2005 Ford Taurus MPG and Fuel Economy

On this page, you will find a complete guide to the miles per gallon and fuel efficiency data for the 2005 Ford Taurus.

The 2005 Ford Taurus has 3 model options: Automatic 4-spd 6-cyl, 3.0 L, Automatic 4-spd 6-cyl, 3.0 L and Automatic 4-spd 6-cyl, 3.0 L.

The 2005 Ford Taurus Automatic 4-spd 6-cyl, 3.0 L runs on regular gasoline and is in the Large Cars car class.

The 2005 Ford Taurus Automatic 4-spd 6-cyl, 3.0 L runs on regular gasoline and is in the Large Cars car class.

The 2005 Ford Taurus Automatic 4-spd 6-cyl, 3.0 L runs on regular gasoline and is in the Large Cars car class.

🛣 How Many Miles per Gallon (MPG) Does a 2005 Ford Taurus Get?

Across all models, the combined average MPG for the 2005 Ford Taurus is 20 miles per gallon.

The table below breaks down the MPG for each model option:

Model Option Combined MPG City MPG Highway MPG
Automatic 4-spd 6-cyl, 3.0 L 20 18 25
Automatic 4-spd 6-cyl, 3.0 L 20 18 25
Automatic 4-spd 6-cyl, 3.0 L 20 17 25

💵 What is the Average Yearly Fuel Cost for a 2005 Ford Taurus?

The average fuel costs for all models of the 2005 Ford Taurus is $3,150.

The average fuel costs have been estimated by government regulators based on 15,000 miles driven per year, using regular gasoline, and a split of 55% city driving and 45% highway driving.

Comparing a 2005 Ford Taurus to an average vehicle over 5 years, you will spend $4,250 more on fuel.

The table below shows the fuel costs and 5-year save/spend for each model option:

Model Option Fuel Cost 5-Year Save/Spend
Automatic 4-spd 6-cyl, 3.0 L $3,150 spend $4,250 more
Automatic 4-spd 6-cyl, 3.0 L $3,150 spend $4,250 more
Automatic 4-spd 6-cyl, 3.0 L $3,150 spend $4,250 more

🛢 How Many Barrels of Petroleum Does a 2005 Ford Taurus Consume?

Across all models, the average number barrels of petroleum that the 2005 Ford Taurus will consume in one year is 15 barrels.

The majority of the world's petroleum is sourced from countries like Saudi Arabia, Russia, Iraq, and the United States.

Model Option Barrels
Automatic 4-spd 6-cyl, 3.0 L 15
Automatic 4-spd 6-cyl, 3.0 L 15
Automatic 4-spd 6-cyl, 3.0 L 15

Overview

The tables below cover all of the miles per gallon, engine specifications, and emission details we have for the 3 2005 Ford Taurus model options.

Automatic 4-spd 6-cyl, 3.0 L

The table below contains all of the details we have for the 2005 Ford Taurus Automatic 4-spd 6-cyl, 3.0 L:

City MPG 18
Highway MPG 25
Combined MPG 20
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $4,250
Fuel Cost $3,150
Fuel Type 1 Regular
Barrels of Petroleum 15
Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 6
Transmission Automatic 4-spd
Vehicle Class Large Cars
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? No

Automatic 4-spd 6-cyl, 3.0 L

The table below contains all of the details we have for the 2005 Ford Taurus Automatic 4-spd 6-cyl, 3.0 L:

City MPG 18
Highway MPG 25
Combined MPG 20
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $4,250
Fuel Cost $3,150
Fuel Type 1 Regular
Barrels of Petroleum 15
Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 6
Transmission Automatic 4-spd
Vehicle Class Large Cars
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? No

Automatic 4-spd 6-cyl, 3.0 L

The table below contains all of the details we have for the 2005 Ford Taurus Automatic 4-spd 6-cyl, 3.0 L:

City MPG 17
Highway MPG 25
Combined MPG 20
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $4,250
Fuel Cost $3,150
Fuel Type 1 Gasoline or E85
Fuel Type 2 E85
ATV Type FFV
Barrels of Petroleum 15
Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 6
Transmission Automatic 4-spd
Vehicle Class Large Cars
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? No

Disclaimer

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