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1996 Ford Taurus Sedan

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Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) is a category of used car. Often late-model vehicles, they have been inspected, refurbished, if necessary, and are under warranty by the manufacturer.
Ford Taurus Features and Specs

Features & Specs

  • Engine 3.4 L V 8-cylinder
  • Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
  • Transmission 4-speed Automatic
  • Horse Power 240 hp @ 6500 rpm
  • Fuel Economy 15/24 mpg
  • Bluetooth No
  • Navigation No
  • Heated Seats No

Review of the 1996 Ford Taurus

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  • What's New for 1996

    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.

Full 1996 Ford Taurus Review

What's New for 1996

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.

What Others Are Saying

Customer Reviews


1 of 1 people found this review helpful

Solid piece of metal

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Vehicle: 1996 Ford Taurus LX 4dr Sedan

I purchased this in 2013 with only 46,000 miles on it for only $2,000. Needed $500 worth of work to pass inspection, which had to do with the front stabilizing rods. This car is extremely reliable, although at times the transmission slams when going from park to reverse because of its high idle function. Had to put another $200 in a few months after purchase to repair ruptured brake line. Starts right up and has a really great hum to it. I get better gas mileage than its rated for, about 22mpg combined compared to the 18 or so its rated for, but I drive gently.



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jth1234
jth1234
06-25-2014
fuel pump runs, no fuel at inlet side of fuel pump. Any ideas on the cause of this....


scm97
scm97
05-04-2001
I can't seem to get the brakes on this car to last more than 6-8 months without the disk warping and the pedal and steering wheel vibrating....


looogan
looogan
03-01-2008
The problem was actually best described on another web site, and the suggestion is here as well, does this make sense? Other ideas?...



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