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2013 Ford Taurus 2013 Dodge Charger 2013 Buick LaCrosse
     
4dr Sdn SE FWD
  • 4dr Sdn SE FWD
  • 4dr Sdn SEL FWD
  • 4dr Sdn SEL AWD
  • 4dr Sdn Limited FWD
  • 4dr Sdn Limited AWD
  • 4dr Sdn SHO AWD
4dr Sdn SE RWD
  • 4dr Sdn SE RWD
  • 4dr Sdn SXT RWD
  • 4dr Sdn SXT Plus RWD
  • 4dr Sdn RT RWD
  • 4dr Sdn RT Plus RWD
  • 4dr Sdn Road/Track RWD
  • 4dr Sdn RT Max RWD
  • 4dr Sdn SXT AWD
  • 4dr Sdn SXT Plus AWD
  • 4dr Sdn RT AWD
  • 4dr Sdn RT Plus AWD
  • 4dr Sdn RT Max AWD
  • 4dr Sdn SRT8 Super Bee RWD
  • 4dr Sdn SRT8 RWD
FWD Base
  • FWD Base
  • FWD Leather
  • FWD Premium 1
  • AWD Leather
  • FWD Premium 2
  • AWD Premium 1
  • FWD Touring

Prices

MSRP $26,700 $26,295 $31,660
Invoice $24,631 $25,292 $30,394
Avg. Paid $16,822 $19,221 $22,083

U.S. News Scores

Overall 8.0 7.7 8.5
Critics' Rating 7.9 8.3 8.8
Performance 7.7 8.2 8.2
Interior 8.0 7.9 8.2
Operating Cost 7.9 7.6 7.8
Safety 9.7 9.6 9.7
Reliability 3.5 2.5 4.0

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Huge trunk
  • Comfortable ride
  • Strong acceleration
  • Composed handling
  • eAssist model's great fuel economy
  • Comfortable ride
  • Handsome, well-built cabin
Cons
  • Difficult-to-use MyFord Touch infotainment system
  • Limited back-seat headroom
  • Low reliability rating for the class
  • Small trunk

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas V6 3.5L/213 Gas V6 3.6L/220 Gas/Electric I4 2.4/145
MPG 19 City / 29 Hwy 18 City / 27 Hwy 25 City / 36 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style Sedan Sedan Sedan

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 112.900 120.200 111.7
Length, Overall (in) 202.900 200.300 196.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 76.200 74.200 73.1
Height, Overall (in) 60.700 58.200 59.2

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Rear Spoiler Optional Standard

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4037 3961 3774

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front All-Season Standard Standard
Tires - Front Performance Optional Standard
Tires - Rear All-Season Standard Standard
Tires - Rear Performance Optional Standard
Compact Spare Tire Standard Optional
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Standard Standard Standard
Chrome Wheels Optional
Wheel Locks Optional

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard Standard
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard Standard
Keyless Start Standard
Front Reading Lamps Standard Standard
Rear Reading Lamps Standard Standard
Remote Engine Start Standard
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Optional Standard
Navigation from Telematics Standard
Trip Computer Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard
Front Floor Mats Standard Standard Standard
Keyless Entry Standard Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Optional Standard
Heated Mirrors Standard
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard Standard

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 5 5 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 102.200 104.700 100.0
Front Head Room (in) 39.000 38.600 38.0
Front Leg Room (in) 41.900 41.800 41.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.900 59.500 57.4
Front Hip Room (in) 56.300 56.200 55.2
Second Head Room (in) 37.800 37.900 37.3
Second Leg Room (in) 38.100 40.100 40.5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.900 57.700 56.0
Second Hip Room (in) 55.800 56.100 53.9
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 20.100 16.300 10.8

Entertainment

AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard Standard
MP3 Player Standard Standard Standard
Satellite Radio Optional Standard

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control Standard
Dual Zone A/C Standard Standard
A/C Standard Standard Standard
Rear A/C Standard

Navigation & Communication

Onboard Hands-Free Communications System Standard
Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Optional Standard

Seats

Cloth Seats Standard Standard Standard
Driver Lumbar Standard Standard
Passenger Lumbar Standard
Power Driver Seat Standard Standard Standard
Power Passenger Seat Standard Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Standard
2nd Row Bench Seat Standard Standard Standard
Bucket Seats Standard Standard Standard

Safety

Airbags

Driver Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Body Air Bag Optional

Brakes

4-Wheel ABS Standard Standard Standard
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard Standard Standard

Safety Features

Brake Assist Standard Standard
Electronic Stability Control Standard Standard Standard
Daytime Running Lights Standard Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard
Emergency Trunk Release Standard

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard
Rear Wheel Drive Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Optional Standard
V6 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard Optional
Turbocharged Optional
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6 Gas/Electric I4
Displacement 3.5L/213 3.6L/220 2.4/145
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 288 @ 6500 292 @ 6350 182 @ 6700
Torque (Net @ RPM) 254 @ 4000 260 @ 4800 172 @ 4900
Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift Automatic Automatic w/manual shift
Turning diameter 39.500 37.700 38.8

Fuel

Flexible Fuel Capability Standard Optional Optional
Hybrid Fuel Standard
Gasoline Fuel Optional Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 18 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 27 36
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.000 19.500 15.8

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Short-Long Arm MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-link 5-Link 4-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs

Transmission

Automatic Standard Standard Standard
Automatic Transmission w/Manual Mode Standard Standard Standard
5-Speed Automatic Standard
6-Speed Automatic Standard Standard
8-Speed Automatic Optional