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1996 Taurus LX Wagon Specs

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1996 Taurus LX Wagon Specs

Section Opened 1996 Taurus LX Wagon Performance Hide
2,966 cc 3 liters 60° V 6 front transverse engine with 89 mm bore, 80 mm stroke, 10 compression ratio, light alloy block, light alloy head, double overhead cam, automatic valve adjustment and four valves per cylinder
Unleaded fuel
Fuel consumption: EPA urban (mpg): 19 and country/highway (mpg): 27
Fuel economy EPA highway (mpg): 27 and EPA city (mpg): 19
Multi-point injection electronic fuel system
16 gallon main fuel tank
Power: 149 kW , 200 HP @ 5,750 rpm; 200 ft lb @ 4,500 rpm
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3.37:1 axle ratio
Four disc brakes including two ventilated discs
Immobilizer with anti-start code
Spacesaver steel rim internal spare wheel
Strut front suspension independent with stabilizer bar and coil springs , wishbone rear suspension independent with stabilizer bar and coil springs
Section Opened 1996 Taurus LX Wagon Exterior Hide
Body color medium body side molding
Body color impact absorbing front and rear bumpers
Chrome/bright trim around side windows
Coefficient of drag: 0.34
Driver and passenger power heated body color door mirrors
External dimensions: overall length (inches): 199.6, overall width (inches): 73, overall height (inches): 57.6, wheelbase (inches): 108.5, front track (inches): 61.6, rear track (inches): 61.8 and curb to curb turning circle (feet): 38
Single complex surface lens halogen bulb headlights
Heat reflective glass
Multi-coat gloss paint , multi-coat metallic paint
Swing-out rear window with defogger
Removable roof rails
Body color rear step
Tinted glass
Weights: gross vehicle weight rating (lbs) 4,687 and curb weight (lbs) 3,480
Two-speed windshield wipers with W/S wiper mist setting and variable intermittent wipe
Section Opened 1996 Taurus LX Wagon Interior Hide
CFC free liquid air conditioning
Power antenna
Illuminated front ashtray , rear ashtray
Stereo two-band audio system with AM/FM, cassette, automatic reverse, search/repeat, seek, scan, front/rear fader and tape logic deck
Automatic drive indicator on dashboard
Cargo area light
Cargo capacity: rear seat up; to lower window (cu ft): 38.4, rear seat down (cu ft): 81.3, all seats in place (cu ft): 38.4 and all seats removed (cu ft): 81.3
Illuminated front seats cigar lighter
Digital clock
Full dashboard console with open storage box , full floor console with covered storage box
Delayed/fade courtesy lights with four switches in footwell
Front seats cup holders
Door ajar warning
Door pockets/bins for driver seat and passenger seat
Floor covering: carpet in passenger compartment and carpet in load area
Driver and passenger front airbag
Bucket reclining electrically adjustable driver seat with fore/aft adjustment, height adjustment, lumbar adjustment and three adjustments , bucket reclining electrically adjustable passenger seat with fore/aft adjustment, lumbar adjustment and one adjustment
Height adjustable 3-point reel front seat belts on driver seat and passenger seat
Front seat center armrest with integral box
Lockable illuminated glove compartment with lid
Headlight control with time delay switch-off, dusk sensor and auto off with ignition
Height adjustable head restraints on front seats
Illuminated entry system on interior
Internal dimensions: front headroom (inches): 39.3, rear headroom (inches): 38.9, front hip room (inches): 55.8, rear hip room (inches): 56.2, front leg room (inches): 42.6, rear leg room (inches): 38.5, front shoulder room (inches): 57.4, rear shoulder room (inches): 56.6 and interior volume (cu ft): 104.5
Low fuel level warning
Low washer fluid level warning
Key power locks with internal switch
Vehicle speed proportional power steering
Front and rear power windows with door mounted switches
Front reading lights
3-point reel rear seat belts on driver side , 3-point reel rear seat belts on passenger side , lap static rear seat belts on center side
Three asymmetrical split bench front facing rear seats with zero adjustments
Rear view mirror
Electric remote trunk/hatch release
Front seat back storage
Seating: five seats
Cloth seat upholstery with additional cloth
Service interval indicator
Six upgraded speaker(s)
Plastic steering wheel with tilt adjustment
Tachometer
Illuminated driver and passenger vanity mirror with cover
Ventilation system with four fan speeds and micro filter
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