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2008 Ford Taurus

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Information shown for entry-level Sedan.

Fuel Economy:
City 18/Hwy 28/Comb 22 MPG
Max Seating: 5
Engine: V6, 3.5 Liter Transmission: Automatic, 6-Spd w/Overdrive
Country of Origin: United States Country of Assembly: United States

2008 Ford Taurus Consumer Reviews

Overall Rating
8.9
Out of 10

Based on 129 Ratings for the 2008 - 2009 models.

Review this car
  • Value
    9.0/10
    Quality
    9.1/10
  • Reliability
    9.2/10
    Performance
    9.1/10
  • Comfort
    9.4/10
    Styling
    9.0/10

A great car, perfect 10 in every way and I had no

By on Thursday, April 16, 2015

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 95,000

10 10.0
overall rating 10 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
10/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
10/10
Comfort
10/10

Pros: "price, ride, roomy interior, and 100% reliable,"

Cons: "wish it had heated seats but no big deal"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"A great car, perfect 10 in every way and I had no idea it would be as comfortable, reliable, and good in the snow as it is. Bought it off lease in '09 with 16,000 miles on it and now have nearly 100,000 mid '15 and NEVER had an issue. It had two tires replaced around 80k and it's about time for the other two so that goes to show if you're good to this car it is awfully easy to get along with. More stylish than it's given credit for and anew awesome interior and ride quality. Average of 22 mpg, but the ride is superior to a Honda or Toyota without a doubt and I bought this the same day I tested an Audi A6 and have 0 regret and plans to buy a newer one when the time comes but it's paid for (a lot easier to do than, say, that Audi) and why jump the gun if I'm still 100% satisfied!"

Impressed

By on Thursday, April 16, 2015

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 86,000

10 10.0
overall rating 10 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
10/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
10/10
Comfort
10/10

Pros: "Very comfortable"

Cons: "Can't think of any cons."

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"We were looking at the Ford Fusion when the sales person suggested we look at a Taurus that he had. Remembering the quality of earlier model of the Taurus I was rather reluctant, after a test drive I was impressed, I purchased it 4 yrs old with 62K miles on it, 3 yrs later and 34K miles later I have replaced the original equipment battery, the only expense I have had other than regular maintenance. 17-18 mpg city and 25-26 mpg highway consistently and as high as 29 mpg highway on flatland So Cal or Nevada highways with no head winds. With a 20.4 gal tank you have a 400+ mile range on trips so you can choose where to stop for fuel. Interior and exterior fit and finish is very good, trunk is large and with the rear seats down I have loaded 10' lengths of pvc pipe and 10' lengths of baseboard and I could still close the trunk lid."

1 person out of 2 found this review helpful

A great car for the money.

By on Sunday, March 08, 2015

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 131,000

10 10.0
overall rating 10 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
10/10
Value
9/10
Reliability
9/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
9/10
Comfort
9/10

Pros: "Outstanding interior, looks good, fun to drive."

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"We have owned our Taurus Limited for 7 years. During that time we have driven it for more than 120000 miles, without any major repairs. It has an exceptional ride, good gas mileage (24 city, 28 highway) and is a pleasure to drive. We have taken it on many extended trips and find that we are able to emerge from the car after driving 10-12 hours and feel great, ready to continue our day."

1 person out of 2 found this review helpful

Excellent 4 door Sedan

By on Tuesday, February 03, 2015

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 63,000

10 10.0
overall rating 10 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
10/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
10/10
Comfort
10/10

Pros: "MPG great, fun to drive, comfortable, great handli"

Cons: "None that we could find, overall a ten!"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"Exceptinal ride, truly a super car for handling in bad weather. Gas mileage remains at a on even 30MPG. No major repairs. Leather seats, easy to maintain, huge trunk space with drop down capabilities, easy access to trunk. Comfortably seats 5 with excellent leg room for the tallest folks. Very responsive in handling,,with the feeling of a sports car. Very nice design body wise. You get the bang for your buck with this one, and retains it's value."

4 people out of 5 found this review helpful

as fine a car as I have ever driven

By on Sunday, December 14, 2014

I want this car

10 10.0
overall rating 10 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
10/10
Value
7/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
10/10
Comfort
10/10

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"I have owned many cars over the past 60 years, from Caddies to Chevies,Fords , Dodges and Plymouths, this is as fine a driver and comfortable, trouble free auto as I have ever owned"

3 people out of 6 found this review helpful

A great car for traveling or for family.

By on Tuesday, September 30, 2014

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 128,000

10 9.0
overall rating 9 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
9/10
Value
8/10
Reliability
9/10
Quality
9/10
Performance
8/10
Styling
9/10
Comfort
10/10

Pros: "Good gas mileage, room for luggage and other items"

Cons: "Has a blind spot that could be tricky."

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 9

"I have had this car for approximately seven years. During that time I have driven from upstate New York to California and back, plus to Colorado and back at least four times. Several times to Florida and back also. Never an issue. This car would hold four passengers and a load of luggage with no problem. My husband took three friends golfing. All four sets of clubs fit into the trunk. The mileage is good, the ride is very good and the seats are comfortable.It is easy to enter and exit, no ducking needed. The controls on the dash are user friendly, easy to identify, unlike some cars where you have to read the manual to turn on the heat. Actually, my sister has the exact same car, bought without my knowledge. She feels exactly the same about the ease and comfort of the car.The only things I have replaced are tires and brakes which would have to be done to any care with 128000 miles on it."

5 people out of 10 found this review helpful

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