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Pricing

Optima LX MT

Taurus SE FWD

Base Retail Price (MSRP) $19,500 $25,555
Base Invoice Price $19,095 $23,685
Rebates/Incentives

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Blue Book® Suggested Retail Value Not Available $14,370 - $15,478
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Quick Facts

Optima LX MT

Taurus SE FWD

Standard Engine 2.4L 200 hp I4 3.5L 263 hp V6
Standard Transmission

6-Speed Manual Overdrive

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6-Speed Automatic Overdrive

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Fuel Economy (MPG) (city/highway) 24 / 35 18 / 28
Horsepower 200 @ 6300 RPM 263 @ 6250 RPM
Standard Seating 5 5

Photos

Optima LX MT

Taurus SE FWD

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Reviews

Optima LX MT

Taurus SE FWD

MSN Expert Rating (out of 10) 9.0(read reviews) 9.1(read reviews)
MSN User Rating (out of 10) 9.2(read reviews) 9.5(read reviews)
ConsumerReports.org® (out of 100) Not Rated Not Rated

Model Warranty

Optima LX MT

Taurus SE FWD

Basic (mo.) 60 36
Basic (mi.) 60,000 36,000
Powertrain (mo.) 120 60
Powertrain (mi.) 100,000 60,000
Rust (mo.) 60 60
Rust (mi.) 100,000 Unlimited
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