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Ford Taurus X
2009 Ford Taurus X
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2010 Volkswagen Passat Wagon
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Overview

Engine
3.5-liter V6 Gas
Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 17 MPG
Hwy: 24 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 22 MPG
Hwy: 31 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
19 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
18.5 gallons
Seating Capacity
6 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
3.5-liter V6 Gas
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
263 hp @ 6250 rpm
200 hp @ 5100-6000 rpm
Torque
249 lb-ft @ 4500 rpm
207 lb-ft @ 1800-5000 rpm
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Electromechanical
Turning Diameter
40 ft
35.8 ft

Wheels

Front Wheel Size
17" x TBD
17" x 7.5"
Rear Wheel Size
17" x TBD
17" x 7.5"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Independent MacPherson Strut
Independent
Rear Suspension
Independent multilink
Independent

Tires

Front Tire
P215/65R17
P235/45HR17
Rear Tire
P215/65R17
P235/45HR17
Spare Tire
T135/90D17
N/A

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
19 MPG
25 MPG
City
17 MPG
22 MPG
Highway
24 MPG
31 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
N/A
7.5 Tons/yr
EPA rating
5
6

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
19 gallons
18.5 gallons
Cruising Range City
323 miles
407 miles
Cruising Range Highway
456 miles
573.5 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
200.3 in
188 in
Height
67.6 in
59.7 in
Max Width
74.9 in
71.7 in
Front Width
64.3 in
61.1 in
Rear Width
64.4 in
61.1 in
Wheelbase
112.9 in
106.7 in
Ground Clearance
N/A
5.2 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
6 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
40.8 in
41.4 in
Front Seat Headroom
39.4 in
38.3 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
58.5 in
55.7 in
Front Seat Hip Room
55.5 in
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
40.4 in
37.7 in
Rear Seat Headroom
39.7 in
38.6 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
58 in
54.6 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
56 in
N/A
Third Row Leg Room
33.4 in
N/A
Third Row Headroom
38.6 in
N/A
Third Row Shoulder Room
50.8 in
N/A
Third Row Hip Room
46.9 in
N/A

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
4,033 lbs
3,455 lbs

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
85.5 ft³
61.82 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
47 ft³
35.8 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
20.8 ft³
N/A

Colors and Materials

Standard Interior Materials

  • Camel, Cloth seat trim
  • Medium Light Stone, Cloth seat trim
  • Black, V-Tex leatherette seat trim
  • Classic gray, V-Tex leatherette seat trim
  • Cornsilk beige, V-Tex leatherette seat trim

Optional Interior Materials

  • Camel, Leather seat trim
  • Medium Light Stone, Leather seat trim
N/A

Features and Options

Infotainment

Bluetooth Connection
Optional
Standard
Satellite Radio
Optional
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
Entertainment System
Optional
Not Available
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Standard
Sun/Moonroof
Optional
Standard

Comfort

Navigation System
Not Available
Optional
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Power Liftgate
Standard
Not Available
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Climate Control
Optional
Standard
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Heated Front Seat(s)
Optional
Standard
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Optional
Not Available
Power Driver Seat
Standard
Standard
Power Passenger Seat
Optional
Not Available
Remote Engine Start
Optional
Not Available
Remote Trunk Release
Standard
Standard
Rear A/C
Optional
Not Available
Telematics
Optional
Not Available

Safety

Safety Features

Rear Parking Aid
Optional
Not Available
ABS
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Side 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
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Emissions
8 Years / 80,000 Miles
N/A
Roadside Assistance
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles