2017 Ford Taurus vs 2017 Chevrolet Impala
The Ford Taurus has been a mainstay in the Ford model lineup for a long, long time. And with good reason, too. It’s got everything you could ever want in a large sedan. And the 2017 Ford Taurus continues that tradition. Featuring the choice between three powerful and efficient engines, a spacious interior and a comprehensive suite of advanced new safety, technology, comfort and convenience features, the 2017 Taurus is better than ever.
But you don’t spend as much time at the top of the large sedan segment as the Ford Taurus has without seeing a slew of competitors come forward to challenge you for your crown. One such competitor is the 2017 Chevrolet Impala. But does the new Impala have what it takes to overcome the Taurus? Let’s take a closer look at both models and find out.
|2017 Ford Taurus||VS||2017 Chevrolet Impala|
|288 HP||Horsepower||196 HP|
|254 lb-ft.||Torque||186 lb-ft.|
|18 MPG||City Gas Mileage||19 MPG|
|27 MPG||Highway Gas Mileage||28 MPG|
2017 Ford Taurus: More Powerful and Just as Fuel Efficient
As you can see from the table, the 2017 Chevy Impala gets slightly better gas mileage than the 2017 Ford Taurus by offering one more mile per gallon in the city and one more mile per gallon on the highway. While fuel efficiency is important, that one additional mile per gallon isn’t enough to actually make a difference when it comes to saving money at the pump.
What really sets the new Ford Taurus apart from the new Impala is the power it offers. The 2017 Taurus can pump out 288 horsepower and 254 pound-feet of torque, while the 2017 Impala can only offer 196 horsepower and 186 pound-feet of torque. Considering the closeness of the two models in terms of fuel economy, that additional power is incredibly impressive.
In the end, with its superior power and comparable gas mileage, the 2017 Ford Taurus is the clear choice. If you’d like to know more about the new Taurus, just get in touch with our helpful Akins Ford staff near Atlanta, Georgia.