General InformationTaurus SEAzera BaseAvalon XLECadenza Premium
MSRP$27,345$34,100$32,650$31,990
ClassFull-Size SedanFull-Size SedanFull-Size SedanFull-Size Sedan
BodystyleSedanSedanSedanSedan
Rating
Standard Standard Optional Optional
EnginesTaurus SEAzera BaseAvalon XLECadenza Premium
2.0-liter I4 turbo 240 hpOptionalNot AvailableNot AvailableNot Available
Mileage City/Hwy [mpg]20 / 29---------
3.3-liter V6 290 hpNot AvailableNot AvailableNot AvailableStandard
Mileage City/Hwy [mpg]---------20 / 28
3.3-liter V6 293 hpNot AvailableStandardNot AvailableNot Available
Mileage City/Hwy [mpg]---20 / 28------
3.5-liter V6 268 hpNot AvailableNot AvailableStandardNot Available
Mileage City/Hwy [mpg]------21 / 30---
3.5-liter V6 288 hpStandardNot AvailableNot AvailableNot Available
Mileage City/Hwy [mpg]18 / 27---------
Transmissions
6-speed automaticStandardStandardStandardNot Available
8-speed automaticNot AvailableNot AvailableNot AvailableStandard
Exterior DimensionsTaurus SEAzera BaseAvalon XLECadenza Premium
Length [in.]202.9193.7195.3195.7
Width [in.]76.273.272.273.6
Height [in.]60.757.957.557.9
Wheelbase [in.]112.9112.0111.0112.4
Front Track [in.]65.363.262.663.3
Rear Track [in.]65.563.362.263.6
Exterior Features
4 doorsStandardStandardStandardStandard
Fog LightsNot AvailableStandardNot AvailableStandard
Power Door MirrorsStandardStandardStandardStandard
Folding Door MirrorsStandardStandardStandardStandard
Heated Door MirrorsNot AvailableStandardStandardStandard
Rear LiftgateNot AvailableNot AvailableNot AvailableStandard
Interior DimensionsTaurus SEAzera BaseAvalon XLECadenza Premium
Passenger Vol. [cu-ft.]102.2107.0103.6107.8
Seating Cap.5555
Headroom Front [in.]39.040.338.540.2
Headroom Rear [in.]37.837.637.937.9
Legroom Front [in.]41.945.542.145.5
Legroom Rear [in.]38.136.839.237.2
Shoulderroom Front [in.]57.958.358.258.3
Shoulderroom Rear [in.]56.956.457.056.5
Hiproom Front [in.]56.354.655.156.5
Hiproom Rear [in.]55.854.254.656.3
Cargo Capacity [cu-ft.]20.116.316.016.0
Interior Features
Air ConditioningStandardStandardStandardStandard
Dual-Zone Air ConditioningNot AvailableStandardStandardStandard
Automatic Air ConditioningNot AvailableStandardStandardStandard
Adaptive Cruise ControlNot AvailableNot AvailableStandardNot Available
Cruise ControlStandardStandardStandardStandard
CupholdersStandardStandardStandardStandard
Refrigerated Glove BoxNot AvailableStandardNot AvailableNot Available
Navigation SystemNot AvailableStandardNot AvailableNot Available
Power WindowsStandardStandardStandardStandard
Rear Window DefoggerStandardStandardStandardStandard
Remote Keyless EntryStandardStandardStandardStandard
TachometerStandardStandardStandardStandard
Trip ComputerStandardStandardStandardStandard
Vehicle Information SystemStandardStandardNot AvailableStandard
Garage-door TransmitterNot AvailableStandardStandardNot Available
Cloth Seat-UpholsteryStandardNot AvailableNot AvailableNot Available
Leather Seat-UpholsteryNot AvailableStandardStandardStandard
Bucket Driver's SeatStandardStandardStandardStandard
Power Driver Seat AdjustmentsNot AvailableStandardStandardStandard
Heated Driver SeatNot AvailableStandardStandardStandard
Ventilated Driver SeatNot AvailableStandardNot AvailableNot Available
Memory Driver SeatNot AvailableStandardNot AvailableNot Available
