2013 Ford Taurus SHO 4dr All-wheel Drive Sedan Automatic

Select Transmission:

Automatic Manual

Engine Type

Gas V6

MPG (City/Highway)

17/25

Safety Ratings

MSRP

$39,300

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Summary

The 2013 Ford Taurus SHO boasts an impressive lineup of standard features. It is powered by an EcoBoost 3.5L V-6 engine that delivers an exhilarating 365 horsepower with its twin turbochargers. The 6-speed automatic transmission with overdrive ensures smooth and efficient performance. Safety is a top priority with 4-wheel anti-lock brakes, side seat mounted airbags, and the Safety Canopy System that includes overhead airbags for the 1st and 2nd rows. The Taurus SHO also offers automatic climate control, 19″ aluminum wheels, cruise control, ABS, driveline traction control, and the confidence of all-wheel drive.

2013 Ford Taurus SHO 4dr All-wheel Drive Sedan Automatic price

Invoice price

$36,254

Delivery charges

$795

MSRP

$39,300

Total price

$40,095

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NHTSA Crash Test Overall Ratings

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2013 Ford Taurus SHO 4dr All-wheel Drive Sedan Automatic warranty

Basic (months/miles)

Months: 36

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Miles: 36,000

Corrosion perforation (months/miles)

Months: 60

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Miles: unlimited

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Months: 60

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Miles: 60,000

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2013 Ford Taurus SHO 4dr All-wheel Drive Sedan Automatic Colors

Interior Colors
Charcoal Black w/Leather Trimmed Bucket Seats
Charcoal Black/Mayan Gray w/Leather Trimmed Bucket Seats w/Miko Suede Inserts
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Exterior Colors
Deep Impact Blue
Tuxedo Black Metallic
Sterling Gray Metallic
Ingot Silver Metallic
Green Gem Metallic...
Ruby Red Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
White Platinum Metallic Tri-Coat

Engine

Type Gas V6
Engine Size 3.50 l
Cylinders Configuration V6
Displacement 3,500 cc
Compressor Twin Turbo
Drive Type AWD
Horsepower 365 hp @ 5,500 rpm
Torque 350 lb.ft @ 1,500 rpm
Engine Location Front
Valves 24
Compression 10
Stroke 3.49 in
Bore 3.64 in

Fuel

Type Gasoline
Tank Capacity 19 gal

Mileage

EPA City Economy 17
EPA Highway Economy 25
EPA Combined Economy 20
Cruising Range City 342 mi
Cruising Range Highway 494 mi

Transmission

Type
Automatic
Number Of Speeds
6
Description
6 Speed Automatic
First Gear Ratio
4.484
Second Gear Ratio
2.872
Third Gear Ratio
1.842
Fourth Gear Ratio
1.414
Fifth Gear Ratio
1
Sixth Gear Ratio
0.742
Reverse Gear Ratio
2.882
Final Drive Axle Ratio
3.39

Powertrain

Doors

Doors 4

Seating

Number Of Seats 5
Max Seating Capacity 5

Wheels

Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Front Wheel Size 18 x -TBD- in
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size 18 x -TBD- in
Spare Wheel Material Steel

Exterior dimensions

Overall Length 202.91 in
Overall Width 76.18 in
Max Width Without Mirrors 76.20 in
Overall Height 60.71 in
Liftover Height 30.40 in
Track Width Front 65.30 in
Track Width Rear 65.50 in
Wheelbase 112.91 in

Interior dimensions

Passenger Volume 102.20 cu.ft
Trunk Volume 20.10 cu.ft
Front Head Room 39 in
Rear Head Room 37.80 in
Front Shoulder Room 57.90 in
Rear Shoulder Room 56.90 in
Front Leg Room 41.90 in
Rear Leg Room 38.10 in
Cargo Volume 20 cu.ft
Max Cargo Volume 20 cu.ft

Weights

Curb Weight Base 4,241 lb

Steering

Type Power Rack & Pinion
Overall Ratio 15
Turning Diameter Curb To Curb 39.50 ft
Turning Radius Curb To Curb 19.75 ft

Trailering

Max Tongue Dead Weight Hitch 100 lb
Max Trailer Dead Weight Hitch 1,000 lb
Max Tongue Weigth Distributing Hitch 150 lb
Max Trailer Weigth Distributing Hitch 1,000 lb

Braking

Type Power
Primary Abs System 4-Wheel
Front Disc Yes
Rear Disc Yes
Front Brake Rotor Dia 13.86 in
Rear Brake Rotor Dia 13.86 in

Tires

Front Tire Size P235/55R18
Rear Tire Size P235/55R18
Spare Tire Size Compact
Spare Tire Size Compact
Type Performance

Suspensions

Front Type Macpherson Strut
Front Type Extended W/Coil Springs
Rear Type Multi-Link
Rear Type Extended W/Coil Springs

Emissions

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  • Recall Date 02/10/2020

    Campaign ID; 20V072000

    Component Suspension

    Recall Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) Is Recalling Certain 2013-2018 Lincoln Mkt And Ford Flex And Taurus Vehicles With The Police Interceptor Or Sho Performance Pack. The Rear Suspension Toe Links May Fracture Due To Stress On The Rear Suspension.

