2001 Ford Taurus Overview

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Trims

LX
54 national listings
Avg. Price: $4,067
SE
167 national listings
Avg. Price: $4,000
SE Wagon
42 national listings
Avg. Price: $3,649
SEL
59 national listings
Avg. Price: $4,030
SES
312 national listings
Avg. Price: $3,807

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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

deep_monkey
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Mileage

what is the "average" expected life span of these cars...mileage wise.

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Kenya Mccord James
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What Does P1132 And P1157 Mean?

I have had redone.....fuel pump, coil pack, tune up and the car is still stuttering when I put my foot on the gas to go.....and if I drive more that 15 miles or so ..it wont start back for at least tw...

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rambito88
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How Do U Change The Gasket On The Spacer Between The Water Pump And Engine ...

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Jericko Fuentez
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My 2001 Taurus Power Steering And Brakes Are Not Working Plus I Cannot Keep...

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syanush
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Ford Taurus Still Runs After It Is Turned Off

key is out and still runs

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