Compare 2019 Ford Taurus vs 2019 Chevrolet Impala

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 LS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan LS 22 30 $26,955 $28,020
4-Door Sedan LT 22 30 $29,360 $30,520
4-Door Sedan Premier 19 28 $35,324 $36,720
Pricing
Invoice Price
$26,410
$26,955
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$27,800
$28,020
Monthly Payment Estimate
$463 / month
$467 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
4.0
5.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2019 Ford Taurus is a dead car driving. Look closely at its rivals. The 2019 Chevrolet Impala does big car hauling with sports car design flair.
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Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
26 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Large Cars Large Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
38.1 39.80
Front Head Room (in)
39 39.90
Second Hip Room (in)
55.8 54.10
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.9 57.90
Second Head Room (in)
37.8 37.40
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.9 56.90
Front Leg Room (in)
41.9 45.80
Passenger Volume (ft³)
102.2 105
Front Hip Room (in)
56.3 54.90
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
65.3 62.20
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.1 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
202.9 201.30
Height, Overall (in)
60.7 58.90
Track Width, Rear (in)
65.5 62.00
Wheelbase (in)
112.9 111.70
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
76.2 73.00
Liftover Height (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
20.1 18.8
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.9 12.6 x 1.2
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.6 12.4 x 0.9
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19 18.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.5 38.8
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Electric Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- 15.2
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- 2.73
Tires
Front Tire Size
P235/55HR18 P235/50R18
Spare Tire Size
Compact T125/70R17
Front Tire Order Code
NA QGK
Spare Tire Order Code
NA QCL
Rear Tire Size
P235/55HR18 P235/50R18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA QGK
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 100
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 1000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3917 - TBD -
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact 17 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5 18 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5 18 x - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
650 800
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 150
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
254 @ 4000 191 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
998-1 LCV
Displacement
3.5 L/213 2.5L/150
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
288 @ 6500 197 @ 6300
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded V-6 Gas I4
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Direct Injection
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
26 30 (2018)
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 22 (2018)
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
21 25 (2018)
Transmission
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74 0.75
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.48 4.58
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.77 3.23
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.84 1.91
Trans Type
6 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.88 2.94
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.87 2.96
Trans Order Code
44J MHG
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.41 1.45
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic
Clutch Size (in)
- NA
Summary
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name
Ford Taurus Chevrolet Impala
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
Strut MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut NA
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- N/A
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- 1.1
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- N/A
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- - TBD -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.4 7.1 (2018)
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- 7.5
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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