About 2011 Ford Taurus SHO
The Taurus series lineup is looking for a new boost as of late. And the manufacturers are hoping that the 2011 Ford Taurus SHO will deliver just that. The new “SHO” acronym that comes with the name literally stands for “Super High Output”, so you know there is much in store here. The readers are encouraged to report their expectation and experience with this car. Here are some commonly asked questions about this car.
Q. Who are the competitors of the 2011 Ford Taurus ?
A. Acura TL and Dodge Charger are two main competitors of the Ford Taurus.
Q. Any information on the styling of the 2011 Ford Taurus ?
A. The styling approach used with the 2011 Ford Taurus isn’t about to deliver significant facelift or changes to the exterior design of this vehicle. They have instead incorporated subtle styling changes to distinguish it from other Taurus models.
On the inside, you will be pleased with the unique dashboard trim given to the 2011 Ford Taurus SHO. The cabin design lacks leg room provided inside and is not as spacious as one would have expected from a vehicle of this size.
Q. Any comment on the Engine ?
A. In terms of engine, the 2011 Ford Taurus SHO amps it up a little bit with a 3.5-liter V6, while also adding high-pressure direct fuel injection and two turbochargers to give more horsepower to this vehicle. The figures for the performance data of this vehicle should not be any farther away from that of the 2010 model, which is about 365 horsepower. The model is also equipped with six-speed automatic transmission
Q. What is the fuel economy of the 2011 Ford Taurus ?
A. The fuel economy rating is expected to be of decent performance with an average of 17 mpg on the city and 25 mpg on the highway. photo credit http://www.jenkinsford.com
Pro’s of 2011 Ford Taurus SHO
*Above average fuel economy rating;
*Reliable safety features;
*Outstanding performance for a large car.
Con’s of 2011 Ford Taurus SHO
*There is lack of significant styling changes.
2011 Ford Taurus SHO pricing details not vary significantly from the 2010 model, with the starting price expected at $37,770.
You can expect that price to go up though once all other options are incorporated into the final model. You will have to add $2,000 more to the overall price by adding some features such as sunroof, heated and cooled fronts, and the 390-watt Sony audio system. Meanwhile, there is another additional upgrade package costing at $3,000 that include mirror-mounted rearview camera, BLIS system, power adjustable pedals, heated rear seats, and power rear sunshade.
The Bottom Line
The 2011 Ford Taurus SHO is the ideal choice of vehicle for those looking for a sedan that is big and has advanced technological features. Needless to say, this is one vehicle model suited for the modern consumer’s taste. And yet, the price range is very much attainable, which makes it all the more appealing.