The 2012 Ford Taurus Sedan provides car buyers with a unique driving experience. This can be attributed to the fact that it is a mid-size family car that boasts an athletic appeal on the outside and a luxurious feel on the inside. The exterior is aerodynamic, with eye-catching wheels and a front grill that makes you take notice. Inside, the 2012 Ford Taurus Sedan offers an abundance of room for front and backseat passengers while also delivering on cargo space. If you are looking for even more cargo room for hauling a few extra bags of golf clubs, sporting equipment or luggage, there is a wagon version available as well.
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The Ford Taurus Sedan is an updated version of its predecessor and it is front wheel drive. However, there is an all-wheel option available in the higher trims, which comes in handy if you drive a lot in rain, snow or ice. The standard engine for the 2012 Ford Taurus Sedan is a 3.5-liter V-6 engine, which produces 263 horsepower and 249 pound-feet of torque. This achieved while also returning 18 mpg in the city and 28 mpg on the highway. For those who need a faster car, then the high performance SHO model should be the model to go for. It comes with a supercharged 3.5-liter V-6 engine that employs a twin turbo system and produces a significant amount more power than the other models. At 365 horsepower, the SHO model is truly a beast on the road; it is only available as a six-speed manual, which more drivers prefer for performance reasons. The 2012 Ford Taurus Sedan is offered in several trims, which include the following; SHO, SE, SEL and Limited version.
When it comes to safety, the 2012 Ford Taurus Sedan delivers. This has always been a top-rated family car, and this year's models continues to deliver. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety rated this vehicle as "Good" in frontal-offset, side-impact and roof-strength crash tests, which is the highest rating given out. Just a few of the standard safety features include tire pressuring monitoring, post-collision safety system, stability and traction control, emergency braking assist, child seat anchors, rear door safety locks, dusk sensing headlamps, anti-lock brakes and air bags galore.
It does not matter if you have a family that you haul around or if you are a single college student, the 2012 Ford Taurus has something to offer every one. Any driver can appreciate a harmonic blend of sportiness, luxury and safety.