Our gas mileage wasn't bad at 22 mpg and if you are doing local only type driving, that's really good enough. I'm now at 100,000 and have to let the car go. It used a controversial new shape that chief designer claimed was penned to make the Taurus stand out to sedan buyers, and compared the current Taurus to the likeness of a pair of. Each configuration was offered in both Taurus models see below. Milage: 21 city keep off the gas and 28 hwy. SinceLastVisitFilter false, 1557184921951 ; listingsSearchManager.
Pretty tame styling and fairly bland, but very comfortable, interior. Can be suprising on open roads, is faster than it looks. Sell My Junk Ford Taurus What to Expect When Selling Your Junk Ford Taurus for Cash? Ford Taurus third generation Overview Manufacturer Production June 19, 1995—September 1999 Assembly , , U. They thoroughly addressed my car issues and communicated their findings quickly. There are many Taurii in my local junkyard, and I seem to be there most everymonth for some lil nickel and dime part. None of these items cost her much in the parts department and a mutual friend did the work for no charge. Fun To Own If You Like To Tinker And Like To Drive Something Rare And Different.
Some deleted features included the floor courtesy lamps and glove compartment lamp. If the car is in decent condition and runs, you may be able to get even more. I would recommend them to others, but always be proactive in your purchase. There's just over 154000 miles on it now, and I'll probably drive the Green Hornet until it dies. SeatingFilter selectedSeatingList, null ; seatingFilter. InstalledOptionsFilter selectedInstalledOptionIdList, installedOptionIdToLabelMap, possiblyDroppedOptionsMap ; installedOptionsFilter. Then you look at the speedo and you are in fact doing 55.
Although it contained less aggressive styling than its predecessors, it still differed from the normal Taurus with different seats, , , drivetrain, as well as a fin being put on the driver's side , to keep it on the at high speeds. DealRatingFilter selectedRatingList, null ; ratingFilter. Since we owned it and now our friend has it, it has cost very little to maintain. Chief designer Jack Telnack, who oversaw the development of the first and second generation Taurus, said that his Taurus was designed the way it was to stand out in the marketplace, and that the use of the oval was becoming the new global design theme for Ford. Archived from on November 19, 2006.
If you can find one for sale , you better scoop it up for its dependabilty. However, unlike the first-generation Taurus, it fell short of their , which was instead awarded to the redesigned 1996. For a complete overview of all Taurus models, see. It was replaced by the more conservatively styled in 1999. In 1999, the interior was again available in three configurations, like that of the first-generation Taurus; a front bench seat with a column-mounted shifter, front bucket seats with a center console and floor-mounted shifter, or front bucket seats with a center console and a column-mounted shifter. Most notably, the and were extensively tested, and the Taurus' suspension was designed to emulate these cars' ride and handling techniques.
I am a businessman and understand stumbles. It managed to retain its status as the best selling car in America through the 1996 model year; however, this was achieved through heavy sales to companies: only 49% of Taurus sales in 1996 were to private customers. Runs smooth, nothing to special about this car got from A to B. Unlike the Taurus, sales of the Sable stayed steady with the previous model, and styling revisions for 1998 were limited to a new grille and headlamps. These years were also fitted with different front turn signal lenses, featuring completely clear lenses and a multi-reflector surface in the rear of the housing, around the bulb.
As a result, at 12 years old, the cheap interior parts as well some exterior parts have needed to be replaced. Travel about 60 Miles a day expressway miles so pretty good on gas about 23 highway per gallon. A 235 hp 175 kW aluminum 3. I havent done that yet. Station wagons also got new sheet metal, although from the firewall back, the Taurus and Mercury Sable wagons again shared the same panels, with all station wagon doors being the same as those used on the Sable sedans.
Archived from on November 19, 2006. The handling of this car is great. I posted yesterday about a poor experience here. The 's design originated from a large number of complaints from customers that the previous Taurus' and modules were cluttered with many small and similar feeling buttons, as well as small graphics, which caused the driver to have to look away from the road to be able to operate them properly. Primary Use: Family transportation Good Car For The Money — Good power, excellent handling, roomy.
Taurus Car Club of America. Lot's of left out details. ColorFilter selectedColorList, 'exteriorColorFilter', 'exteriorColorName', 'Color', 'colors', null ; colorFilter. This system had sensors in the seat that detected a passenger's weight and position, and inflated the to match. TransmissionFilter selectedTransmissionList, transmissionTemplate ; } listingsSearchManager.
Comfort on long trips, lets just say it was like the recliner. Very comfortable, very aesthetically pleasing, easy to park given its length, roomy, great design. When to Sell Your Ford Taurus for Scrap Some of the issues that commonly affect older Ford Taurus cars include engine overheating with white exhaust smoke, constant engine stalling and other problems, according to RepairPal. Man, once that passenger sit leaned back, I was zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz. Mileage is fair, overall quality is typical for american cars of its day.