61.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 5.4
Length, Overall (in) 191.1 197.7
Height, Overall (in) 57.2 58.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.0 16.9
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) - TBD - 8.9 x 1.5
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.1 x - TBD - 10.9 x 1.0
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.1 18.0
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.94 2.68
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.2 17.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.1 39.7
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/65HR15 P215/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P195/65HR15 P215/60R16
Spare Tire Size - TBD - Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 125
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 1250
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3128 3306
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x - TBD - 16 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x - TBD - 16 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.6 11.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 80 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 160 @ 4000 185 @ 3950
Engine Order Code NA 99U
Displacement 2.4L/144 3.0L/182
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 166 @ 5800 153 @ 5000
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System MPFI SMPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 34 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 26 20
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.27 2.77
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.15 1.00
Trans Type 5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.66 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.58 2.26
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.77 1.54
Trans Order Code NA 44N
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.39 3.96
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.87 0.69
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Honda Accord Sdn Ford Taurus
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Double Wishbone MacPherson strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA 0.73
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA MacPherson strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.00 0.81
Suspension Type - Rear Five-Link Independent
 
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