2001 Ford Taurus Overview

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LX
31 national listings
SE
108 national listings
SE Wagon
24 national listings
SEL
28 national listings
SES
201 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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Showing Codes Po171 And Po174 H Ow Do I Correct The Problem

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Lauralee1959
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Is It The Tranny?

I just purchased a 2001 Taurus with just over 130000 miles. When we test drove it, it was fine. I was out on the highway, today, and I heard a whistling sound and it felt like I was loosing power. I...

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Patricia Seguin
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Where Can I Locate The Ac Screen? My Ac Quit But The Compressor Is Working ...

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mslovely
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Howyoui Check My Transmission On A 2001 Ford Taurus

The car starts up but it just won't move forward or backward.

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Brandon Eads
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What Are The Speaker Sizes

Speaker sizes for the front and back in an 01 ford taurus ses?

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