2005 Ford Taurus Overview

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SE
435 national listings
SE Wagon
Avg. Price: $5,625
SEL
Avg. Price: $6,191
SEL Wagon
Avg. Price: $6,006

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Average User Score

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
Sweet by Laura
 — Huge trunk, big back seat, nice inside, hardy, not cheap, luxury, towncar, OLD PEOPLE! Read More

2005 Ford Taurus Overview

Overall User Score

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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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Ford Taurus Questions

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.ford Taurus Charging System

I have a 2005 Ford Taurus. The check charging system light keeps coming on but all electrical items work fine, lights, blower, etc. I took it to Advance Auto Parts and they checked it out with a hi...

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When I Turn Off The Key, Everything Shuts Off, Except The Engine Keeps Runn...

I parked my car, turned off the ignition and pulled out the ignition key. All of the dash indicators turned off and the tach read zero, as usual. But the engine kept running. I pulled the positive bat...

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Which Fuse Powers Windows On A 2005 Ford Taurus

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My Cigarette Lighter Quit Working

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Only Runing While Pushing On Gas What Could It Be

Jumps really bad at stop signs died ones turn a corner then last note I was going 65 and it just died now it will start but only stays started while pushing on gas

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