A head to head comparison of a 2016 Ford Taurus to a 2016 Nissan Altima Sedan in Engine Performance.


Aspen Ford Journal Aug 24th 2017 - 337 days ago Target City, State

Compared To Nissan Altima Sedan 2016



The Taurus has more powerful engines than the Altima Sedan:

Horsepower

Torque

Taurus 2.0 turbo 4 cyl.

240 HP

270 lbs.-ft.

Taurus 3.5 DOHC V6

288 HP

254 lbs.-ft.

Taurus SHO 3.5 turbo V6

365 HP

350 lbs.-ft.

Altima Sedan 2.5 DOHC 4 cyl.

182 HP

180 lbs.-ft.

Altima Sedan 3.5 DOHC V6

270 HP

251 lbs.-ft.

As tested in Motor Trend the Ford Taurus V6 is faster than the Altima Sedan 2.5 DOHC 4 cyl.:

Taurus

Altima Sedan

Zero to 30 MPH

2.5 sec

2.9 sec

Zero to 60 MPH

6.6 sec

7.9 sec

Zero to 80 MPH

11.1 sec

13.3 sec

Passing 45 to 65 MPH

3.4 sec

4 sec

Quarter Mile

15.1 sec

16.1 sec

Speed in 1/4 Mile

95 MPH

88.1 MPH