2001 Ford Taurus Overview

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LX
26 national listings
SE
112 national listings
SE Wagon
28 national listings
SEL
49 national listings
SES
238 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

adambaker2012
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When Driving The Whole Right Side Of My Taurus Goes Dead With Sound And The...

when driving dow the road and listening to music both front and rear speakers quit producing sound. then the left side both front and rear pick up and start blasting in my ear. then you hear a pop a...

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Cliff Alexander
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What Is Wrong When A 2001 Ford Taurus Won't Leave 1st Gear

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RCSFORD
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My 2001 Taurus Starts And Stops With Only 44,000 Original Miles... A Myster...

‚óŹ2001 FORD Taurus Sel ... My 2001 taurus which has 44000 miles has now twice not started. About 6 weeks ago I came out to start the car and it sounded as if the battery was going dead( battery is no ...

11 views with 1 answer (last answer 6 days ago)
geomacke
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Coolant, A/c Systems

after driving 20 miles and parking in a lot at the mall, I notice a leak in front of the front right tire, leaving a puddle on the ground! I replace one gallon of anti-freeze and pray all the way ho...

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qdbutler
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Speedometer Dashlight Is Out On My 01 Ford Taurus But Everything Else Is Li...

So while I was driving last night, my dash went out. Everything works except the light behind the speedometer. Is it a fuse ? What should I do ?

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