Special ordered in May 09 without test driving or seeing vehicle in person. One of our best decisions. So glad Ford decided to bring Taurus back. Look forward to driving this car. Enjoying all the new features such as BlueTooth, voice activation. Called the Silver Bullet, love the color. Seats are comfortable, ride is smooth and quiet. Handles great. 29-30 MPG for trips to Ohio and 21-22 MPG around town and to work. So far, so good. Only problem - auto windshield wipers not working and dealer has failed to determine problem. New vehicle and people not trained in maintaining; trouble shooting. Ford failed to provide maintenance manuals in advance or train personnel.
Overall feel and road performance followed by the Limited features (voice activation, Blue Tooth). Biggest trunk space of all cars with fold down seats (a major decision point since Honda, Toyota could not match). Trunk arms don't interfere with items in trunk (problem in old Taurus).
Overhead console option for more storage. Coin holder; iPod connection not requiring USB cable; more direct voice activation actions (make it 1 step instead of 2)