2018 Ford Taurus Driving Towards a City

Performance Features on the 2018 Ford Taurus

Thanks to advancements in engine technology, the 2018 Ford Taurus may just be the most capable Taurus yet.

The Ford Taurus has always been one of the most powerful sedans on the road, and thanks to its available engine options, the 2018 Taurus might just be the most powerful model to date. Pairing with these engines are advancements in all-wheel drive systems, sport-tuned suspensions, and much more. Join your friends here at Sherwood Ford as we take a look at a couple of these engine options as we talk about some of the performance features on the 2018 Taurus.

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2018 Taurus Standard Engine


Coming standard on most 2018 Taurus trim levels is a 3.5L Ti-VCT V6 engine. This engine features twin independent variable camshaft timing controls that function to optimize the overall performance of the Taurus. With a Government of Canada-estimated rating of 8.7L/100 km on the highway, this engine will surely provide you with the fuel efficiency you’ve been dreaming about. In addition to being very efficient, this engine cranks out up to 288 horsepower!


2018 Taurus Available Engine


Available on most 2018 Taurus trim levels, and standard on the Taurus SHO is a 3.5L EcoBoost® engine. This innovative engine combines two different technologies to power your drive. Turbocharging and direct-injection technology come together to ensure that every single drop of fuel consumed by the engine is turned into performance-boosting power. Speaking of power, this beast of an engine allows the 2018 Taurus to provide a robust 365 horsepower and an eye-popping 350 lb-ft of torque.


Available EcoBoost® Engine Inside a 2018 Ford Taurus
2018 Ford Taurus Driving Through the Mountains


2018 Taurus Torque Vectoring Control


Standard on all Taurus models, the Torque Vectoring Control and Curve Control system utilize the vehicle’s braking system to emulate the effects of a torque-vectoring differential. That means as you accelerate through corners, the brakes will be applied to the front inside wheel so more engine torque goes to the outside wheel giving it more grip.


If you’d like to learn more about the 2018 Taurus, come on over to our dealership and take a look at one for yourself! While you’re here, our knowledgeable and friendly team members will be more than happy to tell you about the Taurus, and answer any questions that you may have. Before you leave your house, make sure you schedule a test drive so you’ll know that the keys will be ready and waiting when you get here!

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