2020 Ford Taurus Release Date and Specs

Although the new 2020 Ford Taurus is an appealing rendition of the classic full-size American sedan, there are better alternatives the market that can give you a better capability. Some of its strengths include an available all-wheel-drive system, a humongous trunk, excellent crash scores, fuel-sipping four cylinder engine, and comfortable and serene ride. Its release according to our mule should be expected in May 2020 at least for the U.S.A market.

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The Taurus now enters its eighth year of production in 2020, and some areas are starting to show their age. And with the cut-throat competition known in the segment, it is likely to face an uphill task trying to remain relevant in the segment. However, Ford says the new vehicle comes with added luxury, better driving dynamics, and is feature laden.

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The outgoing model’s MyFord Touch system has been phased out and in its place comes the updated Sync 3 infotainment system. According to Ford, the new systems is intuitive and more responsive. And just like the model before it, the redesigned 2020 Taurus benefits from a powerful SHO model, a massive trunk, a spacious cabin, and an available AWD option.

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When it comes to its liabilities, though, it comes short in terms of high price tag particularly for the SHO model; may of its rivals outdone it; and the cabin is confining. That in mind, it would be vital to consider other options within its price range. They include the 2020 Kia Cadenza, 2020 Chrysler 300, 2020 Toyota Avalon, and the 2020 Chevrolet Impala. Those penchant on performance can consider the 2020 Chevrolet SS model.

Available Trims – Ford Taurus

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The five-passenger 2020 Ford Taurus sedan is offered in four trims: SE, SEL, Limited, and SHO trims. The RS is reviewed separately, as is the Ford police Interceptor Utility.

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The SE’s list of standard features includes LED taillights, 18-inch alloy wheels, an exterior-access keypad, automatic headlights, a six-speaker premium sound system, a 4.2-inch display, a tilt-and-telescopic steering wheel, cloth upholstery, integrated blind-spot monitoring system, a rearview camera, a CD player, two USB ports, a 60/40-split folding rear seatbacks, cruise control, integrated blind-spot mirrors, Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity, a  CD player, Sync voice controls, and manually reclining and lumbar six-way power front seats.

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Upgrading to the SEL trim gets you automatic climate control (dual-zone), satellite and HD radio, rear parking sensors, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, upgraded cloth upholstery, front lower fascia, puddle lamps, auto-dimming rearview mirror, remote start, satellite radio, and upgraded interior trim.

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The SEL adds a Sync 3 infotainment system, keyless entry and ignition, heated front seats, leather upholstery, an additional center speaker, power adjustable pedals, and an 8-inch touchscreen display.

The Limited trim further includes ventilated and heated power front seats (10-way), ambient interior lighting, leather upholstery, 19-inch wheels, a power-adjustable steering wheel, driver memory settings, and a universal garage opener.

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Both the Limited and SEL trims are qualified for high beams and automatic wipers, auto-dimming driver-side mirrors, a 12-speaker Sony audio system, HD radio, a power rear sunshade, heated rear seats, a blind-spot monitor, a navigation system, a rear spoiler, and 20-inch wheels.

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The sport-themed SHO trim gets most of the lower trim’s features plus a sport-tuned suspension system, black exterior trim, unique leather upholstery, the auto-dimming driver-side mirror, a more powerful turbocharged engine, 20-inch wheels, xenon headlights, and steering wheel-mounted shift paddles.

2020 Ford Taurus Engine Specifications

Three engines come under the hood of the 2020 Ford Taurus. The power – 288 hp and 254 lbs. ft. of torque produced by the 3.5L V6 engine gets sent to the front wheels via the six-speed automatic transmission system.

Next up is the 240 hp and 270 lbs. ft. of torque rated four-cylinder turbocharged 2.0L engine. Front wheel drive is also standard, as is the six-speed auto. Ford puts its EPA fuel consumption stats at 22/32/26 mpg in the city/highway/combined.

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Finally, the performance-and sport-themed SHO employs a 3.5L V6 engine good for 365 horsepower and 350 lbs. ft. of torque. Here, the power is sent to all the wheels via the shift manual control paddles.

A time of 5.8 seconds is what you require to zoom from 0-60 mph with the SHO trim model.

Price & 2020 Ford Taurus SHO Release Date

The U.S market should expect the brand new 2020 Ford Taurus in MAY 2020. The Sedan will cost you a base MSRP of $27,110, and up to $40,275 for the Taurus SHO model.

