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So these cars are not called Taurus anymore?

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So these cars are not called Taurus anymore?

Post by atikovi » Tue Aug 20, 2019 3:33 pm

Just picked up a 2016 today and wanted to know what the official model name of this car is. I don't see Taurus used anywhere. I saw it listed as, Ford Sedan Police Interceptor. Is that now the proper designation for it?


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Re: So these cars are not called Taurus anymore?

Post by FLZ_Boy » Tue Aug 20, 2019 4:46 pm

Ford Police Interceptor Sedan (or "Utility" for the Explorer). If you run their VIN numbers it will also state that it is a: Ford Police Interceptor <insert what it is here>.

Underneath of the name is a Taurus/Explorer given options and parts that can be also found in other Ford models. Yes, some parts are uniquely for the Police Interceptor exclusively.

Welcome to the forums and you shall refer your Police Interceptor as: Ford Police Interceptor Sedan. (I'm being sarcastic. Most people would see it as a Taurus anyways.)

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Re: So these cars are not called Taurus anymore?

Post by Webmaster » Wed Aug 21, 2019 12:59 am

Correct, the police version does not use the Taurus name at all. Which, by the way, Ford does not make the (Taurus) police sedan anymore.

Similarly, the police Explorer does not use the Explorer name, it is called the Police Interceptor Utility, and the Fusion is called the Police Responder Hybrid Sedan.
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Re: So these cars are not called Taurus anymore?

Post by atikovi » Wed Aug 21, 2019 6:49 am

Got it.

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Re: So these cars are not called Taurus anymore?

Post by mymangochutney » Thu Aug 22, 2019 9:05 pm

Webmaster wrote:
Wed Aug 21, 2019 12:59 am
Correct, the police version does not use the Taurus name at all. Which, by the way, Ford does not make the (Taurus) police sedan anymore.

Similarly, the police Explorer does not use the Explorer name, it is called the Police Interceptor Utility, and the Fusion is called the Police Responder Hybrid Sedan.
nobody at ford or any dealer saw called it that though, just Taurus

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