Compare 2019 Ford Taurus vs 2019 Buick Lacrosse

2019 Ford Taurus
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FWD SE
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD SE 18 26 $26,410 $27,800
FWD SEL 18 26 $28,718 $30,230
AWD SEL 17 24 $30,475 $32,080
FWD Limited 18 26 $35,445 $37,310
AWD Limited 17 24 $37,202 $39,160
AWD SHO 16 24 $40,826 $42,975
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4-Door Sedan FWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan FWD 25 35 $29,481 $29,570
4-Door Sedan FWD Preferred 25 35 $32,390 $33,670
4-Door Sedan FWD Essence 25 35 $34,987 $36,370
4-Door Sedan FWD Premium 25 35 $37,200 $38,670
4-Door Sedan FWD Sport Touring 20 30 $37,873 $39,370
4-Door Sedan AWD Essence 20 29 $39,509 $41,070
4-Door Sedan AWD Premium 20 29 $41,818 $43,470
4-Door Sedan FWD Avenir 20 30 $43,164 $44,870
4-Door Sedan AWD Avenir 20 29 $45,281 $47,070
Pricing
Invoice Price
$26,410
$29,481
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$27,800
$29,570
Monthly Payment Estimate
$463 / month
$493 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
4.0
6.3
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2019 Ford Taurus is a dead car driving. Look closely at its rivals. The 2019 Buick LaCrosse is old-school luxury with a new-school hybrid battery bump. It's a quiet, comfortable sedan that doesn't make many mistakes.
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Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 25 mpg
Highway
26 mpg 35 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Large Cars Midsize Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.9 56.60
Front Leg Room (in)
41.9 42.00
Passenger Volume (ft³)
102.2 102.0
Front Hip Room (in)
56.3 54.80
Second Leg Room (in)
38.1 38.00
Front Head Room (in)
39 38.40
Second Hip Room (in)
55.8 55.10
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.9 57.70
Second Head Room (in)
37.8 37.20
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
60.7 57.50
Track Width, Rear (in)
65.5 63.10
Wheelbase (in)
112.9 114.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
76.2 73.50
Track Width, Front (in)
65.3 62.90
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.1 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
202.9 197.50
Liftover Height (in)
- NA
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
20.1 14.30
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.6 11.3 x - TBD -
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.9 11.8 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19 15.8
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.5 38.0
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Pwr
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- NA
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- - TBD -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- - TBD -
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/55HR18 P235/50R18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA R3X
Front Tire Size
P235/55HR18 P235/50R18
Spare Tire Size
Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA R3X
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3917 3490
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5 18 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5 18 x - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
650 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded V-6 Gas I4
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
254 @ 4000 187 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
998-1 LHN
Displacement
3.5 L/213 2.5L/- TBD -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
288 @ 6500 194 @ 6300
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 25
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
21 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
26 35
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.88 2.940
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.87 2.964
Trans Order Code
44J MNH
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.41 1.446
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74 0.746
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.48 4.584
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.77 2.64
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.84 1.912
Trans Type
6 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Clutch Size (in)
- NA
Ninth Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Ford Taurus Buick LaCrosse
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link NA
Suspension Type - Front
Strut MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- - TBD -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.4 6.1
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- NA
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- - TBD -
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
-
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
-
Overall Side Crash Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating Driver
-
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
-
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
-
Rollover Rating
-
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