The 2012 Ford Taurus is a full-size sedan available with optional AWD. The standard Taurus is powered by a 3.5-liter V6 engine that produces 263 hp and 249 lb-ft of torque. Paired with a 6-speed automatic transmission fuel mileage falls within an EPA estimated range of 17 mpg city to 28 mpg highway, depending on drivetrain selection (standard FWD or optional AWD). For increased performance Ford offers the revived SHO trim level, equipping the Taurus with a 3.5-liter twin-turbocharged V6 engine that produces 365 hp and 350 lb-ft of toque. Coupled with a 6-speed automatic transmission with paddle activation, fuel mileage is an EPA estimated 17 mpg city and 26 mpg highway. Features include 20-inch wheels, twin chrome exhaust tips, navigation system with satelite radio, push-button start, rear view camera, ambient lighting, leather-trimmed heated front seats, climate-controllled front seats, and HD radio. Safety is comprised of adaptive cruise control, collision warning with brake support, blind sport information system with cross traffic alert, front-impact airbags, side-impact airbags, ovearhead airbags, anti-lock brakes, and stability control. The Taurus is backed by a 3-year/36,000-mile warranty.
2012 Ford Taurus trims & prices