Compare 2019 Ford Taurus vs 2019 Dodge Charger

2019 Ford Taurus
2019 Dodge Charger
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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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RWD SXT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
RWD SXT 19 30 $28,807 $29,220
RWD GT 19 30 $30,788 $31,495
AWD SXT 18 27 $32,494 $33,320
RWD R/T 16 25 $34,906 $35,995
RWD Scat Pack 15 24 $38,536 $39,995
RWD SRT Hellcat 13 22 $63,261 $65,545
Pricing
Invoice Price
$26,410
$28,807
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$27,800
$29,220
Monthly Payment Estimate
$463 / month
$487 / 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. Aging gracefully, the 2019 Dodge Charger can be a V-6 family sedan or a genuine American muscle car.
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Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
26 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Large Cars Large Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
56.3 56.2
Second Leg Room (in)
38.1 40.1
Front Head Room (in)
39 38.6
Second Hip Room (in)
55.8 56.1
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.9 59.5
Second Head Room (in)
37.8 36.6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.9 57.9
Front Leg Room (in)
41.9 41.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
102.2 104.7
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
76.2 75
Track Width, Front (in)
65.3 63.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.1 4.9
Length, Overall (in)
202.9 198.4
Height, Overall (in)
60.7 58.2
Track Width, Rear (in)
65.5 63.8
Wheelbase (in)
112.9 120.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
20.1 16.1
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.9 12.6
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 12.6
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19 18.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.5 37.7
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA TVW
Front Tire Size
P235/55HR18 P215/65TR17
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA TVW
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/55HR18 P215/65TR17
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 1000
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3917 3934
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5 17 X 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5 17 X 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
650 730
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 160
Engine
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
254 @ 4000 260 @ 4800
Engine Order Code
998-1 ERB-1
Displacement
3.5 L/213 3.6 L/220
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
288 @ 6500 292 @ 6350
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded V-6 Regular Unleaded V-6
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
21 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
26 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 19
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.41 1.67
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.48 4.71
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.77 2.62
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.84 2.11
Trans Type
6 8
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.28
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.88 3.29
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.87 3.14
Trans Order Code
44J DFT
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.67
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.84
Summary
Vehicle Name
Ford Taurus Dodge Charger
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Short And Long Arm
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Short And Long Arm
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.4 7.6
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