The 1996 Ford Taurus is offered in the following submodels: Wagon, SHO, Sedan. Available styles include GL 4dr Sedan, LX 4dr Sedan, and SHO 4dr Sedan. Taurus models are available with a 3.0 l-liter gas engine or a 3.4 l-liter gas engine, with output up to 240 hp, depending on engine type. The 1996 Taurus comes with front wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 4-speed automatic. The 1996 Taurus comes with a basic warranty, a roadside warranty, and a powertrain warranty.
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Review We bought the car used, with 120,000 miles on it. I figure any car over 100,000 miles is going to need repairs eventually. A new transmission was the first major repair. then 2 alternators were replaced at $600 each. Then we found a oil seal leak was fouling the alternator. Then a couple of tranny line leaks, that I fixed. Front struts and rear springs. Then I replaces all the plastic tabs that hold the interior door panels on. Then I cleaned the air intake with brake cleaner. That was over 50,000 miles ago. Since then, no problems. the duratech engine keeps running, the ride is comfortable, and everything works at sub zero temps unlike my 2007 Honda. it was still cheaper than a car payment
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1996 ford taurus GL 4dr Sedan, 4-speed automatic, regular unleaded 21 combined MPG 18 city MPG/26 highway MPG
1996 ford taurus LX 4dr Sedan, 4-speed automatic, regular unleaded 21 combined MPG 18 city MPG/26 highway MPG
1996 ford taurus SHO 4dr Sedan, 4-speed automatic, regular unleaded 18 combined MPG 15 city MPG/24 highway MPG
What options are available on the 1996 Ford Taurus?
Available Ford Taurus 1996 Submodel Types: SHO, Wagon, Sedan
Available Trims: SEL, Limited, SE, SHO, SES, SE Fleet, SES Deluxe, LX, GL, SEL Fleet
Exterior Colors: Tuxedo Black Metallic, Ingot Silver Metallic, White Platinum Metallic Tri-Coat, Shadow Black, Magnetic Metallic, Ruby Red Metallic Tinted Clearcoat, Ebony Black, Sterling Gray Metallic, Silver Frost Clearcoat Metallic, Oxford White, White Gold Metallic, Merlot Clearcoat Metallic, Tuxedo Black Clearcoat Metallic, Arizona Beige Clearcoat Metallic, Blue Metallic, Candy Red Metallic Tinted Clearcoat, Smoked Quartz Tinted Clearcoat Metallic, White Suede, Dark Shadow Grey Clearcoat Metallic, Deep Impact Blue, Medium Royal Blue Clearcoat Metallic, Oxford White Clearcoat, Vibrant White Clearcoat, Black Clearcoat, Blue Jeans Metallic, Caribou Metallic, Dark Ink Blue Clearcoat Metallic, Red Candy Metallic Tinted Clearcoat, Steel Blue Metallic, Bordeaux Reserve Red Metallic, Bronze Fire Metallic Tinted Clearcoat, Burgundy Velvet Metallic Tinted Clearcoat, Dark Side Metallic, Deep Impact Blue Metallic, Gold Ash Clearcoat Metallic, Graphite Blue Metallic, Kodiak Brown Metallic, Light Ice Blue Clearcoat Metallic, White Suede Clearcoat, Cinnamon Clearcoat Metallic, Harvest Gold Clearcoat Metallic, Windveil Blue Clearcoat Metallic, Brilliant Silver Clearcoat Metallic, Ginger Ale Metallic, Gold Leaf Metallic, Green Gem Metallic, Guard Metallic, Kona Blue Metallic, Matador Red Clearcoat Metallic, Sangria Red Clearcoat Metallic, Smokestone Clearcoat Metallic, True Blue Clearcoat Metallic, Tuxedo Black Clearcaot Metallic
Interior Colors: Charcoal Black leather, Charcoal Black premium leather, Dune cloth, Charcoal Black cloth, Dune premium leather, Charcoal Black leather/sueded microfiber, Charcoal Black premium cloth, Dune leather, Light Stone premium cloth, Light Stone leather, Medium Parchment, Charcoal Black/Mayan Gray leather/sueded microfiber, Light Stone premium leather, Black leather, Light Stone cloth, Medium Graphite, Camel leather, Ebony Black leather, Charcoal Black/Mayan Gray premium leather, Ebony Black, Medium Light Stone cloth, Medium Light Stone leather, Medium/Dark Flint leather, Medium/Dark Pebble cloth, Medium/Dark Pebble leather
Popular Features: Rear Bench Seats, Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel, Fold Flat Rear Seats, Power Driver Seat, Trip Computer, Tire Pressure Warning, Post-collision safety system, Stability Control, Auto Climate Control, Alarm, Multi-Zone Climate Control, Bluetooth, USB Inputs, Back-up camera, Aux Audio Inputs, Parking sensors, Remote Start, Leather Seats, Heated seats, Mobile Internet, Cooled Seats, AWD/4WD, Keyless Entry/Start, Navigation, Sunroof/Moonroof, Upgraded Headlights, Blind Spot Monitoring, Apple Carplay/Android Auto, Upgraded Stereo, Adaptive Cruise Control, Automatic Emergency Braking, Lane Departure Warning, Upgraded Engine, Third-row seating