Ford Research & Buyers Guide

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Pricing
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MSRP $34,005$38,155$29,605$31,770
Invoice Price $31,299$35,035$27,339$29,263
Destination Charges $795$795$795$825
Capacities and Dimensions
General
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Body StyleFamily Sedan,SDNFamily Sedan,SDNFamily Sedan,SDNFamily Sedan,SDN
EPA ClassificationLARGELARGELARGEMIDSIZE
TurboNYNN
Drive Train
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City MPG17171718
Combined MPG20202021
Displacement (CC)3496349634963496
DrivelineAWDAWDAWDFWD
Final Drive Ratio3.392.772.773.16
Fuel Capacity (gal)19.019.019.019.0
Fuel SystemSEFIEFISEFISEFI
Fuel TypeGasGasGasGas
Gas Guzzler Tax$0$0$0$0
Highway MPG25252527
Horsepower @ RPM263@6250365@5500263@6250263@6250
RPM @ Peak Horsepower6250550062506250
Standard Transmission6 Speed Automatic6 Speed Automatic6 Speed Automatic6 Speed Automatic
Torque @ RPM249@4500350@3500249@4500249@4500
Transmission Speeds6666
Transmission TypeAAAA
Type of Engine3.5L V63.5L V63.5L V63.5L V6
Valves24242424
Exterior
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Crash Test Rating   5*/5*
Overall Height (in)60.760.760.760.7
Overall Length (in)202.9202.9202.9202.9
Overall Width (in)76.276.276.276.2
Wheelbase (in)112.9112.9112.9112.9
Interior - Cargo - Carrying
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Trunk Volume (cu ft)20.120.120.120.1
Interior - Passengers
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Headroom front (in)39.039.039.039.0
Headroom rear (in)37.837.837.837.8
Hip room front (in)56.356.356.356.3
Hip room rear (in)55.855.855.855.8
Leg room front (in)41.941.941.941.9
Leg room rear (in)38.138.138.138.1
Passenger Volume102102102108
Seating Capacity - Maximum5555
Seating capacity - Standard5555
Shoulder room front (in)57.957.957.957.9
Shoulder room rear (in)56.956.956.956.9
Suspension
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Front suspensionIndIndIndInd
Rear SuspensionIndIndIndInd
Track Front65.365.365.365.3
Track Rear65.565.565.565.5
Towing
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Tow Capacity (Maximum)1000100010001000
Tow Capacity Standard1000100010001000
Turning Radius
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Steering Diameter Left39.739.739.739.7
Steering Diameter Right39.739.739.739.7
Warranty
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Powertrain Miles60000600006000060000
Powertrain Time (Months)60606060
Rust Time (Months)60606060
Warranty - Basic Miles36000360003600036000
Features
Anti-Theft & Locks
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Child Safety Door Locks Located On Rear Doorsyesyesyesyes
Power Decklid Unlockyesyesyesno
Power Decklid Unlock Via Multi-Function Remotenononoyes
Power Door Locks Operated Via Remote and Key Padyesyesyesno
Power Door Locks Operated Via Remote and Keypad With Automatic Lockingnononoyes
Vehicle Anti-Theft Via Alarm and SecuriLock(R) Engine Immobilizer and Exterior Monitoringyesyesyesno
Vehicle Anti-Theft Via Alarm and SecuriLock(TM) Engine Immobilizernononoyes
Braking & Traction
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4-Wheel Anti-Lock Brakesyesyesyesyes
AdvanceTrac(R) Electronic Stability Control(R) (ESC) Vehicle Stability Control System Operated Via Engine Power Reduction, ABS and Traction Control Measures Steering Wheel Angle/Direction, Yaw Rate and Wheel Speednononoyes
AdvanceTrac(R) With Electronic Stability Control(R) (ESC) Vehicle Stability Control System Operated Via Engine Power Reduction, ABS and Traction Controlyesyesyesno
All-Wheel Driveyesyesyesno
Black Brake Calipersnoyesnono
Front Power Disc and Rear Power Disc Brakesyesyesyesyes
