Meet Your 2016 Ford Taurus

2016 Ford Taurus
2016 Ford Taurus
2016 Ford Taurus
2016 Ford Taurus
2016 Ford Taurus
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2016 Ford Taurus
2016 Ford Taurus
2016 Ford Taurus
2016 Ford Taurus
2016 Ford Taurus
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$32,649
CAD
Licensing and applicable taxes
  • 3.5L V-6 288hp engine
  • 6-speed automatic transmission with overdrive
  • 4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
  • side seat mounted airbags
  • Safety Canopy System curtain 1st and 2nd row overhead airbags
  • airbag occupancy sensor
  • air conditioning
  • 18" aluminum wheels
  • cruise control
  • ABS and driveline traction control
  • AdvanceTrac electronic stability.

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The Taurus is Ford's flagship that offers full-size car interior dimensions, luxury car interior quietness, a top safety rating as well as advanced technology, to give it's owners confidence on the road.

The front-wheel or all-wheel drive Taurus is powered by a 288-hp 3.5-liter direct injection V6 engine and six-speed automatic transmission with SelectShift manual gear control. A 240-hp 2.0-liter EcoBoost turbo four-cylinder engine is optional on front-wheel drive models as well. The high performance SHO is powered by a twin-turbo version of the 3.5-liter V6, it produces 365-hp and channels that through standard all-wheel drive and a paddle-shifted six-speed automatic transmission. Standard safety features include electronic stability and traction control, four-wheel anti-lock brakes, six airbags, rearview camera, ignition disable and post-crash SOS alert. There are many kinds of technology features available such as Cross Traffic Alert, Collision Warning, active park assistance, MyKey parental features, SYNC, capless refueling, touch-pad keyless entry, adaptive cruise control, blind spot detection, rain-sensing wipers and intelligent keyless entry.

For 2016, the rearview camera is now standard, and SYNC 3 system is standard on the Limited and SHO trims.

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Dashboard and interior door panels are thickly padded, as in the Lincoln MKS, and the ambient lighting in the interior door pockets and footwells, available in seven colors, is as trick as in any German luxury car. The Taurus' center stack expands out from a deep dash, cocooning the driver almost like a sporty car with a "cockpit"-style driver's seat.The driver's seat is stingy with bolstering though, and it feels as if you're sitting on it, not in it.
- Motor Trend, CarsDirect
Franklin Delano Roosevelt drove a Ford.
- Motor Trend, CarsDirect
The Ford Taurus bridges the gap between family sedans and luxury cars. Lower-priced trim levels will be compared to the Honda Accord, Hyundai Azera and Toyota Avalon. The Limited will compete with entry-level luxury sedans like the Hyundai Genesis, Lincoln's MKS and MKZ, and the Nissan Maxima. The SHO is clearly aimed at Chrysler's 300C. Among this crowd, we think pretty highly of the new Taurus.
- Edmunds.com, CarsDirect

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Introduction

The Ford Taurus has a lot to offer in terms of comfort and refinement, but it's a dated design.The Taurus was last redesigned for the 2010 model year and restyled for 2013.

Not much has changed for 2016, apart from making a rearview camera standard on all models.The latest SYNC 3 connectivity technology comes on upper models, but lower trim levels retain SYNC with MyFord system.

Although the original Taurus of the late 1980s flaunted a rather radical design for its time, the current version is far different.Less efficient than more contemporary full-size sedans, and not as sharply styled, Taurus has barely kept pace with such rivals as the Chevrolet Impala, Hyundai Azera and Toyota Avalon.Fuel economy is mediocre.

However, the Taurus offers luxurious cabin amenities, with good-looking interior trim that feels substantial.Although the ride is firm, a Taurus is quiet and comfortable.

Three engines are available, all with a 6-speed automatic transmissions.All-wheel drive is optional on SEL and Limited trim levels with the V6; front-wheel drive is standard.Most models will come with the 3.5-liter V6, developing 288 horsepower and EPA-rated at 19/29 mpg City/Highway.The most fuel-efficient engine is the turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder, making 237 horsepower and EPA-rated at 22/32 mpg City/Highway, or 26 mpg Combined.All-wheel drive drops the estimate to 18/26 mpg.

