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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Very nice looking car, love the ride.
This car has everything I want. We upgraded to the limited trim and it was worth it. good comfort and quite. The ride is like a much more expensive car. Read full review
Best Taurus I have ever owned
The mileage is so awesome and the handling can not be beat. Very smooth ride and the reaction time when driving is the best. This car has a lot of power and you can pass other cars with no problem. Read full review
36 months / 36,000 miles
60 months / 60,000 miles
60 months / 60,000 miles