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2020 Infiniti Q60 – Release Date and Review

The new 2020 Infiniti Q60 sedan offers an enduring curb appeal and a satisfying performance, but it lacks practicality and refinement relative to its competitors. Some of its strengths include user-friendly controls, a sharp handling, muscular V6 engine, and a sharp handling. Its release date should be expected sometime in the latter half of 2020 if online rumors are to be trusted.

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As far as performance goes, the new sedan meets our expectations of a luxury sport coupe. It is blessed with an athletic and engaging handling that’s among the industry’s best. When you give the 330-hp V6 engine the crop, it reaches 60 mph in just 6 seconds. This coupe certainly earns its sporting credentials.

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In a world of relentless advancing technology, a car that has rested on its laurels even for two years without any major redesign might seem hopelessly outdated. However, the new 2020 Infiniti Q60 still has some life left.

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New features to expect from the rejuvenated 2020 Infiniti Q60 include a blind-spot monitoring system with rear cross traffic alerts, an upgraded navigation system, four-zone climate control, high-quality leather surfaces, and a genuine wood trims. The Q60 is also known for its user-friendly control layout.

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While we acknowledge the efforts Infiniti has invested in reviving the Q60, the vehicle seems to suffer from a rather strained engine sound. Also, its practicality is compromised especially if you plan to use the vehicle for more than just weekend joyrides. If space is atop your priorities, we recommend you check its competition first.

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Once such vehicle that will offer a more useful rear seat and trunk, and a quicker acceleration is the 2020 BMW 4 Series. Others include the 2020 Lexus RC 350, the 2020 Cadillac ATS Coupe, the 2020 Ford Mustang GT, and the 2020 Audi A5. Even with so many rivals nipping at its heels, the Infiniti Q60 has several reasons to keep its head high.

Offered Trims – Infiniti Q60

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Four min trims are offered for the 2020 Infiniti Q60: Q60 Journey, Q60 AWD, Q60 Limited, and the Q60S 6MT. the Q60 Convertible is covered in a separate review.

Interior Concept & 2020 Infiniti Q60 Exterior Changes

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Standard features on the Journey include a leather upholstery, adaptive cruise control, automatic xenon headlights, 18” alloy wheels, heated eight-way power front seats, a 7-inch touchscreen interface, satellite and HD radio, Bluetooth phone and audio controls, a leather upholstery, automatic dual-zone climate control, LED taillights and running lights, rearview auto dimming mirrors, a six-CD changer, a six-speaker sound system, a tilt-and-telescopic steering wheel, keyless ignition and entry, exterior heated mirrors, an auxiliary audio jack input, a rearview camera, a folding rear seatback, and an iPod/USB audio interface.

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The only difference between the Q60 Journey and the Q60 AWD trim models is the latter exclusive all-wheel drive system. It also gets everything above.

Opting for the Q60S 6MT gets you front sport seats, an 11-speaker Bose audio system, voice controls, a navigation system, driver memory settings, rear parking sensors, Bluetooth phone and audio controls, a limited-slip differential, 19-inch alloy wheels, a telescopic-and-tilt powered steering wheel, a firmer sport-tuned suspension, a quicker steering ratio, and larger brakes.

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The Q60 Limited begins with what the Q60S 6MT offers and further adds paddle shifters, a black trunk lid, 19” gloss-black alloy wheels, interior contrast stitching, four-zone automatic climate control, and wood trimmings.

Several optional packages will also be offered for an extra cost, however, the details are either scanty or missing as of this writing. Therefore keep checking the post for additional info as its release date nears.

2020 Infiniti Q60 Engine Specs

A 3.7L V6 rated at 330 horsepower and 270 lbs. ft. of torque inspires the 2020 Infiniti Q60. A seven speed is standard, as is the rear wheel drive save for the Q60 AWD model version. Preliminary reports allege the Q60S 6MT requires a segment-average 5.7 seconds to sprint from 0-60 mph.

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EPA also estimates the RWD automatic-equipped Infiniti Q60 versions should be able to return 19/27/22 mpg in the city/highway/combined, and 18/25/20 mpg for the AWD version. Manual models are rated at 17/25/20 mpg.

Price & 2020 Infiniti Q60 Release Date

2020 Infiniti Q60 Release date

The Q60 Coupe should be expected to cost about $40,950, the Convertible $48,550, and the Q60 Convertible IPL an MSRP starting from $62,100. Its release date should be expected sometime in the second half of 2020.

