by G, Labriola on Nov 10, 2006 Vehicle: 1996 Ford Taurus SHO 4dr Sedan
I know all Fords are not created equally but my SHO had 7500 miles on it when I bought it from the dealer and it currently has 74,000 on it. My only real problem was the cam shaft but nothing else other than normal maintenance. It is one of the best all round cars I've ever owned. Excellent comfort, outstanding performance, superb handling (NO oversteer!) and all the creature comfort features you could ask for. No tranny problems for me.
by wylieSteve on Apr 16, 2004 Vehicle: 1996 Ford Taurus SHO 4dr Sedan
I really like the comfort, room, ride
and performance of this car. It has
enough room to easily seat 5, has good
acceleration, handling, braking and top
speed. Camshaft problem was a $700
pain to get welded, and the car is on
the third transmission.
All-new Taurus debuts in sedan and wagon format, available in GL, LX and SHO trim levels. New or substantially revised engines and suspensions improve the performance of the Taurus, while several functional innovations make the car easier and more enjoyable to drive.
Well... Ford unveiled a renamed Five-Hundred and Freestyle at the Chicago show. Seems like the Five-Hundred will now be a Ford Taurus, a Mercury Montego will become a Mercury Sable, and a Ford Freesty...