New 2014 Ford Taurus is on the market. Ford Taurus still remains to be one of the renowned models by Ford. It is a sedan model that has been the market for a long time and still manages to impress a lot of potential buyers with its great performance and amazing appearance. Its fascia has undergone a couple of changes since its first inception, from a box shaped exterior to the modern attitude it bears now.
The new Taurus model features new designs that will make it highly marketable in the market. Some of the additional benefits will enable the vehicle to perform better than its predecessors. It has a better handling compared to the current model in addition to being lighter in weight. 2014 Taurus is anticipated to offer better and improved accessories not forgetting the great performance offered.
2014 Ford Taurus Redesign
The new 2014 Ford Taurus has enough potential to perform better than its competitors. It features enhanced safety accessories such as anti lock braking, normal airbags, computer controlled traction and stability and other relevant sensor features. In addition to that, it is also equipped with rain sensing wipers park assisting, unique alerts for cross traffic, blind spot sensors and collision warning.
Ford did a major upgrade on the exterior appearance of the 2014 model. Additional standard features and new color paints are some of the few noticeable and impressive upgrades. Different wheel appearance, new hood and grille design and LED taillights incorporate some of the changes. Wind drag is effectively reduced by the shutters located on the grille, this ends up reducing the fuel consumption. New Taurus appears bigger than its previous models suiting well with other models such as the Toyota Avalon and Chrysler 300.
Aboard the 2014 model are push button ignition button, automatic controlled steering wheel and temperature controlled seats among others. A center console and instrument panel grace the interior of the vehicle which is carried over from the current model. An 8 inch touch display is available for navigation and entertainment. The cabin is both comfy and spacious enough offering plenty of room for both the passengers and driver.
2014 Ford Taurus Engine
New sedan 2014 Ford Taurus will come with two drive options: front wheel or all wheel drive option. This is a unique feature for a sedan model, giving the Taurus and edge over other sedans in the market. Under the hood will be a 3.6l V6 engine expected to pump out 290hp with a matching six speed. The estimated fuel consumption rating is 29mpg highway and 19mpg city. The all wheel drive option gives a less fuel consumption.
Drivers will have the option of selecting a different engine option. A 2.0l V4 engine estimated to deliver a 237hp will be the optional engine variant.
This 2.0l will probably make use of the EcoBoost technology. The fuel efficiency of this engine is marked at 31mpg freeway. An additional engine variant will be offered to give buyers a wide variety of choices to suit different needs and personalities. A SHO version offering a better performance than the above engine variants is also offered. Being a V6 engine, it is expected to deliver a 365hp with the power transmitted by an automatic gearbox having paddle shifters. 25mpg freeway and 17mpg street is the estimated fuel consumption.
2014 Ford Taurus Price and release date
This new 2014 Ford Taurus will be available in the market sometime this year. However the starting price is still under wraps.