Compare 2001 Volkswagen Passat vs 2001 Ford Taurus

2001 Volkswagen Passat
2001 Ford Taurus
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4-Door Sedan Manual GLS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual GLS 24 31 $19,519 $21,450
4-Door Wagon Manual GLS 24 31 $20,242 $22,250
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLS 20 29 $20,592 $22,525
4-Door Wagon Automatic GLS 20 29 $21,315 $23,325
4-Door Sedan V6 Manual GLS 20 29 $21,868 $24,050
4-Door Wagon V6 Manual GLS 20 29 $22,591 $24,850
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic GLS 18 26 $22,941 $25,125
4-Door Wagon V6 Automatic GLS 18 26 $23,664 $25,925
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic w/4Motion GLS 17 24 $24,770 $26,875
4-Door Wagon V6 Automatic w/4Motion GLS 17 24 $25,493 $27,675
4-Door Sedan V6 Manual GLX 20 29 $25,626 $28,210
4-Door Wagon V6 Manual GLX 20 29 $26,348 $29,010
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic GLX 18 26 $26,699 $29,285
4-Door Wagon V6 Automatic GLX 18 26 $27,421 $30,085
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic w/4Motion GLX 17 24 $28,528 $31,035
4-Door Wagon V6 Automatic w/4Motion GLX 17 24 $29,250 $31,835
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4-Door Sedan LX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan LX 20 27 $17,356 $18,550
4-Door Sedan SE 20 27 $17,868 $19,325
4-Door Sedan SES 20 27 $18,781 $20,340
4-Door Wagon SE 18 26 $18,907 $20,480
4-Door Sedan SEL 18 27 $20,118 $21,825
Pricing
Invoice Price
$19,519
$17,356
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$21,450
$18,550
Monthly Payment Estimate
$358 / month
$309 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
24 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
31 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.6 56.6
Front Leg Room (in)
41.5 42.2
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 54.5
Second Leg Room (in)
35.3 38.9
Front Head Room (in)
39.7 40.0
Passenger Volume (ft³)
95.3 104.7
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 55.7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.8 57.3
Second Head Room (in)
37.8 38.1
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
57.5 57.8
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.1 62.1
Wheelbase (in)
106.4 108.5
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - 26.0
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
68.5 73.0
Track Width, Front (in)
59.0 61.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.3 5.4
Length, Overall (in)
184.1 197.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
15 17.0
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
9.6 x 0.39 NA
Brake Type
Pwr-Assisted Power
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)
11.1 x 0.98 10.9 x 1.0
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System
Four-Wheel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.4 18.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.4 39.7
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.8 2.68
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
14.3 17.0
Tires
Spare Tire Size
P195/65HR15 T135/70D16
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P195/65HR15 P215/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P195/65HR15 P215/60R16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 125
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 1250
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3122 3326
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
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
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.4 11.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
90 115
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 600
Engine
Fuel System
SMPI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
155 @ 1750 185 @ 3950
Engine Order Code
NA 99U
Displacement
1.8L/109 3.0L/181
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
150 @ 5700 155 @ 4900
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas V6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
31 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24 20
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.03 0.69
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.50 2.77
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.30 1.00
Trans Type
5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA Electronic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.44 2.26
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.12 1.54
Trans Order Code
NA 44L
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.70 3.77
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Volkswagen Passat Ford Taurus
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Torsion Beam w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - 22.1
Suspension Type - Front
Independent MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - .73
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Four-link w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - 22.1
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - .81
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Quadralink

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