Compare 1998 Hyundai Sonata vs 1998 Ford Taurus

1998 Hyundai Sonata
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4-Door Sedan Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual 21 28 $13,444 $14,749
4-Door Sedan Automatic 20 27 $14,235 $15,549
4-Door Sedan Automatic GL 20 27 $14,735 $16,349
4-Door Sedan Automatic V6 GL 18 24 $15,636 $17,349
4-Door Sedan Automatic V6 GLS 18 24 $16,335 $18,549
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4-Door Sedan LX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan LX 19 28 $17,055 $18,445
4-Door Sedan SE 19 28 $17,833 $19,525
4-Door Sedan SE Comfort 18 27 $17,833 $19,525
4-Door Wagon SE 19 28 $19,399 $21,285
4-Door Wagon SE Comfort 18 27 $19,399 $21,285
4-Door Sedan SHO 17 25 $26,265 $29,000
Pricing
Invoice Price
$13,444
$17,055
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$14,749
$18,445
Monthly Payment Estimate
$246 / month
$307 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
28 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Midsize Car
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
36.6 38.9
Front Head Room (in)
38.5 39.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
101.3 101.0
Second Hip Room (in)
57.1 56.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.2 57.4
Second Head Room (in)
37.7 36.2
Passenger Capacity
5 6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.4 56.6
Front Leg Room (in)
43.3 42.2
Front Hip Room (in)
57.9 55.8
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
59.6 61.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.34 5.4
Length, Overall (in)
185.0 197.5
Height, Overall (in)
55.3 55.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.1 61.4
Wheelbase (in)
106.3 108.5
Liftover Height (in)
27.1 24.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69.7 73.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.2 15.8
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.12 x .87 10.8 x 1.00
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System
NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA NA
Brake Type
Pwr-Assisted Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
9.0 x 1.7 8.9 x 1.5
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17.2 16.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
20.8 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.7 16.9
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.6 38.0
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.06 2.96
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P195/70R14 P205/65R15
Spare Tire Size
T125/70D15 T135/70R15
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P195/70R14 P205/65R15
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A 125
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A 1250
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2935 3294
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
14 x 5 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
15 x 4 15 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
14 x 5 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
11.6 11.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
550 540
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
75 130
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
137 @ 6000 145 @ 5250
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System
EFI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
129 @ 4000 170 @ 3250
Engine Order Code
NA 99U
Displacement
2.0L/122 3.0L/182
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
28 28
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.756 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA Electronic
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.083 2.26
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.947 1.54
Trans Order Code
NA 44L
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.322 3.77
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.939 0.69
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.083 2.77
Clutch Size (in)
8.86 NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.285 1.00
Trans Type
5 4
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Hyundai Sonata Ford Taurus
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
.55 0.71
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Macpherson Strut w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - 36
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
.87 0.75
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Quadralink
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - 36
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Indep MacPherson

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