Forget your grandma’s old sedan: The redesigned Ford Taurus is now cool to drive again! The 2011 Ford Taurus is without a doubt the most innovative new sedan coming out this year. Russell & Smith Ford is Houston’s home for New Ford Cars and Used Ford Trucks and has a wide array of Taurus’ in all kinds of trim levels. The SE model starts at just over 25 grand, making this car right for everyone. Under the hood the SE is running a 3.5 liter V6 and a six-speed transmission, the Taurus gets up to 28 MPG at highway speeds; Pretty incredible fuel economy for a 4 door sedan that zips down the road like a muscle car.
Jumping up in price to the SEL and Limited variants enhances the luxury of the Taurus’ interior comfort. For $3,000-$5,000 more than the SE, these Taurus versions allow drivers to ride on heated leather seats, embrace the ease of paddle select shifters and listen to SIRIUS satellite radio.
These high end models come with all the bells and whistles imaginable: great stereo, the Ford-exclusice SYNC system, even rear cameras to warn you about obstacles behind the rear bumper.
Getting out of the typical sedan style, Ford unleashes the Taurus SHO. This model has all of the right features inside and out, especially under the hood. The SHO’s 3.5 liter EcoBoost motor can keep up with any car on the road and still delivers a respectable 25 miles per gallon. A true dual exhaust system helps the SHO breathe and the race proven all-wheel drive system delivers traction in any extremes. This Taurus comes equipped with a sport tuned suspension and aerodynamics package that enables the SHO to handle like a dream. Don’t worry about not being able to see at night or in the rain. The SHO comes standard with High-Intensity Discharge headlights that keep the road in view even in bad weather.
From the base level SE all the way up to the rubber-burnin’ SHO, the 2011 Ford Taurus is a great value and great fun to drive.