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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Mileage

what is the "average" expected life span of these cars...mileage wise.

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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)

P1151 And P1131

My taurus has to exhust leaks or vacuum leaks do to my knowledge ( covered that motor in starter fluid). I've changed the o2 senser, plugs, and the cats and I'm still having those two codes p1131 ...

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...

2001 Ford Taurus Transmission

When put in drive it hesitates before moving Will go in reverse no problem