6th Generation (2010—2018) Taurus Problems

Taurus owners with a 2010—2018 model year have the most problems with the body (16%), engine (16%), and the brakes (9%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below. The full list is available on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Headlights Don\'t Go Our Far Enough 5 complaints at an average of 15,450 miles in the 2011 Ford Taurus.
  2. Engine Stalls/shuts Down While Driving 6 complaints at an average of 93,950 miles in the 2010 Ford Taurus.
  3. Engine Failure 4 complaints at an average of 108,251 miles in the 2011 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 2010 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2018 1 1 19 0.85
2017 0 2 49 0.0
2016 4 1 59 2.74
2015 7 3 35 3.53
2014 30 3 53 10.99
2013 81 8 67 21.07
2012 11 5 37 5.83
2011 56 4 37 20.4
2010 85 3 28 26.13

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