Taurus is available as a four-door sedan that seats five or six passengers in two trim series: SE and SEL.
Taurus is powered by a rugged overhead-valve engine with 153 horsepower and 186 pound-feet of torque. A flexible fuel version of this engine is available for fleet customers.
A four-speed automatic transmission with adaptive shift control programming is standard equipment. Taurus is front-wheel-drive, with variable-assist power rack-and-pinion steering.
SE equipment includes: Power windows with driver side one-touch down, power door locks, power mirrors, AM/FM cassette stereo, six-passenger seating, air conditioning with cabin air filter, automatic speed control, remote keyless entry, driver message center and intermittent wipers.
The SEL adds: Keypad entry, approach lamps, seven-spoke aluminum wheels, AM/FM stereo with CD player, compass and exterior temperature display, auto-dimming rearview mirror, perimeter anti-theft system, six-way power driver’s seat.