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Ford Taurus vs. Lincoln MKS Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Ford Taurus vs. Lincoln MKS Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $47,560

Ford Taurus SHO   
Difference: $7,165

Lowest Total Invoice: $45,014

Ford Taurus SHO   
Difference: $6,712

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20172016
ModelTaurusMKS
TrimSHOBase
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $42,520 $39,010
Base Invoice $40,182 $37,059
Driver Assist Package 1,995  
Navigation system 795  
Ashtray and lighter (optional) 90 80
All-weather floor mats 90 90
Cargo organizer 200 195
Sunroof 995  
Technology Package   1,995
Elite Package   3,250
Heated second row seats   495
3.5L V6   4,995
AWD   1,995
Panoramic sunroof   1,695
Driver Assist Package 1,895  
Navigation system 755  
Ashtray and lighter (optional) 86 73
All-weather floor mats 86 82
Cargo organizer 190 178
Sunroof 945  
Technology Package   1,816
Elite Package   2,958
Heated second row seats   451
3.5L V6   4,745
AWD   1,896
Panoramic sunroof   1,543
Options (change) 4,165 14,790
Options (change) 3,957 13,742
Destination 875 925
Total Price $47,560 $54,725
Total Invoice $45,014 $51,726

The configured Ford Taurus 4dr Sedan has a turbocharged 365hp 3.5L V6 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

The configured Lincoln MKS 4dr Sedan has a turbocharged 365hp 3.5L V6 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

Even when the Ford Taurus and Lincoln MKS are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The base sticker price of the Ford Taurus SHO trim is $42,520. The features would cost an additional $4,165. Including the destination charge of $875, the total price of this trim is $47,560.

The base sticker price of the Lincoln MKS Base trim is $39,010. The features would cost an additional $14,790. Including the destination charge of $925, the total price of this trim is $54,725.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the Ford Taurus trims is 4. The feature adjusted price of the Lincoln MKS trims is 2. Based on this adjustment, the Lincoln MKS Base appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

The configured Ford Taurus 4dr Sedan has a turbocharged 365hp 3.5L V6 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

The configured Lincoln MKS 4dr Sedan has a turbocharged 365hp 3.5L V6 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

Even when the Ford Taurus and Lincoln MKS are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The invoice of the Ford Taurus SHO trim is $40,182. The features would cost an additional $3,957. Including the destination charge of $875, the total price of this trim is $45,014.

The invoice of the Lincoln MKS Base trim is $37,059. The features would cost an additional $13,742. Including the destination charge of $925, the total price of this trim is $51,726.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the Ford Taurus trims is 4. The feature adjusted price of the Lincoln MKS trims is 9. Based on this adjustment, the Lincoln MKS Base appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Ford Taurus vs. Lincoln MKS

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Ford Taurus SHO
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $4,950
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $4,618
Model Year20172016
ModelTaurusMKS
TrimSHOBase
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine365hp V6365hp V6
TransmissionT6T6
DrivetrainAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)16/24 MPG17/25 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)?, 7700, 16
Tire (rear if not all the same)245/45-20245/45-20
Total Price$47,560$54,725
Adjustments for Features0-2,215
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$47,560$52,510
Total Invoice$45,014$51,726
Adjustments for Features0-2,094
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$45,014$49,632

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Features Comparison: Ford Taurus vs. Lincoln MKS

Model Year20172016
ModelTaurusMKS
TrimSHOBase
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1100$1100
AWD$1700$1700
Accessories 
Active noise reduction $0
Remote window/roof operation $15
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Driver drowsiness monitor$150 
Cargo Management 
Rear seat pass-through $100
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Android Auto support$0 
App support$100 
Apple CarPlay support$0 
DVD-compatible player $0
Navigation, turn-by-turn $25
SD Card slot $25
Wi-Fi hotspot capability $0
Exterior 
Bodyside cladding (gray/black) $250
Laminated front side windows $200
Panoramic sunroof $1200
Rear spoiler$200 
Sunroof$900 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Fog lights $125
Steering-linked headlights $150
Seats and Interior Trim 
Folding second row seats$300 
Leather-wrapped steering wheel$150 
Massage, driver seat $100
Massage, passenger seat $100
Metal pedals$75 
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat $150
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat $150
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat$100 
Power lumbar adjuster, passenger seat$100 
Synthetic suede inserts in leather seating surfaces$0 
Upholstered instrument panel $300
Wood trim, alternative type $300
Wood/leather-wrapped steering wheel $150
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Adaptive dampers - electrical $500
Electronic systems calibration selector $200
Machined alloy wheels$350 
Polished alloy wheels $600
Sport suspension (upgrade)$0 
Total Value of Features$5,225$7,440
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$2,215
Value of Feature Adjustments0-2,094

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Specifications Comparison: Ford Taurus vs. Lincoln MKS

Model Year20172016
ModelTaurusMKS
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Wheelbase112.9 in112.9 in
Length202.9 in205.6 in
Width76.2 in75.9 in
Height60.7 in61.6 in
Curb Weight4,343 lb.4,504 lb.
Fuel Capacity20.0 gal.19.0 gal.
Row 1 Headroom39.0 in39.7 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room57.9 in58.6 in
Row 1 Hip Room56.3 in55.3 in
Row 1 Legroom41.9 in41.9 in
Row 2 Headroom37.8 in38.5 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room56.9 in57.4 in
Row 2 Hip Room55.8 in55.3 in
Row 2 Legroom38.1 in38.6 in
Cargo Volume20.1 ft319.2 ft3

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Option Package Details
Ford Taurus SHO

Driver Assist Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Adaptive cruise control500Yes
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100Yes
Lane departure warning system200Yes
Semi-automated parking system500Yes
Driver drowsiness monitor150No
Forward collision warning200Yes
Lane departure prevention system, steering-based200Yes
Total Requested190093%
Total Not Requested1507%
Navigation system
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Total Requested700100%
Total Not Requested00%

Option Package Details
Lincoln MKS

Heated second row seats
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated second row seats200Yes
Heated steering wheel100Yes
Total Requested300100%
Total Not Requested00%
Technology Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Adaptive cruise control500Yes
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100Yes
Lane departure warning system200Yes
Parking guidance system - active500Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Lane departure prevention system, steering-based200Yes
Total Requested1700100%
Total Not Requested00%
Elite Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system600Yes
Sunshade, rear, power225Yes
Massage, driver seat100No
Massage, passenger seat100No
Power-adjustable pedals125Yes
Surround sound250Yes
DVD-compatible player0No
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
HD radio50Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Wood trim, alternative type0No
Rear cross-traffic detection100Yes
THX-certified, 700W, 16 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Total Requested162575%
Total Not Requested55025%
turbocharged
3.5L V6
DOHC-4v
365 hp@5500
350 lb-ft@1500
FeatureValueRequested?
turbocharged
3.5L V6
DOHC-4v
365 hp@5500
350 lb-ft@1500
1000Yes
Polished alloy wheels250No
Active noise reduction0No
245/45VR20 tires400No
Total Requested100061%
Total Not Requested65039%

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