2nd Generation (1992—1995) Taurus Problems

Taurus owners with a 1992—1995 model year have the most problems with the transmission (30%), engine (28%), and the electrical (15%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below. The full list is available on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Transmission Failure 13 complaints at an average of 84,131 miles in the 1993 Ford Taurus.
  2. Car Won\'t Shut Off 5 complaints at an average of 245,800 miles in the 1995 Ford Taurus.
  3. Blew a Head Gasket 1 complaints at an average of 53,400 miles in the 1993 Ford Taurus.

What Taurus Year is Most Reliable?

Generations are a good baseline for prediciting reliability, but there will almost always be year-to-year differences. We've calculated a reliability score for each model year within this generation, but we've based that score on how the model year compares to all Ford model years.

Watch out for the 1995 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
1995 39 6 129 11.71
1994 15 5 116 5.16
1993 20 8 113 10.66
1992 11 6 83 1.61

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