1998 Ford Crown Victoria User Reviews

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Users ranked 1998 Ford Crown Victoria against other cars which they drove/owned. Each ranking was based on 9 categories. Here is the summary of top rankings.

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    1998 Ford Crown Victoria 4 Dr STD SedanReview
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    Fell In Love With It When I Sat In It. — This car was once a NH state cop car. It was then put on auction just under 100K miles, where the cop who drove it daily bought it and put a few more thousand miles on it. He then sold it, and after another owner, I happened upon it. The interior has some mark ups from when the electronics (laptop etc.) was hooked up to the dash; still can see the old holes for when the cage was in there. It's got a green paint job with the chrome package, and I took off the rims so it looks even sharper. Handles like a dream; it gets 22-25 miles per gallon, if you cruise her right.

    Pros: The experience of driving a massive "boat".. people slowing down on the highway at night when they think you're a cop.. roaring down the road, it's just a great car. I love it.

    Cons: I guess the gas mileage, but that's about it, and that's not even terrible.

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    1998 Ford Crown Victoria 4 Dr LX SedanReview
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    Room For Six Not Counting The Trunk. — Big, roomy, scoots along pretty quickly. And gets decent mileage. I always wanted one and once I did I could not go back.

    Pros: Nice V8

    Cons: No shotgun standard.

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    1998 Ford Crown Victoria 4 Dr LX SedanReview
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    Wallowing Heap Of Junk - But I Loved It!! — Perfect in the US, where there'e plenty of space to park this 17 foot long beast, and it eats the miles on the highway while you can sit back... if fact almost lie back.... and relax. Handling was non-existant, performance was shambolic except if you put your foot down when you're already doing 60...you'll be pleasently surprised. Build quality also terrible. Th windows stopped working..then fell out! The tranmission juddered at certain speeds no matter what we did to fix it... I could go on but the list is long and boring. However I loved this car will all its fovballs. Huge boot, huge engine, easy to drive but also hugely dull (especially as ours was gold)

    Pros: Easy & relaxing to drive

    Cons: Everything else

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    1998 Ford Crown Victoria 4 Dr LX Sedan Review
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    This car just keeps going, original starter,water pump, no failed ignition. Almost 20 years of reliable service and comfort. Part that have failed, 3 door window regulators, fuel pump and the alternator. Not bad in my opinion. This type of car is gone now, but many families, taxis, and police cars have done their job for many years.
    vs1998 Lincoln Town Car Executive
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    Power Ranked 1998 Lincoln Town Car Executive worse.
    "Not really more power, just a bit lighter, basically the same motor. "
    Handling Ranked 1998 Lincoln Town Car Executive worse.
    "Again I think it is a bit lighter, not the floating living room like the Lincoln but still very good hwy car. "
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    1998 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor Review
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    vs2003 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor
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    Handling Ranked 2003 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor worse.
    "Heavier strut n tow package"
    Front Seats Ranked 2003 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor worse.
    "Better leather"

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    Reviews From Other Years

    2011 Ford Crown Victoria Reviews

    Another Perfect One. By RSTORMFIELD

    Ever since I got it from the dealership I have found no defects on this flying machine. Everything runs perfect on this car and when and if something breaks down I hear that the parts are inexpensive... Read More

    The Ford Crown Victoria Will Be Missed When The Last One Is Retired But Until Then........ By Tracy

    Tough as nails and completely rebuild-able. The key to keeping this puppy on the road is PROPER MAINTENANCE. We retire them at 150,000 miles. That's carrying a few hundred pounds of equipment, Idl... Read More

    2010 Ford Crown Victoria Reviews

    Great Car For Road Trips And Family, Police Model Also Has A Cool Stance. By KenF

    Highly recommend the venerated Crown Victoria to anyone who can appreciate a large sedan that has both power and style, and that don't break the bank. Maintenance on the Crown Vic is easy and cost eff... Read More

    2009 Ford Crown Victoria Reviews

    I Really Liked This Car. By Gmdog

    The performance of this car is great, has very good acceleration, brakes work great, and the handling of this car is very good. I did feel very safe driving this car it is solid and great car. This is... Read More

    2008 Ford Crown Victoria Reviews

    Good Reliable Everyday Car By ToMoPa

    Excellent choice for low budget buyers / owners. Low maintenance cost, reliable engine, plenty of space. Powerful, good acceleration, easy to handle car. Huge trunk and enough space for 3 adults in th... Read More

    I Am So Proud Of The Way It Was Made. Awesome. By RSTORMFIELD

    I like everyrhing about this car. Too bad Ford made the big mistake to stop its production in 2011. I think they will regret it everntually. The way the engine sounds when it picks up, its great pass... Read More

    2007 Ford Crown Victoria Reviews

    Great Car By dwyczalek

    Just what I wrote in the cons column I would keep buying them if they still built them. Great looking and great mechanically car. Very dependable car. Low Maintenance vehicle. Great sound system. ... Read More

    Crown Vic S - Lwb By 559806

    This is an 2008 model extended wheelbase car I bought in 2011 from Griffin Ford in Louisburg NC. (For some reason, this site wouldn't give me the 2008 option.) My 6'5" long-legged, big-footed body can... Read More

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