2005 Ford Taurus

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$21,200

starting MSRP

Key specs

Base trim shown

Sedan

Body style

5

Seating capacity

197.7” x 57.8”

Dimensions

Front-wheel drive

Drivetrain

Overview

The good:

  • Performance with the 201-hp V-6
  • Interior space
  • Seat comfort
  • Overall value

The bad:

  • Handling
  • Visibility
  • Poor resale value
  • Aging design
  • ABS not standard

2 trims

Starting msrp listed lowest to highest price

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Notable features

  • Choice of two 3.0-liter V-6s
  • Sedan and wagon body styles
  • Four-speed automatic
  • Optional side-impact airbags

Consumer reviews

Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 4.2
  • Interior 3.9
  • Performance 4.0
  • Value 4.4
  • Exterior 3.8
  • Reliability 4.4
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Most recent consumer reviews

5.0

excellent car

just bought mine in 2023 one owner garage kept since new 54000 miles looks and drives like new highly recommend it .have a 97 Sable wagon also with 340000 miles on it

1.0

Major problems with transmission,

If I could give zero ratings I would this is the worst most unsafe unreliable money pit of a car I've ever owned 2005 Ford Taurus 97148 original miles problems with shifting. It's unsafe to drive.Im a single mother I've had to cancel my son last 2 Diabetes clinic app. Because the Ford Taurus is not reliable and I think Ford Motor company should do the repairs for free there was a recall

4.0

faulty transmission

i have 2005 taurus very good car dependable , only thing u have to be gentle with is the transmission , i went to install a rear hitch . they won t they say the transmission is built for towing , other wise no other problem to speak off

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Safety

Based on the 2005 Ford Taurus base trim.
Frontal driver
4
Frontal passenger
5
Nhtsa rollover rating
4
Side driver
3
Side rear passenger
3

Warranty

New car and Certified Pre-Owned programs by Ford Blue Advantage Blue
New car program benefits
Bumper-to-bumper
36 months/36,000 miles
Corrosion
60 months/unlimited distance
Powertrain
36 months/36,000 miles
Roadside assistance
36 months/36,000 miles
Certified Pre-Owned program benefits
Maximum age/mileage
Fords and many non-Ford vehicles up to 10 years old with less than 150,000 miles
Basic warranty terms
90-Day/4,000-Mile (whichever comes first) Comprehensive Limited Warranty
Powertrain
Available
Dealer certification required
139-point inspection
Roadside assistance
Yes
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