Excellent acceleration and handling -
good quiet ride. Mechanically the
worst car I ever owned - needed
transmission replaced at 39,000 miles -
under three years old, and since have
replaced transmission sensor three
times. Engine shot at 97,000 miles.
The car had overheated. Seems that
engine light is always on and many
small electrical problems.
At transmission repair shop, many
Ford's -Taurus and Windstar in for
repair - this transmission should have
been recalled. Also, per mechanic, the
Taurus has problems with Crankshaft and
Excellent for shorter trips. Engine
provides good power and ride is
Transmission issues were not addressed -
the Dealership ignored frequent
requests to check the transmission
amongst complaints about delay between
time of acceleration to start of car.