2018 Ford Taurus Review in Countryside, IL

2018 Ford Taurus parked outside of a restaurant

Are you looking to upgrade your daily drive with a sleek and powerful sedan? The 2018 Ford Taurus is the perfect full-sized option to get through weekday traffic and weekend errands with ease. Whether you're looking for a powerful performance, advanced technology, or premium amenities, the 2018 Ford Taurus has the key features you expect from a full-sized sedan. Browse the new sedan inventory at our Ford dealership in Countryside, IL for available 2018 Taurus trims.

 A 2018 Ford Taurus driving down the road 

2018 Ford Taurus: Performance

With the 2018 Ford Taurus, the performance you'll receive is entirely up to you. Choose between two dynamic V6 engines and discover sport-tuned suspension and all-wheel drive on certain trim packages. Performance specs and features include:


3.5L Ti-VCT V6

3.5L EcoBoost® V6


288 HP @ 6,500 RPM

365 HP @ 5,500 RPM


254 lb.-ft. @ 4,000 RPM

350 lb.-ft. @ 1,500-5,000 RPM

MPG (city/hwy)

18/27 (FWD)

17/24 (AWD)



6-speed SelectShift® automatic

6-speed SelectShift® automatic with paddle shifter activation


Front-wheel drive (Std.)

All-wheel drive (Opt.)

All-wheel drive (Std.)

The SHO trim package elevates the Ford Taurus to the next level with a host of impressive features including:

  • Performance brake pads
  • Sport-calibrated electric power-assisted steering
  • High-rated springs, tuned shocks, and stiffer stabilizer bars and rear suspension
  • AdvanceTrac® electronic stability control
  • 15 final drive ratio
  • Performance summer tires
  • Larger front and rear brake rotors
  • Cooling pack
  • Tire inflator and sealant kit
  The dashboard of the 2018 Ford Taurus 

2018 Ford Taurus: Technology

Get access to some of the most state-of-the-art technologies available in your new 2018 Ford Taurus. From infotainment to audio systems, you'll fully enjoy your time in this unsurpassable sedan. Standard and optional technology features include:

  • SYNC® 3 infotainment system with voice-activated technology
  • Intelligent Access with push-button start
  • MyKey®
  • Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ compatibility
  • FordPass™
  • SiriusXM Traffic and Travel Link®
  • Sony® audio system with Clear Phase® and Live Acoustic
The interior of the 2018 Ford Taurus 

2018 Ford Taurus: Interior

Wrap yourself in the highest quality materials and amenities in the new 2018 Ford Taurus. There's no denying that the Ford Taurus has the incredible interior design you're looking for, so take a look below to explore available features.

  • Heated and cooled front seats
  • Cloth-wrapped front, center, and rear pillars
  • Insulation in the engine and cabin for peace and quiet
  • SHO interior - charcoal black leather-trimmed seats, Mayon Gray Miko® inserts, aluminum pedals, woven aluminum applique, floor mats with SHO embroidery, and a leather-wrapped steering wheel
  • Ambient lighting
  • Dual-zone climate control
 A 2018 Ford Taurus using active park assist 

2018 Ford Taurus: Safety

Do you worry about the unpredictable habits of other drivers? Strengthen your peace of mind with the 2018 Ford Taurus. This sedan has the advanced safety innovations you're looking for. Ford Taurus safety features include:

  • BLIS® Blind Spot Information System
  • Adaptive cruise control
  • Active park assist
  • Lane-Keeping System
  • Personal Safety System® (standard)
  • Individual Tire Pressure Monitoring System
  • SOS Post-Crash Alert System™

If you're interested in taking home the 2018 Taurus, schedule a test drive at our Ford dealership in Countryside, IL to experience it for yourself. For more information contact the Westfield Ford team by sending us a message or calling (877) 470-0298 to speak with a product specialist directly.

A 2018 Ford Taurus driving down the highway 

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