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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan Manual
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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
4-Door Sedan LX
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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 Sedan SEL 18 27 $20,118 $21,825
4-Door Wagon SE 18 26 $18,907 $20,480
Pricing
Invoice Price
$13,805
$17,356
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$14,999
$18,550
Monthly Payment Estimate
$250 / month
$309 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 30 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.7 56.6
Front Leg Room (in) 43.3 42.2
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
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 55.5 57.8
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 113 17.0
Brakes
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
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.2 18.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.4 39.7
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
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
Tires
Spare Tire Size Compact T135/70D16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
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
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3072 3326
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
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
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.7 11.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 90 115
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 550 600
Engine
Fuel System EFI SMPI
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
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 20
Transmission
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
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
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Hyundai Sonata Ford Taurus
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Quadralink
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link w/Coil Springs
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
 
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