2001 Ford Taurus Overview

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Trims

LX
47 national listings
SE
154 national listings
SE Wagon
26 national listings
SEL
50 national listings
SEL Wagon
SES
271 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

ronaldc1
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Where Is The Psps On An 01 Taurur

When car is running, power steering fluid is low but when you shut it off fluid pushes up out of pump

3 views with 1 answer (last answer 6 days ago)
Diane1120
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What Is The Cause Of Doors Locking And Unlocking While Driving And Inside L...

While driving the door locks and unlocks repeatedly and the car inside light comes on and off while the car is parked. What could be the cause of these problems?

750 views with 2 answers (last answer about a week ago)
maisonvilleno
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Why Does My 2001 Taurus Dashboard Lights Go Out With Only The 2 Turning Lig...

5 views with 1 answer (last answer about a week ago)
Woo1205
10

Pcm

Can I use a used PCM that's has the same Catch code and part number without reprogramming the used PCM. I got the PCM out a 2001 Ford Taurus SES with the same Vin code as my 01 Taurus. Pls help. ...

11 views with 4 answers (last answer 2 weeks ago)
Woo1205
10

Crank No Start/no Spark

I have a 2001 Ford Taurus. That I recently replaced a cooler line while I was replacing it IT WAS SPRINKLING ENGINE GOT WET. Two days later I was driving and it died put the car in neutral and it ...

37 views with 14 answers (last answer 2 weeks ago)