2018 Ford Taurus

2018 Ford Taurus

With generous passenger space and high-tech tech features, the 2018 Ford Taurus is the perfect choice for family getaways.

Why Buy the 2018 Ford Taurus?

Even compared to other full-size sedans, the 2018 Ford Taurus is known for its ample head and leg room. Your family won't lack for comfort. The Taurus also has one of the biggest trunks in this segment, perfect for road-tripping families. You'll also love Ford's take on infotainment technology, Sync 3. The Taurus includes complete smartphone integration, so you can use iPhone and Android apps from the central touchscreen or using voice controls. Safety is also a major priority. The Taurus offers pristine crash-test scores and a bundle of driver safety aids to help you spot danger.

Which Trim Model Should I Buy?

The answer to this question depends on what you want out of this large, five-passenger Taurus. There are four trims available, each with a higher MSRP but also more comfort, convenience, and performance features. Choose between the base SE, mid-range SEL, high-end Limited, and sporty SHO Taurus depending on your needs and priorities.

The entry-level Taurus SE saves you a bundle and offers a spacious, supportive family trip. The Taurus SE also provides an impressive array of tech features. The standard Sync voice controls mean minimal distraction when you deal with the infotainment system. The standard rearview camera helps you back out of a cramped spot.

2018 Ford Taurus on the Road

In the mid-grade Taurus SEL, you can step up your game in more ways than one. You'll get extra luxury, with a leather-wrapped steering wheel and upgraded cloth upholstery. The dual-zone automatic climate control does a good job of maintaining two different temperatures for the Taurus's driver and front passenger. Optionally, you can add an extra dose of style with leather upholstery and heated front seats.

In the Taurus Limited, luxury comes standard. Standard features include heated and ventilated 10-way power front seats to keep you completely comfortable year round. Leather upholstery and ambient interior lighting contribute to the Taurus Limited's upscale style. This model also supplies rear-seat heaters, so your kids can stay cozy when winter hits hard.

The Taurus SHO is the line's high-performance model. The Taurus SHO comes standard with an exclusive turbocharged powertrain, sport-tuned suspension, and 20-inch wheels to deliver an athletic ride that sets it apart from the other models. Inside, you'll find a sporty take on luxury, with leather upholstery and unique interior trim.

Does the Ford Taurus Offer All-Wheel Drive?

The Taurus SHO, the line's performance-oriented trim model, comes standard with all-wheel drive. This technology helps the Taurus SHO grip the road around tight turns or when the weather turns icy.

Is the Ford Taurus Safe?

In government crash tests, both the front- and all-wheel-drive versions of the Taurus earned perfect five-star ratings for overall protection. More than that, though, this full-size sedan does an excellent job of helping you spot danger. Every Taurus comes standard with a rearview camera for a smooth transition from driveway to highway. Add the Optional Driver Assist package for a dose of high-tech vigilance. This package includes an automated parallel parking system, so you can guide your sedan into pesky parallel spaces with minimal hassle. The forward collision warning system can detect a potential crash and warns you accordingly.