2003 Mercury Grand Marquis Review Ratings
2003 Mercury Grand Marquis GS Convenience Review
Powerful, reliable, comfortable, road trips, safe
Too big, not enough room, parking, gas mileage
Not Bad But Needs Improvement — The car is not a bad car for daily driving and great for road trips. It gets decent gas mileage on the highway and in the city it depends on how you drive it. It is way to long and it is a hard car to park in almost any parking spot especially if you are parallel parking. Also this car has awkward space in the trunk. It is deep and it looks huge but you cannot fit as much in the trunk as you think. The back seats are not for people who are taller then 6'5 (Thats how tall I am). I feel safe when driving this car on the road which is a good feeling to have.
Primary Use: Commuting to work
2003 Mercury Grand Marquis LSE Review
This car has everything going for it. It's an LSE (Mercury version of the CV LX Sport) and has enough additional power to be noticed, but not enough to hurt the gas mileage.
Haven't found any, so far.
Grand Marquis Is Tops — I bought this car when it was 2-years-old, and had 38,725 miles. It's now at 272,500, and just keeps going. I've made it a point to keep this car maintained as recommended, and use synthetics when possible (Motorcraft Synthetic Blend motor oil). You can't go wrong buying a used, well maintained Grand Marquis or Crown Vic. (Obviously the Grand Marquis is the car to the left in the photo.)
2003 Mercury Grand Marquis LS Ultimate Review
Awesome car, easy to drive with lots of great features. Has been outstandingly reliable everywhere I've taken it.
A/C isn't working, will need tires and a driver's window switch eventually but both are still working.
Quiet, Reliable, Inexpensive Luxury — I have been very happy with this car and have gotten excellent use out of it. It is my daily driver. It's comfortable, quiet and has an excellent stereo system. I'll be sad to see it go, but am eager to see what my next vehicle will bring me.
Primary Use: Commuting to work
2003 Mercury Grand Marquis GS Review
interior/trunk space and power
Shawn Does 03 Grand Marquis — I find the performance is at the high end of rpm spectrum, it has needed repairs, but it has 165000 miles so that's expected. I love the way it looks, both inside and out. It's a bit of a gas hog, but you should know that with the 4.6 L V8. It is very fun, if you don't mind tight squeezes and people thinking you're 80 years old. Update- I'm up to 217,000 miles and it still runs like a brand new V8! So far I've replaced the air idle controller, mass air flow sensor, and the plastic (WHY FORD WHY PLASTIC!?) intake manifold. For a car that's got so many miles I don't think that's too bad at all.
Primary Use: Commuting to work
2003 Mercury Grand Marquis Review
Fits a large body like mine
donut spare, (will replace), adjustable pedals not enough travel to do worthwhile comfort.
Very Nice Car — I recently purchased this car replacing a 2000 F150 4X4 that did not fit my large behind. The salesperson brought this out and other than bumping the steering wheel a bit entering, the car is a great fit for a large person like me. Cadillac or Lincoln may possibly fit me better, but cannot afford them. I paid about the same as the other reviewers, betwixt 8 and 9 thousand. Quite satisfied, fixing the little beauty marks at present. This will make the car truly my own. Larry
2003 Mercury Grand Marquis LS Premium Review
Classy Affordable Luxury — Just purchased a 2003 Grand Marquis L S. I have owned a 1992 Cadillac Seville and most recently a Buick Park Avenue (1991) I traded the Buick in on the Marquis and they gave me $1000.00. The Marquis only had 91,500.00 kilometers and the dealer was blowing it out. I paid $9999.00 (Canadian) less the $1000.00 for the Buick. The ride is very smooth and acceleration although not as peppy as the Caddy, is more than adequate. I was surprised how well it handled, and how solid it felt driving it. I am very tall and found that it had loads of leg and head room. Decent sound system and I like the way the instruments on the dash are laid out. Overall, for the money I paid I think it is a great car. The only car I would purchase over this would be the Lincoln Town car (if I could afford it!)
Owner for 0 years, 2 months
Miles Driven per Year:15,000
Reviews From Other Years
It Looks Good And Drives Great.
I purchased a Mercury GM in 1996 and drove it for 234,000 miles without a major problem. Hope to do the same with the new 2010 I purchased. Read More
I Love It!
This car rides like a dream; handles amazingly well, and gets far better mileage than my late-model Mustang does. (On a recent 175-mile road trip, I got an amazing 27.63 actual MPG!). A big plus is th... Read More
Liked At First Sight
trunk room is huge, very roomy interior with very good comfort level, a mystery as to where the fuse is for the non working cruise control which is the only thing on the car which is a negative so far... Read More
Perfect Family Car
I bought this car on May 21, 2012 to replace my aging 1993 Chevy Caprice, which I bought new. The "Mighty Mercury" as I affectionately call it is a wonderful car. Everything that the Caprice was in it... Read More
Good Solid And Well Handling Car
I really enjoy the room, comfort and level of trim in this car. I drive a Police Interceptor for work, so I really feel at home in this baby. Handles very well and get great fuel economy for her size.... Read More
It is not the best car on gas but i love the car its so comfortable great for a lot of people fitting and a very smooth drive. it is very reliable , never had any problems and has nice features. Read More
i like eveything, very roomy, a nice smooth ride lots of trunk space, pretty good on gas, its a great car for long ride trips because its such a comfortable drive and I think eveyone will love ths car... Read More
Classic American Luxury
If you took this car, slap some chrome bumpers on and take out the CD player and stick in the middle of the 70's, it would fit right in. It's got a V8, rear wheel drive, body-on-frame chassis, seats s... Read More
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