The leather seats in this 2018 Ford Taurus are a must for buyers looking for comfort, durability, and style. This vehicle features a hands-free Bluetooth phone system. A moon roof lets more light into this model and makes the interior feel more spacious. Protect the Ford Taurus from unwanted accidents with a cutting edge backup camera system. It is equipped with the latest generation of XM/Sirius Radio. Nothing dresses up a vehicle better than a set of high end premium wheels. The state of the art park assist system will guide you easily into any spot. You'll never again be lost in a crowded city or a country region with the navigation system on this model. This 2018 Ford Taurus has a clean CARFAX vehicle history report. Enjoy the heated seats in the Ford Taurus you will never buy a vehicle without them. Everyone loves the comfort of having a warm seat on those cold winter days.
The Ford Taurus continues into 2018 with fairly minor changes. The biggest news is the removal of the turbocharged 2.0L engine from the lineup. Two new colors are also available for 2018, Blue Metallic and Smoked Burgundy Velvet Metallic.
There are two different engine configurations offered on the Taurus sedans. The standard engine on is a 288-hp 3.5L V6. While the output is rated somewhat less than the twin charged V6, the fuel economy improvements are significant. The V6 is estimated at a combined 21 mpg, while the Taurus SHO TT 8-cylinder manages 16 mpg city and 24 mpg highway.
At the base SE level, the Taurus is a relatively well-equipped comfortable sedan, including a rearview camera system, cruise control, Sync Bluetooth hands-free calling and audio connectivity, air conditioning, rear-seat heater ducts, power front seats, and a 6-speaker audio system with CD player and aux-in port. SEL models add dual-zone climate control, upgraded upholstery, LED supplemental lamps, remote start, reverse parking sensors, heated mirrors with puddle lamps, satellite radio compatibility, and 18-inch painted aluminum wheels.
Limited models feel like true luxury cars, as they include features like 10-way power front seats with lumbar, power-adjustable pedals, perforated leather upholstery, heated and cooled front seats, ambient lighting, Intelligent Access with push-button start, a universal garage-door opener and the full MyFord Touch system which includes an 8-inch touch screen with smaller reconfigurable instrument displays; a media hub with USB in ports, an SD card reader and input jacks, as well as a long list of additional Sync-related services.
The Taurus SHO offersa strong, 365-hp, 3.5L EcoBoost turbocharged V6, as well as a sport-tuned suspension, steering-wheel paddle-shifters, aluminum pedals, a dual exhaust, HID headlamps, Piano Black (glossy black) mesh grille and lamp bezel details, a rear spoiler, fender vents, special leather upholstery, a leather-wrapped steering wheel and badging throughout. A popular equipment package adds a rear window sunshade, automatic high beams, rain-sensing wipers, second-row heated seats, a heated steering wheel and a Sony stereo that includes HD Radio.
An SHO Performance Package adds a stiffer suspension tune, performance brake pads, a sportier steering calibration, stability control with track mode, an Alcantara steering wheel and 20-inch machined-and-painted wheels with summer performance tires.
Other options include multicontour seats, which gently massage the backs of front-seat passengers, available Lane-Keeping System that helps warn the driver should the vehicle veer from visible lane markings.