Used 2001 Ford Taurus

2001 Ford Taurus
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2001 Ford Taurus


  • Excellent value for the money, high level of safety, available as a sedan or a wagon.


  • Rental car stigma, front seats lack comfort, no rear disc brakes on the sedan.

Used 2001 Ford Taurus for Sale

Ford Taurus 2001 SES 4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl 4A)
50,975 miles
Used 2001
Ford Taurus
Est.Loan: $92/mo
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Taurus is the popular mid-size sedan without the boredom factor. While most sedans in its class seem designed to blend into the scenery, the Taurus stands out like a wildebeest in plaid pajamas. Not only does the Taurus look like it came from the future, it drives like it came over from Europe, and with something double its really quite reasonable price tag. **NEW CAR TRADE**CLEAN CARFAX NO ACCIDENTS**ONLY 50K MILES!! This 2001 Ford Taurus SES is in excellent condition! VISIT OUR SHOWROOM TODAY AT 25284 PLEASANT VALLEY ROAD #110, CHANTILLY, VA 20152. CONTACT OUR SALES DEPARTMENT AT 703-574-4736. WWW.CHANTILLYAUTOSALES.COM
Ford Taurus 2001 SES 4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl 4A)
103,524 miles
Used 2001
Ford Taurus
Est.Loan: $113/mo
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Vibrant White Clearcoat 2001 Ford Taurus SES FWD 4-Speed Automatic with Overdrive 3.0L V6 24VHere at Hagerstown Ford, each one of our vehicles must pass a rigorous 172 point inspection to be sold on our lot. We pride ourselves on the vehicles we have for sale and do our best to accurately describe them. All of our Used Vehicles are Maryland State Inspected, which is one of the most rigorous inspections in the nation! 2001 Ford Taurus SES FWD. Recent Arrival! Odometer is 17201 miles below market average! 2718 HighwayCity MPGHagerstown Ford is located at the Crossroads of America , the intersection of I-70 and I-81 in Hagerstown , Maryland. We pride ourselves on making sure every customer has a great buying experience with us! Need financing? We do that too!!! Hagerstown Ford works with a multitude of banks to give you the best choice for your financing needs.
Ford Taurus 2001 SEL 4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl 4A)
79,740 miles
Used 2001
Ford Taurus
Epovo Auto Group
8.8 mi away
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Ford Taurus 2001 SE 4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl 4A)
178,412 miles
Used 2001
Ford Taurus
Keystone Ford
62.8 mi away
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A good car that suffers a bad rap. Problem is, in the hotly contested midsize family sedan segment, good isn't good enough.

vehicle overview

For several years now, the Taurus has been the Yankee entry in the best-selling- car-in-America war. It's like the WWF, but for cars. Each year, the Taurus jumps into the ring to duke it out with the Honda Accord and Toyota Camry. The goal? To earn that prestigious title of No. 1, or the "best-selling car in America."

In hopes of putting the Taurus on top for 2000, Ford put its main contender through the automotive equivalent of a Tae-Bo class, endowing it with better safety, styling, power and suspension. The current Taurus' main feature is Ford's Personal Safety System. It's a collection of components that allows the car to more fully understand the nature of a crash and factors in whether or not the seatbelts are in use. With the system, the dual-stage airbags inflate at two different rates, depending on the situation. Additionally, safety belts are equipped with pre-tensioners that are designed to help reduce the risk of force-related injuries in a crash. Taurus also becomes the first car in North America to offer power-adjustable brake and accelerator pedals, allowing drivers of smaller stature to move the pedals toward their feet, rather than moving the seat too close to the steering wheel.

Last year's styling changes were a welcome improvement. All exterior panels on the 2001 Taurus are carried over from last year.We give the '01 Taurus high marks in the ride and handling department. On the road, the car transmits truly usable feedback to the wheel, letting the driver know what is happening with the tires. The Taurus has a compliant suspension with excellent rebound shock valving for spirited canyon driving, yet without the harshness that can render a cross-country drive unenjoyable. Drive the Taurus into a turn, prod the throttle and the car responds in a predictable manner. Yet on the highway, passengers are treated to a comfortably smooth ride.

