2008 Ford Taurus SEL

A4276

1FAHP24W58G117218

2008

Ford

Taurus

SEL

161,971

Gasoline

3500 V6

Automatic

FWD

Sedan

Silver

Gray

Leather

City 18/Hwy28 Estimated By E.P.A. - Actual Mileage May Vary
(14) Photos
Price $4,999

Dealership Information

Moto Now, Inc

Sales

8421 Asheville Hwy

Knoxville, TN 37924

865-932-0343

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Vehicle History Report

Vehicle Description

Ford has made some 500 changes to the new Taurus, changes that were already scheduled for the mid-cycle freshening of the Five Hundred. The general body shape of the new Taurus is the same as that of the previous Five Hundred, a large, front-wheel-drive family sedan, but almost everything else has changed for the better. This family of vehicles, loosely based on the same architecture as the Volvo S80 luxury sedans with some detail changes to the suspension systems, also uses the same Swedish Haldex all-wheel-drive system as the Volvo when it is ordered as an option. The weak 3.0-liter V6 engine has been dropped in favor of a new 3.5-liter, 24-valve V6 engine that makes a full 30 percent more power. It's the same engine that powers the larger and heavier Ford Edge and Lincoln MKX crossovers and MKZ luxury cars. Likewise, the CVT transmission has been replaced by a new 6F six-speed automatic. This new powertrain makes the Taurus a whole lot more fun to drive than the ill-conceived Five Hundred was. Its 0-60 mph acceleration performance has been reduced by more than a second and a half, from 9.2 seconds down to 7.6 seconds, which is a huge chunk of performance. The new engine not only makes more power, it gets 10 percent better fuel economy, even after adjusting for the new, stricter testing procedures EPA has mandated for 2008 models. On the open road, we found the Taurus to be very quiet and smooth. Taurus competes directly against other larger sedans on the market, chief among them the Toyota Avalon, the Chevrolet Impala, and the Chrysler 300. Against that competitive set, the Taurus is the largest car in the group, and carries four five-star safety ratings for front, rear, side and rollover crashworthiness. The big kicker in all of this is that, with all the new styling, interior, engine, transmission and standard features upgrades, the price hovers only about $250 above comparably equipped versions of last year's bland, slow Five Hundred. LINEUP The 2008 Ford Taurus features two models, SEL ($23,245) and Limited ($26,845). Each is available with front-wheel drive or all-wheel drive, called SEL AWD ($25,095) and Limited AWD ($28,695). Taurus comes as a four-door sedan; the Taurus X is the wagon variant. Options include a convenience package with a universal remote control, reverse sensing system, a cargo net and memory adjustable pedals ($475); a wood package ($195); a DVD entertainment system ($995); AdvanceTrac electronic stability control ($495); moonroof ($895); voice-activated DVD navigation ($1995); 18-inch chrome wheels ($695); engine block heater ($35); and Sirius Satellite Radio ($195). Safety features include front, side and curtain airbags, ABS, and traction control. Electronic stability control is an option. With its Volvo-like crash structure and features, the new Taurus has been awarded a Top Safety Pick by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS).Additional InformationDoor Handle Color - Body-Color, Exhaust Tip Color - Chrome, Grille Color - Chrome, Mirror Color - Body-Color, Armrests - Rear Folding, Dash Trim - Simulated Wood, Floor Mat Material - Carpet, Floor Mats - Front, Floor Mats - Rear, Front Air Conditioning, Front Air Conditioning - Automatic Climate Control, Front Air Conditioning Zones - Single, Interior Accents - Woodgrain, Rear Air Conditioning, Shift Knob Trim - Leather, Steering Wheel Trim - Leather, Center Console - Front Console With Storage, Cupholders - 8, Cupholders - Front, Cupholders - Rear, Dimming Rearview Mirror - Auto, Keypad Entry, Multi-Function Remote - Illuminated Entry, Multi-Function Remote - Keyless Entry, Multi-Function Remote - Trunk Release, One-Touch Windows - 1, Overhead Console - Front, Power Outlet(S) - Front And Rear, Power Outlet(S) - Three 12v, Power Steering, Reading Lights - Rear, Steering Wheel - Tilt, Steering Wheel Mounted Controls - Audio, Steering Wheel Mounted Controls - Cruise Control, Storage - Front Seatback, Storage - Organizer, Storage - Sunglasses Holder, Vanity Mirrors - Dual Illuminating, Front Brake Type - Ventilated Disc, Front Shock Type - Gas, Front Spring Type - Coil, Front Struts - Macpherson, Front Suspension Type - Lower Control Arms, Rear Brake Type - Disc, Rear Shock Type - Gas, Rear Spring Type - Coil, Rear Struts, Abs - 4-Wheel, Axle Ratio - 2.77, Electronic Brakeforce Distribution, Front Brake Diameter - 12.4, Front Suspension Classification - Independent, Power Brakes, Rear Brake Diameter - 13.0, Rear Suspension Classification - Independent, Rear Suspension Type - Multi-Link, Traction Control, Battery Saver, In-Dash Cd - Mp3 Playback, Warnings And Reminders - Tire Fill Alert, Auxiliary Audio Input - Mp3, Compass, In-Dash Cd - Single Disc, Multi-Functional Information Center, Radio - Am/Fm, Trip Computer, Front Fog Lights, Spare Tire Size - Temporary, Tire Type - All Season, Wheels - Polished Aluminum, Tire Pressure Monitoring System, Window Defogger - Rear, Front Wipers - Variable Intermittent, Power Windows, Solar-Tinted Glass, Airbag Deactivation - Occupant Sensing Passenger, Anti-Theft System - Alarm, Anti-Theft System - Engine Immobilizer, Body Side Reinforcements - Side Impact Door Beams, Child Safety Door Locks, Child Seat Anchors - Latch System, Front Airbags - Dual, Power Door Locks, Side Airbags - Front, Side Mirror Adjustments - Power, Side Mirror Adjustments - Power Folding, Side-Curtain Airbag Rollover Sensor, Driver Seat Manual Adjustments - Lumbar, Driver Seat Power Adjustments - 6, Front Headrests - Adjustable, Front Seat Type - Bucket, Passenger Seat Folding - Folds Flat, Passenger Seat Power Adjustments - 2, Rear Headrests - Fixed, Rear Seat Folding - Flat, Rear Seat Type - 60-40 Split Bench, Seatbelt Force Limiters - Front, Seatbelt Pretensioners - Front, Seatbelt Pretensioners - Rear, Seatbelt Warning Sensor - Front, Upholstery - Cloth

