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2013 Ford Taurus

The Taurus is Ford’s fourth car which is still in production. It was back in 1986, and since it has become a part of a lot of important in the American automotive industry. It the basis for the first front-wheel Lincoln Continental in 1988.

The design of the Taurus was a milestone for and every other company, new innovations and features in the automotive

Despite the fact that lost its market share the late 1990s to Japanese it became the best-selling car in the country 1992 and 1996. Initially as a midsize car, the Taurus a full-size car from the year The 2013 Ford Taurus is a take on the sixth generation of the car was introduced in 2010.

New For 2013

This year adds a new 2.0-liter EcoBoost I-4 to the plus-sized Taurus lineup in an to increase its fuel economy. The 3.5-liter V-6 gets a small bump. The Taurus SHO and its 365-hp, twin-turbo EcoBoost V-6 receive brakes and an optional performance

All 2013 Taurus models get sheet metal and an updated


The new exterior of the 2013 Taurus was shown at the 2011 New Auto Show. The new front retains the same aggressive but gets a new combination of front and grille similar to that of European lineup. The rear end of the car a few changes too in keeping with the look of the car.

The trunk lid a forward-swept design that a little out of place, however. wheels are standard with car, and so are body-colored front and bumpers and door handles, a exhaust, and chrome grille The 2013 Ford Taurus is with optional 18-inch, or 20-inch wheels and a power

Interior Cargo

The cabin of the Ford Taurus gets changes as well, including the versions of Ford’s Sync activation and MyFord Touch The quality of materials has also a lot, and so has the level of insulation in the The addition of the MyFord Touch adds even more to the Taurus’s interior. The front are very comfortable, especially the multi-contour option with massage system.

At the back, and headroom is plenty for large as well. The trunk offers a over 20 cubic feet of which is one of the biggest available in the segment. The cargo space increases even further the rear seats folded flat.

Despite all these plus the 2013 Ford Taurus is far perfect on the inside. The tall and center console and thick pillars make the cabin less spacious than it is.

The MyFord System, for all its cosmetic takes some time to because of the wide range of it controls. This system has display screens and three of input. The first is through commands using Ford’s system, the second is through controls, and the third is through the wheel-mounted buttons. The idea there are so many input is a great idea, but the learning can frustrate some people, if the Taurus is their first vehicle.

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Even with the latest the MyFord system is also as with previous models and the controls are difficult to find and use driving. Nevertheless, Ford has care of some of problems the previous Taurus models. For the low-quality hard plastics the previous years have replaced by softer material.

The 2013 Ford Taurus is with anti-lock brakes, and traction control, integrated spot mirrors, full-length curtain airbags, and side airbags for the front seats as The Limited and SHO models get rear sensors and a rearview camera as and the SEL gets these two as optional The Taurus Limited and SHO also get two safety systems- a pre-collision system with adaptive control and a blind spot and warning system.

Driving Experience

The base for the 2013 Ford Taurus is a V-6 engine that delivers 290 and 255 lb-ft of torque, along a six-speed, automatic transmission manual shift button. drive is standard, but all-wheel can be chosen as an option for the Limited and SEL There is also an optional, 2.0-liter, four-cylinder engine delivers 240 horsepower and 270 lb-ft of for the best fuel economy For better performance, however, the SHO is the best bet with its twin-turbocharged, V-6 engine that delivers 365 and 350 lb-ft of torque.

This goes from standstill to 60 mph in 5.8 seconds, but the performance comes an obvious hit on fuel economy.

with the base engine, the quality of the 2013 Ford is quite good. Fuel is better than ever with the Taurus’s new electric-assist steering. Irrespective of the engine customers can expect a well-weighted and car when they choose a Ford Taurus.

Handling is good too, but it is with the sport-tuned suspension of the SHO.

Ford Taurus FWD Electric Cars
Ford Taurus FWD Electric Cars
Ford Taurus FWD Electric Cars
Ford Taurus FWD Electric Cars
Ford Taurus FWD Electric Cars
Ford Taurus FWD Electric Cars
Ford Taurus FWD Electric Cars
Ford Taurus FWD Electric Cars

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