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Average User Score
4.3 ⁄ 5 stars
Based on 6 reviews
2005 Lincoln LS Overview
Overall User Score
Based on 6 reviews
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...
If Not The Battery What Would Cause My 2005 Lincoln Ls V8 Not To Start?
On my 2005 Lincoln LS 3.9ltr when cold I have a misfire check engine light comes on code read P0305 meaning #5 cylinder misfire, BUT once engine gets to normal operating temperature runs smooth and no...
Anti Freeze Coming From Radiator Cap While Trying To Bleed System. The Heat...
ti freeze coming from radiator cap while trying to bleed system. the heater core is blocked off or bypassed into a t. and have replaced t stat and water pump and oil filter gasket, runs half way on ...