2010 FORD TAURUS SHO

Used Sedan - 2010 Ford Taurus SHO in Harriman, Tn

Price
$11,700
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    About This 2010 Ford Taurus SHO
    Vehicle Location:
    Harriman, Tn
    Year:
    2010
    Make:
    Ford
    Model:
    Taurus
    Trim:
    SHO
    Price:
    $11,700 
    Condition:
    Used
    Mileage:
    137,523
    Body Style:
    Sedan
    Exterior Color:
     White
    Interior Color:
     Black
    Doors:
    Four Door
    Stock Number:
    AD280B
    VIN:

    Fuel Economy Estimates
    City MPG
    17
    Miles Per Gallon
    Highway MPG
    25
    Combined MPG: 21
    Estimated Monthly Fuel Cost: $105.95*
    *Based on $1.78 per gallon and 15k miles per year.
    Actual costs may vary.
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    Seller's Description and Comments:

    This Ford Taurus has a dependable Turbocharged Gas V6 3.5L/213 engine powering this Automatic transmission. KBB.com Brand Image Awards. Universal garage door opener, Unique sport-tuned suspension, SYNC voice activated communications & entertainment system -inc: -inc: Bluetooth capability, steering wheel audio controls, USB port, audio input jack, 911 assist, vehicle health report, turn-by-turn navigation, real-time traffic *Traffic, directions & info services are subject to late availability*, Split dual chrome exhaust tips, SOS Post-Crash Alert System. 38 Carfax Service Records.*This Ford Taurus Features the Following Options *Solar tinted glass, Sliding front sunvisors w/illuminated visor vanity mirrors, SecuriLock passive anti-theft system, Satellite radio -inc: 6-month pre-paid subscription *N/A in AK or HI*, Safety Canopy front/rear curtain airbags system w/rollover sensor, Reverse sensing, Remote perimeter lighting, Remote keyless entry w/SecuriCode entry keypad, Rear window defroster, Rear view camera *Rearview mirror based. Displays through navigation system when 58Q Navigation System is ordered*, Rear spoiler, Rear seat reading lights, Rear seat heat ducts, Pwr windows w/driver one-touch up/down & front passenger controls, Pwr door locks.*Critics Agree *KBB.com Best 10 Family Vehicles. KBB.com Best Resale Value Awards. KBB.com 10 Most Comfortable Cars Under $30,000. KBB.com Brand Image Awards.*Stop By Today *Come in for a quick visit at Jerry Duncan Ford Lincoln Inc., 801 Roane St., Harriman, TN 37748 to claim your Ford Taurus!Come see why Jerry Duncan Ford Lincoln has been in business since 1975! We strive hard be to the easiest place to buy a vehicle in the area! We service customers from Harriman, Rockwood, Kingston, Oliver Springs, Oak Ridge, Knoxville, Sevierville, Spring City, Wartburg, Lenoir City, Sweetwater, Kingsport, Johnson City, Bristol, Crossville, Cookeville, Nashville, Memphis, Chattanooga, all of East Tennessee, across the Southeast and from all over the nation. For more information call us at 865-882-2434, and for more pictures of this vehicle as well as our complete inventory, visit us at www.JERRYDUNCANFORD.COM or www.JERRYDUNCANLINCOLN.COM. *See dealer for warranty and owner benefit details.

    Located at Jerry Duncan Ford, Lincoln, Inc. in Harriman, Tn.  Contact Jerry Duncan Ford, Lincoln, Inc. today for more information about this vehicle.

    Vehicle Options:

