1997 Ford Taurus User Reviews

1997 Ford Taurus Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 32 reviews

  • Performance:3.3 out of 5 stars3.3 out of 5 stars3.3 out of 5 stars3.3 out of 5 stars3.3 out of 5 stars 3.3 / 5
  • Appearance:3.1 out of 5 stars3.1 out of 5 stars3.1 out of 5 stars3.1 out of 5 stars3.1 out of 5 stars 3.1 / 5
  • Build Quality:3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars 3.8 / 5
  • Overall: 3.6 out of 5 stars3.6 out of 5 stars3.6 out of 5 stars3.6 out of 5 stars3.6 out of 5 stars 3.6 / 5

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PROS
"reliable car" 9 reviews
"ride" 8 reviews
"power" 7 reviews
"fuel economy" 6 reviews
"handling" 4 reviews
CONS
"power" 6 reviews
"transmission" 5 reviews
"fuel economy" 3 reviews
"style" 3 reviews
"handling" 2 reviews

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1997 Ford Taurus LX Review
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Luv my car

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Someone stole it and stole the tires/wheels and all the Mach stereo equipment *Except for the cd changer.

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Woo Hoo!! — This car has been a wonderful car. I am sure glad I chose the LX Model with 24 valve DOHC!! Stereo was nice until it was stolen.. Got it back with no Tires/Wheels and my Mach Stereo System stolen from it.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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1997 Ford Taurus SHO Review
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the torque

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my rust

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Good 1st Car — good acceleration, braking, and handling sports suspension and good amount of torque its a 1st car all need repairs inless ur rich lol good sleeper look fairly good gas mileage for a v8, not much maintenance yes it is fun 2 drive

Primary Use: Family transportation

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1997 Ford Taurus SHO Review
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The handling and the way it sounds.

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Hard to keep running right.  

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An Interesting Car With Great Handling And Good Utility. — It's a freaking Taurus. But with a V8 and excellent suspension. So, it's kind of a sleeper. Surprisingly it gets excellent MPG. If I keep my foot outta it, it will get 25mpg. I can't keep my foot outta it though.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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1997 Ford Taurus GL Review
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Good on gas, comfortable

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Some say they have weak transmissions

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I Will Be Sad To See It Go. — We have had this car for 4 years, have replaced a lot of things over that time but it's been mostly minor things. Gets good gas mileage and is comfortable on long trips. Probably will be getting rid of it soon.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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1997 Ford Taurus GL Review
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reliable

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none

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Buy One — Amazing Car no problems 141000 miles so far. plenty of room, lots of storage space, only work done is an alternator, idler pulley and basic maintence. great on fuel milage and not bad on power. go buy one today......now

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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1997 Ford Taurus GL Wagon Review
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It has balls

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the downshift

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I Like This Car — Its really comfortable. Plus it seats eight. and also the stock speakers in it get pretty loud. the only problem i have with it is the radio doesnt like cassette adaptors and tranny downshifts from 2nd to 1st pretty hard.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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american made

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bad brakes

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Must Drive — acceleration is awsome, braking is pretty good, handling is good. It has a bad seal in the passenger window. H??? yeah it's fun to drive! I love ford. It may be an old car but..... it is awsome to drive if you have everything fixed.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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1997 Ford Taurus SHO Review
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the sound when the secondaries kick in

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soooo mannny problems....

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I Should Have Kept It — insanely sweet to drive, cut the mufflers off and it sounds like a beast out of hell. mach 1 system sounds great. a car i should have kept from when i was out of school to fix.. i should have kept that thing..

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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1997 Ford Taurus LX Review
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leather....

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style, performance

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Ford Build Quality — This car is a top ride, although it has some performance issues and transmission problems. if you are looking for a car to get to work and back this car is more than ideal. it will see you through... ford

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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1997 Ford Taurus SHO Review
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v8 /Leather

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v8 - Gas Milage

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Fast Sleeper — v8 in a Taurus, full Leather interior 150 mph speedo 4 Door Sleeper American Muscle with a Japanese Heart Fast, Fast, Fast and very comfortable to drive in Sure it only has a tape deck and a non-mp3 compatible cd player but ill change that Can i say More!!!!!!

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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2011 Ford Taurus Reviews

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2010 Ford Taurus Reviews

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