Safety Features by Model

SE $26,700

Kelley Blue Book® Fair Market Range
  • Brake & engine actuated traction control
  • AdvanceTrac w/electronic stability control
  • Curve control
  • Dual-stage front airbags w/front passenger sensing system
  • Front side-impact airbags
  • Safety Canopy front/rear curtain airbags -inc: rollover sensor
  • SOS Post-Crash Alert System
  • MyKey system -inc: top speed limiter, audio volume limiter, early low fuel warning, programmable speed alert chimes, BeltMinder w/audio mute
  • Child safety rear door locks

SEL $28,900 - $30,750

Kelley Blue Book® Fair Market Range
  • Brake & engine actuated traction control
  • AdvanceTrac w/electronic stability control
  • Curve control
  • Dual-stage front airbags w/front passenger sensing system
  • Front side-impact airbags
  • Safety Canopy front/rear curtain airbags -inc: rollover sensor
  • SOS Post-Crash Alert System
  • MyKey system -inc: top speed limiter, audio volume limiter, early low fuel warning, programmable speed alert chimes, BeltMinder w/audio mute
  • Child safety rear door locks

Limited $33,100 - $34,950

Kelley Blue Book® Fair Market Range
  • Brake & engine actuated traction control
  • AdvanceTrac w/electronic stability control
  • Curve control
  • Dual-stage front airbags w/front passenger sensing system
  • Front side-impact airbags
  • Safety Canopy front/rear curtain airbags -inc: rollover sensor
  • SOS Post-Crash Alert System
  • Reverse sensing system
  • Rear view camera *Camera displays in MyFord Touch screen*
  • MyKey system -inc: top speed limiter, audio volume limiter, early low fuel warning, programmable speed alert chimes, BeltMinder w/audio mute
  • Child safety rear door locks

SHO $39,300

Kelley Blue Book® Fair Market Range
  • Brake & engine actuated traction control
  • AdvanceTrac w/electronic stability control
  • Curve control
  • Dual-stage front airbags w/front passenger sensing system
  • Front side-impact airbags
  • Safety Canopy front/rear curtain airbags -inc: rollover sensor
  • SOS Post-Crash Alert System
  • Reverse sensing system
  • Rear view camera *Camera displays in MyFord Touch screen*
  • MyKey system -inc: top speed limiter, audio volume limiter, early low fuel warning, programmable speed alert chimes, BeltMinder w/audio mute
  • Child safety rear door locks