The 2001 Taurus powertrains include the 3.0-liter Vulcan and 3.0-liter Duratec V6s. The main difference between the two engines is the cylinder heads. The base Vulcan has two valves per cylinder, while the Duratec has four. The four-valve motor makes 200 horsepower at 5650 rpm and 200 foot-pounds of torque at 4,400 rpm. The base engine makes do with 155 horsepower at 4,900 rpm and 185 foot-pounds at 3950 rpm.

All Tauri get a four-speed automatic. Both the Vulcan and Duratec engines meet low-emission vehicle (LEV) standards in California and the Northeastern states.

The Taurus has always been a good value and now it's better than ever. And with the number of 2000s out there, the car is apparently a popular American-nameplate alternative to an Accord or Camry. Especially when price is factored into the picture.

2001 Highlights

After the 2000 redesign, updates are minor. A Lower Anchor and Tether for Children (LATCH) is now standard on all models. LATCH is an anchoring system for child safety seats. Also new is Spruce Green Clearcoat Metallic, an increase in fuel tank capacity to 18 gallons, a six-disc CD changer standard on SES models, power locks standard on LX and an optional rear spoiler.

Consumer reviews

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Nothing but problems
I bought this car for $5000 and have owned it since 2007. In the time I've owned it I've had to replace the fuel pump, rack and pinion, PCM (main computer) all the censors, gas cap, the ac has gone out, and now the car is randomly dying while driving it. I've been told that the PCM has to be replaced again to fix the issue. This is the most unreliable car I've ever owned!
Nice car so far
Bought with 17,000 miles. Already had brake work done and new tires. I had to put a EGR sensor on it, but other than that, haven't had to repair anything else, yet. Car is very pretty, but not much room inside, plus seats are not comfy. Lots of road noise to get used to. Has 45,000 miles on it now, after 1 1/2 years. Hoping it won't start falling apart. Miss the large trunk I used to have on my Grand Marquis. No comparison to the comfort that car had. All in all, so far this has been a nice car.
Very Very Impressed!
Bought this car because I couldn't afford to drive my Tahoe every day anymore at $4.00 per gallon... and Didn't want to give up the utility of the Tahoe. This wagon had 57k on it when I bought it and has 126k on it now. Runs the interstate well at 85, gets 25 mpg, AC is ice cold, heater could be better. Once I got rid of the continental tires and put on GoodYear Triple Treads, this car handles like a race car and will handle all the snow with ease. Have driven to colorado in winter, and florida for vacation few few times and never had any problems. Everything still works. Will keep till it dies!
Great if you need a big ol' cruiser
I bought this car used at 30,000 miles. Like so many of the Tauruses, the front rotors were trashed and the rear brake components were about ready to go and all needed to be replaced. Have your brakes inspected by a competent shop! The car ran great until the dealer did a tune up. After that point the engine knocked terribly, except with premium fuel and they said there was nothing they could do. On the freeway, it was great, about 28mpg. When I moved to the city it got between 12-16mpg which was not acceptable. Other than that, it never broke down and had LOTS of room.
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Features & Specs

16 city / 24 hwy
Seats 6
4-speed automatic
155 hp @ 4900 rpm
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Used 2001 Ford Taurus Overview

The Used 2001 Ford Taurus is offered in the following submodels: Taurus Sedan, Taurus Wagon. Available styles include SE 4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl 4A), SES 4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl 4A), SEL 4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl 4A), LX 4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl 4A), and SE 4dr Wagon (3.0L 6cyl 4A).

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Save up to $124 on one of 2 Used 2001 Ford Taurus for sale at dealerships within 25 miles of Ashburn, VA with prices as low as $4,495 as of10/16/2018, based on data from dealers and consumer-driven dealer ratings ranging from4.6 to 5 out of 5 stars.

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  • The Used 2001 Ford Taurus SES is priced between $4,495 and$5,500 with odometer readings between 50975 and103524 miles.

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Should I lease or buy a 2001 Ford Taurus?

Is it better to lease or buy a car? Ask most people and they'll probably tell you that car buying is the way to go. And from a financial perspective, it's true, provided you're willing to make higher monthly payments, pay off the loan in full and keep the car for a few years. Leasing, on the other hand, can be a less expensive option on a month-to-month basis. It's also good if you're someone who likes to drive a new car every three years or so.

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