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4-Door Sedan Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual 22 30 $13,805 $14,999
4-Door Sedan Automatic 21 28 $14,579 $15,799
4-Door Sedan V6 Manual GLS 20 28 $15,116 $16,999
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic GLS 20 27 $15,890 $17,799
4-Door Sedan V6 Manual Leather Seats GLS 20 28 $16,294 $18,324
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic Leather Seats GLS 20 27 $17,068 $19,124
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4-Door Sedan LX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan LX 20 27 $17,356 $18,550
4-Door Sedan SE 20 27 $17,868 $19,325
4-Door Sedan SES 20 27 $18,781 $20,340
4-Door Wagon SE 18 26 $18,907 $20,480
4-Door Sedan SEL 18 27 $20,118 $21,825
Pricing
Invoice Price
$13,805
$17,356
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$14,999
$18,550
Monthly Payment Estimate
$250 / month
$309 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
55.9 54.5
Second Leg Room (in)
36.2 38.9
Front Head Room (in)
39.3 40.0
Passenger Volume (ft³)
100.0 104.7
Second Hip Room (in)
54.3 55.7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.9 57.3
Second Head Room (in)
37.6 38.1
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.7 56.6
Front Leg Room (in)
43.3 42.2
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.8 62.1
Wheelbase (in)
106.3 108.5
Liftover Height (in)
27.1 26.0
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.6 73.0
Track Width, Front (in)
60.9 61.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.34 5.4
Length, Overall (in)
185.4 197.6
Height, Overall (in)
55.5 57.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
113 17.0
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
9.0 x 1.7 8.9 x 1.5
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.9 x - TBD - 10.9 x 1.0
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17.2 18.0
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.92 2.68
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
20.8 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
14.1 17.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.4 39.7
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/60HR15 P215/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P205/60HR15 P215/60R16
Spare Tire Size
Compact T135/70D16
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 125
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 1250
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3072 3326
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 16 x 6
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
-TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 16 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in)
15 x 4.0 16 x 4
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.7 11.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
550 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
90 115
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
156 @ 3000 185 @ 3950
Engine Order Code
NA 99U
Displacement
2.4L/146 3.0L/181
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
149 @ 5500 155 @ 4900
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System
EFI SMPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 20
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
8.86 NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.30 1.00
Trans Type
5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.78 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA Electronic
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.46 2.26
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.95 1.54
Trans Order Code
NA 44L
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.88 3.77
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.94 0.69
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.46 2.77
Summary
Vehicle Name
Hyundai Sonata Ford Taurus
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - 22.1
Suspension Type - Front
Independent MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
.55 .73
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double-wishbone w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - 22.1
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
.87 .81
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Quadralink
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link w/Coil Springs

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