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2014 Ford Taurus 2015 Chevrolet Impala 2014 Chevrolet SS
 
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
LS
  • LS
  • 1LT
  • 2LT
  • 1LTZ
  • 2LTZ
  • LS CNG
  • 3LT CNG
4dr Sdn
  • 4dr Sdn

Prices

MSRP $26,780 $27,060 $43,475
Invoice $24,705 $26,113 $41,736
Avg. Paid N/A $26,905 $42,819

U.S. News Scores

Overall 7.8 8.9 8.6
Critics' Rating 7.7 9.2 8.8
Performance 7.4 8.6 9.5
Interior 7.7 8.7 7.8
Safety 9.7 9.4 N/A
Reliability 3.5 N/A 3.5

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Enormous trunk
  • Strong engine lineup
  • Robust V6 engine
  • Luxury car-like interior
  • Large trunk
  • Thrillingly powerful engine
  • Athletic handling
  • Fancy cabin with lots of features
Cons
  • Confusing infotainment system
  • Few standard features
  • Clumsy handling
  • Sluggish infotainment system
  • Subpar gas mileage among affordable large cars

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Regular Unleaded V-6 3.5 L/213 Gas I4 2.5L/- TBD - Gas V8 6.2L/376
MPG 19 City / 29 Hwy 22 City / 31 Hwy 14 City / 21 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style Sedan Sedan Sedan

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 112.9 111.70 114.80
Length, Overall (in) 202.9 201.30 195.50
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 76.2 73.00 74.70
Height, Overall (in) 60.7 58.90 57.90

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Sun/Moon Roof Optional
Power Tilt/Sliding Sunroof Optional
Rear Spoiler Optional Standard

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4035 - TBD - 3975

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front All-Season Standard
Tires - Front Performance Standard Standard
Tires - Rear All-Season Standard
Tires - Rear Performance Standard Standard
Compact Spare Tire Standard Standard
Full Size Spare Tire Optional
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Standard Optional Standard
Steel Wheels Standard
Wheel Covers Standard

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard
Back-Up Camera Standard
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Heads-Up Display Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard Standard
HID headlights Standard
Keyless Start Standard
Rear Parking Aid Optional Standard
Remote Engine Start Optional Standard
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard
Navigation from Telematics Standard Standard
Trip Computer Standard Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Rain Sensing Wipers Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Standard Standard Standard
Keyless Entry Standard Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Standard
Heated Mirrors Standard
Mirror Memory 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.) 102.2 105 112 (Est)
Front Head Room (in) 39 39.90 38.70
Front Leg Room (in) 41.9 45.80 42.30
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.9 57.90 59.10
Front Hip Room (in) 56.3 54.90 57.20
Second Head Room (in) 37.8 37.40 37.50
Second Leg Room (in) 38.1 39.80 39.70
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.9 56.90 59.00
Second Hip Room (in) 55.8 54.10 58.00
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 20.1 18.8 16.4

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 Standard Standard
Premium Sound System Standard

Heating & Cooling

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

Navigation & Communication

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

Seats

Cloth Seats Standard Standard
Leather Seats Optional
Cooled Driver Seat Standard
Heated Driver Seat Standard
Driver Lumbar Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Lumbar Standard
Seat Memory 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 Standard

Brakes

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

Safety Features

Brake Assist Standard Standard Standard
Electronic Stability Control Standard Standard Standard
Daytime Running Lights Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard
Blind Spot Monitor Standard
Lane Departure Warning Standard

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Locking Rear Differential Standard Standard
Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard
Rear Wheel Drive Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Optional Standard
V6 Cylinder Engine Standard
8 Cylinder Engine Standard
Turbocharged Optional
Engine Type Regular Unleaded V-6 Gas I4 Gas V8
Displacement 3.5 L/213 2.5L/- TBD - 6.2L/376
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 288 @ 6500 196 @ 6300 415 @ 5900
Torque (Net @ RPM) 254 @ 4000 186 @ 4400 415 @ 4600
Transmission Automatic w/OD Automatic Automatic w/Manual Shift
Turning diameter 39.7 - TBD - 37.4

Fuel

Flexible Fuel Capability Standard
Gasoline Fuel Optional Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 22 14
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 31 21
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19 18.5 18.8

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front Strut - TBD - Multi-Link MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link w/Coil Springs

Transmission

Automatic Standard Standard Standard
Automatic Transmission w/Manual Mode Standard Standard
6-Speed Automatic Standard Standard Standard