And when you're out there primarily trying to sell people steak rather than sizzle, it's hard to ask much more from any car. !! At first glance, that might appear to be a more conservative sample, but 70. It now has 150,000 miles on it. My interior light sensor is bad doesn't turn the lights off when door is shut. It had issues before and after purchase, but the owner stepped up and sent car to his mechanic. But today's choices are much more daunting.
A solid, reliable package, to be sure, shortcomings like slightly compromised rear-seat headroom, a less-than-ideal trunk configuration, and so-so acceleration found our car more likely to be tabbed for casual lunch duty and errand-running rather than engaging in major cross-country treks. SinceLastVisitFilter false, 1557194966386 ; listingsSearchManager. For the record, it was 0. Units Affected 49635 Ford took some big risks with the all-new-for-'96 Taurus. Opinions about the Taurus powertrain varied among our in-house drivers.
I have gotten as much at 30 mpg but not lately! ColorFilter selectedColorList, 'exteriorColorFilter', 'exteriorColorName', 'Color', 'colors', null ; colorFilter. As a group, our survey owners were a tad more frugal. NewUsedFilter selectedNewUsedList, null ; newUsedFilter. Only problem has been, the calipers stick as I don't put a lot of miles on the car. It handles extremely well, has adequate engine power and a great sound system. I bought my Taurus wagon in 1999.
Thanks Sher your one of a kind!! I was so impressed with her knowledge and concern towards my situation in being able to get me into the car I was really wanting. Owners may contact Bosch customer service at 1-888-715-3616. !!! With those 2 exceptions, one of the best cars I've owned, plenty of power, very reliable. A police officer from St. TruckCabinFilter selectedCabinList, null ; truckCabinFilter. The real question was whether the average American family-sedan buyer would find the transformation just a bit too radical.
Headlights insufficient , even after polishing external lens and getting brightest halogen bulbs available. Cream puff grandma's car when I bought it!. Rear seat:Able to handle three adults on shorter trips, the Taurus' rear seat has loads of legroom, but could use a touch more overhead clearance. I finally felt like there actually was someone out there in this car business that I didn't have to worry that I was being taken advantage of. On the subject of dealers, our owners rated their local purveyors just a touch below average. Also the overdrive quit kicking in after about 73000 miles.
DealRatingFilter selectedRatingList, null ; ratingFilter. Remedy Bosch will instruct the owners how to have the affected brake pads replaced, free of charge. No one would dispute the fact that this metamorphosis brought with it numerous significant mechanical improvements. A year later, the debate continues, albeit at a considerably lower level of intensity. Power steering leak- Odd electronic problems. Despite enduring a few minor bumps on the ownership road, the consensus of our survey group was that they'd made a wise purchase decision. They won't steer you wrong and will work with you for anything.
With Ford vowing to decrease significantly the percentage of cars it pumps into fleets, and new product from both the domestic and import fronts carving ever-widening swathes through its market segment, chances are extremely slim that the Taurus will retain its best-seller status in '97. Sales leader of its automobile lineup and the best-selling passenger car in the country since 1992, the Taurus was dramatically-some contend controversially-restyled inside and out. Although sales practices earned a laudable 82. Second on the buying rationale list was brand loyalty, with 59. Las Vegas captionLongest-distance odds beaten by our Taurus involved successfully sojourning from Los Angeles to nearby Las Vegas and back.
This is the first American car I have ever bought also the first automatic transmission. It suffers from extreme paint peeling. Off-the-line performance of the Duratec V-6 is sprightly enough, propelling the car 0-30 mph in a respectable 3. My car has almost 200,000 miles on it. Along with the aforementioned diminution of wind and suspension noise, prime on the wish lists for future upgrades were map pockets nets were added to the front lower door panels and seatbacks for '97 , better cupholders, and more interior room. They have nice used vehicles.
The results were enlightening-and a bit surprising. . Major transient maneuvers at the limit can elicit a bit of tail twitch, but over two thirds of our respondents gave their Taurus excellent marks for handling and an additional 28. The seals around all of the window's are really bad. Even so, for the most part, owners we heard from were a rather satisfied lot. Price was out of my range but with some negotiating and the patience of jason the manager and Robert the sales guru they helped my family buy a car in my price range and a dream car.