2008 Ford Taurus Consumer Review: Definitely Drive One

2008 Ford Taurus - Consumer Review

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SEL Sedan (3.5L V6 6-speed Automatic)

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Definitely Drive One
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2008 Ford Taurus SEL 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 6A)


What a wonderful car! Always liked the look of the 500 (more so the Taurus) and the safety features on this car are second to none. I have the Safety/Security Package, Comfort/Convenience Package, and the Reverse Sensing System. All of which were absolutely worth it. Looking for something to stuff a couple of child seats into and lug around the necessary stuff too. My friends chuckled at me when I got it. That is until I took them for a spin in it and then it was, "Wow!". My wife liked it so much, she went out and got a Taurus X a month later. Fords have come a long, long way and their tag line is spot on. Drive one, indeed.

Best Features

Safety, visibility, "Command Seating", gobs of room, smoooooth ride, and super-duper quiet. The engine's got plenty of pep, and shifts smoothly too. Gets an acceptable 24 mpg in mixed driving but it's a big V6 for Pete's sake, not a hybrid!

Worst Features

Tilt/telescoping steering wheel and the radio's just so-so.
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