The inceptive Ford Taurus was released in 1986 as a family sedan. Ended the senility Ford fabricated hefty revisions to the vehicle, and in 2007 presented the Ford Taurus X as a imitation for 2008. The Ford Taurus X was false to interchange the Ford Freestyle, and the 2008 Taurus X was released as a crossover Sport Advantage Vehicle. The ultimate Ford Taurus was released in 2009, when Ford opted to discontinue the design in its 2010 edge up.
Trims and Features
All models come equipped with a 3.5-liter, V-6 powertrain. This engine has an output of 263 horsepower at 6,250 rpm, and a torque of 249 foot-pounds at 4,500 rpm. It has a dual overhead camshaft, DOHC, configuration, with four valves per cylinder.
The representation trim SEL comes sample with automatic headlights, a duo-tone exterior mould, air conditioning, an audio action with Disc capability, a effectiveness Chauffeur's seat, a leather-trimmed steering circle with audio controls, influence accessories and 17-inch alloy wheels. For the Eddie Bauer trim extra features combine suede upholstery, an automatic air conditioning step, a premium audio system with a six-CD changer and MP3 capability and 18-inch wheels. The premium Community edition trim adds energy heated front seats, a centre console on the moment row, a rear parking sensor and a premium Audiophile stereo action.
Ford released the 2008 Taurus X in three trim levels: the SEL, the Eddie Bauer and the Local edition. All models are crossovers between a sedan and an SUV, manufacture it a medium-sized family vehicle. Basic interior dummy features a seating energy of six passengers. A split-bench type seat is available for installation on its moment row, allowing the vehicle to accomodate seven passengers. Its Muzzle and stroke is 3.64 and 3.49 inches, and its compression ratio is 10.3:1. All models besides come guideline with a six-speed automatic transmission with overdrive.
Safety and Pricing
Criterion safety features for the 2008 Ford Taurus include an anti-lock brake system, child safety door locks, an anti-theft system, power windows and door locks and a traction and stability control system. It also comes standard with front, front side, side curtain and passenger airbags. As of 2010, a 2008 Ford Taurus X costs around $16,900 to $21,400, depending on its model and features.