1996 Ford Taurus Specifications

4-Door Sedan G
MSRP based on 4-Door Sedan G
 

Quick Specs

Gas Mileage 20 mpg City/29 mpg Hwy
Engine Gas V6, 3.0L
EPA Class Mid-Size
Style Name 4dr Sdn G
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity 6
Passenger Doors 4
Body Style 4dr Car

Dimensions

Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3326
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 6
Front Hip Room (in) 55.8
Front Leg Room (in) 42.6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 101.5
Second Head Room (in) 36.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.4
Second Hip Room (in) 56.3
Front Head Room (in) 39.2
Second Leg Room (in) 38.9
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase (in) 108.5
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.4
Height, Overall (in) 55.1
Length, Overall (in) 197.5
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.4
Track Width, Front (in) 61.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.0
Liftover Height (in) 24.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.8

Fuel Economy

Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.0
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29

Performance Specs

Engine
Engine Order Code 99U
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 170 @ 3250
Fuel System SEFI
Engine Type Gas V6
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 145 @ 5250
Displacement 3.0L/182
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.77
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD,
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.77
Trans Order Code 44L
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.54
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.26
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Trans Type 4
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Brakes
Brake Type Power
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA
Brake ABS System NA
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.8 x 1.0
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 8.9 x 1.5
Steering
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.0
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.96
Tires
Front Tire Order Code T32
Spare Tire Size T135/90R15
Front Tire Size P205/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code T32
Rear Tire Size P205/65R15
Spare Tire Order Code NA
Wheels
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 4.0
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front Indep MacPherson
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 36
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear Quadralink
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.75
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 36
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.75

Safety Features

Safety
Air Bag-Frontal-Driver Yes
Air Bag-Frontal-Passenger Yes
Air Bag-Passenger Switch (On/Off) No
Air Bag-Side Body-Front No
Air Bag-Side Body-Rear No
Air Bag-Side Head-Front No
Air Bag-Side Head-Rear No
Brakes-ABS No
Child Safety Rear Door Locks Yes
Daytime Running Lights No
Traction Control No
Night Vision No
Rollover Protection Bars No
Fog Lamps No
Parking Aid No
Tire Pressure Monitor No
Back-Up Camera No
Stability Control No

Other Specs

Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 540
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 175
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1750
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