The 94 has been fairly reliable. It has
the 3.8 litre engine. It is the LX
Model and has many nice luxury
The head gasket blew at around 75,000
miles, which is a common trait of the
3.8 V6. Fortunately, Ford had extended
the warranty and repaired it at their
The body and interior have held up well
as the car is parked outside often. The
moon roof does leak though when it
rains. The lumbar support feature on
the drivers side seat no longer works.
Am also concerned about the
transmission as our 91 Taurus
transmission had to be replaced. (See
Roomy. Comfortable leather seats, both
dual power and leather wrapped steering
wheel. Moon roof. 4 wheel disk brakes.
Nice stereo. Dual air bags. Good crash
test safety rating.
I do love my 94 Taurus, sure it had its
problems, but being handy under the
hood, I could fix it all. That's about
the best thing about the car, easy to
fix. Every sensor is easy to get to,
the radiator went on it a few weeks ago
and I changed it out easily, as well.
As fo looks, the older, original Taurus
is stately and a very attractive car.
At first it was a nice roomy safe car,
then the transmission started going
anf all the radiator hoses got holes
in them. If I were you and wanted to
keep think car longer than a few
years, I wouldn't buy it!
This was a best selling model, and the
sleak look and line of the 1994 Ford
Taurus still looks good. But my
vehicle simply did not stand the test
of time for reliability. 3
transmissions and steering column
issues later, I would not purchase
another Ford Taurus.