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Jun-25-2014

2014 Ford Taurus: Brings the Focus Back to Family

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For those looking for a sedan with extra passenger room, the Ford Taurus can address this need. With its wide rear seat, the 2014 Ford Taurus can accommodate up to five passengers. Families will love the Taurus; its rear seat can seat up to three children. Trunk capacity is also pretty large, up to 20.1 ft3 of space. There are four trim levels for the 2014 Ford Taurus – SE, SEL, Limited and SHO. Base interior features for all models include integrated blind-spot mirrors, exterior-access keypad, air-conditioning, cruise control, power windows, a tilt-telescoping steering wheel. Base electronic features include Ford MyKey, steering wheel audio controls, and a 6-speaker audio system w/ CD player and auxiliary audio jack.

The higher trim levels of the Taurus let you have more additional interior features. You get heated mirrors, dual-zone climate control, leather upholstery, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, and powered seats with memory functions. You also get more electronic features like a touchscreen display with MyFord Touch, Sync, Bluetooth connectivity, a navigation system, and an upgraded 12-speaker Sony audio system with HD satellite radio.

There are three engine types available for the 2014 Ford Taurus. Standard for all Taurus models is the 3.5L V-6 engine which can produce up to 288 horsepower and 254 lbs. of torque. The next engine type is the turbocharged 2.0L engine which can produce up to 240 horsepower and 270 lbs. of torque. The third and the most powerful engine type, found on the top-level SHO trim, is the twin-turbocharged 3.5L V-6. It produces up to 365 horsepower and 350 lbs. of torque.

The 2014 Ford Taurus delivers a pretty decent ride experience. It can feel a bit heavy due to its above average body size, with handling and steering a bit burdensome. The cabin was pretty quiet, well suited if you have children passengers who might need to sleep during travel.