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Ford Taurus
2019 Ford Taurus
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$27,800
Starting Price (MSRP)
7.0
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Kia Cadenza
2020 Kia Cadenza
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$37,850
Starting Price (MSRP)
7.4
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Kia Optima
2020 Kia Optima
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$23,390
Starting Price (MSRP)
7.8
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Overview

Engine
3.5L V6 Gas
Engine
3.3L V6 Gas
Engine
2.4L Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 18 MPG
Hwy: 26 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 20 MPG
Hwy: 28 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 24 MPG
Hwy: 32 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
19 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
18.5 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
18.5 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
20.1 ft³
Trunk Volume
16 ft³
Trunk Volume
15.9 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
3.5L V6 Gas
3.3L V6 Gas
2.4L Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
288 hp @ 6500 rpm
290 hp @ 6400 rpm
185 hp @ 6000 rpm
Torque
254 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
253 lb-ft @ 5200 rpm
178 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
8-Speed Automatic
6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,917 lbs
3,799 lbs
3,230 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
21 MPG
23 MPG
27 MPG
City
18 MPG
20 MPG
24 MPG
Highway
26 MPG
28 MPG
32 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.4 Tons/yr
7.8 (Est) Tons/yr
6.6 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
19 gallons
18.5 gallons
18.5 gallons
Cruising Range City
342 miles
370 miles
444 miles
Cruising Range Highway
494 miles
518 miles
592 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
202.9 in
196.7 in
191.1 in
Height
60.7 in
57.9 in
57.7 in
Max Width
76.2 in
73.6 in
73.2 in
Front Width
65.3 in
63.3 in
63.5 in
Rear Width
65.5 in
63.6 in
63.8 in
Wheelbase
112.9 in
112.4 in
110.4 in
Ground Clearance
5.1 in
N/A
5.3 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
41.9 in
45.5 in
45.5 in
Front Seat Headroom
39 in
38.5 in
39.8 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
57.9 in
58.3 in
58.1 in
Front Seat Hip Room
56.3 in
56.5 in
56 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
38.1 in
37.2 in
35.6 in
Rear Seat Headroom
37.8 in
37.6 in
37.8 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
56.9 in
56.5 in
56.4 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
55.8 in
56.3 in
56 in

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
20.1 ft³
16 ft³
15.9 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
39.5 ft
37.2 ft
N/A

Wheels

Wheels Type
N/A
Aluminum Wheels
N/A
Front Wheel Size
18" x 7.5"
18" x 7.5"
16" x 6.5"
Rear Wheel Size
18" x 7.5"
18" x 7.5"
16" x 6.5"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
Strut
Strut
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P235/55HR18
P245/45VR18
P205/65HR16
Rear Tire
P235/55HR18
P245/45VR18
P205/65HR16
Spare Tire
Compact
Compact
N/A

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Agate Black
  • Blue Metallic
  • Ingot Silver Metallic
  • Magnetic Metallic
  • Oxford White
  • Aurora Black
  • Graphite Gray
  • Gravity Blue
  • Snow White Pearl
  • Ebony Black
  • Gravity Grey
  • Horizon Blue, Build Out: 11/30/2019
  • Sangria
  • Sparkling Silver

Optional Exterior Colors

N/A
N/A
Snow White Pearl

Standard Interior Materials

N/A
  • Black, Leather Seat Trim
  • Gray, Leather Seat Trim
  • Black, Cloth Seat Trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Standard
Hard Disk Drive Media Storage
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Satellite Radio
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Standard
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Premium Synthetic Seats
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Woodgrain Interior Trim
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Sun/Moonroof
Not Available
Standard
Not Available

Comfort

Navigation System
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Climate Control
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Hands-Free Liftgate
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Heated Front Seat(s)
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Power Driver Seat
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Power Passenger Seat
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Remote Trunk Release
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Keyless Start
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Telematics
Standard
Standard
Not Available

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Rear Parking Aid
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Blind Spot Monitor
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Lane Departure Warning
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Lane Keeping Assist
Not Available
Standard
Standard
ABS
Standard
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard
Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

Overall Rating
N/A
N/A
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A
N/A
Side Crash Rating
N/A
N/A
Rollover Rating
N/A
N/A

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Side Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Not Available

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
5 Years / 100,000 Miles
5 Years / 100,000 Miles
Drivetrain
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
10 Years / 100,000 Miles
10 Years / 100,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Maintenance
N/A
0 Years / 0 Miles
N/A
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