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1993 Ford Taurus Sedan

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By me the man
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1993 Ford Taurus Sedan GL 4dr Sedan


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good car needs transmition improvements.


Favorite Features

size


Suggested Improvements

better drive train Good motor, bad trans


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Nothing to complain about
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1993 Ford Taurus Sedan GL 4dr Sedan


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I bought my 93 Taurus GL with a 3.0 engine 7 years ago and have had very little problems. I can remember only once having it worked on and that ended up being a simple repair. With 94,000 miles on it I couldn't ask for a better family car.


Favorite Features

Safety features, Strong engine


Suggested Improvements

Better layout of dash.


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1993 Taurus GL Wagon
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By Ken U
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1993 Ford Taurus Sedan GL 4dr Sedan


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I purchased this vehicle new aand used to commute to work for 6 years. My 19 year old son now drives it. The milage is 115,000. I haad several significant problems from the start including a burst hose and premature brake wear. It ran well for several years then there were more problems starting about 3 years ago. I have replaced the radiator, water pump, the entire steering system, struts, wiper motor and controls, AC compressor, power window and lock switches. I have invested a great deal of money but the car runs well, it's roomy and safe.


Favorite Features

Interior room and comfort. Always starts


Suggested Improvements

better quality control major components should last longer


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Car you love, but hate!
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1993 Ford Taurus Sedan GL 4dr Sedan


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When my parents purchased my 93 Taurus GL sedan, I hated it. It was a uncool, 4 door sedan that I soon learned had much more potential than I had initially thought. The 3.8L engine had great performance, but the transmission couldn't keep up. I had my GL for about 3 years and bought it with 113,000 miles. The last day driven it had 142,000. Other than the transmission starting to go bad, the car ran and handled great. The car tryed to run hot several times, and did not run well on hot days. It may not be really reliable, but this car saved my life when I was hit by a farm truck and was sent literally flying through a line of trees.


Favorite Features

Safe car, all saftey systems work well together. Strong engine ( 3.8L )


Suggested Improvements

Improve on transmissions, and cooling of the engine.


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good while it lasted
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By doug
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1993 Ford Taurus Sedan GL 4dr Sedan


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i got this car in august 98. it had a rough time switching from first to second gear, (REALLY bad kicking) the headlights went out from time to time, and i had to get the radiator replaced once. but other than that it drove well. it was comfortable, relatively quick, and got good mileage. recently, the transmission went. in the end, i got 3.5 years out of it- so considering what i paid id consider that a bargain. the only downside is it only lasted 90000 miles... my advice: if you were looking for a short term fix a few years ago, the 93 taurus may have been a good choice. but now, their age and shoddy build probably make them too much of a maintenance liability to be worth the trouble.


Favorite Features

roomy and comfortable for a small car. greater than expected performance as well.


Suggested Improvements

put em' together better! its obvious from my experience and the reviews of others that this car is not built to last.


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