2008 Ford Taurus X SEL 4dr Front-wheel Drive Automatic

Select Transmission:

Automatic Manual

Engine Type

Gas V6

MPG (City/Highway)

16/24

Safety Ratings

MSRP

$27,030

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Summary

The 2008 Ford Taurus X SEL is a midsize SUV with a 3.5L V6 engine that produces 263 horsepower. It comes with a 6-speed automatic transmission and 4-wheel anti-lock brakes for added safety. The vehicle is equipped with side seat mounted airbags and a Safety Canopy System that provides overhead airbags for all three rows of seating. The Taurus X SEL also has features such as air conditioning, 17″ alloy wheels, cruise control, ABS and driveline traction control, and an AdvanceTrac stability control system. Overall, it offers a combination of power, safety, and comfort for a enjoyable driving experience.

2008 Ford Taurus X SEL 4dr Front-wheel Drive Automatic price

Invoice price

$24,942

Delivery charges

$800

MSRP

$27,030

Total price

$27,830

This is the basic version without any options added, check the Window Sticker for more accurate package and detailed information.

NHTSA Crash Test Overall Ratings

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2008 Ford Taurus X SEL 4dr Front-wheel Drive Automatic warranty

Basic (months/miles)

Months: 36

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Miles: 36,000

Corrosion perforation (months/miles)

Months: 60

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Months: 60

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Miles: 60,000

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2008 Ford Taurus X SEL 4dr Front-wheel Drive Automatic Colors

Interior Colors
Camel w/Cloth Bucket Seats
Medium Light Stone w/Cloth Bucket Seats
Camel w/Perforated Leather-Trimmed Bucket Seats
Medium Light Stone w/Perforated Leather-Trimmed Bucket Seats
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Exterior Colors
Dark Ink Blue Clearcoat Metallic
Titanium Green Clearcoat Metallic
Merlot Clearcoat Metallic
Alloy Clearcoat Metallic
Silver Birch Clearcoat Metallic...
Light Ice Blue Clearcoat Metallic
Dune Pearl Clearcoat Metallic
Light Sage Clearcoat Metallic
Black Clearcoat
Oxford White Clearcoat

Engine

Type Gas V6
Engine Size 3.50 l
Cylinders Configuration V6
Displacement 3,500 cc
Drive Type FWD
Horsepower 263 hp @ 6,250 rpm
Torque 249 lb.ft @ 4,500 rpm
Engine Location Front
Valves 24
Compression 10.3
Stroke 3.50 in
Bore 3.60 in

Fuel

Type Gasoline
Tank Capacity 19 gal

Mileage

EPA City Economy 16
EPA Highway Economy 24
EPA Combined Economy 19
Cruising Range City 285 mi
Cruising Range Highway 418 mi

Transmission

Type
Automatic
Number Of Speeds
6
Description
6 Speed Automatic
First Gear Ratio
4.48
Second Gear Ratio
2.87
Third Gear Ratio
1.84
Fourth Gear Ratio
1.41
Fifth Gear Ratio
1
Sixth Gear Ratio
0.74
Reverse Gear Ratio
2.88
Final Drive Axle Ratio
3.16

Powertrain

Doors

Doors 4

Seating

Number Of Seats 7
Max Seating Capacity 7

Wheels

Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Front Wheel Size 17 x -TBD- in
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size 17 x -TBD- in
Spare Wheel Size 17 x -TBD- in

Exterior dimensions

Overall Length 200.31 in
Overall Width 74.88 in
Max Width Without Mirrors 74.90 in
Overall Height 67.60 in
Track Width Front 64.60 in
Track Width Rear 65 in
Wheelbase 112.91 in

Interior dimensions

Passenger Volume 146.20 cu.ft
Front Head Room 39.40 in
Rear Head Room 39.70 in
Third Row Head Room 38.60 in
Front Shoulder Room 58.50 in
Rear Shoulder Room 58 in
Third Row Shoulder Room 50.80 in
Third Row Hip Room 45.90 in
Front Leg Room 40.80 in
Rear Leg Room 40.40 in
Third Row Leg Room 33.40 in
Cargo Volume 16 cu.ft
Max Cargo Volume 86 cu.ft
Cargo Volume To Seat1 85.50 cu.ft
Cargo Volume To Seat2 47 cu.ft
Cargo Volume To Seat3 20.80 cu.ft

Weights

Curb Weight Base 4,203 lb

Steering

Type Power Rack & Pinion
Overall Ratio 16.10
Turns To Turns Ratio 3.20
Turning Diameter Curb To Curb 40 ft
Turning Radius Curb To Curb 20 ft

Trailering

Max Tongue Dead Weight Hitch 200 lb
Max Trailer Dead Weight Hitch 2,000 lb
Max Tongue Weigth Distributing Hitch 200 lb
Max Trailer Weigth Distributing Hitch 2,000 lb

Braking

Type Power
Primary Abs System 4-Wheel
Front Disc Yes
Rear Disc Yes
Front Brake Rotor Dia 12.40 in
Rear Brake Rotor Dia 13 in

Tires

Front Tire Size P215/65R17
Rear Tire Size P215/65R17
Spare Tire Size T135/90D17
Spare Tire Size T135/90D17

Suspensions

Front Type Macpherson Strut
Front Type Extended Stabilizer Bar
Rear Type Multilink
Rear Type Extended Stabilizer Bar

Emissions

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    Campaign ID; 16V247000

    Component Air Bags

    Recall 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."

    Recall Consequences

    An Improperly Inflated Air Bag Increases The Risk Of Injury In The Event Of A Crash.

    Recall 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.

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