Safety Features by Model

SEL $27,030 - $28,880

MSRP
  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
  • Personal Safety System (PATS)-inc: seat belt pretensioners, load-limiting retractors, driver seat position sensing & crash severity sensing
  • Driver & front passenger dual stage air bags w/front passenger occupant sensor
  • Front side-impact air bags
  • 2nd & 3rd row Safety Canopy w/rollover sensor
  • Driver/front passenger Belt Minder system
  • LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for CHildren)-inc: (2) in 2nd row, (1) in 3rd row
  • Child safety rear door locks
  • Traction control
  • AdvanceTrac electronic stability control system
  • Dual note horn

Eddie Bauer $29,770 - $31,620

Kelley Blue Book® Fair Market Range
  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
  • Personal Safety System (PATS)-inc: seat belt pretensioners, load-limiting retractors, driver seat position sensing & crash severity sensing
  • Driver & front passenger dual stage air bags w/front passenger occupant sensor
  • Front side-impact air bags
  • 2nd & 3rd row Safety Canopy w/rollover sensor
  • Driver/front passenger Belt Minder system
  • LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for CHildren)-inc: (2) in 2nd row, (1) in 3rd row
  • Child safety rear door locks
  • Traction control
  • AdvanceTrac electronic stability control system
  • Dual note horn

Limited $30,750 - $32,600

MSRP
  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
  • Personal Safety System (PATS)-inc: seat belt pretensioners, load-limiting retractors, driver seat position sensing & crash severity sensing
  • Driver & front passenger dual stage air bags w/front passenger occupant sensor
  • Front side-impact air bags
  • 2nd & 3rd row Safety Canopy w/rollover sensor
  • Driver/front passenger Belt Minder system
  • LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for CHildren)-inc: (2) in 2nd row, (1) in 3rd row
  • Child safety rear door locks
  • Traction control
  • AdvanceTrac electronic stability control system
  • Dual note horn

IIHS Crash Test Ratings

Frontal Ratings Moderate Overlap

Tested vehicle: 2008 Ford Taurus SEL 4-door

Overall
Head Neck
Chest
Left Leg
Right Leg
Kinematics
Structure

Side Ratings

Tested vehicle: 2006 Ford Five Hundred SEL 4-door

Overall
Structure
Side Airbag Configuration
Driver Head Neck
Driver Head Protection
Driver Torso
Driver Pelvis Leg
Passenger Head Neck
Passenger Head Protection
Passenger Torso
Passenger Pelvis Leg

Rear Ratings

Overall
Dynamic
Geometry

Warranty

Basic Warranty

36 months / 36,000 miles

Drivetrain Warranty

60 months / 60,000 miles

Corrosion Perforation Warranty

60 months / Unlimited distance

Roadside Assistance Coverage

60 months / 60,000 miles

Certified Pre-Owned Warranty

Maximum Age/Mileage:

Less than 6 years old/less than 80,000 miles

Basic Warranty Terms

12 months/12,000 miles

Powertrain Warranty

7 years/100,000 miles

Dealer Certification Required

172-point inspection

Roadside Assistance

Yes

Deductible

May apply

Return/Exchange Policy

N/A

Out-of-Town Repair/Service

Yes

Free Service Loan

Rental allowance

Special Finance Terms

Yes

Transferability

Yes

Satellite Radio Subscription

3 months

Complimentary Service/Maintenance

No

Recalls

Air Bags Apr 26, 2016
Report Receipt Date:
Apr 26, 2016
NHTSA Campaign:
16V247000
Summary:
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2009-2012 Ford Flex, 2008 and 2010-2012 Ford Taurus, 2008-2009 Ford Taurus X, 2008 Mercury Sable, 2009 and 2011 Lincoln MKS vehicles. The driver frontal air bag may improperly inflate during second-stage deployment in the event of a high speed crash. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 208, "Occupant Crash Protection."
Consequence:
An improperly inflated air bag increases the risk of injury in the event of a crash.
Remedy:
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and replace the driver's frontal air bag module, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on June 13, 2016. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 16C06.