2001 Ford Taurus Overview

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Trims

LX
Avg. Price: $4,918
SE
137 national listings
SE Wagon
27 national listings
SEL
53 national listings
SES
309 national listings

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#1 Tom Demyan
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Average User Score

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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Based on 29 reviews

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

elphi43
0

On My 2001 Ford Taurus, The Passenger-side Window Won't Go Up.

Everything seems to be working fine, except the passenger-side window, won't go up. When I push the window button, I hear a clicking sound, but no movement.

6 views with no answers yet
jaykup2012
85

I Think I May Have Just Found My Problem But Have No Clue What The Part's C...

Car stalls when idling, revs funny, kind of juts forward when I take my foot off the brake and it gets bad gas mileage (I think for what it says on the review of my car)

813 views with 7 answers (last answer about a week ago)
Charles Gonzalez
0

I Have A 2001 Ford Taurus, Ireplace The Alternator And It Keeps Draning Pow...

15 views with 2 answers (last answer about a month ago)
dave134hudson
5

If My Torque Converter Is Out On My 2001 Ford Taurus Will I Still Have Reve...

transmission went out all of a sudden

20 views with 2 answers (last answer about a month ago)
premmert
0

The Dashbaord On Our 2001 Taurus Sel Will Not Light Up When The Headlights ...

it seems that the dash is working fine. it is just that we can't see it at night.

18 views with 1 answer (last answer about a month ago)