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2008 Dodge Magnum

2008 Ford Taurus X

  2008 Dodge Magnum SRT8 2008 Ford Taurus X 4-door Wagon Limited AWD Angular Rear Exterior View
MSRP
$23,420
$27,030
Invoice $21,843 $24,942
MPG
City/Highway
13/26 15/24
Rating
7.8
/ 10
TCC Rating
8.4
/ 10
TCC Rating
Bottom Line The 2008 Dodge Magnum still is a much better alternative than the SUVs and crossovers most people choose over it. Read Full Review Don't look to the 2008 Ford Taurus X for driving excitement, but otherwise, it's darn near the most perfect family wagon there is. Read Full Review
Likes &
Dislikes

Likes:

  • Wagon practicality
  • SUV capabilities, sedan handling
  • Improved instrument panel design
  • V-8 engine rumble and power
  • Muscle-car attitude

Dislikes:

  • HEMI is thirsty
  • Stiff ride
  • Anti-lock brakes and side airbags optional
  • Interior materials not as nice as in Chrysler 300
  • Discontinued

Likes:

  • Awesome safety to calm the nerves
  • Responsive powertrain has plenty of pep for a full load
  • Comfy seating throughout
  • Numerous convenience features

Dislikes:

  • Doesn’t feel even vaguely sporty
  • Unexciting styling inside and out
Crash Test Ratings
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