Compare 1997 Ford Taurus vs 1997 Honda Odyssey

1997 Ford Taurus
1997 Honda Odyssey
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4-Door Sedan G
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Taurus 4-Door Sedan G 20 28 $16,636 $17,995
Taurus 4-Door Sedan GL 20 28 $17,337 $18,985
Taurus 4-Door Sedan LX 19 28 $19,673 $21,610
Taurus 4-Door Sedan SHO 17 26 $23,990 $26,460
Taurus 4-Door Wgn GL 19 27 $18,414 $20,195
Taurus 4-Door Wgn LX 18 26 $20,656 $22,715
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5-Door 6-Passenger EX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Odyssey 5-Door 6-Passenger EX 21 26 $22,577 $25,550
Odyssey 5-Door 6-Passenger LX 21 26 $21,180 $23,970
Odyssey 5-Door 7-Passenger LX 21 26 $20,818 $23,560
Pricing
Invoice Price
$16,636
$22,577
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,995
$25,550
Monthly Payment Estimate
$300 / month
$426 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 21 mpg
Highway
28 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Mid-Size Station Wagon
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in)
42.2 40.7
Front Hip Room (in)
55.8 53.3
Second Leg Room (in)
38.9 40.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
101.0 151.2
Front Head Room (in)
39.2 38.9
Second Hip Room (in)
56.3 53.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.4 57.1
Second Head Room (in)
36.2 39.3
Passenger Capacity
6 6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.6 57.9
Third Shoulder Room (in)
- 47.6
Third Leg Room (in)
- 34.0
Third Hip Room (in)
- 40.9
Third Head Room (in)
- 37.5
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.4 60.8
Wheelbase (in)
108.5 111.4
Liftover Height (in)
24.8 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.0 70.6
Track Width, Front (in)
61.6 60.0
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.4 4.3
Length, Overall (in)
197.5 187.2
Height, Overall (in)
55.1 64.6
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
15.8 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
- 102.5
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
- - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- - TBD -
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA 11.1 x 0.39
Brake Type
Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
8.9 x 1.5 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.8 x 1.0 11.1 x 1.01
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Brake ABS System
NA 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.0 17.2
Steering
Steering Type
Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.96 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.0 16.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.0 37.6
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/65R15 P205/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code
T32 NA
Front Tire Size
P205/65R15 P205/65R15
Spare Tire Size
T135/70R15 Compact
Front Tire Order Code
T32 NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
125 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1250 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3329 3483
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 15 x 6
Front Wheel Material
Steel Alloy
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in)
15 x 4.0 - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Alloy
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
11.6 8.2
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 95
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
540 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
170 @ 3250 145 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
99U NA
Displacement
3.0L/182 2.2L/132
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
145 @ 5250 140 @ 5600
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System
SEFI PGM-FI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
28 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 21
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.77 2.736
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.081
Trans Type
4 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
Electronic Electronic
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.26 2.047
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.54 1.566
Trans Order Code
44L NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.77 4.428
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 0.731
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD, Automatic
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan G 5 Door Van
Vehicle Name
Ford Taurus Honda Odyssey
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
36 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Indep MacPherson Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.87 0.51
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
36 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.75 1.18
Suspension Type - Rear
Quadralink Double Wishbone

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