IIHS Crash Test Ratings

Frontal Ratings Moderate Overlap

Tested vehicle: 2010 Ford Taurus Limited 4-door 4WD

Overall
Head Neck
Chest
Left Leg
Right Leg
Kinematics
Structure

Frontal Ratings Small Overlap

Tested vehicle: 2017 Ford Taurus SE 4-door

Overall
Head Neck
Chest
Kinematics
Structure
Femur Pelvis
Foot Tibia

Front Crash Prevention Ratings

Overall

Side Ratings

Tested vehicle: 2010 Ford Taurus SHO 4-door 4WD

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

Rollover Ratings

Tested vehicle: 2010 Ford Taurus SEL 4-door

Overall

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

Electrical System Dec 1, 2015
Report Receipt Date:
Dec 1, 2015
NHTSA Campaign:
15V813000
Summary:
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2013 Escape vehicles manufactured January 11, 2012, to April 1, 2013, and 2013-2014 Focus ST vehicles manufactured May 03, 2012, to October 14, 2013. Insufficient compression in the engine wiring harness splices to the Manifold Absolute Pressure (MAP) sensor may provide incorrect signals to the powertrain control module (PCM).
Consequence:
The incorrect signals could cause the vehicle to hesitate or the engine to stall, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the current crimped splices with new splices, free of charge. The recall began on January 7, 2016. Owners may contact Ford customer service 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 14S17-S1.
Fuel System, Gasoline Dec 2, 2015
Report Receipt Date:
Dec 2, 2015
NHTSA Campaign:
15V812000
Summary:
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2013 Explorer, Explorer Police Utility, Taurus, Taurus Police Interceptor, Flex, Lincoln MKS, and Lincoln MKT vehicles. In the affected vehicles, the fuel delivery module may crack, allowing fuel to leak.
Consequence:
A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source may result in a fire.
Remedy:
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel delivery module, free of charge. The recall began on December 21, 2015. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 13S04-S1.
Fuel System, Gasoline Aug 25, 2016
Report Receipt Date:
Aug 25, 2016
NHTSA Campaign:
16V621000
Summary:
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2013-2015 Ford Taurus, Ford Flex, Lincoln MKS and Lincoln MKT vehicles equipped with 3.5L GTDI Ecoboost engines and 2013-2015 Ford Taurus Police Interceptor vehicles. A component within the fuel pump electric module (PEM) may overheat causing a loss of electrical power to the fuel pump.
Consequence:
A loss of power to the fuel pump will cause the engine to stall or prevent the vehicle from starting, increasing the risk of a crash
Remedy:
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the fuel PEM part number and replace the fuel PEM, as necessary, free of charge. The recall began on December 1, 2016. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 16S31.
Exterior Lighting May 28, 2014
Report Receipt Date:
May 28, 2014
NHTSA Campaign:
14V285000
Summary:
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2010-2014 Taurus vehicles manufactured November 24, 2008, through February 28, 2014, originally sold in, or currently registered in, Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia, Wisconsin and the District of Columbia. When used in areas that use road salt, the license plate lamp assembly may experience an electro-chemical reaction and corrosion as a result of water intrusion.
Consequence:
This corrosion may result in a short circuit, increasing the risk of a fire.
Remedy:
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the license plate lamp assemblies, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on July 25, 2014. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-800-392-3673. Ford's number for this recall is 14S08. Note: Under program 14R01, Ford will notify owners in non-corrosion states, and, at the customer's request, dealers will replace the license plate lamp assembly.
Latches/locks/linkages Jun 26, 2013
Report Receipt Date:
Jun 26, 2013
NHTSA Campaign:
13V270000
Summary:
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2013 Ford Explorer, Taurus, and Lincoln MKS vehicles manufactured November 29, 2012, through December 12, 2012. In the affected vehicles, with sufficient door openings and closings, the child safety locks may change from an activated position to a deactivated position without notice.
Consequence:
If the child lock is deactivated, the door could be unlocked and opened from the inside which could lead to personal injury to an unrestrained child.
Remedy:
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will test the safety locks. If necessary, the locks will be replaced free of charge. The recall is expected to begin August 5, 2013. Ford's recall number is 13S07. Owners may contact the Ford customer relationship center at 1-866-436-7332.
Power Train > Axle Assembly > Axle Shaft Jul 1, 2014
Report Receipt Date:
Jul 1, 2014
NHTSA Campaign:
14V393000
Summary:
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2012-2014 Ford Edge and Lincoln MKX vehicles manufactured September 2, 2010, to November 30, 2013; 2013-2014 Ford Taurus and Lincoln MKS vehicles manufactured August 25, 2011, to November 30, 2013; and 2013-2014 Ford Flex and Lincoln MKT vehicles manufactured September 12, 2011, to November 30, 2013. In the affected vehicles, the halfshaft retention circlip may not have been properly installed, and as a result, the halfshaft may move outward and disengage from the linkshaft while driving and without prior warning.
Consequence:
If the halfshaft and linkshaft become disengaged while driving, power will no longer be transmitted to the wheels, increasing the risk of a vehicle crash. Additionally, if the parking brake is not applied before exiting the vehicle, the vehicle may roll away despite the transmission being placed in 'Park', increasing the risk of injury to exiting occupants and bystanders.
Remedy:
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the vehicles to make sure that the halfshaft is properly retained. If it is not, dealers will replace the linkshaft and also replace the halfshaft if it shows evidence of spline damage, free of charge. The recall began on August 4, 2014. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-800-392-3673. Ford's number for this recall is 14S10.
Structure Jan 28, 2015
Report Receipt Date:
Jan 28, 2015
NHTSA Campaign:
15V040000
Summary:
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2010-2013 Ford Taurus vehicles manufactured December 1, 2009, to July 31, 2010, and 2011-2013 Lincoln MKS vehicles manufactured June 1, 2011, to October 31, 2011. In the affected vehicles, the interior door handle return spring may unseat, resulting in interior door handle that does not return to the fully stowed position after actuation.
Consequence:
If the interior door handle return spring is unseated, the door may unlatch in the event of a side impact crash, increasing the risk of personal injury.
Remedy:
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect all four of the interior door handles and either repair or replace them, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 16, 2015. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 15S02.
Fuel System, Gasoline May 31, 2013
Report Receipt Date:
May 31, 2013
NHTSA Campaign:
13V227000
Summary:
Ford is recalling certain model year 2013 Explorer, Taurus, Flex, Fusion, Police Interceptor Sedan and Police Interceptor Utility vehicles; and certain model year 2013 Lincoln MKS, MKT, and MKZ vehicles. In the affected vehicles, the fuel delivery module may develop a crack, allowing fuel to leak.
Consequence:
A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source may result in a fire.
Remedy:
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel delivery module, free of charge. The recall began on July 20, 2013. Owners may contact Ford Motor Company Customer Relationship Center at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's recall campaign number is 13S04.
Steering Jun 2, 2015
Report Receipt Date:
Jun 2, 2015
NHTSA Campaign:
15V340000
Summary:
Ford Moor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2011-2012 Ford Fusion vehicles without a 3.5L engine and Lincoln MKZ hybrid electric vehicles, 2011 Mercury Milan vehicles, 2011-2012 Ford Taurus, Ford Flex, Lincoln MKS, and Lincoln MKT vehicles equipped with a 3.5L GTDI engine and 2013 Ford Taurus, Ford Flex, Lincoln MKS, and Lincoln MKT vehicles equipped with any available engine. The affected vehicles have electric power steering assist systems that may shut down as a result of a steering motor sensor fault.
Consequence:
If the vehicle experiences a loss of power steering assist, extra steering effort will be required at lower speeds, increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.
Remedy:
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will check the Power Steering Control Module (PSCM) for Diagnostic Trouble Codes (DTC). If dealers find any loss of steering assist DTCs, the steering gear will be replaced, free of charge. If, no codes are found during the PSCM inspection, the PSCM software will be updated, free of charge. Interim notices were mailed to owners on July 20, 2015. Owners will receive a second notice when the remedy becomes available. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 15S18.