Ford’s large sedan is coming back with the next generation. New 2017 Ford Taurus will feature its recognizable elegant look, with many great improvements.
EXTERIOR AND INTERIOR
New model comes with a lot of updates and changes, both on the exterior and on the interior. It will be up to 500 pounds lighter than its predecessor, which will contribute to the better fuel economy and will improve the overall performance. Some of the changes that will be visible on the front side of the vehicle include a redesigned grille, new bumper with daytime running lights, and HID headlights. At the back, stylish LED taillights will give the new 2017 Ford Taurus a more attractive appearance. The cabin of the new model will be spacious and comfortable. It will be equipped with high-quality materials such as leather. Back seats will be able to fold, in order to provide more luggage space. We will also see many high-tech features including a new LCD screen, Sony audio system, wireless charging, rearview camera, cross traffic alert, dual-zone climate control, as well as many more.
2017 FORD TAURUS ENGINE
Although at this point we can only rely on predictions, it is certain that the new 2017 Ford Taurus will come with a couple of engine options. The first one will most likely be a 2.0-liter V6 engine that will be capable of delivering 240 horsepower and 268 lb-ft of torque. This unit will be able to accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in just 6 seconds. Another option for the engine of the new model will probably be a 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6 engine that will be able to produce up to 365 horsepower. These engines will be paired with either a 6-speed or 9-speed automatic transmission system and come with the front-wheel drive system as a standard. New Taurus will also come with improved mileage, which should put this sedan even higher in its class.
RELEASE DATE AND EXPECTED PRICE
We still do not know the official release date of the new 2017 Ford Taurus. However, new model will most likely be released in the second half of 2016. When it comes to its price, it is expected to start at around $35,000 for the base model.