As the elder statesman of the Ford Sedan lineup, the new Ford Taurus has a lot of expectations to live up to. It’s been around for so long – and has been so popular for so long – that there are certain things people have come to expect every time a new Ford Taurus is released. But there need be no worries this year, as the 2018 Ford Taurus features everything you’ve come to expect and more. To see what we mean, let’s check out the power and gas mileage ratings of the 2018 Ford Taurus and its impressively capable and efficient engine lineup.
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The new Ford Taurus lineup at Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL, is made up of the 2018 Ford Taurus SE, the 2018 Ford Taurus SEL, the 2018 Ford Taurus Limited and the 2018 Ford Taurus SHO. All models other than the new Ford Taurus SHO feature a standard 3.5-liter Ti-VCT V6 engine offering 288 horsepower and 254 pound-feet of torque. Your gas mileage ratings depend on the drivetrain configuration you choose. All non-SHO 2018 Ford Taurus models equipped with front-wheel drive get 18 miles per gallon in the city and 27 miles per gallon on the highway, while those equipped with all-wheel drive get 17 miles per gallon in the city and 24 miles per gallon on the highway.
The 2018 Ford Taurus SHO, on the other hand, features a standard 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6 engine offering 365 horsepower and 350 pound-feet of torque while getting 16 miles per gallon in the city and 24 miles per gallon on the highway with all-wheel drive, which is the only configuration available for the new Taurus SHO.
For more on the 2018 Ford Taurus lineup and all of our other new Ford cars, trucks and SUVs, please get in touch with our friendly and knowledgeable Brandon Ford staff in Tampa, FL.