2011 Ford Taurus confirm its existence undergo best resale family sedan in affordable large car class. Overall we like dashing sporty & stylish design, reasonably cabin, comfortable interior, roomy trunk, responsive handling, balanced ride, plus available all-wheel drive (AWD). Unfortunately, there are many reviewer say, if the backseat is tight & for the price in top trim level too expensive. Four models that customer can select, Taurus SE, SEL, Limited, and SHO. On the top of that no principal changes for 2011 Ford Taurus which has five seating capacity.
Under the hood 2011 Ford Taurus provides with two engine types in different models. In the Taurus SE, SEL, & Limited is powered by 3.5L 24-valve DOHC Duratec V6 (produces 263 horsepower & 249 lb-ft of torque) with 6-speed electronically controlled automatic overdrive. Choose the standard front-wheel drive or optional all-wheel drive. EPA-estimated (city/highway): FWD â€“ 18/28 MPG and for AWD â€“ 17/25 MPG. Other engine specifications are recommended fuel: 87 Octane (minimum), induction system: naturally aspirated, fuel delivery: sequential multi-port electronic fuel injection, valve lifters: Direct Acting Mechanical Bucket, exhaust: stainless steel with catalytic converter, and cast aluminum as the material for engine block and cylinder head.
For 2011 Ford Taurus SHO is powered by 3.5L 24-valve DOHC EcoBoostâ„¢ V6 (365 hp & 350 lb-ft of torque) with 6-speed electronically controlled automatic overdrive with paddle activation. Only use standard all-wheel drive. EPA-estimated (city/highway): 17/25 MPG. Other engine specifications are recommended fuel: 91 Octane (minimum), induction system: Twin Turbocharged, fuel delivery: Direct Injection, valve lifters: Direct Acting Mechanical Bucket, exhaust: split dual stainless steel with catalytic converter, and cast aluminum as the material for engine block and cylinder head.
Chassis specifications from the suspensions: Independent, MacPherson struts with rear-facing lower L-arms with stabilizer bar (front) & Independent Multi-Link with 1:1 shock ratio and stamped steel lower control arm, isolated subframe, stabilizer bar (rear). Rear shocks with twin-tube, hydraulic, gas-pressurized. Front and rear brakes: 4-wheel disc, anti-lock system (ABS). Vehicle control: Traction Control and AdvanceTracÂ® Electronic Stability Control System. Steering DOHC Duratec V6 use power rack-and-pinion, then steering 3.5L EcoBoostâ„¢ V6 use Electronic Power Assisted.
All new 2011 Ford Taurus highlight standard features, each model has body-color exterior door handles, Easy Fuelâ„¢ capless fuel filler, Projector halogen headlamps (automatic with on/off delay, includes wiper-activated headlamps), SecuriCodeâ„¢ Keyless Entry, auxiliary audio input jack, Ice Blue Lighting instrumentation, MyKeyâ„¢, 12-volt power sources, Remote Keyless Entry System, sun visors, power remote release trunk, fold down rear-seat armrest with two beverage holders, front seatback map pockets, 60/40 split fold-down rear seats, and rear head restraints.
2011 Ford Taurus SE perform the highlight standard features from 17″ painted sparkle silver aluminum wheels, twin chrome exhaust tips, folding power black accented mirrors, Incandescent tail lamps with red surround, single-zone air conditioning, painted all appliquÃ©s, message center with trip computer, day night mirrors, power windows (one-touch-up/-down driver’s feature, & rear window defroster), shift knob (Urethane with chrome insert & overdrive button), steering wheel (Urethane-wrapped manual tilt/telescopic with speed and secondary audio controls), Radio AM/FM stereo (with single CD player with clock, MP3 capability, six speakers), six way power driverâ€™s seat, two-way manual (fore/aft) with manual recline passenger seat, and cloth bucket seats with 60/40 rear seat.
Picking 2011 Ford Taurus SEL youâ€™ll get (includes, adds, or replaces SE features): 18″ painted sparkle silver aluminum wheels, mirrors (folding, body-color, power, heated, with security approach lamps), supplemental parking lamps, dual-zone electronic automatic temperature control, appliquÃ© with painted door trim and console (film on instrument panel), front center floor console with covered storage and cupholders, message center with trip computer and compass, auto-dimming rearview mirrors, outside temperature display, leather-wrapped shift knob with chrome insert (no hill mode button), leather-wrapped steering wheel manual tilt/telescopic with speed and secondary audio controls, SIRIUSÂ® Satellite Radio, and unique cloth bucket seats with 60/40 split rear seat.
The 2011 Ford Taurus Limited, find (includes, adds, or replaces SEL features): 19″ chrome-clad aluminum wheels, Chrome-accented mirrors heated with memory & security approach lamps, Reverse Sensing System, sill plates front doors with bright metal insert, Incandescent with chrome surround tail lamps, ambient lighting, AppliquÃ© with woodgrain trim interior, branded front floor mats (Limited trim only), memory settings, auto-dimming rearview mirror with microphone, power windows one-touch-up/-down driver’s feature with global open feature (and moonroof when equipped) & rear window defroster, wood and leather-trimmed steering wheel manual tilt/telescopic with speed and secondary audio controls, cargo net, universal garage door opener, premium AM/FM with six-disc in-dash CD changer, SYNCÂ® voice-activated communications and entertainment system, 10-way power driverâ€™s seat (fore/aft, tilt front up/down, tilt rear up/down with power lumbar and recline), two memory setting driverâ€™s seat, 10-way power passenger seat (fore/aft, tilt front up/down, tilt rear up/down with power lumbar and recline), and perforated leather seat trim with 60/40 split rear seat.
2011 Ford Taurus SHO gives the standard highlight (includes, adds, or replaces Limited features): 19″ painted luster nickel aluminum wheels, black calipers, sport-tuned suspension, EcoBoost badge, true split chrome dual exhaust tips, High-intensity discharge (HID) headlamps (automatic with on/off delay, includes wiper-activated headlamps), Electrochromic driver exterior mirror, mirrors (folding, body-color, power, heated, electrochromic driver’s side with security approach lamps and memory), rear spoiler, aluminum brake and accelerator pedals, AppliquÃ© with unique SHO interior appearance, Intelligent Access with push-button start, perforated leather-wrapped steering wheel manual tilt/telescopic with speed and secondary audio controls, and leather-trimmed bucket seats with Umber or Black Miko Suede inserts.
You are allowed to upgrade your 2011 Ford Taurus with available packages, some of that: SHO Performance Package, 19″ painted sparkle silver aluminum wheels, 20″ premium painted luster nickel aluminum wheels, auto high beam headlamps, BLISâ„¢ with cross traffic alert, power moonroof, rain-sensing wipers, power-adjustable pedals with memory, power rear window sunshade, Navigation System with Sirius Trafficâ„¢ & Travel Linkâ„¢, Audio System from SonyÂ®, heated second-row seats, heated/cooled front seats, Multi-Contour with Active Motionâ„¢ front seats, and more.
2011 Ford Taurus interior in three impressive colors to select: Charcoal Black, Charcoal Black/Umber, and Light Stone. Then for its nine exterior color: Red Candy, Bordeaux Reserve Red, Kona Blue, White Platinum, Tuxedo Black, Sterling Grey, Gold Leaf, Ingot Silver, and White Suede.
Ford Taurus 2011 has the starting MSRP price at $25,555 â€“ Taurus SE, $27,755 â€“ Taurus SEL, $32,155 â€“ Taurus Limited, and $38,155 â€“ Taurus SHO. Before buy this sedan, recommended to check the prices first at your local dealer near your location.