Research 2001 Ford Taurus specs for the trims available. Choose the desired trim / style from the dropdown list to see the corresponding specs.

LX 4dr Sedan LX


Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Brake Type Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 8.9 x 1.5
Brake ABS System
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.9 x 1.0

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 17.0

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.6


Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 115
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600


Engine Type Gas/Ethanol V6
Engine Order Code 992
Engine Order Code 99S
Engine Order Code 99U
Engine Type Gas V6
Displacement 3.0L/181
Fuel System SMPI
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 200 @ 5650
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 155 @ 4900
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 200 @ 4400
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 185 @ 3950

Exterior Dimensions

Liftover Height (in) 26.0
Wheelbase (in) 108.5
Length, Overall (in) 197.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.0
Height, Overall (in) 57.8
Track Width, Front (in) 61.6
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.1
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.4

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.0

Interior Dimensions

Second Hip Room (in) 55.7
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.6
Second Leg Room (in) 38.9
Second Head Room (in) 38.1
Front Hip Room (in) 54.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.3
Front Leg Room (in) 42.2
Front Head Room (in) 40.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) 104.7
Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Capacity 6


EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27


Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.68
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.0
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.7


Vehicle Name Ford Taurus
Body Style 4 Door Sedan
Body Style 4 Door Sedan


Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 22.1
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) .73
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) .81
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 22.1
Suspension Type - Rear Quadralink
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs


Front Tire Order Code
Spare Tire Size T135/70D16
Rear Tire Size P215/60R16
Front Tire Size P215/60R16
Spare Tire Order Code
Rear Tire Order Code


Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1750
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 125
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 175
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1250


Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.77
Clutch Size (in)
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.26
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.54
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.77
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD,
Trans Type 4
Trans Order Code 44L
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive


EPA Classification Mid-Size

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3326


Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 4
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Material Steel