2001 Ford Taurus Overview

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Trims

LX
52 national listings
SE
154 national listings
SE Wagon
35 national listings
SEL
61 national listings
SES
317 national listings

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Average User Score

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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Based on 29 reviews

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

Charles Gonzalez
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I Have A 2001 Ford Taurus, Ireplace The Alternator And It Keeps Draning Pow...

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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

13 views with 2 answers (last answer 2 weeks ago)
premmert
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The Dashbaord On Our 2001 Taurus Sel Will Not Light Up When The Headlights ...

it seems that the dash is working fine. it is just that we can't see it at night.

8 views with 1 answer (last answer 2 weeks ago)
jonwane
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Missing Sticker On Both Sides Of 2001 Taurus

Hi! I'm missing the sticker on the front end of both sides of my 2001 Ford Taurus. Not a huge deal but I'd love to replace them if you happen to know where I should look or what they're called. I've d...

7 views with 2 answers (last answer 3 weeks ago)
dave134hudson
5

My Transmission

my transmission went out on me i have no forward gears i do have reverse fluid is full and clear there was alittle bit of noise like torque converter wasn;t locking up before it happened does a soleno...

14 views with 1 answer (last answer 3 weeks ago)