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DSCOTY '08: Family Sedans
What is Dieselstation's Family Sedan of the year?
Chevrolet Malibu [ 11 ] ** [22.92%]
Dodge Avenger [ 1 ] ** [2.08%]
Ford Taurus/Mercury Sable [ 4 ] ** [8.33%]
Honda Accord Sedan [ 29 ] ** [60.42%]
Saturn Aura Green Line [ 3 ] ** [6.25%]
Total Votes: 48
  
clarkma5
post Feb 6 2008, 08:10 PM
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Chevrolet Malibu
Base MSRP:
$19,995
Available Engines: 2.4 liter DOHC 16-valve inline-4 with 169 HP and 160 ft.-lbs. of torque, 3.6 liter DOHC 24-valve V6 with 252 HP and 251 ft.-lbs. of torque, 2.4 liter DOHC 16-valve inline-4 with Hybrid system with 164 HP and 159 ft.-lbs. of torque.
Available Transmissions: 4-speed automatic (2.4 and Hybrid only) or 6-speed automatic transmission with manual shifting mode (V6 only)
Available Drivetrains: Front wheel drive
EPA Fuel Economy: 24 City/32 Highway (Hybrid), 22/30 (2.4), 17/26 (3.6)
Curb Weight: 3415-3649 lbs.







Dodge Avenger
Base MSRP:
$19,265
Available Engines: 2.4 liter DOHC 16-valve inline-4 with 173 HP and 166 ft.-lbs. of torque, 2.7 liter DOHC 24-valve V6 with 186 HP and 191 ft.-lbs. of torque, 3.5 liter SOHC 24-valve V6 with 235 HP and 232 ft.-lbs. of torque.
Available Transmissions: 4-speed automatic transmission (2.4 & 2.7 only) or 6-speed automatic transmission with manual shifting mode (3.5 only)
Available Drivetrains: Front wheel drive or All-wheel drive (R/T model only)
EPA Fuel Economy: 21 City/30 Highway (2.4), 19/27 (2.7), 16/26 (3.5 FWD), 15/24 (3.5 AWD)
Curb Weight: 3355-3738 lbs.







Ford Taurus/Mercury Sable
Base MSRP:
$23,485 (Taurus), $23,780 (Sable)
Available Engines: 3.5 liter DOHC 24-valve V6 with 263 HP and 249 ft.-lbs. of torque.
Available Transmissions: 6-speed automatic transmission
Available Drivetrains: Front wheel drive or All-wheel drive
EPA Fuel Economy: 18 City/28 Highway (FWD), 17/24 (AWD)
Curb Weight: 3643-3820 lbs.







Honda Accord Sedan
Base MSRP:
$20,360
Available Engines: 2.4 liter DOHC 16-valve inline-4 with 177 HP and 161 ft.-lbs. of torque (190/162 in EX models), 3.5 liter SOHC 24-valve V6 with Variable Cylinder Management and 268 HP and 248 ft.-lbs. of torque.
Available Transmissions: 5-speed manual (N/A on V6) or 5-speed automatic transmission (standard on V6)
Available Drivetrains: Front wheel drive
EPA Fuel Economy: 22 City/31 Highway (2.4 5MT), 21/31 (2.4 5AT), 19/29 (V6)
Curb Weight: 3230-3600 lbs.







Saturn Aura Green Line
Base MSRP:
$22,790
Available Engines: 2.4 liter DOHC 16-valve inline-4 with Hybrid system with 164 HP and 159 ft.-lbs. of torque.
Available Transmissions: 4-speed automatic
Available Drivetrains: Front wheel drive
EPA Fuel Economy: 24 City/32 Highway
Curb Weight: 3529 lbs.





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- clarkma5   DSCOTY '08: Family Sedans   Feb 6 2008, 08:10 PM
- - moethepaki   I voted for the Accord. Though its awful looking i...   Feb 7 2008, 01:37 AM
- - clarkma5   QUOTE(moethepaki @ Feb 7 2008, 01:37 AM) ...   Feb 7 2008, 01:42 AM
- - moethepaki   QUOTE(clarkma5 @ Feb 7 2008, 01:42 PM) Th...   Feb 7 2008, 01:43 AM
- - clarkma5   Ugh I find the Accord just revolting. Also, I app...   Feb 7 2008, 02:10 AM
- - moethepaki   QUOTE(clarkma5 @ Feb 7 2008, 02:10 PM) Al...   Feb 7 2008, 02:16 AM
- - Bjorn   Had to vote for the Aura...everything else was eit...   Feb 7 2008, 03:31 AM
- - pollard   voted Malibu looks better inside than accord do no...   Feb 7 2008, 08:21 AM
- - Bjorn   Just outta curiosity, is the Aura Greenline consid...   Feb 7 2008, 09:13 AM
- - clarkma5   QUOTE(Bjorn @ Feb 7 2008, 09:13 AM) Just ...   Feb 7 2008, 09:15 AM
- - UserDrew   Ford Execs hate the Taurus.   Feb 7 2008, 11:50 AM
- - Synesthesia   QUOTE(moethepaki @ Feb 7 2008, 05:16 AM) ...   Feb 7 2008, 01:15 PM
- - moethepaki   QUOTE(Synesthesia @ Feb 8 2008, 01:15 AM)...   Feb 7 2008, 02:35 PM
- - Razor   IMO the Accord is the coolest car here, winning ba...   Feb 7 2008, 02:59 PM
- - dukenukem   Accord is still the best FAMILY car here. Others h...   Feb 7 2008, 03:11 PM
- - UserDrew   I voted for the Aurora. A friend of mine drives a ...   Feb 7 2008, 10:30 PM
- - Clockwork   I voted for the malibu, not just for the car itsel...   Feb 8 2008, 05:25 PM
- - moethepaki   ^ Huh? The Malibu's visually appealing and the...   Feb 9 2008, 02:27 AM
- - slip   went with the accord. I honestly can't believ...   Feb 10 2008, 03:38 PM
- - Mr b00st   voted for the Accord, it's easily the best amo...   Feb 10 2008, 11:57 PM
- - b0mb3r   is this even a contest? accord all the way, follow...   Feb 11 2008, 06:56 PM
- - clarkma5   Just a reminder; this is the first poll that got p...   Feb 14 2008, 05:12 PM


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