Used 1996 Ford Taurus Sedan


1996 Ford Taurus

1996 Highlights

All-new Taurus debuts in sedan and wagon format, available in GL, LX and SHO trim levels. New or substantially revised engines and suspensions improve the performance of the Taurus, while several functional innovations make the car easier and more enjoyable to drive.


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Used 1996 Ford Taurus Sedan for Sale

Ford Taurus 1996 GL 4dr Sedan Vibrant White Clearcoat 166,757 miles
Used 1996Ford TaurusGL
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Miller Honda(3)
38.7 mi away
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Dealer Notes

White 1996 Ford Taurus GL FWD 4-Speed Automatic 3.0L 6-Cylinder SMPI Flex Fuel OHV Don't miss your chance to SAVE HUGE $$ at Miller Crosspointe Honda!! Recent Arrival! This 1996 Ford Taurus GL in White is available for immediate test drive.

Ford Taurus 1996 LX 4dr Sedan Silver Frost Clearcoat Metallic 81,003 miles
Used 1996Ford TaurusLX
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Kip Killmon Ford
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Features & Specs

SHO 4dr SedanLX 4dr SedanGL 4dr Sedan
MPG182121
SeatingN/AN/AN/A
Transmission4-speed automatic4-speed automatic4-speed automatic
Fuelgasgasgas
Horsepower240 hp @ 6500 rpm200 hp @ 5750 rpm145 hp @ 5250 rpm

Safety

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

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Solid Piece of Metal
I purchased this in 2013 with only 46,000 miles on it for only $2,000. Needed $500 worth of work to pass inspection, which had to do with the front stabilizing rods. This car is extremely reliable, although at times the transmission slams when going from park to reverse because of its high idle function. Had to put another $200 in a few months after purchase to repair ruptured brake line. Starts right up and has a really great hum to it. I get better gas mileage than its rated for, about 22mpg combined compared to the 18 or so its rated for, but I drive gently. UPDATE: Unfortunately, with only a little over 70k miles on it, the Engine started to make a weird knocking or tapping noise sporadically when the engine was under load and at lower RPMs although it still ran fine. I could definitely tell something was starting to go wrong, not to mention a bunch of check engine codes. I took it to a bunch of engine mechanics and they all said by the time they could tell me what was wrong, I might as well just get another engine and with the age of the car there was no way I was doing that. Put it on Craigslist and somebody purchased it locally -- they were willing to take their chances on the repair costs given a very reasonable price. All in all, happy with this car but wish I would have gotten a few more years out of it.
The Green Monster
Bought this car as a replacement to my 98 Suzuki . Got it from a friend for $600 with about 140,000 miles. Needed a new battery, catalytic converter, ball joints, and AC system. Through all this I got the car and loved every second of it. Only thing I ended up fixing was the battery, all others were too expensive a repair. In the time I had it the left front turn signal burned out probably twenty or thirty times. But this car drove like a dream. I drive 50 miles a day and only had to fill up once every week and a half. Sadly I hit a deer after 6 months of having it. Tiny deer hit the airbag sensor at 40MPH and to fix would be $1,000, on top of the other fixes. But now I'm looking for another
96 Taurus LX
This is a great car. The Duratec engine has more than enough power (the response is amazing when you put the hammer down), and the ride is very smooth, and the seats are very supportive and comfortable on a long drive. Being tall, this car fits me well. Unlike similar Japanese competitors, this car actually feels like it has substance to it. The steering is tight, the 4-wheel disc brakes are powerful and the doors close nicely. It's well built. The controls are well placed, and the standard casette non-JBL stereo is great. I don't know why people hate these cars so much. If you take care of it, it will last a long time. No problems so far...knock on wood.
Used 1996 Ford Taurus Sedan Overview

The Used 1996 Ford Taurus Sedan is offered in the following styles: SHO 4dr Sedan, LX 4dr Sedan, and GL 4dr Sedan.

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