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2000 Ford Taurus

Canadian MSRP

$24,595 - $28,095

Owner Score
2000 Ford Taurus

Key Specifications for 2000 Ford Taurus

Fuel Economy 7.7 - 12.6 City/HWY combined
Horsepower 153 - 200 hp
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Engine FuelSystemGasoline, FuelSystemFlexFuel
Torque 185 - 200 ft-lb
Seats 5 - 8

Trim Comparison

Standard Not Available Optional
4dr Sdn LX
4dr Sdn SE
4dr Wgn SE
4dr Sdn SEL
4dr Wgn SEL
4dr Sdn LX
4dr Sdn SE
4dr Wgn SE
4dr Sdn SEL
4dr Wgn SEL
 
MSRP
24,595
MSRP
25,895
MSRP
26,795
MSRP
26,895
MSRP
28,095
 
Gas/Ethanol V6 Gas V6
Gas/Ethanol V6 Gas V6
Gas/Ethanol V6 Gas V6
Gas/Ethanol V6 Gas V6
Gas/Ethanol V6 Gas V6
 
3.0L/181 3.0L/182
3.0L/181 3.0L/182
3.0L/181 3.0L/182
3.0L/181 3.0L/182
3.0L/181 3.0L/182
 
SMPI
SMPI
SMPI
SMPI
SMPI
 
153 hp @ 4900 rpm 200 hp @ 5750 rpm 153 hp @ 5250 rpm
153 hp @ 4900 rpm 200 hp @ 5750 rpm 153 hp @ 5250 rpm
153 hp @ 4900 rpm 200 hp @ 5750 rpm 153 hp @ 5250 rpm
153 hp @ 4900 rpm 200 hp @ 5750 rpm 153 hp @ 5250 rpm
153 hp @ 4900 rpm 200 hp @ 5750 rpm 153 hp @ 5250 rpm
 
185 ft-lb @ 3900 rpm 200 ft-lb @ 4500 rpm 185 ft-lb @ 3250 rpm
185 ft-lb @ 3900 rpm 200 ft-lb @ 4500 rpm 185 ft-lb @ 3250 rpm
185 ft-lb @ 3900 rpm 200 ft-lb @ 4500 rpm 185 ft-lb @ 3250 rpm
185 ft-lb @ 3900 rpm 200 ft-lb @ 4500 rpm 185 ft-lb @ 3250 rpm
185 ft-lb @ 3900 rpm 200 ft-lb @ 4500 rpm 185 ft-lb @ 3250 rpm
 
Power Steering
Power Steering
Power Steering
Power Steering
Power Steering
 
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive
 
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
 
Gasoline Flex Fuel
Gasoline Flex Fuel
Gasoline Flex Fuel
Gasoline
Gasoline
 
12.0 - 12.1 L/100 km
12.0 - 12.1 L/100 km
12.5 - 12.6 L/100 km
12.0 - 12.1 L/100 km
12.5 - 12.6 L/100 km
 
7.7 L/100 km
7.7 L/100 km
8.1 L/100 km
7.7 L/100 km
8.1 L/100 km
 
7.7 - 12.1 L/100 km
7.7 - 12.1 L/100 km
8.1 - 12.6 L/100 km
7.7 - 12.1 L/100 km
8.1 - 12.6 L/100 km
 
61.0 - 68.0 L
61.0 - 68.0 L
61.0 - 68.0 L
61.0 L
61.0 L
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Front Disc Rear Drum
Front Disc Rear Drum
4 Wheel Disc
Front Disc Rear Drum
N/A
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
6 - 8 N/A
5 - 6 N/A
6 - 8 N/A
5 - 6 N/A
8 N/A
 
996 mm
996 mm
998 mm
996 mm
998 mm
 
1072 mm
1072 mm
1072 mm
1072 mm
1072 mm
 
1458 mm
1458 mm
1458 mm
1458 mm
1458 mm
 
919 mm
919 mm
988 mm
919 mm
988 mm
 
988 mm
988 mm
978 mm
988 mm
978 mm
 
1438 mm
1438 mm
1438 mm
1438 mm
1438 mm
 
447 L
447 L
N/A
447 L
N/A
 
 
 
