The Ford Taurus is Ford\’s largest and most expensive car and has been in production since 1986. It is the fourth-oldest nameplate in Ford\’s lineup. The Taurus has been the full-size model of choice for Ford since its inception, and is currently in its fourth generation. As of 2012, the Taurus is sold in four types: the SE, the SEL, the Taurus Limited and the SHO.

The SE comes in at $25,555 MSRP and features a 3.5L 24-valve DOHC Duratec V6 engine with a six-speed automatic transmission, AM/FM radio with CD player and the AdvanceTrac Electronic Stability Control system. The SEL, however, is priced at $27,555 MSRP and a larger engine featuring a six-speed SelectShift automatic transmission. In addition to that, it has dual-zone climate control (as opposed to the SE\’s single-zone), SIRIUS XM Satellite Radio and a perimeter anti-theft alarm. The SEL has additional, optional features such as the Sync platform and blue ambient lighting.

2013 Ford Taurus
2013 Ford Taurus

The Limited is priced at $32,355 and comes with the Sync system, perforated-leather bucket seats, a reverse sensing system and a rear-view camera – all standard. Available options include auto high-beam and rain-sensing wipers, a Sony-built audio system, and more. You can learn more about the Ford Taurus at its page here.

The SHO is the most expensive of the Taurus models at $38,155 MSRP. It features a much more powerful engine in the 3.5L V6 and comes with all-wheel drive standard, IntelligentAccess with a push-button starter and leather-trimmed bucket seats. Upgrades include climate-controlled front seats, a Sony-built audio system, a power rear-window sunshade, a remote start system, and more.

Regardless of the year, every auto transportation company will price the Taurus the same. Most auto transportation companies use pricing charts to price vehicles, and with the Taurus being a full-size sedan it falls into the standard car category. No additional oversized fees or additional weight charges or fuel charges should be added, but it is always consult with your auto transportation company if you are unsure about the price you are given.

Regardless of which specific Taurus model you’re shipping, you can find all your auto transportation questions will be answered on our website. Simply fill out our free online auto transportation quote request form and you’ll get an instant price immediately right on your screen. You can also call our toll-free number to speak to a live representative who will answer all your auto transportation questions.

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