2018 Ford Taurus Pricing



Pros

  • Rides comfortably and quietly on the highway
  • Giant trunk is one of the roomiest in the large sedan class
  • Available all-wheel drive for enhanced wet-weather traction

Cons

  • Skimpy list of standard features on base SE model
  • Performance SHO model lacks the punch of big engine rivals
  • Feels slow and ponderous when driving around turns
  • Interior doesn't seem as airy or spacious as it should

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Features & Specs

SEL 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 6A)SE 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 6A)SHO 4dr Sedan AWD (3.5L 6cyl Turbo 6A)
Starting MSRP$30,120$27,690$42,865
MPG212119
Seating555
Transmission6-speed shiftable automatic6-speed shiftable automatic6-speed shiftable automatic
Fuelflex-fuel (FFV)flex-fuel (FFV)gas
Horsepower288 hp @ 6500 rpm288 hp @ 6500 rpm365 hp @ 5500 rpm

Safety

Our experts’ favorite Taurus safety features:

Active Park Assist

Guides the Taurus into an adjacent parallel parking spot using proximity sensors and automated steering.
Collision Warning with Brake Support

Warns the driver and automatically applies the brakes if advanced safety systems determine a front collision is imminent.
Blind-Spot Information System

Illuminates a light on the side mirrors when a vehicle enters the vehicle's blind spot. Sounds an alert if the turn signal is activated.

NHTSA Overall Rating

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration offers independent analysis.
  • Frontal Barrier Crash Rating

    Overall5/5
    Driver5/5
    Passenger5/5
  • Side Crash Rating

    Overall5/5
  • Side Barrier Rating

    Overall5/5
    Driver5/5
    Passenger5/5
  • Combined Side Barrier & Pole Ratings

    Front Seat5/5
    Back Seat5/5
  • Rollover

    Rollover4/5
    Dynamic Test ResultNo Tip
    Risk Of Rollover11.3%

IIHS Rating
The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety uses extensive crash tests to determine car safety.
  • Side Impact Test
    G
    Good
  • Roof Strength Test
    G
    Good
  • Rear Crash Protection / Head Restraint
    G
    Good
  • IIHS Small Overlap Front Test
    A
    Acceptable
  • Moderate Overlap Front Test
    G
    Good

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2018 Ford Taurus Overview

The 2018 Ford Taurus is offered in the following submodels: Sedan, SHO. Available styles include SEL 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 6A), SE 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 6A), SHO 4dr Sedan AWD (3.5L 6cyl Turbo 6A), Limited 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 6A), SEL 4dr Sedan AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A), and Limited 4dr Sedan AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A). Ford Taurus models are available with a 3.5 L-liter flex-fuel (FFV) engine or a 3.5 L-liter gas engine, with output up to 365 hp, depending on engine type. The 2018 Ford Taurus comes with front wheel drive, all wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 6-speed shiftable automatic. The 2018 Ford Taurus comes with a 3 yr./ 36000 mi. basic warranty, a 5 yr./ 60000 mi. roadside warranty, and a 5 yr./ 60000 mi. powertrain warranty.

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What's a good price for a New 2018 Ford Taurus?
2018 Ford Taurus SHO 4dr Sedan AWD (3.5L 6cyl Turbo 6A)

The 2018 Ford Taurus SHO 4dr Sedan AWD (3.5L 6cyl Turbo 6A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $43,740. The average price paid for a new 2018 Ford Taurus SHO 4dr Sedan AWD (3.5L 6cyl Turbo 6A) is trending $11,575 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $11,575 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is $32,166.

The average savings for the 2018 Ford Taurus SHO 4dr Sedan AWD (3.5L 6cyl Turbo 6A) is 26.5% below the MSRP.

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We are showing 11 2018 Ford Taurus SHO 4dr Sedan AWD (3.5L 6cyl Turbo 6A) vehicle(s) available in the in the Ashburn area.

2018 Ford Taurus SEL 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 6A)

The 2018 Ford Taurus SEL 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 6A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $30,995. The average price paid for a new 2018 Ford Taurus SEL 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 6A) is trending $11,061 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $11,061 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is $19,934.

The average savings for the 2018 Ford Taurus SEL 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 6A) is 35.7% below the MSRP.

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We are showing 33 2018 Ford Taurus SEL 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 6A) vehicle(s) available in the in the Ashburn area.