2756 mm
2756 mm
2756 mm
2756 mm
2756 mm
 
5017 mm
5017 mm
5070 mm
5017 mm
5070 mm
 
1854 mm
1854 mm
1854 mm
1854 mm
1854 mm
 
1400 mm
1400 mm
1463 mm
1400 mm
1463 mm
 
137 mm
137 mm
140 mm
137 mm
140 mm
 
1468 - 1474 kg
1468 - 1474 kg
1559 - 1563 kg
1468 - 1474 kg
1559 - 1563 kg
 
P215/60R16
P215/60R16
P215/60R16
P215/60R16
P215/60R16
 
P215/60R16
P215/60R16
P215/60R16
P215/60R16
P215/60R16
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Owner Scores

Based on 12 reviews
Comfort 9
90% Complete
Performance 8
80% Complete
Fuel Economy 7
70% Complete
Interior Design 8
80% Complete
Exterior Styling 7
70% Complete
Reliability 9
90% Complete

Owner Reviews

Ronin Solid and dependable. July 22, 2014 SE
Overall Score
This is my Mom's car and she has maintained it beyond manual recommendations, and kept it garaged. She has the service history documentation to verify all work done. It has mostly gone to Winnipeg and back, but has seen BC many times also.....so lots of highway miles on it. It runs smooth as a top, and I'm sure it could easily go another 200,000 km's without any major issues. I would keep it myself but have three vehicles already. This would be a great car for a new young driver to get started in.
Comfort 8
80% Complete
Performance 8
80% Complete
Fuel Economy 6
60% Complete
Interior Design 6
60% Complete
Exterior Styling 6
60% Complete
Reliability 8
80% Complete
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Recall Information

