A head to head comparison of a 2016 Ford Taurus to a 2016 Chevrolet Malibu Limited in Engine Performance Near Verde Valley, GA.


 
  • Greene Ford Journal
  • Jul 2nd 2017 - 164 days ago
  • Verde Valley, GA
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Compared To Chevrolet Malibu Limited 2016



The Taurus’ optional 2.0 turbo 4 cyl. produces 44 more horsepower (240 vs. 196) and 79 lbs.-ft. more torque (270 vs. 191) than the Malibu Limited’s 2.5 DOHC 4 cyl. The Taurus’ standard 3.5 DOHC V6 produces 92 more horsepower (288 vs. 196) and 63 lbs.-ft. more torque (254 vs. 191) than the Malibu Limited’s 2.5 DOHC 4 cyl. The Taurus SHO’s standard 3.5 turbo V6 produces 169 more horsepower (365 vs. 196) and 159 lbs.-ft. more torque (350 vs. 191) than the Malibu Limited’s 2.5 DOHC 4 cyl.

As tested in Motor Trend the Ford Taurus is faster than the Chevrolet Malibu Limited:

Taurus V6

Taurus SHO

Malibu Limited

Zero to 30 MPH

2.5 sec

1.8 sec

2.9 sec

Zero to 60 MPH

6.6 sec

5.2 sec

8.4 sec

Zero to 80 MPH

11.1 sec

8.4 sec

14.6 sec

Passing 45 to 65 MPH

3.4 sec

n/a

4.4 sec

Quarter Mile

15.1 sec

13.7 sec

16.5 sec

Speed in 1/4 Mile

95 MPH

103 MPH

85.3 MPH




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