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2008 Ford Taurus Comparisons

SEL Sedan

General Pricing

Resale Value $25,485.00 $25,675.00 $25,855.00
Destination $800.00 $650.00 $725.00

Engines & Power

Standard Engine 3.5L V6 3.6L V6 3.8L V6
Horsepower 263 @ 6250 RPM 252 @ 6300 RPM 264 @ 6000 RPM
Torque 249 @ 4500 RPM 251 @ 3200 RPM 260 @ 4500 RPM
Valves 4 4 4
Displacement (cc) 3496 3564 3778
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.6 X 3.5 3.7 X 3.4 3.8 X 3.4
Compression Ratio 10.3:1 10.2:1 10.4:1

Fuel Economy

City (mpg) 17 17 17
Highway (mpg) 24 26 24

Exterior Dimensions & Weight

Curb Weight - Automatic (lb.) 3930.8 3646.4 3769.9
Wheelbase (in.) 112.9 112.3 110.2
Length (in.) 200.4 190.9 196.9
Width (in.) 74.5 70.3 72.8
Height (in.) 61.5 57.6 58.5
Track Front (in.) 64.6 59.9 62.4
Track Rear (in.) 65.0 60.3 62.6
Ground Clearance (in.) N/A N/A N/A

Interior Dimensions

Standard Seating 5 5 5
Front Headroom (in.) 39.4 39.4 40.0
Rear Headroom (in.) 38.7 37.4 38.2
Front Legroom (in.) 41.3 42.2 44.5
Rear Legroom (in.) 41.3 37.6 36.8
Front Shoulder Room (in.) 57.8 55.9 58.1
Rear Shoulder Room (in.) 57.5 54.0 57.5
Front Hip Room (in.) 53.7 53.0 55.2
Rear Hip Room (in.) 53.7 52.2 54.6

Payload & Towing

Passenger Volumn (cu. ft.) 108.0 N/A 106.0

Steering, Suspension & Brakes

Front Suspension strut strut wishbone
Rear Suspension multi-link multi-link multi-link
Tires 215/60R17 225/50R18 225/60R16

Anti-Theft & Locks

Power Door Locks Std. Std. Std.

Braking & Traction

4 Wheel Drive / All Wheel Drive 4x4 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 Std. N/A N/A
Vehicle Stability Control System N/A Std. N/A

Entertainment, Communication & Navigation

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

Interior

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

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning

Air Conditioning Std. Std. Std.

Safety

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

Seats

Driver Multi-Adjustable Power Seat Yes Yes Yes

Roof

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

Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

Power Windows Std. Std. Std.

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