2015 Ford Taurus  RealSafeCars79Safety Rating

#24 of 2015 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#60 of all 2015 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. Strong on technology, it 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 2015 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 2015 Ford Taurus has a score of 79, implying a 0.043% chance of driver death (3.9% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2015 Ford Taurus has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0433% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 4.9503%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0433% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 4.9503% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2015 Ford Taurus is 10% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2015 Ford Taurus is 16% less likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is about as safe as many comparable models.

8867Nissan QuestBuick LaCrosseHonda CrosstourDodge Grand CaravanToyota SiennaHonda OdysseyDodge ChargerChrysler 300Kia SedonaC. Town and CountryFord FlexFord TaurusComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2015 Ford Taurus with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 67 to 88. The 2015 Ford Taurus is safer than the 2015 Nissan Quest and the 2015 Buick LaCrosse and less safe than the 2015 Kia Sedona, the 2015 Chrysler 300, the 2015 Dodge Charger, the 2015 Honda Odyssey, and the 2015 Toyota Sienna. It is about as safe as the 2015 Dodge Grand Caravan, the 2015 Ford Flex, and the 2015 Chrysler Town and Country.

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