2012 Ford Taurus SE specs & colors

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EPA Classification Large Cars

Spare Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Size Compact in
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Front Wheel Size 17 x -TBD- in
Rear Wheel Size 17 x -TBD- in
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) N/A
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) N/A

Engine Type Gas V6
Displacement 3.5L/213
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 249 @ 4500
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 263 @ 6250

EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy N/A
Cruising Range - Hwy 532.00 mi
Fuel Economy Est-Combined 22 MPG
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City 18 MPG
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined N/A
EPA MPG Equivalent - City N/A
Cruising Range - City 342.00 mi
Estimated Battery Range N/A mi
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy 28 MPG

Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.84
Trans Type 6
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.74
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/manual shift
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.41
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.77
Trans Description Cont. Again Not Available
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.87
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.48
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.88

Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs

Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness 13.0 x -TBD- in
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Not Available
Brake ABS System (Second Line) N/A
Brake Type Pwr
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness 12.4 x -TBD- in

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx 19.0 gal
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx N/A gal

Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall N/A ft
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) N/A
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.0
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb 41.0 ft

Rear Tire Size P235/60R17
Spare Tire Size Compact
Front Tire Size P235/60R17

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. 1000 lbs
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. 1000 lbs
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. 100 lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. 150 lbs

Base Curb Weight 4015 lbs

Min Ground Clearance N/A in
Front Shoulder Room 57.9 in
Front Leg Room 41.9 in
Front Hip Room 56.3 in
Trunk Volume 20.1 ft³
Track Width, Front 65.3 in
Track Width, Rear 65.5 in
Height, Overall 60.7 in
Second Shoulder Room 56.9 in
Second Hip Room 55.8 in
Wheelbase 112.9 in
Passenger Capacity 5
Length, Overall 202.9 in
Second Leg Room 38.1 in
Front Head Room 39.0 in
Width, Max w/o mirrors 76.2 in
Second Head Room 37.8 in
Passenger Volume 102.2 ft³
Liftover Height 30.4 in

Remote keyless entry w/SecuriCode entry keypad -inc: integrated key-head transmitter Standard
Rear seat heat ducts Standard
(3) auxiliary pwr points Standard
60/40 split fold-flat rear seat w/adjustable center head restraint -inc: fold down armrest w/cupholders Standard
Front seatback map pockets Standard
Front wheel drive Standard
Easy Fuel capless refueling Standard
Pwr steering Standard
MyKey system -inc: top speed limiter, audio volume limiter, early low fuel warning, programmable speed alert chimes, BeltMinder w/audio mute Standard
Front dome/map lamp Standard
17" painted sparkle silver aluminum wheels Standard
Pwr windows w/driver one-touch up/down Standard
Child safety rear door locks Standard
Lockable glove box w/damped door Standard
AdvanceTrac w/electronic stability control Standard
2.77 final drive ratio Standard
Black pwr mirrors -inc: integrated spotter mirror Standard
Automatic wiper-activated halogen headlamps Standard
SOS Post-Crash Alert System Standard
Solar tinted glass Standard
Pwr door locks Standard
Front cloth bucket seats -inc: 6-way pwr driver seat w/manual lumbar/recline, 2-way manual passenger seat Standard
Front/rear carpeted floor mats Standard
Rear window defroster Standard
Body-color door handles Standard
Sliding front sunvisors w/illuminated visor vanity mirrors Standard
P235/60R17 all-season BSW tires Standard
6-speed automatic transmission -inc: hill mode Standard
Rear seat reading lamps Standard
Front side-impact air bags Standard
Safety Canopy front/rear curtain airbags w/rollover sensor Standard
4-wheel anti-lock disc brakes w/brake assist Standard
Cruise control Standard
Air conditioning w/particulate air filter Standard
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel -inc: cruise & audio controls Standard
Dual chrome exhaust tips Standard
Dual-stage front air bags w/front passenger sensing system Standard
Fixed interval intermittent windshield wipers Standard
BeltMinder for driver/front passenger safety belts Standard
Lower anchors & tethers for children (LATCH) system on rear outboard seat locations Standard
3.5L V6 Duratec engine Standard
Brake & engine actuated traction control Standard
Remote perimeter lighting Standard
Compact spare tire Standard
Personal safety system -inc: safety belt pretensioners, load-limiting retractors, driver seat position sensing, crash severity sensing Standard
Instrumentation cluster -inc: message center w/trip computer Standard
AM/FM stereo w/CD/MP3 player -inc: (6) speakers, audio input jack Standard
Delayed accessory lighting Standard
SecuriLock passive anti-theft system Standard
Vinyl-wrapped front center console -inc: armrest, storage bin & removable trinket tray Standard
Incandescent tail lamps -inc: red surround Standard

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