    Recall Consequences

    A Fractured Rear Toe Link Will Cause A Sudden Change In Vehicle Handling And Increase The Risk Of A Crash.

    Recall Remedy

    Ford Will Notify Owners, And Dealers Will Replace The Rear Suspension Toe Links, Free Of Charge. Remedy Parts Are Not Currently Available. Owners Were Notified About The Recall On March 3, 2020. A Second Notice Will Be Mailed When Remedy Parts Become Available, Which Is Currently Expected To Be The End Of September 2020. The Recall Began October 28, 2020. Owners May Contact Ford Customer Service At 1-866-436-7332 Or Lincoln Customer Service At 1-800-521-4140. Ford'S Number For This Recall Is 20S04.

  • Recall Date 08/25/2016

    Campaign ID; 16V621000

    Component Fuel System, Gasoline

    Recall Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) Is Recalling Certain Model Year 2013-2015 Ford Taurus, Ford Flex, Lincoln Mks And Lincoln Mkt Vehicles Equipped With 3.5L Gtdi Ecoboost Engines And 2013-2015 Ford Taurus Police Interceptor Vehicles. A Component Within The Fuel Pump Electric Module (Pem) May Overheat Causing A Loss Of Electrical Power To The Fuel Pump.

    Recall Consequences

    A Loss Of Power To The Fuel Pump Will Cause The Engine To Stall Or Prevent The Vehicle From Starting, Increasing The Risk Of A Crash.

    Recall Remedy

    Ford Will Notify Owners, And Dealers Will Inspect The Fuel Pem Part Number And Replace The Fuel Pem, As Necessary, Free Of Charge. The Recall Began On December 1, 2016. Owners May Contact Ford Customer Service At 1-866-436-7332. Ford'S Number For This Recall Is 16S31.

  • Recall Date 12/02/2015

    Campaign ID; 15V812000

    Component Fuel System, Gasoline

    Recall Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) Is Recalling Certain Model Year 2013 Explorer, Explorer Police Utility, Taurus, Taurus Police Interceptor, Flex, Lincoln Mks, And Lincoln Mkt Vehicles. In The Affected Vehicles, The Fuel Delivery Module May Crack, Allowing Fuel To Leak.

    Recall Consequences

    A Fuel Leak In The Presence Of An Ignition Source May Result In A Fire.

    Recall Remedy

    Ford Will Notify Owners, And Dealers Will Replace The Fuel Delivery Module, Free Of Charge. The Recall Began On December 21, 2015. Owners May Contact Ford Customer Service At 1-866-436-7332. Ford'S Number For This Recall Is 13S04-S1.

  • Recall Date 06/02/2015

    Campaign ID; 15V340000

    Component Steering

    Recall Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) Is Recalling Certain Model Year 2011-2012 Ford Fusion Vehicles Without A 3.5L Engine And Lincoln Mkz Hybrid Electric Vehicles, 2011 Mercury Milan Vehicles, 2011-2012 Ford Taurus, Ford Flex, Lincoln Mks, And Lincoln Mkt Vehicles Equipped With A 3.5L Gtdi Engine And 2013 Ford Taurus, Ford Flex, Lincoln Mks, And Lincoln Mkt Vehicles Equipped With Any Available Engine. The Affected Vehicles Have Electric Power Steering Assist Systems That May Shut Down As A Result Of A Steering Motor Sensor Fault.

    Recall Consequences

    If The Vehicle Experiences A Loss Of Power Steering Assist, Extra Steering Effort Will Be Required At Lower Speeds, Increasing The Risk Of A Vehicle Crash.

    Recall Remedy

    Ford Will Notify Owners, And Dealers Will Check The Power Steering Control Module (Pscm) For Diagnostic Trouble Codes (Dtc). If Dealers Find Any Loss Of Steering Assist Dtcs, The Steering Gear Will Be Replaced, Free Of Charge. If, No Codes Are Found During The Pscm Inspection, The Pscm Software Will Be Updated, Free Of Charge. The Recall Began On July 21, 2015. Owners May Contact Ford Customer Service At 1-866-436-7332. Ford'S Number For This Recall Is 15S18.

  • Recall Date 01/28/2015

    Campaign ID; 15V040000

    Component Structure

    Recall Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) Is Recalling Certain Model Year 2010-2013 Ford Taurus Vehicles Manufactured December 1, 2009, To July 31, 2010, And 2011-2013 Lincoln Mks Vehicles Manufactured June 1, 2011, To October 31, 2011. In The Affected Vehicles, The Interior Door Handle Return Spring May Unseat, Resulting In Interior Door Handle That Does Not Return To The Fully Stowed Position After Actuation.

    Recall Consequences

    If The Interior Door Handle Return Spring Is Unseated, The Door May Unlatch In The Event Of A Side Impact Crash, Increasing The Risk Of Personal Injury.

