Compare 2006 Ford Taurus vs 2006 Hyundai Azera

2006 Ford Taurus
2006 Hyundai Azera
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4-Door Sedan SE
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan SE 20 27 $19,400 $20,830
4-Door Sedan SEL 20 27 $21,127 $22,980
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4-Door Sedan SE
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan SE 18 27 $21,901 $24,335
4-Door Sedan Limited 18 27 $24,151 $26,835
Pricing
Invoice Price
$19,400
$21,901
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$20,830
$24,335
Monthly Payment Estimate
$347 / month
$406 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Large
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
38.1 38.2
Passenger Capacity
6 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.6 57.1
Front Leg Room (in)
42.2 43.7
Front Hip Room (in)
54.4 55.5
Second Leg Room (in)
38.3 38.2
Front Head Room (in)
40.0 40.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
103.9 106.9
Second Hip Room (in)
55.7 55.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.3 57.9
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.4 6.4
Length, Overall (in)
197.7 192.7
Height, Overall (in)
58.6 58.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.1 61.6
Wheelbase (in)
108.5 109.4
Liftover Height (in)
29.7 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.0 72.8
Track Width, Front (in)
61.6 62.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
16.9 16.6
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA 11.2 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
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)
10.9 x 1.0 11.9 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Brake ABS System
NA 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.0 19.8
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.0 16.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.7 37.4
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.68 3.20
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size
P215/60R16 P225/60HR16
Spare Tire Size
Compact P225/60HR16
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/60R16 P225/60HR16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1250 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
125 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3306 3629
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - 16 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x - TBD - 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x - TBD - 16 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
11.6 8.8
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System
SMPI MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
185 @ 3950 255 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
99U G6DA
Displacement
3.0L/182 3.8L/231
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
153 @ 5000 263 @ 6000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 18
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.54 2.09
Trans Order Code
44N NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.96 3.33
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 1.05
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.77 3.84
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.44
Trans Type
4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.73
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA Automatic w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.26 3.86
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Ford Taurus Hyundai Azera
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.81 1.06
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
MacPherson strut NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.73 0.67
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
MacPherson strut NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -

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