Going to a Charger forum and asking if they prefer that car is like going to Buffalo wild wings and asking them who makes the best wings. . .
Read reviews of both. Read the common problems for both. Test drive both. Decide which one fits you better.
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I own a 2012 Charger R/T. Over the summer I rented a brand new 2013 Ford Taurus since thats all they had. It was one of the worst rental cars I ever had not to mention the radio and ride sucked. Never again. Any Charger is heads and shoulders above that new Taurus.
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Originally Posted by Daytona606
American Muscle, like a pit bull. Big but not large, well defined, explosive power, in it till the end. The cat will give it go and zig and zag, but in the end the pit bull will always catch the cat – the outcome is never good for the cat.
Well IMO I think the Ford Taurus is a POS, accept for the SHO, the interior is not that great, and the exterior looks like just another car. Plus FWD or RWD, I gotta vote RWD, which may not be the best option for snow, but , even in NY you get more dry roads, than snowy roads!
The Charger looks much better that's for sure. Another thing to consider is value. Compare Charger and Taurus with similar HP and the Charger wins hands down. It is not unusual to see a Taurus SEL in the mid 30s with it's 280 HP V6. For the same money you can get a nicely equipped R/T with the Hemi at 370 HP. Want 360 HP in a Taurus, you have to get an SHO and they are in the low to mid $40K range. No thanks.
I have owned Fords for almost the last 30 years and have had nothing but good luck with them. When it came down to purchasing my present car it was between a SHO or the hemi Charger. It's not that I thought the SHO was a bad car, but to get all the options I got on my RT max the SHO was about $8000 more. Plus like someone else posted the Taurus looks like all other cars out there. The Charger IMO is a head turner whether stock or modded.
I drove both and I felt the Charger had it all over the SHO. Like others said drive them both price them both and then make your decision. You have to drive it in the end. If I had just driven the SHO and bought it I would have been happy but once I drove the Charger I was sold and do not regret it. It is such a BA car!
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