Compare 2019 Ford Taurus vs 2019 Toyota Avalon

2019 Ford Taurus
2019 Toyota Avalon
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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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XLE
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
XLE 22 32 $32,086 $35,650
Hybrid XLE 43 44 $32,986 $36,650
XSE 22 31 $34,336 $38,150
Hybrid XSE 43 43 $35,236 $39,150
Limited 22 31 $37,756 $41,950
Touring 22 31 $38,116 $42,350
Hybrid Limited 43 43 $38,656 $42,950
Pricing
Invoice Price
$26,410
$32,086
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$27,800
$35,650
Monthly Payment Estimate
$463 / month
$594 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
4.0
7.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2019 Ford Taurus is a dead car driving. Look closely at its rivals. The 2019 Toyota Avalon takes a hard right into sporty territory to take on rivals from Nissan and Chrysler.
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Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
26 mpg 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Large Cars Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
56.3 55.8
Second Leg Room (in)
38.1 40.3
Front Head Room (in)
39 38.5
Second Hip Room (in)
55.8 54.8
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.9 58.3
Second Head Room (in)
37.8 37.9
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.9 57.1
Front Leg Room (in)
41.9 42.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
102.2 104.3
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
76.2 72.8
Track Width, Front (in)
65.3 63
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.1 5.3
Length, Overall (in)
202.9 195.9
Height, Overall (in)
60.7 56.5
Track Width, Rear (in)
65.5 63.6
Wheelbase (in)
112.9 113
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
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 11.1
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19 14.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.5 37.7
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P235/55HR18 P215/55VR17
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/55HR18 P215/55VR17
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3917 3560
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5 17 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5 17 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
650 575
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 100
Engine
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Port/Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
254 @ 4000 267 @ 4700
Engine Order Code
998-1 NA
Displacement
3.5 L/213 3.5 L/211
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
288 @ 6500 301 @ 6600
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded V-6 Regular Unleaded V-6
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
21 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
26 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 22
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.41 1.49
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.48 5.52
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.77 2.56
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.84 2.05
Trans Type
6 8
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.23
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.88 4.22
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.87 3.18
Trans Order Code
44J NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.67
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.80
Summary
Vehicle Name
Ford Taurus Toyota Avalon
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
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 6.7
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