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2011 Ford Taurus 4dr Sdn Limited AWD

4dr Sdn Limited AWD

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Price with options: $33,870

MSRP: $33,870

Base Invoice: $31,178

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MPG

City: 17 - Hwy: 25

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2018 Ford Taurus Pros

The Ford Taurus continues into 2018 with fairly minor changes. The biggest news is the removal of the turbocharged 2.0L engine from the lineup. Two new colors are also available for 2018, Blue Metallic and Smoked Burgundy Velvet Metallic.

2018 Ford Taurus Model Highlights

There are two different engine configurations offered on the Taurus sedans. The standard engine on is a 288-hp 3.5L V6. While the output is rated somewhat less than the twin charged V6, the fuel economy improvements are significant. The V6 is estimated at a combined 21 mpg, while the Taurus SHO TT 8-cylinder manages 16 mpg city and 24 mpg highway.

At the base SE level, the Taurus is a relatively well-equipped comfortable sedan, including a rearview camera system, cruise control, Sync Bluetooth hands-free calling and audio connectivity, air conditioning, rear-seat heater ducts, power front seats, and a 6-speaker audio system with CD player and aux-in port. SEL models add dual-zone climate control, upgraded upholstery, LED supplemental lamps, remote start, reverse parking sensors, heated mirrors with puddle lamps, satellite radio compatibility, and 18-inch painted aluminum wheels.

Limited models feel like true luxury cars, as they include features like 10-way power front seats with lumbar, power-adjustable pedals, perforated leather upholstery, heated and cooled front seats, ambient lighting, Intelligent Access with push-button start, a universal garage-door opener and the full MyFord Touch system which includes an 8-inch touch screen with smaller reconfigurable instrument displays; a media hub with USB in ports, an SD card reader and input jacks, as well as a long list of additional Sync-related services.

The Taurus SHO offersa strong, 365-hp, 3.5L EcoBoost turbocharged V6, as well as a sport-tuned suspension, steering-wheel paddle-shifters, aluminum pedals, a dual exhaust, HID headlamps, Piano Black (glossy black) mesh grille and lamp bezel details, a rear spoiler, fender vents, special leather upholstery, a leather-wrapped steering wheel and badging throughout. A popular equipment package adds a rear window sunshade, automatic high beams, rain-sensing wipers, second-row heated seats, a heated steering wheel and a Sony stereo that includes HD Radio.

An SHO Performance Package adds a stiffer suspension tune, performance brake pads, a sportier steering calibration, stability control with track mode, an Alcantara steering wheel and 20-inch machined-and-painted wheels with summer performance tires.

Other options include multicontour seats, which gently massage the backs of front-seat passengers, available Lane-Keeping System that helps warn the driver should the vehicle veer from visible lane markings.

2018 Ford Taurus Model News

The Taurus is a very spacious 5-passenger sedan, and when compared on the basis of comfort, feature and safety features, keeps up with many luxury brands. Ford placed a priority on rear-seat space, legroom and ease of entry. Trunk space as well is more than 20 cubic feet, which makes it one of the largest in this class.

Within the Taurus lineup, there is also plenty of opportunity for choice. The 3.5 L twin-turbo charged SHO engine which makes 365 horsepower, while a more efficient naturally aspirated V6 rounds out the lineup. Taurus offers a wide range of configurations for those looking at large sedans including all-wheel drive.

2018 Ford Taurus Value Writeup

Spacious back seat and trunk; ride comfort; fuel-efficiency; available all-wheel drive; high-performance SHO model

Brakes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Brake Type Pwr
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )  
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD -
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)  
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0? F (Primary) - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD -
Engine
Displacement 3.5L/213
Engine Order Code 99W
Engine Type Gas V6
Fuel System SMPI
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 263 @ 6250
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 249 @ 4500
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (N/A) 20
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.14
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.83
Suspension Type - Front Independent
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)  
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.39
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.48
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.41
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.88
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.87
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.74
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.84
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD
Trans Description Cont. Again SelectShift
Trans Order Code 44J
Trans Type 6
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large Cars
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4224
ENTERTAINMENT
AM/FM stereo w/6-disc CD/MP3 changer -inc: additional IP center speaker & amplifier
Satellite radio -inc: 6-month pre-paid subscription *N/A in AK or HI*
SYNC voice-activated communications & entertainment system -inc: Bluetooth capability, steering wheel audio controls, USB port, audio input jack, 911 assist, vehicle health report, turn-by-turn navigation, real-time traffic
EXTERIOR
19" chrome-clad aluminum wheels
Automatic wiper-activated halogen headlamps
Body-color door handles
Chrome accent heated pwr mirrors -inc: memory, puddle lamps
Compact spare tire
Fixed interval intermittent windshield wipers
Incandescent tail lamps -inc: chrome surround
P255/45R19 all-season BSW tires
Remote perimeter lighting
Solar tinted glass
Supplemental park lamps
INTERIOR
(3) auxiliary pwr points
60/40 split fold-flat rear seat w/adjustable head restraints -inc: fold down armrest w/cupholders
Ambient lighting
Cargo net
Cruise control
Delayed accessory lighting
Dual-zone air conditioning w/automatic temp control, particulate air filter
Electrochromic rearview mirror w/microphone
Front dome/map lamp
Front seatback map pockets
Front sill plates w/bright metal insert
Front/rear carpeted floor mats -inc: LIMITED branded front floor mats
Instrumentation cluster -inc: message center w/trip computer, compass, outside temp
Interior woodgrain trim
Leather-wrapped shift knob w/chrome insert
Leather-wrapped tilt/telescoping steering wheel w/wood trim -inc: cruise & audio controls
Lockable glove box w/damped door
Perforated-leather 10-way pwr front bucket seats -inc: driver seat memory
Perimeter anti-theft alarm
Pwr door locks
Pwr windows w/driver one-touch up/down & front passenger controls -inc: driver/passenger global-open controls
Rear seat heat ducts
Rear seat reading lamps
Rear window defroster
Remote keyless entry w/SecuriCode entry keypad -inc: integrated key-head transmitter
SecuriLock passive anti-theft system
Sliding front sunvisors w/illuminated visor vanity mirrors
Universal garage door opener
Vinyl-wrapped front center console -inc: armrest, front covered cupholders/storage bin, removable trinket tray
MECHANICAL
3.5L V6 Duratec engine
4-wheel anti-lock disc brakes w/brake assist
6-speed SelectShift automatic transmission -inc: paddle activation
All-wheel drive
Dual chrome exhaust tips
Easy Fuel capless refueling
Pwr steering
SAFETY
AdvanceTrac w/electronic stability control
BeltMinder for driver/front passenger safety belts
Brake & engine actuated traction control
Child safety rear door locks
Dual-stage front air bags w/front passenger sensing system
Front side-impact air bags
Lower anchors & tethers for children (LATCH) system on rear outboard seat locations
MyKey system -inc: top speed limiter, audio volume limiter, early low fuel warning, programmable speed alert chimes, BeltMinder w/audio mute
Personal safety system -inc: safety belt pretensioners, load-limiting retractors, driver seat position sensing, crash severity sensing
Rear view camera *Rearview mirror based. Displays through navigation system when 58N Navigation System is ordered*
Reverse sensing
Safety Canopy front/rear curtain airbags w/rollover sensor
SOS Post-Crash Alert System