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See how a 2016 Ford Taurus sizes up to its competition in Brakes And Stopping.


 
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  • Jun 27th 2017 - 269 days ago
  • Surprise, AZ
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Compared To Hyundai Azera 2015



For better stopping power the Taurus’ brake rotors are larger than those on the Azera:

Taurus

Azera

Front Rotors

13.86 inches

12.6 inches

Rear Rotors

13.58 inches

11.2 inches

The Taurus SHO’s standard front and rear disc brakes are vented to help dissipate heat for shorter stops with less fading. The rear discs on the Azera are solid, not vented.

The Taurus stops shorter than the Azera:

Taurus

Azera

70 to 0 MPH

168 feet

173 feet

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Compared To Volvo S80 2016



For better stopping power the Taurus’ brake rotors are larger than those on the S80:

Taurus

S80

Front Rotors

13.86 inches

11.8 inches

Rear Rotors

13.58 inches

11.9 inches

The Taurus SHO’s standard front and rear disc brakes are vented to help dissipate heat for shorter stops with less fading. The rear discs on the S80 are solid, not vented.




Compared To Chevrolet Impala Limited 2016



For better stopping power the Taurus’ brake rotors are larger than those on the Impala Limited:

Taurus

Impala Limited

Front Rotors

13.86 inches

11.93 inches

Rear Rotors

13.58 inches

10.95 inches

The Taurus SHO’s standard front and rear disc brakes are vented to help dissipate heat for shorter stops with less fading. The rear discs on the Impala Limited are solid, not vented.

In an emergency stopping situation, many drivers don’t press the brakes with enough force to stop the vehicle in the shortest distance. The Taurus has a standard brake assist system to detect emergency braking situations (by how hard and how quickly the brake pedal is pressed) and then automatically apply maximum braking immediately in order to help prevent a collision. The Impala Limited doesn’t offer a brake assist feature.




Compared To BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe 2016



For better stopping power the Taurus’ standard front brake rotors are larger than those on the 6 Series Gran Coupe:

Taurus

6 Series Gran Coupe

Front Rotors

13.86 inches

13.7 inches

The Taurus stops shorter than the 6 Series Gran Coupe:

Taurus

6 Series Gran Coupe

70 to 0 MPH

168 feet

170 feet

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Compared To Cadillac CTS Sedan 2016



For better stopping power the Taurus’ brake rotors are larger than those on the CTS Sedan:

Taurus

CTS Sedan

CTS Sedan Vsport

Front Rotors

13.86 inches

12.6 inches

13.6 inches

Rear Rotors

13.58 inches

12.4 inches

12.4 inches




Compared To Cadillac XTS 2016



For better stopping power the Taurus’ brake rotors are larger than those on the XTS:

Taurus

XTS

Front Rotors

13.86 inches

13.6 inches

Rear Rotors

13.58 inches

12.4 inches

The Taurus stops much shorter than the XTS:

Taurus

XTS

70 to 0 MPH

168 feet

179 feet

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Compared To Mazda 6 2016



For better stopping power the Taurus’ brake rotors are larger than those on the Mazda6:

Taurus

Mazda6

Front Rotors

13.86 inches

11.7 inches

Rear Rotors

13.58 inches

10.9 inches

The Taurus SHO’s standard front and rear disc brakes are vented to help dissipate heat for shorter stops with less fading. The rear discs on the Mazda6 are solid, not vented.

The Taurus stops shorter than the Mazda6:

Taurus

Mazda6

70 to 0 MPH

168 feet

174 feet

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Compared To Volkswagen CC 2016



For better stopping power the Taurus’ brake rotors are larger than those on the CC:

Taurus

CC 2.0T

CC VR6

Front Rotors

13.86 inches

12.3 inches

13.4 inches

Rear Rotors

13.58 inches

11.1 inches

12.2 inches

The Taurus stops shorter than the CC:

Taurus

CC

70 to 0 MPH

168 feet

177 feet

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