    • Turbocharged
    • All Wheel Drive
    • Power Steering
    • Abs
    • 4-wheel Disc Brakes
    • Brake Assist
    • Tires - Front Performance
    • Tires - Rear Performance
    • Aluminum Wheels
    • Temporary Spare Tire
    • Rear Spoiler
    • Hid Headlights
    • Automatic Headlights
    • Heated Mirrors
    • Power Mirror(s)
    • Mirror Memory
    • Intermittent Wipers
    • Am/fm Stereo
    • Cd Changer
    • Cd Player
    • Satellite Radio
    • Steering Wheel Audio Controls
    • Bluetooth Connection
    • Telematics
    • Auxiliary Audio Input
    • Navigation From Telematics
    • Power Driver Seat
    • Power Passenger Seat
    • Cloth Seats
    • Leather Seats
    • Bucket Seats
    • Seat Memory
    • Pass-through Rear Seat
    • Rear Bench Seat
    • Floor Mats
    • Adjustable Steering Wheel
    • Leather Steering Wheel
    • Power Door Locks
    • Keyless Entry
    • Keyless Start
    • Universal Garage Door Opener
    • Security System
    • Climate Control
    • Multi-zone A/c
    • Rear Defrost
    • Power Outlet
    • Auto-dimming Rearview Mirror
    • Driver Vanity Mirror
    • Passenger Vanity Mirror
    • Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror
    • Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror
    • Front Reading Lamps
    • Rear Reading Lamps
    • Traction Control
    • Driver Air Bag
    • Passenger Air Bag
    • Passenger Air Bag Sensor
    • Front Side Air Bag
    • Front Head Air Bag
    • Rear Head Air Bag
    • Rear Parking Aid
    • Back-up Camera
    • Child Safety Locks
    • Fuel Consumption: City: 17 Mpg
    • Fuel Consumption: Highway: 25 Mpg
    • Memorized Settings Including Door Mirror(s)
    • Memorized Settings For 2 Drivers
    • Driver Seat Memory
    • Remote
    • Digital Keypad Power Door Locks
    • Power Windows
    • Cruise Controls On Steering Wheel
    • Cruise Control
    • 4-wheel Abs Brakes
    • Front Ventilated Disc Brakes
    • 1st And 2nd Row Curtain Head Airbags
    • Passenger Airbag
    • Side Airbag
    • Rear Spoiler: Lip
    • Bluetooth Wireless Phone Connectivity
    • Digital Audio Input
    • In-dash 6-disc Cd Player
    • Sync
    • Mp3 Player
    • Sirius Am/fm/satellite Radio
    • Radio Data System
    • Sirius Satellite Radio(tm)
    • Speed Sensitive Audio Volume Control
    • Surround Audio
    • Total Number Of Speakers: 7
    • Twin Turbo
    • Braking Assist
    • Abs And Driveline Traction Control
    • Stability Control
    • Privacy Glass: Light
    • Painted Aluminum Rims
    • Wheel Diameter: 19
    • Wheel Width: 8
    • Leather Steering Wheel Trim
    • Leather/chrome Shift Knob Trim
    • Aluminum Dash Trim
    • Simulated Carbon Fibre Door Trim
    • Simulated Carbon Fibre Center Console Trim
    • Video Monitor Location: Front
    • Trip Computer
    • External Temperature Display
    • Tachometer
    • Manufacturer's 0-60mph Acceleration Time (seconds): 5.1 S
    • Driver's Side Electrochromatic Auto-dimming Mirrors
    • Power Remote Driver Mirror Adjustment
    • Heated Driver Mirror
    • Heated Passenger Mirror
    • Electrochromatic Rearview Mirror
    • Power Remote Passenger Mirror Adjustment
    • Dual Illuminated Vanity Mirrors
    • Compass
    • Remote Window Operation
    • Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
    • Power Remote Trunk Release
    • Front And Rear Reading Lights
    • Anti-theft Alarm System
    • Simulated Suede/leather Seat Upholstery
    • Bucket Front Seats
    • Rear Bench
    • Fold Forward Seatback Rear Seats
    • Rear Seats Center Armrest
    • Tilt And Telescopic Steering Wheel
    • Transmission Gear Shifting Controls On Steering Wheel
    • Speed-proportional Electric Power Steering
    • Suspension Class: Sport
    • Interior Air Filtration
    • Automatic Front Air Conditioning
    • Dual Front Air Conditioning Zones
    • Tire Pressure Monitoring System
    • Remote Activated Exterior Entry Lights
    • Cargo Area Light
    • Max Cargo Capacity: 20 Cu.ft.

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    2010 Ford Taurus Review

    This car review is specific to this model, not the actual vehicle for sale.
    2010 Ford Taurus
    All-new emotive flagship is impressive.

     

    Introduction
    The Ford Taurus is all-new for 2010. The 2010 Taurus is impressive, well-equipped and extremely competent, a charismatic full-size sedan that could establish Ford as America's premier auto manufacturer. The 2010 Ford Taurus comes with a Duratec V6, delivering a generous 263 horsepower and 249 pound-feet of torque.

     

    Also redesigned is the high-performance 2010 Taurus SHO, with a twin-turbocharged EcoBoost V6 rated at a breathtaking 365 horsepower and 350 pound-feet of torque. The SHO, which stands for Super High Output, delivers enough power and cornering poise to leave pricier Audi and Lexus models coughing in the dust.

