The 2014 Ford Taurus is a full-size five passengers, sedan offered in SE, Sel, Limited and SHO trim levels. The 2014 Ford Taurus standard equipment on the entry-level SE includes 17-inch wheels, alloy, and the use of integrated blind-area mirrors, LED taillights, the external-access keypad, cruise control, air-conditioning and rear seat vents, a six-way power driver’s seat, 60/40-split-folding seat stand, tilt wheel-and-telescoping and its six-speaker sound system with CD player and an audio auxiliary jack.
2014 Ford Taurus comes with 18-inch wheels; mirrors, heated pool lights; remote ignition; two-zone automatic climate control; Upholstery fabric better; a leather-wrapped steering wheel; an auto-dimming rearview mirror; satellite radio; and the Sync system, which provides Bluetooth phone and audio connections and allows you to take control of phones, iPods and other media players using voice commands.
Options on the seal, there is broad: Group 201A includes rear parking sensors, rearview camera, power pedals Adjustable, MyFord Touch (including the main center of the screen plus two additional displays in the Cluster gauge), two USB ports, a card reader, SD, Jacks Barca video/audio input, increases the Sync service (including cars updates and turn-by-turn directions), and an additional speaker. Freestanding seal options include leather Upholstery (packaged with heated front seats and six-way power passenger seat), a power sunroof, 20-inch wheels, a spoiler make the navigation system and voice-activated.
The Taurus Limited has the MyFord Touch interface and rearview camera as standard, and 19-inch wheels, keyless ignition/entry, interior lights, perforated leather Upholstery, heated/air 10-way power front seats with memory for the driver seat and a wood -trimmed steering wheel power tilt-and-telescoping. Optionally 301A The Limited package adds automatic high beams and wipers, a heated steering ability, an auto-dimming driver-side mirror, the blind-place a warning, pedals Adjustable power, a 12-speaker Sony sound system with HD radio, heated seats and rear and a back guard umbrella. The driver Helping additional package adds adaptive cruise control, collision-warning system a support bandage, tree-keeping assist and an automatic parking system. Options for additional stand-alone for the Limited are 20-inch wheels, a spoilers place, a sunroof, navigation system and multicontour front seats active bolsters and massage feature.
The 2014 Ford Taurus SHO includes all the major equipment Limited and supplements that with a more powerful V6 engine, all-wheel drive, a sport-tuned configuration, shifters row over the pedals, steering wheel, aluminum (which is still Adjustable power), its only tuned, xenon headlamps and unique leather Upholstery with faux-Suede inserts. The optional Ford Taurus SHO Performance package adds performance brake menstrual, the situation is even sportier derivative of for steering and suspension, a different final-drive ratio (for off-the-line acceleration), the defeat of the stability control, 20-inch wheels, summer tires and Suede-made trim on the steering wheel. The stand-alone options are identical to those on the Taurus Limited, without spoilers, which is standard on the SHO.
2014 Ford Taurus Interior
The 2014 Ford Taurus offers a cabin classy-looking, especially the MyFord Touch system is installed. The seats are very comfortable, especially with the optional electronic multicontour front seats with massage built-in. Backseat offers generous head-and legroom, even adults are giants, including building HVAC vents and heated seats are available. At 20.1 cubic feet, trunk is one of the largest you will find in any sedan. Fold down the seats up and you will see that the Taurus offers even more cargo space.
On the downside, the rising Beltline his car, a thick roof pillars and tall center console can feel the environment of the global estimate, despite its voluminous. The Cornucopia of optional safety features is significant because many of these things are usually found only in the equipment list of high-end luxury cars.
The MyFord Touch interface consists of three display screens and gives you the ability to input commands for audio, navigation, phone different functions via voice commands, the touch controls or buttons on the steering wheel. The smart idea in theory and provides some nice customization opportunities. Software updates to further improve the overall usability process, but there is still a learning curve involved, the symptom operator’s screen is difficult to find a travel press.
2014 Ford Taurus Engine
The 2014 Taurus is powered by a 3.5L V-6 engine that produces 288 horsepower and 254 pound-feet of torque. A six-speed motion automatic with shift a manual button on the shifter console and front-wheel drive are standard, while the all-wheel drive is available as an option on the beauty and Sel Limited. EPA fuel economy stands at 19 MPG city/29 MPG highway and 23 MPG combined with front-wheel drive. Choosing AWD drops those numbers to 18/26/21.
Optional on the SE, the front-Drive transparency and attract Limited is a turbocharged 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine that’s rated at 240 HP and 270 LB-ft of torque. The engine is a fuel economy leader, earning EPA ratings of 22 MPG city/32 MPG highway and an impressive 26 MPG combined. The 2014 Ford Taurus SHO gets a 3.5-liter twin-turbocharged V6 that makes 365 HP and 350 LB-ft of torque. All-wheel drive and automatic six-speed shift paddles are standard. In performance testing, 2014 Ford Taurus SHO went from zero to 60 for a quick 5.8 seconds. Fuel economy ratings for the SHO is 17/25/20.
2014 Ford Taurus Safety
The 2014 Ford Taurus comes standard with the stability and traction control, anti-lock disc brakes, front seat side-impact airbag, side curtain airbag and integrated blind glasses. The rearview camera and rear parking sensors are standard on models with the Limited and SHO and optional on the SEL. Optional on the Limited and SHO there is a pre-collision warning with brake and automatic intervention and that we not only help the blind-warning features with the heads of the cross-traffic warning. In government crash test, the 2013 Taurus earned an Overall rating of five stars out of a possible five, including a five-star general for frontal crash protection and five stars for overall side crash protection. The 2014 Ford Taurus also received the best rating of top in the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety crash tests, including moderate imperfect machines, side and roof strength tests.