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Compare the 2012 Chevrolet Impala to the 2012 Ford Taurus

 

2012 Chevy Imapala
Features

 

Fuel Economy
18 city / 30 hwy (mpg)
NHTSA Overall Vehicle Safety Score
4 STARS – 4-Front, 4-Side, 4-Rollover
Warranty Coverage
    • 3-year/36,000-Mile Bumper-to-Bumper Limited Warranty.

 

  • 5-year/100,000-Mile Powertrain Limited Warranty.
  • 5-year/100,000-mile Roadside Assistance Program.
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    2012 Ford Taurus
    Features

     

    Fuel Economy
    18 city / 28 hwy (mpg)
    NHTSA Overall Vehicle Safety Score
    4 STARS – 4-Front, 5-Side, 4-Rollover
    Warranty Coverage
      • 3-year/36,000-Mile Bumper-to-Bumper Limited Warranty.

     

  • 5-year/60,000-Mile PowerTrain Limited Warranty.
  • 5-year/60,000-Mile Roadside Assistance Program.
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    Fuel Economy

    With two more highway miles per gallon, the 2012 Chevy Impala is bound to save you more money on gas. But exactly how much more money? Well, if you drive both vehicles an average of 20,000 miles annually, the Chevy Impala will save you $135 more in gas than the Ford Taurus each year. That means that over the life of Chevy’s incredible 5-year/100,000-mile PowerTrain Limited warranty you’ll save $678 in gas. This makes the 2012 Chevy Impala the better choice in fuel economy for you.

     

    Vehicle Safety Rating

    While both the 2012 Chevy Impala and the 2012 Ford Taurus were awarded 4-Stars as their overall vehicle safety rating, the Taurus was awarded one more star than the Impala in its side-crash test, making its vehicle safety slightly better.

     

    Warranty Coverage

    In every respect, the 2012 Chevy Impala’s warranty package is greater than or equal to the 2012 Ford Taurus’. Both vehicles offer a 3-year/36,000-mile Bumper-to-Bumper Limited Warranty. They also both feature 5-year PowerTrain Limited Warranties, but this is an example of where Chevy’s warranty package is greater. The 2012 Chevy Impala’s 5-year/100,000-mile PowerTrain Limited Warranty takes you 40,000 miles further than the 2012 Ford Taurus!! And that is not the only part of Chevy’s warranty package that is greater than Ford’s. Both vehicles feature 5-year Roadside Assistance Programs. These programs feature the following services:

    <> > Lockout Service – you will be assisted when you accidentally lock your keys inside the vehicle.

    <> > Flat Tire Change – a spare will be installed for you.

    <> > Fuel Delivery – If you run out of gas, $5 worth of fuel will be brought to you to get you back on the road.

    <> > Emergency Towing – your car will be towed to your nearest dealer.

    <> > Jump-Starts – you will be assisted if you need your car jump-started.

    While both vehicles feature this program, just like the PowerTrain Limited warranty, the 2012 Chevy Impala’s Roadside Assistance Program outlasts the Ford Taurus’ program by another 40,000 miles! When it comes to warranty coverage, Chevrolet’s is the clear winner. Its incredible warranty package illustrates Chevy’s reliability and dedication to you.

     

    Summary

    While the 2012 Ford Taurus has a slightly better vehicle safety score, the 2012 Chevy Impala is superior in every other way. With its better fuel economy and exceptional warranty coverage, the Chevy Impala proves the better vehicle for smart car buyers in a side-by-side comparison.