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1997 Ford Taurus
1997 Ford Taurus
Available Price Range $323-$5,047 TrimsN/A Combined MPG 21-24 SeatsN/A

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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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Junk Transmissions But Reliable Engines

by Car Reviewer from Minneapolis, MN on September 2, 2010

My family has now had two '97 Taurus's. Both had junk transmissions and broke at 108,000 and 113,000 miles. One was my car given to me by my parents. The front sway bar, struts, and ty rod all broke..... Read Full Review


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