Ford 2006MY Automobile User Manual

2006MY
Vehicle Line: TAURUS
Marketing Strategy and Mix Recommendations
Marketing Strategy Key Points:
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SE and SEL series in Sedan
Safety and Security Package is available on both SE and SEL series
SE Preferred Equipment Package and the SEL Premium Package are upgrade packages for both
series
Wood steering wheel, shift knob and woodgrain appearance appliqué trim on the center console,
door trim and center instrument panel are standard on the SEL
One new color: Tungsten
Cigarette lighter now standard equipment
Key Messages:
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Taurus continues to deliver the best value in a mid-sized family car by offering the best combination
of safety, performance, comfort, purposeful innovation and quality at an affordable price
Recommended Mix:
Retail Mix*
SE Sedan
SEL Sedan
85%
15%
Engine Type
3.0L 2V 6-Cyl. Engine
Key Packages
SE Preferred Equipment Package
SEL Premium Package
Safety and Security Package
Key Options
Audio, AM/FM Stereo w/In-Dash CD
Audio, 6-Disc CD Changer
Brakes, Anti-Lock
Mirrors, Heated
Moonroof
Seats, 5-Passenger w/Floor Console
Wheels, 5-Spoke Painted Aluminum
*Rates above represent full model year retail projections
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100%
100%
50%
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40%
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50%
40%
50%
20%
25%
20%
35%
60%
20%
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25%
20%
35%
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2006 TAURUS
MAJOR PRODUCT CHANGES
OVERVIEW
The 2006 Taurus features minor exterior, interior and safety changes.
EXTERIOR CHANGES
MODEL/SERIES AVAILABILITY
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Colors Added:
— Tungsten Clearcoat Metallic (T8)
Colors Deleted:
— Dark Shadow Grey Clearcoat Metallic
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SE Wagon (P58) and SEL Wagon (P59) have
been discontinued for the 2006MY
SE Sedan (P53) and SEL Sedan (P56) will
continue to be available in the 2006MY
NEW PACKAGE CHANGES
POWERTRAIN CHANGES
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3.0L V6 FFV available – Fleet Option Only
NOTE: The 3.0L V6 FFV engine is not
available in the following states: CA, NY,
VT, MA and ME. FFV is available in all other
states.
HomeLink® garage door opener added to SEL
Premium Package (deleted as Std. equipment
on SEL)
3.0L 4V 6-cylinder Duratec engine has been
discontinued
2006 TAURUS ORDER COMBINATIONS
SE Sedan 3.0L 2V V6 4-Speed Automatic
¾ Body Code: P53
¾ Order Code: 100A
SEL Sedan 3.0L 2V V6 4-Speed Automatic
¾ Body Code: P56
¾ Order Code: 200A
Product Changes and Features Availability
Features, options and package content subject to change. Please check www.fmcdealer.com or Dealer eStore for the
most current information.
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2006 TAURUS
MAJOR PRODUCT SUMMARY
The following equipment is standard as indicated. Each series includes the standard equipment of the previous series,
except where additions/exceptions are noted:
SE
Powertrain/Functional
• Brakes – power assisted, front disc/rear drum
• Drivetrain – front wheel drive
• Engine – 3.0L 2V 6-Cylinder Vulcan
• Transmission – 4-speed automatic
Exterior
• Mirrors – black electric remote control
• Moldings – color keyed bodyside
• Remote Keyless Entry System
• Wheels – 16" steel wheels w/cover
• Windshield wipers – variable intermittent
Interior
• Air conditioning – manual control
• Audio – AM/FM stereo cassette
• Floor mats – front & rear
• Message center w/trip computer
• Power locks & windows
• Seats – 6-passenger cloth seating w/dual recliners, front
armrest, front seat map pockets, 2-way head restraints &
center seating console
• Speed control
• Sunvisor w/covered mirrors
Safety/Security
• Air bags – 2nd generation driver & front passenger
• Battery saver feature
• Emergency inside trunk release
• Illuminated entry
• LATCH System (Lower Anchors & Tethers for CHildren) in
rear outboard seats
• Personal Safety System™
• SecuriLock® / Immobilizer-Anti-Theft System
SEL
All SE content, plus:
Exterior
• Mirrors – dual body color, electric remote control w/security
approach lamps
• Remote Keyless Entry System w/keyless entry keypad
• Wheels – 16" 7-spoke machined aluminum wheels
Interior
• Anti-Theft System (perimeter)
• Audio – AM/FM stereo w/single CD
• Compass – displayed in message center
• Exterior temperature display – displayed in message center
• Mirror – electrochromic rearview
• Seats
– 5-Passenger cloth seating w/dual recliners, front armrest,
front seat map pockets, 2-way head restraints & storage
console
– Power driver seat, 6-way w/manual driver lumbar
– 60/40 split-fold rear seat
• Sunvisor – illuminated w/vanity mirror
• Wood interior trim accents – center stack, instrument panel,
steering wheel, gear shift knob & door switch bezels
Please see Standard Equipment pages for more details.
