2019 Ford Taurus

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Ford Taurus highlights

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  • Generous trunk space
  • Gracious driving experience with firm steering
  • Available with all-wheel drive


  • Seating positions across both rows feel outdated
  • Not as spacious as competitor sedans of this size
  • Rear visibility is restricted

Mileage (EPA estimate)

16 city, 24 highway, 19 combined

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A fun and stylish full-size sedan

The 2019 Ford Taurus is a full-size five-passenger sedan that comes with tons of standard features and loads of optional extras to satisfy any buyer. Check out the well-equipped base SE trim, the upgraded SEL, luxury-focused Limited, or the sports-sedan SHO with its standard 365-hp twin-turbo engine and all-wheel drive (AWD). With a variety of trim levels, the Taurus has continued to deliver full-size practicality and fun for decades.

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2019 Ford Taurus trims

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  • Great base model with tons of great features like six-way power driver and front-passenger seats, halogen projector-beam headlamps, power windows with driver one-touch-up and -down feature, remote keyless entry, single-zone climate control with manual air conditioning, and a SYNC® voice recognition communications and entertainment system.

  • View all Ford Taurus SEs in stock


  • Upgrade to the SEL and add heated side-view mirrors, dual-zone electronic automatic temperature control, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, remote start system, reverse sensing system, and SiriusXM®.

  • View all Ford Taurus SELs in stock


  • Get all the great features from the SE and SEL, plus features like heated and cooled leather-trimmed 10-way power driver and front-passenger seats with driver-seat memory feature, ambient lighting, upgraded Sony® audio system, automatic high-beam headlamps, and heated side-view mirrors with memory.

  • View all Ford Taurus Limiteds in stock


  • The sports sedan of the lineup gets you select Limited features plus the larger 3.5 twin-turbo engine, all-wheel drive (AWD), dual exhaust with chrome tips, high-intensity-discharge (HID) headlamps, rear decklid spoiler, lots of "SHO" branded logos, and a sport-tuned suspension.

  • View all Ford Taurus SHOs in stock

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5 reasons to buy the 2019 Ford Taurus

1. Is that the base model?

2019 Ford Taurus Review: Front Seats | CarMax

Choose the base 2019 Taurus SE and you'll be pleasantly surprised at what comes standard, such as six-way power driver and passenger seats, and that's just the beginning. The front-wheel-drive SE also features remote keyless entry, power windows, and the SYNC® Voice Recognition Communications and Entertainment System, all as standard equipment.

2. Time to "SHO" off!

Opt for the 2019 Ford Taurus SHO, short for "Super High Output," and experience a true sports sedan. With a twin-turbo 3.5L EcoBoost® engine putting out 365 hp and 350 lb.-ft. of torque, you'll get the optimal driving performance you're looking for. That is all on top of standard AWD, a sport-tuned suspension, and performance brakes. It all adds up to a thrilling driving experience.

3. Loads of space

2019 Ford Taurus Review: Backseats | CarMax

A full-size, five-passenger car means you should expect full-size measurements. The Taurus doesn't disappoint with regard to space. Look for 20.1 cubic feet of trunk space so you can haul five friends' belongings along with hauling five friends. Those friends will ride in style with 102.2 cubic feet of passenger volume and optional luxury features like power seats, leather interior, and much more!

2019 Ford Taurus Review: Trunk Cargo | CarMax

4. Powerful engine choices

2019 Ford Taurus Review: Engine | CarMax

The 2019 Ford Taurus comes with a 3.5L V6 producing 288 hp 254 lb.-ft. of torque as standard on the SE, SEL, and Limited trims. That all gets routed through a six-speed SelectShift® automatic with Sport Mode. With the V6 you'll also get an EPA-estimated 18 mpg city and 26 mpg highway.

The sporty Taurus SHO comes with an amazing 365-hp 3.5L EcoBoost V6 and gets an EPA-estimated 16-city and 24-highway mpg.

