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1996 Lincoln Town Car SignatureReview
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It's Not A Car, It's A Member Of The Family — Absolutely love this car, and I really can't tell you why. Newer (1999-2007) Town Cars are much nicer driving, much more refined, but I never got used to their styling. 170,000 miles and I wouldn't hesitate to drive it cross-country. I guess it's the styling; to me, this car is iconic, the epitome of the American luxury sedan.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Reliable, inexpensive to maintain and repair, decent fuel economy, a trunk bigger than most apartments in Tokyo.

Cons: Every other driver on the road thinks I'm a funeral director (black exterior, black leather interior).

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Only The Best! — I like every thing about The '96 Town Car Signature Series. Fuel is costly, but that is overlooked with the amentities car offers & drive it provides. The air suspension this car comes with is like driving in a cloud. No regrets owning a LINCOLN Town Car with '96 body style lots of leg room & seats 6 comfortably.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: The air suspension, & power moon roof make this sedan in my book.

Cons: Only uses 93 Octane, gets costly.

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Best Value For Old Dependable Car — I just about said what I thought above. This car has served me well, and I would keep driving it if my wife lets me. Ours just turned 243000 miles. Consistently dependable. Love the 4.6 16 valve engine. Efficient and quiet. No problem passing at 80-90mph. Makes towing easy too.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: I love the Town Car. Overall, one of the best values, and the best of the 3 models, TC, Crown Vic, or Merc Marquis.  It is well built and holds together well. Fuel economy on the highway is between 22-25 mpg, which is great for such a big car.

Cons: The airbag suspension has to go. They are temperamental and subject to leaks. Costly to replace. Coil change out was less than 100.00. Not happy with the heater core taking 8 hours to change. Bad design flaw for these models. Have to take dashboard almost completely off. Window regulators are subject to failure. Dorman replacements are best.

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Only Thing Better Than A Lincoln Is Another Lincoln — I hated this body style when they first came out with it, but once I drove it I couldn't get enough of driving it. I will they had put the 460 in but the 4.6 does an ok job. Nothing rides lik a Licoln Town Car!!! Even had a few Cadillac drivers switch to Lincoln after riding in mine.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Cant beat the Luxury

Cons: they stopped making the Town Car

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1996 Lincoln Town Car CartierReview
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Its Fun, Its Big, And Its Nice — acceleration is not the best but not the worse concerting that it weights 2 tuns. the only major repair was the intake manifold (dupont made it out of plastic). It get 18- 20 mostly city but some highway. the "fun factor" is its a boat and if it still has air ride she floats down the road.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: classy, and ROOMY

Cons: if the intake isn't replaced

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Stunning, Solid Classic Town Car. Last Of The "good" Town Cars. — Ive had many Lincoln Town Cars in the past, but this is by far the cleanest, most "like new" one I have ever owned. As it should be with a mere 37k miles. A solid, super soft riding car that floats down the highway. I had a 95 TC without the Touring package that got better MPG, but this takes the cake on condition. Finished in a stunning pearl white shade over a dead white leather. Shows dirt very easy, but a striking combination. The factory chrome wheels really set it over the top. 37k Original miles. This is as new as they come. Have every book, brochure and trinket of information the car came with. Still retains some protective plastic sheeting on the interior that was never removed at delivery.

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

Pros: Top reason to drive THIS particular car, its like driving a new 96 Lincoln.

Cons: No reason to avoid this puff!

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Good If Its Free. Not Recommend To Buy — its got awesome brakes and a good engine. but its so old. i want something newer. the appearance isnt good cuz its a 96. but we got a v8 and with the way i drive, thanks to this car, i dont have to worry about smacking into anyone. haha. the brakes are that good. lol

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: brakes and engine

Cons: appearance

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This Car Is Like A Cloud, I Almost Fell Asleep On The Weel! — This car is nice. First off it is good on the highway but it isnt a car you'd want to go racing with. The interior is that of a great luxury car and can fit alot of people. I also love how it can sometimes feel like a truck and a limo, whatever you prefer. But my favorite parts of the car are its handling and its air-ride suspension, this car is easy to drive and is comfortable to be in.

Pros: It is easy to drive and is comfortable.  And it has alot of space for a huge system;).

Cons: It dosnt have the acceleration of smaller cars and its a gas guzzler.

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1996 Lincoln Town Car ExecutiveReview
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Smooth Cruiser — This Lincoln's interior can only be desribed as overstuffed opulence. It is more quiet and comfortable than the Cadillacs I have owned. The suspension is soft but it absorbs bumps in the road very well. The quality of the leather and overall interior construction is better than Cadillac's and is holding up very well after 17 years. The body styling is that of classic beauty and still has no rust. All of the power windows still operate perfectly while 3 of the 4 windows in my Cadillac Fleetwood failed! It's a sleek, smooth, reliable, memorable luxury ride. I sold this car in 2013. It was just too big for the small town that I moved to.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: I have owned this limo since 2007 and commuted 60 miles a day 6 days a week. It proved itself to be 100% reliable. The car is very quiet and comfortable and averages 20 mpg. I have carried family and friends to races, concerts and numerous other events in luxury with room to spare in the massive trunk. The automatic ride leveling suspension keeps it looking good when heavily loaded.

Cons: Depending on where you live and shop, it's 22 foot length (limo) can be a parking challenge.

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Has a smooth ride and lot's of space.
vs1996 Ford Crown Victoria
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vs1996 Mercury Grand Marquis
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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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