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Specs

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G 4dr Sedan G

Brakes

Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 8.9 x 1.5
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.8 x 1.0
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.1 x 0.5
Brake Type Power
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Brake ABS System
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.8

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.6

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 540
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 650

Engine

Engine Type Flex Fuel V6 (Gas/M85)
Engine Type Flex Fuel V6 (Ethanol)
Engine Type Gas V6
Displacement 3.0L/182
Fuel System SEFI
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM - TBD -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM - TBD -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 145 @ 5250
SAE Net Torque @ RPM - TBD -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM - TBD -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 170 @ 3250
Engine Order Code 991
Engine Order Code 992
Engine Order Code 99U

Exterior Dimensions

Wheelbase (in) 108.5
Liftover Height (in) 24.8
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.4
Track Width, Front (in) 61.6
Height, Overall (in) 55.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.0
Length, Overall (in) 197.5

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.0
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.0

Interior Dimensions

Passenger Volume (ft³) 101.5
Passenger Capacity 6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.4
Front Hip Room (in) 55.8
Front Head Room (in) 39.2
Second Leg Room (in) 38.9
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.6
Second Hip Room (in) 56.3
Passenger Capacity 8
Second Head Room (in) 36.2
Front Leg Room (in) 42.6

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) - TBD -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) - TBD -

Steering

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.0
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.0
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.96

Summary

Vehicle Name Ford Taurus
Body Style 4 Door Sedan G

Suspension

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.75
Suspension Type - Front Indep MacPherson
Suspension Type - Rear Quadralink
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 36
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 36
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.75

Tires

Spare Tire Size T135/90R15
Spare Tire Size P205/65R15
Rear Tire Size P205/65R15
Front Tire Size P205/65R15
Spare Tire Order Code
Spare Tire Order Code 508
Rear Tire Order Code T32
Rear Tire Order Code 64B
Front Tire Order Code T32
Front Tire Order Code 64B

Trailering

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 175
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1750

Transmission

Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.26
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.54
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.77
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD,
Trans Type 4
Trans Order Code 44L
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.77
Clutch Size (in)

Vehicle

EPA Classification Mid-Size

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3326

Wheels

Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0