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Compare 2019 Toyota Avalon vs 2019 Ford Taurus

2019 Toyota Avalon
2019 Ford Taurus
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Hybrid Limited
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Avalon Hybrid Limited 43 43 $38,656 $42,950
Avalon Hybrid XLE 43 44 $32,986 $36,650
Avalon Hybrid XSE 43 43 $35,236 $39,150
Avalon Limited 22 31 $37,756 $41,950
Avalon Touring 22 31 $38,116 $42,350
Avalon XLE 22 32 $32,086 $35,650
Avalon XSE 22 31 $34,336 $38,150
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Limited AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Taurus Limited AWD 17 24 $37,202 $39,160
Taurus Limited FWD 18 26 $35,445 $37,310
Taurus SE FWD 18 26 $26,410 $27,800
Taurus SEL AWD 17 24 $30,475 $32,080
Taurus SEL FWD 18 26 $28,718 $30,230
Taurus SHO AWD 16 24 $40,826 $42,975
Pricing
Invoice Price
$38,656
$37,202
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$42,950
$39,160
Monthly Payment Estimate
$716 / month
$653 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.0
4.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2019 Toyota Avalon takes a hard right into sporty territory to take on rivals from Nissan and Chrysler. The 2019 Ford Taurus is a dead car driving. Look closely at its rivals.
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Fuel Economy
City
43 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
43 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars Large Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
40.4 38.1
Front Head Room (in)
37.4 39
Second Hip Room (in)
54.8 55.8
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.3 57.9
Second Head Room (in)
37.1 37.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
102.6 102.2
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.1 56.9
Front Leg Room (in)
42.1 41.9
Front Hip Room (in)
55.8 56.3
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.8 76.2
Track Width, Front (in)
62.3 65.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.3 5.1
Length, Overall (in)
195.9 202.9
Height, Overall (in)
56.5 60.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.6 65.5
Wheelbase (in)
113 112.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
16.1 20.1
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12 13.9
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)
11.1 13.6
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.2 19
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.7 39.5
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P235/45VR18 P255/45VR19
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/45VR18 P255/45VR19
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3715 4140
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 19 X 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 19 X 8
Engine
Engine Type
Gas/Electric I-4 Regular Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Port/Direct Injection Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
163 @ 3600 254 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
NA 998-1
Displacement
2.5 L/152 3.5 L/213
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
215 @ 5700 288 @ 6500
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
43 17
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
43 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
43 24
Transmission
Trans Order Code
NA 44J
Trans Description Cont.
CVT w/OD Automatic w/OD
Trans Type
1 6
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive All Wheel
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.84
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.00
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- 2.88
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- 2.87
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.41
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.74
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- 4.48
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- 3.39
Summary
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name
Toyota Avalon Ford Taurus
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
4.1 9.2
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- 100
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- 1000
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 650
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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