Ford Company is revealing its new 2016 Ford Taurus. It will undergo many changes and will be fully redesigned in order to look even more appealing.
2016 Ford Taurus Exterior design and changes
First of all, 2016 Ford Taurus will appear significantly lighter than its predecessor. Lightweight materials, used in its construction, will make it much faster, more fuel efficient and aerodynamic. It will ride on the same platform as Ford Fusion, so it will be wider and longer than the current model. It will be a front-drive vehicle. As for the external appearance, many changes will be made. On the front end, we will notice an elegant grille in the shape of hexagon and a pair of rectangular head lamps equipped with LED lighting. Bumpers will be larger, and the spoiler will be slightly redesigned. The wheels will be, most likely, 20-inch alloys. With elegant and a bit aggressive look, it will be very popular worldwide.
Interior design and equipment
Since the brand new 2016 Ford Taurus will have larger platform, the interior will be more spacious. There will be more leg and headroom for all the occupants. A large touch screen display will be placed in the center of the dashboard. The seats will be comfortable and probably upholstered in leather. It will be equipped with latest technology such as Bluetooth, air conditioning, great audio system, navigation and safety features: airbags, cameras and many others more.
Engines and transmission
It is still not confirmed what type of engine will power this new model. According to some speculations, it will be a 2.3-liter EcoBoost engine with the output of 365 horsepower. It will be mated to nine-speed automatic gearbox. The other option is a 3.5 liter V6 engine paired with six-speed automatic transmission. The fuel consumption is estimated to be 19 mpg in the city and 29 mpg on the highway.
Release date and expected price
The release date of 2016 Ford Taurus is planned for the third quarter of 2015. As for its price, it is not yet confirmed. However, according to some speculations, it is predicted to be around $39,000.