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2012 Ford Taurus Model Comparison

SE Sedan

General Pricing

Resale Value $34,005.00 $26,630.00 $30,560.00
Destination $795.00 $995.00 $995.00

Engines & Power

Standard Engine 3.5L V6 4.6L V8 5.4L V8
Horsepower 263 @ 6250 RPM 225 @ 4800 RPM 255 @ 4500 RPM
Torque 249 @ 4500 RPM 286 @ 3500 RPM 350 @ 2500 RPM
Valves 4 2 2
Displacement (cc) 3496 4601 5409
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.6 X 3.5 3.6 X 3.5 3.6 X 4.2
Compression Ratio 10.3:1 9.4:1 9.1:1

Fuel Economy

City (mpg) 17 13 12
Highway (mpg) 26 17 16

Exterior Dimensions & Weight

Curb Weight - Automatic (lb.) 3930.8 5225.0 5403.5
Wheelbase (in.) 112.9 138.0 138.0
Length (in.) 202.9 216.7 216.7
Width (in.) 76.2 79.4 79.4
Height (in.) 60.7 81.2 83.7
Track Front (in.) 65.3 69.4 69.4
Track Rear (in.) 65.5 66.6 66.6
Ground Clearance (in.) N/A 7.0 7.0

Interior Dimensions

Standard Seating 5 2 2
Front Headroom (in.) 39.0 42.0 42.0
Rear Headroom (in.) 37.8 N/A N/A
Front Legroom (in.) 41.9 40.0 40.0
Rear Legroom (in.) 38.1 N/A N/A
Front Shoulder Room (in.) 57.9 68.1 68.1
Rear Shoulder Room (in.) 56.9 N/A N/A
Front Hip Room (in.) 56.3 65.5 65.5
Rear Hip Room (in.) 55.8 N/A N/A

Payload & Towing

Passenger Volumn (cu. ft.) 102.3 N/A N/A

Steering, Suspension & Brakes

Front Suspension strut other other
Rear Suspension multi-link beam beam
Tires 255/45R19 225/75R16 245/75R16

Anti-Theft & Locks

Power Door Locks Std. N/A N/A

Braking & Traction

4 Wheel Drive / All Wheel Drive 4x4 wheel drive rear wheel drive rear wheel drive
ABS Brakes (2 or 4 Wheel) Std. Std. Std.
Limited Slip Differential or Axle N/A N/A N/A
Vehicle Stability Control System Std. Std. Std.

Entertainment, Communication & Navigation

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

Interior

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

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning

Air Conditioning Std. Std. Std.

Safety

Driver Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Front Side Airbag Std. 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 Yes N/A N/A

Roof

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

Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

Power Windows Std. N/A N/A

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