2016 Ford Mustang vs. 2016 Ford Taurus

2016 Mustang Premium Convertible 

Are you looking for a high performance car in the Arlington Heights and Schaumburg area? You might be trying to decide between the 2016 Ford Taurus and the 2016 Ford Mustang, both of which have plenty of power and Ford technology. But which one is right for your needs? Arlington Heights Ford can help you decide!


 

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Taurus Power

2016 Ford Taurus LimitedThe 2016 Taurus offers a choice of three engines. You can choose the base 3.5L V6 engine, which comes with a Ti-VCT (twin independent variable cam shaft timing) mechanism and a sequential multi-port electronic fuel injection system for a smooth and steady stream of power. It produces 288 hp and 254 lb-ft of torque, and is available with front-wheel drive or all-wheel drive. It's paired with a 6-speed electronically controlled SelectShift transmission with automatic overdrive, and gets up to 27 mpg highway. You can also choose the 3.5L V6 engine, which comes with EcoBoost technology for more power without a corresponding drain on engine fuel efficiency. It's twin-turbocharged with direct fuel injection for more power when you need it, and produces an impressive 365 hp and 350 lb-ft of torque. It comes with standard all-wheel drive, and with its paddle-activated transmission it gets up to 24 mpg highway. Finally, the 2.0L EcoBoost 4-cylinder engine produces up to 240 hp and 270 lb-ft of torque with a single turbocharged direct fuel injection system.

 
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Mustang Power

2016 Ford MustangThe 2016 Ford Mustang is built for incredible speed and power. You'll get a choice of three primary engines (besides the Shelby GT trims). The base engine is a 3.7L V6 engine with Ti-VCT and sequential multi-port electronic fuel injection for a consistent and powerful stream of energy, which produces 300 hp and 280 lb-ft of torque. It comes with a choice of 6-speed manual transmission or a 6-speed SelectShift automatic transmission with paddle shifters, and gets up to 28 mpg highway. You can also choose the EcoBoost engine, which is a 2.3L 4-cylinder with turbocharged direct fuel injection for power on demand. It produces 310 hp and 320 lb-ft of torque, and gets up to 32 mpg highway. Finally, the GT engine is a powerful 5.0L V8 engine with Ti-VCT and sequential multi-port fuel injection. It produces an incredible 435 hp and 400 lb-ft of torque, and gets 25 mpg highway.

 
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Taurus Advantages

2016 Ford Taurus SHOThe 2016 Ford Taurus is built to provide great power and sporty performance to families, designed with a wide and assertive stance that provides a sense of stability along with stylish and sleek design cues. The uniquely dynamic lines of the grille and distinctive rear spoiler give the Taurus an unmistakable look that adds aerodynamic power and stability to your drive. The sport-tuned suspension includes unique shock absorbers for excellent cornering agility and steering responsiveness, not to mention the stability you want in your family car. You'll also get plenty of safety and driver awareness features such as rear parking sensor aids and adaptive cruise control.

Inside, the leather-trimmed seats include extended thigh support and a bolster contour for more comfort, along with rolling massage lumbar support to reduce driver fatigue on long journeys. You'll get heated and cooled front seats along with heated rear seats, and a heated leather-wrapped steering wheel for the comfort of your hands. Ambient lighting is available in seven colors for your enjoyment. You'll get technology such as in-vehicle navigation with Sirius XM travel and traffic information in real time, along with a 12-speaker audio system from Sony with high definition sound and iTunes tagging.

 
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Mustang Advantages

2016 Mustang GT Premium FastbackThe 2016 Ford Mustang is made for speed and power. You'll get features like launch control, which ensures a consistent and smooth start in any driving condition by integrating the brakes, traction control, and powertrain. The electric line lock keeps the front brakes locked and the rear brakes loose so you can spin your wheels to enhance your grip and acceleration before takeoff without having to carefully balance the gas and brake. You'll also get selectable drive modes for normal, snow, sport, and track driving conditions. The MagneRide damping system reduces body roll and improves road feel by adjusting magnetic energy to provide perfect damping for just the right amount of control with plenty of comfort. Finally, you'll get Mustang-unique Track Apps, which provide plenty of options for taking your 'Stang out on the track with six menu options, measurements for G-force, acceleration time tracking, and plenty of ways to compare your performance with your top times, most recent and saved results, brake performance, and more!

 
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Which Car is Right For You?

Mustang GTIf you're looking for a comfortable family car that delivers great performance, the 2016 Ford Taurus might just be for you, with its convenient features and strong engine. The 2016 Ford Mustang is made for speed, and has plenty of features for spirited performance that make it perfect for dedicated sport drivers.

 
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Ready to pick your favorite Ford car? Arlington Heights Ford can help! Call us at (847) 870-1300 or come by 801 W Dundee Rd, Arlington Heights for a test drive.

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