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Ford Taurus

Price $31,498 – $52,098
Fuel consumption 8.7 – 14.7 L/100km
The Car Guide rating 71%(view ratings)
Full-size sedans aren't as popular as they once were, but Ford’s representative in this category stands out both for its sophisticated mechanics and modern silhouette—not to mention its roomy passenger cabin. It’s possible to order all-wheel drive, such as in the SHO whose 3.5-litre turbo V6 produces 365 horsepower. As for the base version’s engine, it’s a 240-horsepower, 2.0-litre EcoBoost four cylinder.

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Test Drives2011 Ford Taurus SHO: The SHO Puts on a Show
I'm a child of the Taurus generation. Born in the same year, raised in more than a few of them, and having bid just as many adieu, they're probably one of a handful of cars that really marked my childhood. If they'd been a bit more like this new one, …
First Drives2010 Ford Taurus: An impressive new version
Just three years ago, prospects didn’t look good for Ford. Sales were plummeting and deficits were stacking up while their product offering was simply less competitive. Then Allan Mullaly took the reins at Ford and things started to change. In fact, when he stepped in he pledged that within three …
First Drives2010 Ford Taurus and Taurus SHO: A break with the past
You must admit that Ford’s been making progress for several years now. We’re finally seeing the tangible results of the recovery plan in the quality of the new vehicles, and the 2010 Taurus is no exception. Those who still believe that Ford products aren’t competitive compared to others should go …

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RecallsFord Announces Four More Recalls in Canada
Ford has just issued four safety recalls including three for North America and another one for Canada only. The largest recall affects approximately 1.2 million 2011-2017 Ford Explorer SUVs in the United States and around 28,000 in Canada. Units that are exposed to frequent full rear suspension articulation (jounce and …
Shanghai2016 Ford Taurus: This One Is Only For China
Ford recently announced that they intended to launch a new version of its full-size Taurus sedan at the Shanghai auto show. That was somewhat weird, since launching such an iconic vehicle in a market where it had never been before made little sense. At the official launch, we finally understood; …
ShanghaiWe Might See The Next Ford Taurus In Shanghai
China’s car market is currently expanding wildly; every manufacturer is trying to get a slice of this lucrative segment, notably by offering unique models there and by unveiling some vehicles at their auto shows. If we are to believe the most recent rumours from Shanghai, Ford might be about to …
NewsWhich Is The Best Cop Car?
Each year, the Michigan State Police organizes a comparative match between all the police vehicles offered on the market. This test is considered one of the most comprehensive in the United States, and is often cited as an example. This year, no newcomers: Ford brought 3 Tauruses (FWD and AWD …
RecallsAnother 1.3 Million Recalls for Ford
Another recall landed on my desk this morning, this time targeting Ford. More than 1.3 million vehicles have to be repaired for various problems. The biggest part of this huge number comes from the 2011-2013 Explorer and 2008-2011 Escape. These vehicles were found to present various power steering problems that …
NewsHennessey Introduces MaxBoost 445
The Ford Taurus SHO is the fastest sedan in the Blue Oval's line-up, but what if you are craving more performance out of a full-size car? Hennessey has created an ultra-quick version of the SHO for those who want a big vehicle that comes with equally big power - the …
New York2012 Brings Visible Changes to Ford Taurus
Just when you thought you were starting to see some reliable styling language from Ford, they go and bring a recent revision to the Ford Taurus for the New York Auto Show. Trading the car’s broad three-slot grill for a slightly lower-key emulation of the same, the new Taurus also …

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