2001 Ford Taurus Overview

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Trims

LX
27 national listings
SE
110 national listings
SE Wagon
17 national listings
SEL
36 national listings
SES
199 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

coolone
0

All My Windows And Domelight Just Stop Working What Could It Be

the windows wont go down all fuses are good what could it be

612 views with 2 answers (last answer 5 days ago)
dave134hudson
5

If My Torque Converter Is Out On My 2001 Ford Taurus Will I Still Have Reve...

transmission went out all of a sudden

87 views with 4 answers (last answer 2 weeks ago)
nikik
5

Got A New Theft Computer For My 01 Taurus And It Is Do The Same Thing

Way won't my car start? I got a new theft computer put on And it is still not start all the time. The theft light is flashing fast and when I turn the key it does nothing.it seems like when it is h...

10 views with no answers yet
Katey Burgess
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What Fuse Is The Radio Fuse On A 2001 Taurus Se?

Radio won't come on

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AsilNosbig66
5

What's Making My 2001 Ford Taurus Sel Run Sluggish When I 1st Start It Up...

when the engine is cold and I first start it up it keeps dying and also while im driving it, but when the motor gets warm it begins to run better then after it runs at temperature for a while getting...

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