Compare 2003 Mitsubishi Galant vs 2003 Ford Taurus

2003 Mitsubishi Galant
2003 Ford Taurus
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4-Door Sedan 2.4L Automatic DE
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 2.4L Automatic DE 21 27 $16,738 $17,857
4-Door Sedan 2.4L Automatic ES 21 27 $17,362 $18,717
4-Door Sedan 3.0L Automatic ES 20 27 $18,669 $20,137
4-Door Sedan 2.4L Automatic LS 21 27 $19,771 $21,317
4-Door Sedan 3.0L Automatic LS 20 27 $21,656 $23,347
4-Door Sedan 3.0L Automatic GTZ 20 27 $22,853 $24,637
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4-Door Sedan FFV LX Standard
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan FFV LX Standard 19 27 $18,198 $19,630
4-Door Sedan LX Standard 20 28 $18,198 $19,630
4-Door Sedan FFV SE Standard 19 27 $18,475 $20,155
4-Door Sedan SE Standard 20 28 $18,475 $20,155
4-Door Sedan FFV SES Standard 19 27 $19,667 $21,480
4-Door Sedan SES Standard 20 28 $19,667 $21,480
4-Door Wagon FFV SE Standard 19 26 $19,959 $21,805
4-Door Wagon SE Standard 19 26 $19,959 $21,805
4-Door Sedan SES Deluxe 20 27 $20,657 $22,580
4-Door Wagon SE Premium 19 26 $21,251 $23,240
4-Door Sedan SEL Deluxe 20 27 $21,377 $23,380
4-Door Wagon SEL Deluxe 19 26 $21,602 $23,630
4-Door Sedan SEL Premium 20 27 $21,891 $23,950
Pricing
Invoice Price
$16,738
$18,198
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,857
$19,630
Monthly Payment Estimate
$298 / month
$327 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Midsize Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.2 56.6
Front Leg Room (in)
43.5 42.2
Front Hip Room (in)
52.4 54.5
Second Leg Room (in)
36.3 38.9
Passenger Volume (ft³)
97.6 104.7
Front Head Room (in)
39.9 40.0
Second Hip Room (in)
53.9 55.7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.5 57.3
Second Head Room (in)
37.7 38.1
Passenger Capacity
5 6
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
55.7 56.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.3 62.1
Wheelbase (in)
103.7 108.5
Liftover Height (in)
NA 26.0
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
68.5 73.0
Track Width, Front (in)
59.4 61.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.9 5.4
Length, Overall (in)
187.8 197.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.6 17.0
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA NA
Brake Type
Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
9.0 x 1.56 8.9 x 1.5
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.9 x 1.01 10.9 x 1.0
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System
NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.3 18.0
Steering
Steering Type
Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.15 2.68
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.8 17.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.1 39.7
Tires
Spare Tire Size
T125/70D15 T135/70D16
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P195/65R15 P215/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P195/65R15 P215/60R16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 125
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 1250
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3031 3336
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 16 x 6
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 16 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in)
15 x 4.0T 16 x 4
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.4 11.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
90 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System
MPFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
155 @ 4000 185 @ 3950
Engine Order Code
4G64 NA
Displacement
2.4L/143 CID 3.0L/182
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
140 @ 5500 155 @ 4900
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas/Ethanol V6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 19
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.84 2.77
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Type
4 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.48 2.26
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.53 1.54
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.04 3.77
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.71 0.69
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/OD
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Mitsubishi Galant Ford Taurus
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA .73
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.66 .81
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-link Quadralink

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