1996 Ford Taurus

VIN: 1FALP52U5TA104140 StockNo: 26212
  • Engine V6 3.0 Liter
  • Drivetrain FWD
  • Transmission Automatic
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  • Air Conditioning
  • A/C
  • Audio
  • AM/FM Stereo
  • Convenience
  • Adjustable Steering Wheel
  • Automatic Headlights
  • Cruise Control
  • Intermittent Wipers
  • Remote Trunk Release
  • Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers
  • Locks
  • Power Door Locks
  • Mirrors
  • Heated Mirrors
  • Power Mirror(s)
  • Window
  • Power Windows
  • Rear Defrost


  • Brakes
  • Front Disc/Rear Drum Brakes
  • Steering
  • Power Steering
  • Wheels
  • Wheel Covers


  • Tire - Front
  • Tires - Front All-Season
  • Tire - Rear
  • Tires - Rear All-Season


  • Drivetrain
  • Front Wheel Drive
  • Engine
  • V6 Cylinder Engine
  • Fuel
  • Gasoline Fuel
  • Transmission
  • A/T


  • Air Bag - Frontal
  • Driver Air Bag
  • Passenger Air Bag
  • Safety Features
  • Child Safety Locks


  • Seat Trim
  • Cloth Seats
  • Seats
  • Bucket Seats
  • Pass-Through Rear Seat
  • Rear Bench Seat



  • Complete solar-tinted glass
  • Red decklid applique
  • Body-color flush-mounted door handles
  • Dual electric remote body-color heated mirrors
  • Tri-colored taillamps
  • Multi-reflector halogen headlamps w/auto on/off delay
  • Body-color fascia w/floating Ford oval
  • Front/rear body-color 5 MPH impact absorbing bumpers
  • 2-speed variable intermittent windshield wipers
  • Clearcoat paint
  • Front/rear splash shields-inc: fender/quarter protection
  • Body-color body-side protection moldings
  • Color-keyed roof moldings
  • Flush moldings-inc: black side windows/windshield/backlight
  • Black rocker panel moldings
  • Full perimeter dual seals w/third seal on door frame


  • Remote decklid release
  • Tilt steering column
  • Color-keyed 4-spoke soft feel steering wheel w/center horn engagement
  • Gauges-inc: temp, fuel, trip odometer, million mile odometer, tachometer
  • 120 MPH speedometer
  • Warning lights-inc: air bags, door ajar, battery, oil pressure, low brake fluid, service engine soon, seat belt reminder
  • Chimes-inc: safety belt reminder, headlamp on, door open, key in ignition
  • Pwr side windows-inc: illum controls, lock-out switch,driver-side express down
  • 13.5 ounce color-keyed carpet w/integral driver foot rest
  • Column shifter w/soft feel handle
  • 60/40 split fold-down rear seat
  • Decklid provisions for tie down in latch
  • Gas-assisted remote release hood
  • Luggage compartment courtesy lights
  • Courtesy dome light switches located on all doors
  • Courtesy lights on front door trim panels
  • Delayed off dome lamp w/on/off auto switch
  • Illuminated entry
  • Cloth covered sun visors w/covered vanity mirrors
  • Day/night rearview mirror
  • Locking illuminated bin-type glove box w/dampened door
  • Side window demisters
  • Illuminated front ashtray
  • Rear heat ducts
  • Rear window defroster
  • Positive shut-off climate control registers on instrument panel
  • Electronic digital clock w/dimming feature
  • Fixed whip antenna
  • Integrated control panel-inc: radio, climate/rear defroster/clock controls
  • Cupholders, coin holder, cassette stowage integral w/center console
  • Illuminated headlamp switch
  • Manual air conditioner-inc: R134a refrigerant, temp control


  • Fuel shutoff switch deactivates fuel pump upon rear impact
  • Auxiliary transaxle oil cooler
  • Independent rear quadralink suspension w/nitrogen gas-pressurized struts
  • 3.77 axle ratio
  • Front wheel drive
  • 58-amp low maintenance battery
  • Battery saver turns off interior lights after 45 minutes
  • 130-amp alternator
  • Electronic engine controls (EEC-V)
  • Independent front MacPherson suspension w/nitrogen gas-pressurized struts
  • Front/rear stabilizer bars
  • Full bolt-on "sparkle" painted wheel covers
  • Pwr rack & pinion steering w/variable assist
  • Pwr front disc/rear drum brakes
  • 16 gallon fuel tank w/tethered quick-release gas cap
  • 3.0L SEFI 12-valve V6 engine
  • Foot operated parking brake


  • Dual air bag supplemental restraint system (SRS)
  • Dual note horn
  • Child-safety rear door locks
  • Manual front/rear outboard seat position lap/shoulder safety belts, center lap belts


Brake Type Power 
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes 
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness 10.8 x 1.0 in
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx 16.0 gal
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion 
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.0 
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.96 
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb 38.0 ft
Suspension Type - Front Indep MacPherson 
Suspension Type - Rear Quadralink 
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs 
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs 
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front 36 mm
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear 36 mm
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front 0.75 in
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear 0.75 in
Front Tire Size P205/65R15 
Rear Tire Size P205/65R15 
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. N/A lbs
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. N/A lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. 1750 lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. 175 lbs
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight 3326 lbs
Front Wheel Size 15 x 6.0 in
Rear Wheel Size 15 x 6.0 in
Spare Wheel Material Steel 


Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume 15.8 ft³
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase 108.5 in
Length, Overall 197.5 in
Width, Max w/o mirrors 73.0 in
Height, Overall 55.1 in
Track Width, Front 61.6 in
Track Width, Rear 61.4 in
Min Ground Clearance 5.4 in
Liftover Height 24.8 in
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
Passenger Volume 101.5 ft³
Front Head Room 39.2 in
Front Leg Room 42.6 in
Front Shoulder Room 57.4 in
Front Hip Room 55.8 in
Second Head Room 36.2 in
Second Leg Room 38.9 in
Second Shoulder Room 56.6 in
Second Hip Room 56.3 in


Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity 11.6 qts
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130 
Engine Order Code 99U 
Engine Type Gas V6 
Displacement 3.0L/182 
Fuel System SEFI 
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 145 @ 5250 
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 170 @ 3250 
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City 20 MPG
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy 29 MPG
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive 
Trans Order Code 44L 
Trans Type
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, 
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic 
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.77 
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.54 
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.26 
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.77 


Vehicle Name Ford Taurus 
Body Style 4 Door Sedan GL 


EPA Classification Mid-Size 
Country of Origin United States Ford  
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