Occupying the place as the largest sedan in the Ford model range, the For Taurus is a 4-door sedan with room for up to five passengers. The original Taurus model has been historically credited with saving he company from bankruptcy. The groundbreaking mid-size sedan went into the highly contested mainstream segment establishing itself as a rue contender. Another reason why the Taurus was ahead of its competitors was because it pioneered in the aerodynamic field with a design-forward look among accessible sedans. The Ford Fusion has taken over the Ford’s sedan family, making the Taurus a larger car putting its reign on hiatus. Some of the alternatives for the Taurus, have been the Chevrolet Impala, Nissan Maxima, Toyota Avalon, Toyota Camry and Honda Accord. It currently shares a platform with the Flex, explorer and sibling Lincoln MKT.