Since September 2016 production of the last model the sixth generation of Taurus has started which will be on sale in December. Ford Taurus is full-size sedan which in these sizes and shapes exists from the 2010 year, so almost after seven years carmaker has decided to develop the seventh generation of Taurus for 2018 model year. What will new 2018 Ford Taurus bring?
According to earlier reports and rumors, we acquired info about design, engines, and performance. Some changes will probably happen during development phases but we expect great results. In addition, the carmaker will redesign it and not just that, you can also expect new Eco Boost engine and transmission. While we wait in the United States for a new generation of Taurus, it was already unveiled on Chinese market at the 2015 Shanghai Auto Show. The reason is because Chinese customers love huge sedans, so this market has a great potential for them.
2018 Ford Taurus – Exterior
One of the usual objections by customers in the previous version is the bolded body and bad fuel consumption. As the main advantage, the manufacturer builds a new body on the lightweight platform which will be wider than Fusion model. In addition, the fuel consumption will have better numbers according to EPA ratings. To return to the subject, the exterior gets new design solutions and elements which change the distinctive design. Now it is thinner and more modern in order to fulfill desires of fans and automotive trends in all.
For example, the front grille has a hexagonal shape, horizontal chrome bars, and other decorative accents which leave a strong impression. The lights on the front and rear end get new technology with higher intensity. Further, redesigned fenders are just one more innovation from a bigger list. In accordance with the time, these changes will definitely improve the visual appearance of 2018 Ford Taurus and attract new customers.
2018 Ford Taurus – Specs
The Ford Motor Company starts with the downsizing the volume of the engine. Instead of old 3.5-liter V6 engine, Taurus will now get 2.0-liter Eco Boost engine which produces over 300 horsepower. We must notice that carmaker did a great job with the engine and boosted its power very well. Acceleration from 0 to 60 mph takes only six seconds. However, Ford engineers have announced a new type of automatic transmission. We believe that the word is about 10-speed gearbox with new patterns. When we talk about 2018 Ford Taurus, you can expect two or four-wheel drive.
2018 Ford Taurus – Price
Interior is more interest because it includes newest infotainment system My Ford, changes in trim equipment and the quality upholstery. Safety features and comfort are risen up to the highest level. Basic price for this model amounts $28,000.