Product Changes and Features Availability
Features, options and package content subject to change. Please check www.fmcdealer.com or Dealer eStore for the most current information.
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2006 TAURUS
STANDARD EQUIPMENT
The following items are standard on every 2006MY TAURUS vehicle:
POWERTRAIN/FUNCTIONAL
• INTERIOR (Continued)
• Alternator – 130-amp
• Lights
• Battery – low maintenance 58-amp
− Light Group – dual beam map & dome lamp (dome lamp
• Brakes – power assisted front disc/rear drum
only on moonroof equipped vehicles)
• Drivetrain – FWD (front wheel drive)
− Courtesy dome switches located on all four doors
− Headlamp – illuminated w/chime reminder
• Engine – 3.0L Vulcan 2V 6-cylinder
− Warning lights – air bags, door ajar, battery, oil
• Fuel tank – 18.0 gallon
• Spare tire – convenience mini-size
pressure, brake, service engine soon & safety belt
• Steering – power rack & pinion w/variable assist
reminder
• Suspension – independent front & rear
− Low fuel
• Tires – P215/60Rx16 A/S
− Delayed-off dome lamp
• Transmission – 4-speed automatic transmission
− Front door courtesy light, ashtray, luggage compartment
• Locks – power door, illuminated controls
• 100,000 mile tune-up interval
• Luggage compartment – low liftover
EXTERIOR
• Antenna – fixed whip quarter panel-mounted
• Message center w/trip computer functions
• Bumpers – front & rear 5-mph impact absorbing, body color
• Mirrors – day/night rearview
• Door handles – body color flush-mounted
• Power points – (2) dual 12-volt
• Glass – solar tinted complete
• Speed control – steering wheel-mounted illuminated
• Headlamps – multi-reflector halogen
controls
• Hood – gas-assist & remote release
• Steering column – tilt
• Moldings
• Steering wheel – color keyed 4-spoke soft feel w/center
− Fascias/bodyside moldings – body color front/rear
horn engagement (SE only)
fascias & bodyside protection moldings
• Sunvisors – cloth covered w/covered vanity mirrors
− Flush black around side windows, windshield, backlight
SAFETY/SECURITY
− Black rocker panel
• Air bags – second generation driver & front passenger
• Paint – clearcoat
• Battery Saver – turns off interior lights after 30 minutes
• Tail lamps – monochromatic w/red turn signals
• Belt-Minder® System
• Wipers/washers – 2-speed variable intermittent/low/high
• Child safety locks – rear doors
defroster
• Chime – safety belt reminder, headlamps-on, door
INTERIOR
open/key-in-ignition
• Air conditioning – manual temperature control, CFC-free
• Emergency inside trunk release
• Air extractors – quarter panel for improved ventilation &
• Front & rear crumple zones
door closing
• Fuel shutoff switch – deactivates fuel pump upon rear
• Ashtray – front
impact
• Carpet – color keyed w/integral driver footrest
• LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for CHildren) System –
• Cigarette lighter
on rear outboard seat locations
• Clock – electronic digital w/dimming feature, integral w/radio
• Personal Safety System™
• Console – door (2) cupholders & enclosed storage bin
− Electronic crash severity sensor
− Dual stage driver & right front passenger air bags
• Cupholders – color keyed, integral w/center console
• Floor mats – front & rear
− Front outboard safety belt usage sensor
− Personal Safety System Restraint Control Module
• Glove box
− Front passenger seat weight sensor
• Grab handles – rear both sides
• Grocery bag hooks – located on scuff plate inside trunk
− Passenger air bag disable indicator
• Heat – rear seat floor outlets
− Driver seat position sensor
• Instrument panel – two-tone w/back-lighted cluster, positive