Recall number
Recall date
System affected
Model year(s) affected
Recall number
2000280
Recall date
2000-11-28
System affected
Other
Model year(s) affected
2000
Manufacturer Recall Number:
00L03
Units Affected:
3,357
Notification Type:
Compliance Mfr
Certain vehicles do not comply with the requirements of CMVSS. 110 - Tire Selection and Rims. The "vehicle capacity mass " and "designated seating capacity" information was not printed on the safety certification labels. Correction: Owners will be provided with a supplemental label, along with instructions for affixing the label adjacent to the vehicle certification label.
Recall number
2001044
Recall date
2001-02-21
System affected
Lights And Instruments
Model year(s) affected
2000 2001
Manufacturer Recall Number:
01S06
Units Affected:
3,853
Notification Type:
Compliance Mfr
Certain vehicles equipped with deck lid mounted rear spoilers do not comply with the requirements of CMVSS 108 - Lighting System and Retroreflective Devices. With the ignition key in the run or start positions, and the hazard lights turned on, the spoiler mounted centre high mounted stop lamp is activated at a reduced intensity without depressing the brake pedal. In addition, under these same circumstances, the brake-shift interlock can be circumvented. Correction: Dealers will install a jumper/resistor assembly at the spoiler.
Recall number
2001067
Recall date
2001-03-16
System affected
Brakes
Model year(s) affected
2000 2001
Manufacturer Recall Number:
01S08
Units Affected:
23,561
Notification Type:
Safety Mfr
On certain vehicles, the adjustable pedal assembly may have excess grease that could potentially enter the stop lamp switch and contaminate the contacts. This could lead to a build up of carbon, and potentially a short circuit. A short circuit could either cause the stop lamps to remain on, or cause a loss of stop lamp function. Correction: Brake lamp switch will be replaced and excess grease will be wiped off the adjustable pedal assembly.
Recall number
2001068
Recall date
2001-03-16
System affected
Lights And Instruments
Model year(s) affected
2000
Manufacturer Recall Number:
01S09
Units Affected:
5,235
Notification Type:
Safety Mfr
On certain vehicles, the headlamp switch knob may have been molded from a plastic material that is more brittle than the intended material. This material may be overstressed when the knob is installed on the switch, leading to a later fracture, and in some cases, separation of the knob from the headlamp switch. If this should occur, it may be difficult for the driver to activate the headlamps. Correction: Headlamp switch knob will be replaced with one made of the intended material.
Recall number
2001204
Recall date
2001-08-13
System affected
Other
Model year(s) affected
2000 2001
Manufacturer Recall Number:
01S24
Units Affected:
83,005
Notification Type:
Safety Mfr
Certain passenger cars, sport utility vehicles, and light and medium duty pickup trucks. A switch located in the plastic cover of the wiper motor gear case could malfunction and overheat, potentially resulting in loss of intermittent wiper function, loss of wiper park function, complete loss of wiper function, smoke or, potentially, ignition of the plastic cover material. Switch malfunction is most likely to occur when the intermittent setting of the wipers is being used, or when snow or ice obstructs the blades from returning to the "parked" position at the bottom of the windshield. Loss of visibility while driving increases the risk of a crash. Correction: Dealers will inspect the date code on the wiper motor. Motors built with the suspect time frame will have the wiper motor gear case cover replaced.
Recall number
2002187
Recall date
2002-10-11
System affected
Other
Model year(s) affected
2000 2001 2002
Manufacturer Recall Number:
02S40
Units Affected:
40,145
Notification Type:
Safety Mfr
On certain vehicles equipped with adjustable pedals, the manufacturing process of the subject Taurus adjustable pedal assembly resulted in variability in lateral pedal spacing ranging from 41mm to 85mm. Discussions with drivers of vehicles with adjustable pedals disclosed that some were unfamiliar with the feature. Decreased brake to accelerator pedal spacing may increase the risk of simultaneous application of the brake and accelerator pedals which may cause a collision, injuries or death. Correction: Owners will be instructed as to the proper way to set the position of the pedals and to take their vehicles to a dealer to have the spacing between the brake and accelerator pedal measured. If the spacing is found to be less than 50mm, the dealer will adjust the pedals to increase the distance between them to greater than 50mm.
Recall number
2004092
Recall date
2004-03-12
System affected
Lights And Instruments
Model year(s) affected
2000 2001 2002 2003
Manufacturer Recall Number:
04S12
Units Affected:
70,813
Notification Type:
Safety TC
On certain vehicles, a malfunctioning stop lamp switch and/or associated wiring may render the stop lamps inoperable or cause them to stay on all the time. If the switch and/or wiring fail in the open position, the brake lights will not activate and the driver will not be able to shift the vehicle out of park. If they fail in the closed position, the brake lights will remain on, which will not allow the speed control to be activated. This could also cause the battery to discharge. Correction: Dealer will install a newly designed stop lamp switch and wire assembly.
Recall number
2004252
Recall date
2004-07-19
System affected
Suspension
Model year(s) affected
1999 2000 2001
Manufacturer Recall Number:
04S17
Units Affected:
59,758
Notification Type:
Safety TC
On certain vehicles, the front coil springs may fracture when operated in high corrosion areas (where salt is used on the roadways in winter). The potential for corrosion causing a spring to fracture increases with the number of kilometres and years in service on the vehicle. A fractured spring could move past the spring seat and contact a front tire causing a rupture resulting in a rapid air loss. Correction: For vehicles sold in or are currently registered in the provinces of Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and Labrador, dealers will install protective spring shields as specified in recall campaign 04S17. In addition, Ford will notify nationwide all 1999 to 2001 Taurus and Sable owners of a Customer Satisfaction Program 04M04 in which Ford will provide additional repair coverage for replacement of fractured front coil springs for a period of 10 years from the original date of sale of the vehicle, or up to 240 000 kilometres, whichever occurs first.

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