Ford Taurus Review from Saudi Arabia

1988 Ford Taurus L 3.0L V6

Year of manufacture1988
First year of ownership1988
Most recent year of ownership2002
Engine and transmission 3.0L V6 Automatic
Performance marks 7 / 10
Reliability marks 4 / 10
Comfort marks 9 / 10
Dealer Service marks 8 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 3 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
6.2 / 10
Distance when acquired0 kilometres
Most recent distance160000 kilometres
Previous carCadillac Fleetwood

Summary:

The fix or repair daily car!

Faults:

The engine head gasket blew at 100,000km.

Transmission got fixed once and still got problems.

The engine overheats.

Rear brakes leaked oil and then failed.

Many electrical parts needed replacing including (cooling fan, voltage regulator and relays).

Power steering leaks oil.

The air-conditioner leaks.

Repaired radiator twice.

New starter and fuel pump.

Engine mounts.

Water pump leaked coolant.

General Comments:

The seats are comfortable and made of good quality materials.

The dashboard has many cracks in it.

This car is not appropriate for long distance driving because it is unreliable.

The check-engine gauge lights up all the time.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? No

Review Date: 14th July, 2002

Average review marks: 6.2 / 10, based on 1 review