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Compare 2019 Dodge Charger vs 2019 Ford Taurus

2019 Dodge Charger
2019 Ford Taurus
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GT RWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Charger GT RWD 19 30 $31,021 $31,745
Charger R/T RWD 16 25 $35,138 $36,245
Charger SRT Hellcat RWD 13 22 $63,495 $65,795
Charger SXT AWD 18 27 $32,728 $33,570
Charger SXT RWD 19 30 $29,042 $29,470
Charger Scat Pack RWD 15 24 $38,767 $40,245
Select style
Limited AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Taurus Limited AWD 17 24 $37,202 $39,160
Taurus Limited FWD 18 26 $35,445 $37,310
Taurus SE FWD 18 26 $26,410 $27,800
Taurus SEL AWD 17 24 $30,475 $32,080
Taurus SEL FWD 18 26 $28,718 $30,230
Taurus SHO AWD 16 24 $40,826 $42,975
Pricing
Invoice Price
$31,021
$37,202
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$31,745
$39,160
Monthly Payment Estimate
$529 / month
$653 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.3
4.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
Aging gracefully, the 2019 Dodge Charger can be a V-6 family sedan or a genuine American muscle car. The 2019 Ford Taurus is a dead car driving. Look closely at its rivals.
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Fuel Economy
City
19 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Large Cars Large Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
56.1 55.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
104.7 102.2
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.5 57.9
Second Head Room (in)
36.6 37.8
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.9 56.9
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Leg Room (in)
41.8 41.9
Front Hip Room (in)
56.2 56.3
Second Leg Room (in)
40.1 38.1
Front Head Room (in)
38.6 39
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
63.4 65.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.9 5.1
Length, Overall (in)
198.4 202.9
Height, Overall (in)
58.2 60.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.8 65.5
Wheelbase (in)
120.2 112.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
75 76.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
16.1 20.1
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 13.6
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 13.9
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.5 19
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.7 39.5
Tires
Front Tire Size
P245/45ZR20 P255/45VR19
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
TR9 NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/45ZR20 P255/45VR19
Rear Tire Order Code
TR9 NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 1000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 100
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3966 4140
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
20 X 8 19 X 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in)
20 X 8 19 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
730 650
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
180 -
Engine
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
264 @ 4800 254 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
ERB-1 998-1
Displacement
3.6 L/220 3.5 L/213
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
300 @ 6350 288 @ 6500
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded V-6 Regular Unleaded V-6
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
23 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
19 17
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67 1.41
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.74
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71 4.48
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.07 3.39
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.11 1.84
Trans Type
8 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.28 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.29 2.88
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.14 2.87
Trans Order Code
DFT 44J
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 -
Summary
Vehicle Name
Dodge Charger Ford Taurus
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Short And Long Arm Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Short And Long Arm Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.7 9.2
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating

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