Ford Taurus insurance rates
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The average insurance costs for a Ford Taurus is $173 a month — or $2,076 a year. Your actual cost could be more or less depending on your driving record, the number of miles you drive in a year and other factors.
A 2017 Ford Taurus starts at a base price of $27,345. With the average insurance rate at $2,076 per year, the annual insurance cost–to–base car price ratio is 7.6%.
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The Ford Taurus has been around since 1986 and is currently in its sixth generation. The large car is known for its large truck space and comfortable ride. Between the 1990s and the 2000s, sales began to decline for the Taurus model because Ford move many of their resources towards creating SUVs. In 2015, there were over 39,000 sales in the United States.
Insurance companies determine the insurance cost for a Ford Taurus based on safety ratings, theft rates, replacement costs and overall damage susceptibility. Insurance rates can change based on a driver’s history and location. Ford shoppers should grab quotes from several insurance companies to find the lowest premium possible before they commit. Ford Taurus shoppers should also do their research and see if they qualify for insurance discounts with each insurance company.
You could save money on car insurance for your Ford Taurus if it comes equipped with these safety features.
The 2017 model of the Ford Taurus has been evaluated by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) for safety ratings. The latest model as awarded a 5-Star Overall Safety Rating by the NHTSA. The Ford Taurus was awarded four stars, out of five, for the rollover crash test by the NHTSA. According to the IIHS, the small overlap front test for the Ford Taurus was not rated, while the other crash tests were deemed good, the highest rating possible. The Ford Taurus has side airbags and a driver knee airbag to protect the passengers during collisions. The latest model also features antilock brakes and rollover sensor to provide more safety for the passengers.
In 2013, there were 159 Ford Taurus models stolen, according to the NHTSA.
From a price standpoint, the Ford Taurus ranks right in the middle of our list of the 360 priciest car models to insure.
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