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2012 Ford Taurus SHO - Specs

2012 Ford Taurus SHO

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2012 Ford Specs
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Engine Specs
Transmission Specs

Weights and Capacities
Exterior Dimensions
Interior Dimensions

Dimensions and capacities are in inches unless otherwise specified.

Engine 2012 Ford Taurus SHO
Type and Description 3.5-liter EcoBoost™ V6 60-degree V6, aluminum block and heads
Displacement 213 cu. in./3,497 cc
Bore x Stroke 3.6 x 3.4 in./91.4 x 86.7 mm
Horsepower 365 @ 5,500 rpm (premium fuel)
Torque 350 lb.-ft. @ 1,500 to 5,250 rpm (premium fuel)
Horsepower per liter 104
Fuel Injection Direct injection
Valvetrain Direct-acting mechanical buckets, four valves per cylinder, intake variable camshaft timing
Ignition Pencil coil
Connecting rods Cracked powder metal
Pistons High-temperature cast aluminum alloy with low-friction coated skirts, low-tension rings
Crankshaft Forged steel
Intake manifold Cast aluminum
Exhaust manifolds Fabricated stainless steel
Fuel Injection Direct injection
Compression ratio 10.0:1
Valve diameter Intake 37 mm
Exhaust 31 mm
Emission control Closed loop with catalyst
Federal standards Tier II/Bin 5 tailpipe, T2 evaporative
California standards ULEVII tailpipe, L2 evaporative
Fuel capacity 19 gallons
Fuel Requirement 87 octane minimum / premium recommended
Recommended Oil GF4, 5W-20
Oil Capacity 6.0 quarts with filter
Fuel Economy MPG
(city / highway / combined)
17 / 25 / 20

Transmission 2012 Ford Taurus SHO
Layout All-wheel drive
Standard Six-speed SelectShift™ Automatic with paddle activation
Gear Ratios (:1)
     1st 4.48
     2nd 2.87
     3rd 1.84
     4th 1.41
     5th 1.00
     6th 0.74
   Reverse -2.88
Final Drive Ratio 2.77

Dimensions & Capacities(a) 2012 Taurus SHO
Wheelbase 112.9
Track Front 65.3
Rear 65.5
Overall Length 202.9
Overall Width Excluding Mirrors 76.2
Height at curb 60.7

Accomodations Front Row Rear Row
Seating Capacity 2 3
Head Room 39.0 37.8
Leg room 41.9 38.1
Shoulder room 57.9 56.9
Hip room 56.3 55.8

Suspension 2012 Ford Taurus SHO
Front Upgraded MacPherson strut and shocks, rear-facing L-shaped lower control arm with isolated subframe and stabilizer bar; includes strut tower brace
Rear Independent multilink coil-over shocks; stamped-steel lower control arms and cast upper control arms

Steering 2012 Ford Taurus SHO
Type Electric power-assisted steering (EPAS)
Ratio 17:1
Turning Diameter (curb-to-curb) 12.05 m/39.7 ft.
Steering column Power tilt/telescope
Turns, lock-to-lock 2.98

Tires and Wheels
Standard Tires P255/45Rx19 BSW tires
Wheels 19-in. five-spoke premium painted aluminum wheels

Brakes 2012 Ford Taurus SHO
Type Standard four-wheel ABS (four channel); AdvanceTrac® ESC with traction control
Size and Type
Disc, twin 48-mm piston, cast-iron caliper
Size and Type
Disc, single 43-mm piston, cast-iron caliper
Power Assist Yes

Weights and Capacities (pounds unless otherwise noted) 2012 Ford Taurus SHO
Maximum towing capacity (properly equipped) Not recommended
Total interior volume 122.3 cu. ft.
Total passenger volume 102.2 cu. ft.
Luggage capacity 20.1 cu. ft.
Power-to-weight ratio (lbs./hp) 11.97
Base curb weight 4,368 lbs.

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