Specs

Research 2003 Ford Taurus specs for the trims available. Choose the desired trim / style from the dropdown list to see the corresponding specs.

LX Standard 4dr Sedan LX Standard

Brakes

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

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 17.0

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.6

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD -

Engine

Displacement 3.0L/182
Fuel System SMPI
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 200 @ 5650
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 155 @ 4900
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 200 @ 4000
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 185 @ 3950
Engine Order Code
Engine Type Gas V6

Exterior Dimensions

Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.0
Wheelbase (in) 108.5
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.1
Liftover Height (in) 26.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.4
Track Width, Front (in) 61.6
Length, Overall (in) 197.6
Height, Overall (in) 56.1

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.0

Interior Dimensions

Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.3
Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Capacity 6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 104.7
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 Leg Room (in) 42.2
Front Head Room (in) 40.0

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20

Steering

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

Summary

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

Suspension

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

Tires

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

Trailering

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

Transmission

Trans Order Code
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
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
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD
Trans Type 4

Vehicle

EPA Classification Mid-Size

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3336

Wheels

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