1998 Ford Crown Victoria User Reviews

1998 Ford Crown Victoria Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 14 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:4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars 4.2 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars 4.1 / 5
  • Overall: 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

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PROS
"ride" 6 reviews
"power" 5 reviews
"handling" 4 reviews
"space" 2 reviews
"reliable car" 2 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 5 reviews

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Displaying 1 - 10 of 14 1998 Ford Crown Victoria reviews.

pef459 writes:
1998 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor Review
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5

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Durability

Cons

Can't think of much off hand

pef459
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Like Most Cars It's All About The Feeling The Car Gives You While Driving. — Being an X RCMP cruiser she still has a bit of a command presence that makes driving in the city more pleasant. Na Na na hey hey Good Bye Service vehicle white greyish blue interior black steel rim with center caps.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Brett writes:
1998 Ford Crown Victoria 4 Dr LX Sedan Review
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4

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RWD, looks like a cop car, fun to drive.

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Gas mileage, accelerates slowly.

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Good First Car. — Excellent first car. Guzzles the gas a bit, but quite safe and fun to drive. Rear wheel drive is phenomenal, the back end of this can slide out fairly easily. Can be hard to control in the rain or in gravel due to lack of traction control or a limited-slip rear differential, but still an excellent driver once you get the hang of it. Benefits of it being mistaken for a cop car include avoiding being pulled over and having people get out of your way on the freeway.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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meauxmoe73 writes:
1998 Ford Crown Victoria 4 Dr LX Sedan Review
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Pros

i love big cars!

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none

meauxmoe73
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Big Vic — I have owned 2 crowns before this on and i love them. I don't think that I will ever own anything other than a Crown Victoria. It is well worth the money and the space is outstanding in my opinion.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Adam writes:
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everything, leg room especially

Cons

not a whole lot wish more after market parts were available for it

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Awesome Car, Use It For Work, To Go To Work And School, Transport Family And Also Treat It As A Recr — great performance, built tough, basically a pick-up in car form, gas mileage is decent for how big the car is, approx. miles per gallon highway, very very fun to drive, people get out of my way on the highway for obvious reasons

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Richard writes:
1998 Ford Crown Victoria 4 Dr S Sedan Review
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its pretty roomy and comfortable

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gas hog, heavy and too long.

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Its A So-so Car — its a v8 big gas hog specially for gas prices and thats bout it! great room for a family for four pretty roomy. just brakes and fuel coil was replaced bout it. boy is it fun to screw around in why its v8 plus rear wheel drive!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Alex writes:
1998 Ford Crown Victoria 4 Dr STD Sedan Review
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Durable

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None

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Great — That it is better then Jerrons civic. The handling is good. The car is very fast. Appearance is awesome. It could have better gas mileage. The car is very fun to drive. I always scare other cars because i look like a cop.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Daniel writes:
1998 Ford Crown Victoria 4 Dr STD Sedan Review
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handling, performance, less tickets

Cons

transmission

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98 Crown Victoria P71 — The police interceptor was a very fun and reliable car. The handling was decent for a full size sedan. The 4.6L engine only made 220hp but seemed as if it had much more. I ended up cracking the crankshaft in half and having to replace the trans, but other than that the car was extremely reliable. Ford 4R70W transmissions are junk!

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

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Matthew writes:
1998 Ford Crown Victoria 4 Dr LX Sedan Review
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Great power, awesome handling, very durable

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None, well except if you are a cheapo on fuel, it's a thirsty car!

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Love It, Wish They Made A Manual Version Though! — This car is great, it has so much power on tap, just keep an eye on you're coils, 1 little malfunction and the car will miss quite a bit, but not until about 260 thousand kilometers so rest easy. It also handles great for a 4000 pound car!!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Frederick writes:
1998 Ford Crown Victoria 4 Dr S Sedan Review
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the speed

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weight

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Great — very fast, handles great, looks good, get a lot of attention, sounds good, use to be a police car, have a set of 22's on it, and has a lot of work done to it, wanna race some time

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Alex writes:
1998 Ford Crown Victoria 4 Dr LX Sedan Review
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Solid, Very roomy, Smooth ride, Rear wheel drive

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Gas mileage, Squeaky at times, Too heavy

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1998 Crown Vic Police Interceptor — Bought this car from a reputable source, it had 93,000 miles on it, drove very smoothly, fired up instantly and still keeps its performance and reliability 10,000 miles later. I had to replace a few parts, but my overall satisfaction with the car is up to the price i paid for it. if only it had a smaller appetite for gas. 12/17 just doesnt cut it anymore.

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2011 Ford Crown Victoria Reviews

Very Comfortable By 7215charlie_

comfortable and powerful. This car fits some personalities just right. If you want a cruiser- this type of car is for you. If you want a more youthful or modern style vehicle, I guess a Crown Vic i... Read More

Another Perfect One. By RSTORMFIELD

Ever since I got it from the dealership I have found no defects on this flying machine. Everything runs perfect on this car and when and if something breaks down I hear that the parts are inexpensive... Read More

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2010 Ford Crown Victoria Reviews

Great Car For Road Trips And Family, Police Model Also Has A Cool Stance. By KenF

Highly recommend the venerated Crown Victoria to anyone who can appreciate a large sedan that has both power and style, and that don't break the bank. Maintenance on the Crown Vic is easy and cost eff... Read More

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2009 Ford Crown Victoria Reviews

I Really Liked This Car. By Gmdog

The performance of this car is great, has very good acceleration, brakes work great, and the handling of this car is very good. I did feel very safe driving this car it is solid and great car. This is... Read More

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2008 Ford Crown Victoria Reviews

Good Reliable Everyday Car By ToMoPa

Excellent choice for low budget buyers / owners. Low maintenance cost, reliable engine, plenty of space. Powerful, good acceleration, easy to handle car. Huge trunk and enough space for 3 adults in th... Read More

I Am So Proud Of The Way It Was Made. Awesome. By RSTORMFIELD

I like everyrhing about this car. Too bad Ford made the big mistake to stop its production in 2011. I think they will regret it everntually. The way the engine sounds when it picks up, its great pass... Read More

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2007 Ford Crown Victoria Reviews

Great Car By dwyczalek

Just what I wrote in the cons column I would keep buying them if they still built them. Great looking and great mechanically car. Very dependable car. Low Maintenance vehicle. Great sound system. ... Read More

Crown Vic S - Lwb By 559806

This is an 2008 model extended wheelbase car I bought in 2011 from Griffin Ford in Louisburg NC. (For some reason, this site wouldn't give me the 2008 option.) My 6'5" long-legged, big-footed body can... Read More

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