2010 Ford Taurus
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Smooth, high performance, exceptional value

by from Philadelphia, PA on December 27, 2012

This candy apple red 3.5L V6 Taurus accelerates and decelerates with extreme smoothness with an exceptional suspension that absorbs road shock like Santa's sleigh. The interior comforts of baige leath...
This candy apple red 3.5L V6 Taurus accelerates and decelerates with extreme smoothness with an exceptional suspension that absorbs road shock like Santa's sleigh. The interior comforts of baige leather heated seats and leather stearing wheel can be adjusted to meet your every curve. The dash and console reminds you of a fighter jet cockpit that can be configured to provide you with your desired feedback. The sound system has all the bells and whistles of a luxury sedan and eight speakers throughout. All-in-all an acceptional American value with European feel and design. My mind has been changed by this American value.
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Reliability exemplified!

by from Ohio on February 21, 2011

This car is incredibly reliable! I have owned this vehicle 14 months, and driven 34,000 miles, without a single incident. The right front wheel bearing did have to be replaced (defective) but not one ...
This car is incredibly reliable! I have owned this vehicle 14 months, and driven 34,000 miles, without a single incident. The right front wheel bearing did have to be replaced (defective) but not one single failure of any other component or system. 29 MPG on highway, and very quiet and comfortable. That is as long as you are a front seat passenger. They let the adolescents loose in the design department on this iteration, and in the process of making it look like a Hot Wheels imitation they sacrificed any real back seat room on the altar of zoom zoom. This car weighs nearly two tons, and has a wheelbase rivaling that of full bore luxury cars. Why the subcompact back seat accomodations? Terrible! Another problem with the juvenile design is the "gun turret" effect from the chopped roof and raised beltline. Visibility to the rear on this thing is non-existent. Always be speeding up when changing lanes, or you will be cutting people off ALL the time. You simply cannot see out the rear, and side vision is horribly compromised. OK, enough griping (hopefully Ford will fix this stuff in the next model). The car drives fantastic! Great engine with good response and torque through a wide range of engine speeds, and a well matched transmission to make the most of it. Truly a pleasure to travel in on long trips (front seat only again).
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2010 Taurus high option SEL

by from Des Moines, IA on November 1, 2011

I recently purchased a used 2010 silver 2010 Ford Taurus SEL with about 11,000 miles on it. I have put about 2,000 miles on it in my first six weeks of ownership. The only issue I have had with the ca...
I recently purchased a used 2010 silver 2010 Ford Taurus SEL with about 11,000 miles on it. I have put about 2,000 miles on it in my first six weeks of ownership. The only issue I have had with the car was one instance of the spedometer sticking at 70 mph when i was going under 20 mph. I parked, turned the car off and back on with no issues since, and I do keep an eye on it constantly to see if I need to contact the dealership. My SEL has leather, the Sony sound system, 19" wheels, and looks great. I have received many compliments on the looks of the car from friends and family. My parents are going to purchase a new 2012 Taurus in the next few months after driving mine. The car is quiet, and fun to drive. You may have to play with the seat for a while to get it in the right position so the head rest doesn't bother you. I am 6'2", and have pleanty of leg room in it. My wife made the comment that she feels like she is in an airplane cockpit when she drives it. I agree. The center console is a bit high, but doesn't bother me. The Sony stereo is worth the extra money. As is the leather seats. They look great with the white stitching against the black leather. I have 3 car seats in the back, and it is tight, buy the kids make it work ok. I will probably drive this for 5-6 years, and look for another Ford product. I previously had a Chrysler 300. The Taurus is a much superior car.
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Tons of Technology, Great Value

by from Houston, TX on March 19, 2012

If you haven't driven a Taurus lately and you're looking for a mid-sized, affordable, quiet, comfortable family sedan with tons of technology, you owe it to yourself to test drive a Ford Taurus. This ...
If you haven't driven a Taurus lately and you're looking for a mid-sized, affordable, quiet, comfortable family sedan with tons of technology, you owe it to yourself to test drive a Ford Taurus. This car is very quiet, the amenities are plentiful, the interior styling is very cool and not at all cheap looking or feeling. The trunk is HUGE! The onboard computer, the satellite radio, the reverse gear warning system, ABS, traction control, Microsoft SYNC, its all very very cool. Try to get a car with all this and a 263 HP engine in a Japanese model and pay thousands of dollars more. Of course, those would hold resale better, but this is a terrific value. Its huge, too, so if youre like me and safety is an issue, this is a good choice. Also, mileage is not bad. A very reliable and steady 17 in the city, and, from what I can tell, about 25-26 on the hwy. I would definitely recommend this car to friends and family.
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Chrome trim

by from Troy, OH on March 14, 2012

Good car overall. Getting about 23 mph mix hwy and city. Biggest problem is chrome peeling around tailights. Ford will replace if under warranty but are replacing with same faulty tailights. Will not ...
Good car overall. Getting about 23 mph mix hwy and city. Biggest problem is chrome peeling around tailights. Ford will replace if under warranty but are replacing with same faulty tailights. Will not replace once out of warranty. Every 2010 Taurus I have looked at has the same exact problem. Really detracts from an otherwise nice car. What a shame Ford replaces one faulty part with the same.
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Great car

by from Naples,Fl on March 29, 2011

What a great car for the price mine is a limited with leather and snyc.Great fuel mileage for such a big car.Great exceleraton lots of room inside for 4 people
What a great car for the price mine is a limited with leather and snyc.Great fuel mileage for such a big car.Great exceleraton lots of room inside for 4 people
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Taurus overall

by from Michigan on February 22, 2012

Great car fun to drive and good mileage (27+ highway)for an AWD. Very comfortable. Great looks and lots of room for large people (I'm 6'2" 250Lbs.)
Great car fun to drive and good mileage (27+ highway)for an AWD. Very comfortable. Great looks and lots of room for large people (I'm 6'2" 250Lbs.)
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Better than a BMW

by from on December 12, 2011

This vehicle is excellent. I have the SHO trim and it is awesome. Loaded with options and power for half the price of a similar sized German sedan. Holding up great, no problems with the awesome sync ...
This vehicle is excellent. I have the SHO trim and it is awesome. Loaded with options and power for half the price of a similar sized German sedan. Holding up great, no problems with the awesome sync system. Only complaint is the seat belt height adjuster on passenger side was handled roughly and jammed. Ford fixed under warranty. Excellent build though. Everyone is amazed with these cars. I see other owners and Lincoln MKS drivers and when we ask eachother how we like it, the answer is always the same; can't believe what a deal this car was! A/C seats, navigation, adaptive cruise control, rear heated seats, rear sun shade, comfortable seats.
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This car is the bomb, thanks Ford

by from OhioAkron, on February 6, 2011

The comfort is there, the room is there, the power is certainly there. This car is the greatest one I've own out of the seven different cars before it. I got a good deal on the Limited FWD. It get a l...
The comfort is there, the room is there, the power is certainly there. This car is the greatest one I've own out of the seven different cars before it. I got a good deal on the Limited FWD. It get a lot of looks as well.
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Love this 2010 Taurus

by from Fort Mill, SC on October 23, 2010

I have had my car for about a month and I love the way it drives and rides. I find it very comfortable too. My only complaint is the lack of visibility out of the back. I didn't get the rear camera wi...
I have had my car for about a month and I love the way it drives and rides. I find it very comfortable too. My only complaint is the lack of visibility out of the back. I didn't get the rear camera with my SEL but I think it could be a worthwhile option.
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