2005 Ford Taurus Overview

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2005 Ford Taurus Overview

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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    I Am Getting Bad Gas Mile On A 2005 Ford Tarus How Can I Tell If It The Fue...

    How can you tell if a fuel injection need cleaning

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    How do you know if the fuel injection need cleaning out because i am getting bad gas mile on my 2005 ford tarus

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    Whats That Clicking Sound?

    have a clicking sound coming from the stearing column. its a 2005 ford taurus & it started this morning. now the battery is dead. do you know what that clicking sound is?

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    Speedometer

    My speedometer is not working completely black can't see the miles and my gas gage keep on going up and down and I can't tell how much gas I have

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