Topping the performance spectrum, the Taurus SHO carries the highest-output engine: a turbocharged V6 that generates 365 horsepower, offered only with all-wheel drive.Though it doesn't engage the driver as directly as an authentic sports sedan, the SHO feels calm even when driven hard, and corners capably thanks to a tauter suspension.Gas mileage is EPA-rated at 17/25 mpg.

Taurus has a good safety reputation, though few active-safety features are available.The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration gave the 2016 Taurus five stars (out of five) for overall safety, side, and frontal crash tests, and four stars for rollover.The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety gives Taurus its top Good rating, though it hasn't been subjected to the new small-overlap test.

top Body Exterior featuresSESELLimitedSHO
Power door mirrorsYYYY
Heated door mirrorsYYY
Auto-dimming door mirrorsYY
SpoilerY
top Convenience Features featuresSESELLimitedSHO
Rear beverage holdersYYYY
Remote keyless entryYYYY
Illuminated entryYYYY
Overhead consoleYYYY
Passenger door binYYYY
Telescoping steering wheelYYYY
Air conditioningYYYY
Passenger vanity mirrorYYYY
Power windowsYYYY
Front beverage holdersYYYY
1-touch upYYYY
1-touch downYYYY
Emergency communication systemYYYY
Tilt steering wheelYYYY
Driver door binYYYY
Speed controlYYYY
Driver vanity mirrorYYYY
Rear door binsYYYY
Automatic temperature controlYYY
Auto-dimming rearview mirrorYYY
Front dual zone A/CYYY
Auto tilt-away steering wheelYY
Steering wheel memoryYY
Memory seatYY
Adjustable pedalsYY
Pedal memoryYY
Garage door transmitterYY
top Entertainment Features featuresSESELLimitedSHO
CD playerYYYY
MP3 decoderYYYY
Radio data systemYYYY
AM/FM radioY
Steering wheel mounted audio controlsYYYY
top Lighting, Visibility and Instrumentation featuresSESELLimitedSHO
Exterior parking camera rearYYYY
Trip computerYYYY
Rear window defrosterYYYY
Rear reading lightsYYYY
TachometerYYYY
Delay-off headlightsYYYY
Front reading lightsYYYY
Variably intermittent wipersYYYY
Low tire pressure warningYYYY
Fully automatic headlightsYYYY
ConfigurableYYYY
Outside temperature displayYYY
CompassYYY
Blind spot sensorYY
Rain sensing wipersYY
Auto high-beam headlightsYY
top Powertrain featuresSESELLimitedSHO
Limited slip differentialYYYY
Sequential multi-point fuel injectionYYY
Mode select transmissionYYYY
Variable valve controlYYYY
Block heaterY
top Safety and Security featuresSESELLimitedSHO
ABS brakesYYYY
Occupant sensing airbagYYYY
Brake assistYYYY
Panic alarmYYYY
4 wheel disc brakesYYYY
Traction controlYYYY
Overhead airbagYYYY
Ignition disableYYYY
Dual front impact airbagsYYYY
Perimeter/approach lightsYYYY
Dual front side impact airbagsYYYY
Electronic stabilityYYYY
Security systemYYY
top Seats and Trim featuresSESELLimitedSHO
Front centre armrestYYYY
Split folding rear seatYYYY
Rear seat centre armrestYYYY
Manual driver lumbar supportYY
Manual passenger lumbar supportYY
Power passenger seatYYYY
Power driver seatYYYY
Heated front seatsYY
Leather upholsteryYY
Power 2-way passenger lumbar supportYY
Power 2-way driver lumbar supportYY
Ventilated front seatsYY
Leather steering wheelY
top Suspension/Handling featuresSESELLimitedSHO
Power steeringYYYY
Alloy wheelsYYYY
Front anti-roll barYYYY
Four wheel independent suspensionYYYY
Speed-sensing steeringYYYY
Rear anti-roll barYYYY
Sport suspensionY
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