1988 Lincoln Town Car User Reviews

1988 Lincoln Town Car Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 7 reviews

  • Performance:3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars 3.8 / 5
  • Appearance:4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars 4.3 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars 4.3 / 5
  • Overall: 4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars 4.4 / 5

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imbgfishhook1 writes:
1988 Lincoln Town Car Review
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5

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Smoothest ride of any automobile

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I don't know of any.>>>>Do you ?

imbgfishhook1
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My Town Car Is Black W/black Carrage Roof & Loads Of Chrome ( A Real Head Turner ) — This is my third Lincoln and this one is a Town Car . I am the second owner of this fine automobile.It had 139,000 miles on it when I bought it. I put new Michelin tires on it and then I drove it 400 miles, but before I left on that trip I checked the oil level in the pan. It was right up there where it was supposed to be. Upon arriving at my destination I checked the oil level again and there it was right up there where it was before I left home. O K you want me to rate this car ? I personally cannot understand why sombody would want to sell one of these except maybe to upgrade to a newer version of a one-of-a-kind ride like this one. I can tell you one thing though if you have ever driven a Lincoln you won't want to drive a Cadillac that is for sure! Friends asked me when did I get this car and I tell them that this is not a car It's a LINCOLN ! Why drive a car when you can drive a Lincoln !

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Enrique writes:
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I could run over crap and it wouldn't matter. Bulletproof engine. Could fit like 10 people in it.  Torqy. Could spin the tires with a touch of the pedal.

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Transmission sucked so bad. Terrible traction too.

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1988 Town Car — First car... bought it for $500 in 2006. It was an ok student car. Good engine (302) but they should have put the DOHC in the town car... not the crappy OHV. Transmission sucked. Seriously. But the trunk was big, could fit a ton of people in it.... sucked in the rain though.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Cody writes:
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it's awesome

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buy two

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Everyone Needs One — this car has 330,000 original miles on it and runs string as ever. will it ever die? i don't know but it doesn't seem like it. i think everybody needs one or maybe even two. it's awesome. this is a car i will never get rid of.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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tsdragg writes:
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4

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nice on hwy drives

Cons

Electrical issues/ gas gauge not working all the time

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Looks And Runs Great... — Rides nice, style and profile, just hard to get parts, have to have patients electric system needs to be re-vamped; has gremlins... changed out rear air bags for air shocks adjustable makes a big difference minimal cost to maintain digital dash can have issues at times

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Justin writes:
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Ghetto Cruiser

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Gas Mileage

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My First Car — This car had over 200,000 miles on it. The 5.0 engine still had great power after all the years. People thought this rusty hunk of junk was going to fall apart. It sure treated me well! It was my first car and loved big daddy!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Nick writes:
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4

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Great car, needs radio. LOL

Cons

NO RADIO.

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Good Car, Fairly Reliable. — i got my 700 dollars worth i think-but turning into a money pit slowly. I guess all cars are like that. I love it though, and im sure it will be here for awhile longer. Love to have another one someday. Wish i had radio.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Geoff writes:
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Really comfortable, you recognize it when you see it, fun to drive...

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Really comfortable, you recognize it when you see it, fun to drive... I picked up 2 speeding tickets in 3 months on the same road from the same cop.  He also greeted me one morning when I accidently parked it on top of a snow bank.

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The Gold Dabloon — was my cruiser. It was a gift from an elder in my family - a luxurious change from the Cavalier, and it was fast as hell. During a spat with my folks, I left the house angry (don't do it kids) and left 80' tire marks up the street. I went through some hard times in my life while owning that car and seeing photos of it makes me remember how hard I worked to get to where I am.

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1981 Lincoln Town Car Reviews

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1984 Lincoln Town Car Reviews

Very Boat Like By Carlos

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1985 Lincoln Town Car Reviews

Stonewall Lives By redneckgirl1563

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Ncrphlc~~~you'll Laugh If You Get It. By TheColossal

new rear brakes new rear wheel cylinders new rear shocks new oil treat my gas with every fill-up i put a bed in the back and i'm welding in a bench seat. going to give it a sweet sound system and som... Read More

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1986 Lincoln Town Car Reviews

The Best Car I've Ever Owned. By Tracy

All the comforts of a true luxury car. Reliable, easy to maintain, decent gas mileage. I bought it with 110,000 miles and drove it for another 100,000. It started life as a Rental Car out of the 90... Read More

A Car You Would Want To Drive By Wolf

thumbs up it is a great car that has a few minor probelms every once and awhile espcialy if it an older one like mine. its a nice smooth ride and if needed it can haul some ass with a 5 liter V8 in it... Read More

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