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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    Windows went down wont roll up

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    Multiple Electrical Issues

    car starts but wont shift from park (faulty break light switch?), drives fine if i start in neutral. Power windows, dome lights, speedometer, radio, brake lights, power locks, and key fob, all dont...

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    My car keeps shuting off on me when i stop at a red light so i tryed a croil pack n i chage the fuel pump n i went to take up to autozone and they saying its the pcv can that make your car shut off...

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    2001 Ford Taurus Ses Instrument Panel Lights

    I think I may have a blown fuse the lights were partially working now they're not working at all

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    Body Custom Modification

    Where i can get body modified custom parts like bumber for my ford taurus 2001.

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