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1998 Ford Taurus Comparisons

LX Wagon

General Pricing

Resale Value $18,445.00 $18,549.00 $18,290.00
Destination $550.00 $435.00 $395.00

Engines & Power

Standard Engine 3.0L V6 3.0L V6 2.3L I4
Horsepower 145 @ 5250 RPM 142 @ 5000 RPM 150 @ 5700 RPM
Torque 170 @ 3250 RPM 168 @ 2500 RPM 152 @ 4900 RPM
Valves 2 2 4
Displacement (cc) 2986 2972 2254
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.5 X 3.1 3.6 X 3.0 3.4 X 3.8
Compression Ratio 9.3:1 8.9:1 9.3:1

Fuel Economy

City (mpg) 19 17 25
Highway (mpg) 28 24 31

Exterior Dimensions & Weight

Curb Weight - Automatic (lb.) 3293.7 3071.0 2987.3
Wheelbase (in.) 108.5 106.3 106.9
Length (in.) 197.5 185.0 188.8
Width (in.) 73.0 69.7 70.3
Height (in.) 55.1 55.3 56.9
Track Front (in.) 61.6 59.6 61.2
Track Rear (in.) 61.4 59.1 60.4
Ground Clearance (in.) N/A N/A N/A

Interior Dimensions

Standard Seating 6 5 5
Front Headroom (in.) 39.2 38.5 40.0
Rear Headroom (in.) 36.2 37.7 37.6
Front Legroom (in.) 42.2 43.3 42.1
Rear Legroom (in.) 38.9 36.6 37.9
Front Shoulder Room (in.) 57.4 58.2 56.9
Rear Shoulder Room (in.) 56.6 56.4 56.1
Front Hip Room (in.) 55.8 57.9 54.9
Rear Hip Room (in.) 56.3 57.1 54.1

Payload & Towing

Passenger Volumn (cu. ft.) 101.0 101.3 101.7

Steering, Suspension & Brakes

Front Suspension strut strut wishbone
Rear Suspension strut multi-link wishbone
Tires 205/65R15 205/60R15 195/65R15

Anti-Theft & Locks

Power Door Locks N/A Std. Std.

Braking & Traction

4 Wheel Drive / All Wheel Drive front wheel drive front wheel drive front wheel drive
ABS Brakes (2 or 4 Wheel) N/A N/A N/A
Limited Slip Differential or Axle N/A N/A N/A
Vehicle Stability Control System N/A N/A N/A

Entertainment, Communication & Navigation

Radio AM/FM AM/FM AM/FM
Cassette Player N/A Yes Yes
CD Player N/A N/A N/A
CD Changer N/A N/A N/A
DVD Player N/A N/A N/A
Navigation Aid N/A N/A N/A

Interior

Cruise Control N/A Std. Std.
Tilt Steering Yes Yes Yes
Telescopic Steering Column N/A N/A N/A

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning

Air Conditioning Std. Std. Std.

Safety

Driver Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Front Side Airbag N/A N/A N/A
Passenger Side Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Rear Side Airbag N/A N/A N/A

Seats

Driver Multi-Adjustable Power Seat N/A N/A N/A

Roof

Sunroof / Moonroof N/A N/A N/A

Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

Power Windows Std. Std. Std.

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