2018 Ford Taurus Review

The 2018 Ford Taurus is a strong and reliable full-size sedan that comes loaded with plenty of great features. At Richmond Ford West, we've helped a lot of our friends in Glen Allen, Ashland, and Short Pump decide on this vehicle as their next mode of transportation. If you're currently reviewing your options and this vehicle is on your list, let us provide you with more details so you can see if it really is the right choice for you.

Keep reading our 2018 Ford Taurus review to see what this vehicle offers, and what it can do on the road with you behind the wheel.

2018 Ford Taurus Specs

The 2018 Taurus delivers impressive power right out of the gate with its base trim and its 3.5L V6 engine. However, drivers do have the option of selecting the 3.5L EcoBoost® V6, which is a turbocharged engine that shows a noticeable increase in output. This engine comes standard with the higher Ford Taurus trims.

  • The base level 3.5L V6 can deliver 288 horsepower and 254 lb-ft of torque.
  • The 3.5L EcoBoost® V6 produces 365 horsepower and 350 lb-ft of torque.
  • Both engines get mated to the 6-speed SelectShift® Automatic Transmission with Sport Mode and Shifter Button Activation.

2018 Taurus Interior

This sedan comes with a spacious cabin that offers 122.3 cubic feet of room for its five passengers. The Ford Taurus is outfitted with cloth seating and a 6-way power-adjustable driver's seat that includes adjustable lumbar support. Drivers who choose the higher trims get perforated leather-trimmed seats.

  • Front-row passengers get 39 inches of headroom and 44.2 inches of legroom.
  • The rear row offers 37.8 inches for headroom and 38.1 inches for legroom.
  • The Ford Taurus offers an impressive 20.1 cubic feet of trunk space.

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Ford Taurus Entertainment & Technology

The base level Ford Taurus comes equipped with the SYNC® system, which features a dashboard-mounted screen that includes voice recognition technology that lets you use your voice to select your media options or phone contacts. The vehicle comes with an AM/FM radio, a CD player with MP3 playback, and even inputs for USB or auxiliary-connected media devices.

When you upgrade the Ford Taurus trim levels, you'll see an increase in the offered entertainment and technology features. These upgrades include an available 6-month SiriusXM® complimentary trial subscription, a premium Sony® Clear Phase® and live acoustic audio system, HD Radio™ technology, and the SYNC® 3 system. Drivers also have the option of including navigation with SiriusXM Traffic™ and SiriusXM Travel Link®.

Learning More About the 2018 Ford Taurus

Did this 2018 Ford Taurus review help you learn about this sedan and what it offers? At Richmond Ford West, we hope that you found our review helpful, but if you feel like you need more information on the Ford Taurus and its performance and features, we'd be happy to give you a closer look. You can even experience what the 2018 Taurus is like on the open road to help you decide if it's the right choice for you.

At Richmond Ford West, we're proud to help our friends in Glen Allen, Ashland, and Short Pump make the right decisions when deciding on their next car. Contact our team to schedule a test drive with us today!


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