2001 Ford Taurus Overview

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LX
35 national listings
SE
110 national listings
SE Wagon
28 national listings
SEL
47 national listings
SES
244 national listings

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Based on 30 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

Nancy Valent-Lev
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Hot Or Over Heated Starter

My car starts then when I run it and drive I stop shut it off wait 5 min and it will not start again there is power to headlights radio and dome lights. Someone told me that maybe my starter or heat...

18 views with 3 answers (last answer 4 days ago)
Nancy Valent-Lev
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Problems Starting Car After Shutting Off

I can get the car started but after running for a while I will shut off. I can sometimes start immediately again, but if I wait for 5minutes it will not start. There is no cranking or clicking sound...

9 views with 1 answer (last answer 5 days ago)
babt
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My 2001 Ford Taurus Temperature Gauge Quickly Goes From Lower Than Halfway ...

4 views with 1 answer (last answer 5 days ago)
markk012575
5

This Will Be A Three Part Question. I Have A 2001 Ford Taurus Ses That I've...

2001 Ford Taurus SES w/S in the middle of the VIN I have flushed the coolant reservoir, but the milky rust substance has returned. I need help before the semester starts, so I will have a reliable car...

14 views with 4 answers (last answer about a week ago)
Tony Cuva
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Why Does Fluid Come Out The Trany Dipstick

I got this 2 years ago as a Tow Away when I had my tow service, it's been stored at my brother's shop since. We pulled it out a month ago & have been doing some little repairs, brakes, oil change, etc...

5 views with 2 answers (last answer 2 weeks ago)