2001 Ford Taurus Overview

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Trims

LX
58 national listings
SE
140 national listings
SE Wagon
27 national listings
SEL
51 national listings
SES
303 national listings

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#1 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 990
#2 lightGear
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Reputation 920
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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

Jason Carlson
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I Just Replaced My Timing Cover Gasket And Water Pump Gasket Because Of A L...

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Car Beeps For A Few Seconds Then Stops When Start It Or When I Change Gears...

Why is the car beeping when I start the engine or when I change from Park to Reverse to Drive or anything gear? No lights come on. The high pitch beep stops after a few seconds. Suggestions?

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Stephanie Mays
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Where Is The Location Of The Water Pump

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Ford Taurus Trasmission Problem

I have a 2001 Ford Taurus. The car was slipping in and out of gear and revving high. I believe it was because I had tranny fluid leaking. I bought some gunk stuff to plug the hole... filled it up and ...

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Ty Drouillard
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My 2001 Ford Taurus Won't Start. It Turns Over, Huffs And Puffs, But Won't...

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