1997 Ford Taurus User Reviews

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    Displaying 21 - 30 of 32 1997 Ford Taurus reviews.

    1997 Ford Taurus LX Review
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    35

    1997 Ford Taurus — Performance is wonderful at full thottle Tree had fallen on the car 2006, only windscreen got replaced people says it looks like a cocaroach but to my eyes its quite sexy, It dont take much fuel for a V6, The car was good on the long trips I use to take it to Hilltop every week and has never left me stranded, Its one American car I can come back to all the time

    Pros: looks, comfort, handling and the power

    Cons: loss of market value paid $10000 now worth $4000 in 3 years

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    1997 Ford Taurus G Review
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    For A Ford(and A First Car), This Thing's Great. — As my frist car I shouldn't complain, but I've barely got to drive the beast because Ford makes some special tool that it needs to fix it, and the tool hasn't come in yet. It's clean, sleek, and shiny black, I love this thing, except it is a Ford, which is a bad omen right there.

    Pros: Get-up-&-go car, awesome control, starts and stops in a straight line, silent.

    Cons: Ford, obnoxiously round dashboard/stereo thing, lack of CD player, seat a bit low(I'm short!)

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    1997 Ford Taurus LX Review
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    Hate The Looks, But Decent Quality — I love but hate it. Its nice to have a fast v6 and pretty good performance. But to be honest, the thing isn't the most attractive car. And I've had my share of random things falling apart and it sticking in park during cold winter days. But it has always gotten me from point A to point B with no problem. Also, it has pretty good gas mileage.

    Pros: the v6, fairly reliable, gas mileage is decent

    Cons: looks, age

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    1997 Ford Taurus GL Review
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    Its A Good Car — handles very well, and has a resinoble amout of power from a 3.0L V6. comfortable and nice interior, lots of room, exept behind the drivers seat becuse im so tall i have to have the seat back a ways lol. would make a great car for a familly or evev single people who just need a good reliable car to get around.

    Pros: decent looking, handle very well, great safty features, comfy interier, and not the fastest but has a good amount of power

    Cons: not a flashy kind of car, probly not good for racing, not alot of after market parts for this model.

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    1997 Ford Taurus GL Review
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    Mom's Car — I hate driving this car. Having said that it is amazingly reliable. When ever someone in the family has car trouble they end up driving my mom's car.

    Pros: Reliable

    Cons: Ulgy, clunky, slow

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    1997 Ford Taurus G Review
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    I Actually Do Miss Henry. — I believe the newer Taurus are more sleek and stylish... I would actually consider getting one of those. Henry was a great car who got me through high school and college. :)

    Pros: Safe

    Cons: Grandma Car

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    1997 Ford Taurus SHO Review
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    Fun Family Car — I have one of these in my garage but can't drive it because of a title issue.

    Pros: Solid, fast, fun, V-8 rumble

    Cons: Cam Failure that Ford won't recall. Expensive to repair.

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    1997 Ford Taurus GL Wagon Review
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    Good Dependable Moderate Sized Car — Good car, will go 200K with proper care. Jellybean body style of 96 and on less functional than 95 and earlier 'box' style.

    Owner for 1 years, 3 months

    Miles Driven per Year:25,000

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    1997 Ford Taurus LX Review
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    Unreliable And Cheaply Made — Always had trouble with even the most basic automotive functions; starting, stopping and steering. It was constantly in the shop due to problems with the starter, the transmission, or the brakes. The interior dimensions are the Taurus' only saving grace.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Roomy given its exterior dimensions

    Cons: Unreliable. Love it or hate it styling. Strange, oversized buttons on dash. Poor handling

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    A Hidden Value Of American Car. — If you ever read consumer reports back in the 90's you would see bad reviews on american made cars. Things like reliability in the bad or worst. This is different, this is a ford and during those 90's there was a sedan that could handle a family road trip The length of the car is about sedan sized, but the difference is it is a little wider, and longer to boot. That means the turning arc is more of a diagonal slice then a curve going forward as the car rear of the car does not rotate as much. In congested parking situations you need the whole width of the traffic lane before turning. The back may be clear but the front can still hit the car that is perpendicular to your space. Worry about the other car more cause a small scratch leaves only bits of paint and a tiny fixable deformation, the other newer car gets dented and all scratched up while costing more, hmmm.... Gas mileage is the same as the 90's and 2000's, it is the same in any 3.0 liter six cylinder ,and the funny thing is the gas tank is the same size as any other newer car and still gets the same mileage or can cruse at 65MPH only at 2k RPM's I think of the car as more of a cruiser then a sedan, but the benefits is it is a cruiser with sedan engine performance. As if people make six seat capacity sedans anymore There are drainage holes under the truck carpet to drain the trunk if any water got in the trunk, which it did. So fear not future classic collectors, Ford thought of everything.

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: A sedan that has as much room as a cruiser.

    Cons: It is a sedan, but handles like a cruiser. Automatic transmission is not sporty and has gaps between gear shifts.

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    Reviews From Other Years

    2014 Ford Taurus Reviews

    Ford Taurus Is The Way To Go For A Family Sedan!! By jessicaagee

    I love my car! It was the best investment I have made. It handles awesome in the snow and overall has amazing handling and speed. I feel 100% safe putting my kids in the back seat and taking off on a... Read More

    Sweet Ride, Looks Great By ekuziak

    Fantastic looking car with a ton of options and a lots of space. Slightly disappointed in MPG at 26 compared to other Taurus's I have owned at 28. Like the touchless key options for doors and trunk. N... Read More

    2013 Ford Taurus Reviews

    All Around Amazing Vehicle. Great Family Car. By scole22

    Its a hard car to get used to. When you first get in and drive, you are overwhelmed with blind spots. But once you get used to the feel it grows on you quickly. I guess that's why they added the back ... Read More

    I Like It By ranj1983

    I like the great power out and very good handling , but I don’t like the interior quality. Back up camera it is must , but it is exist in 2014 SEL but not in 2013, Nice Technology and perfect exterior... Read More

    2012 Ford Taurus Reviews

    I Love This Car! By dkupers68

    Fantastic car that will do almost anything you want it to. It's capable on dry pavement, but doesn't shy away from wet and snowy roads with its AWD. No buttons, just get in and go. If I had to buy ... Read More

    Great Car, I Really Like It By Bill49855

    This is my second Taurus, the other was a 2010. Ford has done a great job with style, comfort. I had always been a Chevy guy but would highly reccomend this car to anyone with a big family, does all... Read More

    2011 Ford Taurus Reviews

    Greay By jason1979x4

    no problem very nice car have been to flordia several times with this car and it performed great get a lot of looks sharp looking car very sporty sedan what more can is say this is avery eye appealin... Read More

    Great Style, Lots Of Options By ekuziak

    Large trunk, great feel and drivability. Paddle shifters are cool and fun to use. Love the cooled seats and the tuxedo black compliments the chrome rims nicely. Navigation display is much more user fr... Read More

    2010 Ford Taurus Reviews

    Beast! By icubuporky

    This car was a retirement present to myself. To date it is my most favorite car I have ever owned. Power and performance, style, roomy, and the comforts are top notch. I will consider buying anothe... Read More

    Beautiful Car Inside And Out By Kjeltema

    I have been very happy with my car. I did a lot of research before purchasing it. Comfortable and handled better than I thought it would in the snow. My husband loves the car too, it turned out to be ... Read More

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