The 2016 Ford Taurus is a full-size sedan, recently redesigned for model year 2013 is in competition with the Buick LaCrosse, Dodge Charger, Chevrolet Impala, Hyundai Azera, Chrysler 300, Nissan Maxima, Kia Cadenza and Toyota Avalon.
2016 Ford Taurus Features
The 2016 Ford Taurus is available in four version. The 2016 Ford Taurus SE is the base model, while the SEL expanded the car with dual-zone automatic temperature control, auto-dimming rear-view mirror, outdoor, temperature, satellite radio and an improved cabin lining. The Taurus SEL also includes more than 18 in. Alloy wheels, heated exterior mirrors and remote engine start system.
The 2016 Ford Taurus Limited has leather seats, including 10 electric adjustment and heating and ventilation for driver and front passenger. In addition, the Limited is equipped with rear sensors of the Service Park, MyFord Touch infotainment system without passive entry key with engine start button, tilt and telescoping steering wheel and power adjustable pedals. Inside and outside, the package is upgraded, and limited Taurus mounts on 19-in. Aluminum wheels.
The 2016 Ford Taurus SHO (Super High Output) is a version of the set performance Taurus, one with a twin-turbo V6 engine, all-wheel drive (AWD), paddle shifters and a sport mode drive for transmission, a sport suspension, dual exhaust pipes, and 20 in. Aluminum wheels. This version looks different due to special interior and exterior trim, and a set of HID headlights are standard.
2016 Ford Taurus Engine
The Ford Taurus is equipped with 3.5-liter V-6 engine and is standard for 2016 Ford Taurus SE, SEL and Limited trims. A 6-speed automatic transmission drives the front wheels of the car, and an All Wheel Drive is optional. For better fuel economy, try the turbocharged 2.0-liter EcoBoost available 4-cylinder engine. It is offered only with front-wheel drive and requires premium fuel to its maximum 240 horsepower.
The 2016 Ford Taurus SHO has a twin-turbocharged 3.5-liter EcoBoost V-6 engine with 365 horsepower. A four-wheel drive is standard coupled with this version to 6-speed automatic transmission. Ford recommends premium fuel for this engine of choice.
2016 Ford Taurus Fuel Consumption
The 2016 Ford Taurus EPA-rated to 19 mpg city and 29 mpg on the highway when equipped with the 3.5-liter V-6. Select drop the AWD system and optional these figures to 18 mpg and 26 mpg on. The optional 2.0-liter EcoBoost 4-cylinder engine reduces fuel consumption by around 22 mpg highway / 32 mpg city, but the recommendation of premium fuel could fuel gains compensated. Defined benefit Taurus SHO, the standard AWD should get 17 mpg city / 25 mpg highway.
2016 Ford Taurus Safety
The 2016 Ford Taurus team developed a number of standard and optional technologies to improve comfort, safety, connectivity and driving behavior. Standard equipment includes the torque vectoring control, curve control, a reversing camera and Bluetooth connectivity Sync including 911 Assist. In the event of an accident, the 911, the system automatically transmits speed rescue teams help at the scene of a collision.
Safety features for 2016 Ford Taurus include anti-Blind Spot Information with alarm system, the system of maintenance of cross-traffic road that first warns the driver and helps the bull in the expected way travel, and an adaptive cruise control system with a warning before the collision with the brake assist system.
MyFord Touch infotainment and navigation system Ford 2016 Taurus with passive keyless entry with push button start engine for the year. Ford Securi Code unique technology allows essentially the owner, a password to create the interior of the car access by a discrete keyboard on the door-frame. In addition to these features the Taurus with massage function multi-contour seats can forward Active movement, as well as an active system Park Assist, which controls the car into a parking space parallel be equipped, while the driver operates the transmission and the pedals for 2016 Ford Taurus.