18/27  CITY/HWY
EPA- Estimated MPG
7.4  Sec.
0-60 MPH
20.1  cu ft
Cargo Space

2017 Ford Taurus Overview

The 2017 Ford Taurus in Houston is a large sedan with plenty of interior space for passengers. It offers seating for up to five and features a huge trunk that is equipped to house a variety of cargo. Additionally, the Taurus offers a smooth ride, top-notch safety technologies and available all-wheel drive. The sedan is unchanged this year, but with its collection of features, it's still considered a prime pick in its segment.

Look over our 2017 Ford Taurus review below for more details about the sedan.

Four Models & Extensive Features

SE, SEL, Limited and SHO are the top four trim levels the Taurus is offered in. The base SE comes with everything from 18-inch alloy wheels, Sync voice controls and Bluetooth to a six-speaker sound system, automatic headlights and two USB ports.

Those who decide to go with the SEL trim will receive dual-zone automatic climate control, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, satellite radio, an auto-dimming rearview mirror and remote start.

Filled with more luxurious features, the Limited model offers heated and ventilated front seats, automatic high beams, 19-inch alloy wheels, heated second-row seating, ambient lighting, a Sony audio system and an auto-dimming driver-side mirror.

The SHO trim level is the sportiest version of the 2017 Ford Taurus in Houston. It gets a sport suspension, 20-inch wheels, steering-wheel-mounted paddle shifters, xenon headlights and a rear spoiler.

Performance Offerings

A 288-horsepower 2.5L V6 is standard on the Taurus. Generating 254 lb.-ft. of torque, the powerplant is paired to a six-speed automatic that delivers power to the front wheels. An all-wheel drive configuration is available.

An optional turbo 2.0L four-cylinder is also offered on the sedan. It delivers 240 horsepower and 270 lb.-ft. of torque, and is only offered on front-wheel drive models.

The SHO is the only model that is equipped with a turbo 3.5L V6, pumping out 365 horsepower and 350 lb.-ft. of torque. It also comes standard with all-wheel drive.

Safety Technologies

Noted in many 2017 Ford Taurus reviews, antilock brakes, airbags, traction control, stability control, a rearview camera and Ford's MyKey system are standard on the model.

If you upgrade to the SEL, you'll also receive rear parking sensors. The Limited and SHO also offer lane departure warning, forward collision warning, blind-spot warning, a parallel parking system and rear cross-traffic alert.

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