2011 Ford Taurus SHO

2011 Ford Taurus

$26-38k car, designed & built in U.S.A. 17-18 city / 25-28 hwy 323-532 mile range, gas engine
263 to 365 hp 213 cu. in. V6 5 stars stability control, ABS, child door locks

What are people saying about the Taurus

"More of a driver's car than ever before."
theautochannel.com | talking about the vehicle's ride quality
"Full-size sedans are not dead!"
theautochannel.com | talking about the vehicle's overall satisfaction
"The shift logic is very good."
theautochannel.com | talking about the vehicle's transmission

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We're showing the SHO, the most popular version of the Taurus. The lineup also includes:

Pros

The Taurus SHO vs other Recent cars

0-60 mph Fast 0-60 time Help
5.2 seconds
Air compressor Turbocharged engine improves performance Help
Drivetrain type Better drivetrain traction Help
all-wheel drive
Horsepower Slightly more powerful Help
365 HP @ 5,500 RPM
Rear passenger crash test Safer for passengers in the rear in side collisions Help
5 stars
front seats Spacious front seats Help
54.8 ft3
folding rear seats Folding rear seats Help
Standard
navigation system Navigation system Help
Optional
passenger power seats Passenger power seats Help
Standard
CD changer CD changer Help
Standard
Has rear spoiler Has rear spoiler Help
1/4 mile Zippy 1/4 mile time Help
13.7 s s @ 103.0 mph mph
Driver side crash test Safer for the driver in side collisions Help
5 stars
Front driver crash test Safer for the driver in head-on collisions Help
5 stars
Power-to-weight ratio Sporty performance Help
12.0 lb/hp
back seats Spacious back seats Help
47.4 ft3
child door locks Child door locks Help
Standard
leather Leather Help
Standard
paddle shifters Paddle shifters Help
Standard
power seats Power seats Help
Standard
Cupholders Many cupholders Help
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Cons

The Taurus SHO vs other Recent cars

Highway gas mileage Poor highway fuel efficiency Help
25 mpg
Braking distance at 60mph Lengthy braking distance from 60mph Help
139 ft
Lateral acceleration Mediocre cornering ability Help
0.81 g
Top speed Below average top speed Help
115 mph
basic warranty years Shorter-lasting basic warranty Help
3 year
moon roof Moon roof Help
Not Available
Has subwoofer Lacks a subwoofer Help
In-city gas mileage Poor city fuel efficiency Help
17 mpg
Curb-to-curb turning radius Wider turning radius Help
39.7 ft
Rollover resistance Higher risk of rolling over during emergency lane change Help
4 stars
basic warranty miles Shorter basic warranty Help
36,000 mile
entertainment system Entertainment system Help
Not Available
Has speed sensitive volume Lacks speed-sensitive volume Help

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