2008 Ford Taurus X was awarded today by IIHS a Top Safety Pick, after it has received the government’s highest five-star rash test ratings. The 2008 Taurus X will be available on showrooms starting this summer. The IIHS Top Safety Pick rating can only be earned by vehicles that achieve the best-available safety performance in front, side and rear collisions and offer electronic stability control. In addition to its Top Safety Pick designation, Taurus X is among a small group of vehicles in (...) More
Ford has announced pricing for the 2008 Taurus X. Priced at $27,365, the crossover that replaces the Freestyle will be available on showrooms this summer. In the change from the Freestyle to Taurus X, Ford has made several major upgrades. Among them: A new 3.5-liter V-6 engine that makes 263 hp, 60 more than the Freestyle’s 3.0-liter. A new six-speed automatic transmission that replaces the continuously variable unit that is going out of production. A restyled front end with (...) More
The 2008 Ford Taurus and Mercury Sable will arrive in showrooms this summer bearing Top Safety Pick ratings by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) and the government’s highest available five-star ratings in all crash test categories. The IIHS’ "Top Safety Pick" rating can only be earned by vehicles that achieve the best-available safety performance in frontal, side and rear collisions and offer electronic stability control. In addition to being the only large family (...) More
The new 2008 Ford Taurus – the most powerful, refined, roomiest and safest Taurus ever – will have a base manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) of $23,995, including destination and delivery. Comparably equipped, Ford’s iconic family sedan will be priced thousands of dollars less than sedans like the Toyota Avalon and the Chrysler 300. Nearly 7 million Ford Taurus sedans have been built since 1985, and it remains one of the most recognized Ford vehicle names of all time – trailing only (...) More
Unveiled today at the 2007 Chicago Auto Show, the 2008 Ford Taurus X is a full-size crossover that offers three rows of seating, a powerful 3.5-liter V-6 engine with six-speed automatic transmission and a long list of standard safety equipment – including side curtain air bags and AdvanceTrac® electronic stability control.
New Ford Taurus features more than 500 engineering changes, making it more distinctive, quieter, faster and safer. 3.5-liter Duratec V-6 delivers an estimated 260 horsepower – an increase of nearly 30 percent from the previous engine. Standard electronic stability control and available all-wheel drive provide confident ride and handling in all weather conditions. Ford Sync offers new levels of connection, control, simplicity and personalization for electronic (...) More
When the 2004 Taurus makes its debut in the 2004 Daytona 500, it will represent Ford’s most synergistic effort in race car design to date. This synergy comes from all corners of the Ford empire and includes solid representation from not only the NASCAR ranks but also the real world production side.