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 DoorsYesYesYesno
Power Decklid UnlockYesYesYesno
Power Decklid Unlock Via Multi-Function Remotenononono
Power Door Locks Operated Via Remote and Key PadYesYesYesno
Power Door Locks Operated Via Remote and Keypad With Automatic Lockingnononono
Vehicle Anti-Theft Via Alarm and SecuriLock(R) Engine Immobilizer and Exterior MonitoringYesYesYesno
Vehicle Anti-Theft Via Alarm and SecuriLock(TM) Engine Immobilizernononono
Braking & Traction
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4-Wheel Anti-Lock BrakesYesYesYesno
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 Speednononono
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 BrakesYesYesYesno
Hill Start ControlYesYesYesno
Traction ControlYesYesYesno
Traction Control Controlled By ABS and Engine Managementnononono
Electrical
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1 Rear Power OutletYesYesYesno
2 Front Power OutletsYesYesYesno
Audio and Navigation Pre-WiringYesYesYesno
BatteryYesYesYesno
Battery SaverYesYesYesno
Delayed Power Retentionnononono
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 Headsnononono
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 FuelingYesYesYesno
Roadside Assistance Warranty For 60000-Miles, 60-MonthsYesYesYesno
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 EmissionsYesYesYesno
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)YesYesnono
Front Auxiliary Audio Input JackYesYesYesno
Radio AntennaYesYesYesno
Real-Time Trafficnononono
Satellite Radio Antennanononono
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)YesYesnono
SYNC(R) Wireless Communication Access For Bluetooth(R) Enabled DevicesYesYesnono
Exterior, Design, Paint & Finish
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Chrome Dual Exhaust PipesYesnoYesno
Chrome Located On Dual Split Exhaust PipesnoYesnono
Chrome Located On Exhaust Pipesnononono
Front Air DamYesYesYesno
Front and Rear Body Color BumpersYesYesYesno
GTDI BadgenoYesnono
Metallic Paint (If Selected)YesYesYesno
Rear SpoilernoYesnono
SHO BadgenoYesnono
Exterior Lighting
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Automatic Headlights With Automatic On/Off and Time DelayYesYesYesno
High Intensity Discharge HeadlightsnoYesnono
Perimeter Lighting Located On Exterior Mirrors and HeadlightsYesYesYesno
Projector Beam Halogen HeadlightsYesnoYesno
Windshield Wiper Activated HeadlightsYesYesYesno
Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning
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Automatic Climate ControlYesYesYesno
Interior Particle Air FilterYesYesYesno
Rear Heating DuctsYesYesYesno
Separate Driver/Front Passenger Climate ControlsYesYesYesno
Instrumentation
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Audible Warnings Include Belt-Minder(R) Seatbelts UnfastenedYesYesYesno
ClockYesYesYesno
CompassYesYesYesno
Cruise ControlYesYesYesno
Digital Clocknononono
Engine Start/Stop ButtonnoYesnono
Exterior Temperature GaugeYesYesYesno
Maintenance Interval IndicatorYesYesnono
Memory Adjustments For Driver Side Include Exterior Mirrors and SeatYesYesnono
MyKey(TM) Vehicle Speed and Audio Volume Limiternononono
Steering Wheel Mounted Controls For Audio, Cruise Control and TransmissionYesYesYesno
SYNC(R) Voice Activated Controls For Navigation System, Phone, Audio and Bluetooth(R) Wireless Enabled DevicesYesYesnono
TachometerYesYesYesno
Tire Pressure MonitorYesYesYesno
Trip ComputerYesYesYesno
Interior, Design, Decor & Floor Covering
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Alloy Located On Foot PedalsnoYesnono
Carpet Located In Passenger Cabin and TrunkYesYesYesno
Front Carpeted Floor MatsYesnoYesno
Front Carpeted Floor Mats With SHO BadgenoYesnono
Leather and Wood Steering WheelYesnonono
Leather Located On Shift KnobYesYesYesno
Leather Steering WheelnoYesYesno
Painted Trim Located On Doors, Center Floor Console and Instrument PanelnonoYesno
Rear Carpeted Floor MatsYesYesYesno
Sill Plates Located On Front DoorsYesYesnono
Woodgrain Located On Doors, Center Floor Console and Instrument PanelYesnonono
Woven Alloy Located On Doors, Center Floor Console and Instrument PanelnoYesnono
Interior Lighting
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Ambient LightingYesYesnono
