Having already put over 114,000 miles on
a 1989 Taurus GL, purchasing a 1998
Taurus SE--which had seen life as a
service loaner and had 39,600 miles on
it--was a no-brainer for me. The car is
a workhorse, no question. It rides
well, it looks good, and it's got plenty
enough power to get me going down the
freeway. For the money, this Taurus is
tough to beat.
shift-on-the-column automatic (none of
this floor-shift stuff for me).
Better heating system, which seems to be
an overall flaw in the Taurus. Had to
have the heater core replaced at 60,000
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