Ford Taurus vs. Toyota Prius

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Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book
$27,690
$23,475

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.62 / 5
78 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
288 hp
121 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
3.5L Ti
1.8L 4

Interior Features

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Optional

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls

Cruise Control

Cruise Control

Power Windows

Power Windows

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost

Driver Restriction Features

Driver Restriction Features

Power Steering

Power Steering

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.9 in.
42.3 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39 in.
39.4 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
38.1 in.
33.4 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.8 in.
37.4 in.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

MP3 Player

MP3 Player

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration

AUX Input

AUX Input

Standard Seat

Standard Seat

Exterior Features

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels
Aluminum

Tire Width

Tire Width
P235/55HR18
P195/65SR15

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
112.9 in.
106.3 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
39.5 ft.
33.5 ft.

Length

Length
202.9 in.
178.7 in.

Width

Width
76.2 in.
69.3 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
3917 lbs.
3075 lbs.

Horsepower

Horsepower
288 hp
121 hp

Torque

Torque
254 ft. lbs.
105 ft. lbs.

Maximum Tongue Weight

Maximum Tongue Weight
100 lbs.

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
4 Cylinder

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
Front Wheel Drive

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
19 gal.
11.3 gal.

Combined

Combined
23 mpg
52 mpg

City

City
18 mpg
54 mpg

Highway

Highway
27 mpg
50 mpg

Manual Mode

Manual Mode
Optional

Safety Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks

Stability Control

Stability Control

Traction Control

Traction Control

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Knee Airbag

Knee Airbag

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Ford Taurus
Toyota Prius

Body Style

Body Style
Sedan
Hatchback

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Large Cars
Mid-Size Cars

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
5
5

Passenger Volume

Passenger Volume
102.2 ft³.
93.1 ft³.

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
3917 lbs.
3075 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
21 mpg.
52 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
18 mpg.
54 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
27 mpg.
50 mpg.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
1000 lbs.
Gas/Electric I-4

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
100 lbs.
1.8 L/110

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
1000 lbs.
Sequential MPI

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
100 lbs.
1

Engine Order Code

Engine Order Code
998 - 998-1
CVT w/OD

Engine Type

Engine Type
Regular Unleaded V-6
4.11

Displacement

Displacement
3.5 L/213
3.4

Fuel System

Fuel System
Sequential MPI
Strut

Trans Order Code

Trans Order Code
44J
Double Wishbone

Trans Type

Trans Type
6
Strut

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD
Double Wishbone

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.48
P195/65SR15

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.87
P195/65SR15

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.84
15 X 6.5 in.

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.41
15 X 6.5 in.

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00
Aluminum

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74
Aluminum

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.88
Rack-Pinion

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.77
33.5 ft.

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
650
4-Wheel Disc

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.4
4-Wheel

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Strut
Yes

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link
Yes

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut
10 in.

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link
10.2 in.

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P235/55HR18
11.3 gal.

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P235/55HR18
39.4 in.

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
Compact
42.3 in.

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
18 X 7.5 in.
55 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
18 X 7.5 in.
53.4 in.

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
Compact in.
37.4 in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum
33.4 in.

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum
53 in.

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum
51.9 in.

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
106.3 in.

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
39.5 ft.
178.7 in.

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
69.3 in.

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
58.1 in.

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
60.2 in.

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
60.6 in.

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
13.9 in.
24.6 ft³.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
13.6 in.
Prius

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
19 gal.
Intermediate

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39 in.
Hatchback

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.9 in.
1.8

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
57.9 in.
DOHC

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
56.3 in.
aluminum

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.8 in.
4

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
38.1 in.
4