− Front outboard safety belt pretensioners
shutoff climate control registers, side window demisters &
− Front outboard safety belt energy management
windshield defroster
retractors
• Instrumentation – temperature & fuel gauges, electric 120• Remote keyless entry w/(2) key fobs
mph speedometer, low brake fluid alert light, trip odometer,
• Safety belt pretensioners & height adjustable D-rings –
1 million mile odometer & tachometer, message center
driver & front passenger seats
• Integrated control panel – climate controls, radio, rear
• SecuriLock® Passive Anti-Theft System
• Side door intrusion beams – high strength
window defrost
The following features are standard on select all-new 2006MY TAURUS vehicles:
KEY EXTERIOR FEATURES
Mirrors
Black electric remote control
Dual body color, electric remote control w/security approach lamps
Wheels
16" wheels w/deluxe wheel covers
16" 7-spoke machined aluminum
SE Sedan
SEL Sedan
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STANDARD EQUIPMENT
KEY INTERIOR FEATURES
Audio
Electronic AM/FM stereo cassette w/4-speakers
Electronic AM/FM stereo, single in-dash CD w/4-speakers
Compass – displayed in message center
Exterior temperature display
Mirror
Electrochromic rearview
Seats
6-Passenger seating w/dual recliners, front armrest, front seat map pockets, 2-way head
restraints & center seating console
5-Passenger seating w/dual recliners, front armrest, front seat map pockets, 2-way head
restraints & center seating console
Power driver seat, 6-way manual driver lumbar
60/40 split-fold rear seat
Sunvisors
Illuminated sunvisor w/vanity mirror
Wood interior trim & accents
Center stack, instrument panel, steering wheel, gear shift knob & door switch bezels
SAFETY/SECURITY
Remote keyless entry keypad
Perimeter Anti-Theft System
Security approach lamps
SE Sedan
SEL Sedan
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FUNCTIONAL EQUIPMENT
AXLE AVAILABILITY
Axle Ratio = 3.96
WHEEL AVAILABILITY
16" Steel Wheel with Deluxe Wheel
Cover
Std. on SE
16" 5-Spoke Painted Aluminum Wheel
Opt. on SE (64M)
16" 7-Spoke Machined Aluminum Wheel
Std. on SEL
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DRIVE TYPE
Front Wheel Drive (FWD)
2006 TAURUS
OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT
Body Code
Order Code
POWERTRAIN/FUNCTIONAL
3.0L 2V 6-Cyl. Gas Engine (avail. in all 50 states)
3.0L 2V 6-Cyl. FFV – Fleet Option Only (NA in the following
992
states: CA, NY, VT, MA & ME)
WHEELS
16" 5-Spoke Painted Aluminum
64M
KEY INTERIOR OPTIONS
Audio:
AM/FM Stereo w/In-Dash CD
585
AM/FM Stereo w/6-Disc CD Changer & In-Dash Cassette (NA
919
w/585 In-Dash CD)
Mach Audio (req. 6-disc CD or SEL Premium
916
Seats:
5-Passenger Cloth Seating Surfaces w/Floor Shift
186
Leather Seating Surfaces (req. 186 5-Passenger Seats on SE,
N/L
incl. 60/40 split-fold rear seat)
GROUP & PACKAGES (see Packaged Options/Emissions page for pkg. content)
SE Preferred Equipment Package
90A
SEL Premium Package (NA w/992 FFV Engine)
96P
Safety & Security Package
53P
OTHER OPTIONS
Brakes – Anti-Locking
552
Leather-Wrapped Steering Wheel
524
Mirrors – Heated w/Security Approach Lamps (Security Approach
54H
Lamps std. on SEL)
Moonroof – Power
13B
Side Impact Air Bags
15B
Traction Control (req. 552 Anti-Lock Brakes)
553
FLEET ONLY OPTIONS (w/valid FIN code)
Fleet SE Value Package (see Packaged Options/Emissions page
90F
for pkg. content)
Daytime Running Lights
942
Engine Block Heater
41H
Leather-Wrapped Steering Wheel & Vinyl Floor Shifter on SEL
524
Rear Spoiler Delete (avail. w/90A SE Preferred Equipment Pkg. &
47D
96P SEL Premium Pkg.)