Hill Start Controlyesyesyesyes
Traction Controlyesyesyesno
Traction Control Controlled By ABS and Engine Managementnononoyes
Electrical
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1 Rear Power Outletyesyesyesyes
2 Front Power Outletsyesyesyesyes
Audio and Navigation Pre-Wiringyesyesyesyes
Batteryyesyesyesyes
Battery Saveryesyesyesno
Delayed Power Retentionnononoyes
Engines & Emissions
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3.5-Liter Duratec, 60-Degree V6, 24-Valve, DOHC, SEFI Engine; Front Mounted With Horsepower Of 263@6250, Torque Of 249@4500, Alloy Block and Alloy Cylinder Headsnononoyes
3.5-Liter Duratec, V6, 24-Valve, DOHC, SEFI Engine; Front Mounted With Horsepower Of 263@6250, Torque Of 249@4500, Alloy Block and Alloy Cylinder Headsyesnoyesno
EasyFuel(TM) Capless Fuelingyesyesyesyes
Roadside Assistance Warranty For 60000-Miles, 60-Monthsyesyesyesyes
Turbocharged 3.5-Liter Ecoboost(TM), V6, 24- Valve, DOHC, EFI Engine; Front Mounted With Horsepower Of 365@5500, Torque Of 350@3500, Alloy Block and Alloy Cylinder Headsnoyesnono
Turbochargersnoyesnono
ULEV Emissionsyesyesyesyes
Entertainment, Communication & Navigation
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AM/FM Radio With 6 Speakers Total; CD Player; MP3 Player; Sirius(R) Satellite Radio (Includes 6 Months Of Service, Not Available In Alaska or Hawaii)nonoyesno
AM/FM Radio With Premium Sound System and 7 Speakers Total; 6-Disc CD Changer; MP3 Player; Sirius(R) Satellite Radio (Includes 6 Months Of Service, Not Available In Alaska or Hawaii)yesyesnoyes
Front Auxiliary Audio Input Jackyesyesyesyes
Radio Antennayesyesyesyes
Real-Time Trafficnononoyes
Satellite Radio Antennanononoyes
SYNC(R) Telematics Includes Automatic Collision Notification, 911 Assist(TM) Emergency Response, Navigation, Traffic Information, Vehicle Diagnostics and Vehicle Service Reminders (Requires Paired Wireless Enabled Phone; 3-Year Subscription Included For Traffic, Directions and Information Services and Is Subject To Late Availability)yesyesnoyes
SYNC(R) Wireless Communication Access For Bluetooth(R) Enabled Devicesyesyesnoyes
Exterior, Design, Paint & Finish
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Chrome Dual Exhaust Pipesyesnoyesno
Chrome Located On Dual Split Exhaust Pipesnoyesnono
Chrome Located On Exhaust Pipesnononoyes
Front Air Damyesyesyesyes
Front and Rear Body Color Bumpersyesyesyesyes
GTDI Badgenoyesnono
Metallic Paint (If Selected)yesyesyesyes
Rear Spoilernoyesnono
SHO Badgenoyesnono
Exterior Lighting
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Automatic Headlights With Automatic On/Off and Time Delayyesyesyesyes
High Intensity Discharge Headlightsnoyesnono
Perimeter Lighting Located On Exterior Mirrors and Headlightsyesyesyesyes
Projector Beam Halogen Headlightsyesnoyesyes
Windshield Wiper Activated Headlightsyesyesyesyes
Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning
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Automatic Climate Controlyesyesyesyes
Interior Particle Air Filteryesyesyesyes
Rear Heating Ductsyesyesyesyes
Separate Driver/Front Passenger Climate Controlsyesyesyesyes
Instrumentation
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Audible Warnings Include Belt-Minder(R) Seatbelts Unfastenedyesyesyesyes
Clockyesyesyesno
Compassyesyesyesyes
Cruise Controlyesyesyesyes
Digital Clocknononoyes
Engine Start/Stop Buttonnoyesnono
Exterior Temperature Gaugeyesyesyesyes
Maintenance Interval Indicatoryesyesnoyes
Memory Adjustments For Driver Side Include Exterior Mirrors and Seatyesyesnoyes
MyKey(TM) Vehicle Speed and Audio Volume Limiternononoyes
Steering Wheel Mounted Controls For Audio, Cruise Control and Transmissionyesyesyesyes
