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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan DE 2.4L Automatic
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 2.4L Automatic DE 23 30 $18,501 $19,399
4-Door Sedan 2.4L Automatic ES 23 30 $19,152 $20,299
4-Door Sedan 3.8L Sportronic Automatic LS 18 27 $21,699 $22,999
4-Door Sedan 3.8L Sportronic Automatic GTS 18 27 $25,473 $26,999
4-Door Sedan 2.4L Automatic SE 23 30 $20,756 $21,999
4-Door Sedan SE
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan SE 20 27 $19,400 $20,830
4-Door Sedan SEL 20 27 $21,127 $22,980
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,501
$19,400
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,399
$20,830
Monthly Payment Estimate
$323 / month
$347 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 23 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 30 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Midsize Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 54.4 54.4
Second Leg Room (in) 37.0 38.3
Front Head Room (in) 39.6 40.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) 101.3 103.9
Second Hip Room (in) 52.9 55.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.3 57.3
Second Head Room (in) 37.0 38.1
Passenger Capacity 5 6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.1 56.6
Front Leg Room (in) 42.6 42.2
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 29.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.4 73.0
Track Width, Front (in) 61.8 61.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.9 5.4
Length, Overall (in) 190.6 197.7
Height, Overall (in) 57.9 58.6
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.8 62.1
Wheelbase (in) 108.3 108.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.3 16.9
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA 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 ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.3 x - TBD - NA
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.7 18.0
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.94 2.68
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.1 17.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.4 39.7
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P215/60R16 P215/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P215/60R16 P215/60R16
Spare Tire Size T125/70D16 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 125
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 1250
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3406 3306
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 11.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 525 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 130
Engine
Displacement 2.4L/145 3.0L/182
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 160 @ 5500 153 @ 5000
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System MPFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 157 @ 4000 185 @ 3950
Engine Order Code 4G69 99U
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 20
Transmission
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 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.21 2.26
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.57 1.54
Trans Order Code NA 44N
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.21 3.96
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) 2.84 2.77
Summary
Vehicle Name Mitsubishi Galant Ford Taurus
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.75 0.73
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA MacPherson strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.87 0.81
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA MacPherson strut
 
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