2014 Ford Taurus costs less that Toyota Avalon, matches performance
ALEXANDRIA, KY--June 27, 2013: When a company has been around as long as Ford Motor Company and had the number of successful models that they have had, it is bound to make competitors stand up and take notice. Among the most popular models in Ford's history is the Ford Taurus. With over 7.5 million units built in just over 25 years the Taurus ranks in the top five most popular Ford vehicles and is named in the same breath as other popular nameplates like the F-150 and the Ford Mustang. Mike Castrucci of Alexandria, always committed to make the car-buying experience easier for their customers, has done some of the leg work for comparison shoppers by comparing the 2014 Ford Taurus vs. the 2013 Toyota Avalon.
One of the key advantages for the new Ford Taurus over its Toyota competitor is that since the Avalon is more or less positioned as an entry-level luxury sedan, the Taurus maintains a very pleasing mix of performance and fuel-efficiency all while keeping a manufacturers' suggested retail price below that of the Toyota Avalon. New developments for the 2014 Ford Taurus near Cincinnati, that is currently available at Mike Castrucci of Alexandria, include a redesigned exterior that features a wide-mouth grille and accented eye-lines that carry observers over the entire car, allowing them to take it all in. Cabin materials have also been upgraded to provide a sense of luxury and quality that would be unexpected to those new to Ford sedans.
There is no denying that the base, and only, engine choice of the Toyota Avalon is a more powerful V-6 that is rated for 268-horsepower. The base engine of the 2014 Ford Taurus is a 2.0-liter, inline four-cylinder engine that can produce 240-hp and still break the 30-mile per gallon barrier on the highway. For those that are looking for the inherent value of the 2014 Ford Taurus and are looking for a vehicle that will blow the Toyota Avalon out of the water in terms of performance, the new 2014 Taurus SHO is the car they will want to see. Powered by a twin-turbocharged 3.5-liter, V-6 engine with well over 300-horsepower, the new Taurus SHO provides all the performance a person could want in a vehicle that remains affordable.