2016 Ford Taurus vs 2016 Buick Regal
The Ford Taurus is a staple in the brand lineup and has been for decades now. It is the largest vehicle that the brand sells and has always been known for its luxurious feel, jaw-dropping style and innovative technology. The new 2016 model year has been very good for the Taurus. Ford unveiled some exciting new upgrades that truly make this the best version of the Taurus that has ever been released. The Taurus is a classic American sedan that is very futuristic but has never forgotten its roots and the all-new 2016 model is certainly no exception to that.
The full size sedan segment is full of competitors that compete against each other for market share every year. One of the models that competes against the Taurus is Buick’s Regal model. Therefore, we have decided to match up the new 2016 Ford Taurus vs the 2016 Buick Regal in order to find out which vehicle is best, once and for all.
|2016 Ford Taurus||vs||2016 Buick Regal|
|288 @ 6500 RPM||Horsepower||182 @ 6700 RPM|
|254 @ 4000 RPM||Torque||172 @ 4900 RPM|
|3.5L V6||Engine||2.4L I-4|
|102.2 cu-ft||Passenger Volume||96.8 cu-ft|
2016 Ford Taurus: Luxury and Innovation
Performance is something that is important to most drivers in the full size sedan segment. Luckily, performance is one of the areas where the new 2016 Ford Taurus really shines in comparison to competitors such as the 2016 Buick Regal. The stock engine in the 2016 Ford Taurus is a powerful 3.5-liter, six-cylinder that is able to produce an outstanding 288 horsepower with 254 pound-feet of torque. That is more power than almost ever other vehicle in its class, which is very impressive. On the other hand, the 2016 Buick Regal is only able to make 182 horsepower with 172 pound-feet of torque, which makes it extremely underpowered, especially when you compare it to the Taurus. Also, even though the Taurus offers much better performance than the Regal, it still has a very comparable fuel efficiency rating.
Another way that the new 2016 Ford Taurus is able to outshine competitor vehicles such as the 2016 Buick Regal is with its long list of standard and available features. Ford has equipped the Taurus with features such as: SYNC 3 infotainment system, Intelligent Access with Push-Button Start, Adaptive Cruise Control, Collision Warning with brake support, Cross-Traffic Alert, MyKey, Lane-Keeping system and much more. On the other hand, the Regal does not even come close to comparing to the innovative features that are available on the Taurus.