1996 Ford Tarus SHO

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Rank: #20

Class: Cars Under $30K

0-60 Time: 7.4 seconds

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Ranked at #20, the 1996 Ford Tarus SHO races 0-60 mph in 7.4 seconds. Sports cars that fall within this range of acceleration are categorized as Spirited Cars.

It falls behind the #19 ranked 1985 Ford Mustang GT by 0.1 seconds and pulls ahead of the #21 ranked 1993 Ford Taurus SHO by 0.1 seconds.

Before getting in the driver's seat of one of these cars and punching the gas, you should know where you stand. In a race from 0-60 mph between 1996 Ford Tarus SHO vs. 1993 Ford Taurus SHO, you would WIN by 0.1 seconds!

If you are thinking about going head to head with another Ford, make sure you know your competition. Find out where your car ranks against the top 10 fastest cars from 1996.

Vehicle information

Year: 1996

Make: Ford

Model: Tarus SHO

Engine: V-8

Horsepower: 235

Torque: 230

Transmission: 4A

Curb Weight: 3510

City MPG: 17

Highway MPG: 26

MSRP: $28,250

Performance statistics


Class: Spirited Cars

Rank: #462

Best 0-60 Time: 7.4 seconds

Best ¼ Mile: 15.7 seconds

@ speed: 90.1 mph

Best Top Speed: 140.0 mph

Best Skid Pad: 0.8 G

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