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3/4 Front Glamour 2012 Ford Taurus

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Specs, Warranty & Reliability

The table below shows all 2012 Ford Taurus specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 2012 Ford Taurus warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.

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2012 Ford Taurus SE 4dr Front-wheel Drive Sedan2012 Ford Taurus SEL 4dr Front-wheel Drive Sedan2012 Ford Taurus SEL 4dr All-wheel Drive Sedan
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  • Overview
    MSRP *$25,555$27,755$29,605
    Invoice *$23,685$25,665$27,329
    Engine3.5L V-6 263 HP 249 ft.lbs. @ 4,500 rpm3.5L V-6 263 HP 249 ft.lbs. @ 4,500 rpm3.5L V-6 263 HP 249 ft.lbs. @ 4,500 rpm
    Transmission6-spd auto w/OD6-spd SelectShift w/OD6-spd SelectShift w/OD
    Fuel Economy City18.0 mpg18.0 mpg17.0 mpg
    Fuel Economy Hwy28.0 mpg27.0 mpg26.0 mpg
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
  • Powertrain
    Engine3.5L V-6 263 HP 249 ft.lbs. @ 4,500 rpm3.5L V-6 263 HP 249 ft.lbs. @ 4,500 rpm3.5L V-6 263 HP 249 ft.lbs. @ 4,500 rpm
    Transmission6-spd auto w/OD6-spd SelectShift w/OD6-spd SelectShift w/OD
    Battery650 amp with run down protection650 amp with run down protection650 amp with run down protection
    Axle Ratio2.773.162.77
    Recommended Fuel Typeregular unleadedregular unleadedregular unleaded
    Fuel Tank19.0 gal.19.0 gal.19.0 gal.
    Exhauststainless steel with chrome tailpipe finishstainless steel with chrome tailpipe finishstainless steel with chrome tailpipe finish
    Drive Typefront-wheelfront-wheelautomatic full-time all wheel
    Locking Hub ControlN/AN/Apermanent
    Traction ControlABS & drivelineABS & drivelineABS & driveline
  • Steering and Suspension
    Electronic StabilityAdvanceTracAdvanceTracAdvanceTrac
    Front Suspensionstrutstrutstrut
    Front Anti-Roll Barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll bar
    Front Springscoilcoilcoil
    Front Shocksgas-pressurizedgas-pressurizedgas-pressurized
    Rear Suspensionindependent multi-linkindependent multi-linkindependent multi-link
    Rear Anti-Roll Barrear anti-roll barrear anti-roll barrear anti-roll bar
    Rear Springscoilcoilcoil
    Rear Shocksgas-pressurizedgas-pressurizedgas-pressurized
    Steeringrack & pinionrack & pinionrack & pinion
    Steering Coolersteering coolersteering coolersteering cooler
    Brakes4-wheel disc4-wheel disc4-wheel disc
    Vented Disc Brakesfrontfrontfront
    Wheels17.0 " painted aluminum18.0 " painted aluminum18.0 " painted aluminum
    Front TiresP235/60TR17.0BSW ASP235/55HR18.0BSW ASP235/55HR18.0BSW AS
    Spare Tire and Wheelcompact steelcompact steelcompact steel
  • Seating and Interior
    Seating Capacity555
    Front Seat Typebucketbucketbucket
    Front Headrestsadjustableadjustableadjustable
    Front Armrestscentercentercenter
    Front Driver Seat Direction Controls8-way (6-way power)8-way (6-way power)8-way (6-way power)
    Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls4-way4-way4-way
    Rear Seats60-40 bench60-40 bench60-40 bench
    Rear Headrestsfixedfixedfixed
    Rear Armrestscentercentercenter
    Seat Trimclothpremium clothpremium cloth
    Door Trimclothclothcloth
    Headlinerfull clothfull clothfull cloth
    Floor Trimcarpetcarpetcarpet
    Floor Matscarpeted front & rearcarpeted front & rearcarpeted front & rear
    Dashboard Insertmetal-looksimulated carbon fibresimulated carbon fibre
    Gear Shift Knob TrimN/Aleather/chromeleather/chrome
  • Comfort and Conveniences
    Vanity Mirrorsdual illuminateddual illuminateddual illuminated
    Rearview Mirrorday-nightauto-dimming day-nightauto-dimming day-night
    Glove Boxlockinglockinglocking
    Dome Lightfadefadefade
    Reading Lightsfront & rearfront & rearfront & rear
    Floor Consolefullfullfull
    Overhead Consolemini with storagemini with storagemini with storage
    Cup Holderfront and rearfront and rearfront and rear
    Seatback Storage222
    Door Binsdualdualdual
    Rear Door Binsrear door binsrear door binsrear door bins
    Cargo Floor Trimcarpetedcarpetedcarpeted
    Trunk Lid Trimcarpetcarpetcarpet
    Cargo Lightcargo lightcargo lightcargo light
    Front Air Conditioningmanualdual zone frontdual zone front
    Climate ControlN/Aautomatic air conditioningautomatic air conditioning
    Air Filterair filterair filterair filter
    Rear Heat Ductsunderseat ductsunderseat ductsunderseat ducts
    RadioAM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scanSIRIUS AM/FM/Satellite, clock, seek-scanSIRIUS AM/FM/Satellite, clock, seek-scan
    Radio Steering Wheel Controlsradio steering wheel controlsradio steering wheel controlsradio steering wheel controls
    CDin-dash mounted singlein-dash mounted singlein-dash mounted single
