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2012 Ford Taurus SEL Specs

Ford Taurus

2012 Ford Taurus SEL FWD powered by 3.5-liter V6 Gas Engine.

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Overview
Select configuration:
$27,755
Starting Price (MSRP)
Engine
3.5-liter V6 Gas
Transmission
TBC
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Body Type
Sedan
Seating capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
20.1 ft³
Fuel Economy
City: 18 MPG
Hwy: 27 MPG

Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

  • Engine
    3.5-liter V6 Gas
  • Horsepower
    263 hp @ 6250 rpm
  • Torque
    249 lb-ft @ 4500 rpm
  • Drivetrain
    Front Wheel Drive

Steering

  • Steering Type
    Pwr Rack & Pinion
  • Turning Diameter
    41 ft

Wheels

  • Front Wheel Size
    18" x TBD
  • Rear Wheel Size
    18" x TBD

Suspension

  • Front Suspension
    MacPherson Strut
  • Rear Suspension
    Multi-link

Tires

  • Front Tire
    P235/55R18
  • Rear Tire
    P235/55R18
  • Spare Tire
    Compact

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

  • Combined
    21 MPG
  • City
    18 MPG
  • Highway
    27 MPG

Emissions

  • CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
    8.3 Tons/yr
  • EPA rating
    4

Fuel Tank

  • Fuel Tank Capacity
    19 gallons
  • Cruising Range City
    342 miles
  • Cruising Range Highway
    513 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

  • Length
    202.9 in
  • Height
    60.7 in
  • Max Width
    76.2 in
  • Front Width
    65.3 in
  • Rear Width
    65.5 in
  • Wheelbase
    112.9 in

Interior Space

  • Seating Capacity
    5 seater
  • Front Seat Leg Room
    41.9 in
  • Front Seat Headroom
    39 in
  • Front Seat Shoulder Room
    57.9 in
  • Front Seat Hip Room
    56.3 in
  • Rear Seat Leg Room
    38.1 in
  • Rear Seat Headroom
    37.8 in
  • Rear Seat Shoulder Room
    56.9 in
  • Rear Seat Hip Room
    55.8 in

Weight and Trailing

  • Curb Weight
    4,015 lbs

Cargo Space

  • Trunk Volume
    20.1 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Interior Materials

  • Charcoal Black, Cloth seat trim
  • Light Stone, Cloth seat trim

Optional Interior Materials

  • Charcoal Black, Leather seat trim
  • Light Stone, Leather seat trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

  • HD Radio
    Not Available
  • Bluetooth Connection
    Not Available
  • Hard Disk Drive Media Storage
    Not Available
  • Premium Sound System
    Not Available
  • Satellite Radio
    Standard
  • Smart Device Integration
    Not Available
  • WiFi Hotspot
    Not Available
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
    Standard
  • Entertainment System
    Not Available
  • MP3 Player
    Standard

Interior Trim

  • Bucket Seats
    Standard
  • Cloth Seats
    Standard
  • Leather Seats
    Standard
  • Leather Steering Wheel
    Standard
  • Premium Synthetic Seats
    Standard
  • Vinyl Seats
    Standard
  • Woodgrain Interior Trim
    Standard

Comfort

  • Heads-Up Display
    Not Available
  • Navigation System
    Not Available
  • Steering Wheel Audio Controls
    Standard
  • Power Liftgate
    Not Available
  • Power Mirror(s)
    Standard
  • A/C
    Standard
  • Adaptive Cruise Control
    Not Available
  • Automatic Parking
    Not Available
  • Climate Control
    Standard
  • Cooled Front Seat(s)
    Not Available
  • Cooled Rear Seat(s)
    Not Available
  • Cruise Control
    Standard
  • Hands-Free Liftgate
    Not Available
  • Heated Front Seat(s)
    Optional
  • Heated Rear Seat(s)
    Not Available
  • Heated Steering Wheel
    Not Available
  • Keyless Entry
    Standard
  • Multi-Zone A/C
    Standard
  • Power Driver Seat
    Standard
  • Power Passenger Seat
    Optional
  • Remote Engine Start
    Optional
  • Remote Trunk Release
    Not Available
  • Seat Memory
    Not Available
  • Universal Garage Door Opener
    Not Available
  • Seat-Massage
    Not Available
  • Rear A/C
    Not Available
  • Keyless Start
    Not Available
  • Navigation from Telematics
    Not Available
  • Telematics
    Not Available

Additional Packages

200A equipment group order code

base vehicle

201A equipment group order code

$700

SYNC voice-activated communications & entertainment system w/Bluetooth capability, USB port, 911 assist, vehicle health reports, traffic reports, GPS-based turn-by-turn directions & info services, reverse sensing system

202A equipment group order code

$3,300

SYNC voice-activated communications & entertainment system w/Bluetooth capability, USB port, 911 assist, vehicle health reports, traffic reports, GPS-based turn-by-turn directions & info services, reverse sensing system, ambient lighting, intelligent access w/push button start, rear view camera, pwr adjustable pedals, AM/FM stereo w/6-disc CD/MP3 changer, Sony (12) speaker premium audio system, 19" painted sparkle aluminum wheels w/P255/45R19 performance tires, 3.16 final drive ratio *Rear view camera displays in rear view mirror* *GROSS*

Safety

Safety Features

  • Back-Up Camera
    Not Available
  • Cross-Traffic Alert
    Not Available
  • Rear Parking Aid
    Not Available
  • Blind Spot Monitor
    Not Available
  • Lane Departure Warning
    Not Available
  • Lane Keeping Assist
    Not Available
  • ABS
    Standard
  • Night Vision
    Not Available
  • Tire Pressure Monitor
    Not Available
  • Brake Assist
    Standard
  • Stability Control
    Standard
  • Traction Control
    Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

  • Overall Rating
  • Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
  • Side Crash Rating
  • Rollover Rating

Airbags

  • Driver Air Bag
    Standard
  • Front Head Air Bag
    Standard
  • Front Side Air Bag
    Standard
  • Knee Air Bag
    Not Available
  • Passenger Air Bag
    Standard
  • Rear Head Air Bag
    Standard
  • Rear Side Air Bag
    Not Available
  • Seatbelt Air Bag
    Not Available

Warranty

Warranty Summary

  • Basic
    3 Years / 36,000 Miles
  • Corrosion
    5 Years / Unlimited Miles
  • Drivetrain
    5 Years / 60,000 Miles
  • Roadside Assistance
    5 Years / 60,000 Miles