SYNC(R) Voice Activated Controls For Navigation System, Phone, Audio and Bluetooth(R) Wireless Enabled Devicesyesyesnoyes
Tachometeryesyesyesyes
Tire Pressure Monitoryesyesyesyes
Trip Computeryesyesyesyes
Interior, Design, Decor & Floor Covering
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Alloy Located On Foot Pedalsnoyesnono
Carpet Located In Passenger Cabin and Trunkyesyesyesyes
Front Carpeted Floor Matsyesnoyesyes
Front Carpeted Floor Mats With SHO Badgenoyesnono
Leather and Wood Steering Wheelyesnonoyes
Leather Located On Shift Knobyesyesyesyes
Leather Steering Wheelnoyesyesno
Painted Trim Located On Doors, Center Floor Console and Instrument Panelnonoyesno
Rear Carpeted Floor Matsyesyesyesyes
Sill Plates Located On Front Doorsyesyesnoyes
Woodgrain Located On Doors, Center Floor Console and Instrument Panelyesnonoyes
Woven Alloy Located On Doors, Center Floor Console and Instrument Panelnoyesnono
Interior Lighting
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Ambient Lightingyesyesnoyes
Delayed Courtesy Lightsyesyesyesno
Front and Rear Map Lightsyesyesyesyes
Illuminated Entryyesyesyesyes
Remote Controls & Remote Releases
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Intelligent Access Card Keynoyesnono
Keyless Entry Operated Via Key Fob and SecuriCode(TM) Door Keypadyesyesyesyes
Multi-Function Remote Operates Anti-Theft, Door Lock/Unlock, Illuminated Entry, Perimeter Lighting and Trunkyesyesyesno
Multi-Function Remote Operates Anti-Theft, Door Lock/Unlock, Perimeter Lighting, Trunk and Illuminated Entrynononoyes
Remote Trunk Releaseyesyesyesno
Remote Trunk Release Located Inside Vehicle and On Multi-Function Remotenononoyes
Universal Garage Door Openeryesyesnoyes
Safety
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Crumple Zonesyesyesyesyes
Driver Airbag With Dual Stage Deploymentyesyesyesyes
Emergency Fuel Shut-Off Deviceyesyesyesno
Front and Rear 3-Point Seatbeltsyesyesyesno
Front and Rear Automatic Locking Retractorsyesyesyesno
Front and Rear Outboard 3-Point Seatbeltsnononoyes
Front Seatbelt Height Adjustersyesyesyesno
Front Side Airbagsyesyesyesyes
L A T C Hyesyesyesyes
MyKey(TM) Vehicle Speed and Audio Volume Limiteryesyesyesno
Passenger Airbag Cutoff Sensoryesyesyesno
Passenger Airbag Cutoff Sensor Activated By Weightnononoyes
Passenger Airbag With Dual Stage Deploymentyesyesyesyes
Personal Safety System(R) Includes Pretensioners With Force Limiters, Driver Airbag With Dual Stage Deployment, Passenger Airbag With Dual Stage Deployment, Driver and Passenger Seat Position Sensor and Crash Sensornononoyes
Personal Safety System(R) Includes Pretensioners With Force Limiters, Driver Airbag With Dual Stage Deployment, Passenger Airbag With Dual Stage Deployment, Driver Seat Position Sensor and Crash Sensoryesyesyesno
Pretensioners With Force Limitersyesyesyesyes
Rear 3-Point Center Seatbeltyesyesyesyes
Rear Electronic Parking Aid With Ultrasonic Sensors and Camerayesyesnoyes
Rollover Sensoryesyesyesyes
Safety Canopy(TM) Front and Rear Side Head Curtain Airbagsyesyesyesno
Safety Canopy(TM) Side Head Curtain Airbagsnononoyes
Side Guard Door Beamsyesyesyesyes
SOS Post Crash Alert System Crash Sensor Unlocks Doors, Turns On Flashers and Sounds Hornyesyesyesyes
SYNC(R) Crash Sensor Sends GPS Signal (Requires Paired Wireless Enabled Phone)yesyesnoyes
Trunk Anti-Trap Deviceyesyesyesyes
Seats
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Driver Manual Lumbar Supportnonoyesno
Driver Power Seat Adjusts 10 Ways Totalyesyesnoyes
Driver Power Seat Adjusts 6 Ways Totalnonoyesno
Front Dual Power Lumbar Supportyesyesnoyes
Front Dual Reclining Folding Bucket Seats, Passenger Side Manually Adjusts 2 Ways Total With Driver Adjustable Seat Height and Adjustable Headrestsnonoyesno
