The Taurus is Ford's flagship that offers full-size car interior dimensions, luxury car interior quietness, a top safety rating as well as advanced technology, to give it's owners confidence on the road.
The front-wheel or all-wheel drive Taurus is
powered by a 290-hp 3.5-liter direct
injection V6 engine and six-speed automatic
transmission with SelectShift manual gear
control. A 237-hp 2.0-liter EcoBoost turbo
four-cylinder engine is optional on
front-wheel drive models as well. The high
performance SHO is powered by a
twin-turbo version of the 3.5-liter V6, it
produces 365-hp and channels that through standard all-wheel drive and a paddle-shifted six-speed automatic transmission. Standard safety features include electronic stability and traction control, four-wheel anti-lock brakes, six airbags, ignition disable and post-crash SOS alert. There are many kinds of technology features available such as Cross Traffic Alert, Collision Warning, active park assistance, MyKey parental features, SYNC, capless refueling, touch-pad keyless entry, adaptive cruise control, blind spot detection, rain-sensing wipers and intelligent keyless entry.
For 2013, the Taurus gets a mid-life freshening, adding a 2.0-liter EcoBoost four-cylinder engine, as well as an updated and more powerful V6. On the outside, new front and rear fascias, headlights, LED taillights, exhaust and wheels give the Taurus an enhanced look.