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Vehicle Options

  • Abs - 4-Wheel
  • Airbag Deactivation - Occupant Sensing Passenger
  • Anti-Theft System - Alarm
  • Anti-Theft System - Engine Immobilizer
  • Armrests - Rear Folding
  • Auxiliary Audio Input - Mp3
  • Axle Ratio - 2.77
  • Battery Saver
  • Body Side Reinforcements - Side Impact Door Beams
  • Center Console - Front Console With Storage
  • Child Safety Door Locks
  • Child Seat Anchors - Latch System
  • Compass
  • Cupholders - 8
  • Cupholders - Front
  • Cupholders - Rear
  • Dash Trim - Simulated Wood
  • Dimming Rearview Mirror - Auto
  • Door Handle Color - Body-Color
  • Driver Seat Manual Adjustments - Lumbar
  • Driver Seat Power Adjustments - 6
  • Electronic Brakeforce Distribution
  • Exhaust Tip Color - Chrome
  • Floor Mat Material - Carpet
  • Floor Mats - Front
  • Floor Mats - Rear
  • Front Air Conditioning
  • Front Air Conditioning - Automatic Climate Control
  • Front Air Conditioning Zones - Single
  • Front Airbags - Dual
  • Front Brake Diameter - 12.4
  • Front Brake Type - Ventilated Disc
  • Front Fog Lights
  • Front Headrests - Adjustable
  • Front Seat Type - Bucket
  • Front Shock Type - Gas
  • Front Spring Type - Coil
  • Front Struts - Macpherson
  • Front Suspension Classification - Independent
  • Front Suspension Type - Lower Control Arms
  • Front Wipers - Variable Intermittent
  • Grille Color - Chrome
  • In-Dash Cd - Mp3 Playback
  • In-Dash Cd - Single Disc
  • Interior Accents - Woodgrain
  • Keypad Entry
  • Mirror Color - Body-Color
  • Multi-Function Remote - Illuminated Entry
  • Multi-Function Remote - Keyless Entry
  • Multi-Function Remote - Trunk Release
  • Multi-Functional Information Center
  • One-Touch Windows - 1
  • Overhead Console - Front
  • Passenger Seat Folding - Folds Flat
  • Passenger Seat Power Adjustments - 2
  • Power Brakes
  • Power Door Locks
  • Power Outlet(S) - Front And Rear
  • Power Outlet(S) - Three 12v
  • Power Steering
  • Power Windows
  • Radio - Am/Fm
  • Reading Lights - Rear
  • Rear Air Conditioning
  • Rear Brake Diameter - 13.0
  • Rear Brake Type - Disc
  • Rear Headrests - Fixed
  • Rear Seat Folding - Flat
  • Rear Seat Type - 60-40 Split Bench
  • Rear Shock Type - Gas
  • Rear Spring Type - Coil
  • Rear Struts
  • Rear Suspension Classification - Independent
  • Rear Suspension Type - Multi-Link
  • Seatbelt Force Limiters - Front
  • Seatbelt Pretensioners - Front
  • Seatbelt Pretensioners - Rear
  • Seatbelt Warning Sensor - Front
  • Shift Knob Trim - Leather
  • Side Airbags - Front
  • Side Mirror Adjustments - Power
  • Side Mirror Adjustments - Power Folding
  • Side-Curtain Airbag Rollover Sensor
  • Solar-Tinted Glass
  • Spare Tire Size - Temporary
  • Steering Wheel - Tilt
  • Steering Wheel Mounted Controls - Audio
  • Steering Wheel Mounted Controls - Cruise Control
  • Steering Wheel Trim - Leather
  • Storage - Front Seatback
  • Storage - Organizer
  • Storage - Sunglasses Holder
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System
  • Tire Type - All Season
  • Traction Control
  • Trip Computer
  • Upholstery - Cloth
  • Vanity Mirrors - Dual Illuminating
  • Warnings And Reminders - Tire Fill Alert
  • Wheels - Polished Aluminum
  • Window Defogger - Rear
  • Vehicle Disclaimer

    AS IS - NO WARRANTY YOU WILL PAY ALL COSTS FOR ANY REPAIRS. The dealer assumes no responsibility for any repairs regardless of any oral statements about the vehicle.

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