    Recall Remedy

    Ford Will Notify Owners, And Dealers Will Inspect All Four Of The Interior Door Handles And Either Repair Or Replace Them, Free Of Charge. The Recall Began March 23, 2015. Owners May Contact Ford Customer Service At 1-866-436-7332. Ford'S Number For This Recall Is 15S02.

  • Recall Date 07/02/2014

    Campaign ID; 14V393000

    Component Power Train

    Recall Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) Is Recalling Certain Model Year 2012-2014 Ford Edge And Lincoln Mkx Vehicles Manufactured September 2, 2010, To November 30, 2013; 2013-2014 Ford Taurus And Lincoln Mks Vehicles Manufactured August 25, 2011, To November 30, 2013; And 2013-2014 Ford Flex And Lincoln Mkt Vehicles Manufactured September 12, 2011, To November 30, 2013. In The Affected Vehicles, The Halfshaft Retention Circlip May Not Have Been Properly Installed, And As A Result, The Halfshaft May Move Outward And Disengage From The Linkshaft While Driving And Without Prior Warning.

    Recall Consequences

    If The Halfshaft And Linkshaft Become Disengaged While Driving, Power Will No Longer Be Transmitted To The Wheels, Increasing The Risk Of A Vehicle Crash. Additionally, If The Parking Brake Is Not Applied Before Exiting The Vehicle, The Vehicle May Roll Away Despite The Transmission Being Placed In 'Park', Increasing The Risk Of Injury To Exiting Occupants And Bystanders.

    Recall Remedy

    Ford Will Notify Owners, And Dealers Will Inspect The Vehicles To Make Sure That The Halfshaft Is Properly Retained. If It Is Not, Dealers Will Replace The Linkshaft And Also Replace The Halfshaft If It Shows Evidence Of Spline Damage, Free Of Charge. The Recall Began On August 4, 2014. Owners May Contact Ford Customer Service At 1-800-392-3673. Ford'S Number For This Recall Is 14S10.

  • Recall Date 05/29/2014

    Campaign ID; 14V285000

    Component Exterior Lighting

    Recall Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) Is Recalling Certain Model Year 2010-2014 Taurus Vehicles Manufactured November 24, 2008, Through February 28, 2014, Originally Sold In, Or Currently Registered In, Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia, Wisconsin And The District Of Columbia. When Used In Areas That Use Road Salt, The License Plate Lamp Assembly May Experience An Electro-Chemical Reaction And Corrosion As A Result Of Water Intrusion.

    Recall Consequences

    This Corrosion May Result In A Short Circuit, Increasing The Risk Of A Fire.

    Recall Remedy

    Ford Will Notify Owners, And Dealers Will Replace The License Plate Lamp Assemblies, Free Of Charge. The Recall Began On July 26, 2014. Owners May Contact Ford Customer Service At 1-800-392-3673. Ford'S Number For This Recall Is 14S08. Note: Under Program 14R01, Ford Will Notify Owners In Non-Corrosion States, And, At The Customer'S Request, Dealers Will Replace The License Plate Lamp Assembly.

  • Recall Date 06/26/2013

    Campaign ID; 13V270000

    Component Latches/Locks/Linkages

    Recall Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) Is Recalling Certain Model Year 2013 Ford Explorer, Taurus, And Lincoln Mks Vehicles Manufactured November 29, 2012, Through December 12, 2012. In The Affected Vehicles, With Sufficient Door Openings And Closings, The Child Safety Locks May Change From An Activated Position To A Deactivated Position Without Notice.

    Recall Consequences

    If The Child Lock Is Deactivated, The Door Could Be Unlocked And Opened From The Inside Which Could Lead To Personal Injury To An Unrestrained Child.

    Recall Remedy

    Ford Will Notify Owners, And Dealers Will Test The Safety Locks. If Necessary, The Locks Will Be Replaced Free Of Charge. The Recall Began On August 2, 2013. Ford'S Recall Number Is 13S07. Owners May Contact The Ford Customer Relationship Center At 1-866-436-7332.

  • Recall Date 05/31/2013

    Campaign ID; 13V227000

    Component Fuel System, Gasoline

    Recall Summary

    Ford Is Recalling Certain Model Year 2013 Explorer, Taurus, Flex, Fusion, Police Interceptor Sedan And Police Interceptor Utility Vehicles; And Certain Model Year 2013 Lincoln Mks, Mkt, And Mkz Vehicles. In The Affected Vehicles, The Fuel Delivery Module May Develop A Crack, Allowing Fuel To Leak.

    Recall Consequences

    A Fuel Leak In The Presence Of An Ignition Source May Result In A Fire.

    Recall Remedy

    Ford Will Notify Owners, And Dealers Will Replace The Fuel Delivery Module, Free Of Charge. The Recall Began On July 20, 2013. Owners May Contact Ford Motor Company Customer Relationship Center At 1-866-436-7332. Ford'S Recall Campaign Number Is 13S04.

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