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Second Owner — Great design looks nice good motor 5.0 Only thing is the door motors are not easy to work on unless you use a drill. big and spacey insides will hold up to six people easy. Everything about this car seems easy to fix with the exceptions of a few things here an there.

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

Pros: original motor

Cons: All of the windows don't let down

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Good Car, Fairly Reliable. — i got my 700 dollars worth i think-but turning into a money pit slowly. I guess all cars are like that. I love it though, and im sure it will be here for awhile longer. Love to have another one someday. Wish i had radio.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Great car, needs radio. LOL

Cons: NO RADIO.

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1988 Town Car — First car... bought it for $500 in 2006. It was an ok student car. Good engine (302) but they should have put the DOHC in the town car... not the crappy OHV. Transmission sucked. Seriously. But the trunk was big, could fit a ton of people in it.... sucked in the rain though.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: I could run over crap and it wouldn't matter. Bulletproof engine. Could fit like 10 people in it.  Torqy. Could spin the tires with a touch of the pedal.

Cons: Transmission sucked so bad. Terrible traction too.

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My First Car — This car had over 200,000 miles on it. The 5.0 engine still had great power after all the years. People thought this rusty hunk of junk was going to fall apart. It sure treated me well! It was my first car and loved big daddy!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Ghetto Cruiser

Cons: Gas Mileage

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Looks And Runs Great... — Rides nice, style and profile, just hard to get parts, have to have patients electric system needs to be re-vamped; has gremlins... changed out rear air bags for air shocks adjustable makes a big difference minimal cost to maintain digital dash can have issues at times

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: nice on hwy drives

Cons: Electrical issues/ gas gauge not working all the time

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My Town Car Is Black W/black Carrage Roof & Loads Of Chrome ( A Real Head Turner ) — This is my third Lincoln and this one is a Town Car . I am the second owner of this fine automobile.It had 139,000 miles on it when I bought it. I put new Michelin tires on it and then I drove it 400 miles, but before I left on that trip I checked the oil level in the pan. It was right up there where it was supposed to be. Upon arriving at my destination I checked the oil level again and there it was right up there where it was before I left home. O K you want me to rate this car ? I personally cannot understand why sombody would want to sell one of these except maybe to upgrade to a newer version of a one-of-a-kind ride like this one. I can tell you one thing though if you have ever driven a Lincoln you won't want to drive a Cadillac that is for sure! Friends asked me when did I get this car and I tell them that this is not a car It's a LINCOLN ! Why drive a car when you can drive a Lincoln !

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Smoothest ride of any automobile

Cons: I don't know of any.>>>>Do you ?

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Everyone Needs One — this car has 330,000 original miles on it and runs string as ever. will it ever die? i don't know but it doesn't seem like it. i think everybody needs one or maybe even two. it's awesome. this is a car i will never get rid of.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: it's awesome

Cons: buy two

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The Gold Dabloon — was my cruiser. It was a gift from an elder in my family - a luxurious change from the Cavalier, and it was fast as hell. During a spat with my folks, I left the house angry (don't do it kids) and left 80' tire marks up the street. I went through some hard times in my life while owning that car and seeing photos of it makes me remember how hard I worked to get to where I am.

Pros: Really comfortable, you recognize it when you see it, fun to drive...

Cons: Really comfortable, you recognize it when you see it, fun to drive... I picked up 2 speeding tickets in 3 months on the same road from the same cop.  He also greeted me one morning when I accidently parked it on top of a snow bank.

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Power Ranked 1991 Volvo 240 worse.
"Just so much fuel pedal and it will not let you down when you push the pedal down"
Front Seats Ranked 1991 Volvo 240 worse.
"Comfortable like sitting on a couch"
Family Car Ranked 1991 Volvo 240 worse.
"More room for 4 or 5 regular size people"
Value Ranked 1991 Volvo 240 better.
"The price is very nice"

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Reviews From Other Years

2011 Lincoln Town Car Reviews

It Is A Great Car By maxfli

The Town Car has performed as it was built to do. It is comfortable, fuel efficient for a conservative driver, and has had no mechanical problems. I am not a fan of vinyl tops but on this car but it d... Read More

2010 Lincoln Town Car Reviews

Why You Want It So Bad.... By Mugerdich

I prefer the look of either the Crown Vic or the Grand Marquis a bit better, but there's not much difference. The Town Car rear lights just don't do anything for me. Ride with any of the three is grea... Read More

2009 Lincoln Town Car Reviews

Casualty Of The Way Forward. Save The Town Cars! By cowtowncar

What is not to like? It is a land yacht that runs on regular gas. I average 19 plus MPG combined and have seen 24 on long highway trips. The dealer bats 1000 in every area of service but front end. I ... Read More

Wish Every One Can Afford One Town Car By saki

A nice comfortable reliable soomth riding low cost American car. hope America make more and more car like this and make the price in range so that every one can afford this. There is so many luxury c... Read More

2008 Lincoln Town Car Reviews

Affordable Luxury By ru2519v

My overall experience in owning a 2008 Lincoln Town car has been very positive. This vehicle performs extremely well, especially on those longer road trips. There's ample leg room for all passengers a... Read More

2007 Lincoln Town Car Reviews

Very Nice Luxury Car By NewLuxuryLincoln

This was a very nice car. It rode well, felt nice and was worth the money for the time we owned it. I'm glad someone else who will enjoy this car hopefully for many years ended up finding and buying... Read More

Great Car For Long Drives. By Oneton

The Lincoln Town Car is a great car. I wish Lincoln had just given it an engine and transmission upgrade to get more horsepower and updated the interior with modern options. I am not interested in any... Read More

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