Remote Keyless Entry Delete (NA w/54H Mirrors)
14D
Seats:
6-Passenger Cloth Seating Surfaces (incl. wood steering wheel
184
on SEL; wood shift knob is deleted)
Leather Seating Surfaces, 6-Passenger (incl. wood steering
N/L
wheel on SEL; wood shift knob is deleted)
Tire – Conventional Spare Tire & Wheel
508
 = New for this model year.
SE Sedan
SEL Sedan
P53
100A
P56
200A
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S
O
O
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O
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O
S
O
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O
O
O
O
F
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F
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F
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S
F
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F
F
S = Standard, O = Optional, P = Packaged Option,
F = Fleet Option w/valid FIN code
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SE Sedan
SEL Sedan
COLOR & TRIM AVAILABILITY
5-Passenger or 6-Passenger Cloth Seats
5-Passenger Leather Seating Surfaces1
5-Passenger or 6-Passenger Cloth Seats2
5 or 6-Passenger Two-Tone Leather Seating Surfaces1, 2
EXTERIOR COLOR
ALL MODELS
Arizona Beige Clearcoat Metallic
Gold Ash Clearcoat Metallic
Light Tundra Clearcoat Metallic
Merlot Clearcoat Metallic
Windveil Blue Clearcoat Metallic
Tungsten Clearcoat Metallic
Silver Frost Clearcoat Metallic
Black Clearcoat
Vibrant White Clearcoat
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2
3
INTERIOR COLOR
Medium/Dark Medium/Dark
Ebony Black
Flint
Pebble
K2
KH
KW
N2
NH
LW
K2
KH
KW
L2
LH
LW3
CODE
AVAILABILITY
AQ
C2
DV
FX
P3
T8
TS
UA
WT
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All leather seating surfaces include 60/40 split-fold rear seat.
6-Passenger seating (cloth or leather on SEL is a Fleet only option.
Ebony Black leather seating surfaces are not available in two-tone.
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PACKAGED OPTIONS/EMISSIONS
RETAIL/FLEET PACKAGES
CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS STATES/***CROSSBORDER STATES
CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS SYSTEM........................... 422
Required on units for California, Maine,
Massachusetts, New York, and Vermont
registration. Optional for Cross-Border States.***
CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS SYSTEM NOT
REQUIRED .................................................................. 423
Control code for units either shipped to California
Emissions States dealers or ordered by California
Emissions States dealers for registration in nonCalifornia States locations.
CALIFORNIA PUBLIC SERVICE/EMERGENCY
VEHICLE EXCEPTION ................................................ 936
Only available on units sold to authorized
governmental units and privately-owned
ambulance companies. Must also use Code 423
when ordering.
NON-CALIFORNIA/NON-CROSS-BORDER
STATES DEALER ORDER FOR CALIFORNIA
STATES REGISTRATION ........................................... 93N
Required on all units ordered by dealers for
California Emissions States registrations when the
vehicles are being delivered to non-California
Emissions, non-Cross-Border States locations.
