2006 Mercury Grand Marquis User Reviews

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    2006 Mercury Grand Marquis LS Premium Review
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    Beautiful — i like eveything, very roomy, a nice smooth ride lots of trunk space, pretty good on gas, its a great car for long ride trips because its such a comfortable drive and I think eveyone will love ths car. Its awesome.

    Pros: just an awesome car

    Cons: minor scrathes that can easily be buffed out

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    Classic American Luxury — If you took this car, slap some chrome bumpers on and take out the CD player and stick in the middle of the 70's, it would fit right in. It's got a V8, rear wheel drive, body-on-frame chassis, seats six and has a huge trunk. The engine is just a toned down Mustang engine. The rest of it is pretty much just a dressed up cop car. I've drag raced it and autocrossed it and to most people's surprise, did fairly well for a two ton land yacht. The ride is smoother than most cars, but isn't the smoothest that I've driven (Lincoln Town Car). It has plenty of leather and chrome; Classic American Luxury. If you want an older, bigger car, but need the practicality of a new car, look at the Grand Marquis. P.S. Mine was originally a Hertz rental car and was in an accident before I bought it, so it has had a few problems, but the Grand Marquis' record on reliability is as good as any Japanese car.

    Pros: Size, Smooth ride, V8, Sleeper, Highway driving

    Cons: Has been virtually unchanged in 10 years, so Car and Driver, etc. don't take it seriously. Also, it's primary sales base are seniors, so no one takes it serious (until you autocross it).

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    2006 Mercury Grand Marquis LS Premium Review
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    Somewhat Antiquated, But Durable. Pleasant To Drive And Own. — This '06 Grand Marquis LS is our third G-Marquis. Previous ones were '89 and '98, all LSs. All three of them were bought used and have been very decent cars. My wife and I are taller than average old timers and like the value, comfort, roominess, large trunk and the safe feeling we have while driving/riding in them. Mid-size cars seem cramped and just don't fill the bill for us. The LS Grand Marquis' all had automatic A/C and plenty of features. No FWD, AWD, nav, bluetooth, cameras, cd changers, but that's just fine with us. It's called an old man's car and I'm an old man. OK by me.

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: Reliable, roomy, comfortable, large trunk, adequate power, rear wheel drive. The stock body is rather plain, so we added some bling with a half vinyl roof, skinny whitewalls, chrome wheel cutout lips and chrome taillight overlays. Purists might not like the bling, but we think it adds some welcome panache.

    Cons: Local gas mileage rather low at 15 mpg. OD doesn't kick in until 45 mph. Much of my driving is local and have to keep it around more like 40 mph.  Does anyone know if it can  be reset to 40 mph with its computer?

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    Reviews From Other Years

    2010 Mercury Grand Marquis Reviews

    It Looks Good And Drives Great. By Max1440

    I purchased a Mercury GM in 1996 and drove it for 234,000 miles without a major problem. Hope to do the same with the new 2010 I purchased. Read More

    2009 Mercury Grand Marquis Reviews

    I Love It! By BobGM

    This car rides like a dream; handles amazingly well, and gets far better mileage than my late-model Mustang does. (On a recent 175-mile road trip, I got an amazing 27.63 actual MPG!). A big plus is th... Read More

    2008 Mercury Grand Marquis Reviews

    Liked At First Sight By sam777888

    trunk room is huge, very roomy interior with very good comfort level, a mystery as to where the fuse is for the non working cruise control which is the only thing on the car which is a negative so far... Read More

    Perfect Family Car By Js08016

    I bought this car on May 21, 2012 to replace my aging 1993 Chevy Caprice, which I bought new. The "Mighty Mercury" as I affectionately call it is a wonderful car. Everything that the Caprice was in it... Read More

    2007 Mercury Grand Marquis Reviews

    Good Solid And Well Handling Car By mpd61

    I really enjoy the room, comfort and level of trim in this car. I drive a Police Interceptor for work, so I really feel at home in this baby. Handles very well and get great fuel economy for her size.... Read More

    Comfy By wyatthays

    It is not the best car on gas but i love the car its so comfortable great for a lot of people fitting and a very smooth drive. it is very reliable , never had any problems and has nice features. Read More

    2005 Mercury Grand Marquis Reviews

    A Big Comfortable Boat With Wheels. By unbreakableghost

    I was expecting more power from this V8, but it felt more like a V6. 0-60 10sec. It has traction control, very helpful in rainy conditions. Overall this car is very fun to drive around with, if you'r... Read More

    Love It! By ocoee267

    Great daily commuter with style and comfort, plenty of interior space and horsepower to get you from point A to point B and then to point C and point D and then some! Love this car, it was no trouble ... Read More

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