2017 Ford Taurus is redesign of seventh generation sedan, which was presented at the Motor Show in Shanghai. This model is popular on the Chinese and North American markets. Body is made on CD4 platform that is shared with the Lincoln MX and Ford Fusion. The use of lightweight materials reduces the overall weight of the vehicle. The exterior design features new headlights, front grille, LED rear lights, chrome moldings and other details. Vehicle dimensions have increased compared to the previous model and offer more space inside the cabin. In addition a big attention has been paid back row seat with lumbar support for the back. Drive system relies on the Eco Boost family of economical and efficient engines. This system is paired with a new generation of transmissions that brings new forms changes of speed.
2017 Ford Taurus – Under the hood
2017 Ford Taurus under the hood hides a number of power units. The base engine is a 2.0-liter four-cylinder that is highly effective. Top offer is a 3.5-liter V6 Eco Boost engine with turbocharging. The engines are mated to a nine-speed automatic transmission that transmits power to all four wheels. Chinese market will get a 2.7-liter twin-turbocharged Eco Boost V6 engine with front-wheel drive. New technology provides to reduced fuel consumption and the vehicle used as a patrol vehicle for many agencies in America. Excellent suspension and steering system delivers good drive-ability. Data on acceleration are not yet available but expect the details in the future.
2017 Ford Taurus – Specs
2017 Ford Taurus has a spacious and modern interior. On the center console is a large LCD screen, a new instrument panel with stitched leather, automatic climate control, navigation, wireless technology and more. Electric seat adjustment and other functions will provide the necessary comfort. Sale started of the end 2016 year. There will be several trim levels. Direct competitors are the Chevrolet Impala and the Dodge Charger. The price of this model has not yet been determined but is expected to be higher than the cost of current models.