5. Driver assistance features

2019 Ford Taurus Review: Tech Dash | CarMax

The Ford Taurus has a variety of technologies designed to help keep you between the lines. Blind Spot Information System (BLIS®) with cross-traffic alert and AdvanceTrac® electronic stability control is standard across all Taurus models. Adaptive Cruise Control with forward collision warning, a Lane-Keeping System, and an Active Park Assist are all optional extras to help maximize your driving experience.

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Chevrolet Impala

A modern take on the 1950s-classic Chevrolet Impala, the 2019 Impala has recast the iconic sedan as a large and comfortable front-wheel-drive car. The 2019 model gets standard equipment such as a rearview camera and an eight-inch touchscreen with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. The base model Impala LS is powered by a 2.5L four-cylinder engine making 196 horsepower, with the option of an available 3.6L V6 that makes 305 horsepower. Standard equipment also includes a power driver seat and 18-inch wheels. The Impala LT also offers Bluetooth® functionality, dual-zone automatic climate control, and more as standard. The Impala Premier adds heated front seats, push-button start, and rear parking sensors.

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Ratings & reliability

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Above Average

RepairPal gave the Ford Taurus an overall reliability rating of 4 out of 5 stars, which RepairPal describes as Above Average. This rating ranks Ford Taurus 10th out of 13 among Fullsize Cars.

RepairPal reports that the average total annual cost for repairs and maintenance on a Ford Taurus is $518, compared to an average of $495 for Fullsize Cars and $591 for all the vehicles RepairPal considered in its dataset.

According to RepairPal, Ford Taurus owners bring their vehicles into a repair shop for unscheduled repairs an average of 0.8 times per year, compared to an average of 0.9 times for Fullsize Cars and 1.3 times for all the vehicles RepairPal considered in its dataset.

RepairPal reported that the probability of a repair being a severe or major issue is 15% for the Ford Taurus, compared to an average of 14% for Fullsize Cars and 14% for all the vehicles RepairPal considered in its dataset.

Ford Taurus features and specs

Limited 2WD 4D Sedan

Standard Features

  • A/C Seat(s)
  • ABS Brakes
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alloy Wheels
  • AM/FM Stereo
  • Android Auto
  • Apple CarPlay
  • Automatic Transmission
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
  • Blind Spot Monitor
  • Bluetooth Technology
  • CD Audio
  • Cruise Control
  • Flex Fuel Vehicle
  • Front Seat Heaters
  • Heated Steering Wheel
  • Leather Seats
  • Memory Seat(s)
  • Overhead Airbags
  • Parking Sensors
  • Power Locks
  • Power Mirrors
  • Power Seat(s)
  • Power Windows
  • Rear Defroster
  • Rear Seat Heaters
  • Rear View Camera
  • Remote Start
  • Satellite Radio Ready
  • Side Airbags
  • Smart Key
  • Sony Sound System
  • Sync System
  • Traction Control
  • 20 Inch Plus Wheels
  • Automated Cruise Control
  • Automated Parking
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Navigation System
  • Rear Spoiler
  • Sunroof(s)

Drive Wheels

Front Wheel Drive (2WD)

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Leg room

F 41.9"/R 38.1"

Head room

F 39"/R 37.8"

Front tires


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Max towing capacity

100/1000 lbs.



2019 Ford Taurus FAQ

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Color options

Exterior colors

  • Agate Black

  • Blue

  • Burgundy Velvet Metallic Tinted Clearcoat

  • Ingot Silver

  • Magnetic

  • Oxford White

  • Ruby Red Metallic Tinted Clearcoat

  • White Platinum Metallic Tri-coat

Interior colors

  • Dune Cloth (SE, SEL)

  • Dune Leather (SEL, Limited)

  • Charcoal Black Cloth (SEL)

  • Charcoal Black Leather (SEL, Limited, SHO)

  • Charcoal Black Leather/ Mayan Gray Miko® Inserts (SHO)

Interior details

The Ford Taurus is a full-size sedan with plenty of room for five and a ton of great features and options. Even the base model comes well-equipped, but if you upgrade to the Limited you get standard leather seating and a host of other luxury-focused options.

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