     

    Dramatically different and advanced in comparison with the mildly pleasing previous version, the 2010 Taurus models offer brisk performance, precise and reassuring handling, lavish comfort, and a comprehensive occupant-safety package. The Taurus and Taurus SHO are the flagships of Ford's entire line. And since, at long last, sedans are once again outselling trucks nationally, Ford has every reason to be optimistic about the Taurus's role in Ford's future.

     

    We found the Taurus to be a responsive, comfortable, and protective family sedan, whether in SE, SEL or Limited trim. But this car is far more than a dull, utilitarian appliance.

     

    Ford refers to Taurus's world-car styling as emotive and bold. Its looks have magnetism and a sleekly contemporary appearance designed to win owners who take seriously how they appear to the outside world. Judged on price alone, this is no luxury car. Yet its visual impact will go a long way toward making its occupants feel very good about themselves. This is a car to be seen in.

     

    In the case of the Taurus, great looks don't prevent preclude brainpower. The Taurus is packed with innovative technology and electronics, beneficial driver-assistance provisions, and safety packages that outstrip import sedans costing half again more. Among these packages are comprehensive warning systems programmed to warn of obstacles front, side and rear, a boon in crowded parking lots. A brilliant adaptive cruise control system lets the driver relax on the highway, while it automatically controls the gap to the car ahead. Beyond the new technology, impressive as it is, it will still be the car's over-the-road driving character that determines its ultimate worth.

     

    We drove both the Taurus and Taurus SHO along a lengthy route of highways, then put in a demanding day in the twisty hill country of Tennessee. The Taurus proved an altogether exemplary world sedan, while the SHO was a full-bore, high-revving demon, taming difficult roads with racecar grace.

     

    The 2010 Ford Taurus comes standard with a 3.5-liter V6, six-speed automatic transmission and front-wheel drive.

     

    Lineup
    Taurus SE ($25,170) comes with cloth upholstery, air conditioning manually controlled with air filter, six-way driver seat, 60/40 split-folding rear seat, tilt/telescoping steering wheel with audio and cruise controls, AM/FM/CD/MP3 audio with six speakers, three auxiliary power points, message center with trip computer, programmable performance-limiting key, illuminated visor mirrors, power windows with driver one-touch up/down, black exterior mirrors, rear window defroster, capless fuel filler, chrome exhaust tips, halogen headlamps with automatic windshield wiper activation, remote keyless entry, keyless entry keypad, floor mats, 17-inch wheels.

     

    Taurus SEL ($27,170) adds six-speed paddle shifters, body-color heated exterior mirrors, 18-inch wheels, Sirius Satellite Radio, message center with trip computer and compass, auto-dimming mirror, leather-wrapped shifter knob and steering wheel, anti-theft perimeter alarm. Taurus SEL AWD ($29,020) is equipped the same but includes all-wheel drive.

     

    Taurus Limited ($31,170) upgrades with leather-trimmed seats with 10-way power in both front seats, driver seat memory, leather-wrapped steering wheel with wood inlay, woodgrain applique, SYNC hands-free communications and entertainment, 6CD changer, universal garage opener, global-open window controls, chrome mirrors and taillamps, ambient interior lighting, cargo net, mirror with microphone, reverse sensing system, 19-inch chromed aluminum wheels. Limited AWD ($33,020) adds all-wheel drive.

     

    Options include voice-activated navigation with Sirius Travel Link ($1995), adaptive cruise control ($1195), leather-trimmed seats for SEL ($1395), multi-contoured front seats ($595), rear window power sunshade, auto high beam headlamps, rain-sensing wipers, power moonroof ($895), cargo organizer, remote start ($395), all-weather floor mats, 12-speaker Sony audio, adjustable pedals with memory. (All New Car Test Drive prices are Manufacturers Suggested Retail Prices and do not include destination charge.)

     

    Taurus SHO ($37,170) features a 3.5-liter twin-turbocharged EcoBoost V6, all-wheel drive, electric power-assist steering, sports suspension, high-intensity discharge headlamps, rear spoiler, 19-inch premium wheels, door-trim color matched to seats, SHO floor mats, push-button start, aluminum pedals, leather seats with Miko suede inserts, leather steering wheel with perforated insert. The SHO Performance Package ($995) includes performance brake pads, EPAS-calibrated steering, ECS Track Mode/True Off, 3.16 final drive ratio, 20-inch painted wheels with 245/45YR20 performance summer tires.

     

    Safety features include dual front airbags, front-seat side-impact airbags, and canopy airbags, collision warning with brake support, blind spot information system with cross-traffic alert, tire-pressure monitoring system, electronic stability control, anti-lock brakes, SOS post-crash alert, traction control, reverse sensing system, anchors for child seats. All-wheel drive is available.

