Compare 1996 Ford F-150 vs 1996 Ford Taurus

1996 Ford F-150
1996 Ford Taurus
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Reg Cab 116.8" WB
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
F-150 Reg Cab 116.8" WB 15 19 $13,308 $15,150
F-150 Reg Cab 116.8" WB 4WD 14 17 $15,471 $17,695
F-150 Reg Cab 133.0" WB 15 19 $13,498 $15,375
F-150 Reg Cab 133.0" WB 4WD 14 17 $15,773 $18,050
F-150 Supercab 138.8" WB 15 19 $15,028 $17,175
F-150 Supercab 138.8" WB 4WD 14 17 $17,175 $19,700
F-150 Supercab 155.0" WB 15 19 $15,237 $17,420
F-150 Supercab 155.0" WB 4WD 14 17 $17,294 $19,840
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4-Door Sedan G
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Taurus 4-Door Sedan G 20 29 $16,621 $17,995
Taurus 4-Door Sedan GL 20 29 $16,979 $18,600
Taurus 4-Door Sedan LX 20 29 $19,097 $20,980
Taurus 4-Door Sedan SHO 17 26 $23,503 $25,930
Taurus 4-Door Wgn GL 19 28 $17,940 $19,680
Taurus 4-Door Wgn LX 19 27 $20,005 $22,000
Pricing
Invoice Price
$13,308
$16,621
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,150
$17,995
Monthly Payment Estimate
$253 / month
$300 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
15 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
19 mpg 29 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in)
41.1 42.6
Front Hip Room (in)
62.2 55.8
Passenger Capacity
3 6
Front Head Room (in)
40.3 39.2
Front Shoulder Room (in)
64.8 57.4
Second Leg Room (in)
- 38.9
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 101.5
Second Hip Room (in)
- 56.3
Second Head Room (in)
- 36.2
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- 56.6
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
79.0 73.0
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
30.2 -
Overhang, Front (in)
33.5 -
Frame Width, Rear (in)
37.5 -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in)
110.3 -
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in)
197.1 -
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
NA -
Cab to End of Frame (in)
80.4 -
Height, Overall (in)
70.8 55.1
Ground to Top of Frame (in)
NA -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)
46.8 -
Wheelbase (in)
116.8 108.5
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
NA -
Cab to Axle (in)
40.0 -
Track Width, Front (in)
- 61.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 5.4
Length, Overall (in)
- 197.5
Track Width, Rear (in)
- 61.4
Liftover Height (in)
- 24.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Tailgate Width (in)
64.9 -
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
82.0 -
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³)
NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
70.0 -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
19.3 -
Cargo Volume (ft³)
62.9 -
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
64.9 -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
50.8 -
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 15.8
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA NA
Brake ABS System
Rear Wheel NA
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
11.03 x 2.25 8.9 x 1.5
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.72 x 1.95 10.8 x 1.0
Brake Type
Power Power
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.2 16.0
Fuel Tank Location
Aft-of-axle -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.5 -
Aux Fuel Tank Location
Midship -
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
42.25 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
17.0 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.89 38.0
Steering Type
Power Power Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
NA -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- 16.0
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- 2.96
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
718 -
Spare Tire Size
P235/75R15XL T135/90R15
Front Tire Order Code
T77 T32
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
1984 -
Spare Tire Order Code
T77 NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
718 -
Rear Tire Size
P235/75R15XL P205/65R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
718 -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
1984 -
Rear Tire Order Code
T77 T32
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
1984 -
Front Tire Size
P235/75R15XL P205/65R15
Trailering
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
300 175
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 1750
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
2725 -
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
6250 -
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2228 -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
6100 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
3800 -
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
1691 -
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
- 3326
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15.0 x 6.0 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
15.0 x 6.0 15 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15.0 x 6.0 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
13 11.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA -
Maximum Alternator Watts
1425 -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
650 540
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
95 130
Engine
Fuel System
MFI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
265 @ 2000 170 @ 3250
Engine Order Code
99Y 99U
Displacement
4.9L/300 3.0L/182
Engine Oil Cooler
NA -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
145 @ 3400 145 @ 5250
Engine Type
Gas I6 Gas V6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
15 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
19 29
Transmission
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA -
Trans Power Take Off
NA -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.69
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD,
Transfer Case Model
NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.90 2.77
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA -
Clutch Size (in)
11.0 NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.49 1.00
Trans Type
5 4
Trans PTO Access
NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.80 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA Electronic
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA -
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.41 2.26
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.25 1.54
Trans Order Code
44M 44L
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- 3.77
Summary
Vehicle Name
Ford F-150 Ford Taurus
Body Code
116.8" WB -
Body Style
Reg Cab 6.75' Styleside 4 Door Sedan G
Suspension
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
2.73 -
Axle Type - Front
Twin I-Beam -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
30.2 36
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
3400 -
Suspension Type - Rear
2-Stage Multi-Leaf Quadralink
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA 0.75
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA -
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
3800 -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
30.2 36
Axle Type - Rear
Ford Semi-Floating -
Suspension Type - Front
Coil Spring Indep MacPherson
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
NA 0.75
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
3800 -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
2725 -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
- w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
- w/Coil Springs
Frame
Frame Type
Ladder -
Vehicle
EPA Classification
- Mid-Size

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