Used 2008 Ford Taurus X

$7,995 - $7,995
2008 Ford Taurus X

2008 Highlights

The 2008 Ford Taurus X is essentially a relabeled version of last year's Freestyle, but with the new name comes a new look and several improvements. The biggest of these is a new, more powerful V6 engine paired to an all-new six-speed automatic transmission. Enhanced one-touch fold-and-flip capability for the second-row seats and a new optional power liftgate ease loading. Ford is also offering a new "Sync" system for hands-free access to audio and phone functions. Finally, Ford's popular Eddie Bauer trim line makes its way into the Taurus X, and stability control has been made standard across the line.



  • Solid performance from new V6, nice blend of ride and handling, acceptable seat comfort in all three rows, excellent third-row access, high safety ratings.


  • Some cheap interior materials, engine gets noisy at higher rpm.

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Features & Specs

Eddie Bauer 4dr Wagon AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A)SEL 4dr Wagon (3.5L 6cyl 6A)Limited 4dr Wagon (3.5L 6cyl 6A)Limited 4dr Wagon AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A)Eddie Bauer 4dr Wagon (3.5L 6cyl 6A)SEL 4dr Wagon AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A)
Transmission6-speed automatic6-speed automatic6-speed automatic6-speed automatic6-speed automatic6-speed automatic
Horsepower260 hp @ 6250 rpm260 hp @ 6250 rpm260 hp @ 6250 rpm260 hp @ 6250 rpm260 hp @ 6250 rpm260 hp @ 6250 rpm


NHTSA Overall Rating

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration offers independent analysis.
  • Frontal Barrier Crash Rating

    OverallNot Rated
  • Side Crash Rating

    OverallNot Rated
  • Side Barrier Rating

    OverallNot Rated
  • Combined Side Barrier & Pole Ratings

    Front SeatNot Rated
    Back SeatNot Rated
  • Rollover

    Dynamic Test ResultNo Tip
    Risk Of RolloverNot Rated

IIHS Rating
The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety uses extensive crash tests to determine car safety.
  • Side Impact Test
  • Roof Strength Test
    Not Tested
  • Rear Crash Protection / Head Restraint
  • IIHS Small Overlap Front Test
    Not Tested
  • Moderate Overlap Front Test

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end of warranty is "sell by" date
Purchased used in 2011 with 32,000 miles, for road trips, which it excelled at. Noticed that the driver's side of the second row bench seat did not want to fold. Found that spraying silicone lube in the mechanisim and then exercising it weekly kept it working. The tach would go nuts from time to time, reading 500-1000rpm too high, or 500rpm too low. Ford seems to have expected this and built in a mechanism to rezero the tach and speedo. 25 seconds after the engine is shut off, both the tach and speedo needles swing counterclockwise for a moment, then return. When the tach went nuts, up to three start stop cycles, to provoke the rezero process, would correct it.
I am the original owner. I got a powersteering failure when it reached 38000 miles, immediately after 3 year/36000 miles warranty.I had it fixed with $850 from Ford Dealer with OEM parts. Six months later, power steering failed again with the exact same problem. Not recommended.
Tranny Trouble
We pruchased used in June 2011, in August 2012 had to replace the water pump which was costly ($2100) due to the location of the pump, making labor cost HIGH! Then in December 2012 the transmission was replaced, talk about expensive--plus needing to rent a car for the 2 weeks it took to get it back. Since then, the transmission still is not right, jumping all over--now they are thinking the computer is not working correctly. So, $6200 spent in 6 mos, now looking at more problems--would definitely NOT recommend!!!
Used 2008 Ford Taurus X Overview

The Used 2008 Ford Taurus X is offered in the following submodels: . Available styles include Eddie Bauer 4dr Wagon AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A), SEL 4dr Wagon (3.5L 6cyl 6A), Limited 4dr Wagon (3.5L 6cyl 6A), Limited 4dr Wagon AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A), Eddie Bauer 4dr Wagon (3.5L 6cyl 6A), and SEL 4dr Wagon AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A).

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  • The Used 2008 Ford Taurus X SEL is priced between $7,995 and $7,995 with odometer readings between 80719 and 80719 miles.

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