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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 19 28 $17,346 $19,035
4-Door Sedan LS 19 28 $18,325 $20,135
4-Door Wagon GS 19 27 $18,948 $20,835
4-Door Sedan LS Premium 20 28 $19,482 $21,435
4-Door Wagon LS Premium 20 27 $20,461 $22,535
4-Door Sedan LX
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan LX 19 29 $16,477 $17,885
4-Door Sedan SE 19 29 $17,232 $18,935
4-Door Sedan SES 19 29 $18,011 $19,810
4-Door Wagon SE 19 29 $18,260 $20,090
4-Door Sedan SEL 20 28 $19,146 $21,085
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,346
$16,477
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,035
$17,885
Monthly Payment Estimate
$317 / month
$298 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 28 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 55.7 55.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.3 57.3
Second Head Room (in) 36.7 38.1
Passenger Capacity 6 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.6 56.6
Front Leg Room (in) 42.2 42.2
Front Hip Room (in) 54.5 54.5
Second Leg Room (in) 38.9 38.9
Front Head Room (in) 39.8 40.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) 102.5 104.7
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 61.6 61.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.4 5.4
Length, Overall (in) 199.8 197.6
Height, Overall (in) 57.6 57.8
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.1 62.1
Wheelbase (in) 108.5 108.5
Liftover Height (in) 26.0 26.0
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.0 73.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 16.0 17.0
Brakes
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
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.9 x 1.0 10.9 x 1.0
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.0 18.0
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.0 17.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.7 39.7
Steering Type Variable Power Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.68 2.68
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P215/60R16 P215/60R16
Spare Tire Size T135/70R16 T135/70D16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/60R16 P215/60R16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1250 1250
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 125 125
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3366 3326
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.0 16 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 4.0 16 x 4
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.0 16 x 6
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.6 11.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130 115
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 540 600
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 153 @ 5000 155 @ 4900
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System SMPI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 182 @ 4000 185 @ 3950
Engine Order Code 99U 99U
Displacement 3.0L/182 3.0L/181
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 29
Transmission
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
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Type 4 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Mercury Sable Ford Taurus
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 36.0 .87
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.81 .81
Suspension Type - Rear Indep Quadralink Quadralink
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 36.0 .87
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.73 .73
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
 
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