1989 Lincoln Mark VII User Reviews

1989 Lincoln Mark VII Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 8 reviews

  • Performance:3.6 out of 5 stars3.6 out of 5 stars3.6 out of 5 stars3.6 out of 5 stars3.6 out of 5 stars 3.6 / 5
  • Appearance:4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars 4.6 / 5
  • Build Quality: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
  • 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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PROS
"power" 4 reviews
"ride" 3 reviews
"comfortable car" 2 reviews
"fuel economy" 2 reviews
CONS
"high maintenance" 2 reviews

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joef writes:
1989 Lincoln Mark VII Review
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5

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V8, air springs, 5.0 High output.

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Parts are hard to find.

joef
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Mark Vii - Fun Car — I have to say that the Mark was one of the most attractive cars ever produced. Living in New England, most of them rotted out because of road salt because they were made without a frame and with very little steel. They are fairly rare up here. The car is very fast and can still keep up with the modern cars on the road today. However, the handling cannot compare. The ride quality is okay because of the (problematic) air springs on all four wheels. I can't recommend this car for daily use because of its age and problematic electronic systems -- You will need to have some intermediate understanding of auto mechanics in order to own one of these cars yourself or you will probably face steep prices at the repair shop. Common problems with the anti-lock brakes (First car ever produced with ABS and composite headlights-- 6 months before the corvette), air suspension, and the AOD transmission which doesn't like abuse and neglect. These are beautiful, luxurious and sporty cars but require a loving owner. This is a great car for anyone who is passionate about American automotive history and wants to invest in a fun weekend car. They can be found in alright condition for as little as $1500 and they can be totally worth it if you get one that has been taken care of and hasn't been beat on. I wish Lincoln/Ford/Mercury never stopped producing REAL cars or I'd own a brand new one today.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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JerseySandy writes:
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Engine, Looks

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Base car performance

JerseySandy
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The Fox Body Started The 5.0 Revolution And Is A Great Part Of Mustang History — The Fox body is what got me into the Mustang scene and the ease by which you can modify is appealing. The engine is torquey and there is a good level of power. The interior is fine for a car of this year.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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markfanatic70 writes:
1989 Lincoln Mark VII LSC Review
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5

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Great fuel mileage, good throttle response, reliable 5.0H.O. great road trip car!

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Air suspension, stupid factory JBL audio, strange dashboard, 80 m.p.h. speedometer.lol

markfanatic70
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Unique, Comfortable, Powerful, And Fun. — This is the 2nd '89 LSC I have owned. The first had a salvage title and looked like a stock car. This one, however is an amazing example of a rare find. White, dark blue leather, all original LSC rims. It has 112k miles with the original plug wires in service 24 years later. Electronics in these cars are very picky and odd. Its not uncommon for yoi to have button/switch issues with windows, mirrors, and on board data. I recently purchase this car for $2000... I couldn't be nore pleased!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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hellbilly89 writes:
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great power, great handleing

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interior maintnence is horrible

hellbilly89
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Big Fast And Expensive — i love this car, i wanted it ever since the firs time i had seen it, the power it has is more than anything ive ever played with. it is great when i need to get the baby to daycare and great for just playing around.

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Renie writes:
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Comfortable

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HEAVY!!!

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I Love It. If Only It Was A Little Faster I Would Never Have Bought My Camaro — Very reliable and will smoke most ricers. Throw some exhaust on and you've got a manly sounding luxury mustang. It wont keep up with modern v8s but you'll be riding in style and since its got the 5.0 from the Mustang GT its very easily upgraded with the huge aftermarket there is for that motor.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Myles writes:
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Awesome car if you can find one in good shape

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not many good ones out there left

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Wide — brakes are troublesome shifts late guzzles gas rattles and windows don't work sunroof works can't rot the body without the body rot powerful motor air shocks nice cruiser, not great in the corners IT IS LOUD wheels bearings are going

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Chris writes:
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If you like luxary vehicles it was a good one

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Costs alot to maintain it... gas guzzler

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If You Can Get One For Free Like I Did... Drive It. — Performance- this thing was kinda quick Build Quality- Tough as Nails! Appearance- White 2 Door Coupe. Tan Leather Interior Cost of Ownership- Crappy Gas Mileage Fun Factor- Was A Good First Car till i blew up the motor. Will Miss it Alot

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Shaun writes:
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Smooth ride, Great looks, Mustang go.

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I don't have any

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1989 Lincoln Mark 7 Lsc — Bought this new. The 5.0. H.O. engine gives the car Mustang GT go with Lincoln ride! Very comfortable car to ride in. JBL stereo sounds great. Has 36,000 orig miles on it. Stored winters. Will have to sell it. I ordered a Dodge 2009 SRT Hemi Challenger. have to make room in the garage.

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1992 Lincoln Mark VII Reviews

Bang For Your Buck By Kyle

this vehicle is awesome, the air suspension still works, everything works, even though the car weighs 4,937lbs, it MOVES for a car with that kinda weight. its has a 5.0 HO 302 engine with 110,100 mil... Read More

I'm Glad I Got It. The Pros Vastly Outweigh The Cons. By SeaDog

I just got it a few weeks ago. Front air bags went out already (damn!). It's hot, good looking, and nice to drive. At 158K it's still pretty quiet, but I will be working on it for some time before ... Read More

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1991 Lincoln Mark VII Reviews

Hot Rod Lincoln By 1WikdWagon

I have always liked the styling of the mark vii's. This one being low miles and southern makes it a dream to drive. Just floats down the road. Plenty of power. Comfort is there too. Its not a all out ... Read More

The Rich Mans Mustang! By Jason

This car back in the day was the rich mans Mustang! With it starting at $30,738 in 1991. Thus makes it very price to repair or have repaired. Now days it's even more costly for repairs. Thus because o... Read More

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1990 Lincoln Mark VII Reviews

Beautifull !!! By Djspee

I only dont like the suspention once it starts sagging in the back every 15 miles or so on the highway !!! The car is the best of both worlds it was designed to be luxurious and spot at the same time... Read More

A Beautiful Black Hot Rod Lincoln 1990 Lsc Se Rumbling..... By DSO84BlackBeauty1

My baby has dual magna flows and rumbles when he starts and is putting out about 250-60 HP in that 5.0 H.O. Roller 302 EFI with a custom trans-go shift kit and a 4.11 traction lock 8.8 rear end. My ri... Read More

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1988 Lincoln Mark VII Reviews

Well Built And Still Good Looking Automobile By mikek

As mentioned early, suspension system maitenance got pricey.Hace minor electrical problems.Car sat in garage for5 years without ever being started.But when I did attempt to start it fired right up no... Read More

Get One Now! By Jon

I love my car and try to take really good care of it, cause it you take care of your car it'll take care of you ;) real fun to drive and gets lots of compliments on appearance. gas isnt too bad eithe... Read More

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1987 Lincoln Mark VII Reviews

Lincoln Mark Vii By James

It has a mustang motor ford performance and lincoln style. The car has take off like a jet and hands like a reciver. it takes a lot to keep it in shape because its a classic. it is a blast to drive es... Read More

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