    MP3 PlayerMP3 decoderMP3 decoderMP3 decoder
    Speakers666
    Antennawindow gridwindow gridwindow grid
    Cruise Controlwith steering wheel controlswith steering wheel controlswith steering wheel controls
    Door Lockspower with 2 stage unlockpower with 2 stage unlockpower with 2 stage unlock
    Remote Keyless Entrykeyfob (all doors)keyfob (all doors)keyfob (all doors)
    Trunk/Hatch/Door Releasepowerpowerpower
    Rear Child Safety Door Locksrear child safety door locksrear child safety door locksrear child safety door locks
    Power Outlets333
    Driver Foot Restdriver foot restdriver foot restdriver foot rest
    Retained Accessory Powerretained accessory powerretained accessory powerretained accessory power
    Instrument Displayanaloganaloganalog
    Tachometertachometertachometertachometer
    Water Temp Gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gauge
    CompassN/Acompasscompass
    Exterior TemperatureN/Aexterior temperatureexterior temperature
    Systems Monitorsystems monitorsystems monitorsystems monitor
    Trip Computertrip computertrip computertrip computer
    Trip Odometertrip odometertrip odometertrip odometer
    Steering Wheeltelescopic tilttelescopic tilttelescopic tilt
    Steering Wheel MaterialN/Aleatherleather
    Front Windowspowerpowerpower
    Rear Windowspowerpowerpower
    1-Touch Opendriverdriverdriver
    Tinted Windowslightlightlight
    Front Windshield Wipersvariable intermittentvariable intermittentvariable intermittent
    Sun Visor Stripsun visor stripsun visor stripsun visor strip
    Rear Defrosterrear defrosterrear defrosterrear defroster
  • Safety
    Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
    Center High Mounted Stop Lightcenter high mounted stop lightcenter high mounted stop lightcenter high mounted stop light
    Front Impact Airbagsdriver and passengerdriver and passengerdriver and passenger
    Driver Side Impact Airbagsseat mountedseat mountedseat mounted
    Passenger Side Impact Airbagseat mountedseat mountedseat mounted
    Overhead Airbagcurtain 1st and 2nd row overhead airbagscurtain 1st and 2nd row overhead airbagscurtain 1st and 2nd row overhead airbags
    Occupancy Sensoroccupancy sensoroccupancy sensoroccupancy sensor
    Side Impact Barsside impact beamsside impact beamsside impact beams
    Seatbelt Pretensionersfrontfrontfront
    Ignition DisableSecuriLockSecuriLockSecuriLock
    Panic Alarmpanic alarmpanic alarmpanic alarm
    Security SystemN/Asecurity systemsecurity system
  • Dimensions and Capacities
    Door Count4 doors4 doors4 doors
    Maximum Cargo Volume20.1 cu.ft.20.1 cu.ft.20.1 cu.ft.
    Exterior Length202.9 "202.9 "202.9 "
    Exterior Width76.2 "76.2 "76.2 "
    Exterior Height60.7 "60.7 "60.7 "
    Wheelbase113 "113 "113 "
    Front Tread65 "65 "65 "
    Rear Tread66 "66 "66 "
    Turning Radius19.8 '19.8 '19.8 '
    Curb Weight4,015 lbs.4,015 lbs.4,224 lbs.
    Max Trailer Weight1,000 lbs.1,000 lbs.1,000 lbs.
    Front Legroom41.9 "41.9 "41.9 "
    Rear Legroom38.1 "38.1 "38.1 "
    Front Headroom39.0 "39.0 "39.0 "
    Rear Headroom37.8 "37.8 "37.8 "
    Front Hiproom56.3 "56.3 "56.3 "
    Rear Hiproom55.8 "55.8 "55.8 "
    Front Shoulder Room57.9 "57.9 "57.9 "
    Rear Shoulder Room56.9 "56.9 "56.9 "
    Passenger Volume102 cu.ft.102 cu.ft.102 cu.ft.
    Interior Cargo Volume20.1 cu.ft.20.1 cu.ft.20.1 cu.ft.
  • Exterior Features
    Bumpersbody-coloredbody-coloredbody-colored
    Grille Moldingschromechromechrome
    Paintclearcoat monotoneclearcoat monotoneclearcoat monotone
    Exterior Mirrorsdual power remote convex spotterdual power remote heated convex spotterdual power remote heated convex spotter
  • Warranty
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
    Major Components Months/Miles60/60,00060/60,00060/60,000
    Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles60/unlimited60/unlimited60/unlimited
    Roadside Assistance Months/Miles60/60,00060/60,00060/60,000
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Safety Rating

Below is the 2012 Ford Taurus safety rating information and crash results as reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The ratings are based on a star system and can vary by style.
StyleFrontal Rating
Side Rating
Limited 4dr All-wheel Drive Sedan
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
Limited 4dr Front-wheel Drive Sedan
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
SE 4dr Front-wheel Drive Sedan
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
SEL 4dr All-wheel Drive Sedan
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
SEL 4dr Front-wheel Drive Sedan
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
SHO 4dr All-wheel Drive Sedan
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat

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