2016 Ford Taurus Athens GA

2016 Ford Taurus Athens GA

When you are searching for a solid large sedan with a long history of delivering on quality, it is wise to check out the 2016 Ford Taurus near Athens GA. This sedan offers excellent handling, multiple engine options, and always the highest quality of interior materials. A stylishly designed interior gives it the sporty feel of a coupe in a sedan form, and the exterior of the Taurus is confident without skimping on style. It is available in SE, SEL, Limited, and sport-optimized SHO trim levels to meet various driver demands and provide top satistaction for any buyer.

The handling of the 2016 Ford Taurus is solid, without leaving any doubt that drivers have a solid machine under their hands. The brakes are firm and responsive, and the Taurus received a five start overall rating from the NHTSA for crash testing safety. This sedan is also available with cutting edge driver assistance features like Curve Control, which helps adjust power outputs so that drivers can precisely control their turns. Other optional safety features which rely on cameras and radar include adaptive cruise control, forward collision alerts, blind spot monitoring, and rear cross traffic alerts.

Ford SYNC 3 on the 2016 Ford Taurus

Ford SYNC 3

For 2016, the Ford Taurus comes equipped with the latest Ford SYNC 3 system, which allows even more advanced vehicle and smartphone connectivity. Through that system, which connects to devices via either Bluetooth or USB ports, drivers can control vehicle functions, including the premium six-speaker sound system.


2016 Ford Taurus luggage space

Luggage Space

Each 2016 Ford Taurus comes standard with elegant comfort features, soft-touch surfaces, and plenty of space for cargo and passengers. Three adults can fit in the back, and the trunk can hold a staggering twenty cubic feet of cargo. That's multiple suitcases  and any other luggage drivers and passengers may need.


All-wheel drive on the 2016 Ford Taurus

All-Wheel Drive

The SEL with the V6 engine and Limited models are available with all-wheel drive capability. This system allows the vehicle to drive normally as an all-wheel drive system until increased traction and stability are required, like for ice or heavy rain. The all-wheel drive then reroutes power to the rear wheels.

Dashboard view 2016 Ford Taurus
Comfortable front seating 2016 Ford Taurus
2016 Ford Taurus rear seating for three passengers
2016 Ford Taurus driver assistance features

Get the 2016 Ford Taurus near Athens GA

The 2016 Ford Taurus near Athens GA comes standard with a 3.5-liter V6 engine rated for 288-horsepower. Outfitted with technology like variable camshaft timing, this engine delivers responsive acceleration at a variety of speeds with resonable fuel economy. Paddle shifters come on the SEL and Limited trim levels. A 2.0-liter turbocharged Ecoboost four-cylinder engine is optional, and delivers on improved mileage with impressive performance. The elite SHO trim comes with a turbocharged 3.5-liter V6 which offers 350 pound-feet of torque over a wide rpm range for sporty acceleration and handling. These engines are rated 23 mpg, 26 mpg and 20 mpg respectively for combined city and highway driving.

Standard features in the 2016 Taurus include a rearview camera and a power driver's seat. Moving up to the next level SEL trim nets a leather-wrapped steering wheel, automatic climate control, remote keyless entry with an easy push button start, and satellite radio. One of the more interesting available features on the new Taurus is the Ford MyKey, which allows parents to program one of the keys to the family car so that a young driver cannot exceed the speed limit, or play music too loud, and will be giving mulitple warnings about needing a fuel refill.

For more information on the 2016 Ford Taurus near Athens GA, contact Akins Ford today directly or by filling out the form on this page.

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