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1990 Ford Taurus GL WagonReview
Wallace writes:
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It Is A Good Grocery Getter. — It is a good car, except for the fact that I currently have a cracked block. It has an engine limiter, so it takes forever to get upto speed. Once at highway speeds, the overdrive kicks in and has good acceleration.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: It has plenty of space for storage.

Cons: It has a cracked block.

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1990 Ford Taurus GLReview
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Average Car With Lots Of Interior Room And A Big Trunk —

I bought this car new in 1990. Fantastic Interior..plush seats with lots of room in both front and back. Very comfortable on long drives. Good engine, sold car with 1000,000 miles on it to my niece, and she drove it another 30,000 miles without too many issues. Lousy front suspension. Tie rod ends, ball joints etc had to be replaced every 30,000 miles. Went through 2 water pumps, but that seems to be a Ford tradition. Back trunk lid rusted badly. Pretty good acceleration for a family sedan, and good traction on snow covered roads. I never had to use chains or studded tires with this vehicle, and the roads here are snow covered 6 months out of the year. 3 Liter engine gave good fuel economy, usually 33mpg on the freeway. Seemed prone to windshield damage from flying gravel etc. I can't even count how many times I had windshield repair done on this car. Average cost to drive and maintain. I never had trouble with the transmission even though others complained about it. I did make sure the transmission was serviced every 30,000 miles. Loved the big trunk area, but hated having a mini spare. I did my own oil and filter changes, and found this car moderate to difficult to change the oil on. Poor access to the filter was the major problem. The parking brake cable was a piece of crap. The lever housing in the dash kept popping loose, and it was a nightmare to fix. Sound system had poor volume, and the radio hardly worked on AM. One other thing....had a super irritating rotating wheel squeak that no one could fix, and I gave up on, until it went away after about 30,000 irritating miles. It was probably a stone caught in a brake rotor, but it drove me absolutely nuts. So the 1990 Ford Taurus is an average car with a great interior. Had little irritating problems you had to live with, but other than that, it wasn't too bad. I'd never buy another Ford though.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: comfortable interior, good engine, good fuel economy

Cons: bad front suspension, poor parking brake cable engineering,  hard to service by owner

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1990 Ford Taurus SHOReview
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... — Great car as long as you take care of them. Fast for its time. lots of potential for a build. kinda expensive tho. they are becoming hard to find in good shape. I would like to buy another one. It was my baby

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

Pros: Broad power band

Cons: Some dumbasses owned it before me

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1990 Ford Taurus SHOReview
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Find Someone Else To Do Major Repairs On This Car. — This was the 3rd Taurus S.H.O. I owned. Got if for dirt cheap with a bad clutch, which a friend and I replaced. I advise no one to do this. It was a nightmare, but we got it done. As with all S.H.O.'s, fast, handles alright,and of course one of the few manual 4 dr. cars you can buy.

Pros: Good performance, reliable, a definite sleeper

Cons: Difficult to work on, parts can be expensive

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1990 Ford Taurus LReview
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Berthasaurus — It was a decent car for its age, but far from sexy. Handled well, drove nicely, decent on gas. Repair bills got pricey near the end, but what killed it for me was the occasional tendency to stall for no reason.

Pros: Ride quality

Cons: Ticked like a time bomb, rusty body, leaky trunk and occasional (unexplained) engine stalls

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1990 Ford Taurus GLReview
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90 Taurus — It's not a great car but at least its comfortable and roomy, and it has some pick up and go. It's a fun car, can't wait until we get a deck and subs in her it's gonna be sweet. Hoping for some other stuff 2 but dunno if he'll go for it lol. It accelerates and handles pretty good, already done doughnuts in it lol. The build quality isn't so good, theres alot of rust on her but if you want your car to look good you gotta take care of it, and hope the previous owners did too. The interior and exterior are both nice minus the rust and the dash cracking.Gas mileage isn't too horrible but it could be better. Under 500kms per tank doesn't seem right. This car can be fun to drive when you not getting funny looks haha. It likes to coast when you let off the gas instead of slow down, and if you put it im drive and let go of the break it accelerates without even touching the gas lol.

Pros: Good car, comfy, decent on gas, pretty fast for a 4 door.

Cons: Rust easily

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1990 Ford Taurus LReview
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Roll Over — My Taurus only had one owner before I got it and they were an older couple, naking it a pretty good deal. It was pretty good on p[erformance since grandpa wasn't hot rodding it around and it had very little for rust. Unfortunatly, I rolled it and it died

Pros: easy to fix

Cons: hard to roll back over

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1990 Ford Taurus LXReview
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Bad Taurus — I haven't owned a lot of cars, but I will say that of all cars I've ever owned or driven, this will be the worst ever. It was my first car back in 2000 and I spent more money fixing whatever was wrong with it than buying the car itself.

Pros: -Big car for someone with family

Cons: -Once something goes wrong, most likely something else will come up

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1990 Ford Taurus GLReview
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Love My Big Trunk (and No Car Payments — I love my car because: I can fit 6 people, ski gear to include two snowboards (160's) and two or more sets of skis ( also 160's) and cooler and winter clothes for five. Five inside the car to go snowboarding. When I have the kids we can fit six people around town. I have looked and looked but nothing compares to the size. I also get around 25 MPG around town and up to 30 MPG on the road trips. It's old and has some mechanical needs now and again. But overall the cost to maintain is les than a new subcompact.

Pros: SIZE

Cons: You need an honest mechanic (sometimes)

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1990 Ford Taurus LX WagonReview
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What A Ride — I needed a car right away and this is what I got. Had to put in a re-built engine and a new exhaust system. It was a pain the whole time I had it. It did hav a fun rear facing rear seat that was some fun. And the back seats all folded down flat for sleeping or whatever on summer nights.

Pros: Didn't have to care about it

Cons: UGLY

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