Compare 2000 Ford Taurus vs 2000 Buick Regal

2000 Ford Taurus
2000 Buick Regal
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4-Door Sedan LX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan LX 19 29 $16,477 $17,885
4-Door Sedan SE 19 29 $17,232 $18,935
4-Door Sedan SES 19 29 $18,011 $19,810
4-Door Wagon SE 19 29 $18,260 $20,090
4-Door Sedan SEL 20 28 $19,146 $21,085
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4-Door Sedan LS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan LS 20 29 $20,848 $22,785
4-Door Sedan GS 18 27 $23,149 $25,300
Pricing
Invoice Price
$16,477
$20,848
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,885
$22,785
Monthly Payment Estimate
$298 / month
$380 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
19 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
38.9 36.9
Front Head Room (in)
40.0 39.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
104.7 101.8
Second Hip Room (in)
55.7 53.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.3 58.0
Second Head Room (in)
38.1 37.4
Passenger Capacity
5 6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.6 57.1
Front Leg Room (in)
42.2 42.4
Front Hip Room (in)
54.5 54.4
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
26.0 29.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.0 72.7
Track Width, Front (in)
61.6 62.0
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.4 5.7
Length, Overall (in)
197.6 196.2
Height, Overall (in)
57.8 56.6
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.1 61.3
Wheelbase (in)
108.5 109.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
17.0 16.7
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.9 x 1.0 10.8 x 1.3
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Brake ABS System
NA 4 Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA 10.9 x 0.4
Brake Type
Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
8.9 x 1.5 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.0 17.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.0 15.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.7 37.5
Steering Type
Power Rack & Pinion Variable-Effort Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.68 2.76
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P215/60R16 P215/70R15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P215/60R16 P215/70R15
Spare Tire Size
T135/70D16 T125/70D15
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
125 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1250 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3326 3439
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x 4 15 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6 15 x 6
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
11.6 10.2
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 690
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
115 102
Engine
Displacement
3.0L/181 3.8L/231
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
155 @ 4900 200 @ 5200
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System
SMPI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
185 @ 3950 225 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
99U L36
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
19 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 29
Transmission
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 2.39
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.54 1.57
Trans Order Code
44L NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.77 3.05
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 2.92
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Summary
Vehicle Name
Ford Taurus Buick Regal
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan LS
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
.73 0.55
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs Sport
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
.87 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
.81 1.18
Suspension Type - Rear
Quadralink Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs Sport
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
.87 32
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Independent

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