2nd Gen (1992 – 1995) Ford Taurus Problems

The 2nd generation of the Taurus has a cumulative PainRank™ of 7.29. That can be compared against other Ford generations. Shopping for a Ford? So far, so good. But there are some warning signs to watch for.

Owners of the 1992–1995 Taurus model years have sent in 85 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the transmission (30%) followed by the engine (28%) and the electrical (15%).

Comparing Years in This Generation

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 Reliability PainRank (?)
1995 39
11.71
1994 15
5.16
1993 20
10.66
1992 11
1.61

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