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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan GS
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan GS 20 28 $16,930 $18,540
4-Door Sedan LS 20 28 $17,909 $19,640
4-Door Wagon LS 19 27 $18,888 $20,740
4-Door Sedan LX
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan LX 20 28 $16,214 $17,560
4-Door Sedan SE 20 28 $16,929 $18,560
4-Door Sedan Northeast SE 20 28 $17,285 $18,960
4-Door Wagon Northeast SE 18 27 $17,819 $19,560
4-Door Wagon SE 18 27 $17,819 $19,560
4-Door Sedan SHO 16 25 $26,323 $29,115
Pricing
Invoice Price
$16,930
$16,214
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,540
$17,560
Monthly Payment Estimate
$309 / month
$293 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 28 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 38.9 38.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) 101.8 101.0
Front Head Room (in) 39.4 39.2
Second Hip Room (in) 56.3 56.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.4 57.4
Second Head Room (in) 36.6 36.2
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.6 56.6
Front Leg Room (in) 42.2 42.2
Front Hip Room (in) 55.8 55.8
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) 27.4 24.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.0 73.0
Track Width, Front (in) 61.6 61.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.4 5.4
Length, Overall (in) 199.7 197.5
Height, Overall (in) 55.4 55.1
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.4 61.4
Wheelbase (in) 108.5 108.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 16.0 15.8
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.9 x 1.0 10.98 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 Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 8.9 x 1.5 8.9 x 1.5
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.0 16.0
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.96 2.96
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.0 16.9
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.0 38.0
Steering Type Variable Power Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P205/65R15 P205/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code T32 NA
Front Tire Size P205/65R15 P205/65R15
Spare Tire Size T135/70R15 T135/70R15
Front Tire Order Code T32 NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 175 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 125
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1250 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 1250
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3251 3237
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 4 15 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 6.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.6 11.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 540 540
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 115 115
Engine
Displacement 3.0L/182 3.0L/182
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 145 @ 5250 145 @ 5250
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System SEFI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 170 @ 3250 170 @ 3250
Engine Order Code 99U 99U
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 28
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Type 4 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic Electronic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.26 2.26
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.54 1.54
Trans Order Code 44L 44L
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.77 3.77
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 0.69
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.77 2.77
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Mercury Sable Ford Taurus
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA 0.71
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 36.0 36
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.75 0.75
Suspension Type - Rear MacPherson Strut Quadralink
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 36.0 36
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
 
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