Front Dual Reclining Folding Bucket Seats With Adjustable Seat Height, Driver Power Memory and Adjustable Headrestsyesyesnoyes
Front Passenger Power Seat Adjusts 10 Ways Totalyesyesnoyes
Leather Seatsyesnonoyes
Leather Seats With Miko Suede Insertsnoyesnono
Rear 60/40 Split Folding Bench Seat With Outboard Integral Headrests, Adjustable Center Headrest and Fold-Down Center Armrestyesyesyesno
Rear 60/40 Split Folding Bench Seat With Outboard Integral Headrests, Adjustable Center Headrests and Fold-Down Armrestnononoyes
Theater Style Rear Seatingyesyesyesno
Upgraded Cloth Seatsnonoyesno
Steering
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Power Rack and Pinion Steeringnononoyes
Power Rack and Pinion Variable Assisted Steeringyesyesyesno
Telescopic Steering Wheelyesyesyesyes
Tilt Steering Columnyesyesyesyes
Storage
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4 Front and 4 Rear; 8 Cupholders Totalyesyesyesno
Cargo Area Tiedownsyesyesnono
Cargo Netyesyesnoyes
Front and Rear Cupholdersnononoyes
Front Covered Lower Console Storage Located On Flooryesyesyesyes
Front Door Mounted Storageyesyesyesyes
Front Dual Seatback Storage Pocketsyesyesyesyes
Lockable and Illuminated Gloveboxyesyesyesyes
Overhead Console Storageyesyesyesyes
Suspension
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Front Stabilizer Baryesyesyesyes
Independent MacPherson Strut Front Suspension With Springs and Shock Absorbersyesnoyesyes
Independent MacPherson Strut Front Suspension With Springs, Shock Absorbers and Sport Ride Typenoyesnono
Independent Multi-Link Rear Suspension With Coil Springs and Shock Absorbersnononoyes
Independent Multi-Link Rear Suspension With Springs and Shock Absorbersyesnoyesno
Independent Multi-Link Rear Suspension With Springs, Shock Absorbers and Sport Ride Typenoyesnono
Transmission
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6-Speed Electronically Controlled Manually Interactive Automatic Transmission With Overdriveyesyesyesyes
Selectshift(TM) Manually Interactive Automatic Transmissionyesyesyesyes
Wheels & Tires
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Chrome Alloy Wheels, 19-In.yesnonoyes
Painted Luster Nickel Alloy Wheels, 19-In.noyesnono
Painted Silver Sparkle Alloy Wheels, 18-In.nonoyesno
SBRP235/55HR18 BSW All-Season Tiresnonoyesno
SBRP255/45VR19 BSW All-Season Tiresyesyesnoyes
Windows, Mirrors & Wipers
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Dual Body Color Folding Power Adjustable Heated Exterior Rearview Mirrors With Driver Side Electrochromic and Memorynoyesnono
Dual Body Color Power Adjustable Heated Exterior Rearview Mirrorsnonoyesno
Dual Chrome Folding Power Adjustable Heated Exterior Rearview Mirrors With Driver Side Memoryyesnonoyes
Electrochromic Interior Rearview Mirroryesyesyesyes
Front Dual Illuminated Vanity Mirrorsyesyesyesyes
Front Dual Sunvisorsyesyesyesyes
Intermittent Windshield Wipersyesyesyesyes
Power Window Lockout/Overrideyesyesyesno
Power Windows With Driver One-Touch Up and One-Touch Downnonoyesno
Power Windows With One-Touch Up and One-Touch Downyesyesnoyes
Rear Window Defrosteryesyesyesyes
Tinted Glassyesyesyesyes
Standards and Options
Air Conditioning. Health, Ventilation
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Air Conditioning StandardStandardStandardStandard
Automatic Climate Control StandardStandardStandardStandard
Interior Pollen/Particle/Dust Air Filter StandardStandardStandardStandard
Rear Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning StandardStandardStandardStandard
Rear HVAC Ducts StandardStandardStandardStandard
Rear Seat HVAC Controls N/AN/AN/ANot listed
Entertainment, Communication, Navigation
