Compare 2019 Toyota Avalon vs 2019 Ford Taurus

2019 Toyota Avalon
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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
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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
Pricing
Invoice Price
$32,086
$26,410
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$35,650
$27,800
Monthly Payment Estimate
$594 / month
$463 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.0
4.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
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Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
32 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars Large Cars
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Volume (ft³)
104.3 102.2
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
Second Leg Room (in)
40.3 38.1
Front Head Room (in)
38.5 39
Second Hip Room (in)
54.8 55.8
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.3 57.9
Second Head Room (in)
37.9 37.8
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
56.5 60.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.6 65.5
Wheelbase (in)
113 112.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.8 76.2
Track Width, Front (in)
63 65.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.3 5.1
Length, Overall (in)
195.9 202.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
16.1 20.1
Brakes
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
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12 13.9
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14.5 19
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.7 39.5
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/55VR17 P235/55HR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P215/55VR17 P235/55HR18
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3560 3917
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5 18 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5 18 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
575 650
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
100 -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
267 @ 4700 254 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
NA 998-1
Displacement
3.5 L/211 3.5 L/213
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
301 @ 6600 288 @ 6500
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded V-6 Regular Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Port/Direct Injection Sequential MPI
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
26 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
32 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 18
Transmission
First Gear Ratio (:1)
5.52 4.48
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.80 -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.56 2.77
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.05 1.84
Trans Type
8 6
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.23 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.22 2.88
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.18 2.87
Trans Order Code
NA 44J
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.49 1.41
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.74
Summary
Vehicle Name
Toyota Avalon Ford Taurus
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.7 8.4
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
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2019 Toyota Avalon
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2019 Ford Taurus
  • 2019 Taurus on sale in small numbers
  • Up to $4,500 in factory cash
  • Lease from $269 for 36 months
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