...This V6 is mated to a four-speed automatic transmission. Expect to average 20 mpg in the city and 27 mpg on the highway. Safety: Front disc/rear drum brakes are standard. An optional Safety/Security package bundles seat-mounted side airbags for front occupants, antilock brakes and traction control into one group. The Ford Taurus earned a perfect five-star rating in NHTSA frontal crash testing and three stars in side-impact tests. In 40-mph frontal offset testing conducted by the IIHS, the Taurus has earned a "Good" rating and was named a "Best Pick" among family cars. Interior Design and...
...While the base model SE comes with power features, cruise control, and keyless entry, the SEL upgrades the look with wood accents, a power driver's seat, and a CD player. The 2006 Taurus earns top ratings for front impact, thanks to dual front airbags, but only earns three stars for side impact. Front-side airbags can be added, along with ABS and traction control. Bundled packages adds more luxuries, such as leather seats, a power passenger seat, and a CD changer, and a rear spoiler can be added to cut through the exterior blandness of the front-wheel drive sedan.The 2006 Taurus may be...
...Options include leather seating surfaces and heated mirrors. Under the Hood Only a single 3.0-liter V-6 is available for 2006:a Vulcan overhead-valve engine that produces 153 horsepower. The four-speed-automatic transmission incorporates adaptive shift control. Safety The front airbags deploy at one of two inflation levels based on crash severity and whether or not the seat belts are buckled. Side-impact airbags, antilock brakes and traction control are optional. Driving Impressions The Taurus sedan is satisfying in most respects, but it doesn't stand above the midsize pack, which includes...
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