Used 2004 Ford Taurus

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2004 Ford Taurus
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Pros

  • Low price, roomy interior, good crash test scores, available as a sedan or a wagon.

Cons

  • Low-grade interior materials
  • doesn't ride, handle or stop as well as top competitors
  • poor expected resale value.

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Edmunds' Expert Review

No longer a top contender in the midsize car segment, the Taurus is still a decent buy if a low initial price is more important to you than overall refinement and resale value.

Top consumer reviews

Read what other owners think about the 2004 Ford Taurus.

Best Station Wagon Ever
Alex, 10/28/2010
This is by far the best vehicle I've ever owned. It is very practical, comfortable, and smooth running. This car really shines on road trips because there is a lot of room for people and baggage. The roof rack is adjustable and comes in handy. A 6'2" tall person can sleep comfortably in the back when the seats are folded down
Excellent value.
khc410, 10/14/2011
I bought my 2004 Taurus wagon used 2 years ago . I get 28mpg on highway. No major problem over the past 2 years. In addition to trip odometer, the dash also shows mpg and miles to empty fuel. I found those very useful. Traction control and ABS added peace of mind. Overall, I am very happy with this purchase.
Super Car
Photopros, 6/16/2010
This car has been the best car I have ever owned. Cold Air, Safe comfortable ride, good gas mileage. At 100,000 miles I had to put a new serpentine belt on it, along with a starter, but that is all so far. We use it every day for whatever we need. We are still happy with this car. So stable it saved us from a rollover on a rainy night, when we missed a turn, and had to make a sharp turn at 60 miles per hour. This is a super car. Going strong at 120,000
Good Car - Wish they still made wagon
D, 1/7/2009
We really enjoy this car. Bought it used 18 months ago, the transmission did need rebuilt after we owned it for 1 year with only 66,000 miles on it, but we got a great initial price on the vehicle. Runs great on the road and handles much better than the MiniVan it replaced. Good gas mileage 23 on highway with family of 5 and car topper.
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Features & Specs

MPG
16 city / 23 hwy
Seats 6
4-speed automatic
Gas
155 hp @ 4900 rpm
MPG
17 city / 24 hwy
Seats 6
4-speed automatic
Gas
201 hp @ 5500 rpm
MPG
16 city / 23 hwy
Seats 6
4-speed automatic
Gas
155 hp @ 4900 rpm
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Safety

NHTSA Overall Rating

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration offers independent analysis.
  • Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
    OverallNot Rated
    Driver4 / 5
    Passenger5 / 5
  • Side Crash Rating
    OverallNot Rated
  • Side Barrier Rating
    OverallNot Rated
    Driver3 / 5
    Passenger3 / 5
  • Combined Side Barrier & Pole Ratings
    Front SeatNot Rated
    Back SeatNot Rated
  • Rollover
    Rollover4 / 5
    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
    Not Tested
  • Roof Strength Test
    Not Tested
  • Rear Crash Protection / Head Restraint
    Marginal
  • IIHS Small Overlap Front Test
    Not Tested
  • Moderate Overlap Front Test
    Good

More about the 2004 Ford Taurus
Used 2004 Ford Taurus Overview

The Used 2004 Ford Taurus is offered in the following submodels: , . Available styles include SE 4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl 4A), SES 4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl 4A), SEL 4dr Sedan w/Duratec (3.0L 6cyl 4A), SES 4dr Sedan w/Duratec (3.0L 6cyl 4A), SE 4dr Wagon (3.0L 6cyl 4A), LX 4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl 4A), SE 4dr Wagon w/Duratec (3.0L 6cyl 4A), and SEL 4dr Wagon (3.0L 6cyl 4A).

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