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2005 Lincoln LS Overview
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Lincoln's luxury sport sedan offering differs from many competitors in that it features rear-wheel drive. Sitting on a Jaguar S platform, the 2005 Lincoln LS gets a new front end that is popular with owners (the rear end is another story). Also new is a revised 5-speed auto tran for smoother shifting. Some new options this year include side curtain airbags, parking assist, and power-adjustable pedals.
The 2005 LS comes with either a 232-hp, 3.0-liter V6 in Appearance, Luxury, or Premium trims, or a 3.9-liter, 280-hp V8 in Sport and Ultimate trims. The auto tran adds sport-shifting in the V8. All have full power features, including power front seats, leather upholstery, dual-zone climate control, dual front-side airbags, CD player, ABS brakes, and traction control. The V8s beef up the sports suspension and carry larger 17-inch wheels. An optional sunroof is standard on the Ultimate V8. Option packages add heated seats, xenon headlights, a navigation system, and stability control. The V8s can be outfitted with chrome wheels, foglights, rear spoiler, and a more menacing front grille.
The interior of the 2005 LS features wood and nickel trim. It seats four, though the backseat is noticeably cramped. Rear seats split-fold down to open up the 13.5 cubic foot trunk. The LS struggles to compete with the BMW 5-Series and Mercedes Benz E Series. Though drivers like the front legroom, handling, V8 power, and the smooth and comfortable ride, some say the harsher sport suspension takes getting used to. Other complaints mention the 18/24 mpg and bland interior.
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Lincoln LS Questions
Why Does My Lincoln Ls Shift Hard
Hi all, I have a 2005 Lincoln LS and the car seems to shift hard, during all typed of driving. It has been doing this since I purchased the car and I have had it looked at by the dealer on several o...
How Do I Get Tranny Fluid To Temp To Fill Tranny Fluid 05 Lincoln Ls
I have an 05 Lincoln ls. Want to fill tranny fluid myself, just wondering how am I supposed to get the fluid to temperature in order to fill it?
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2005 Lincoln Ls Will Sound Alarm And Then The Battery Dies Within Seconds
my car's alarm system will go off for no reason and immediately kill the battery, have to charge the battery then it's okay until it happens again