2001 Ford Taurus Overview

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LX
27 national listings
SE
100 national listings
SE Wagon
30 national listings
SEL
48 national listings
SES
239 national listings

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45 stars

Based on 29 reviews

More Than Nine Million Sold Can't Be Wrong by Jim
 — Taurus - the car that saved Ford in the mid 1980s. The fourth generation Taurus (2000-2007) is a very good choice in the larger range of the midsize sedan class. It is essentially the same car as ... Read More
A Driver's Car by mikem
 — Accelaration Excellent,Handling equivalent to a midsize german car(On SES option w/3.0 V-6 duratec Engine)Pleasantly sufficient,Room even w/center console somewhat spacious - Get the Leather seats the... Read More
Cool Car With A Good Sound by jaykup2013
 — I never thought I would own a Ford.., much less a Taurus. I love my car but the people that had it before me didn't take care of it. I'm not saying that the whole life of the car and the other previou... Read More

2001 Ford Taurus Overview

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2001 Ford Taurus

The 2001 Ford Taurus represented the second year of the model's redesign. As such, few changes were introduced. Antilock brakes were offered as an option for the LX and SE trims and came standard on the SEL and SES. Also available on the higher-end trims were a few luxury touches, like leather bucket seats and power-adjustable pedals.

As the newest incarnation of Ford's long-time bestselling car, the '01 Taurus had some history to live up to. Fortunately, drivers and reviewers alike responded well to the redesign. A more angular, broader-shouldered exterior provided more room in the cabin and more cargo space in the trunk; this was a key advantage the 2001 Taurus enjoyed over other midsize cars, even the more-expensive Volkswagen Passat.

On the other hand, the '01 Ford Taurus wasn't a muscle car, a sports car, a luxury car, or anything else particularly fun. What it did offer, though, was reliable, solid family transportation at an affordable price.

Not too long on power, the Taurus's base engine was a 155-horsepower V6. The higher-end trims, though, offered a 200-horsepower DOHC V6. Fuel efficiency was a middle-of-the-road 20 mpg city, 28 mpg highway.

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Ford Taurus Questions

Mark Kirby
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Maybe Rack And Pinion Leaking

My 2001 Ford Taurus SES is dripping some kind of fluid on the curb when I park with the front end hanging over it, what can be the problem? And what must I do?

24 views with 4 answers (last answer 3 days ago)
raymondb
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Why Can Not Get Out Of Park And No Brake Lights

car will run but will not come out of park and there are no brake lights. Could it be be stop lamp switch or gem module

1,413 views with 5 answers (last answer about a week ago)
mrbabygucci
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Why Does My Transmission Fluid Leak Out My 2001 Taurus

When my car sits and I try to start it. The transmission fluid is always gone. So my car won't move but it'll start fine. Then when I put more tranny fluid in. Its fine. Until it leaks out again.

8 views with 2 answers (last answer about a week ago)
debrabrown05
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I Have 2001 Taurus. It Will Not Start, Not Even A Clicking Sound, But Stil...

2001 taurus. Started not starting after it had been driven, now it won't even start. Not even a clicking sound. Battery has been checked, it is good. I have lights and all power. Dead silence when...

21 views with 1 answer (last answer about a week ago)
jaykup2012
175

Coolant Problem...,

I have a coolant leak somewhere.., was going to try and investigate where it was coming from but I don't want to take my engine apart yet until I have a shop or something to put the parts in. I keep ...

4,822 views with 10 answers (last answer 3 weeks ago)