Houston, Texas (PressExposure) February 16, 2011 -- Starting at $25,355, the Ford Taurus offers advanced vehicle options for optimal driving in Houston, just ask your local Houston Ford dealer. "This new cruise control is great," said owner of the Houston Ford dealership. "It changes speed as traffic speed adjusts. It's like the car is driving its self."
When driving down a busy Houston highway, the Ford Taurus' cruise control will act the same as a standard cruise control, but it will also detect when traffic is slowing down. A sensor on the Ford will automatically slow down the car and speed back up when traffic allows. Visit your local Houston Ford dealership today to test-drive a Ford Taurus and experience the adaptive cruise control.
In addition to the cruise control features, the Ford Taurus also has collision warming with brake support. If the Ford Taurus senses a collision is likely on a Houston road with a vehicle in front of it, a warming display will pop up on the windshield, making Houston's roads a safer place to drive. Ask your Ford Dealer Houston professionals about this feature and how to get it on your new Ford Taurus.
"This feature is helping keep our Houston roads and drivers safer," said Houston Ford dealership owner.
Have a teenager learning how to drive in Houston? Get piece of mind with Ford's MyKey system added to your Ford Taurus. Houston's Ford dealership can discuss with you the safety features available with this technology. The seat belt reminder comes standard with this system. A low-fuel warning is activated to let drivers know when to fill up in Houston.
"This safe driving option is great for parents with young drivers in the family," Houston Ford dealership owner said. "You'll know your kids are driving safe with the options available in this package."
With this device, the car can be programmed to max out at the speed of 80 mph. The maximum volume of the radio can also be set to 45 percent and the AdvanceTrac system can be activated to prevent the driver from burning the tires and performing donuts. These features can give parents piece of mind when they're teenagers are driving their Ford around Houston.