2005 Ford Taurus Overview

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SE
561 national listings
SE Wagon
Avg. Price: $5,460
SEL
Avg. Price: $5,786
SEL Wagon
Avg. Price: $6,224

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3.95 stars

Based on 13 reviews

I Love My Car!! by Laura
 — I love my car. It looks good, rides smoothly, handles well, what more can I say? It's roomy, is pretty good on gas, and very dependable. It has great trunk space, a moon roof, and all the fun gizmo... Read More
Dependable As Anything You've Ever Had. by Law_Dog71
 — . Over all it has been a true blue vehicle that has NEVER let us down. Not a mechanical problem ever and not any other problem. Steady, friendly car to own. We have no squacks with this nice Ford.... Read More
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2005 Ford Taurus Overview

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Based on 13 reviews

2005 Ford Taurus

Ford's mid-sized mainstay comes in both sedan and wagon and sees few changes this year.  The 2005 Ford Taurus consolidates its trims into only two offerings, the base SE and the more equipped SEL.  Both are offered as a 6-person sedan or wagon, with an optional rear-facing third row seat available for the wagon.  The front-wheel drive sedan features two engines, either a standard 3.0-liter V6 that gets 153-hp or a DOHC version that gets 201-hp.  Both come with a 4-speed automatic transmission.

The 2005 Taurus is roomier than its competitors, at eight inches longer than the Camry.  The sedan trunk holds up to 17 cubic feet, while the wagon expands from 38 to 81 cubic feet with the seats down.  The base sedan is well outfitted with power features, cruise control, remote entry, and a cassette player, while the SEL adds a power driver's seat, a CD player and the now standard wood trim on the console, steering wheel and shifter.  With dual front airbags, the 2005 Taurus gets four and five stars on frontal crash tests, but only three stars on side impact tests.  ABS brakes, and traction and stability control are all optional.

Owners report that they like the gas mileage, roomy interior, and smooth ride of the Taurus, but say that there can be some engine shudder and acceleration is not that great.  Resale value is not that great for the 2005 Ford Taurus.

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Got A 2005 Ford Taurus.. There Is Steam Coming Out The Resiviour..just Repl...

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What Is A Port Switch In A Power Steering Pressure Hose Assembly?

I just messed up and got trash in my power steering when looking for pressure hose assembly they come with and without a port switch what is this and how do I know which one I need?

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I Have A 2005 Ford Taurus..heat Stopped Working.. A Day Later A Warning Lig...

There was no fluids in resoviour ..I put 3 big bottles of fluid and it only filled it half way.. The next day there was no fluid..and when I drive there is smoke or steam coming out the resovour (...

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Should I Asked Them To Pull Codes Or Take Their Word That It Needs A New Fu...

I have a 2005 Ford Taurus that stopped working. It sat for about 1 and a half years. A friend told me it needed a starter. I took it and had a starter put in. It cranked but did not start. Then t...

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