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Selected Style LW-200 Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
LW-200 Manual 24 32 $17,248 $19,380
LW-200 Automatic 24 33 $18,111 $20,350
LW-300 Automatic 21 29 $20,189 $22,685
4-Door Sedan LX Standard
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan LX Standard 20 28 $17,697 $19,035
4-Door Sedan FFV LX Standard 20 20 $17,697 $19,035
4-Door Sedan SE Standard 20 28 $18,235 $19,845
4-Door Sedan FFV SE Standard 20 20 $18,235 $19,845
4-Door Sedan SES Standard 20 28 $19,149 $20,860
4-Door Sedan FFV SES Standard 20 20 $19,149 $20,860
4-Door Sedan SES Deluxe 20 28 $20,139 $21,960
4-Door Sedan SEL Deluxe 20 28 $20,832 $22,730
4-Door Sedan SEL Premium 20 28 $21,345 $23,300
4-Door Wagon SE Standard 20 26 $19,446 $21,190
4-Door Wagon FFV SE Standard 19 26 $19,446 $21,190
4-Door Wagon SE Deluxe 20 26 $20,004 $21,810
4-Door Wagon FFV SE Deluxe 19 26 $20,004 $21,810
4-Door Wagon SE Premium 19 26 $20,625 $22,500
4-Door Wagon SEL Deluxe 20 26 $21,057 $22,980
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,248
$17,697
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,380
$19,035
Monthly Payment Estimate
$323 / month
$317 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 24 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 32 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-size Wagon Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 51.7 54.5
Second Leg Room (in) 35.4 38.9
Front Head Room (in) 39.3 40.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) 98.0 104.7
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 6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.1 56.6
Front Leg Room (in) 42.3 42.2
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) 23.8 26.0
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) 68.5 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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 43.3 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 33.5 -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 73.0 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 79 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) N/A -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 39.6 -
Trunk Volume (ft³) - 17.0
Brakes
Brake Type Power Pwr
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) 11.3 x 1.0 10.9 x 1.0
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.7 18.0
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
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
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code N/A NA
Rear Tire Size P195/65R15 P215/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code N/A NA
Front Tire Size P195/65R15 P215/60R16
Spare Tire Size T115/70R16 T135/70D16
Front Tire Order Code N/A NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150 125
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 1250
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3069 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) - TBD - 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) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 130
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 142 @ 4400 185 @ 3950
Engine Order Code N/A NA
Displacement 2.2L/134 3.0L/182
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 135 @ 5200 155 @ 4900
Engine Type Gas L4 Gas V6
Fuel System SPFI SMPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 32 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24 20
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.38 2.77
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.18 1.00
Trans Type 5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) - TBD - 2.26
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.76 1.54
Trans Order Code N/A NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.50 3.77
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.89 0.69
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
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 - - TBD -
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 - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - .81
Suspension Type - Rear Indep. Multi-Link Quadralink
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar w/Coil Springs
 
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