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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

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2019 Ford Taurus
Limited AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$33,749
2 listings nationwide

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2016 Lincoln MKS
AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$22,289
24 listings nationwide
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4 GOOD deals

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2019 Ford Taurus
Limited AWD
Andrew Newton Preview:

Ford hasn’t been shy about the fact that the company is dropping its sedan products in an SUV-heavy world. So, the Taurus is living on borrowed time. The current generation debuted 10 ...

2016 Lincoln MKS
AWD
No Expert Reviews

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2019 Ford Taurus
Limited AWD
180
writes:
Very comfortable to drive - very nice! I am short and could easily reach everything. I didn’t think I wanted a...
2016 Lincoln MKS
AWD
writes:
Exceptional in all aspects.
10
writes:
Purchased the Lincoln MKS over the Taurus SHO due to the creature comforts and value. It is an amazing car
Family Car Ranked 2015 Ford Taurus SHO AWD better.
"To me, the Lincoln MKS is almost too nice of a vehicle to use as a family car. It is more refined and doesnt appear to be your average moms car"
Value Ranked 2015 Ford Taurus SHO AWD worse.
"For the same price, the Lincoln is much nicer and has many more amenities than the Taurus"

Specs

2019 Ford Taurus
Limited AWD
2016 Lincoln MKS
AWD
Powertrain 6-Speed Automatic 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
17 MPG
17 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
24 MPG
24 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 19 gal 19 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
288 hp @ 6,500 RPM
305 hp @ 6,500 RPM
Torque
254 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
280 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.8:1
10.5:1
Displacement
3,500 cc
3,700 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.64 in x 3.41 in
3.75 in x 3.41 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Pole Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 44.2 in 41.9 in
Back Legroom 38.1 in 38.6 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 20.1 cu ft 19.2 cu ft
Maximum Towing Capacity 1,000 lbs --
Exterior
Length 202.9 in 205.6 in
Width 85.7 in 85.5 in
Height 60.7 in 61.6 in
Wheelbase 112.9 in 112.9 in

Available Options

2019 Ford Taurus
Limited AWD

Exterior Colors

  • 3-Coat White Platinum Metallic
  • Agate Black
  • Agate Black Metallic
  • Blue Metallic
  • Burgundy Velvet Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
  • Ingot Silver Metallic
  • Magnetic Metallic
  • Ruby Red Metallic Tinted Clearcoat

Option Packages

  • Driver Assist Package
  • Voice-Activated Touchscreen Navigation System
  • Power Moonroof
  • Wheels: 20" Polished Aluminum
2016 Lincoln MKS
AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Java
  • Luxe
  • Platinum Dune Metallic Tri-Coat
  • Ruby Red Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
  • Shadow Black
  • White Platinum Metallic Tri-Coat

Option Packages

  • Technology Package
  • Equipment Group 101A
  • Vista Roof
  • Wheels: 20" Premium Painted Aluminum

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