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SPECIFICATIONS & FEATURES
TRIM
MSRP
Ford Taurus SEL $23,635
Ford Taurus SEL AWD $25,485
Ford Taurus Limited $27,620
Ford Taurus Limited AWD $29,470
ENGINE
Type:
3,496cc V6; aluminum block and heads
Valvetrain: DOHC 4-valves/cyl.
Power [hp at rpm]: 263 at 6,250
Torque [lb-ft at rpm]: 249 at 4,500
Bore & Stroke [mm]: 92.5 x 88.7
Compression Ratio: 10.3:1
Redline: 6,700
Mileage City / Hwy [mpg]: 17 - 18 (FWD) / 24 - 28 (FWD)
 
TRANSMISSION
Type:
6-speed automatic
Ratios: 4.48, 2.87, 1.84, 1.41, 1.00, 0.74
Final Drive: 3.16 (FWD); 2.77 (AWD)
 
LAYOUT
Engine position:
Front-engine
Driveline:
All-wheel-drive
 
SUSPENSION
Front:
MacPherson struts; coil springs, anti-roll bar
Rear:
Multi-link; coil springs, anti-roll bar
 
BRAKES
Front:
power-assisted discs
Rear:
power-assisted discs
 
WEIGHT & CAPACITIES
Curb weight [lbs]:
3,930
Max. towing capacity [lbs]: 1,000
Fuel Capacity [gal.]: 20.0
 
STEERING
Type:
Rack & Pinion; power-assist
Turning Circle [ft.]
41.0
 
STANDARD TECHNICAL FEATURES
  • 225/55 R18 all-season tires
  • Halogen headlights
  • Low emission vehicle (LEV)
  • Security system
  • Spare wheel
  • Theft-deterrent system
  • Tire Pressure Monitor System (TPMS)
EXTERIOR DIMENSIONS
Length [in.]:
201.8
Width [in.]:
74.5
Height [in.]:
61.5
Wheelbase [in.]: 112.9
Front Track [in.]: 64.3
Rear Track [in.]: 64.4
 
STANDARD EXTERIOR FEATURES
  • 4 doors
  • Body color front and rear bumper
  • Chrome door handles, exhaust tip and grille
  • Fog lights in front
  • Power remote, heated and folding left door mirror
  • Power remote, heated and folding right door mirror
  • Variable intermittent wipers
INTERIOR DIMENSIONS
Pass. Vol. [cu-ft]:
108.0
Seating Capacity:
5
 
Front Headroom [in.]:
39.6
Rear Headroom [in.]: 38.8
 
Front Legroom [in.]:
41.3
Rear Legroom [in.]: 41.2
 
Front Shoulderroom [in.]:
57.8
Rear Shoulderroom [in.]: 57.6
 
Front Hiproom [in.]:
53.7
Rear Hiproom [in.]: 53.6
 
Cargo Cap. [cu-ft]:
21.2
 
STANDARD INTERIOR FEATURES
  • 3 12V power outlets
  • 4-way part-power, heated flat-folding front passenger bucket seat
  • 8-way power, heated driver bucket seat with memory
  • AM/FM radio with seek/scan, amplifier, RDS, digital signal processor, MP3 capability, voice activation, 6-disc in-dash CD-changer and 7 speakers
  • Auto-dimming rear-view mirror
  • Auto-locking doors
  • Cargo area carpeting, light and net
  • Carpeted front and rear floor mats
  • Clock
  • Compass
  • Cruise control
  • Cupholders in front and rear
  • Door bins in front and rear
  • Driver footrest
  • Dual-zone automatic air conditioning
  • External temperature display
  • Floor carpeting
  • Front seat center console with armrest and storage
  • Full cloth headliner
  • Illuminated entry
  • Illuminated visor vanity mirrors in front
  • Keyfob remote keyless entry
  • Leather seat-upholstery
  • Leather steering-wheel and shift knob
  • Lockable glove box
  • Overhead console with storage
  • Power windows; with one-touch open on driver's side
  • Reading lights in front and rear
  • Rear 60/40 split folding bench seat
  • Rear seat center armrest with storage
  • Rear window defogger
  • Remote trunk release
  • Satellite radio capability
  • Speed-sensitive volume
  • Tachometer
  • Tilting steering-wheel
  • Tinted windows
  • Trip computer
  • Variable instrument panel lighting
  • Vehicle information system
  • Wireless connectivity
STANDARD SAFETY FEATURES
  • 3-point rear seat belts in all positions
  • Airbags in front with occupancy sensor on passenger side
  • Anti-lock brakes (ABS)
  • Brake assist
  • Child safety rear door locks
  • Front adjustable head restraints
  • Height-adjustable front seatbelts with pretensioners
  • Rear head restraints
  • Side-curtain airbags in front and rear
  • Side-impact airbags in front
  • Side-impact bars
  • Traction control
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