2005 Ford Taurus User Reviews

2005 Ford Taurus Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 13 reviews

  • Performance: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
  • Appearance: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
  • Build Quality:4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars 4.1 / 5
  • Overall: 3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars 3.9 / 5

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PROS
"ride" 6 reviews
"comfortable car" 5 reviews
"reliable car" 4 reviews
"fuel economy" 4 reviews
"storage" 3 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 6 reviews
"ride" 2 reviews

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IbFord writes:
2005 Ford Taurus SEL Review
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4

Pros

Comfort, Handling, Reliability, Key Code Entry

Cons

Nothing Known

IbFord
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Reliable — First impressions: Nice looking and comfortable. The trunk has plenty of room, and there is plenty of leg room in the cabin. This car gets about twenty to twenty five miles per gallon. It a power drivers seat and mirrors. There is two points of access to the trunk from the cabin. This car has been tested as very safe, according to many crash tests.

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maz43 writes:
2005 Ford Taurus SEL Review
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4

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Roomy, comfortable, good value.

Cons

Gas mileage is so-so

maz43
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Good Value — Good value for the money. Rides and drives nice and has a lot of interior room. Very comfortable and would be great for long distance drives. The gas mileage is mediocre at best but overall it is a nice reliable family car.

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Laura writes:
2005 Ford Taurus SE Review
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Everything!!

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Its big, therefore hard to brake, and fuel economy

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Sweet — Huge trunk, big back seat, nice inside, hardy, not cheap, luxury, towncar, OLD PEOPLE!

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Ed writes:
2005 Ford Taurus SE Review
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4

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Its a ford

Cons

its not a gt...

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Neh Its Alright For Wat I Do — Good acceleration... top speed is good... nice to have something to drive to events... and not have to ask your parents all the time... could've been faster... but it is a ford...i love this car all way around. but its not a gt

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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frugalmamma10 writes:
2005 Ford Taurus SEL Review
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4

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Roomy, luxury

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Reliability. Must have had a lemon.

frugalmamma10
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Comfortable Lemon — Ford Taurus SEL was very comfortable and roomy. Brakes were always very stiff as well as gas pedal. It was on the shop at leads twice a year for things other than maintence. It was an 2005 and the cruise control broke and the gas gage broke, both things that usually don't brake for only being 8 yrs old. Other than that it was a good car. Will go with a toyota or Subaru next though.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Laura writes:
2005 Ford Taurus SEL Review
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Everything

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Nothing, although I'm not a huge fan of leather...

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I Love My Car!! — I love my car. It looks good, rides smoothly, handles well, what more can I say? It's roomy, is pretty good on gas, and very dependable. It has great trunk space, a moon roof, and all the fun gizmos any comfortable car needs. I even named her Black Betty!! The only complaint I have is that is has leather...but that's also good too!! I love my car!!

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Jackie writes:
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3

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The cost!

Cons

Appearance, model, mileage, maker

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Taurus — I really love my car... not. It used to be my mom's car, and is mine now. Whenever I see it I just think that- so the coolness factor is -25. Besides that, it's in good shape. A few things need to be repaired soon, but it's easy to drive and is a fairly smooth ride. It's not a car that I would list as "fun."

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Philip writes:
2005 Ford Taurus SE Review
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Dont have to worry about scratches or dings

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gas mileage, and looks, "interior is inferior"

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Taurus — Probably the most average car on the market. Nothing special about the way it looks, feels or drives. Acceleration is mild, handling is mediocre, and the gas mileage is alot worse than you might expect...14.5 average mpg! However, it was cheap.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Rickyboy58 writes:
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well designed,well made

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brakes click with first press of the pedal when car is cold.

Rickyboy58
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Equal Or Better Than Any Mid Sized Sedan On The Market,ford Quality Is A Fact. — A dependable,easy to drive sedan,easy to park,excellent transportation,rides highway speed easily and smoothly.Low maintenance costs and the 3 litre V6 is fuel efficient.A practical transportation choice,that is also a comfortable ride.Nice fit and finish on body and interior.Larger back seat passengers need to watch out for banging head on door frame when entering vehicle.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Charles writes:
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3

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Basic transportation

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drinks fuel with 3.0 V6 and after 100K miles requires a lot of maintenace.

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A Perfect Train Station Car — It has decent power but as plain as they make them, power is good, ride is average, handles larger than it actually it is. Cargo room is more than you'd expect. Not great for long drives because of lack of support in seats. But perfect for short trips.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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