The Ford Taurus is not as roomy inside as other full-size sedans.
The base Taurus SE can compete on price with smaller cars such as the Honda Accord and Toyota Camry.
The Taurus is the technology and luxury flagship for Ford, but it faces stiff competition from the excellent Toyota Avalon and Chevrolet Impala.
The Avalon is more stylish.
The Impala matches the Taurus for cabin quality.
The Buick Lacrosse, with its quiet cabin and smooth ride, compares favorably with upper-level Taurus models.
The Buick and Chevrolet have more rear-seat space than the Taurus.
The Hyundai Azera is a competitor as well, with a refined powertrain and a roomy, stylish cabin.
The Taurus SHO competes most closely with the Chrysler 300C.
The 300C is brasher, louder, and edgier, the Taurus Ford is more soothing for long drives.
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