2003 Ford Taurus Consumer Review: good... until...
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2003 Ford Taurus - Consumer Review

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SE Wagon (3.0L V6 4-speed Automatic)

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good... until...
By Chatham Bing on

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2003 Ford Taurus SE 4dr Wagon (3.0L 6cyl 4A)

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1997 Taurus Wagon was a decent form of transportation for a while. Little problems were encountered, until we hit 75,000 miles. Then like clockwork... boom- the head gasket blows, and a $2500 engine rebuild cost. On a 5 year old car which had a value of only $3750 trade in...

Favorite Features

Nothing stood out as exceptional. The third row seat was nice on occasion, but no interior exit handle for the poor passengers there make it kind of claustrophobic.

Suggested Improvements

Hmmm. Build an engine that can last past 75K? Seems to be FORD's M.O. build cheap cars that last 5 years then you pay later. Had an '87 Honda with 225K (and still going), and a have a 95 Toyota with no problems at 85K...
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