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New 2020 Nissan Rogue – Release Date and Info

Although the new 2020 Nissan Rogue suffers from a subpar performance relative to its competitors, it still remains a pleasant enough small crossover SUV. Some of its strengths include a versatile interior storage, user-friendly tech options, a smooth highway ride, and an optional third-row seating. Its release date, although speculative at the moment due to the scanty data available, should be expected sometime in the 2nd Q of 2020 .

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The redesigned 2020 Nissan Rogue comes with likable aspects in this increasingly crowded compact crossover segment. Some of the most notable aspects available on this family-oriented model include upscale interior materials, keyless ignition and entry, a practical passenger and cargo space, and, quite uncommon among compact models, its ability to offer a seven-passenger seating capacity.

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Nevertheless, the model comes with a fair share downsides including a noisy and tepid acceleration, a compromised visibility, a forgettable driving experience, and a lackluster CVT. Additionally, we have found its lofty EPA fuel economy ratings are rather hard to be replicated in real-world driving.

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In overall, Nissan hasn’t done much to invigorate the 2020 Nissan Rogue and make it stand out in its category, but it’s still worth a look if comfort and space are priorities. Some of the Rogue’s competitors in the segment include the fun-to-drive 2020 Mazda CX-5, while the 2020 Honda CR-V is for those who want a superior all-round competence.

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Others worth a look include the 2020 Subaru Forester, the 2020 Kia Sorento, and the 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee.

Offered Trims – Nissan Rogue

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Three trim levels are offered for the 2020 Nissan Rogue: S, SV, and SL. Two row seating is standard, and with the exception of the SL, the rest have an option of getting a third row-seat. The 2020 Nissan Rogue Hybrid is covered separately.

Exterior Changes & 2020 Nissan Rogue Interior Review

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Although more are expected on its release date, the existing exterior color palette includes Magnetic Black, Glacier White, Arctic Blue Metallic, Gun Metallic, Brilliant Silver, Cayenne Red, and Midnight Jade.

Standard accessories and features available on the Rogue S include a rearview camera, a tilt-and telescopic steering wheel, a height-adjustable steering wheel, LED running lights and taillights, 17” steel wheels, satellite and HD radio, Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity, folding and reclining 40/20/40-split rear seats, remote keyless entry, air conditioning, a six-speaker sound system, a 5” central display, a trip computer, an auxiliary audio jack, dual USB ports, adaptive cruise control, air-conditioning with rear vents, and an upgraded cloth upholstery.

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Options bundled on the Appearance package includes chrome exterior door handles, integrated turn signals, roof rails, and a rear privacy glass.

Stepping up to the Rogue SV gets you an upgraded six-speaker sound system, smartphone app connectivity, automatic dual-zone climate control, keyless ignition and entry, 17” alloy wheels, a driver powered six-way seat, and automatic headlights.

2020 Nissan Rogue SL front angle, headlights and grille

The Rogue SL gets a leather upholstery, Siri Eyes Free, a 7” touchscreen display, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, a power liftgate, heated mirrors, foglights, 18” alloy wheels, a navigation system, NissanConnect emergency services, an eight-speaker Bose sound system, and a 360-degree parking camera.

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The Premium package optionally available for the SL trim includes automatic emergency braking, a panoramic sunroof, LED headlights, a forward collision mitigation system, and heated front seats.

2020 Nissan Rogue Engine Specs

Under the hood of every 2020 Nissan Rogue model is a four-cylinder 2.5L engine mated to a Continuously Variable Transmission system. The system then directs the power generated – 170 hp and 175 lbs. ft. of torque to the standard FWD or the optional AWD system.

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An unremarkable time of 9.3 seconds is needed to get past 60 mph with the Rogue SL AWD model.

It is estimated by EPA the FWD models should be able to return 33/26/28 mpg on the highway/city/combined, and 32/25/28 mpg with the AWD version. Although they are solid figures, it has been claimed they are difficult for real-world replication.

2020 Nissan Rogue Release & Price

2020 Nissan Rogue Release date

We should expect the 2020 Nissan Rogue’s release date sometime during the second half of 2020, at least according to latest reports. An MSRP starting from $23,290 shouldn’t be surprise when it finally ends up at your preferred dealer. No reports have surfaced about the Nissan Rogue Select model but we’re keenly following new leads.

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