Compare 1998 Ford Taurus vs 1998 Toyota Camry

1998 Ford Taurus
1998 Toyota Camry
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4-Door Sedan LX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Taurus 4-Door Sedan LX 19 28 $17,055 $18,445
Taurus 4-Door Sedan SE 19 28 $17,833 $19,525
Taurus 4-Door Sedan SE Comfort 18 27 $17,833 $19,525
Taurus 4-Door Sedan SHO 17 25 $26,265 $29,000
Taurus 4-Door Wgn SE 19 28 $19,399 $21,285
Taurus 4-Door Wgn SE Comfort 18 27 $19,399 $21,285
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4-Door Sedan CE Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Camry 4-Door Sedan CE Automatic 23 30 $15,712 $17,738
Camry 4-Door Sedan CE Manual 23 32 $15,003 $16,938
Camry 4-Door Sedan CE V6 Manual 20 28 $17,563 $19,828
Camry 4-Door Sedan LE Automatic 23 30 $17,699 $20,218
Camry 4-Door Sedan LE V6 Automatic 19 27 $19,748 $22,558
Camry 4-Door Sedan XLE Automatic 23 30 $19,810 $22,628
Camry 4-Door Sedan XLE V6 Automatic 19 27 $21,771 $24,868
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,055
$15,712
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,445
$17,738
Monthly Payment Estimate
$307 / month
$296 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
19 mpg 23 mpg
Highway
28 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Midsize Car Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
38.9 35.5
Front Head Room (in)
39.2 38.6
Passenger Volume (ft³)
101.0 96.9
Second Hip Room (in)
56.3 54.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.4 56.2
Second Head Room (in)
36.2 37.0
Passenger Capacity
6 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.6 56.1
Front Leg Room (in)
42.2 43.4
Front Hip Room (in)
55.8 54.0
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
24.8 24.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.0 70.1
Track Width, Front (in)
61.6 60.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.4 5.1
Length, Overall (in)
197.5 188.4
Height, Overall (in)
55.1 55.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.4 59.8
Wheelbase (in)
108.5 105.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
15.8 14.1
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.8 x 1.00 10.0 x 1.1
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System
NA 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)
8.9 x 1.5 9.0 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.0 18.5
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.96 3.1
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 37.7
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.9 17.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.0 36.1
Steering Type
Power Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P205/65R15 P195/70R14
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P205/65R15 P195/70R14
Spare Tire Size
T135/70R15 P195/70R14
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
125 N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1250 N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3294 3043
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 14 x 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
15 x 4.0 14 x 5.5
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 14 x 5.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
11.6 7.3
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
540 582
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 80
Engine
Displacement
3.0L/182 2.2L/132
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
145 @ 5250 133 @ 5200
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas 4-Cyl
Fuel System
SEFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
170 @ 3250 147 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
99U NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
19 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
28 30
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
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 3.73
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.54 1.55
Trans Order Code
44L NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.77 3.73
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 0.71
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.77 2.81
Summary
Vehicle Name
Ford Taurus Toyota Camry
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.71 0.63
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
36 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.75 0.67
Suspension Type - Rear
Quadralink MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
36 32
Suspension Type - Front
Indep MacPherson MacPherson Strut

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