Ford unveiled the new 2010 Taurus today at the Detroit Auto Show. sales will begin in the summer, and prices will start at $25,995 – the same price as 2009 models.
The 2010 Taurus comes with a more sculpted and powerful design, with new headlights combined with recessed parking lamps frame a new expression of the signature Ford three-bar grille and a new lowered roofline. It gets new exterior colors: Candy Red Metallic Tint, White Platinum Metallic, Steel Blue Metallic, Gold Leaf Metallic and Ingot Silver Metallic and new 17- to 20-inches wheels.
Inside, a forward-leaning center stack – home to the climate controls, audio components and available navigation screen – flows in a continuous unbroken form through the instrument panel and down into the center console. The smart design allows for the interior to be formed with unbroken lines to impart seamless quality and craftsmanship.
The 2010 Taurus comes standard with Ford’s proven Duratec 3.5-liter V-6, generating 263 hp and 249 lbs-ft of torque. The engine is mated to a six-speed automatic transmission with a Grade-Assist hill-holding rollback prevention feature, paired with an economical 2.77 final drive ratio.
|Model||Series Code||Base vehicle price||MSRP|
|SE||P2D||SE – Front Wheel Drive||$25,170|
|SEL||P2E||SEL – Front Wheel Drive||$27,170|
|Limited||P2F||Limited – Front Wheel Drive||$31,170|
|SEL||P2H||SEL – All Wheel Drive||$29,020|
|Limited||P2J||Limited – All Wheel Drive||$33,020|
|SHO||P2K||SHO – All Wheel Drive||$37,170|
Press release after the jump.