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Selected Style LW1 Automatic
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Transmission

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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
LW1 Automatic 22 30 $17,328 $18,835
LW2 Automatic 20 26 $19,651 $21,360
4-Door Sedan LX
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Body Style

Trim

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 Sedan SEL 20 28 $19,146 $21,085
4-Door Wagon SE 19 29 $18,260 $20,090
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,328
$16,477
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,835
$17,885
Monthly Payment Estimate
$314 / month
$298 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 30 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Midsize Wagon Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 51.7 54.5
Second Leg Room (in) 37.0 38.9
Front Head Room (in) 39.3 40.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) 98.7 104.7
Second Hip Room (in) 54.0 55.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.7 57.3
Second Head Room (in) 39.6 38.1
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.1 56.6
Front Leg Room (in) 42.3 42.2
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.4 62.1
Wheelbase (in) 106.5 108.5
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.0 73.0
Track Width, Front (in) 59.8 61.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.7 5.4
Length, Overall (in) 190.4 197.6
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - -
Height, Overall (in) 57.3 57.8
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 26.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) NA -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 79.0 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) NA -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 39.6 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 33.5 -
Trunk Volume (ft³) - 17.0
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) - TBD - 8.9 x 1.5
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - 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 Power Power
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.1 18.0
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.9 2.68
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.7 17.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.6 39.7
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/65TR15 P215/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P195/65TR15 P215/60R16
Spare Tire Size T115/70R15 T135/70D16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 125
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 1250
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3075 3326
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 16 x 6
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 16 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 16 x 4
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 9.0 11.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 525 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 90 115
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 147 @ 4400 185 @ 3950
Engine Order Code NA 99U
Displacement 2.2L/134 3.0L/181
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 137 @ 5800 155 @ 4900
Engine Type Gas L4 Gas V6
Fuel System SPFI SMPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 19
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.000 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) NA 2.26
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.610 1.54
Trans Order Code NA 44L
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.910 3.77
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.685 0.69
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.960 2.77
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Saturn LW Ford Taurus
Body Style 4 Door Wagon 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - .87
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - .73
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - .87
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - .81
Suspension Type - Rear Indep. Tri-Link Quadralink
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar w/Coil Springs
 
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