Bucket Passenger SeatStandardStandardStandardStandard
Power Passenger Seat AdjustmentsNot AvailableStandardStandardStandard
Heated Passenger SeatNot AvailableStandardStandardStandard
Ventilated Passenger SeatNot AvailableStandardNot AvailableNot Available
10-way Front SeatNot AvailableStandardNot AvailableNot Available
8-way Front SeatStandardNot AvailableStandardStandard
4-way Passenger SeatNot AvailableNot AvailableStandardNot Available
8-way Passenger SeatStandardStandardNot AvailableStandard
Rear Bench SeatStandardStandardStandardStandard
Split-Folding Rear SeatStandardStandardNot AvailableNot Available
Heated Rear SeatNot AvailableStandardNot AvailableNot Available
RadioStandardStandardStandardStandard
CD-PlayerStandardStandardStandardNot Available
HD RadioNot AvailableStandardStandardNot Available
Satellite-radioNot AvailableStandardStandardStandard
Internet AccessStandardStandardNot AvailableNot Available
Wireless ConnectivityStandardStandardStandardStandard
14 SpeakersNot AvailableStandardNot AvailableNot Available
6 SpeakersStandardNot AvailableNot AvailableNot Available
8 SpeakersNot AvailableNot AvailableStandardStandard
Safety FeaturesTaurus SEAzera BaseAvalon XLECadenza Premium
Anti-lock BrakesStandardStandardStandardStandard
Brake AssistStandardStandardStandardStandard
Stability Control (ESC)StandardStandardStandardStandard
Front AirbagsStandardStandardStandardStandard
Front Side AirbagsStandardStandardStandardStandard
Side-Curtain AirbagsStandardStandardStandardStandard
Knee AirbagNot AvailableStandardStandardStandard
Rear Side AirbagsNot AvailableStandardStandardStandard
Front Anti-Whiplash Head RestraintsNot AvailableStandardNot AvailableNot Available
Traction ControlStandardStandardStandardStandard
Tire-pressure MonitorStandardStandardStandardStandard
Emergency Communication SystemStandardStandardNot AvailableNot Available
Technical Features
DrivelineFWDFWDFWDFWD
Day-time Running-lightsNot AvailableStandardNot AvailableStandard
LanedeparturewarningNot AvailableStandardStandardNot Available
Parking AssistStandardStandardStandardStandard
Security SystemNot AvailableStandardStandardStandard
Theft DeterrentStandardStandardStandardStandard
Tire-pressure MonitorStandardStandardStandardStandard
TrackerNot AvailableStandardNot AvailableNot Available
Weights & Capacities
Weight [lbs.]3,9173,6843,4613,633
GVWR [lbs.]---4,828---4,718
Coefficient of Drag------0.28---
Towing Capacity [lbs.]1,000---1,000---
Fuel Capacity [gal.]19.018.517.018.5
Steering
Power SteeringStandardStandardStandardStandard
Tilting Steering-WheelStandardStandardStandardStandard
Telescoping Steering-WheelStandardStandardStandardStandard
Suspension
Front MacPherson StrutsStandardStandardStandardNot Available
Rear Multi-LinkStandardStandardNot AvailableStandard
Rear MacPherson StrutsNot AvailableNot AvailableStandardNot Available
Tires
Front P215/55 VR17Not AvailableNot AvailableStandardNot Available
Front P235/55 HR18StandardNot AvailableNot AvailableNot Available
Front P245/45 VR18Not AvailableStandardNot AvailableStandard
Rear P215/55 VR17Not AvailableNot AvailableStandardNot Available
Rear P235/55 HR18StandardNot AvailableNot AvailableNot Available
Rear P245/45 VR18Not AvailableStandardNot AvailableStandard
Brakes
Front Vented Disc BrakesStandardStandardStandardStandard
Rear Disc BrakesStandardStandardStandardStandard