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2009 Ford Taurus - Specs

2009 Ford Taurus

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Engine Specs
Transmission Specs

Exterior Dimensions
Interior Dimensions


Dimensions and capacities are in inches unless otherwise specified.

Engines 2009 Ford Taurus
3.5-liter V-6
60 degree V-6, Aluminum block and heads
Intake Manifold
Composite, split plenum
Exhaust Manifolds
Cast iron
Forged steel
6,700 rpm
Idle Speed in Drive
620 rpm
Throttle Body
65 mm, electronic
DAMB, 4 valves per cylinder, intake variable camshaft timing
Valve Diameter Intake
37 mm
31 mm
High temperature cast aluminum alloy with low-friction coated skirts, low tension rings
Connecting Rods
Cracked powder metal
Pencil coil
Bore x Stroke
3.6 x 2.4 in. / 92.5 x 88.7mm
213 cu. in. / 3,496 cc
Compression Ratio
263 @ 6,250 rpm
Horsepower Per Liter
249 lb.-ft. @ 4,500 rpm
Recommended Fuel
87 octane unleaded
Fuel Capacity
20 gallons
Fuel Injection
Sequential multi-port fuel injection
Oil Capacity
5.5 quarts with filter
Recommended Oil
GF4, 5W-20
Emission Control
Closed loop with catalyst
Federal Standards
Tier II/Bin 5 tailpipe, T2e evaporative
California Standards
ULEVII tailpipe, L2e evaporative

Drivetrain 2009 Ford Taurus
Layout Front-wheel drive and All-Wheel drive
Transmission: Gear ratios (:1):
6-speed automatic overdrive
     1st 4.484
     2nd 2.872
     3rd 1.842
     4th 1.414
     5th 1.000
     6th 0.742
  Reverse 2.882
Final Drive FWD 3.16
AWD 2.77

Suspension 2009 Ford Taurus
Front Macpherson strut and rear facing L-shaped lower control arm with isolated subframe and stabilizer bar
Rear Independent multi-link suspension coil over shock and hydro-formed lower control arms

Steering 2009 Ford Taurus
Type Power rack and pinion
Steering Column Tilt Adjustable
Ratio 17:1
Turns, lock-to-lock 2.98
Turning circle curb-to-curb 12.05m / 39.5 ft.

Brakes 2009 Ford Taurus
Type Standard 4-wheel ABS (4 channel); Traction control
Optional AdvanceTrac®
Front Disc
Swept Area 63.3 in.2
Rear Disc
Swept Area 58.9 in.2
Power Assist Yes

Wheels and Tires 2009 Ford Taurus
SEL 17-inch 8-spoke aluminum wheels, P215/60Rx17 BSW tires
Limited 18-inch 8-spoke aluminum wheels, P225/55Rx18 BSW tires
Optional on SEL and Limited 18-inch 7-spoke chrome-clad wheels, P225/55Rx18 BSW tires

Exterior Dimensions (inches unless otherwise noted) 2009 Ford Taurus
Wheelbase 112.9
Vehicle length 201.8
Vehicle width (without mirrors) 74.5
Vehicle height at curb 61.5
Track width Front 64.3
Rear 64.4

Interior 2009 Ford Taurus
Seating Capacity 5
Headroom Front row 39.6
Second row 38.8
Legroom Front row 41.3
Second row 41.2
Shoulder room Front row 57.8
Second row 57.6
Hip room Front row 53.7
Second row 53.6

Weights and Capacities (pounds unless otherwise noted) 2009 Ford Taurus
Total passenger volume 108 cu.ft.
Total interior volume 129.2 cu.ft.
Luggage capacity 21.2 cu.ft.
Maximum towing capacity (properly equipped) 1,000
Base curb weight FWD 3,741
AWD 3,930
Power-to-weight ratio (lbs/hp) FWD 14.22
AWD 14.94
Fuel Economy (city/hwy) FWD 17/24
AWD 18/28

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