After a hiatus during which it was known as the Five Hundred, the Taurus returned to the marketplace. A new engine made this revised Taurus quicker and more responsive, but fuel economy took a hit. Still, all of the attributes that made the car beloved in the first place returned.

Overall Owner Satisfaction

Consumer Reports’ Annual Owner Satisfaction Survey can improve the chances of finding a compatible car match. How? Our survey data reveals whether, all things considered, owners would buy the same car again. The answer to that question is what determines our owner-satisfaction rating, which is a powerful piece of intel because it predicts how well a particular model will satisfy other owners.

Overall Owner Satisfaction

Owner Satisfaction with:

Driving Experience

Includes acceleration and handling

What Owners Say

"Very impressed with the acceleration of this car. Also want to mention that this is the smoothest driving car I've ever driven."

Anonymous, MN (2009 Ford Taurus)


Includes seats, climate control, noise, and ride

What Owners Say

"Don't get tired when we go on long trips. Extremely comfortable."

JOHN G., SC (2009 Ford Taurus)


Did you get what you wanted relative to the price you paid?

What Owners Say

"I bought it as a certified used vehicle (5000 miles) from the dealer and saved $10- to $12,000 off list price. This was a big, big factor. Previous car was also a Ford Taurus (1993), so I keep the cars for many years."

JACK W., TX (2009 Ford Taurus)
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