The 2015 Ford Taurus line varies in weight depending on the model, according to Ford; the SHO weighs 4,327 pounds, while the standard front-wheel-drive sedan with a 2.0-liter engine weighs 3,858 pounds. The front-wheel drive model with a 3.5-liter engine weighs 3,917 pounds, and the all-wheel-drive model weighs 4,140 pounds.Know More
A review of the 2013 Taurus SHO model by Wired.com indicates that while the car is relatively heavy at more than two tons, its 3.50-liter EcoBoost V6 engine and six-speed SelectShift automatic transmission make it fast and nimble on the road.
Edmunds reports that the original Ford Taurus weighed about 3,200 pounds.Learn more about Car Makes & Models
Users can program spare key fobs for an existing integrated keyhead transmitter using two existing programmed keys and the steps outlined in the Ford Taurus user manual. The 2015 Taurus can have a maximum of eight coded keys, only four of which can be integrated keyhead transmitters.Full Answer >
Changing a thermostat on a Ford Taurus requires draining the coolant, locating the thermostat and flushing the cooling system. Common symptoms of a failed thermostat include overheating and a knocking noise coming from the radiator.Full Answer >
The fuel capacity of a 2015 Ford Taurus is 19 gallons. The front-wheel drive model with a V6 engine averages 19 miles per gallon in the city and 29 mpg on the highway, while the all-wheel drive version gets 18 and 26 mpg, respectively.Full Answer >
Ford first introduced the Ranger in 1982 with its early release of the 1983 model. The initial Ranger was available as a two-wheel drive only, but released a four-wheel drive model later that year. Ford drew inspiration for its design from the Ford F-series pickup truck.Full Answer >