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2018 Ford Taurus
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$27,690
Starting Price (MSRP)
7.0
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2018 Toyota Avalon Hybrid
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$37,500
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8.3
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Overview

Engine
3.5-liter V6 Gas
Engine
2.5-liter Inline-4 Hybrid
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 18 MPG
Hwy: 27 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 40 MPG
Hwy: 39 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
19 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
17 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
20.1 ft³
Trunk Volume
14 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
3.5-liter V6 Gas
2.5-liter Inline-4 Hybrid
Horsepower
288 hp @ 6500 rpm
200 hp @ 5700 rpm
Torque
254 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
156 lb-ft @ 4500 rpm
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
39.5 ft
40 ft

Wheels

Front Wheel Size
18" x 7.5"
17" x 7"
Rear Wheel Size
18" x 7.5"
17" x 7"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
Strut
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Strut

Tires

Front Tire
P235/55HR18
P215/55VR17
Rear Tire
P235/55HR18
P215/55VR17
Spare Tire
Compact
Compact

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
21 MPG
40 MPG
City
18 MPG
40 MPG
Highway
27 MPG
39 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.4 Tons/yr
4.4 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
19 gallons
17 gallons
Cruising Range City
342 miles
680 miles
Cruising Range Highway
513 miles
663 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
202.9 in
195.3 in
Height
60.7 in
57.5 in
Max Width
76.2 in
72.2 in
Front Width
65.3 in
62.6 in
Rear Width
65.5 in
62.2 in
Wheelbase
112.9 in
111 in
Ground Clearance
5.1 in
5.5 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
41.9 in
42.1 in
Front Seat Headroom
39 in
37.6 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
57.9 in
58.2 in
Front Seat Hip Room
56.3 in
55.1 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
38.1 in
39.2 in
Rear Seat Headroom
37.8 in
37.9 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
56.9 in
57 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
55.8 in
54.6 in

Weight and Trailing

Curb Weight
3,917 lbs
3,638 lbs

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
20.1 ft³
14 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Blue Metallic
  • Ingot Silver Metallic
  • Magnetic Metallic
  • Oxford White
  • Shadow Black
  • White Gold Metallic
  • Blizzard Pearl
  • Celestial Silver Metallic
  • Cosmic Gray Mica
  • Creme Brulee Mica
  • Magnetic Gray Metallic
  • Midnight Black Metallic
  • Ooh La La Rouge Mica
  • Parisian Night Pearl
  • Sizzling Crimson Mica

Standard Interior Materials

N/A
  • Almond, Leather Seat Trim
  • Black, Leather Seat Trim
  • Light Gray, Leather Seat Trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Not Available
Standard
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Satellite Radio
Not Available
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

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

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Lane Departure Warning
Not Available
Standard
Lane Keeping Assist
Not Available
Standard
ABS
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

Overall Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Side Crash Rating
Rollover Rating

Airbags

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

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
2 Years / Unlimited Miles
Hybrid/Electric Components
N/A
8 Years / 100,000 Miles
Maintenance
N/A
2 Years / 25,000 Miles