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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.


Apr-10-2014

2014 Ford Taurus: A Fully Capable Sedan with Strong Engine Power

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A large car known for its decent great power and acceleration and smooth ride is the 2014 Ford Taurus, a fully-equipped and affordable vehicle with decent EPA fuel economy rating. The Ford Taurus also has a large trunk, comfortable seating and well-designed cabin which use high-quality materials. The Ford Taurus can make 288 horsepower with its 3.6-liter V-6 powertrain. The V6 is linked to an automatic transmission with 6-speed. The Ford Taurus is estimated with an EPA fuel economy rate of 19 mpg city and 29 mpg highway which test drivers say is a decent rate for a budget priced large car.

Notable feature for the Ford Taurus is the MyKey system that can allow you to limit the vehicle’s speed. It also provides an easy-to-use control to other specific functions of the vehicle like the audio system volume.

The 2014 Ford Taurus is also known for its responsive steering and strong brakes, auto writers say. It can be installed with a driver assistance feature that comes optional which includes rear-view camera, lane-departure warning system, adaptive cruise control, automatic self-parking feature and blind-spot monitoring. Other optional equipments that are available for the Ford Taurus include 10-way power-adjustable seats, tilt and telescoping steering wheel, power adjustable pedals and heated front seats.

The 2014 Ford Taurus is available with standard power-adjustable front seats, dual-zone climate control, auxiliary port, MyFord Touch Infotainment, 6-speaker sound system, HD radio, moonroof, Sync voice activated interface, Bluetooth wireless capability, push-button start feature and satellite Radio.

The 20134 Ford Taurus also features a fold-capable rear seat which provides 20.1 cubic feet of cargo space. For occupant safety, the Ford Taurus is installed with traction control, airbags, brake assist, four-wheel disc brakes, stability control and anti-lock brakes.


Mar-07-2014

2014 Ford Taurus: A Fuel Efficient Sedan with the Best Driving Dynamics

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Comfortably offer a quiet and nimble ride, the 2014 Ford Taurus that comes available with a performance package and sport-tuned suspension has absolute driving impressions that others in the class doesn’t provide. Other large sedans though have the drive feel of compact cars, only the Ford Taurus provides the best of both worlds from the driving confidence of compact cars to the large interior trunk and appealing cabin with collection of standard amenities of a full-size classic sedan. Test drivers are impressed by the 2014 Ford Taurus for its quiet ride, list of standard equipment and innovative options and the available four-cylinder engine that boosts in fuel efficiency. Available in SHO, SEL, Limited and SE trim levels, the Ford Taurus has the latest Sync voice control innovation and MyFord touch screen infotainment system.

Power-driven by a base 3.5-liter 4-cylinder V6 engine, the 2014 Ford Taurus has the ability to provide 288 horsepower at 6500 rpm with its 6-speed automatic shift transmission and front wheel drive. The estimated fuel economy gained by the Ford Taurus as rated by the EPA is at 19 mpg city and 29 mpg highway, which is good compared to others in the segment.

For drivers who want to travel a bit faster, the SHO trim comes with a high-output V6 turbocharged engine with an estimated EPA advantage of 26 mpg in combined city and highway driving. There is also the EcoBoost 4-cylinder turbocharged engine for those who love to drive a large sedan that offers decent fuel economy.

Standard equipment on the base Ford Taurus include automatic headlights, 17-inch alloy wheels, LED taillights, integrated blind-spot mirrors, exterior-access keypad, air-conditioning system, cruise control and auxiliary audio input and CD player integrated in the 6-speaker sounds system.


Jan-05-2014

2014 Ford Taurus: When Revision Spells Great

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Ford’s largest sedan, the 2014 Ford Taurus is now up-to-date, even with just a mild update the year before. It has a nicely revised style with more modern entertainment features. The new Ford Taurus also features a new engine that is fuel-efficient. It continues to impress drivers who are interested in having a heavy and comfortable sedan. Ford Taurus also delivers new features and a luxurious-looking exterior and interior. The models of the new 2014 Taurus now has the 237-horsepower 2.0-liter EcoBoost 4-cylinder that was added last year. It comes across to being one of the luxury cars that is available today. It has a low, yet wide console that clearly defines the areas for both the driver and front passenger. The console is wide enough, making it take up an interior space that is definitely a must-have for a lot of drivers.

