The Ford Taurus IV Estate is equipped with petrol which makes by 95 % more horsepower than the the engine of the Lancia, transforming the car to a much more dynamic character. It should be googd choice to those who want to experience thrill of drive a sports car.
The boot of the Ford Taurus IV is 667 l more spacious in comparison to the Lancia Lybra Estate. It is perceptible difference so, in this category the Ford will be a way more convenient. The larger the boot, the more luggage you can load.
Trunk capacity with seats down
The maximum velocity of the Ford Taurus IV Estate is higher as compared to this of the Lancia Lybra which allows to drive the same distance on the highway faster. The difference at the level of 25 kilometers per hour is little and is imperceptible in daily use.
Distance between two sides of a vehicle affects room in the cabin as well as stability on road. The width of the Ford Taurus IV Estate 3.0 i V6 201HP automatic is larger only by 120 mm in relation to the Lancia Lybra Estate and is not really relevant. The average for the „middle” segment is 1,764 mm and is by 5 percent smaller than the same attribute of the Ford Taurus IV.
The Lancia Lybra Estate loses with the Ford Taurus IV in the field of fuel tank capacity. The Ford Taurus IV Estate 3.0 i V6 201HP automatic is able to hold by 14 % more fuel in comparison to the Lancia.
The Ford Taurus IV Estate 3.0 i V6 201HP automatic has 6 % longer wheelbase than Lancia Lybra Estate 1.6 16V 103HP manual. Consequently the Ford is more safe and has a better stability. Besides, longer wheelbase affects convenient and more comfortable driving.
The Ford Taurus IV Estate 3.0 i V6 201HP automatic has 1,388 cc larger engine size when compared to the Lancia Lybra Estate. The difference is relatively large. As a result the Ford Taurus IV Estate should accelerate faster and be able to reach higher maximum speed. On the other hand bigger engine displacement usually results in worst fuel economy.
The Ford Taurus IV Estate 3.0 i V6 201HP automatic is 556 mm longer than the Lancia Lybra Estate 1.6 16V 103HP manual. Long cars have more interior space and usually provide bigger trunk. While the Ford Taurus IV Estate 3.0 i V6 201HP automatic seems to be better for families or persons who love the idea of convenient driving, the Lancia Lybra may be more appropriate to women because it will not cause problems with parking and will have smaller turning radius.
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gives more torque at lower RPM ranges due to
the power stroke coming from 2 sides of the crankshaft. This type of
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For a ride in the city, it is tempting to opt for an automatic but the choice of transmisison may have a considerable effect on fuel efficiency. Automatics may use about from 5 to 10% more than manuals.