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Cassette Player N/AN/AN/AN/A
CD Changer StandardStandardOptionStandard
CD Player StandardStandardStandardStandard
DVD Player OptionOptionN/AOption
Hands Free or Voice Activated Phone N/AN/AN/AN/A
Navigational Aid OptionOptionN/AOption
Radio StandardStandardStandardStandard
Second Row Sound Controls/Accessories N/AN/AN/ANot listed
Subwoofer N/AN/AN/ANot listed
Telematic Systems StandardStandardOptionStandard
Exterior
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Bodyside/Cab Step or Running Board N/AN/AN/AN/A
Bumper Step Up N/AN/AN/AN/A
Front Air Dam StandardStandardStandardStandard
Metallic Paint StandardStandardStandardStandard
Power Sliding Side Van Door N/AN/AN/AN/A
Power Trunk Lid N/AN/AN/AN/A
Rear Spoiler N/AStandardN/AN/A
Skid Plate or Underbody Protection N/AN/AN/AN/A
Splash or Mud Guards N/AN/AN/ANot listed
Wind Deflector or Buffer for Convertibles N/AN/AN/AN/A
Instrumentation
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Battery Gauge N/AN/AN/ANot listed
Clock StandardStandardStandardStandard
Compass StandardStandardStandardStandard
Cruise Control StandardStandardStandardStandard
Electroluminescent Instrumentation N/AN/AN/AN/A
Gauges StandardStandardStandardStandard
Inside Temperature Gauge N/AN/AN/AN/A
Intelligent Cruise Control OptionOptionN/AOption
Night Vision N/AN/AN/AN/A
Oil Gauge N/AN/AN/ANot listed
Outside Temperature Gauge StandardStandardStandardStandard
Service or Maintenance Interval Indicator StandardStandardOptionStandard
Steering Wheel Mounted Controls StandardStandardStandardStandard
Tachometer StandardStandardStandardStandard
Tire Inflation/Pressure Monitor StandardStandardStandardStandard
Trip Computer StandardStandardStandardStandard
Lighting
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Automatic Headlights StandardStandardStandardStandard
Cornering Lights N/AN/AN/AN/A
Daytime Running Lights Not listedNot listedNot listedNot listed
Fog Lights Not listedNot listedNot listedNot listed
Halogen Headlights StandardN/AStandardStandard
Headlight Washers N/AN/AN/AN/A
High Intensity Discharge Headlights N/AStandardN/AN/A
Windshield Wiper Activated Headlights StandardStandardStandardStandard
Roof
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Power Sunroof/Moonroof OptionOptionOptionOption
Removable/Convertible Top N/AN/AN/AN/A
Sunroof/Moonroof OptionOptionOptionOption
Tires and Wheels
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Alloy Wheels StandardStandardStandardStandard
Chrome Wheels StandardN/AN/AStandard
Exterior Rear Mounted Tire Carrier N/AN/AN/AN/A
Full Size Spare Tire Not listedNot listedNot listedNot listed
Interior Spare Tire for SUVs & Vans N/AN/AN/AN/A
Self Sealing/Run Flat Tires N/AN/AN/AN/A
Steel Wheels N/AN/AN/AN/A
Underbody Tire Carrier N/AN/AN/ANot listed
Windows/Mirrors/Wipers
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Exterior Auto Day/Night/Electrochromic Mirrir OptionStandardN/AOption
Glass Rear Window on Convertible N/AN/AN/AN/A
Heated Exterior Mirror StandardStandardStandardStandard
Heated Washer System N/AN/AN/AN/A
Heated Windshield Glass N/AN/AN/AN/A
Interior Auto Day/Night/Electrochromic Mirror StandardStandardStandardStandard
Interval Wipers StandardStandardStandardStandard
Oversize or Wide Angle Exterior Mirror N/AN/AN/AN/A
Power Adjustable Exterior Mirror StandardStandardStandardStandard
Power Backlight Window N/AN/AN/AN/A
Rain Sensing Wipers OptionOptionN/AOption
Rear Wiper N/AN/AN/AN/A
Sliding Rear Pickup Truck Window N/AN/AN/AN/A
Tinted Glass StandardStandardStandardStandard
Vehicle Speed Sensing Wiper Interval N/AN/AN/AN/A
Windshield Wiper De-Icer N/AN/AN/AN/A
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