     

    Walkaround
    The new Taurus is a thoroughly American design, yet it owes almost nothing to the long, ponderous line of over-styled American sedans of the past. Its styling is exciting and chic, more than a match for any foreign competitors in its price class or even for competitors that cost a good deal more. Even in its most mundane models, it has an aggressive, ready-to-go demeanor.

     

    The signature three-bar grille on the Taurus wraps around to sleek, swept-back headlamp complexes. The expression on this car's face is a wry glint that says, this car knows what it's doing.

     

    The side panels are muscular and handsomely sculpted, while the side profile shows a distant similarity to the currently fashionable Audi family. The only peculiarity is the odd bullet-head of chrome on the front fender sides just ahead of the front-door cut. Isolated where it is, it's a tic that Ford styling could do without.

     

    At the rear, the car's lines feature another pair of sleek lamp complexes, tied together with a gleaming horizontal chrome strip. On the Taurus SHO, the upper lip of the trunk is adorned with the inevitable spoiler, but with the speed a SHO can generate, you may need the extra downforce.

     

    Particularly in the upper reaches of the model line, handsome wheels bring the Taurus's profile brightly to life. In the Limited and SHO versions, big 19-inch wheels and tires give the Taurus a resolutely competitive look.

     

    A key element of the SHO formula is the subtlety of its unique exterior design cues. The SHO is distinguished from other Taurus models by special wheels, decklid spoiler, twin exhaust tips, unique grille work and unique parking lamp bezels.

     

    Interior
    Inside, the new Ford Taurus is roomy, comfortable, and quiet. The dashboard takes an unusual form. Its upper surface is a broad, downward-curving shape that behaves almost like a sunshade over the dash's cascade of equipment and gauges. The gauges have a fresh, modern look, and all instrument lights are fully lit at all times. This is important, because so many cars dim their instruments in daylight, enough so that in high sun, the gauges and readouts are unreadable. For this bright decision, give Ford an A-plus.

     

    The Taurus paddle shifters are based on the BMW paradigm, with shifters on both sides of the wheel, a pull of the forefinger granting an upshift and a push of the thumb yielding a downshift. The six-speed transmission, present in all models, works remarkably well, especially in the SHO, which is spec-ed to provide still-faster gear changes than the normal Taurus. However, this writer prefers the Ferrari paradigm, where the paddle on one side of the wheel summons an upshift, and downshifts are summoned at the opposite side of the wheel. This is simpler and more intuitive. Functionally speaking, however, the Ford system works beautifully.

     

    The Taurus is fully equipped with the usual Ford interconnectivity. Sirius Satellite with Travel Link provides a broad range of information about the environment, everything from weather radar to gas prices to movie start times.

     

    Onboard radar gives you collision warning on the road when a car ahead is getting too close, then automatically executes full braking force the instant you step on the brake pedal. Similarly, it warns you when a car is in your blind spot on multi-lane roads, preventing lane-change accidents. And backing out of a spot in a parking lot, the car warns you if any car is approaching from the rear or either side, or if a child or small object is behind where you can't see it.

     

    Adaptive cruise control lets you set your speed in highway traffic, while it measures your distance to cars ahead and automatically slows to prevent a collision. Then when your way ahead is clear, the cruise control just as automatically returns you to your programmed cruising speed. This full range of technologies is offered in no other family sedan within the Taurus price range.

     

    The seats are lavishly comfortable, with one exception: In order to achieve its full five-star rating in crash protection, which it successfully did, the front seat headrests lean slightly forward. (In the test, this position yields zero head movement, a requirement of the five-star rating.) We resorted to reclining the seat a little more than normal to get the headrest away from the back of our head. This is not our preference. To soothe our nerves, we indulged in the excellent Active Motion massage cycling, delivered by massagers within the seat cushions and seatbacks.

     

    The climate-control system was vigorous and more than adequate, and the optional Sony 12-speaker audio was superb. In addition, an available CD Jukebox system allows storage of over 100 CDs. The controls switchgear was uniformly excellent, with a luxurious soft touch that connotes luxury.

     

    The voice-operated navigation and other prompts took a moment to get used to (you need to learn the right vocabulary) but it worked really well when operated as designed.

     

    This is a roomy car. In the matter of interior volume, the Taurus earns its standing as a full-size sedan, delivering total passenger volume of 102.2 cu. ft. It's big on the outside, too, though its deft styling makes it seem slightly less so. All in all, the Taurus interior is generous, comfortable, extremely quiet and pleasing to be aboard.

