The 1st generation of the Taurus has a cumulative PainRank™ of 0.99. That can be compared against other Ford generations. Shopping for a Ford? This generation is generally a good bet.
Owners of the 1987–1991 Taurus model years have sent in 17 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the transmission (29%) followed by the electrical (17%) and the hvac (11%).