2014 Ford Taurus  RealSafeCars78Safety Rating

#23 of 2014 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#54 of all 2014 vehicles


Pictured: 2013 Ford Taurus
The Taurus, a mainstay of Ford's lineup for decades, is a large sedan/wagon with seating up to 5. The Taurus has offered Android Auto and Apple CarPlay since 2017. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it can easily bypass mud and snow. Ford offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2014 Ford Taurus is average compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2014 Ford Taurus has a score of 78, implying a 0.044% chance of driver death (3.9% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2014 Ford Taurus has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0441% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 5.0404%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0441% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 5.0404% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2014 Ford Taurus is 8% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2014 Ford Taurus is 14% less likely to result in a fatal accident.

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And it is about as safe as many comparable models.

8867Nissan QuestChevrolet ImpalaHonda CrosstourNissan PathfinderFord TaurusHonda OdysseyToyota SiennaDodge ChargerChrysler 300Toyota VenzaFord FlexC. Town and CountryComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2014 Ford Taurus with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 67 to 88. The 2014 Ford Taurus is safer than the 2014 Nissan Quest and the 2014 Chevrolet Impala and less safe than the 2014 Toyota Venza, the 2014 Chrysler 300, the 2014 Dodge Charger, the 2014 Toyota Sienna, and the 2014 Honda Odyssey. It is about as safe as the 2014 Honda Crosstour, the 2014 Nissan Pathfinder, the 2014 Chrysler Town and Country, and the 2014 Ford Flex.

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