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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
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
Front Hip Room (in) 51.7 54.5
Exterior Dimensions
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
Liftover Height (in) 23.8 26.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.4 62.1
Wheelbase (in) 106.5 108.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
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 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 43.3 -
Trunk Volume (ft³) - 17.0
Brakes
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
Brake Type Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) - TBD - 8.9 x 1.5
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.7 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 Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
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
Spare 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
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
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 16 x 6
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
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
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 142 @ 4400 185 @ 3950
Engine Order Code N/A NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 32 28
Transmission
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
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.38 2.77
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Saturn LW Ford Taurus
Body Style 4 Door Wagon 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
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
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
 
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