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2013 Ford Taurus EcoBoosted to 32 MPG Highway

The 2013 Ford Taurus offers more than just refreshed exterior styling. Ford has added an optional 2.0-liter, turbocharged four-cylinder EcoBoost engine to the Taurus lineup for 2013, and the automaker states in a press release that the Taurus is EPA-certified at 32 mpg on the highway with that engine. Ford has not provided estimates for city fuel economy, and data on the 2013 Taurus is not yet available on the EPA website. However, Ford says that the Taurus 2 ... continue reading»

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NHTSA Investigating Ford Taurus for Stuck Throttle

The federal government’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has opened an investigation into Ford Taurus cars from the 2005 and 2006 model years for complaints alleging a stuck throttle. NHTSA says that its Office of Defects Investigation has received 14 complaints from Taurus owners regarding the stuck throttle, which may be caused by a detached cruise control cable. “Complaints allege engine speeds as high as approximately 4,000 RPM after shifting into Park or Neutral,” the ODI reports. “Some ... continue reading»

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