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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    mark kirby
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    2001 Tauruses Will The Ses Exhaust Interchange With The Sel, Including Cat...

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    Kimberly Laws
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    I Got A 01 Taurus Sel And Replaced 2 Alternaters And A Battery. It Will Dri...

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    Nikkidunlap22
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    2001 Ford Taurus

    Okay so i have a 2001 ford Taurus for some reason something maybe up with the power sterring. For example when i drive my car can turn easy going left but when i go right its severly hard like i ho...

    4 views with 2 answers (last answer 3 weeks ago)
    Jay Junior
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    No Start No Crank 2001 Taurus...started Fine ..put In Reverse ..moved Abou...

    replaced neutral safety switch....ign ....coil....starter..dont hear the fuel pump cycle...relay in trunk is ok...now it keeps blowin the 30 amp ecm fuse at start position on switch

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    JoeyMaxwell
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    Coolant Over Flowing

    I have a 2001 Ford Taurus SES and the coolant overflows from the reservoir tank cap abou 5 to 10 minutes after I turn the car off, losing all the coolant. I have tried a new cap twice now. The onl...

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