Ford Taurus Owners Manual: Center console

Stow items in the cupholder carefully as items may become loose during hard braking, acceleration or collisions, including hot drinks which may spill.

Note: The appearance and features of the center console may be different than shown based on your vehicles option level.

Available console features include:

A. Cupholders


A. Cupholders

B. Utility compartment with audio input jack, USB port, SD card slot and power point

C. Rear power point, rear heated seats control

Some consoles have panel doors


Some consoles have panel doors covering the cupholders and switches. Press the doors to open them.

Some cupholders have a divider.

Pull up on the divider and move it in the slots to best fit the cup you are using.

    Overhead console
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