Three average-size people can take up the rear part of the sedan, but you may find the headroom and legroom somewhat tight. The materials used are of an upscale and its surfaces fits well with its price tag.

The default engine of the 2014 Ford Taurus is the 288 horsepower 3.5-liter V6, which is perfectly paired with Ford’s high-volume 6-speed automatic transmission. This is still preferred by many buyers in the market. The Ford Taurus also has the variable camshaft timing, which was another addition from last year’s models. It has an increased fuel efficiency rating because it makes the engine responsive at different ranges of speed. Also, the engine makes the large Taurus move sufficiently quick because it is well-tuned.

On the other hand, its throttle is calibrated sharply, where the first gear provides a powerful feel at both low and medium revs.


Dec-21-2013

2014 Ford Taurus: Power in Every Shift, in Every Inch

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Power is a subject that can depend on the perspective of the person who is looking at it, and when it comes to power that manifests in tangible ways, there are also different methods of looking at it. In this, vehicles are quite suitable as mediums for what power can be, but only if the right models are showing such power. You get power in vehicles like you get power from your own body, and this means that you have to get models that are all about the muscle as well as the properties to use them. As such, you are going to want to take a look at the 2014 Ford Taurus where every inch of it breathes strength as well as the features to guide that strength.

The first features of the 2014 Ford Taurus to convey strength is the exterior, wherein you are getting power that gives as much as you visualize without becoming too overbearing. This means that the power that you are getting is the kind that you can see with its form and with its stance while the subtle features convey style.

The interior is a different story though as it is pretty direct at what it wants to tell you. The space that is within the 2014 Ford Taurus is much the same as can be expected from an effective car while the design exceeds expectations of how it will help with the driving.

V6 and I-4 models are what you can expect from the 2014 Ford Taurus model car, and those engines are known for producing lots of power. Then again, there is also the suspension that is worth noting because of its capacity to control that power.


Nov-28-2013

2014 Ford Taurus: Power That Never Loses Control

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There is value in having power with the vehicle that you are driving, but if that power is often the cause for the loss of control of the vehicle then that power is simply not worth having, especially where the safety of passengers and the driver is concerned. There is just no room for debate when discussing which is more important, and it is equally obvious which case is more preferable when given the choice of a powerful vehicle that cannot be control and a powerful vehicle that can. In other words, when the 2014 Ford Taurus is presented to you, you need not even blink to decide if you want it or not.

Power comes in the form of a lot of things, but when it comes to the appearance of power that truly emanates that presence which embodies the concept, the 2014 Ford Taurus can arguably be considered as at the top of its game. Imposing in every angle, this car can compete for the attention of onlookers with any other model and it can beat them too once everything else becomes obvious for everyone to observe.

This includes the interior of this powerful vehicle since the 2014 Ford Taurus was spared no expense in making sure that every model that reaches the grips of every driver will fulfill its promise of excellence through power and control. Control is observed when getting behind the wheel and feeling the comfort of driving, while power emanates from every surface.

But if you want the more substantial route, the performance of the 2014 Ford Taurus can never be questioned as to whether there is power there or not. A V6 comes standard with every model and is paired with a suspension technology that can beat all the odds.


Nov-03-2013

2013 Ford Taurus: Darling of Full-Size Sedans

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The 2013 Ford Taurus comes in this year with better interior features and larger trunk which helped it regain its appeal as the darling of full-size sedan. A fresher exterior feature and integration of convenient features for all of its trims are some of the perks people will love for the new Ford Taurus. On the other hand, its powertrain gets a little boost as compared to its previous powertrain with the addition of a turbocharged four-cylinder engine which gives the Taurus with better fuel efficiency. A new Performance Package for the Taurus SHO model features a firmer suspension, enhanced brakes and better tires. The exterior looks of the 2013 Ford Taurus as compared to similar full-size sedans is somewhat different. It is taller, has wider doors and lower roof. This dimensions give the Taurus to give off a decent 20-cubic feet trunk capable of bringing in much luggage. And oh, you won’t even have to worry on how to get in and out of these luggages from the trunk.

