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Engines & Power

Optima LX MT

Taurus SE FWD

Standard Engine 2.4L 200 hp I4 3.5L 288 hp V6
Horsepower 200 @ 6300 RPM 288 @ 6500 RPM
Torque (lb-ft) 186 @ 4250 RPM 254 @ 4000 RPM
Valves/Valve Configuration 16/DOHC 24/DOHC
Displacement (cc) 2359 3497
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.46 X 3.82 3.64 X 3.41
Compression Ratio 11.3:1 10.8:1
Fuel Type/System Gasoline/DI Gasoline/SEFI
Turbocharger No No
Supercharger No No

Transmissions

Optima LX MT

Taurus SE FWD

Standard Transmission 6-Speed Manual Overdrive 6-Speed Automatic Overdrive

Payload & Towing

Optima LX MT

Taurus SE FWD

Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 102.20 102.20
Cargo Volume (cu. ft.) 15.40 20.10
Standard Towing (lb.) No data 1000
Max Towing (lb.) No data 1000
Standard Payload (lb.) No data No data
Max Payload (lb.) No data No data
Standard GVWR (lb.) No data No data
Max GVWR (lb.) No data No data

Braking & Traction

Optima LX MT

Taurus SE FWD

4 Wheel Drive/All Wheel Drive N/A N/A
ABS Brakes (2 or 4 Wheel) Std. Std.
Automatic Load-Leveling N/A N/A
Electronic Brake Assistance Std. Std.
Limited Slip Differential or Axle N/A Std.
Locking Differential N/A N/A
Traction Control Std. Std.
Vehicle Stability Control System Std. Std.
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