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Comfotable, Reliable, Very Strong Engine and Drivtrain
By rochev on
2002 Ford Taurus SE 4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl 4A)
I have had two Taurus's. Neither have ever given me a single issue. My '02 SE has 175,000 miles of trouble free driving.
People complain about the transmission but they don't change the fluid and filter like you're supposed to. I have done that every 30k miles and haven't had an issue on either. My last one died at 180k miles when it was totaled. It is missed every day. This car always starts even well below 0 degrees (F) nothing rattles, interior build has held up since new. Only down side I can think of is these cars have weak struts. Other than that, if you change the transmission fluid like you should, you'll have one of the most reliable cars built.
Puddle lights, Alarm, keyless entry, 4 wheel ABS brakes, 24 MPG with a heavy foot.
Better struts, rear disk brakes and not drum. (PIA to change when rusty)