The Taurus can carry up to 5 passengers comfortably. The full-size sedan offers massaging seats for its front seats giving passengers with nice and comfortable ride all throughout. The audio and navigating controls are easy to use and intuitive. Further, the 2013 Ford Taurus features sophisticated options that include automatic high-beam dimmers, Blind Spot Information System, power sunshade for its rear window and Adaptive Cruise Control.

Powering the 2013 Ford Taurus is a 3.5-liter V6 engine capable of producing 290 horsepower and 255 pound-feet of torque. Standard mate for the engine is a six-speed automatic transmission and front-wheel drive. An all-wheel drive is also offered as an option for SEL and Limited trim levels.


Oct-08-2013

2013 Ford Taurus: Genius Technology, Outstanding Performance

7You will never love the road the same way again when you get your hands on the all-new 2013 Ford Taurus. Exquisitely designed to perform at its best while on the road, the 2013 Ford Taurus provides you with bold ingenuity plus outstanding and high technology like no other vehicle out there. A true blue performing vehicle on the road the 2013 Ford Taurus takes a step further in keeping up with both interior and exterior vehicle excellence. Once you take a drive on the 2013 Ford Taurus you are promised to have one of the best driving experiences you could ever have. Performance is not only what makes the 2013 Ford Taurus a well purchased vehicle in the market, its looks also catch attention with its well-crafted interiors and exteriors. The 2013 Ford Taurus exudes a vehicle design that definitely matches the performance that it possesses.

With features like HD Radio, rear seats that have climate control as well as Multicontour Seats with Active Motion that makes both driver and passengers get the best comfort each time they travel. The 2013 Ford Taurus also has surround sound from Sony Audio System plus a remarkably lit interior making each ride exceptional for the senses.

With the 2013 Ford Taurus driving becomes suave with its technology like its Navigation System with SiriusXM Traffic and Travel Link and SYNC with MyFord or MyFord Touch that both assist you when you are traveling on the road. And not to mention, it also boldly goes where no vehicle has gone before with its Electric Power-Assisted Steering, Push-Button Start, BLIS with Cross-Traffic Alert and Active Park Assist, MyKey technology and Adaptive Cruise Control.


Aug-12-2013

Ride Large and Luxurious with the 2013 Ford Taurus

23Available this year is Ford’s entry in the large car, the 2013 Ford Taurus. The Taurus looks to make an impact this year with its great standard features. The 2013 Ford Taurus is available in three trims available – SE, SEL, Limited and SHO. The powertrain depends on the trim, with higher trims featuring more powerful standard engines. The base engine is a 3.5L V-6 that generates 290hp, 255 lbs. of torque at a fuel rating of 19 mpg city/29 mpg highway. The second engine type is a turbocharged 2.0L that generates 240hp, 270 lbs. of torque with an estimated fuel rating of 26 mpg. The Taurus SHO trim features a 3.5L twin turbocharged V-6 engine that produces 365hp, 350 lbs. of torque, at a fuel rating of 17 mpg city/25 mpg highway.

The 2013 Ford Taurus has great cargo space at 20.1 ft3. Seats are very comfortable, and you can opt to get the multi-contour seats which feature a built-in massage for one’s back. The dashboard is also great, with MyFord Touch in three touchscreen displays with the ability to receive voice commands.

The 2013 Ford Taurus comes with air-conditioning, cruise control, tilt-telescoping steering wheel, a 6-speaker audio system w/ CD player and auxiliary audio jack. On higher trims you can get more features like heated mirrors, dual-zone automatic climate control, upgraded cloth upholstery, adaptive cruise control, a navigation system, Sync, a 12-speaker audio system w/ HD satellite radio, and Bluetooth/iPod connectivity.

Standard safety features for the 2013 Ford Taurus include front seat side/side curtain airbags, antilock disc brakes, stability/traction control, rear parking sensors, and blind spot mirrors. Optional safety features which are available on higher end trims include a pre-collision/blind-spot warning system, a cross-traffic warning system, and a rearview camera.

Price range of the 2013 Ford Taurus is at $26,400-$34,200. The Taurus features a great powertrain, together with great standard features especially inside the cabin. The huge trunk is also a plus for consumers who plan on carrying more.