2016 Ford Taurus Bronze Fire Metallic

Sometimes you want a sedan that moves like a sports car. That's what you'll get when you bring the 2016 Ford Taurus home to Schaumburg. This new model is packed with all the performance features you could want in a vehicle, and they will certainly impress you from the moment you get behind the wheel. You're your pick between a pair of V6 engines and a turbocharged inline-four, and take a look at what this model brings to the road at Arlington Heights Ford.

Engine Options

The 2016 Ford Taurus comes standard with a 3.5L V6 engine that delivers 288 hp and 254 lb-ft of torque. Twin independent variable camshaft timing controls the valves to enhance performance and efficiency, which helps this vehicle achieve up to an EPA-estimated 29 mpg highway.

The Taurus SHO comes standard with a turbocharged 3.5L V6 EcoBoost engine that combines that generates a commanding output of 365 hp and 350 lb-ft of torque for more power. It can move from 0 to 60 mph in only 5.8 seconds.

Finally, the available turbocharged 2.0L inline-four EcoBoost engine offers 240 hp and 270 lb-ft of torque. This model combines features twin independent variable camshaft timing and gets an EPA-estimated 32 mpg highway.

Driving Dynamics

2016 Ford Taurus Side Rear in Blue

The Taurus comes equipped with Torque Vectoring Control and Curve Control to provide better handling on Schaumburg roads. Torque Vectoring Control uses the braking system to apply braking to the front inside wheel while accelerating through corners. The Curve Control feature helps to slow your vehicle when it senses you're going too fast.


This model also comes with power-assisted steering by an electric motor instead of using a hydraulic pump. This feature helps correct road irregularities and improves steering feel. It also features pull-drift compensation, which helps reduce pulling that occurs during crosswinds.

If you choose an SE, SEL, or Limited model, you can receive the six-speed SelectShift automatic transmission with shifter button activation. This allows you to override automatic operation and enjoy the performance feel of manual transmissions. The Taurus SHO also has race-inspired, steering wheel mounted paddle shifters so you can change gears more easily.

Finally, the 2016 Taurus is offered with the option of all-wheel drive. This way, no matter what the weather or road conditions may be in Arlington Heights, you can rest assured that you'll have complete control over your vehicle.

Find the 2016 Ford Taurus at Arlington Heights Ford

The 2016 Ford Taurus brings a new level of excitement to Illinois drivers, especially when you factor in the many performance features it comes with. If you want to explore the thrill this model will bring, visit Arlington Heights Ford today at 801 W. Dundee Road in Arlington Heights, IL to experience the power behind the wheel of this new model. We have a large selection of vehicles for you to choose from, so don't wait. If you prefer, you can also contact us online or by calling 847-870-1300 to schedule a test driver or apply for financing.

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Arlington Heights Ford

801 W. Dundee Road
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