2018 Ford Taurus SE 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 6A)

The 2018 Ford Taurus SE 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 6A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $28,565. The average price paid for a new 2018 Ford Taurus SE 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 6A) is trending $6,418 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $6,418 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is $22,147.

The average savings for the 2018 Ford Taurus SE 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 6A) is 22.5% below the MSRP.

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We are showing 5 2018 Ford Taurus SE 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 6A) vehicle(s) available in the in the Ashburn area.

2018 Ford Taurus Limited 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 6A)

The 2018 Ford Taurus Limited 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 6A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $38,075. The average price paid for a new 2018 Ford Taurus Limited 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 6A) is trending $11,402 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $11,402 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is $26,673.

The average savings for the 2018 Ford Taurus Limited 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 6A) is 29.9% below the MSRP.

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We are showing 11 2018 Ford Taurus Limited 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 6A) vehicle(s) available in the in the Ashburn area.

2018 Ford Taurus SEL 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 6A)

The 2018 Ford Taurus SEL 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 6A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $32,045. The average price paid for a new 2018 Ford Taurus SEL 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 6A) is trending $9,874 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $9,874 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is $22,171.

The average savings for the 2018 Ford Taurus SEL 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 6A) is 30.8% below the MSRP.

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We are showing 8 2018 Ford Taurus SEL 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 6A) vehicle(s) available in the in the Ashburn area.

2018 Ford Taurus Limited 4dr Sedan AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A)

The 2018 Ford Taurus Limited 4dr Sedan AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $39,925. The average price paid for a new 2018 Ford Taurus Limited 4dr Sedan AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A) is trending $11,406 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $11,406 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is $28,519.

The average savings for the 2018 Ford Taurus Limited 4dr Sedan AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A) is 28.6% below the MSRP.

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2018 Ford Taurus SHO 4dr Sedan AWD (3.5L 6cyl Turbo 6A)

The 2018 Ford Taurus SHO 4dr Sedan AWD (3.5L 6cyl Turbo 6A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $43,740. The average price paid for a new 2018 Ford Taurus SHO 4dr Sedan AWD (3.5L 6cyl Turbo 6A) is trending $10,454 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $10,454 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is $33,286.

The average savings for the 2018 Ford Taurus SHO 4dr Sedan AWD (3.5L 6cyl Turbo 6A) is 23.9% below the MSRP.

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We are showing 4 2018 Ford Taurus SHO 4dr Sedan AWD (3.5L 6cyl Turbo 6A) vehicle(s) available in the in the Ashburn area.

2018 Ford Taurus SEL 4dr Sedan AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A)

The 2018 Ford Taurus SEL 4dr Sedan AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $32,845. The average price paid for a new 2018 Ford Taurus SEL 4dr Sedan AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A) is trending $11,114 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $11,114 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is $21,731.

The average savings for the 2018 Ford Taurus SEL 4dr Sedan AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A) is 33.8% below the MSRP.

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We are showing 2 2018 Ford Taurus SEL 4dr Sedan AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A) vehicle(s) available in the in the Ashburn area.

2018 Ford Taurus SEL 4dr Sedan AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A)

The 2018 Ford Taurus SEL 4dr Sedan AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $33,895. The average price paid for a new 2018 Ford Taurus SEL 4dr Sedan AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A) is trending $11,206 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $11,206 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is $22,689.

The average savings for the 2018 Ford Taurus SEL 4dr Sedan AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A) is 33.1% below the MSRP.

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We are showing 2 2018 Ford Taurus SEL 4dr Sedan AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A) vehicle(s) available in the in the Ashburn area.

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2018 Ford Taurus Gas Mileage

2018 Ford Taurus SEL 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 6A), 6-speed shiftable automatic, flex-fuel (unleaded/E85)
21 compined MPG,
18 city MPG/27 highway MPG

2018 Ford Taurus SE 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 6A), 6-speed shiftable automatic, flex-fuel (unleaded/E85)
21 compined MPG,
18 city MPG/27 highway MPG

2018 Ford Taurus SHO 4dr Sedan AWD (3.5L 6cyl Turbo 6A), 6-speed shiftable automatic, premium unleaded (recommended)
19 compined MPG,
16 city MPG/24 highway MPG

EPA Est. MPG21
Transmission6-speed shiftable automatic
Drive Trainfront wheel drive
Displacement3.5 L
Passenger Volume122.3 cu.ft.
Wheelbase113.0 in.
Length203.0 in.
Width76.2 in.
Height60.7 in.
Curb Weight3969 lbs.