• (3.8) 22 reviews
  • MSRP: $151$4,751
  • Body Style: Sedan
  • Combined MPG: 21-24
  • Engine: 145-hp, 3.0-liter V-6 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
  • Transmission: 4-speed automatic w/OD
1997 Ford Taurus

1997 Ford Taurus Reviews

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In 1995, Ford officials told me that the shape of the new Taurus would grow on me over time. Well, two years down the road has proved Ford correct. I dislike the Taurus' design quite a bit less than I did. Perhaps all the Taurus really needs is a redesign of the rear end, some nicer-looking taillights and a more cleanly designed trunk lid. In any case, I almost like it. The avant-garde ... Read full review for the 1997 Ford Taurus

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Most reliable car I've owned

by Ford Lover from on October 17, 2009

My first car is a Ford Taurus and it happens to be a 1997 model!It's a very stable car!The performance is always good, and it's a comfortable one for family travel as well. Even I have a new car, but ... Read Full Review

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