2018 Ford TaurusChange Year or Vehicle
of the 2018 Ford Taurus. Base trim shown.
From the Cars.com Vehicle Test Team
- Steering feedback
- Massive trunk
- Seating comfort
- Child-safety seat usability
- Unresponsive transmission with non-turbo V-6
- Undersized cabin for a full-size car
- Interior build quality
- Sony premium stereo available
- Five-seat full-size sedan
- Front- or all-wheel drive
- Sync 3 multimedia system available
- Lane departure prevention available
- High-performance Taurus SHO available
What it is: The Taurus is Ford's full-size five-seat sedan that's available in SE, SEL and Limited trim levels. Front- and all-wheel-drive versions are available, and the Taurus is powered by a standard 3.5-liter V-6 engine. It competes with the Chevrolet Impala and Toyota Avalon. Ford also offers a high-performance, all-wheel-drive Taurus SHO.
There are no significant changes.
SHO stands for Super High Output, and this model is the luxury and performance leader of the Taurus lineup. The SHO swaps the Taurus' standard drivetrain for a twin-turbo 3.5-liter V-6 engine.
- Twin-turbo V-6 makes 365 horsepower and 350 pounds-feet of torque
- Six-speed automatic transmission with steering-wheel shift paddles
- All-wheel drive
- 20-inch aluminum wheels
- Sport suspension
- SHO design cues include a unique grille, SHO badges and a rear spoiler
- Available SHO Performance Package includes beefier brakes, unique shocks and springs, different steering calibration, a shorter final drive ratio, summer tires and a Track mode for the stability system
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36 months / 36,000 miles
60 months / 60,000 miles
60 months / 60,000 miles
24-hour roadside assistance, rental car reimbursement up to $30 per day, full tank of gas, vehicle history report, new wiper blades and fresh oil and filter
7 years / 100,000 miles7 years from original new vehicle warranty start date or 100,000 miles. Powertrain Limited Warranty from original in-service date. 12- month/12,000-mile comprehensive limited warranty. See dealer for details. $100 deductible per visit.
Under 6 years / 80,000 milesVehicles receive a 172 point inspection and reconditioning.