     

    Cargo space is a massive 20.1 cubic feet of trunk volume.

     

    Driving Impression
    While driving, we found the Ford Taurus to be a thoroughly satisfying family sedan. It is not fast by street-racing standards, but it is by no means underpowered, either. For daily driving and the commuter wars, it more than holds its own. And taken out into canyon country where the roads weave and wind, its handling has the alert, sporty liveliness that has recently become a Ford trademark.

     

    Power from the 263-hp 3.5-liter Duratec V6 is smooth, progressive and entirely suitable for daily transportation. It's even been exhaust-tuned to deliver a satisfying little growl under acceleration, confirming to the driver that this is a serious road car. And there is no tacky sudden throttle tip-in here.

     

    Taurus ride quality is nicely damped and comfortable. It transmits information from the road accurately to keep the driver informed, but it soaks up road irregularities skillfully. And taken through a series of corners, the Taurus exhibits only moderate roll. It feels well planted and ready for your next move at any instant.

     

    Large four-wheel disc brakes bring the Taurus to a powerful halt. Admirable. The name Audi keeps coming up around the new Taurus, but that is unavoidable. The Taurus has an Audi-like feel on the road, which is a very good thing. Better still, it costs about $20,000 less than the luxury Audi A6 it refers to.

     

    Taurus SHO offers an entirely different world. Every one of the Taurus's virtues is doubled in this mighty performance sedan. It's the ultimate sleeper in today's market. With standard all-wheel drive, twin turbocharging and a nearly instantaneous 365 horsepower and 350 pound-feet of torque on tap from the EcoBoost V6, the SHO simply rages ahead.

     

    Touch the shift paddles, and it switches gears in the blink of an eye. Then turn the car into a corner at high speed, and its specially calibrated shock absorbers and nearly non-existent body roll instill a feeling of precise control, something that could not be said of early SHO models.

     

    Veering into the next corner, the SHO's brakes, with standard ABS, electronic stability control and traction control, give the car phenomenal poise and tightly controlled dynamics. This blue-blood American performance sedan is a worthy competitor when pitted against any others, from Audi up or down.

     

    Perhaps the most enticing thing about the SHO is, it doesn't wear the boy-racer outfit of so many performance sedans. Indeed you must know where to look simply to identify this car as the special Taurus. We like that.


     

    Summary
    The Ford Taurus is a full-size sedan that should make Detroit proud of itself once more. This is a mature, comprehensively engineered, and lavishly equipped world car. And its big sister, the SHO, is one of the great performance sedans of the day.

     

    Ted West filed this report to NewCarTestDrive.com after his drive of the Taurus and SHO models in North Carolina and Tennessee.

     

    Model Lineup
    Ford Taurus SE ($25,170); SEL ($27,170); Limited ($31,170); SHO ($37,170).

     

    Assembled In
    Chicago.

     

    Options As Tested
    Option Group 201A ($700) includes SYNC hands-free communications and entertainment system, reverse sensing system; Option Group 202A ($2,500) includes ambient interior lighting, intelligent access with pushbutton Start, power-adjustable pedals, Sony 12-speaker audio, 19-inch aluminum wheels with P255/45VR19 all-season tires; power moonroof ($895); multi-contour massage seats ($595); metallic paint ($495).

     

    Model Tested
    Ford Taurus SEL ($27,170).The 2010 Taurus is Ford's new flagship that offers full-size car interior dimensions, luxury car interior quietness, a top safety rating as well as advanced technology, to give it's owners confidence on the road. The front-wheel or all-wheel drive Taurus is powered by a 263-hp 3.5-liter direct injection V6 engine and six-speed automatic transmission with the option of steering wheel mounted paddle shifters. The Taurus redesign also marks the return of the SHO performance model, powered by a twin-turbo version of the 3.5-liter V6, it produces 365-hp and channels that through standard all-wheel drive and a paddle-shifted six-speed automatic transmission. Standard safety features include electronic stability and traction control, four-wheel anti-lock brakes, six airbags, ignition disable and post-crash SOS alert. There are many kinds of technology features available such as Cross Traffic Alert, Collision Warning, MyKey parental features, SYNC, capless refueling, touch-pad keyless entry, adaptive cruise control, blind spot detection, rain-sensing wipers and intelligent keyless entry. For 2010, the Taurus has been completely restyled inside and out with an all-new sculpted and athletic exterior.


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    801 Roane Street
    Harriman, Tn. 37748

    Contact: Sales Manager

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