The 5th generation of the Taurus has a cumulative PainRank™ of 17.51. That can be compared against other Ford generations. Shopping for a Ford? You could do worse (but you could also do better).
Owners of the 2008–2009 Taurus model years have sent in 97 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the transmission (25%) followed by the brakes (13%) and the hvac (10%).