Comparison - Ford Taurus Limited 2018 - vs - Audi S7 Prestige quattro 2018

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Make: 
Model: 
Average Price: 
39,050
Updated: 
08 Jun 2018
83,150
Updated: 
07 Jun 2018
Car Type: 
Car
Car
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2018
2018
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
7-speed dual-clutch
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
19.00gals
19.80gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Burgundy Velvet
#612626
Magnetic
#676657
Shadow Black
#313131
Ruby Red
#AC1115
White Platinum
#D5CEC8
Ingot Silver
#BEBFC1
Oxford White
#FFFFFF
White Gold
#CABB85
Blue
#406A9A

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2018 Ford Taurus ranked #9 in Large Cars. Currently the Ford Taurus has a score of 7.3 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 58 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Smooth ride
Large trunk
User-friendly SYNC 3 infotainment system

Cons
Dated cabin materials
Cramped interior
Cumbersome handling
Below-average fuel economy

By: 
usnews.com

The 2018 Ford Taurus is Ford’s flagship, but only on paper. Rivals are more up-to-date in every way, so shop the competition.

Pros
Soft ride
Comfortable front seats
Good infotainment system option
Big discounts available

Cons
Rear seat is surprisingly small
Subpar visibility
Bland styling inside and out
Mediocre fuel economy
Dated feel overall

By: 
thecarconnection.com

Pros
Steering feedback
Massive trunk
Seating comfort
Child-safety seat usability

Cons
Unresponsive transmission with non-turbo V-6
Undersized cabin for a full-size car
Visibility
Interior build quality

By: 
cars.com

The Audi S7 and RS 7 are like habanero and ghost peppers—among the hottest cars you’ll find anywhere.

Pros
Gorgeous and practical shape
Thundering performance
Elegant interior
Terrific ride and handling balance
Surprising utility

Cons
Crests $100,000 easily
Steering a touch vague
We don’t have one of our own

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2018 Audi S7 is a midsize high-performance four-door with a hatchback body style Audi dubs a "Sportback." Unlike the A7, which comes in a five-passenger configuration, the S7 can only be had with a pair of individual rear sport seats.

PROS
Blistering acceleration from V8 engine
Hatchback design's expanded cargo space

CONS
Doesn't offer some of Audi's latest technology features
Less headroom than a typical sedan

By: 
edmunds.com

Pros
Effortless acceleration
Nimble for its size
Generous cargo space

Cons
Only seats four
Not all active driver assistance features come standard

By: 
motortrend.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Flexible
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
17.00mpg
16.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
24.00mpg
24.00mpg
Engine type: 
Flexible-fuel vehicle (FFV)
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
24
32
Cylinders: 
6
V
8
V
Engine Size/Displacement: 
3.50L
4.00L
Torque: 
254ft-lbs
at 4 000rpm
406ft-lbs
at 1 400rpm
Horsepower: 
288hp
at 6 500rpm
450hp
at 5 500rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
39.50Feet
39.00Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
yes
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
yes
Side view Camera: 
no
yes
On steering wheel: 
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
Transmission Controls And Audio Controls
More in Convenience: 
Heated Steering Wheel
Leather And Simulated Wood Steering Wheel
Adjustable Pedals
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Keyless Ignition
Keyless Ignition
Leather Steering Wheel
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
203.00in
196.30in
Width: 
76.20in
Height: 
60.70in
55.00in
Wheel Base: 
113.00in
114.80in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
39.00
36.90
Rear Head Room: 
37.80
36.60
Front Leg Room: 
44.20in
41.30in
Rear leg room: 
38.10in
37.00in
Front Hip Room: 
56.30in
Front Shoulder Room: 
57.90in
57.20in
Rear Hip Room: 
55.80in
Rear Shoulder room: 
56.90in
55.90in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
20.10cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
1000lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
20.10cu.ft
24.50cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
4175.00lbs
4486.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
yes

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
Heated Mirrors
1 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors
Hands-Free Entry
4 One-Touch Power Windows

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
no
no
Front Seats Features: 
Bucket Front Seats
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Premium Leather
Driver Cooled Seat
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Passenger Cooled Seat
8 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
8 -Way Power Driver Seat
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Premium Leather
Sport Front Seats
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
8 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
8 -Way Power Driver Seat
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Multi-Level Heating
Folding With Pass-Thru Center Armrest
Rear Ventilation Ducts With Fan Control
Split-Folding Rear Seatback

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front Stabilizer Bar
Front Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Keyless Ignition
Four Zone Climate Control
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
yes
no
More Entertainment: 
6 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
USB Connection
7 Total Speakers
Speed Sensitive Volume Control
Sony Premium Brand Speakers
Memory Card Slot
Bose Premium Brand Speakers
1 Subwoofer(s)
Surround Audio Surround Audio (Discrete)
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Memory Card Slot
Speed Sensitive Volume Control
Speed Sensitive Volume Control
630 Watts Stereo Output
14 Total Speakers
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
USB Connection

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
19 In
20 X 9.0
Wheels more: 
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
All Season Tires
Performance Tires
Temporary Spare Tire
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
255.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
45
Width: 
265.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
35
Diameter: 
R20

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated front disc brakes
Ventilated Disc Brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
solid rear disc brakes
Ventilated Disc Brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
no
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
no
no
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Blind Spot Warning Accident Avoidance System
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Post-Collision Safety System
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Turn Signal Mirrors
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
LED Headlamp
High Pressure Washers Headlamps
Blind Spot Warning Accident Avoidance System
Pre-Collision Safety System
Post-Collision Safety System
High Pressure Washers Headlamps

Options

Packages: 
Driver Assist Package
Equipment Group 301A
Comfort Seating Package
Driver Assistance Package
21" Black Optic Package
Cargo Net
21" Wheel Package
Prestige
Cold Weather Package
S Sport Package
20" Black Optic Package
Exterior Options: 
Daytime Running Lamps (Fleet)
Front License Plate Bracket
20" Polished Aluminum Wheels
Rear Spoiler
Power Moonroof
Audi Guard Wheel Lock Kit
Paint Protection Front Bumper
Audi TravelSpace Base Carrier Bars
Delete Front License Plate Holder
Interior Options: 
Smoker's Pack
Voice-Activated Navigation System
All Weather Floor Mats
Cargo Organizer
Audi Beam-Quattro
Audi Cargo Box
Bang & Olufsen Advanced Sound System
Night Vision Assistant
Audi Beam-Rings
Audi Guard Premium Textile Floor Mats
USB Cables
Audi Guard Protection Kit
Audi Design Selection - Arras Red
Audi Guard All-Weather Floor Mats
Black Alcantara Headliner
Audi First Aid Kit
Leather Care Kit