2001 Ford Taurus Overview

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2001 Ford Taurus Overview

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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    Laceup59
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    Coolant Leak

    Car is leaking antifreeze under the passenger side door checked all hoses only leaks when it gets up to normal temperature i feel like its leaking from somewhere up front and running down the und...

    3 views with 1 answer (last answer about a week ago)
    AlanRodenBuschur
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    Transmission Repair

    I have a 2001 ford taurus and the transmission is going out and can I put kerosene in it to clean the transmission out and refill the tranny with fluid and a new tranny filter and would the car rum...

    1 view with 1 answer (last answer 3 weeks ago)
    Fordbigal
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    2001 Ford Taurus

    Replacing battery in 2001 ford taurus . Horn keeps blowing no pause. Like it has a cut off switch

    10 views with 6 answers (last answer 3 weeks ago)
    BHT
    120

    Air Conditioner Inoperative After Battery Change

    AC only blows hot air, compressor working, after battery change. Followed instructions in manual for resetting idle and fuel trim. Did it 2x, but still no AC.

    3,359 views with 4 answers (last answer 3 weeks ago)
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    Why Wont My Taurus Start With The Key.but It's The Right Key For The Car.it...

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