Also requires 422 California Emissions System.
SE PREFERRED EQUIPMENT PACKAGE (90A)
Availability:
• Optional on SE Sedan (100A)
Includes:
• 5-Spoke aluminum wheel
• Rear spoiler
• Power driver seat with lumbar
• 60/40 Split-folding rear seat
NOTE: Fleet must order 47D to delete rear spoiler from
SE Preferred Equipment Package.
SEL PREMIUM PACKAGE (96P)
Availability:
• Optional on SEL Sedan (200A)
Includes:
• 6-Disc changer (includes AM/FM cassette)
• Electronic Automatic Temperature Control (EATC)
• Leather seating surfaces
• Rear spoiler
• Power passenger seat
• Automatic headlamps
• HomeLink® garage door opener
NOTE: Fleet must order 47D to delete rear spoiler from
SEL Premium Package.
***CROSS-BORDER STATES
SAFETY/SECURITY PACKAGE (53P)
Cross-Border States are Arizona, Connecticut,
Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Oregon,
Pennsylvania, and Rhode Island.
Availability:
• Optional on all series
Includes:
• Side impact air bags
• Anti-locking brakes
• Traction control
ENGINE BLOCK HEATER
Standard and only available in AK, MN, ND, SD, MT,
WI and WY states. Other states available via FCSD.. 41H
FLEET PACKAGES (Available with valid FIN code)
NOTE: Fleet Only – Engine block heater optional
in all states with valid FIN code.
FLEET SE VALUE PACKAGE (90F)
Availability:
• Optional on SE Sedan (100A)
• Available with either 5 or 6-passenger seating
Includes:
• Power driver seat with lumbar
• 60/40 Split-folding seat
MISCELLANEOUS
Pre-delivery only1 ............................................................ 361
COV Required ................................................................ 79V
Priced DORA .................................................................. C09
1
For eligible California dealers only. Dealers must have a preexisting contract with a pre-delivery service company in order
to take advantage of this option.
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POWERTRAIN/DIMENSIONS
FUEL ECONOMY
ENGINE DISPL.
FWD
3.0L 2V Vulcan (gasoline)
1
3.0L 2V Vulcan (FFV)
50 STATES
F.E. LABEL
ESTIMATED
ADJUSTED
ANNUAL
CITY
HIGHWAY
FUEL COST
TRANSMISSION
4-Speed Automatic
4-Speed Automatic
20
19
27
27
$1,174
$1,228
MEMO:
UNADJUSTED
COMBINED
26.4
19.6
ENGINE HORSEPOWER AND TORQUE RATINGS
ENGINE DISPL.
ALL
3.0L 2V Vulcan
(gasoline)
TRANSMISSION
NOMINAL
COMPRESSION
RATIO
4-Speed Automatic
9.7:1
50 STATES
HORSEPOWER
TORQUE
H.P. @ RPM
FT. LB. @ RPM
153 @ 4900
185 @ 3950
DIMENSIONS*
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Measurements
INTERIOR DIMENSIONS
Sedan
Head Room (inches)
st
1 Row
40.0
nd
2 Row
38.1
Shoulder Room (inches)
st
1 Row
57.3
nd
2 Row
56.6
Leg Room Maximum Extension (inches)
st
1 Row
42.2
nd
2 Row
38.9
Total Passenger Volume (cu.-ft.)
Combined
104.4
Luggage Capacity Rear Seats (cu.-ft.)
Cargo Volume
17.0
Lift-over Height
26.0
EXTERIOR DIMENSIONS (inches)
Wheelbase
108.5
Overall Length
197.6
Overall Width
73.0
Overall Height
56.1
*All dimensions are preliminary figures
3.0L 6-cylinder FFV engine is not available in the following states: CA, NY VT, MA and ME. 3.0L 6-cylinder gas engine is available in all states.
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