Delayed Courtesy LightsYesYesYesno
Front and Rear Map LightsYesYesYesno
Illuminated EntryYesYesYesno
Remote Controls & Remote Releases
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Intelligent Access Card KeynoYesnono
Keyless Entry Operated Via Key Fob and SecuriCode(TM) Door KeypadYesYesYesno
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 Entrynononono
Remote Trunk ReleaseYesYesYesno
Remote Trunk Release Located Inside Vehicle and On Multi-Function Remotenononono
Universal Garage Door OpenerYesYesnono
Safety
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Crumple ZonesYesYesYesno
Driver Airbag With Dual Stage DeploymentYesYesYesno
Emergency Fuel Shut-Off DeviceYesYesYesno
Front and Rear 3-Point SeatbeltsYesYesYesno
Front and Rear Automatic Locking RetractorsYesYesYesno
Front and Rear Outboard 3-Point Seatbeltsnononono
Front Seatbelt Height AdjustersYesYesYesno
Front Side AirbagsYesYesYesno
L A T C HYesYesYesno
MyKey(TM) Vehicle Speed and Audio Volume LimiterYesYesYesno
Passenger Airbag Cutoff SensorYesYesYesno
Passenger Airbag Cutoff Sensor Activated By Weightnononono
Passenger Airbag With Dual Stage DeploymentYesYesYesno
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 Sensornononono
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 LimitersYesYesYesno
Rear 3-Point Center SeatbeltYesYesYesno
Rear Electronic Parking Aid With Ultrasonic Sensors and CameraYesYesnono
Rollover SensorYesYesYesno
Safety Canopy(TM) Front and Rear Side Head Curtain AirbagsYesYesYesno
Safety Canopy(TM) Side Head Curtain Airbagsnononono
Side Guard Door BeamsYesYesYesno
SOS Post Crash Alert System Crash Sensor Unlocks Doors, Turns On Flashers and Sounds HornYesYesYesno
SYNC(R) Crash Sensor Sends GPS Signal (Requires Paired Wireless Enabled Phone)YesYesnono
Trunk Anti-Trap DeviceYesYesYesno
Seats
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Driver Manual Lumbar SupportnonoYesno
Driver Power Seat Adjusts 10 Ways TotalYesYesnono
Driver Power Seat Adjusts 6 Ways TotalnonoYesno
Front Dual Power Lumbar SupportYesYesnono
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 HeadrestsYesYesnono
Front Passenger Power Seat Adjusts 10 Ways TotalYesYesnono
Leather SeatsYesnonono
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 Armrestnononono
Theater Style Rear SeatingYesYesYesno
Upgraded Cloth SeatsnonoYesno
Steering
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Power Rack and Pinion Steeringnononono
Power Rack and Pinion Variable Assisted SteeringYesYesYesno
Telescopic Steering WheelYesYesYesno
Tilt Steering ColumnYesYesYesno
Storage
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4 Front and 4 Rear; 8 Cupholders TotalYesYesYesno
Cargo Area TiedownsYesYesnono
Cargo NetYesYesnono
Front and Rear Cupholdersnononono
Front Covered Lower Console Storage Located On FloorYesYesYesno
Front Door Mounted StorageYesYesYesno
Front Dual Seatback Storage PocketsYesYesYesno
Lockable and Illuminated GloveboxYesYesYesno
Overhead Console StorageYesYesYesno
Suspension
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Front Stabilizer BarYesYesYesno
Independent MacPherson Strut Front Suspension With Springs and Shock AbsorbersYesnoYesno
Independent MacPherson Strut Front Suspension With Springs, Shock Absorbers and Sport Ride TypenoYesnono
Independent Multi-Link Rear Suspension With Coil Springs and Shock Absorbersnononono
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 OverdriveYesYesYesno
Selectshift(TM) Manually Interactive Automatic TransmissionYesYesYesno
Wheels & Tires
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Chrome Alloy Wheels, 19-In.Yesnonono
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 TiresYesYesnono
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 MemoryYesnonono
Electrochromic Interior Rearview MirrorYesYesYesno
Front Dual Illuminated Vanity MirrorsYesYesYesno
Front Dual SunvisorsYesYesYesno
Intermittent Windshield WipersYesYesYesno
Power Window Lockout/OverrideYesYesYesno
Power Windows With Driver One-Touch Up and One-Touch DownnonoYesno
Power Windows With One-Touch Up and One-Touch DownYesYesnono
Rear Window DefrosterYesYesYesno
Tinted GlassYesYesYesno
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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